IWLCA honors two lax athletes for academic achievements

IWLCA honors two lax athletes for academic achievements

RICHMOND, Ind. - The Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association(IWLCA) has recognized two Earlham student-athletes to for their academic achievements by naming them to their academic honor roll.

The first to be recognized is senior Olivia Wallace, a biochemistry/environmental studies major. Wallace is a recent inductee into Phi Beta Kappa, the longest running academic fraternity known for its selectivity. During the 2017-2018 season Wallace was an offensive powerhouse, leading the team in goals (56), free position goals (21), draw control (93) and shots on goals (85).

Raven Thibodeaux, a junior African and African American Studies major has also been recognized for her academic accomplishments. Thibodeaux was consistent force on the Quaker defense where she played 15 out of 16 games, and was responsible for 17 ground balls and caused six turnovers.

In its inaugural season, women's lacrosse went 5-11 overall and, and 4-7 in conference.  They finished the year on a high note with a three-game win streak.

To be eligible for this honor, student-athletes must be a junior, senior, or graduate student and have earned a cumulative academic GPA of 3.50 or greater.

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