Florida Tech’s Savannah Brennan, Caroline MacLeod Voted to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team
By Christina Hardman, Florida Tech News Bureau // May 21, 2022
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BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Florida Tech Scholar-Athletes Savannah Brennan of women’s swimming and Caroline MacLeod of women’s lacrosse have been named the 2021-22 Academic All-District Team selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
The CoSIDA At-Large program includes the sports of fencing, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, rifle, skiing, swimming, tennis, water polo, bowling, rowing, field hockey, and beach volleyball for women.
The 2021-22 Academic All-District Women’s At-Large Team, selected by CoSIDA, recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined athletic competition and classroom performance.
The CoSIDA Academic All-America program separately recognizes honorees in four divisions — NCAA Division I, NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III, and NAIA.
A native of Oviedo, Florida, Brennan earned her undergraduate degree in Genomics and Molecular Genetics and Biomedical Science with a minor in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in Spring 2021 and recently earned her master’s degree in Biotechnology while boasting a perfect 4.00-grade point in average.
Brennan has earned every CSCAA Scholar All-American, SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll, Athletic Director’s Honor Roll, and Dean’s List award she has been eligible for during her career.
In addition, Brennan is a two-time SSC Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year and was named the 2021-22 Florida Tech Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
In the pool, Brennan has had a remarkable career with the Panthers. She became Florida Tech’s first All-American in program history with her outstanding performance at the NCAA Championships in 2022.
This season, Brennan recorded nine individual wins and helped the Panthers to six relay victories while also holding six school records. She earned her third consecutive All-SSC honor becoming the first Florida Tech women’s swimmer to do so.
A midfielder, MacLeod graduated this May with a 3.8 GPA in Ocean Engineering. She was a recipient of the Florida Tech Distinguished Student Scholar award and was named to the Florida Tech Athletic Directors Honor Roll.
MacLeod has earned numerous academic awards throughout her career including being named a Northrop Grumman Scholar (2018-2021), George Jenkins Memorial Scholar (2020-22), Cocoa Beach Sail and Power Squadron Scholar, and a Marine Technology Society Scholar (2019). She was also part of the Phi Eta Sigma National Honors Society for two consecutive years.
On the field, MacLeod had her most productive season to date, racking up 39 points, on 31 goals and eight assists, to go along with 62 draw controls, 29 ground balls, and 15 caused turnovers.
The Hopkinton, Massachusetts product became the ninth player in program history to record 30 goals in a season. Additionally, her 62 draw controls are fifth-most in a season in program history.
MacLeod ends her Panther career ranking sixth all-time in program history with 118 career draw controls.
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