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Harvard Named IWLCA All-Academic Squad: Flood and Martino Make Honor Roll

Photo of Katherine Martino and the women's lacrosse team courtesy of Gil Talbot.

The Harvard women's lacrosse team was named a 2010 Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association Academic Squad, while Sara Flood '10 and Katherine Martino’10 were recognized by the IWLCA for excellence in the classroom.

Flood, a 2010 captain for the Crimson, graduated fourth in program history for career assists with 52 helpers. She started 12 of 14 games as a senior and led the team in assists with 12. She graduated in May with a bachelor’s in psychology.

Martino, who finished sixth on Harvard’s all-time saves list with 344 stops, started 12 of 14 games in the net in 2010. She sports a 9.84 goals-against average as a senior after posting a 9.92 GAA in her junior campaign. Martino graduated in 2010 with a degree bachelor’s degree in government.

The IWLCA honored 151 student-athletes from 62 different institutions with inclusion in the 2010 Academic Honor Roll. All student-athletes were nominated by their schools and have achieved at least junior status academically. Nominees considered had a GPA of at least 3.5 or were in the top 10 percent of their squad.

The IWLCA has recognized three schools as earning Merit Squad status while 49 other earned Academic Squad honors for the 2010 season. Institutions were named Merit Squads by virtue of having one of the top three team GPAs for the season; every school with a team GPA of 3.0 or higher earned Academic Squad honors.