2022 NFHCA Division II National Academic Squad announced

Feb 9, 2023 | 2022-2023, Division II, News

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GENEVA, N.Y. — 318 student-athletes from 30 Division II institutions have been named to the 2022 NFHCA Division II National Academic Squad.

The NFHCA National Academic Squad program, sponsored by OPA Winning Teams, honors undergraduate collegiate student-athletes who have achieved a cumulative grade-point average of 3.5 or higher through the first semester of the current academic year, and were nominated by their NFHCA member coach.

East Stroudsburg University had the most National Academic Squad selections this year with 24 student-athletes on the list.

Pace University had the second-most National Academic Squad selections this year, placing 18 student-athletes on the list.

Appearing on the list for the fourth time are 49 student-athletes — undergraduate four-year honorees have been distinguished in the award listing.

The 2022 honorees appear below. They are listed alphabetically first by school, then by last name. The table is also searchable and filterable.

2022 NFHCA Division II National Academic Squad

First NameLast NameInstitutionFourth Year?
DailynAnnisAdelphi UniversityYES
Emiline BigginAdelphi University
FaithDillonAdelphi University
MirtheKarstensAdelphi University
AmandaLeeAdelphi University
FrancescaManzellaAdelphi University
GianaMcKeoughAdelphi UniversityYES
Morgan MinicozziAdelphi UniversityYES
Alexandra NagyAdelphi University
KyliePeregoyAdelphi University
DarcieWallaceAdelphi University
RyleeConstantAmerican International College
PhaedraDayAmerican International College
EmilyFrenchAmerican International College
JuliaHurleyAmerican International College
AriannaLabarreAmerican International College
MorganMartellioAmerican International College
KyleeRinkerAmerican International College
BrookeSzafranAmerican International College
TaylorWildesAmerican International CollegeYES
Sydney BouchardAssumption University
Paige GilletteAssumption University
MadisonGilmartinAssumption University
CarolineMastergeorgeAssumption University
Caroline O'ConnellAssumption University
Hailey BodaBelmont Abbey College
LayneDiffleyBelmont Abbey College
IsabellaGrassoBelmont Abbey College
Alexis Harris Belmont Abbey College
Grace HinesBelmont Abbey College
Margaret MalcolmBelmont Abbey College
Samantha MooreBelmont Abbey College YES
Cecilia MullerBelmont Abbey College
ChloeParker Belmont Abbey College
Kirsten RaffertyBelmont Abbey College
TarynSabiaBelmont Abbey College
Caitlin StruckhoffBelmont Abbey College
Alexandra Yancey Belmont Abbey College
HannahBlomquistBentley University
AnaCarterBentley UniversityYES
EmilyCrowellBentley University
AbigailHewesBentley University
GracieMooreBentley University
AmyPasqualeBentley University
BritneyPearsonBentley University
CarolineSzatkowskiBentley UniversityYES
KaitlynThiesBentley University
GracieBrosiousBloomsburg University
KailynBucciBloomsburg University
IsabellaCulpBloomsburg University
MadisonCunferBloomsburg University
SydneyDerrBloomsburg University
BriDoeblerBloomsburg UniversityYES
KateFergusonBloomsburg University
SamSchafferBloomsburg University
ElenaSnodgrassBloomsburg University
EmilySwinefordBloomsburg University
LillieWeaverBloomsburg University
JulianneWheelerBloomsburg University
CarleeWilliamsBloomsburg UniversityYES
CatoBartstraCoker University
IndyEchteldCoker University
BrittKaboCoker UniversityYES
KellyNaudeCoker University
CarolineBlairConverse University
KatDanielsConverse University
LuisaFasoldConverse University
JosephineJenseConverse University
TeanaMaloneyConverse UniversityYES
KaileeMorrisConverse University
CatalinaPistaccioConverse University
IsabellaPistilliConverse University
MurielSchindlerConverse University
EllieSharmaConverse University
MadisonShoreyConverse University
SamanthaSparksConverse University
LarissaStanjeckConverse University
Keiravan ZylConverse University
SamanthaWhiteConverse University
EmilyWhitlowConverse University
MadelynBarbushEast Stroudsburg University
OliviaBreenEast Stroudsburg UniversityYES
JuliaCooperEast Stroudsburg University
AllysonFormanEast Stroudsburg University
EmmaFriendEast Stroudsburg University
GraceHoelbingerEast Stroudsburg University
KerryKaufmanEast Stroudsburg University
NicoleKrozserEast Stroudsburg UniversityYES
LisaLarssonEast Stroudsburg University
GraceLeshEast Stroudsburg UniversityYES
CamilleMaquetEast Stroudsburg University
KarlieMcCloskeyEast Stroudsburg University
EmilyMehnertEast Stroudsburg UniversityYES
MorganMesenbrinkEast Stroudsburg UniversityYES
KaylaMindonEast Stroudsburg University
LiaParkerEast Stroudsburg UniversityYES
ElaianaRivera-LagallaEast Stroudsburg University
JessicaSeidelEast Stroudsburg University
