Howard Women’s Lacrosse Receives IWLCA Academic Honors

By Derek W. Bryant, Assistant Athletic Director for Media Relations & Sports Information – Howard


Bison recognized for their hard work off the field; six student-athletes make Honor Roll


NORTHBOROUGH, Mass. (August 1, 2022) – The Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) unveiled its 2022 academic honors where Howard University was well represented.

Howard made the IWLCA Academic Honor Squad after posting a 3.2 grade point average (GPA) or better during the 2021-22 academic year.

Overall, the IWLCA named 326 schools across Division I, II, III, and NAIA as Academic Honor Squads for the 2021-22 academic year.

Additionally, six Bison made the IWLCA Academic Honor Roll: Kaila Abrams (Derry, N.H.), Talia Coryat (Orlando, Fla.) Andrea Fievre (Snellville, Ga.) Skylar Jennings (Philadelphia), Madison Joines (Winston-Salem, N.C.) and Rania Jones (Alexandria, Va.). To be eligible for the academic honor roll, student-athletes must be a junior, senior or graduate student with a 3.50 GPA or better.

The IWLCA honored 1,013 student-athletes from 106 different institutions on the 2022 IWLCA Division I Academic Honor Roll.

Howard wrapped up its first season under head coach Karen Healy-Silcott and looks to build on this year as they continue their pursuit of a NEC Championship.

About Howard Athletics

The Howard University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics sponsors 21 NCAA Division I men and women varsity sports. The programs represent three conferences: the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC), Northeast Conference (NEC) and Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC).

About the IWLCA

The Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) is a membership-led, professional association representing the nation’s intercollegiate women’s lacrosse coaches within Division I, II & III of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). The IWLCA is a 501c(3) nonprofit educational organization.


(Photo Credit – Howard Athletics Media Relations)

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