Four named academic squad by IWLCA

Four named academic squad by IWLCA
Steph Nichols, Chelsea Watkins, Paige Messersmith, Kerry Campbell 2012 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

WESTMINSTER, Md. – The Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) announced its 2012 Academic Honor Roll on Wednesday, and four McDaniel student-athletes were among the honorees.

Two days after the Green Terror was successful in the classroom as one of 61 Division III teams to earn the distinction of an Academic Squad with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0, four individuals were honored.

Graduated seniors Steph Nichols (Wilmington, Del./St. Mark's) and Chelsea Watkins (Columbia, Md./Hammond) received the honor as did rising seniors Kerry Campbell (Gaithersburg, Md./Damascus) and Paige Messersmith (Phoenix, Md./Dulaney).

Nichols graduated in May with a degree in business while Watkins graduated with a degree in psychology. Campbell is a biology major while Messersmith is an exercise science major. 

In total, 246 student-athletes from 94 different institutions were honored. Students were nominated by their schools and have achieved at least junior status academically.