32 From Women's Track & Field Selected To Academic Honor Roll

Kathleen Brekka

WORCESTER, Mass. – Thirty-two members of the Holy Cross women's track and field team have been selected to the 2012-2013 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll, as announced by the conference office. Sophomore Michelle McGahan (Acton, Mass.) was one of 23 women's track and field student-athletes to earn a 4.0 grade-point average in the spring semester. The Crusaders' 32 selections to the honor roll were the third-most in the league this season.

The other members of the team to be named to the Academic Honor Roll were seniors Kathleen Brekka (Hubbardston, Mass.), Melanie Forte (Milford, N.H.), Brittany Gorski (Tewksbury, Mass.), Lizzie Harkins (Latrobe, Pa.), Sarah Meinelt (Topsfield, Mass.), Cassandra Pierre-Louis (Worcester, Mass.) and Bridget Straub (Mattituck, N.Y.); juniors Lauren Bellerose (Shrewsbury, Mass.), Kerry Dunne (Mendham, N.J.), Mariel Flood (Kinnelon, N.J.), Christy Manning (Scarborough, Maine), Stephanie Okpoebo (Chelmsford, Mass.), Sandra van den Heuvel (Nashua, N.H.) and Amanda Waldron (Walpole, Mass.); sophomores Sarah Dahlstrom (Southborough, Mass.), Cailee Dean (Southampton, Mass.), Maddie Dodge (Rumford, R.I.), Andrea Gendron (Hopkinton, Mass.), Laura McBride (North Reading, Mass.), Abigail Mitchell (Manchester, N.H.), Alexandra Parise (Pine Bush, N.Y.), Melissa Sheridan (Loudonville, N.Y.) and Payton Shubrick (Springfield, Mass.); and freshmen Caroline Carley (Barrington, Ill.), Victoria Engvold (Niskayuna, N.Y.), Katie Holdridge (Preston, Conn.), Shannon Kay (New City, N.Y.), Melissa LaCoste (Amherst, N.H.), Allison Longo (Havertown, Pa.), Dana McManus (North Andover, Mass.) and Oona Wood (Williamstown, Mass.).         

A total of 191 student-athletes from women's track and field teams around the league earned spots on this year's Academic Honor Roll. To be eligible for the Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must earn a grade point average of 3.20 or better during the spring semester.

Go here to view the complete women's track and field Academic Honor Roll.

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