GRAND LAKE, Colo. – The Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association has announced its 2017 IWLCA Zag Sports Academic Honor Squads as well as its Academic Honor Roll. The University of Tampa was tabbed as one of the 63 NCAA Division II programs to earn the accolade while senior graphic design major Jaime Austin, junior international business and pre-law major Amanda Rom, and junior marketing major Shannon Sweeney earned a spot on the honor roll, as announced by the association office.
In order to qualify for the Academic Honor Squad, the women's lacrosse team must have posted a 3.0 or higher team GPA for the academic year. To be eligible for the Academic Honor Roll, the student-athlete must be a junior, senior, or graduate student and earned a cumulative academic GPA of 3.50 or greater.
The Spartans concluded the year in postseason play, earning their second consecutive bid into the Sunshine State Conference Championship Tournament.
Zag Sports has been serving the world's best lacrosse teams for nearly 15 years as they journey abroad for team changing touring experiences in over 25 countries. With a unique blend of lacrosse, international community service, and interactive cultural learning and adventure, Zag Sports looks forward to sharing more of its experiences with NCAA teams from around the country.