ALBANY, N.Y. – The Brown women's hockey team placed 22 student-athletes on the 2016-17 ECAC All-Academic Team, the ECAC Hockey conference office announced on Friday. Brown and Quinnipiac led the league with 22 honorees while Yale (20) and Harvard (19) followed.
The Bears' 22 honorees are the most in program history, with the ECAC All-Academic Team selections starting with the 2002-03 season.
A trio of seniors, in Erin Conway (Jackson, Mich.), Catherine LeBoeuf (Dieppe, New Brunswick) and Maddie Woo (Plymouth, Minn.), achieved at least a 3.0, with Conway earning the recognition for the fourth straight year while LeBoeuf earned her third straight and Woo her second.
All six members of the junior class - Sam Donovan (New Brighton, Minn.), Cynthia Kyin (Stokie, Ill.), Julianne Landry (Hanover, Mass.), Katie Swanstrom (Ham Lake, Minn.), Samantha Swanstrom (Ham Lake, Minn.) and Dara Wais (Baltimore, Md.) - received their third-straight recognition.
All six sophomore were also named to the team in Bridget Carey (Weymouth, Mass.), Jenna Hewitt-Kenda (North Vancouver, British Columbia), Katie Lynch (Victoria, Minn.), Cara Najjar (Stoneham, Mass.), Abby Niewchas Cochrane, Alberta) and Leah Olson (East Harwich, Mass.), each of them for the second-straight year.
Veronica Alois (Andover, Mass.), Hana DeClerck (Menlo Park, Calif.), Sena Hanson (New Brighton, Minn.), Calla Isaac (Sherwood Park, Alberta), Sarah Migliori (East Grenwich, R.I.) Lucinda Quigley (Newton, Mass.) and Steph Rempe (Calgary, Alberta) were named to the team after their rookie campaign.
Players are eligible for the ECAC All-Academic Team if they earn a cumulative grade point average of at least a 3.00 on a 4.00 scale or have a GPA over 3.00 over the past three semesters.
Commissioner's Level status showcases the program's highest GPA from the 2016-17 season.
Veronica Alois, Fr., Undeclared
Bridget Carey ^, So., Undeclared
Erin Conway %@^, Sr., Political Science
Hana DeClerck, Fr., Undeclared
Sam Donovan @^, Jr., Business, Entrepreneurship and Organizations
Sena Hanson, Fr., Undeclared
Jenna Hewitt-Kenda ^, So., Undeclared
Calla Isaac, Fr., Undeclared
Cynthia Kyin @^, Jr., Human Biology
Julianne Landry @^, Jr., International Relations
Catherine LeBoeuf @^, Sr., Engineering
Katie Lynch ^, So., Undeclared
Sarah Migliori, Fr., Undeclared
Cara Najjar ^, So., Undeclared
Abby Niewchas ^, So., Undeclared
Leah Olson ^, So., Undeclared
Lucinda Quigley, Fr., Undeclared
Steph Rempe, Fr., Undeclared
Katie Swanstrom @^, Jr., Business, Entrepreneurship and Organizations
Samantha Swanstrom @^, Jr., Business, Entrepreneurship and Organizations
Dara Wais @^, Jr., Engineering
Maddie Woo ^, Sr., Biomedical Engineering
% - 2013-14 ECAC All-Academic Team
@ - 2014-15 ECAC All-Academic Team
^ - 2015-16 ECAC All-Academic Team
Women’s Hockey Lands 22 on 2016-17 ECAC All-Academic Team