Glatz, Larmour, Plumb named 2021 NFHCA Division I National Scholar-Athletes
BROCKPORT, N.Y. — Gianna Glatz and Katie Larmour of Rutgers University, and Aimee Plumb from the University of Louisville, have been named this year’s NFHCA Division I National Scholar-Athletes.
The NFHCA National Scholar-Athlete honor is presented annually to the Division I All-American who earns the highest cumulative grade-point average through the first semester of the current academic year. Glatz, Larmour, and Plumb were in a three-way tie for the honor.
Gianna Glatz, a senior goalkeeper at Rutgers University, was named to the 2021 NFHCA Division I All-American First Team and was named Big Ten Co-Player of the Year. She and the Scarlet Knights had a standout year, clinching the Big Ten Tournament Championship and a history-making first seed in the NCAA Tournament. Glatz raked in accolades for her goaltending performance throughout the 2021 fall season. Off the field, Glatz — currently pursuing a master’s degree in elementary and early childhood education — excelled as well. She is a four-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree, three-time Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, and a Big Ten Medal of Honor recipient. Glatz is a seven-time member of the Dean’s List with six perfect 4.00 semesters plus a 4.00 grade-point average in graduate school. She is a Chi Alpha Sigma inductee and a Chancellor’s Leadership Award recipient.
Katie Larmour, a graduate-student midfielder for the Scarlet Knights, was a 2021 NFHCA Division I Second-Team All-American. On the field, Larmour stood out, garnering First Team All-Big Ten and First Team NFHCA All-Mid-Atlantic Region honors this season. Larmour earned a bachelor’s degree in exercise science and public health and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in health administration. She is a four-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree, three-time Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, and was inducted into Chi Alpha Sigma, Rutger’s national collegiate honor society. Larmour is a six-time member of the Dean’s List with five perfect 4.00 semesters plus a 4.00 grade-point average in graduate school.
Aimee Plumb, a sophomore midfielder/forward from the University of Louisville, was a 2021 NFHCA All-American Third-Team selection. Additionally, Plumb earned First Team NFHCA All-West Region and All-ACC First-Team honors. Plumb is a psychology major in the University of Louisville’s College of Arts and Science. She has been named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll and named a Dean’s Scholar for three-consecutive semesters. Additionally, Plumb was named a Red & Black Scholar for the past two academic years, as well as a member of the ACC All-Academic Team.
Glatz and Larmour are the first student-athletes from Rutgers to receive the National Scholar-Athlete award. Plumb is the second student-athlete from Louisville to receive the National Scholar-Athlete award, following her former teammate, Meghan Schneider, who earned the honor in 2020.
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 stimulate the professional development of coaching leadership within the sport of field hockey. 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.