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Recent La Salle grad Davis (Ridley) receives yet another scholar-athlete award

Friday, 13th August 2010

Categories College, Girl's/Women's, Posted 8/13/10

Women’s lacrosse player and recent La Salle graduate Jill Davis (Ridley) has been named a recipient of an Eastern College Athletic Conference Scholar-Athlete Award, announced the ECAC today.

The award is given to a male and female athlete each in Division I, II and III who has

La Salle's Jill Davis (Ridley) earned the ECAC Scholar-Athlete award

excelled in academics, athletics and community service. Davis will receive the award during the ECAC Honors Banquet in Hyannis, Mass. on September 28.

Davis – chosen as a Scholar-Athlete of the week in 2009 – has now been honored as a scholar-athlete by six organizations in 2010. The Folsom, Pa. native became the first La Salle women’s lacrosse player to be tabbed a CoSIDA/ESPN the Magazine Academic All-American. She was also named A-10 Student-Athlete of the Year in women’s lacrosse, IWLCA Scholar-Athlete of the Year, Philadelphia Inquirer All-Area Women’s Lacrosse Performer of the Year and the La Salle University Scholar Athlete of the Year. Davis received a degree in Elementary Education from La Salle in May, graduating with a 4.0 grade point average.

After adding 40 goals and 14 assists during her senior campaign, Davis is currently ranked sixth all-time in career goals scored and tied for fifth all-time in career points at La Salle. Davis helped the Explorers to a program-best No. 2 seed in the 2010 Atlantic 10 tournament, as well as a program-best nine wins, including five conference victories.

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