HAMDEN, Conn. Quinnipiac University senior women's tennis player Nicole Adams (New Windsor, N.Y.) has been named the Northeast Conference Scholar-Athlete Award winner in women's tennis for the second consecutive year. Additionally, 70 Quinnipiac student-athletes have been named to the NEC Spring Academic Honor Roll.
The NEC Scholar-Athlete Award is presented annually to one student-athlete from each sport whom has completed a minimum of 60 semester hours, maintained at least a 3.20 grade-point average and participated with distinction as a member of a varsity team. Adams graduated with a 3.86 grade-point average this past May to earn a bachelor's degree in international business. She also paired with fellow senior Kasey Rosenberger (Pittsford, N.Y.) to earn first-team All-Conference honors at No. 3 doubles.
Adams and Rosenberger finished with a league-best seven wins in the No. 3 flight for the NEC runner-up Bobcats. Adams also earned eight singles wins on the year, including a 2-0 mark against league opposition and a 6-6 record in No. 6 singles play. Adams finished her career with 53 wins and helped the Bobcats to three NEC Championships.
The Bobcats' women's outdoor track team claimed a program-high 21 spots on the academic honor roll. A 3.2 cumulative grade-point average is required in order to be honored on the academic honor roll. The women's lacrosse team took 14 spots, while men's outdoor track had 11 runners honored. The softball and women's tennis teams also had eight student-athletes apiece on the academic honor roll.