TOWSON, Md. – The Landmark Conference selects 20 senior scholar athletes each year to recognize the top student-athlete in each sport based on academics and athletics.
The honorees must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.20 and are selected by a committee of Landmark Conference officers, athletics directors, and sports information directors. Chosen at the end of each sport season, the final eight honorees will wrap up this week.
Moravian College's Katie Zien has been named the Women's Tennis Senior Scholar Athlete. Zien earned All-Landmark honors all four years of her career. This past season she was recognized with First Team Singles and Second Team Doubles honors. The Greyhounds' Most Valuable Player in 2014, Zien posted a career singles record of 44-21 while finishing 47-18 in doubles. She was also named to the Landmark All-Sportsmanship Team this spring.
In the classroom, Zien earned a 3.76 cumulative grade point average while majoring in economics with minors in management and Spanish. She is a three-time Landmark Honor Roll recipient and seven-time Dean's List honoree. A 2013 Landmark All-Academic Team member, Zien spent the 2012 fall semester studying abroad.
Additionally, Zien is a member of Alpha Sigma Tau where she serves as the philanthropy chair and goldstar and bylaws chair.
2014 Landmark Spring Senior Scholar Athletes
Women's Lacrosse – Yasmeen Ajdari, Catholic
Men's Lacrosse – Walter Hickey, Catholic
Softball – Eavan Matz, Moravian
Baseball – Marc Hanna, Catholic
Women's Tennis – Katie Zien, Moravian
Men's Tennis – TBA June 10
Women's Outdoor Track & Field – TBA June 11
Men's Outdoor Track & Field – TBA June 12