CharlotteSimonEast Stroudsburg University
ChiaraSoetersEast Stroudsburg University
AmySupeyEast Stroudsburg University
EmmaValinoteEast Stroudsburg University
JadyVan GilsEast Stroudsburg University
Carmenvan KuringeEast Stroudsburg University
SilverClukeyFranklin Pierce University
DelaneyCondonFranklin Pierce University
AlexisFrankFranklin Pierce University
OnaGraciaFranklin Pierce University
ChristineJarowiczFranklin Pierce University YES
RebeccaPhillipsFranklin Pierce University
MeganRaymondFranklin Pierce University
ClaireStewartFranklin Pierce University
MeghanWinnFranklin Pierce University YES
LilyanZavrasFranklin Pierce University
MarianaDayFrostburg State University
EmilyHughesFrostburg State UniversityYES
MacyLayfieldFrostburg State University
MorganMathewsFrostburg State UniversityYES
NataliePalmerFrostburg State University
RachaelRalloFrostburg State UniversityYES
ZoeReadingFrostburg State University
AvaSchmidtFrostburg State University
SkylerSlimmerFrostburg State University
McCurdyAlexandraIndiana University of Pennsylvania
MyersAllysonIndiana University of Pennsylvania
TurnerAmandaIndiana University of Pennsylvania
ZanerAmandaIndiana University of Pennsylvania YES
CuginiBlaiseIndiana University of Pennsylvania YES
JohnsonDevonIndiana University of Pennsylvania
OpshinskyEmilyIndiana University of Pennsylvania YES
Shelby HarnishIndiana University of Pennsylvania
DavidsonJessicaIndiana University of Pennsylvania
DavisJuliaIndiana University of Pennsylvania YES
HutchinsonMiaIndiana University of Pennsylvania
WatsonMiaIndiana University of Pennsylvania
ReichleyOliviaIndiana University of Pennsylvania
HartmannPaetonIndiana University of Pennsylvania YES
Yonchiuk RileyIndiana University of Pennsylvania
Van HerelRoosIndiana University of Pennsylvania
SHANNONBARRETTKutztown University
MORGANBENNERKutztown University
JILLIANBUCHMANKutztown University
BREANNCRALEYKutztown UniversityYES
MEGANDOYLEKutztown University
ALYSSAEAGERKutztown University
SARAHGATEHOUSEKutztown University
DARIANEJONESKutztown University
MIAKEPLERKutztown University
ALEXANDRASIERERKutztown University
ABBYWHEELERKutztown University
MORGANBERNDTMansfield UniversityYES
LOTTEDAMSMansfield University
CAITLINKEIMMansfield UniversityYES
HANNAHMEYERMansfield UniversityYES
KENEDYSTROUPMansfield University
LEAHTOSKEYMansfield University
JessicaEarleyMaryville University
KelseyEisenbeisMaryville University
GwenOudesluysMaryville University
TiaSansoeMaryville University
Taylor DurkinMercy CollegeYES
ChristyFalisiMercy College
ReaganLaneMercy College
MollyMagnificoMercy College
KyraReyesMercy College
KathrynRingstadMercy College
PatriciaRingstadMercy College
LilySherryMercy College
SamanthaTrickelMercy College
KaseyVolzMercy College
Jillian Blas Mercyhurst University YES
Jenna Cavalieri Mercyhurst University
Morgan Cole Mercyhurst University
Ava D'Amato Mercyhurst University
Kayla Desormeau Mercyhurst University
Allyson Doran Mercyhurst University
Katie Goodenow Mercyhurst University YES
Maddie HufferMercyhurst University
Madison Kasten Mercyhurst University
Fenna Klok Mercyhurst University
Isabelle Lang Mercyhurst University
Delfina Magro Mercyhurst University
Emerson Polkowski Mercyhurst University
JeanetteSzefler Mercyhurst University YES
Sarah Vosburgh Mercyhurst University YES
Vera WeversMercyhurst University
Rhyden WheldonMercyhurst University
TamsinBangertNewberry College
FiorellaBerenguelNewberry College
KayleeBissetNewberry College
StembileChikooreNewberry College
Lillian DruryNewberry College
Carly EllisNewberry CollegeYES
Sarah KnappNewberry College
SineadMeyerNewberry College
AgustinaMontserrat Newberry College
HaileyMooreNewberry College
SannePronkNewberry College
CarsynRizzutiNewberry College
LotjeSchulpenNewberry College
KatherineShepherdNewberry College
LiekeVarenkampNewberry College
BuergerAlinaPace University
IsabellaBoertjesPace University
EvelineBussemakerPace UniversityYES
EmilyCurtisPace University
KathrynDeMarsPace University
KristaDietzPace University
JuliaEshlemanPace University
MargaretGlynnPace University
Anne LynnGottgensPace University
KyleighKearneyPace University
Rebecca McClurePace University
NadiaPavlikPace University
MelissaRitchiePace University
SydneySimsPace University
MorganStreckerPace University
MadisonTovarPace University
JessicaWolfePace UniversityYES
HannahWylliePace UniversityYES
JoannaArchambaultSaint Anselm CollegeYES
ChloeKapsambelisSaint Anselm College
AvaRayfieldSaint Anselm College
LilStoneSaint Anselm College
PaigeBrooksSaint Michael's College
MorganCathcartSaint Michael's College
AnnaComiskeySaint Michael's College
KathleenDeanSaint Michael's College
MiaGardnerSaint Michael's College
BridgieLoughlinSaint Michael's College
Samantha McGrathSaint Michael's College
