Duo from Class of 2014 Recognized for Academic Achievement Again
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Two members of the Yale women's lacrosse team, Meghan Murray '14 and Kallie Parchman '14, were named to the IWLCA Academic Honor Roll on Tuesday. The Honor Roll recognizes student-athletes who have achieved at least junior status academically and have a cumulative grade point average or 3.50 or greater. This is the second straight year that both Murray and Parchman have earned this honor.
Murray, a political science major, made a comeback this past season from an injury that cost her the entire 2013 season. She appeared in 10 games, starting three, and tied her career high with six goals.
A native of Chatham, N.J., Murray was in Davenport College at Yale. Prior to Yale she attended Chatham High School and played for Metro Lacrosse Club.
Parchman, a psychology/economics major, was part of a Yale defense that finished the season ranked No. 13 in the nation in scoring defense (8.2 goals allowed per game). She appeared in six games, starting one.
This is the second major academic honor this year for Parchman, who was named Academic All-Ivy League in June. She also earned Yale's Meyer Humanitarian Award, given annually to one senior male and one senior female student-athlete "whose character exemplifies selfless devotion along with compassion and concern for their team and the community at Yale and beyond."
A native of Baltimore, Parchman was in Morse College at Yale. Prior to Yale she attended Roland Park Country School and played for Sky Walkers.
Murray and Parchman's honor comes on the heels of last week's announcement that -- as a team -- Yale women's lacrosse earned IWLCA Academic Squad honors. That award went to teams with grade-point averages of 3.0 or higher in 2013-14.
Report by Sam Rubin '95 (firstname.lastname@example.org), Yale Sports Publicity