CHANDLER, Ariz. - First-year Alyssa Alexander is one of six field hockey players from the NESCAC to be recognized as a Scholar of Distinction by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association, one of three awards the Bates field hockey team received for academic excellence.
Alexander (Millstone, N.J.), a defender who appeared in 14 games for the Bobcats, received the Scholar of Distinction Award for achieving a cumulative GPA of 3.90 or higher through the first semester of the 2014-15 academic year.
Along with Alexander, 10 other Bobcats were named to the 2014 Gladiator by SGI/NFHCA NCAA Division III National Academic Squad, and Bates, as a team, was also recognized by the NFHCA for achieving a team GPA 3.0 or higher.
Senior captains Jillian Conway (Akron, Ohio) and Caroline Falcone (New Canaan, Conn.) were both named to the academic squad for the fourth time in their athletic career at Bates. Both Conway and Falcone played all 15 games for the Bobcats.
SGI/NFHCA Academic Squad Full Release
Below is a complete list of honorees:
Name Yr. Hometown
Alyssa Alexander Fy. Millstone, N.J.
Hannah Beinecke Jr. Manchester, Mass.
Sydney Beres Fy. New York, N.Y.
Jillian Conway Sr. Andover, Mass.
Alexandra Eliopoulos Jr. Akron, Ohio
Caroline Falcone Jr. New Canaan, Conn.
Delaney Nalen Fy. Englewood, Colo.
Caroline O'Reilly Fy. Longmeadow, Mass.
Samantha Reiss Fy. New Haven, Vt.
Alexandrea Solms Fy. Bedford, N.H.
Cristina Vega Jr. Needham, Mass.
March 23, 2015 Field hockey recognized for academic excellence
November 25, 2014 49 Bobcats named NESCAC Fall 2014 All-Academic
November 20, 2014 Eight Bobcats earn NESCAC All-Sportsmanship selection
November 19, 2014 Conway picked to play in NFHCA Division III Senior Game
November 17, 2014 Nalen, O'Reilly receive all-region honors in field hockey
October 29, 2014 Field hockey falls 2-0 to Colby in season finale
October 25, 2014 Field hockey takes second-half lead against Ephs but falls
October 22, 2014 Field hockey downs Husson at home, 2-1
October 18, 2014 Field hockey tripped at No. 3 Middlebury
October 15, 2014 Field hockey stifles Babson in 2-0 road victory
October 4, 2014 Camels prevail over field hockey in overtime, 2-1
October 2, 2014 Beinecke, field hockey defeat Southern Maine, 3-0
September 28, 2014 No. 11 Amherst tops field hockey, 3-0
September 27, 2014 Field hockey falls 2-0 at Trinity
September 24, 2014 Beaton paces field hockey to 5-0 victory at Thomas
September 20, 2014 Wesleyan tips field hockey, 3-0
September 17, 2014 Field hockey defends well, falls to No. 1 Bowdoin, 2-0
September 13, 2014 Bates field hockey welcomes 5-year-old Nora Franks into the fold
September 13, 2014 Field hockey accepts tough-luck overtime loss to Continentals
September 6, 2014 Field hockey drops 4-0 decision to No. 7 Tufts
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