NEW ROCHELLE, NY - The Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) announced the recipients of its Academic Honors Squad award for the 2014 season. The Iona College lacrosse team was one of 85 NCAA Division I programs to receive the distinction.
Six other members of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference were honored including Canisius, Fairfield, Marist, Monmouth, Niagara and Quinnipiac. It was the second straight season the Gaels were named to the list.
A total of 254 teams earned the academic award for the 2014 season. The award honors collegiate teams that displayed excellence in the classroom during the school year by maintaining at least a 3.0 cumulative team grade-point average.