IWLCA Selects Athenas To Academic Squad

Photo by John Valenzuela
Photo by John Valenzuela

GRAND LAKE, Colo. – For the 2013 season, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's lacrosse team earned a selection to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Academic Squad the IWLCA announced on August 19. All told 173 schools were selected across the NCAA's three divisions, with 86 selections coming from Division III.

CMS is one of three SCIAC schools to earn the distinction of IWLCA Academic Squad, the others being Pomona-Pitzer and Occidental. To qualify for the award, a team has to have a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher for the season.

On the field, the Athenas went 8-10 in 2013 including a 4-7 conference record. The season concluded with a 13-12, triple overtime loss at Pomona-Pitzer in the opening round of the SCIAC Championships.

The IWLCA is a membership-led nonprofit association representing the nation's intercollegiate women's lacrosse coaches within Division I, II & III of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The IWLCA is a 501c Non-Profit educational organization.

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