Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 8/12/08
Drexel senior attacker Jessica Bill, the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Association (IWLCA) Scholar-Athlete of the Year, heads the list of 48 Philadelphia honorees for 2008 Academic Honor Roll.
Bill, the first winner of the Phillylacrosse.com Wapner-Newman Collegiate Student-Athlete of the Week in March, is an architectural engineering major who posted a grade-point average of 3.81. Bill also led the Hawks with 39 goals and 46 points and was a second-team All-Colonial Athletic Association choice.
Meanwhile, Division II West Chester (3.27 GPA) and Division III Bryn Mawr College (3.49) were named Merit squads for having the top GPAs in their respective divisions.
The IWLCA also cited teams that have GPAs of 3.0 or better. In Division I, La Salle, Penn, Temple and Villanova were honored with the Academic honor while Eastern University, Immaculata University, Neumann College and Swarthmore College earned the honor in Division III.
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