Massapequa Park’s Hatziyianis Receives America East Academic Honors

Katie Hatziyianis. Photo: Jonathan Cohen via Binghamton Univ.

For the past four years, Massapequa Park’s Katie Hatziyianis was a fixture in goal for Binghamton University’s women’s soccer team, playing in 66 matches during her time with the Bearcats.

Following her senior season in which she was a key member of the America East Conference champions, the Massapequa High School graduate is now being honored for her work in the classroom. Hatziyianis is one of 10 student-athletes at Binghamton to be named an America East Presidential Scholar-Athlete for the 2017-18 academic year

A major in Biological-Science, Hatziyianis had a 3.88 GPA during her senior year.

The award recognizes graduating student-athletes who compiled a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or higher as an undergraduate student and earned their undergraduate degrees this year. In addition to registering a 3.75 GPA for their college career, honored student-athletes must have received their undergraduate degree in the academic year they are honored and have attended their institution for a minimum of two years.

During her senior season on the pitch for Binghamton, Hatziyianis was 8-4-3 (W-L-D) with 66 saves and 14 goals allowed while earning four clean sheets. She had a season-high seven saves on October 22 vs. Hartford and made six saves in game four times.