Haley Walker Selected to Academic All-Patriot League Team
WORCESTER, Mass. – Holy Cross women’s lacrosse sophomore defender Haley Walker was selected to the Academic All-League Team, as announced by the conference. This is the first honor for Walker and the program’s seventh selection to the Academic Team in history. Walker is the first selection since Maddy Smith in the 2017 season.
In the 2019 season, Walker started in all 16 games for the Crusaders. The defender led the team in ground balls (39) and caused turnovers (23). Walker ranked sixth in the Patriot League in caused turnovers per game (1.44). The sophomore added one goal and one assist on the season.
Walker leads the team in the classroom, with a 3.83 GPA as an accounting major. The sophomore was also a 2018 Patriot League Academic honor roll selection.
2019 Patriot League Women’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year: Kristin Yanchoris, Loyola Maryland, Sr.
2019 Women’s Lacrosse Academic All-Patriot League Team*
Sydney Fry, American, Sr.
Megan Raftery, Army West Point, So.
Lexi Lewis, Boston University
Jessie Britton, Bucknell, Jr.
Callie DeWitt, Bucknell, Sr.
Lexi Luthringer, Colgate, Jr.
Haley Walker, Holy Cross, So.
Emma Novick, Lafayette, Sr.
Alexandra Ladda, Lehigh, Jr.
Elli Kluegel, Loyola Maryland, So.
Kristen Yanchoris, Loyola Maryland, Sr.
Anne Richter, Navy, Sr.
Marie Valenti, Navy, Sr.
*13 Academic All-Patriot League selections due to a tie in the voting