Patriot League Honors Eleven Members of the 2007 Lafayette Field Hockey Team
Jan. 23, 2008
EASTON, Pa. - Eleven members of the Lafayette field hockey team were named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll as announced by the league on Wednesday. Reigning Patriot League Rookie Player of the Year Meghan Cicchi led the Leopards with a 4.00 grade-point average (GPA).
The Chemistry major, who also received Rookie of the Week and Defensive Player of the Week in her first season with the Leopards, was one of two players on the list to achieve a 4.00 GPA in the fall semester. Classmate Cara Lyons, an Engineering major (3.50 GPA), was also named to the honor roll.
Juniors Jaclyn DiSanti (3.68) and Lauren Jones (3.35) were also among the eleven honorees. Both DiSanti and Jones were named to the Patriot League Tournament team in November. DiSanti, a Psychology major, received All-Patriot Second-Team accolades following the conclusion of the regular season. Jones, a Mathematics & Economics major, started the final 14 games of the season and appeared in 17 in the backfield for the Leopards.
With a 3.93 GPA, Lindsay Majno led a group of seven sophomores named to the academic honor roll. An Anthropology & Sociology major, Majno played in 19 games in the midfield and was part of the starting lineup in the Patriot League championship game against No. 17 American. Amanda Saber, who recently represented the United States at the Pan American Maccabi games in Buenos, Argentina recorded a 3.25 GPA in Psychology.
Sophomore Biology majors Bridget Hilbig (3.23) and Caitlin Titus (3.43) started in every game for Lafayette in the 2007 season. Classmates Anna DePetris, an International Affairs major, recorded a 3.30 GPA and Kelly Hilovsky finished the fall with a 3.33 GPA in Neuroscience.
The Leopards field hockey team completed the season under the direction of first-year head coach Andrew Griffiths with an overall record of 9-10 and 2-3 in conference play. Lafayette made its second-consecutive appearance in the Patriot League Tournament as the No. 3 seed and finished as the runner-up, falling 3-1 in the championship game against No. 17 American.
Jaclyn DiSanti Jr. Psychology 3.68 Lauren Jones Jr. Mathematics & Economics 3.35 Meghan Cloonan So. History/Government & Law 3.60 Anna DePetris So. International Affairs 3.30 Bridget Hilbig So. Biology 3.23 Kelly Hilovsky So. Neuroscience 3.33 Lindsay Majno So. Anthropology & Sociology 3.93 Amanda Saber So. Psychology 3.25 Caitlin Titus So. Biology 3.43 Meghan Cicchi Fr. Chemistry 4.00 Cara Lyons Fr. Engineering 3.50