July 9, 1997
Boston College's Sarah Egnaczyk Receives NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - Sarah Egnaczyk (Woodbridge, Conn./Amity), a 1997 Boston College graduate, has been awarded a 1997 NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship.
Egnaczyk, a four-year starting goalkeeper on the field hockey team, was previously honored as the school's "Eagle of the Year", recognizing the outstanding female senior student-athlete. In addition to her contributions to Boston College, Egnaczyk also made her mark in international competition. She was a two-time member of the US National Under-21 Team, and was an alternate for the 1997 US National Team.
Egnaczyk played in and started 76 games in her Boston College career. She established BC records for wins (41), shutouts (19) and saves (659). She twice won All-BIG EAST Conference honors, and was a Regional All-America selection as a senior. The field hockey team advanced to the BIG EAST semifinals in each of her four seasons. In 1994, Boston College captured the conference championship, and Egnaczyk was named the tournament's Most Valuable Player. BC's 1994 BIG EAST champions later advanced to the "Final Eight" of the NCAA Field Hockey Championship Tournament.
An outstanding student as well, Egnaczyk graduated magna cum laude with a degree in accounting from BC's Carroll School of Management.