Kyle Criscuolo and Adrienne Jarocki were named to the 2016 Academic All-District Teams Thursday (Harvard Athletics).
GREENWOOD, Ind. – Junior women's fencer Adrienne Jarocki and senior men's hockey player Kyle Criscuolo were each selected to their respective 2016 CoSIDA Academic All-District At-Large teams, as announce by the organization Thursday, May 12.
To be nominated for CoSIDA Academic All-District, a student-athlete must be a starter or key reserve with legitimate athletic credentials, have reached their sophomore year and have at least a 3.30 cumulative GPA.
Jarocki, a human evolutionary biology concentrator, capped off her junior year as a NCAA women's saber champion with a 19-4 record and her third All-America first team accolade. She had previously been named champion her freshman year, making her the first two-time NCAA fencing champion at Harvard and just the second two-time women's saber champion in the nation. Jarocki finished with a 17-1 record at the Ivy League Championships assisting Harvard to a share of its fourth title, while also being named to the All-Ivy first team and Academic All-Ivy team. Early in the season, Jarocki tabbed second at the Penn State Open and recorded a combined 65-3 record before hitting the strips at the championship.
Criscuolo, a psychology concentrator, is a four-time Ralph "Cooney" Weiland Award winner for devotion to the game to the game of hockey at Harvard. He has served as captain each of the last two seasons. He was the first junior captain since 1945-46 and is the fourth two-time captain in program history, the first since 1922-23. Criscuolo capped his Harvard career with 32 points this season, finishing second on the team with 19 goals. He is a two-time ECAC Hockey Student-Athlete of the Year, led Harvard to the NCAA Tournament each of the last two seasons and signed a professional contract with the Grand Rapids Griffins of the AHL, and affiliate of the Detroit Red Wings, following the season.
First team Academic All-District honorees advance to the Capital One Academic All-America Team ballot, where first-, second- and third-team All-America honorees will be selected later this month.