Grand Lake, Colo. (July 28) – The MIT women's lacrosse team received multiple academic awards from the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) earlier this week. The Engineers were among 308 schools across NCAA Division I, II, III, and the NAIA to be named as an IWLCA Zag Sports Academic Honor Squad. In addition, MIT placed six student-athletes on the IWLCA Zag Sports Division III Academic Honor Roll.
First-time honorees, rising-seniors Eva Boal (Princeton Junction, N.J.), Hind Saleh (Bethesda, Md.), and Jack Simmons (Houston, Texas) along with Erica Green '17 (Ivyland, Pa.), Hannah Levy '17 (Yardley, Pa.), and Devin Williams '17 (Washington, D.C.) were named to the Academic Honor Roll. To be eligible for this honor, student-athletes must be a junior, senior, or graduate student and have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.
To qualify for the Academic Honor Squad, the team must have posted at least a 3.0 GPA for the academic year. The Engineers along with Emerson College, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, Springfield College, and Wheaton College represented the NEWMAC on the list.