13 members of the field hockey team named to the National Academic Squad.
Experience is Key for Wildcats in 2012
Each player earned over a 3.30 GPA in the fall semester
10 Villanova field hockey players honored for their academic performance
Career: Has seen action in 24 games through her junior season.
2012: Made an appearance in nine games.
2011: Saw the field 12 times as a midfielder... One of six players named to the NFHCA's National Academic Squad.
2010: Appeared in three games vs. Columbia (Sept. 12), Penn (Sept. 22) and Indiana (Oct. 17)... Named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad.
Holy Cross: Earned three varsity letters under Coach Hillary Richards... Led Holy Cross to the State Group 1 Championship game and a Burlington County Patriot Division Championship... Chosen to the 2010 All-Burlington County Scholastic League Team... Named the 2010 South Jersey Coaches Association Scholar-Athlete, Burlington County Scholastic League Scholar-Athlete and Courier Post/Kiwanis Scholar-Athlete... Also earned varsity letters in lacrosse and basketball... 2009 U.S. Lacrosse Academic All-American and National School Girl's Lacrosse Tournament Team member... Named the Holy Cross Scholar-Athlete of the Year... Earned Holy Cross field hockey and lacrosse academic awards... Member of the National Honor Society... Named the Edward J. Bloustein Distinguished Scholar, Principal's Leadership Award winner and Holy Cross award for general excellence and third honors... Distinguished Honor Roll.
Personal: Born July 20th, 1992 in Camden, N.J.... Parents are Scott and Helen Marie Lafferty... One brother, Scott ... Enrolled in the Villanova School of Business.