WORCESTER, Mass. – Seven members of the 2011-2012 women's ice hockey team have been named to the ECAC East All-Academic team, announced today by ECAC commissioner Rudy Keeling. This marks the 10th year that the conference has named an All-Academic team. A total of 87 student-athletes representing all 12 ECAC East teams earned the honor based on outstanding performance in the classroom. To be named to the All-Academic team, the student-athlete must have completed at least one academic year, have a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.00 on a 4.00 scale, and have competed in at least one-half of her team's contests during the current season (a goaltender must have played at least 33 percent of her team's minutes).
Sophomore Amanda Gallagher (Park Ridge, Ill.) recorded the highest grade-point average for the Crusaders. Seniors Carly Dominick-Sobol (Syracuse, N.Y.), Nicola Garat (Princeton, N.J.) and Stacey Hochkins (New Boston, Mich.) were named to the team for the third consecutive season. Juniors Caroline English (Dorchester, Mass.) and Meghan Reynolds (Marion, Mass.) were each named for the second consecutive year and sophomore Emily Sullivan (Arlington, Mass.) and Gallagher earned the honor for the first time.
Holy Cross finished the 2011-2012 season with a record of 19-4-3 overall, going 14-3-1 in the ECAC East.