PISCATAWAY, NJ – Junior Heather Graver (Vincentown, NJ), a member of the Rutgers field hockey team, has been named to the ESPN The Magazine District II Academic At-Large Second Team, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) has announced.
Graver was one of only three players to start all 19 games for the Scarlet Knights last season and helped solidify Rutgers’ defensive effort. She notched one assist on the season and also had one defensive save. In her three-year career, Graver has played in 56 games, earning 33 starts, with one goal and one assist for four points.
A biological sciences major and psychology minor, Graver owns a 3.944 grade point average. She is a two-time member of the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) National Academic Team and a three-time BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
Graver is joined on the second team by Rutgers crew member Lauren Kolb (Neshanic Station, NJ). Student-athletes who are sophomores or older and possess a GPA of 3.20 or better are eligible for the award. The women’s at-large team includes the sports of bowling, crew, gymnastics, golf, rifle, skiing, water polo, fencing, ice hockey, swimming, field hockey, lacrosse and tennis. District II consists of colleges and universities located in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.