NFHCA Commends Academic Excellence: 2023 Division I Scholars of Distinction Recognized

Feb 19, 2024 | 2023-2024, Division I, News

Photo credit: Maddie McCall

MANAHAWKIN, NJ — In the current academic year, more than 260 undergraduate student-athletes have achieved the esteemed designation of NFHCA Division I Scholars of Distinction. This distinguished program acknowledges exceptional undergraduate student-athletes who have consistently maintained an impressive cumulative grade-point average of 3.9 or higher throughout the fall semester of the 2023-24 academic year.

Noteworthy mentions go to Michigan State University and Sacred Heart University, both leading the pack with the highest number of honorees with nine on the Scholars of Distinction list. Not far behind, Virginia Commonwealth University takes pride in securing eight well-deserved honorees.

For your convenience, the 2023 honorees are presented below, listed alphabetically by school and then by last name. The table is designed to be both searchable and filterable.

 

2023 NFHCA Division I Scholars of Distinction

First NameLast NameInstitution
AshleyHuddlestonAmerican University
KaleighMissimerAmerican University
BrynUnderwoodAmerican University
Tayla-JadeWeissAmerican University
SophieWillemseAmerican University
SarahCalleryAppalachian State University
AddieClarkAppalachian State University
SarahPerkinsAppalachian State University
MayaGuinnBall State University
EmmaHiltonBall State University
KerrianneMcClayBall State University
CaityMcGoughBall State University
JuliaVerrattiBall State University
MariaBonwellBellarmine University
LaurenMarshallBellarmine University
RachelBorzymowskiBoston University
TeganPoerioBoston University
EllaEdmondsBrown University
JuliaHittiBrown University
EllieNeelBrown University
LindseyRossBrown University
CarolineSnyderBrown University
MikaylaWalshBrown University
LotteGuitinkBryant University
ClaireJossBryant University
LaurenRothwellBryant University
OliviaBushBucknell University
CarolineBeairstoCentral Michigan University
KaitlynBowkerCentral Michigan University
ShannonDwyerCentral Michigan University
HannahHavrillaCentral Michigan University
AmeliaLaneCentral Michigan University
CosimaPerlethCentral Michigan University
Rosa MariaRuiz HellinCentral Michigan University
Abby WilliamsColgate University
MarissaMacLeanCollege of the Holy Cross
MarthaBroderickCornell University
SarahBurnsCornell University
CarolineRamseyCornell University
LilaBrowneDartmouth College
LuciaCampanoDartmouth College
McLaine LeikDartmouth College
KylieMcKinleyDartmouth College
Boau LilyShepherdDartmouth College
SusannahArmstrongDavidson College
GennaBargeDavidson College
BellaWorthingtonDavidson College
ElisabethChipmanDrexel University
MartinaSanabriaDrexel University
AlaynaBurnsDuke University
IssyCareyDuke University
AlainaMcVeighDuke University
NoorHellemansFairfield University
RyleeLaLoupFairfield University
AlicePifferiFairfield University
MauraSomersFairfield University
AnnaGillGeorgetown University
ElenaPerez AlejandroGeorgetown University
ElizabethRossottiGeorgetown University
BaileyTietzGeorgetown University
LaraBeekhuisHarvard University
KittyChappleHarvard University
MarieSchaefersHarvard University
SaraSilarszkaHarvard University
GabriellaBonnellHofstra University
KarissaHoughHofstra University
KellyLevengoodHofstra University
LiviaTruongHofstra University
SilviaVetterHofstra University
JavieraBaezaIndiana University
KennedyReardonIndiana University
LucyKeelerKent State University
SophiaLivingstonKent State University
AshlynTaylorKent State University
KatherineWuerstleKent State University
RyanCurleyLa Salle University
CamilaDaudLa Salle University
MatildaDiedrichsenLa Salle University
