W&L Field Hockey Garners NFHCA National Academic Team Award

Team talking before overtime at Roanoke.

CHANDLER, Ariz. — The National Field Hockey Coaches Association released its 2018 ZAG Field Hockey/NFHCA Division III National Academic Team Award winners on Wednesday, and Washington and Lee was one of 131 teams selected.

The Generals went 8-10 overall this past season and were 5-3 in the ODAC. W&L advanced to the ODAC Tournament semifinals, falling to Shenandoah, 1-0, in overtime on November 2. The Blue and White had four players garner All-ODAC accolades in 2018, two make the all-state teams and senior forward Haley Tucker (Manakin-Sabot, Va./St. Catherine's School) was named NFHCA First Team All-Region.

In order to be recognized as a National Academic Team, an institution had to achieve a minimum GPA of 3.0 during the fall term.

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