Senior Danica Cutshall Awarded 2014 Scholar Athlete of the Year

July 02, 2014

Regis senior midfielder Danica Cutshall was bestowed with one of the top honors given by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association when she was awarded the 2014 IWLCA Division II Scholar Athlete of the Year.

Cutshall adds to her already extensive list of awards this season and throughout her career.  Earlier this year she was named to the Capital One Academic All-America® Women's At-Large Third Team as voted on by Division II sports information directors from around the country.  

Cutshall, who was named First Team Academic All-RMAC, helped the Rangers to the inaugural RMAC Tournament Championship in May, a 14-3 overall record and a #15 ranking in the final IWLCA national poll.  Last season, Cutshall earned Capital One Academic All-America Third Team to go with her second team All-America honors on the field two seasons ago.

Cutshall graduated in May with a degree in neuroscience.  Cutshall finished her academic career with a 3.98 grade point average and was a member of the Regis University Dean's List all eight semesters.  She was also the recipient of the Regis University Crest Club award which is given to the top student-athlete at Regis.  Cutshall was the Regis recipient of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Female Student-Athlete award.

Cutshall was third in goals with 23 and second in assists for Regis with 25 helpers.  She topped the team with 58 draw controls and 27 caused turnovers.  The Lakeville, Minn. native led the Rangers to their best record in school history at 14-3.  Cutshall earned Second Team All-RMAC following her senior season and leaves as the school record holder in 10 categories, including points (199), goals (105), assists (94), and draw controls (310).