July 11, 2007
2007 Patriot League Women's Track and Field Academic Honor Roll
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Center Valley, Pa. - Navy's Kirsten Andrews was voted the 2007 Patriot League Women's Outdoor Track and Field Scholar-Athlete of the Year and was one of 167 student-athletes to be named to the 2007 Patriot League Women's Track and Field Academic Honor Roll, announced Executive Director Carolyn Schlie Femovich Wednesday. Those achieving 4.0 spring grade-point averages included American's Kate Lilley and Greta Wicklund, Bucknell's Melanie Buczko, Courtney Lynch and Beverly Rogers, Colgate's Jessica Kielty, Holy Cross' Clarice Ferolito and Colleen Spilka, Lafayette's Amanda Lalley, Lehigh's Rachel Stewart and Navy's Andrews, Vicki Moore and Jenny Rubin.
Andrews collected three Patriot League Scholar-Athlete of the Year awards during her career, earning the honor for the 2006-07 indoor season and during both the 2006 and 2007 outdoor seasons. An ESPN The Magazine First-Team Academic All-America selection, Andrews graduated 41st in her class with a 3.90 cumulative grade-point average as a quantitative economics major. The three-time Patriot League Academic Honor Roll member posted four-straight perfect semester grade-point averages up to and including Spring 2007.
At the 2007 Patriot League Outdoor Track and Field Championship, Andrews won gold in both the 60-meter hurdles and the long jump, while placing second in the pole vault. She was named the Patriot League Outstanding Field Athlete at both the indoor and outdoor championships during the 2006-07 year.
Andrews is the only student-athlete from Navy to earn the Patriot League Women's Outdoor Track and Field Scholar-Athlete of the Year award, taking home the honors in both 2006 and 2007.
To be eligible for the Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must earn a 3.20 grade-point average in the spring semester and be awarded a varsity letter in one of the Patriot League's six winter or 10 spring championship sports.