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Three Women's Soccer Players Named 2012 Capital One Academic All-America®

Three womenThree women's soccer players named to the 2012 Capital One Academic All-America® College Division Women’s Soccer Team

CLAREMORE, Okla. - Three Rogers State women’s soccer players were named to the 2012 Capital One Academic All-America® College Division Women’s Soccer Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Lauren Hager, Loren LeForce and Jordan Beasley were each named to the All-America Third Team. The trio becomes the first RSU women’s soccer players to receive the honor.

Hager, a senior from Belgrade, Mont., is majoring in Medical Molecular Biology and holds a 3.86 GPA. She started in all 72 games of her four-year career with the Hillcats. Hager is a three-year captain, netting 21 goals and dishing out 10 assists. She is a three-time CoSIDA Academic All-District performer and a Daktronics NAIA Scholar Athlete.

LeForce was a mainstay on the backline, starting in all 18 contests this season. The junior from Coweta, Okla. was a member of the RSU defense that allowed less than one goal per game this year. She is majoring in Accounting and holds a 4.00 GPA.

Beasley, a Lafayette, La. native, is a sophomore Medical Molecular Biology major, holding a 4.00 GPA. She started in all 13 games she competed in this season, finishing second on the team in goals scored, netting six with two game-winning goals. She led the team in assists, dishing out seven on the year.

The Capital One Academic All-America® College Division soccer teams are comprised of student-athletes from NAIA, Canadian and two-year institutions.

To be eligible for Academic All-America® consideration, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve, maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.30 on a scale of 4.00, have reached sophomore athletic and academic standings at his/her current institution and be nominated by his/her sports information director.

Since the program’s inception in 1952, CoSIDA has bestowed Academic All-America honors on more than 16,000 student-athletes in Divisions I, II, III and NAIA, covering all NCAA championship sports.

For a complete list of honorees click here

For more information about the Academic All-America® Teams program, please visit www.cosida.com.

For more information about RSU soccer visit www.rsuhillcats.com.

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