CENTER VALLEY, Pa. - The American University field hockey team had a league-high 18 players featured on the Patriot League Fall Academic Honor Roll, the conference office released on Wednesday.
To be eligible for the Fall Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must earn a 3.20 GPA in the fall semester and participate in one of the Patriot League's seven fall championship sports.
Junior Maura Jacobs and freshman Meagan Mitchell were two of the eight student-athletes from across the league to earn a 4.00 GPA during the fall semester. Jacobs, a public relations and strategic communication major, was the fourth consecutive AU student-athlete to have been selected as the Patriot League Field Hockey Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
Seniors Haley Bowcutt and Alexandra Morris led the team with their fourth PL Honor Roll recognitions while seniors Leah DiGiandomenico, Katie McCormick, Samantha McCormick and Anne Waverly Spencer all earned their third honor roll nods, along with juniors Megan Benson, Annaka Groschinski, Maura Jacobs, Rafaela Rubas, Rachel Stefano and Lucy Whalley.
Sophomore Kat Roncoroni is the lone two-time honoree on the team, while sophomore Jette Dieckmann and freshmen Ella Arata, Carlotta Borcherding, Lauren Fredricks, and Meagan Mitchell all made their Honor Roll debuts.
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2017 Patriot League Field Hockey Academic Honor Roll
Ella Arata, Fr., Undeclared (3.64)
Megan Benson, Jr., International Studies (3.51)
Carlotta Borcherding, Fr., International Studies (3.21)
Haley Bowcutt, Sr., Film and Media Arts (3.91)
Jette Dieckmann, So., Undeclared (3.64)
Leah DiGiandomenico, Sr., Health Promotion (3.93)
Lauren Fredricks, Fr., Undeclared (3.30)
Annaka Groschinski, Jr., Justice and Law (3.93)
Maura Jacobs, Jr., Public Relations and Strategic Communication (4.00)
Katie McCormick, Sr., Public Relations and Strategic Communication (3.60)
Samantha McCormick, Sr., Public Relations and Strategic Communication (3.80)
Meagan Mitchell, Fr., Neuroscience (4.00)
Alexandra Morris, Sr., Environmental Science (3.77)
Kat Roncoroni, So., Elementary Education (3.62)
Rafaela Rubas, Jr., Business Administration: Management (3.51)
Anne Waverly Spencer, Sr., Public Relations and Strategic Communication (3.93)
Rachel Stefano, Jr., Elementary Education (3.84)
Lucy Whalley, Jr., Business Administration: Management (3.57)