Grand Lake, Colo. (July 23) – The MIT women's lacrosse team received multiple academic awards from the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) on Monday. The Engineers were among 339 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 an Institute-record nine student-athletes on the IWLCA Zag Sports Division III Academic Honor Roll.
Eva Boal '18 (Princeton Junction, N.J.), Hind Saleh '18 (Bethesda, Md.), and Jack Simmons '18 (Houston, Texas) were named to the Academic Honor Roll for the second time. Allison Kaslow '18 (Lithia, Fla.) and Katie Notarangelo '18 (Foxboro, Mass.) along with rising seniors Ana Flooks (Weston, Conn.), Shannon Francis (Houston, Texas), Lucy Halperin (Seattle, Wash.), and Cecilia McCormick (Islip, N.Y.) were first-time honorees. To be eligible for the Academic Honor Roll, 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 Babson College, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, Springfield College, Wellesley College, and Wheaton College represented the NEWMAC on the list.