TatumJohnsonLa Salle University
ClaraLarripaLa Salle University
LauraMcCannLa Salle University
EmilyStreibLa Salle University
AlexDarrahLafayette College
AshleeBucksarLiberty University
OliviaKirkpatrickLiberty University
EllieLivingstonLiberty University
AnnaMillerLiberty University
GiannaMillerLiberty University
ReaganUnderwoodLiberty University
HaileyBainerLindenwood University
RachelBannatyneLindenwood University
SamanthaGardenLindenwood University
RachelGoebelLindenwood University
KaraKimeryLindenwood University
SydneyStumpfLindenwood University
Heidivan DykLindenwood University
MariaIppolitoLong Island University
NikaReichertLong Island University
MeghanHyattLongwood University
Hunter-PaigeJohnsonLongwood University
KylieLevineLongwood University
MegCanfieldMiami University
RileyMazzalupiMiami University
JillianBonczewskiMichigan State University
CecilyCharlesMichigan State University
KatelynDulinMichigan State University
LyraGavinoMichigan State University
AshleyHarlockMichigan State University
SerenaMailheMichigan State University
BiancaPizanoMichigan State University
AlexaShafferMichigan State University
BrynnShafferMichigan State University
MaeveClarkMonmouth University
HannahTrombleMonmouth University
CailinHartNortheastern University
AlexandraMegaNortheastern University
AshleyPappasNortheastern University
MayaPrasadNortheastern University
LaurenRoweNortheastern University
SydneyRusnockNortheastern University
LilySmithNortheastern University
AmeliaAlbersNorthwestern University
PaulineHartliebOhio University
JohannaHildebrandtOhio University
MeelaKoppOhio University
NatalieLaFleurOhio University
AnoukPlaehnOhio University
SuusBroersOld Dominion University
SydneyHolbrookOld Dominion University
KerryMcCormickOld Dominion University
ShannonQuaileOld Dominion University
CarlyGannonPennsylvania State University
AnoukKnuversPennsylvania State University
MargerySchnarrsPennsylvania State University
HannahSchreckengaustPennsylvania State University
Juliennevan BekkumPennsylvania State University
EllaCashmanPrinceton University
SamanthaDavidsonPrinceton University
AvaDempseyPrinceton University
HelenaGroßePrinceton University
EmilyAntunesProvidence College
CarleyVan BentenProvidence College
RileyIasielloQueens University of Charlotte
HensleyMillerQueens University of Charlotte
SydneySmithQueens University of Charlotte
PaigeHussieQuinnipiac University
KateZamagniQuinnipiac University
OliviaCoxRider University
WillemijnEphraimRider University
MoiraGeigerRider University
Valeria PeralesRider University
PaulinaNiklausRutgers University
MeganAlbertSacred Heart University
IsabelleChamberlainSacred Heart University
HannahFawleSacred Heart University
MadelynKiddSacred Heart University
SamanthaMarescaSacred Heart University
ElizabethMendrzyckiSacred Heart University
MiraPoelzerSacred Heart University
KatherineRogersSacred Heart University
MikaylaVanhornSacred Heart University
Consude CastroSaint Francis University
RileyKromerSaint Francis University
OliviaMuffittSaint Francis University
SamMurphySaint Francis University
MariaSattlerSaint Francis University
AlisonBuffingtonSaint Joseph's University
SierraLarsonSaint Louis University
BrookeMasonSaint Louis University
LaurenPendergastSaint Louis University
KendylUnderwoodSaint Louis University
DaisyFordStanford University
AnastasiaHorlockStanford University
GemmaTownsendStanford University
JulietaD'Antonio PaglianoStonehill College
MakaylaStrickulisStonehill College
BrookeBorzymowskiSyracuse University
DaisyFrankSyracuse University
AbigailNeitchSyracuse University
JuliaBunchTemple University
BellaDell'OsoTemple University
RileyGallagherTemple University
MatheaLassalleTemple University
