MARSHFIELD, Mass. – On the ice, the Johnson & Wales University women's ice hockey team continues to grow in just the program's fourth year. In the classroom, however, the Wildcats have already established themselves with a league-best 15 members of the New England Hockey Conference All-Academic team.
To be eligible for All-Academic recognition, a student must carry a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative grade point average and have completed one full year at their current institution. Salem State trailed the Wildcats with 14 selections.
Six members of the senior class capped their career by earning academic all-conference honors every year they were eligible. As a team, the Wildcats have a 3.54 GPA.
Academic All-NEHC Selections:
Name, No. of Awards, Year, Major
Tamara Bowden (3), Senior, Culinary Arts
Summer Britton (3), Senior, Biology
Taylor Davis (2), Junior, Liberal Studies
Taylor Duquette (3), Senior, Criminal Justice
Kathy Ensor (3), Senior, Accounting
Molly Gray (3), Senior, Biology
Kaitlin Irvine (2), Sophomore, Dietetics and Applied Nutrition
Samantha Kawejsza (2), Junior, Criminal Justice
Kathryn Mason (2), Junior, Accounting
Claire Parry (1), Sophomore, Culinary Nutrition
Victoria Perez (2), Senior, Biology
Cassidy Simanski (2), Junior, Criminal Justice
Caitlin Sweet (3), Senior, Biology
Cassie Wakefield (1), Junior, Biology
Drea Westgaard (1), Sophomore, Dietetics and Applied Nutrition