CENTER VALLEY, Pa. – The American University lacrosse team placed 17 student-athletes on the 2014-15 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll, as announced by the league on Thursday.
Leading the way for the Eagles were senior Jordan Harrington and sophomore Kayla Flynn, who each posted a 4.0 GPA during the spring semester. Harrington, a public communications major, and Flynn, a public relations & strategic communication major, joined 15 other student-athletes in the league to achieve a 4.0 GPA during the spring.
Additionally, 13 PL student-athletes received Academic Honor Roll recognition for the fourth-straight year, including Harrington and classmates Olivia Reeve (3.33, Business Administration) and Jamie Silverman (3.66, Public Communications).
Three schools exceeded 20 student-athletes on the list, led by Colgate with 24, followed by PL champion Loyola Maryland with 22 and Bucknell with 21. Lafayette (18), American, Holy Cross (16) and Lehigh (15) also had strong representation on the Academic Honor Roll. All nine schools in the league combined for 152 total honorees, 11 more than last season's list.
To be eligible for the Spring Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must earn a 3.20 grade-point average in the spring semester and participate in one of the Patriot League's winter or spring championship sports.
The complete list of American's lacrosse honorees follows:
|Sarah Bootman||So.||Business Administration||3.93||McMurray, Pa./Peter's Township|
|Leah Brennan||Fr.||Health Promotion||3.45||Lorton, Va./Hayfield Secondary|
|Danielle Dgheim||Fr.||Psychology||3.33||Suffern, N.Y./Suffern|
|Taylor Dumpson||Fr.||Law & Society||3.73||Salisbury, Md./Wicomico|
|Madelyn Flax||Jr.||Journalism||3.53||Potomac, Md./Winston Churchill|
|Kayla Flynn||So.||Public Relations & Strategic Communication||4.0||Rockville Centre, N.Y./Oceanside|
|Jordan Harrington||Sr.||Public Communications||4.0||Fairport, N.Y./Fairport|
|Madison Hoon||So.||Business Administration||3.33||Sayville, N.Y./Sayville|
|Olivia Mangan||Jr.||Public Communications||3.72||Maplewood, N.J./Columbia|
|Olivia McCarthy||Sr.||Health Promotion||3.61||Duxbury, Mass./Duxbury|
|Shauna Norris||So.||Business Administration||3.66||Ridgefield, Conn./Ridgefield|
|Kaitlin Pericak||Sr.||Sociology||3.22||Latham, N.Y./Albany Academy for Girls|
|Daniella Pino||So.||Business Administration||3.33||Damascus, Md./Damascus|
|Olivia Reeve||Sr.||Business Administration||3.33||Nashville, Tenn./Harpeth Hall|
|Allie Sale||Fr.||Undeclared||3.40||Littleton, Colo./Chatfield|
|Emily Shields||Sr.||Justice & Law||3.86||Andover, Mass./Andover|
|Jamie Silverman||Sr.||Public Communications||3.66||Southbury, Conn./Pomperaug|