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Field Hockey Earns 2017 NFHCA Division III National Academic Team Recognition

Photo by Jonas Powell '18
Photo by Jonas Powell '18

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – The Wesleyan University field hockey team was a recipient of the 2017 Zag Field Hockey / NFHCA Division III National Academic Team Award on Tuesday, as announced by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association.

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The requirement for earning the honor is that a team must earn a minimum team GPA of 3.0 during the fall semester of the 2017-18 academic year. In total, 130 Division III programs collected the accolade, including all 11 NESCAC schools.  

The top-five finishers featured Springfield (3.78), Bowdoin (3.71), Swarthmore (3.69), Earlham (3.65) and Amherst (3.64).