GILBERT, Ariz. – After receiving Division III All-Academic Team honors by Zag Field Hockey/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFCHA), the Virginia Wesleyan University field hockey team has two players earn even more recognition. Both Mallory Langford and Jenna Whitener have both been named Division III Scholars of Distinction for their performance in the classroom over the 2017 season.
Virginia Beach, Va. - The Virginia Wesleyan University field hockey team earned 2017 Zag Field Hockey / NFHCA National Academic Team Award honors this week. To qualify, each program must have earned at least a team GPA of 3.30 for the fall semester. The Marlins were 1 of 132 teams across NCAA Division III that received the award.
Three Virginia Wesleyan University players were recognized as the 2017 Field Hockey All-Conference Awards were announced by the ODAC on Tuesday. Sophomore Elizabeth Roberto and junior Skye Swain earned All-ODAC Second Team accolades, while sophomore Cori Jackson found herself on the third team.
The Virginia Wesleyan University field hockey team looked the part of spoiler on Saturday afternoon, attempting to hand first place Washington and Lee University its first ODAC loss of the season. The Generals scored late however to claim a 3-2 victory over the Marlins.