MIDDLETOWN, Conn. – Six members of the Wesleyan University women's lacrosse team were honored on the 2017 IWLCA Zag Sports Division III Academic Honor Roll for their performance in the classroom. To be eligible for this honor, student-athletes must be a junior, senior, or graduate student and have earned a cumulative grade-point average of 3.50 or great.
A total of 531 student-athletes from 16 different institutions were honored. Representing Wesleyan were Rachel Aronow '17, Sara Bennett '18, Leah Giacalone '17, Grace McCann '17, Meredith Smith '17 and Elizabeth Spitz '17.
These six Cardinals also helped Wesleyan post its best season in program history in 2017. The team qualified for its first-ever NCAA Tournament, and finished the year ranked No. 19 in the final IWLCA Division III Coaches Poll with an 11-6 overall record.