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NCAA Division I Women’s Scholar All-America Teams announced

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Via United Soccer Coaches) – United Soccer Coaches announced on Thursday the association’s Men’s and Women’s Scholar All-America Teams for NCAA Division I.

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Student-athletes receiving Scholar All-America recognition at the NCAA Division I level must meet the following criteria:

  • 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) or better throughout career
  • Started more than 50 percent of all games and significantly contribute to their team
  • Nominated by head coach of current College Services member institution
  • Junior or above in academic standing; and, if a transfer student, in second year at school

2017 United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division I Women’s Scholar All-America Teams

First Team

Pos Player Name Yr. School Major GPA Hometown
K Casey Murphy Sr. Rutgers University Communication 3.47 Bridgewater, N.J.
D Paige Culver Jr. Kent State University Finance 3.59 Oakville, Ont.
D Schuyler DeBree Sr. Duke University Environmental Science and Policy 3.85 Fair Haven, N.J.
D Morgan Wolcott Sr. Ohio State University Human Resource Management 3.82 Milford, Ohio
M Samantha Chaiken Sr. Rice University Sport Management 3.37 Dallas, Texas
M CeCe Kizer Jr. University of Mississippi Integrated Marketing Communications 3.33 Overland Park, Kan.
M Lindsey Lane Sr. University of South Carolina Art Studio 3.50 Lusby, Md.
M Bri Visalli Sr. Pepperdine University Economics 3.81 San Jose, Calif.
M Nikki Walts Sr. Ohio State University Sport Administration 3.60 Scottsdale, Ariz.
M Sandra Yu Sr. University of Notre Dame Science and Business 3.44 Strongsville, Ohio
F Anna Beffer Sr. Oklahoma State University Finance and Sports Management 3.76 Tulsa, Okla.
F Imani Dorsey Sr. Duke University Environmental Science and Policy 3.70 Elkridge, Md.

Second Team

Pos Player Name Yr. School Major GPA Hometown
K EJ Proctor Sr. Duke University Visual and Media Studies 3.58 Wilson, N.C.
D Madeline Anderson Jr. Hofstra University Exercise Science 3.34 Westbury, N.Y.
D Rachel Bloznalis* Sr. Boston University Public Health 3.52 Upton, Mass.
D Vanessa Gilles Sr. University of Cincinnati Criminal Justice 3.97 Ottawa, Ont.
D Bianca St. Georges Jr. West Virginia University Exercise Physiology 4.00 St. Felix De Valois, Que.
M Sophia Cortes Sr. University of Nevada-Las Vegas Hospitality Management 3.40 Newhall, Calif.
M Julie James Jr. Baylor University Business Fellows 3.82 Fairview, Texas
M Hannah Lopiccolo Sr. Northeastern University English 3.71 Coto de Caza, Calif.
M Marisa Viggiano Jr. Northwestern University Communications 3.48 Macomb, Mich.
F Kayla Cappuzzo Sr. Northeastern University Human Services 3.62 Merrick, N.Y.
F Sammy Edwards Sr. Ohio State University Strategic Communication 3.57 Dublin, Ohio
F Kayla McCoy Jr. Duke University Cultural Anthropology 3.80 Lincolnwood, Ill.

Third Team

Pos Player Name Yr. School Major GPA Hometown
K Lauren Clem* Sr. Northwestern University Biology 3.45 Stevensville, Mich.
K Kelsey Daugherty Jr. University of Alabama-Birmingham Kinesiology 3.71 Kennesaw, Ga.
D Kayla Sharples Jr. Northwestern University Communications 3.50 Naperville, Ill.
D Kelli Swenson Jr. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Civil Engineering 4.00 Wauwatosa, Wis.
D Laurene Tresfield Sr. Oklahoma State University University Studies and Education 3.75 Paris, France
M Joanna Boyles Sr. University of North Carolina Exercise and Sport Science 3.45 Raleigh, N.C.
M Katie Glenn Jr. University of Texas Health Promotion 3.38 Round Rock, Texas
M Mariel Gutierrez Jr. University of Northern Colorado Business: Finance 3.59 Gypsum, Colo.
M Jessica Reinhardt Sr. Fairleigh Dickinson University General Science 3.85 Freidberg, Germany
F Simone Charley Sr. Vanderbilt University Psychology 3.64 Hoover, Ala.
F Martha Thomas* Sr. Charlotte Exercise Science 3.85 Weston, Fla.

*Asterisks indicate number of previous Scholar All-America selections