GRAND LAKE, Colo. –The Allegheny College lacrosse team garnered accolades from the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) for its excellence in the classroom as the Gators were one of 275 schools across NCAA Division I, II, III, and NAIA named Zag Sports Academic Honor Squads for the 2015-16 academic year.
To qualify for the honor, a team must post a grade point average of 3.00 or higher (on a 4.00 scale) for the academic year. Allegheny was one of five North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) programs to receive the award, joining Denison, Kenyon, Wittenberg, and Wooster.
In addition, seniors Eleni Brown and Colleen Bodnar were named to the IWLCA Zag Sports Academic Honor Roll.
After playing 25 games between her freshman and sophomore seasons, Bodnar served as a student assistant during the 2016 campaign.
Bodnar, a Chartiers Valley graduate, majors in neuroscience and has a psychology minor.
(photo courtesy of Allegheny College)