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EIGHT RETRIEVERS SELECTED TO NFHCA NATIONAL ACADEMIC SQUAD
Alycia Downs is a four-time honoree.
UMBC Field Hockey is pleased to announce that seniors Bernadette Cullen and Alycia Downs, junior Jennifer Rowe, sophomores Tiffany Deinzer and Amanda Heinz, and freshmen Rebekah Krolus, Catelyn Smith, and Kristi Troster were named to the 2003 National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division I National Academic Squad.
“I am particularly pleased that student-athletes did not let the challenges related to our conference change affect their commitment to their academics,” said UMBC Head Coach Kristy Hartman. “It was a longer season, mentally more difficult and required more travel, but yet the players’ determination is what kept their grades the priority.”
To qualify for the honor, student-athletes must maintain a 3.30 cumulative GPA thru the Fall 2003 semester. This year, the Retrievers have eight honorees - up from last year’s previous record of six. Additionally, both seniors Cullen and