MaddieMolchanyTemple University
LinaNeilsonTemple University
Anne MarieKrebsThe Ohio State University
ErinLittleThe Ohio State University
CamerynStandishThe Ohio State University
AnnieKeeleTowson University
PaigeMillerTowson University
LaraBehnUniversity at Albany
ChiaraCalicchiaUniversity at Albany
EmmaStaronUniversity at Albany
AxelleWerbrouckUniversity at Albany
IsabellePanikowskiUniversity of California, Berkeley
HollyPearsUniversity of California, Berkeley
BethMunro-MorrisUniversity of California, Davis
ErinDalyUniversity of Connecticut
MaiaDechiarioUniversity of Connecticut
MorganKaufmannUniversity of Connecticut
NatalieMcKennaUniversity of Connecticut
SolSimoneUniversity of Connecticut
AiyiYoungUniversity of Connecticut
HillaryCoxUniversity of Iowa
LaurenDeRoseUniversity of Iowa
HarperDunneUniversity of Iowa
MiaMagnottaUniversity of Iowa
SofieStribosUniversity of Iowa
TatumKroonUniversity of Louisville
LaraNieblerUniversity of Louisville
FilippaNiebuhrUniversity of Louisville
AimeePlumbUniversity of Louisville
MinnaTremontiUniversity of Louisville
BrynnDzengelewskiUniversity of Maine
OliviaGenitiUniversity of Maine
TaylorKatsubeUniversity of Maine
SaylorKueflerUniversity of Maine
ReaganBeallUniversity of Maryland
ReeseDelpUniversity of Maryland
MeganCarpenterUniversity of Massachusetts, Amherst
NevaEisengaUniversity of Massachusetts, Amherst
SavannaHendersonUniversity of Massachusetts, Amherst
MaliHerberholdUniversity of Massachusetts, Amherst
JennaHerbsterUniversity of Massachusetts, Amherst
MiaSmithUniversity of Massachusetts, Amherst
MyrteVan HerwijnenUniversity of Massachusetts, Amherst
AlissiaDe VriesUniversity of Massachusetts, Lowell
CatherineKleemanUniversity of Massachusetts, Lowell
MarieOliemansUniversity of Massachusetts, Lowell
ChristinaWagnerUniversity of Massachusetts, Lowell
AbbyBurnettUniversity of Michigan
CaylieMcMahonUniversity of Michigan
NatalieMillmanUniversity of Michigan
HalaSilversteinUniversity of Michigan
BreckenCalcariUniversity of New Hampshire
OliviaWatsonUniversity of New Hampshire
HopeHaynesUniversity of North Carolina
EllenAlmeidaUniversity of Pennsylvania
RubyDeFreesUniversity of Pennsylvania
TheaConomikesUniversity of Richmond
Anne BurnsFiveashUniversity of Richmond
AliciaBatistelliUniversity of Vermont
MaddyWeaverUniversity of Vermont
SloanDavidsonUniversity of Virginia
LaurenKenahUniversity of Virginia
AnneDrabbeVillanova University
AnnaShirleyVillanova University
KateSoldanVillanova University
EmmaClementsVirginia Commonwealth University
CarleyDeaverVirginia Commonwealth University
LuisaFasoldVirginia Commonwealth University
JospehineJenseVirginia Commonwealth University
AvaRadelVirginia Commonwealth University
ManuelaSecondoVirginia Commonwealth University
JosefinaVentimigliaVirginia Commonwealth University
MackenzieWhiteVirginia Commonwealth University
VictoriaBrunoWagner College
MatildaHeiselWagner College
EmmaLofstedtWagner College
CharlotteMuellerWagner College
AbigailReenockWagner College
AmeliaFreyWake Forest University
FayeJanseWake Forest University
GeorgiaLearyWake Forest University
Sarah GraceRaynesWake Forest University
PyperFriedmanWilliam and Mary
NicoleGotthardtYale University

Two additional Division I academic awards are yet to be unveiled  — the NFHCA National Academic Team awards on February 21, and concluding with the announcement of the National Scholar-Athlete on February 26.

Individualized digital certificates will be generated following the February 29 deadline for any spelling corrections. Email any spelling spelling or name corrections to awards@nfhca.org no later than February 29. Any corrections made after that cannot be modified.

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.