GILBERT, Ariz. — Kelsey Bing, a senior goalkeeper from Stanford University, has been named this year’s Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA Division I National Scholar-Athlete.
The Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA National Scholar-Athlete award is presented to the 2019 Longstreth/NFHCA Division I All-American honoree who earns the highest cumulative grade-point average through the first semester of the 2019-20 academic year.
Bing, a 2019 Longstreth/NFHCA Division I Second-Team All-American and Longstreth/NFHCA Division I First-Team All-Region, posted 123 saves and a 1.47 goals-against average for the Cardinal last season. She played an integral role in Stanford’s 2019 campaign which was highlighted by a 2019 America East Championship and their 17th trip the NCAA Championship Tournament.
On top of her All-American and All-Region status, Bing was also named the America East Goalkeeper of the Year for the third-consecutive year, was named to the America East’s All-Conference West-Division First Team, and participated in the 2019 Victory Sports Tours/NFHCA Division I Senior Game.
The mechanical engineering major was also named the 2019 America East Fall Scholar-Athlete in addition to earning a place on the Zag Sports/NFHCA National Academic Squad and Scholars of Distinction list.
The National Scholar-Athlete award is the final award in a series of academic awards announced by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA).