Dartmouth College has announced that Jackie Friedman of Rancho Santa Fe headlines the Dartmouth Celebration of Excellence Awards for the 2014-2015 academic year with the honor of Female Student-Athlete.
Only one female and one male from the entire Dartmouth Junior Class are awarded this honor, as exemplary students who have “combined outstanding performance in athletics and significant achievements in academics.”
Jackie also received Dartmouth College Academic Honors, the All-Ivy First Team Award, the NCAA All-Mid-Atlantic-Region Team Award, the NEWISA All-New England Team Award, the Goal of the Year Award for a 25-yard blast, and has been chosen by her team as Dartmouth Women’s Varsity Team Captain for the upcoming 2015-2016 academic year.
Dartmouth College teams lead the nation in APR (Academic Progress Rate), Public Recognition Awards for the fourth straight year for the NCAA Division I.
Dartmouth also leads the nation with the highest percentage of its teams topping the APR list at 92.9 percent.
The Dartmouth Women’s Soccer Team was also honored at the Celebration of Excellence Awards for the winningest Varsity Program based upon support for fellow Dartmouth teams, high academic standards, competing at the highest level in their sport, and serving the community.
Jackie, who attended the RSF School District K-8, Torrey Pines High School and San Diego Surf Soccer Club, will begin her 2015-2016 academic year as a senior at Dartmouth.