GILBERT, Ariz. — Caro Theunisz, a junior midfielder from Lindenwood University, has been named this year's Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA Division II National Scholar-Athlete.
The Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA National Scholar-Athlete award is presented to the 2018 Longstreth/NFHCA Division II All-American honoree who earns the highest cumulative grade-point average through the first semester of the 2018-19 academic year.
A 2018 Longstreth/NFHCA Division II Second-Team All-American, Theunisz appeared in all 15 games for the Lions this season. She was an important contributor to Lindenwood University's 12-3 season, scoring two goals and assisting on five others.
Earlier this spring, she was named to the Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA Division II National Academic Squad and was named a Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA Division II Scholar of Distinction. Theunisz is currently majoring in sociology at Lindenwood.
The National Scholar-Athlete award is the final award in a series of academic awards announced by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) — to see past winners and view other 2018 academic awards, click here.