Each week in the fall, we will name two Scholar-Athletes of the Week for their excellent work in the classroom. The fourth-week features are women's lacrosse senior, Abbie McHerron (Burnt Hills, N.Y. / Burnt Hills) and men's lacrosse junior Jared Halverson (Durham, N.C. / Charles E. Jordan)
McHerron, a Special Education major, holds a 3.66 GPA and was named to the Landmark Conference Honor Roll in 2019-20. The goalie made her Goucher College debut against Cedar Crest on February 23, 2019. That same year, McHerron notched a career-best 18 stops against Bryn Mawr on March 14 and against Elizabethtown on March 30. In the 2020 season, McHerron was named Landmark Conference Defensive Athlete of the Week. She registered 40 saves and an 8.58 goals-against average in 321:32 minutes in six games. The senior recorded a season-high nine saves against Notre Dame on March 10, 2020.
Halverson, majoring in communications, was named to the Landmark Conference Honor Roll in 2019-2020. Currently, he boasts a 3.26 GPA. The midfielder made his Goucher College debut against Gettysburg on February 19, 2019. In his 14 games, he posted three goals and two assists – two goals coming against Immaculata on April 18. Halverson started all seven games in the 2020 season and recorded six goals. He matched his career-high with two tallies against McDaniel on February 26 and Marymount on March 4.