Feb. 4, 2009

WORCESTER, Mass. - The Holy Cross field hockey team had four players named to the 2008 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll. To be eligible for the Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must earn a 3.20 grade-point average in the fall semester and be awarded a varsity letter in one of the Patriot League's seven fall championship sports.

Seniors Jessie Cullen (Norwich, Vt.) and Kristin Schulz (Fairfield, Conn.), junior Nora Happny (Portsmouth, N.H.) and freshman Kirsten Walther (Landenberg, Pa.) all earned spots on the Academic Honor Roll.

Schulz received the recognition for the third time in her career while Cullen is a second-time recipient during her career. Happny and Walther both received the honor for the first time in their careers.