Feb. 4, 2009

Courtesy of Bucknell

LEWISBURG, Pa. - The Bucknell field hockey team placed 16 student-athletes on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll, the league office announced on Tuesday. Highlighting the list for the Bison were junior Sarah Ebright and freshman Marci Richard, who both posted 4.0 grade-point averages during the fall semester.

The 16 honorees ranked Bucknell second among the six teams in the Patriot League and represented nearly three-quarters of the Bison roster. A total of 72 field hockey players appeared on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

To be eligible for the Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must earn a 3.20 grade-point average in the fall semester and be awarded a varsity letter.

Following is a list of the Bucknell field hockey student-athletes who were named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll:

Jessie Atieh, Jr., Elementary Education, North Caldwell, N.J./West Essex
Kate Bowen, Fr., Undeclared, Kingston, Pa./Wyoming Valley West
Kelly Bruvik, So., Environmental Studies, Skillman, N.J./Stuart Country Day
Sarah Ebright, Jr., Civil Engineering, Hummelstown, Pa./Lower Dauphin
Amanda Faust, Sr., Accounting, Kingston, Pa./Wyoming Valley West
Steph Graf, Sr., Management, Jamison, Pa./Central Bucks East
Sarah Herrmann, Sr., International Relations, Newtown, Pa./Council Rock North
Emily Hutchison, Sr., European History, Leola, Pa./Conestoga Valley
Jacquie Katneksza, Sr., International Relations, Harare, Zimbabwe/Arundel School
Marci Richard, Fr., Chemistry, Oley, Pa./Oley Valley
Katie Ruiz, Sr., Environmental Studies, Lewisburg, Pa./Lewisburg Area
Johnna Simoes, So., Management, San Diego, Calif./Torrey Pines
Mallory Smith, Fr., Biology, Schnecksville, Pa./Parkland
Austin Thomas, Jr., Psychology, Tunkhannock, Pa./Tunkhannock
Christine Weiss, So., Management, Bethlehem, Pa./Southern Lehigh
Sarah Zargarpour, Fr., Management, North Vancouver, British Columbia/Handsworth Secondary