BEVERLY, Mass. – The Endicott women's lacrosse team has earned Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Zag Sports Academic Honor Squad accolades, as announced by the organization earlier today. Six student-athletes were also named to the IWLCA Zag Sports Division III Academic Honor Roll to highlight the team's overall success in the classroom.
The student-athletes named to the IWLCA Zag Sports Division III Academic Honor Roll list were Jaime Balboni (Billerica, Mass.), Ali Campbell (Lakeville, Mass.), Erin McCarthy (Old Lyme, Conn.), Molly McMahon (Hanover, Mass.), Cassidy Merrill (Buxton, Maine), and Bella Rino (Northborough, Mass.).
In total, the IWLCA honored 639 student-athletes from 189 different institutions. To be eligible for the honor, student-athletes must be a junior, senior, or graduate student-athlete and have earned a cumulative academic grade point average (GPA) of 3.50 or higher.
Meanwhile, to be eligible for the IWLCA Zag Sports Academic Honor Squad, the program must have posted a GPA of 3.0 or higher for the academic year. This year, the IWLCA named 339 schools across all NCAA Divisions (I, II, III) and the NAIA to the Zag Sports Academic Honor Squad list.
ABOUT THE IWLCA
The IWLCA is a membership-led, professional association representing the nation's intercollegiate women's lacrosse coaches within Division I, II & III of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). The IWLCA is a 501c(3) nonprofit educational organization. The mission of the IWLCA is to cultivate the growth of and to promote excellence in intercollegiate women's lacrosse.
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