CHANDLER, Ariz. – The Concordia University Wisconsin Field Hockey program, which just finished its inaugural season in the fall of 2016, has been recognized by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association with nine players who were named to the Zag/NFCHA All-Academic Squad. In addition, the Falcons had two players receive Scholars of Distinction recognition.
Senior Rachel Scholz (Cedarburg, Wis.) and freshman Brianna Buehler (Hartland, Wis.) were honored as Scholars of Distinction as they each have a cumulative GPA of 3.90 or higher through the fall academic term. A total of 208 student-athletes nationally were recognized as Zag/NFHCA Division III Scholars of Distinction.
Scholz and Buehler were joined on the All-Academic Squad by seven other Falcons. To be on the All-Academic Squad, a student-athlete must have a cumulative GPA of 3.30 or higher.
Joining Scholz and Buehler with All-Academic recognition was junior Caitlin Henry (Lansing, Ill.), sophomore Karissa Faubel (Menasha, Wis.), and freshmen Issy Bilton (Burlington, Ontario), Kelsey Fulton (Sussex, Wis.), Rachel Larson (Fenton, Mo.), Abigail Martin (Saline, Mich.), and Sophia O'Connor (Manchester, Mich.).
A complete list of the entire Zag/NFHCA All-Academic squad can be found at nfhca.org.