Athletics

Athletics

Big Wins in the MAAC

Four teams captured the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) regular season championships in 2010-11: men’s basketball, women’s lacrosse, softball, and women’s tennis. Women’s lacrosse, softball, women’s tennis, and men’s tennis reached their respective MAAC tournament final.


Fairfield women’s rowing team

ATHLETICS HIGHLIGHTS

• More than 60 percent of Fairfield University student-athletes achieved a 3.0 or higher GPA last year, with 230 reaching the mark in the fall and 233 earning a 3.0 or higher in the spring. More than 100 student-athletes received Dean’s List recognition in each semester. In addition, 98 Fairfield student-athletes were named to the MAAC Academic Honor Roll for the 2010-11 academic year.

• Chris Horning ’11, the starting catcher for the baseball team, earned Academic All-District for his performance in the classroom and on the field. He finished his career as a three-time Academic-All-District and a three-time MAAC All-Academic student-athlete.

• The women’s rowing team won a gold and a bronze medal at the Dad Vail Regatta. The pair of Krissi Gorsuch ’11 and Jessica Keefe ’11 captured the gold, while the crew of Margaret McGohey ’13, Lorena Gullotta ’13, Avery Adams ’13, Elizabeth, Kavanagh ’13, and coxswain Alison Bishop ’13 placed third in the novice four.

• The men’s cross country, men’s golf, and softball teams earned Public Recognition awards from the NCAA. The award is presented to those teams that have an NCAA Division I Academic Progress Report (APR) in the top-10 percent of all squads in their respective sports.