March 12, 2009
Nine named to NFHCA National Academic Squad
Seniors Michelle Fluty (Huntingtown, Md./Calvert), Jamie Smith (Pasadena, Md./Chesapeake) and Erika Wawzyanick (Wantage, N.J./High Point Regional) joined junior Emma Ardolino (Freeland, Md./Hereford) and sophomores Kristin Behrle (Manassas, Va./Stonewall Jackson) and Stephanie Hammond (Parkton, Md./Hereford) on the list.
Freshmen Michelle Deitrick (Mt. Lakes, N.J./Mt. Lakes), Kelly McGarry (Ocean City, Md./Stephen Decatur) and Lindsay Riordon (Monkton, Md./Hereford) also made the necessary grade after their first semester on campus.
To be a member of the squad, a student-athlete must have achieved a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.3 through the fall semester of the 2008-09 academic year.
Fluty, a midfielder, finished tied for second on the team five goals. She added a team-best six assists to rank second on the team with 16 points.
Smith, a forward, was tied for second on the team with five goals. She added an assist to rank fourth with 11 points.
Wawzyanick, a goalkeeper, made 92 saves while allowing 43 goals between the pipes.
Ardolino, a defender, started all 18 games on defense.
Behrle, a defender, made two appearances this season.
Hammond, a midfielder, started 17 games and had a defensive save.
Deitrick, a defender, had one shot in her nine appearances.
McGarry, a midfielder, had one assist in her five appearances.
Riordon, a forward, appeared in 15 games with four starts. She recorded a goal and an assist.
Ardolino, Fluty, Hammond and Wawyzanick were also selected to the Centennial Conference (CC) Academic Honor Roll after the fall season.
No fewer than 107 CC student-athletes made the list this year.
As a team, McDaniel was recognized as one of 102 Division III squads with a team GPA of at least 3.0, including all 11 CC teams.
The Green Terror finished the season 8-10 overall (5-5 CC).