Women's Track Places 37 On Academic All-League Team

July 11, 2007

WORCESTER, Mass. - The Holy Cross women's track and field squad has placed 37 student-athletes on the 2007 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll, as announced by league officials. Leading the Crusaders were sophomores Clarice Ferolito (Newton, Mass.) and Colleen Spilka (Hamden, Conn., who were two of just 13 female track and field student-athletes to earn 4.00 grade point averages during the spring semester. Holy Cross' 37 total selections to the Academic Honor Roll were the second most in the conference.

In addition to Ferolito and Spilka, representing the Crusaders are seniors Kerilyn Anderson (Mechanicsburg, Pa.), Elizabeth Bloomer (Quincy, Mass.), Megan Driscoll (Melrose, Mass.), Eileen Geoghegan (Merrimac, Mass.), Kaitlyn Mearn (Milton, Mass.) and Megan Williams (Westfield, Mass.); juniors Lynn Barowski (Merrimack, N.H.), Gillian Bearfield (Dedham, Mass.), Christine Carifio (Harverhill, Mass.), Jamie Curley (Bolton, Mass.), Theresa D'Aquila (Trumbull, Conn.), Amanda Dupuis (East Sandwich, Mass.), Christie LeTarte (Lunenburg, Mass.) and Caitlin Moore (Bedford, N.H.); sophomores Elizabeth Alizzi (Syosset, N.Y.), Lesley Bautista (St. John's, Newfoundland), Katie Clay (Beverly, Mass.), Lauren Courtney (Ashland, Mass.), Sophia Grammenos (Gardner, Mass.), Jeana Greco (Westfield, N.J.), Chelsea Hinchey (Orange, Conn.), Courtney Mazzio (West Chester, Pa.), Maureen McCarty (Seattle, Wash.), Dannielle Meder (Chicopee, Mass.), Casey Monahan (Holyoke, Mass.), Sarah Murphy (Auburn, Mass.), Emma Pace (Porter Corners, N.Y.), Kelly Shaw (South Windsor, Conn.), Alexandra Swiatocha (Mahopac, N.Y.) and Lauren Tallon (Lake Forest, Ill.); and freshmen Chantal Couture (Taunton, Mass.), Maggie Fox (Natick, Mass.), Claire Luke (Delmar, N.Y.), Caitlin Murphy (Hudson, Mass.) and Olivia Pruszko (Monroe, Conn.).

A total of 167 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 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must earn a 3.20 grade point average in the spring semester and be awarded a varsity letter.

For the complete women's track and field Patriot League Academic Honor Roll in PDF format, click here.