Nine Field Hockey Players Earn 2003 NFHCA National Academic Honors

Nine Field Hockey Players Earn 2003 NFHCA National Academic Honors

March 8, 2004

Nine members of the field hockey team were named to the 2003 National Field Hockey Coaches Association National Academic Squad. Each student-athlete has earned a GPA of 3.30 or better during their time at Brown.

A senior from Bethesda, MD, Margaret Pulvermann was a four-year starter at defense and finished her career four defensive saves in 50 career games.

Junior Julia Kelderman, from Chevy Chase, MD, just finished her third year as a starter in the midfield. In 50 career games, she has two assists, both of which she tallied this season.

Sophomores Tess Belmont, from Poughkeepsie, NY, Lindsay Boris, from Shavertown, PA, Elizabeth Fritz, from Gladstone, NJ, Laura Kavazanjian, a native of Setauket, NY, Kristen Leary, a native of Woodbridge, VA, and Kristen Vincent, a native of Glens Falls, NY were all selected to the squad. Boris and Kavazanjian are each representing Brown for the second straight year. A forward, Belmont has played in 27 career games and has four points in two seasons. A midfielder, Boris has played in 28 games for the Bears, while Fritz, a forward, has played in 15 games during the past two years. Kavazanjian, who is a defender, has played in 25 games and has tallied three points, all of which she notched this past season. Leary has played in six games over the past two seasons, while Vincent has played in 20 games, including starting in 16 this season, earning one assist.

Lastly, freshmen Sophie Pabbruwe, from Chevy Chase, MD, was selected to the squad. She appeared in nine games for the Bears this season.

Brown finished the season with an 11-6 record, including a 4-3 mark in the Ivy League.