GRAND LAKE, Colo. - Announced on Wednesday by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association, the Sewanee women's lacrosse program was named to the IWLCA Zag Sports Academic Honor Squad for the ninth time in the team's 12-year history. Additionally, a record seven student-athletes were named to the Academic Honor Roll.
Comer, Crigler, Fulton, McConville were named to the Honor Roll for the second time in their respective careers, while Myers, Sherrill and Stirm earned their first Honor Roll selection.
The team had a record-setting 19 named to the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Academic Honor Roll for the Easter Semester, surpassing the 15 from the 2018 campaign.
The IWLCA honored 653 student-athletes from 173 different institutions on the 2019 IWLCA Zag Sports Division III Academic Honor Roll. To be eligible for this honor, student-athletes must be a junior, senior, or graduate student and have earned a cumulative academic GPA of 3.50 or greater.
Berry, Birmingham-Southern, Oglethorpe and Rhodes join Sewanee from the SAA onto the Academic Honor Roll. A total of 21 student-athletes were honored from the league.
The program was also named to the Academic Honor Squad for the ninth time in the 12-year history of women's lacrosse at The University of the South. Finishing with a cumulative grade point average of 3.39, this is the seventh straight season the team has garnered this award.
A total of 312 schools, 152 from NCAA Division III, were named to the Academic Squad. Rhodes joins Sewanee as the only two institutions from the SAA to the list.
To qualify for this prestigious honor, the women's lacrosse team must have posted a 3.0 or higher team GPA for the 2018-19 academic year.
The Tigers finished the 2019 season with a 12-7 record and a semifinalist in the SAA Tournament.