January 30, 2007

Crusaders Place Seven on Academic Honor Roll

Jan. 30, 2007

Center Valley, Pa. - The Holy Cross women's cross country team placed seven student-athletes on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll, as announced by the conference office.

Leading the Crusaders was sophomore Emma Pace (Porter Corner, N.Y.), who achieved a 3.93 grade-point average for the fall semester. Pace is a psychology major.

Joining Pace on the Academic Honor Roll were junior Kathleen O'Gorman (West Hartford, Conn.), sophomores Jeana Greco (Westfield, N.J.), Maureen McCarty (Seattle, Wash.), Casey Monahan (Holyoke, Mass.), and Colleen Spilka (Hamden, Conn.), and freshman Ariana Coniglio (Revere, Mass.).

A total of 61 student-athletes were named to the Women's Cross Country Academic Honor Roll. Bucknell lead the Patriot League with 18 members. Navy had nine named to the list. American had eight. Holy Cross tied for fourth on the list with Lehigh, who also had seven members. Rounding out the list are Colgate (six) and Lehigh (five).

To be eligible for the Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must earn at least a 3.20 grade-point average in the fall semester and be awarded a varsity letter in one of the Patriot League's seven fall championship sports.