|Four-Time EAGL All-Academic Team|
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The University of New Hampshire gymnastics team placed an East Atlantic Gymnastics League-leading 15 members and 79 percent of its roster on the EAGL All-Academic Team, the league announced Monday night. Awards will be presented to the honorees at the 2012 EAGL Championship Banquet on Friday, March 23, in Pittsburgh, Pa.
In order to be named to the EAGL All-Academic Team, student-athletes must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Freshmen are eligible if they earned a GPA of 3.0 or higher in the fall semester.
Senior Danielle Reibold (Horsham, Pa.), a biomedical science major, garnered all-academic honors for the fourth time in her career. Three-time honorees include senior co-captain Ali Carr (Chelmsford, Mass.), a kinesiology: sport studies major, classmate Kate McGeever (Saco, Maine), who is majoring in biochemistry, and junior co-captain Courtney Connors (Buffalo, N.Y.), a business administration major.
Two-time all-academic members include juniors Jen Aucoin (Mullica Hill, N.J.), a nutrition major, and Jannelle Minichiello (Orlando, Fla.), a psychology major, along with sophomores Hannah Barile (Sinking Spring, Pa., kinesiology), Jillian Hudson (Sparkill, N.Y., nutrition), Dianna Kurowyckyj (New York, N.Y., economics), Erin Machado (Swansea, Mass., biomedical science) and Carly Stote (Kingston, N.Y., exercise science).
Senior Tasia Percevecz (Fountain Hills, Ariz.), who is majoring in biology, headlines the list of first-time feted Wildcats. She is joined by freshmen Kayla Gray (Buffalo, N.Y., exercise science), Adrienne Hill (Midlothian, Va., civil engineering) and Erika Rudiger (Slidell, La., kinesiology: sport studies).
Rutgers tied UNH with 15 members of the EAGL All-Academic Team.
The Wildcats (12-5, 4-1 EAGL) will compete in the 2012 EAGL Championship, hosted by the University of Pittsburgh, on Saturday, March 24, starting at 2 p.m. Fans can follow all the action on www.unhwildcats.com and twitter.com/UNHAthletics.