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PSU Field Hockey student-athletes earn academic honors

PSU Field Hockey student-athletes earn academic honors

Ten Panthers recognized nationally for classroom work

            PLYMOUTH, N.H. – Members of the Plymouth State University field hockey team have been recognized with national academic honors from the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA).

            The Panthers as a team were recognized with the 2015 NFHCA Collegiate National Academic Team Award, which recognizes those institutions that achieved a minimum Team GPA of 3.0 during the first semester of the 2015-16 academic year.

            Three Panther student-athletes, juniors Molly Hoekman (Harwinton, Conn./Lewis Mills) and Kendal Lariviere (Dover, N.H./Dover) and freshman Dom Tarr (Antrim, N.H./Contoocook) were named NFHCA Division III Scholars of Distinction, which recognizes student-athletes who have achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.90 or higher through the first semester of the 2015-16 academic year.

            Ten Panthers were named to the NFHCA Division III National Academic Squad, which recognizes student-athletes who have achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.30 through the first semester of the 2015-16 academic year. The 10 student-athletes representing Plymouth State on the National Academic Squad are juniors Nicole Burgess (Mexico, Maine/Mountain Valley), Rosalie Edmonds (Goffstown, N.H./Goffstown), Molly Hoekman (Harwinton, Conn./Lewis Mills), Kendal Lariviere (Dover, N.H./Dover) and Jordan Ray (Standish, Maine/Bonny Eagle); sophomores Alivia Bates (Pennsauken, N.J.), Lily Davis (Boscawen, N.H./Merrimack Valley), and Kerry Field (Salem, N.H.); and freshmen Patty Newhard (South Dennis, Mass./Dennis-Yarmouth) and Dom Tarr (Antrim, N.H./Contoocook).

            The complete NFHCA Division III National Academic Squad can be found on the '15-'16 Honors and Awards page of the NFHCA website at www.nfhca.org.

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