Louisville freshman Emina Ekic was named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Women’s Soccer team as announced today by the conference office.
Ekic made an immediate impact on the Cardinals in her rookie season. She started in 17 matches and led the Cardinals in scoring with 17 points. She also led the team with seven goals on the year and tied for the lead with three assists. She earned first team All-East Region by United Soccer Coaches Association. Ekic was also named ACC Co-Freshman of the Year while earning second team All-ACC honors. She was an ACC All-Freshman team selection as well.
The freshman ranked in the top 10 in shots, goals and points among the ACC leaders. She finished her first season with two multi point games, including a career-high two goals and one assist against Kentucky. Ekic finished the year with two game-winning goals.
The ACC Scholar-Athlete of the Year awards were established in September of 2007 to be awarded annually to the top junior or senior student-athlete in their respective sports. Candidates for the awards must have maintained a 3.0 grade point average for their careers, as well as a 3.0 for each of the last two semesters.
Minimum academic requirements for selection to the All-ACC Academic Team are a 3.0 grade point average for the previous semester and a 3.0 cumulative average during one’s academic career. Athletic achievements during the most recent season are also considered in selecting the All-ACC Academic Team.
The ACC Honor Roll, which recognizes all conference student-athletes with a grade point average of 3.0 for the current academic year, will be released in July.
Scholar-Athlete of the Year: Imani Dorsey, Sr., F, Duke
2017 ACC Women’s Soccer All-Academic Team
**Lauren Berman, Sr., M, Boston College (Sociology)
Sam Coffey, Fr., F/M, Boston College (Political Science)
Carly Leipzig, Jr., F, Boston College (Psychology)
Julie Mackin, So., M/F, Clemson (Nursing)
Jenna Polonsky, GS, M/F, Clemson (Youth Development)
***Sam Staab, Jr., M/D, Clemson (Accounting)
Chelsea Burns, Jr., D/M, Duke (Psychology and Neuroscience)
**Schuyler DeBree, Sr., D, Duke (Environmental Science)
**Imani Dorsey, Sr., F, Duke (Environmental Science)
Kayla McCoy, Jr., F, Duke (Cultural Anthropology)
Ashton Miller, Sr., M/F, Duke (Psychology)
Taylor Mitchell, Fr., D/M, Duke (Undecided)
***EJ Proctor, Sr., GK, Duke (Visual Media Studies)
Rebecca Quinn, Sr., M, Duke (Biology)
Taylor Racioppi, Jr., M, Duke (International Computing)
Morgan Reid, Sr., D, Duke (Evolutionary Anthropology)
Dallas Dorosy, Jr, M, Florida State (Social Science)
****Emma Koivisto, Sr., D, Florida State (Business – Finance)
***Kaycie Tillman, Jr., M, Florida State (DM: Risk Management)
Emina Ekic, Fr., M, Louisville (Exercise Science)
**Ronnie Johnson, Sr., F, Miami (International Finance & Marketing/Entrepreneurship)
**Phallon Tullis-Joyce, R-Jr., GK, Miami (Marine Science/Biology)
Julia Ashley, Jr., D, North Carolina (Exercise and Sport Science)
Dorian Bailey, Jr., M, North Carolina (Exercise and Sport Science)
**Megan Buckingham, Sr., M, North Carolina (Media and Journalism)
Lulu Guttenberger, Fr., D, NC State (Sport Management)
Hannah Keogh, Jr., D, NC State (Mechanical Engineering)
**Tziarra King, So., M, NC State (Nutrition Science)
**Kia Rankin, So., F, NC State (Business Administration)
**Ricci Walking, So., M, NC State (Program Management)
Sydney Wooten, Jr., GK, NC State (Biological Sciences)
Monica Flores, Sr., D, Notre Dame (Pre-Professional)
Natalie Jacobs, So., F, Notre Dame (Film, Television & Theatre)
Ginny McGowan, Sr., D, Notre Dame (Marketing)
**Jennifer Westendorf, So., F, Notre Dame (Accountancy)
**Sandra Yu, GS, M, Notre Dame (no major listed)
Courtney Brosnan, Sr., GK, Syracuse (Biology)
Betsy Brandon, Jr., M, Virginia (Spanish/Speech Pathology & Audiology)
**Veronica Latsko, Sr., F, Virginia (Foreign Affairs/Public Policy & Leadership)
Zoe Morse, So., M, Virginia (Arts & Sciences)
Megan Reid, Sr., D, Virginia (Foreign Affairs)
Laurel Ivory, Fr., GK, Virginia (Arts & Sciences)
Alani Johnson, Sr., F, Virginia Tech (Human Nutrition, Food & Exercise)
Amanda McGlynn, So., GK, Virginia Tech (Human Nutrition, Food & Exercise)
Hannah Betfort, Fr, F, Wake Forest (Undecided)
Bayley Feist, Jr., M, Wake Forest (Communication)
Ally Haran, Sr., D, Wake Forest (Communication)
***Maddie Huster, Sr., M, Wake Forest (Health & Exercise Science)
Victoria Krug, Fr., D, Wake Forest (Undecided)
Lindsay Preston, Sr., GK, Wake Forest (Economics)
Kimberli Pemberton
Assistant Sports Information Director
University of Louisville


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