Fifteen Stags Named To Universityís Deanís List
January 09, 2017
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Fifteen members of the Fairfield University women’s soccer team earned Dean’s List recognition from the university after achieving a grade point average of 3.5 or higher last semester. Molly Moran, Jenny Jacobs, Caroline Kruk, Melanie Hingher, Holly Habyan, Kiley Deignan, Megan DeFeo, Pamela Coufos, Bridget Clark, Kelsey Burke, Brenna Brown, Katie Brady, Anna Borea, Cassidy Boegel, and Sydney Arestivo all earned that distinction during the fall semester.
“The student-athletes in the women’s soccer program take pride in their academic endeavors and this semester once again proves that they are serious student-athletes,” Head Coach Jim O'Brien said. “We continue to set the standard in the classroom.”
All six graduating seniors were named to the Dean’s List with Brown achieving a perfect 4.0 GPA in her six classes of the semester. The two-time selection to the CoSida Academic All-District squad now holds a 3.98 cumulative GPA with one semester remaining before she receives a diploma in math and finance. Three other seniors earned a GPA greater than a 3.9 with Moran (3.93), Arestivo (3.92), and Boegel (3.92) tallying those numbers.
The Biology major Brady paced the junior class with a perfect 4.0 GPA while taking five classes, including two labs during the semester. Brady now holds a 3.97 GPA, which will lead all returning student-athletes next season. In her first academic season at Fairfield, Kruk also maitained a perfect 4.0 GPA. Burke (3.73) also earned Dean’s List recognition.
All three sophomores who joined the list received the same 3.87 GPA with Jacobs, DeFeo, and Habyan receiving the honor.
In their first semester as a collegiate student, Deignan (3.87), Clark (3.53), and Hingher (3.50) all earned recognition by the university.
The Fairfield women’s soccer program has earned the NSCAA Team Academic award in seven of the last eight seasons with the squad recording a GPA of 3.0 or higher.