Wallenhorst named first-team Academic All-American

Wallenhorst named first-team Academic All-American

SALISBURY, Md. – The College Sports Information Directors of America announced its Academic All-Americans for the at-large programs for the 2016 season and Salisbury University women's lacrosse senior Megan Wallenhorst earn Academic All-American honors for the second year in a row, this time moving up to first-team status.

Wallenhorst becomes the eighth first-team Academic All-American in school history and just the second from the women's lacrosse program.

A second-team Academic All-American last year, Wallenhorst closed the 2016 season by leading the Salisbury team in assists (38) and points (66) while finished second with 28 goals. She ranked second in the Capital Athletic Conference and 34th nationally in assists this year.

Wallenhorst led the Sea Gulls to their 16th CAC championship this year and 17th NCAA tournament appearance, advancing to the regional final.

The Ellicott City, Maryland native graduated with a 4.0 cumulative GPA as a business accounting major.

As a member of the at-large team, Wallenhorst was chosen from Academic All-District performing student-athletes from field hockey, swimming, tennis, lacrosse, water polo, and golf.

To see the complete list of at-large Academic All-Americans, click here.

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