April 27, 2012
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. - Six Villanova student-athletes were selected to the 2012 MAAC Women's Water Polo All-Academic Team as announced by the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference today.
To be eligible for the MAAC All-Academic Team, a student athlete must complete two semesters at their institution and hold a cumulative grade point average of 3.20 on a 4.0 scale.
Wagner College led all schools with 12 student-athletes making the team, followed by Saint Francis (N.Y.) College with eight student-athletes. Six athletes earned spots of the team representing Marist College. Iona College had five student-athletes on the team, while Siena College added four student-athletes to the squad.
Sarah Armel - Accounting Major (3.53 GPA) Houston, Texas
Maria Campanile - Accounting Major (3.28 GPA) Burr Ridge, Ill.
Julia Penkal - Chemical Engineering Major (3.33) Harleysville, Pa.
Erin Malone - Communications Major (3.79 GPA) Sydney, Australia
Hannah Ishida - Communications Major (3.28 GPA) Honolulu, Hawaii
Lauren Peachey - English Major (3.49 GPA) Harleysville, Pa.