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SIX RETRIEVERS NAMED TO NFHCA NATIONAL ACADEMIC SQUAD
Amanda Heinz earned her fourth conecutive NFHCA National Academic Squad Recognition.
The six Retrievers recognized by the NFHCA are seniors Tiffany Deinzer and Amanda Heinz, juniors Rebekah Krolus and Kristi Troster, sophomore Jessica Smith and freshman Amanda Yanulevich.
The recognition makes it a four-year sweep for Deinzer and Heinz, who were both named to the prestigious list in each of their seasons at UMBC. This is Trosterís and Krolusí third recognition by the NFHCA, while Smith makes it for a second time in as many years.
Since becoming a varsity program in 2000, the Retrievers have had 35 players named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad.
In addition, the entire UMBC field hockey team received the National Academic Team Award, which recognizes those institutions that achieve a minimum GPA of 3.0 during the first semester of the 2005-06 academic year.