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Farrell leads conference spring academic honors

Allison Farrell (c) 2017 David Sinclair/McDaniel College
Allison Farrell (c) 2017 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

LANCASTER, Pa. – Allison Farrell (Towson, Md./Loch Raven), a senior on the McDaniel women's lacrosse team, was named the Centennial Conference (CC) Scholar-Athlete of the Year in her sport.

Farrell was one of 27 Green Terror spring student-athletes named to the CC Spring Academic Honor Roll.

Knadler, an exercise science major, posted a 3.922 cumulative grade-point average through the end of the fall semester. That was the highest GPA among juniors and seniors on the all-conference team.

Farrell was an honorable mention all-conference nod. She started all 16 games, leading the team with 64 draw controls, 23 caused turnovers and 39 ground balls. Her draw control and caused turnover total both rank third in the conference while her ground ball total is fourth. She also contributed seven goals and six assists to the offense.

Softball senior Lindsey Miller (Gettysburg, Pa./New Oxford) joined Farrell on the Academic All-Centennial team. Miller earned second-team all-conference honors. The Academic All-Centennial team recognizes student-athletes who receive both all-conference and Academic Honor Roll honors.

The duo was part of the 27 named to the Academic Honor Roll. To be nominated for the honor roll, a student-athlete must be of sophomore standing or higher and have a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.40. The honored Green Terror student-athletes are:


Sophomore Nick Cogelja (Hackensack, N.J./Hackensack).

Men's Golf

Sophomore Matt Cramer (New Market, Md./Oakdale).

Women's Golf

Sophomore Kelsey Kirkman (Chesapeake, Va./Norfolk Academy) and senior Casey Marson (Norwich, N.Y./Norwich).

Men's Lacrosse

Senior Dylan Chaikin (Gaithersburg, Md./Quine Orchard), junior Josh Hefta (Blacksburg, Va./Blacksburg) and senior Sean Kaliszak (New Freedom, Pa./Susquehannock).

Women's Lacrosse

Sophomore Morgan Collinson (Harwood, Md./Southern), senior Allison Farrell (Towson, Md./Loch Raven), junior Olivia Geiger (Ellicott City, Md./Marriotts Ridge), sophomore Olivia Maenner (Towson, Md./Notre Dame Prep) and senior Abby Phillips (New Freedom, Pa./North Harford [Md.]).


Senior Olivia Kipe (Manchester, Md./Manchester Valley), junior Valerie Lamb (Miami Gardens, Fla./Miramar), junior Maryanna Lynch (Newark, Del./Archmere Academy), junior Ale Mata (Miramar, Fla./Cooper City) and senior Lindsey Miller (Gettysburg, Pa./New Oxford).

Men's Tennis

Junior Will Giles (LaVale, Md./Bishop Walsh), senior Corey Glocker (Silver Spring, Md./Blake), junior Andrew Kendrick (Ellicott City, Md./Centennial) and sophomore Carter Trousdale (Hanover Park, Ill./Hoffman Estate).

Men's Outdoor Track and Field

Senior Evan Callahan (Boxborough, Mass./Acton-Boxborough), sophomore Gavin Gibson (Newark, Del./Sanford), senior Jim Heilman (Lutherville, Md./Baltimore Lutheran), junior Nevin Stambaugh (Taneytown, Md./Francis Scott Key).

Women's Indoor Track and Field

Senior Lucy Benson (Wilmington, Del./Sanford) and junior Mable Buchanan (Westminster, Md./North Carroll).

In all, 572 student-athletes from the CC's 11 member institutions were named to the 2017 Spring Academic Honor Roll and 103 were tabbed Academic All-Centennial.