Mwaturura of Trinity Earns CoSIDA Academic All-America Honors

Courtesy CoSIDA/Trinity Sports Information

TOWSON, Md. - Trinity College field hockey senior midfielder Christine Mwaturura (Helensvale, Zimbabwe) was named to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America At-Large Third Team, it was announced on Thursday, June 11. She was the only NESCAC student-athlete selected on the College Division At-Large Teams. The Women’s At-Large program for Academic All-America includes the sports of bowling, crew, fencing, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, skiing, tennis and water polo.

An All-American, Mwaturura earned All-NESCAC First Team and Fall All-Academic honors in 2008. She was also the only NESCAC student-athlete from the fall to earn an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship and one of two Division III field hockey players.

A defender for the Bantam field hockey team, Mwaturura contributed three goals, two serving as game-winners, along with three assists for nine points while recording two defensive saves in 2008. Majoring in economics and Asian studies, Mwaturura received her degree from Trinity in May.