NFHCA announces 2022 Division I National Academic Team Award

Feb 21, 2023 | 2022-2023, Division I, News

Photo credit: University of Louisville

GENEVA, N.Y. — The National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) is proud to announce that 42 Division I programs have earned the 2022 NFHCA Division I National Academic Team Award sponsored by TopSticks.

The NFHCA National Academic Team Award recognizes programs that earned a team grade-point average of 3.5 or higher during the fall semester of the current academic year.

University of Louisville posted the highest team GPA with a mark of 3.81. Harvard University and Stanford University came in second — with a team-average 3.77.

Top Five Performers

1. University of Louisville, 3.81  
2. Harvard University, 3.77  
2. Stanford University, 3.77  
4. Dartmouth College, 3.75  
5. Fairfield University, 3.74  

The full list of National Academic Team Award honorees is below in alphabetical order.

2022 NFHCA Division I National Academic Team Award

American University
Ball State University
Bellarmine University
Brown University
Bucknell University
Central Michigan University
Columbia University
Dartmouth College
Davidson College
Drexel University
Duke University
Fairfield University
Harvard University
Hofstra University
Kent State University
Lafayette College
Lehigh University
Lindenwood University
Merrimack College
Monmouth University
Northwestern University
Ohio University
Old Dominion University
Providence College
Queens University of Charlotte
Quinnipiac University
Rider University
Rutgers University
Stanford University
Temple University
Towson University
University of Connecticut
University of Delaware
University of Louisville
University of Maine
University of Richmond
University of Virginia
Villanova University
Virginia Commonwealth University
Wagner College
Wake Forest University
Yale University

One Division I academic award remains to be released, the NFHCA Division I National Scholar-Athlete will be announced on February 22. The Division I National Academic Squad and Division I Scholars of Distinction were announced earlier this month.

TopSticks is the official sponsor of the NFHCA National Academic Team award.

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.