Carlino Named Division I Scholar Of Distinction
March 7, 2013
AMHERST, Mass. - University of Massachusetts field hockey goalie Sam Carlino was named an NFHCA Scholar of Distinction, as announced by the organization on Thursday. Carlino was one of only 71 student-athletes from around Division I to receive the laurel, which recognizes individuals who accumulated a 3.90 GPA or higher during the fall 2012 semester.
Carlino, a freshman, played 1,610 minutes as the starter in goal for the Minutewomen during UMass' 2012 Atlantic 10 Tournament Title season, holding opponents to 1.65 goals against in 23 appearances. Carlino tallied a trio of shutouts among her 14 victories, making 100 saves while being named to the A-10 Second Team All-Conference listing.
Carlino, one of only seven Scholars of Distinction hailing from the Atlantic 10, was also named to the NFHCA Academic Squad on Tuesday and took home A-10 All-Rookie and All-Tournament Team laurels during the fall competitive season.