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Aug. 22, 2012
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - The Penn State women's lacrosse team was named an Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association Academic Squad, it was announced this week.
In all, 42 schools that earned a cumulative team grade-point average of at least 3.0 were honored as an IWLCA Academic Squad for the 2012 season. Penn State was also one of 11 NCAA tournament teams from a year ago to accomplish the feat.
In addition to their team accomplishment, 18 Nittany Lions were placed on the ALC Academic Honor Roll for the 2011-12 academic year. Student-athletes who maintained a grade-point average of 3.0 or better during the 2011-12 school year were eligible for the Honor Roll.
2012 IWLCA Academic Squads
Albany, American University, Brown, California, Canisius, Central Connecticut State, Columbia, Cornell, Davidson, Denver, Detroit Mercy, Drexel, Fairfield, Florida, George Washington, Georgetown, Holy Cross, Jacksonville, Lafayette, Lehigh, Longwood, Louisville, Manhattan, Marist, Monmouth, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Penn State, Princeton, Quinnipiac, Rutgers, Saint Francis, Saint Mary's (Calif.), Temple, Vermont, Virginia, Vanderbilt, Virginia Tech, Wagner, Yale