COLLEGE PARK, Md.—Nine members of the University of New Hampshire women’s gymnastics squad were named to the EAGL All-Academic squad after their outstanding efforts in the classroom.
    In all, 94 gymnasts, the second-highest total in the 12-year history of the EAGL, were recognized.
    In order to be named to the EAGL All-Academic team, the student-athletes must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher in the two previous semesters. Freshmen are eligible if they have earned a GPA of 3.0 or higher in the fall semester.
    Senior Heather Moore (Cortlandt Manor, N.Y.) was one of only 15 student-athletes to be named to the EAGL All-Academic squad for the fourth consecutive time.
    Named to the team for UNH were Kelsey Alwin (St. Michael Minn.), who posted a 3.33 as an undeclared major; junior Beth Bronson (Jacksonville, Fla.), who recorded a 3.5 as a family studies major; freshman Helena Diodati (Scarborough, Maine) with a 3.58 as an undeclared major; freshman Diane Grey (Spring, Texas), who posted a 3.16 as a Nutritional Sciences major; senior Jennifer Jones (Billerica, Mass.), who has a 3.18 in Sports Studies; sophomore Lindsay Kovary (Huntington Station, N.Y.) with a 3.74 as a Biology major; Moore, who recorded a 3.04 in Nutritional Sciences; junior Rebekah Porter (Valparaiso, Ind.), who had the highest UNH GPA with a mark of 3.96; and freshman Keeley Smith (University Place, Wash.) who recorded a 3.66 as an English/Journalism major.
    Fans will have an opportunity to see  many of these honorees in action this Friday night (March 16) when the Wildcats entertain EAGL rival North Carolina. It is the final home meet of the season for the ‘Cats, who will also be celebrating senior night.
    The action is set to start at 7 p.m. in Lundholm Gymnasium and tickets are still available at
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