June 26, 2012

Yale Tied for Best in League with 16 ECAC Hockey All-Academic Team Selections

All Four Seniors Honored

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Yale women's ice hockey team had 16 student-athletes named to the 2011-12 ECAC Hockey All-Academic Team, which was announced by the league Tuesday. Yale tied Union for the most selections among the league's 12 teams, making this the second season in a row Yale has led the league. The Bulldogs' honorees included all four members of the Class of 2012: forward Lauren Davis (Morrison, Colo.), defenseman Heather Grant (Toronto, Ont.), forward Aleca Hughes (Westwood, Mass.) and goalie Genny Ladiges (Almonte, Ont.). That quartet combined for 15 All-Academic Team selections during the past four years.

Players are eligible for the ECAC Hockey All-Academic team if they earned a cumulative grade point average of at least a 3.00 on a 4.00 scale or have an average GPA of 3.00 over the past three semesters.

The complete list of Yale's honorees and their majors:

* times honored in career

2011-12 ECAC Hockey All Academic Selections by School
Yale, Union 16
Cornell, Dartmouth 15
Clarkson, Quinnipiac 14
Princeton, Rensselaer 13
St. Lawrence 12
Brown 11
Harvard 9
Colgate 6

Report by Sam Rubin '95 (sam.rubin@yale.edu), Yale Sports Publicity