GILBERT, Ariz. — The National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) is proud to announce that 30 programs have earned the 2019 Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA Division II National Academic Team Award.
The Division II National Academic Team Award recognizes programs that earned a team grade-point average of 3.0 or higher during the fall semester of the 2019-2020 school year.
Slippery Rock University posted the highest team GPA with a mark of 3.76. Second on the top-five list was Adelphi University with a 3.75 team GPA. The Panthers were followed by Southern New Hampshire University who posted a 3.61. Seton Hill University and Pace University rounded out the top-five performers with team GPAs of 3.53 and 3.52, respectively.
The full list of National Academic Team Award honorees is below in alphabetical order.
Three Division II academic awards remain to be announced — the Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA National Academic Squad will be announced on March 11, the Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA Scholars of Distinction on March 24, and the Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA National Scholar-Athlete on April 1.
Top Five Performers
|1. Slippery Rock University
|2. Adelphi University
|3. Southern New Hampshire University
|4. Seton Hill University
|5. Pace University
2019 Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA Division II National Academic Team Award
|American International College
|Belmont Abbey College
|East Stroudsburg University
|Franklin Pierce University
|Frostburg State University
|Indiana University of Pennsylvania
|Queens University of Charlotte
|Seton Hill University
|Slippery Rock University
|Southern Connecticut State University
|Southern New Hampshire University
|University of New Haven
|West Chester University