Felician Places Seven On NTCA All-Academic Team

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RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The 2018-19 Felician University women's bowling team placed seven of its members on the recently-announced National Tenpin Coaches Association (NTCA) All-Academic Team.

In order to be named Academic All-NTCA, recipients must have used a season of competition on an NCAA-sponsored women's bowling team and earned a grade-point average of 3.40 or above for the 2018-19 academic year.

Guided by first-year head coach Taylor Strothmann, Felician finished ninth nationally among all NCAA schools in team GPA with a 3.570 figure. On the lanes, the Golden Falcons produced a 47-61 dual-match won-lost record and tied for ninth place in the 2019 East Coast Conference Championship Tournament.

On a national level, the NTCA recognized 256 NCAA women's bowling student-athletes from 55 institutions with its All-Academic Award. Felician's recipients are listed below with GPA and major course of study.


2018-19 Felician University NTCA All-Academic Team Members
Name 18-19
Hometown/High School Major(s) 18-19 GPA Cum. GPA
Nicole Aumack SO Brick, N.J./Brick Township Secondary English Education 3.87  3.76
Kaitlyn Buck SR Farmingdale, N.J./Howell Psychology 3.68  3.64
Jenn Ingulli SO Oakhurst, N.J./Ocean Township Nursing 3.57  3.65
Kaitlyn Lowey FR Fords, N.J./Union Catholic Biology 3.60  3.58
Fiona McDermott JR New City, N.Y./Clarkstown South History/Fine Art 3.91  3.83
Natalie Swindell FR Beachwood, N.J./Toms River South Early Childhood Education 3.66  3.66
Kristine Verbeke JR Wayne, N.J./Wayne Valley Nursing 3.54  3.35