MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – The Colonial Hockey Conference (CHC) announced the Women's Ice Hockey All-Academic Team recipients Tuesday, with nine total Mustangs earning academic recognition for the 2016-17 season.
To be eligible, a student-athlete must carry a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and have completed one full year at their current institution. Freshmen are not eligible.
Women's hockey, who just completed their second season of competition, qualified for the first time, joining a league total 72 student-athletes who were recognized for excellence in the classroom.
Of those receiving the All-Academic accolade for Morrisville State are:
- Sophomore Maria deWilde (Caistorville, ONT)
- Junior Alicia Eamon (Williamstown, ONT)
- Sophomore Kimberly Hughes (Lloydminster, AB)
- Sophomore Megan Kirk (Breezy Point, N.Y.)
- Sophomore Ciara Lark (Mildmay, ONT)
- Sophomore Kali Rutka (Anchorage, AK)
- Sophomore Kaitlyn Schlake (Nampa, ID)
- Sophomore Renee Schmaltz (Beaumont, AB)
- Sophomore Stephanie Strymecki (Kelowna, BC)
Morrisville State wrapped up the season with an overall record of 20-6-1, claiming the college's first hockey conference title as they downed nationally ranked Endicott College to capture the 2016-17 crown.
Morrisville State College's curricula are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology and has been lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs.
The college was ranked among the Best Regional Colleges in the North by U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges 2016 issue and was also recognized in the Top Public Schools, Regional Colleges North in the 2016 Best Colleges rankings. For more information about Morrisville State College, visit www.morrisville.edu.