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Thu Mar 07
Final
11 Rhodes
17 vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Tue Mar 19
Final
10 Denison
14 vs. #9 Trinity (Conn.)
@ Spring Fling in Englewood, Fla. - Deyer 1
Wed Mar 20
Final
11 Geneseo
13 vs. Denison
@ Spring Fling in Englewood, Fla. - Lemon Bay HS
Fri Mar 22
Final - OT
15 #23 Rowan
16 vs. Denison
@ Spring Fling in Englewood, Fla. - Deyer 1
Sun Mar 31
Final
23 Denison
2 at Ohio Wesleyan
in Delaware, Ohio
Wed Apr 03
Final
17 Denison
8 at Oberlin
in Oberlin, Ohio
Sat Apr 06
Final
0 Hiram
26 vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sun Apr 07
Final
20 Denison
0 at Allegheny
in Meadville, Pa.
Wed Apr 10
Final
14 Denison
6 at Wooster
in Wooster, Ohio
Sat Apr 13
Final
3 DePauw
25 vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Tue Apr 16
Final
6 Wittenberg
25 vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Apr 17
Final
9 John Carroll
20 vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Apr 24
Final
3 Denison
17 at #8 York (Pa.)
in York, Pa.
Sat Apr 27
Final
10 Kenyon
16 vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Thu May 02
Final
4 Oberlin
19 vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio - NCAC Semifinal
Sun May 05
Final
10 Wooster
13 vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio - NCAC Championship
Sun May 12
Final
6 Transylvania
19 vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio - NCAA Tournament 2nd Rd.
Sat May 18
Final
3 Denison
14 at #1 Gettysburg
in Gettysburg, Pa. - NCAA Tournament 3rd Rd.
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Denison’s Powel named Scholar Athlete of the Year for Division III

Whitney Powel was named the National Scholar Athlete of the Year for D-III women's lacrosse.
Whitney Powel was named the National Scholar Athlete of the Year for D-III women's lacrosse.

Add another prestigious award to the impressive resume of Denison women's lacrosse standout Whitney Powel '15.  On Thursday, July 2 she was named the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association Division III Scholar Athlete of the Year.

A native of Shaker Heights, Ohio, Powel graduated Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor of arts in communications and environmental studies and a grade point average of 3.83.  She is a candidate for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award and was honored in April for the third consecutive year at Denison's James T. Glerum Top 50 Honors Celebration, which recognizes Denison student-athletes based on GPA.  At that ceremony, Powel won the North Coast Athletic Conference Scholar Athlete Award and was a finalist for the NCAC's Pam Smith Award, which is presented annually to the conference's top female student-athlete across all 23 sponsored varsity sports.

On the field, Powel was a two-time first-team All-Great Lakes Region selection in the midfield and was a three-time first-team All-North Coast Athletic Conference pick.

She started all 50 games in her career at Denison, scoring 66 goals while adding 65 assists and 145 ground balls.  She ranks second in program history in draw controls with 150 and is third in career caused turnovers with 75.  Denison has advanced to the NCAA Division III Tournament in each of the past two seasons by winning the North Coast Athletic Conference Tournament Championship. In each of those conference tournaments, Powel was named to the All-Tournament Team.  Since 2013, the Big Red has compiled a record of 37-15 (.712).

Powel was one of six students to receive the Denison President's Medal at this spring's academic awards convocation.  The President's Medal is the highest honor presented to a graduating senior at Denison.

A member of Mortar Board and national communication honorary, Lambda Pi Eta, Powel also was selected for a Senior Fellowship in Environmental Studies. She was inducted into Denison's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa and was a member of the Pi Beta Chi sorority.  In addition to her academic and athletic accolades, Powel served as a tour guide and senior interviewer in Denison's office of admissions. She has volunteered with A Call to College in Newark, Ohio and tutored Newark elementary students since 2012.