Women's lacrosse seniors graduate in special ceremony; photo gallery

Ten members of Gettysburg College's women's lacrosse team graduated May 11 in a special Commencement ceremony in Schmucker Hall's Paul Recital Hall.

Included were Jessica Crane, Erin Cushing, Nicole Ditillo, Nina Emala, Emily Gaffney, Alexandra Hearn, Kristen Krammer, Anna Scanlan, Hollis Stahl, and Lauren Woodman.

College President Janet Morgan Riggs '77 conferred their degrees. Health sciences Prof. Kristin Stuempfle addressed the graduates.

Following the ceremony, families and friends joined the graduates at a reception.

The Bullets join the other three teams in the top four as hosts for this weekend's NCAA Regional Championships. Clark Field will feature a pair of games on Saturday, May 15, with the hosts starting action at 11:30 a.m. against the winner of Wednesday's first-round matchup between No. 11 Babson College (14-3) and No. 10 Williams. Sunday's regional championship will start at 3 p.m.

The College's regular Commencement is planned May 16.

Founded in 1832, Gettysburg College is a highly selective four-year residential college of liberal arts and sciences with a strong academic tradition that includes Rhodes Scholars, a Nobel laureate and other distinguished scholars among its alumni. The college enrolls 2,600 undergraduate students and is located on a 200-acre campus adjacent to the Gettysburg National Military Park in Pennsylvania.

Contact: Corey Jewart, assistant sports information director

 

Posted: Tue, 11 May 2010

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