LANCASTER, Pa. - Eight members of the Franklin & Marshall field hockey team were named to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division III National Academic Squad. The Diplomats also received the National Academic Team Award, given to teams with a combined GPA of 3.0 or higher.
The National Academic Squad recognizes student-athletes who have achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.30 or higher through the first semester of the 2015-16 academic year.
Senior's Lauren Eastman and Clare Wirth became four-year recipients of the award by making the list, while classmate Maria Guarisco earned the nod for the third straight time. Junior's Sarah Powell, Katherine Kistler and Jenn Silverman all garnered the award for the third consecutive year, while sophomore Sarah Schannauer and freshman Emily Nagle received the distinction for the first time.