Field Hockey Has Four Named to National Academic Squad

PHILADELPHIA – The National Field Hockey Coaches Association released the names of the players who were selected to the 2007 ZAG/NFHCA National Academic Squad and four Penn players were honored.

Senior Melissa Black, juniors Alanna Butera and Margaretha Ehret and sophomore Kathleen Moran all were named to the squad for having cumulative grade point averages over 3.30 through the first semester of the 2007-08 academic year.

In addition, Penn was one of 58 schools recognized as having a team GPA over 3.0.

All four women who were named to the team in 2007 are repeat selections, having earned selections in 2006.

For Melissa Black, this is her fourth selection to the National Academic Squad.