The University of Mount Olive women’s lacrosse program was named an Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Academic Honor Squad for the fourth-consecutive year on Wednesday afternoon.
Additionally, graduate student Margot Coomes, senior Falon Costigan, graduate student Ali Davis, graduate student Zoe Dougherty, senior Emery Kennedy, graduate student Meagan Maxwell, senior Meaghan Michaud, senior Chaija Olsson, graduate student Morgan Paige, graduate student Alexis Stanley, junior Peyton Youngblood and junior Caroline Abbott earned IWLCA Academic Honor Roll.
To qualify for IWLCA Academic Honor Roll, the student athlete must be a junior, senior, or graduate student and have earned a cumulative grade-point-average (GPA) of 3.50 or greater. The organization honored 517 student-athletes from 68 different institutions.
The Trojans were one of nearly 400 programs recognized by the IWLCA as an Academic Honor Squad. In order to receive the team honor, a program must have posted a 3.2 GPA or higher for the academic year. The University of Mount Olive was one of five programs from the Conference Carolinas to receive the laurel, while featuring the most student-athletes on the academic honor roll in the league.