Lafayette’s men’s and women’s soccer programs have received National Soccer Coaches Association of America College Team Academic Awards. Eligible programs must have earned a collective grade-point average of 3.0 or higher during the 2010-11 academic year.
The men’s team had a 3.23 GPA in 2010-11 and 13 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll selections. Additionally, Luke Calvano ’12 (Eastampton, N.J.), a double major in economics and policy studies, was named to the inaugural Academic All-Patriot League squad in the 2010 season. The team has been recognized by the NSCAA in each of the last four years.
Academic success has been a constant during head coach Dennis Bohn‘s 11-year tenure. His athletes combined for 110 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll selections in his first decade on College Hill, not including the league’s 2011 list that is yet to be determined.
This past season, which was the Leopards’ 11th straight winning season, Graham Heydt ’12 (Northbrook, Ill.), a mathematics-economics major, and Blake Fink ’13 (Westampton, N.J.), a government and law major, earned Academic All-Patriot League honors. Fink was also named to the Capital One Academic All-District II team.
The women’s team posted a 3.35 GPA in 2010-11 and produced 17 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll selections. Of those selections, Meredith McCann ’12 (Hingham, Mass.), a policy studies major, and Gina Milone ’12 (Massapequa, N.Y.), a biology major, each posted 4.0 grade-point averages.
On the field, Lafayette posted a 9-5-2 record and earned the number two seed in the Patriot League Tournament. The Leopards enjoyed a 6-0-0 home record and a Patriot League mark of 4-2-1.