November 20, 2007
FOUR MORAVIAN STUDENT-ATHLETES NAMED TO LANDMARK CONFERENCE FALL ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM
MADISON, NJ --- Seniors Ryan Hess (Harleysville, PA/Souderton HS) and Daniel Scavone (East Stroudsburg, PA/East Stroudsburg South HS) and juniors Tracy Fitzpatrick (Wantage, NJ/High Point Regional HS) and Kayla Teeling (Milford, NJ/Phillipsburg HS) from Moravian College have been named to the 2007 Landmark Conference Fall All-Academic Team announced Tuesday.
The Landmark Conference has selected 32 student-athletes for the 2007 Fall Landmark All-Academic Team. Two male and two female athletes from each of the eight Landmark institutions were selected for the team which honors athletes who have excelled athletically and academically. Nominees could compete in any of the Landmark fall sports and must be a sophomore or older with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.
The fall All-Academic Team features 13 seniors, 12 juniors and six sophomores. In addition all eight fall sports sponsored by the Landmark Conference is represented with at least one student-athlete. The Landmark Conference will select an All-Academic Team for each of the three athletics seasons during the year.
Hess, pictured at right, earned Landmark All-Conference Second Team honors in men’s soccer in his senior season. A four-year starter for Moravian he scored three goals and added three assists in his final campaign. A biology major, Hess was an Academic Honor Roll selection this season and plans to pursue a doctoral degree in neuroscience. Hess finished his career with 40 points on 16 goals and eight assists in 70 career matches.
Scavone, pictured at left, was a three-year starting defender for the Moravian men’s soccer team. He scored his first goal, a game-winner against Landmark foe Catholic, in his senior season, and helped Moravian earn five shutouts. Scavone scored one goal and added three assists in 57 career matches for the Greyhounds. A Landmark Academic Honor Roll selection Scavone plans to pursue a career in marine biology
Fitzpatrick, pictured at right, was the Landmark Conference Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Year, and she helped Moravian earn a berth in the NCAA Tournament. After missing last season with injury she scored 14 goals and added five assists for the Greyhounds and has 57 career points on 22 goals and 13 assists in just 44 career matches. Fitzpatrick was also a member of the Landmark Academic Honor Roll this fall, and plans to be a teacher after graduation while majoring in English and secondary education.
Teeling, pictured at left, was the runner-up at the 2007 Landmark Women’s Cross Country Championships, which earned her first-team All-Conference honors. Her top-2 finish also helped Moravian finish second as a team at the conference championships. Teeling also narrowly missed earning All-Region honors this season. She is working towards a degree in English and secondary education.
To view the complete 2007 Landmark Conference Fall All-Academic Team, click on the following link - http://www.landmarkconference.org/information/Conference_news/LCfall_allacademic_07.