Earlier this week, the National Field Hockey Coaches Association named more than 2,500 student-athletes from 328 schools to its NFHCA High School National Academic Squad.
Forty-six individuals played in the Wyoming Valley Conference.
According to a news release from the NFHCA, high school seniors and juniors are eligible for selection if they achieved a 3.5 (out of 4.0) GPA through the first quarter of the 2016-17 school year. Scholars of Distinction have achieved a GPA of at least 3.9.
Here is the list of WVC players who made the cut. Scholars of Distinction are identified with an asterisk (*).
Coughlin: Emily Anderson, Katie Anderson, Lexi Kowalski*, Tori Martin, Courtney Regan, Hannah Rushkowski, Mykala Slavish*, Michelle Tlatenchi*
Crestwood: Marlee Dillon*, Madisyn Granoski, Cara Henahan*, Brianna Hischak, Katie Karpinski*, Arden Morgans, Morghan Murphy, Jordan Olenginski*, Lauren Shiplett*
Dallas: Samantha Banks, Mikaila Chakon, Morgan Clark, Rachel Habib*, Maddie Kelley, Melinda Ratchford, Zoe Stepanski, Sarah Strazdus*, Bryce VanDeutsch
Delaware Valley: Emily Covert, Gabrielle Hoare, Meghan Kelly, Eileen Nikles*, Leah Yost*
Valley West: Payton Boler, Callie Edwards, Mercedes Jasterzenski, Christine Shandra, Irelynd Sullivan, Foto Tsioles, Ryleigh White, Madison Woods
Wyoming Seminary: Melinda Holena, Camryn Litjens*, Avani Pugazhendi*, Katherine Romanowski, Emily Sims, Alexis Sokach, Abby Straub
The full release is available at this link.