Six Chanticleers Lacrosse Named by IWLCA to 2017 Zag Sports Division I Academic Honor Roll
CONWAY - Coastal Carolina’s Maggie Carr, Taylor Pascale, Lauren Thomas, Gabby Vujanic, Rachel Wagner and Haley Kyger have been named to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association's 2017 Zag Sports Division I Academic Honor Roll. To be eligible for the IWLCA Academic Honor Roll, student-athletes must be a junior, senior, or graduate student and have earned a cumulative academic GPA of 3.50 or greater. Since starting lacrosse for the 2013 season, the Chanticleers have been honored by the IWLCA as a team for academic achievement in each of their five seasons. The Chanticleers were also recognized as a 2017 IWLCA Zag Sports Academic Honor Squad, an honor that recognizes teams with a 3.0 or higher team GPA for the academic year. Carr ranked sixth nationally and led the ASUN with 2.72 assists per game closed out her career as the schools assists leader with 98. The senior led the team with 58 points and tallied 3.22 points per game on her way to being named as a member of 2017 ASUN Lacrosse All-Tournament Team. Additionally, Carr made the Dean’s List for three of her four years and was a member of the Big South Presidential Honor Roll while CCU was in the Big South. Pascale, played in one game before an injury closed out her season and the Ashburn, Va., native was a member of the Dean’s List for two years and her final semester a member of the President’s List. Thomas, played in all 19 contests earning starts in the final eight. Primarily a defender, the senior from Marlton, N.J., scored her first collegiate goal against Howard. She was a member of the Dean’s List twice and President’s List once, along with being a member of the Big South Presidential Honor Roll. Vujanic, a junior from Bel Air, Md., saw action in seven matches starting two. She tallied three ground balls and caused two turnovers on the season and was a member of the Dean’s List twice, President’s List once, as well as being a member of the Big South All-Academic Team (2016) and 2015 Big South Presidential Honor Roll member. Kyger, started all 19 games scoring 12 goals and won 35 draw controls on the season. The Edgewood, Md. junior, was a member of the Dean’s List and President’s List. In 2015, she was named as a Big South Presidential Honor Roll member and Second Team Big South Midfielder. As a team, the Chants finished with their best record in program history with a 13-6 overall mark (.684), earning their first regular season conference title and advanced to the ASUN Championship game.