Five Lacrosse Players Earn ACC Academic Honors
June 27, 2012
Chestnut Hill, MA - Boston College placed five student-athletes on the 2012 All-ACC Academic women's lacrosse team as announced by the conference this afternoon.
The Eagles honored for their work in the classroom include graduate student Kristin Igoe, junior Sara Blue and sophomores Caroline Ceglarski, Moira Barry and Claire Blohm. It is the second consecutive season BC has placed five student-athletes on the All-ACC Academic team.
Igoe, who hails from Framingham, MA, is a three-time honoree of the All-ACC Academic team. She was an Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association All-America second team selection in 2012 and a first team honoree in 2011. Igoe led the Eagles in scoring with 49 goals and 11 assists for 60 points and finished her career with 168 goals, 50 assists for 218 career points.
Blue, a native of Bethesda, MD, started all 18 games for the Eagles this past season. She was third on the team in scoring with 38 goals, 10 assists for 48 points.
Ceglarski, a native of Darien, CT, played in 18 games and recorded nine points. She notched her first career-high of two goals vs. California on April 14. Ceglarski also received the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
Barry is a sophomore from Framingham, MA. She played in 18 games and notched eight goals, four assists for 12 points. She was also the recipient of the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
Blohm is a defender from Amityville, New York. She played in 18 games for the Eagles this season. Blohm was also the recipient of the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
The ACC Scholar-Athlete of the Year awards was established in September 2007 to be awarded annually to the top junior or senior student-athlete in their respective sports. Candidates for the award must have maintained a 3.0 grade point average for their career as well as a 3.0 for each of the last two semesters.
To be eligible for consideration for the All-ACC Academic team, a student-athlete, regardless of classification, must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during his academic career.