Samantha ShapiroSaint Michael's College
CourtneyWattSaint Michael's College
EmiliaConnersShippensburg University
PaigeGraberShippensburg University
PlinkeHillenShippensburg University
MerelHoekstraShippensburg University
SavannahSilvestreShippensburg University
LindsayTripodoShippensburg University
Grace BurkerSlippery Rock University
Leslie ColliverSlippery Rock University
GabriellaDelcocoSlippery Rock University
AlexHeldSlippery Rock University
NadiaIrving Slippery Rock University
Haley MetcalfSlippery Rock University
Erin RolandSlippery Rock University
AdalynRossSlippery Rock University
MeganRudeSlippery Rock University
BriannaCaffreySouthern Connecticut State University
GraceConselyeaSouthern Connecticut State University
SarahGallagherSouthern Connecticut State University
KileyJacksonSouthern Connecticut State University
KaitlynParentSouthern Connecticut State University
TrinidadRodriguez-RicchuitiSouthern Connecticut State University
KaylaSiemerSouthern Connecticut State University
Eliza BatesSouthern New Hampshire University
SuzanneBussemakerSouthern New Hampshire University
AudreyCanfieldSouthern New Hampshire UniversityYES
AnnemartineChristisSouthern New Hampshire University
HannahDobeckiSouthern New Hampshire University
MelanieDubeSouthern New Hampshire UniversityYES
TaylorMarchmanSouthern New Hampshire University
EmmaPeetersSouthern New Hampshire University
NicholeRobertsSouthern New Hampshire University
Rosa MariaRuiz HellinSouthern New Hampshire University
CarolineScottSouthern New Hampshire UniversityYES
VirginiaSkelleySouthern New Hampshire UniversityYES
KathrynSwinefordSouthern New Hampshire University
JessicaAylwardUniversity of Mount Olive
AlannaBarrettUniversity of Mount Olive
Nikki BosUniversity of Mount Olive
AveryCongletonUniversity of Mount Olive
CelineDe WitteUniversity of Mount Olive
AmberDercksenUniversity of Mount Olive
NatashaElderUniversity of Mount Olive
SophiaFrugoniUniversity of Mount Olive
RailynKingUniversity of Mount Olive
AnnefleurMoerkerkenUniversity of Mount Olive
JenteOgteropUniversity of Mount Olive
AmandaParrUniversity of Mount Olive
EmilySchneiderUniversity of Mount Olive
JuleSchuurmanUniversity of Mount Olive
JinteSteenbeekeUniversity of Mount Olive
MaudVan DuinUniversity of Mount Olive
ElizaCavenUniversity of New Haven
BrynnaCourneenUniversity of New Haven
BryannaCyphersUniversity of New Haven
KatieDurkeeUniversity of New HavenYES
PaigeGarrettUniversity of New Haven
KelliJaobsonUniversity of New Haven
ZharriaJohnUniversity of New HavenYES
AudreyLarsonUniversity of New Haven
JohannahLeeUniversity of New Haven
AbigailNixonUniversity of New Haven
SophiaRuhUniversity of New Haven
ErinSmithUniversity of New Haven
IsabellaAulisioWest Chester University
AmeliaGallagherWest Chester University
TessGarchinskyWest Chester University
ClaudiaJaszczakWest Chester University
MontanaOttWest Chester UniversityYES
AdrianaPalumboWest Chester University
HaydanParkerWest Chester University
OliviaQuaglieroWest Chester University
CameronSmithWest Chester University
CaitlynnSzarkoWest Chester University
ValerieVan kuijckWest Chester University
PaigeWolfeWest Chester University
MiahRuizWingate University

The NFHCA thanks OPA Winning Teams for their continued sponsorship of the National Academic Squad.

Three Division II academic awards remain to be announced — the NFHCA Scholars of Distinction will be announced on February 16, the NFHCA National Academic Team awards on February 21, and the National Scholar-Athlete on February 22.

Individualized digital certificate will be created following the spelling corrections deadline (February 28). Coaches will be notified when the digital certificates are available online.

OPA Winning Teams is the official sponsor of the NFHCA National Academic Squad.

For over 20 years, Optimal Performance Associates has been dedicated to providing innovative and exciting team building workshops, seminars, and retreats that meet specific objectives and goals. Their mission is to provide your organization with a dynamic learning experience that will promote the enhancement of relationships and the building of tangible skills that will produce positive results.

The National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) is a nonprofit organization serving field hockey coaches and supporters of the game from across the United States. The mission of the organization is to champion, strengthen, and celebrate field hockey coaches and the game. The NFHCA strives to cultivate and recognize the professional contributions of its membership and to foster and promote the growth of the sport. The NFHCA is responsible for providing a recognizable presence and voice in regard to legislation affecting the sport as well as interscholastic and intercollegiate programs.