Goh was also Harvard's Most Outstanding Student-Athlete award winner, presented to the team's player who has displayed the most excellence on the field and in the classroom (photo Gil Talbot).
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Kim Goh, a senior co-captain of the Harvard field hockey team, was named a Scholar of Distinction and the Crimson received the National Academic Team Award, the National Field Hockey Coaches Association and Gladiator by SGI announced. Goh, a second-team All-Ivy pick, was one of 71 student-athletes to produce a grade-point average over 3.90 in the fall semester to earn the Scholar of Distinction nod, while the team award went to programs that had a cumulative GPA over 3.00.
Goh is one of three Ivy League players in the Scholars of Distiction group and the only All-Ivy performer. Other Ancient Eight Scholars of Distinction were Danielle Consentino of Columbia and Liza Green of Brown.
In addition to Goh, 10 Harvard players were listed on the National Academic Squad. Seniors Goh, fellow co-captain Cynthia Tassopoulos and Katelin Wahl appeared on the squad for the fourth consecutive year, and two juniors, two sophomores and three freshmen were also honored. Juniors Jenn Hatfield and Rebecca Houser, sophomores Kaitlyn Boudah and Catriona McDonald joined the group along with newcomers MK Cruise, Issy Davies and Dina Sinno. Each student-athlete achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.30 or higher through the first semester.
National Academic Team Award
Scholars of Distinction
National Academic Squad
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