July 26, 2017
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia women’s lacrosse team, along with two individual student-athletes, were recognized by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association on Wednesday (July 26) as earning academic honors for the 2017 season.
The IWLCA recognized 97 schools to the Division I Academic Honor Squad. Each team that had a GPA of 3.0 or higher earned the honor. Virginia was one of eight teams from the ACC among the honorees.
Last May, Rueger graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Media Studies. Vander Kolk will return for the 2018 season and is majoring in aerospace engineering.
All honored student-athletes achieved at least junior status academically and had a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or greater.