DOVER, Del. – Recent Wesley College graduates Francesca Benitez, Alexis Galloway and Shelby Schirmer were named to the 2018 Zag Sports / Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Academic Honor Roll, as announced on Monday.
The IWLCA honored 639 student-athletes from 189 different institutions on the 2018 IWLCA Zag Sports Division III Academic Honor Roll. To be eligible for this honor, student-athletes must be a junior, senior, or graduate student and have earned a cumulative academic GPA of 3.50 or greater.
Schirmer, a nursing major, finished her career with 278 saves, which ranks fifth all-time in Wesley history. Benitez, an elementary and special education major, and Galloway, a psychology major, were stalwarts on the Wesley defensive side. Benitez tied for the team lead in caused turnovers (29) and finished second in ground balls (34) in 2018. Galloway ranked third in caused turnovers (19) and fifth in ground balls (24) a season ago.