RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The East Coast Conference (ECC) on Thursday announced the list of student-athletes that have been named to its Commissioner's Honor Roll for the 2018-19 academic year. Felician University placed six members of its women's bowling team on the list.
Recognized by the ECC were three Golden Falcon bowlers who were juniors last season – Nicole Aumack (Brick, N.J./Brick Township), Fiona McDermott (New City, N.Y./Clarkstown South) and Kristine Verbeke (Wayne, N.J./Wayne Valley) – along with sophomore Jenn Ingulli (Oakhurst, N.J./Ocean Township) and freshmen Kaitlyn Lowey (Fords, N.J./Union Catholic) and Natalie Swindell (Beachwood, N.J./Toms River South).
Felician is an associate member of the ECC only for women's bowling. In their four years as a league member, the Golden Falcons have put 36 bowlers on the ECC Commissioner's Honor Roll, including 10 three-time honorees.
ECC Commissioner's Honor Roll status is accorded to conference student-athletes who obtain a cumulative grade-point average of 3.25 or better. A record 1,406 student-athletes, among 10 member institutions and 13 associate members, were named to the ECC Commissioner's Honor Roll for 2018-19. LIU Post led the way with 255 honorees. A complete list can be viewed at https://www.eccsports.org/information/general-news/2018-19/2018-19_Commissioners_HR.pdf.
In March, the Golden Falcons tied for ninth place in the fourth ECC Championship tournament. Guided by first-year head coach Taylor Strothmann, Felician completed its fifth season of intercollegiate competition with a 47-61 dual-match won-lost record.
Felician is a member of NCAA Division II. Its other 13 varsity intercollegiate programs compete in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference.
Felician University engages more than 2,400 undergraduate, graduate, and adult students through programs in Arts & Sciences, Business, Nursing, and Education. Universal Franciscan values of respect, social justice, and compassion form an inclusive foundation for transforming the lives of tomorrow's leaders. Felician University was ranked 3rd-best return on investment for private colleges in New Jersey in 2018 by the PayScale.com College ROI Report and is ranked the No. 1 safest college campus in the state by niche.com. Felician also sponsors 14 varsity intercollegiate sports that compete at the NCAA Division II level. To learn more about Felician University please visit www.felician.edu.