Nine from Goucher Make Academic Squad

Nine from Goucher Make Academic Squad

Team GPA Also Earns Academic Award from NFHCA

March 6, 2007 

GLEN ALLEN, VA — Nine members of Goucher's field hockey team are being recognized by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association for their academic accomplishments, the organization announced today.

To be included on the NFHCA's 2006 National Academic Squad, a student-athlete must have achieved a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.3 through the fall semester of the 2006-07 academic year. Those from Goucher who made the team are: Courtney Conklin (Ellicott City, MD/Centennial), Marissa Copan (Golden, CO/Golden), Laura Groomes (Pittsburgh, PA/Fox Chapel Area), Kelsey Havens (Catonsville, MD/Catonsville), Debra Lenik (Woodstown, NJ/Westtown School), Jen Madera (Lusby, MD/Patuxent), Danielle Marks (Dover, PA/Dover Area), Alyssa Rittenburg (Burlington, MA/Burlington) and Jessica Wurzbacher (Lutherville, MD/Towson).

In addition, Goucher was one of the 81 Division III programs which achieved a team GPA of at least 3.0. Those that did will receive the NFHCA's National Academic Team Award.