Field hockey’s Caitlyn Bowman named to Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-District team
HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Juniata College field hockey senior Caitlyn Bowman (Seven Valleys, Pa./Dallastown) has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District At-Large College Division First Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
The 2011 academic all-district second team honoree, tallied the third most goals on the team during the 2011 season with six goals and added two assists, finishing fourth on the team in total points with 14. Bowman finished her career with 15 goals, eight assists and 38 points.
A three-time Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll selection and a Fall 2010 Landmark All-Academic Team selection, Bowman interned at National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Northeast Fisheries Science Center conducting research and recently received Juniata's John E. Blood Award for highest senior student-athlete GPA coupled with significant athletic achievement.
Bowman will continue her education at Johns Hopkins University in its PhD program beginning in the fall of 2012.
To be eligible for the Academic All-District squad, nominees must have at least a 3.30 GPA on a 4.00 scale, have played in at least 50 percent of their team's games at the position for which they've been nominated, and must have at least sophomore athletic eligibility. The College Division includes student-athletes at the NCAA Division II and III levels, as well as NAIA and junior college, and District II includes all institutions in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, West Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia.
The At-Large team includes student-athletes not represented on other Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-District/All-America teams in individual sports; sports included in the At-Large category include field hockey, tennis, golf, ice hockey, water polo, and skiing.
The Academic All-District teams are selected by voting of all CoSIDA members in each district, while a national committee selects the Academic All-America squad.