IOWA CITY, Iowa – Two University of Iowa field hockey student-athletes – junior Meghan Conroy and freshman Harper Dunne – have been named 2021 NFHCA Division I Scholars of Distinction, the National Field Hockey Coaches Association announced on Thursday.
Conroy earns the award for the second straight year, while Dunne earns her first career academic distinction. Iowa has had at least two student-athletes to earn the award in four straight years.
The Division I Scholars of Distinction program recognizes student-athletes who have achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.90 or higher through the first semester of the 2020-21 academic year.
Fifteen Hawkeyes were named to the 2020 NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad last week. NFHCA Division I National Academic Team Awards will be announced on March 29 and the NFHCA Division I National Scholar-Athlete will be announced on June 15.
A complete list of 2021 NFHCA Division I Scholars of Distinction can be found here.
No. 2 Iowa will face Michigan State at Grant Field on Friday at 4 p.m. (CT). Fans will be allowed to attend at 50 percent capacity. Admission is free.