NORFOLK, Va., – The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) announces the 2012 Commissioner’s All-Academic Team, recognizing 814 student-athletes from the conference’s 13 member institutions who achieved academic success during the 2011-12 academic school year. The team honors student-athletes, including sophomores to seniors, with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better.
“I am excited to highlight the 814 student-athletes who maintained a 3.0 or better grade point average during the 2011-12 academic school year,” said Commissioner Dennis E. Thomas. “I would like to commend the administrators, athletic academic support staff and personnel, coaches, institutions, and parents for their contributions to the academic success of these student-athletes.”
Tenth-ranked Florida State gets close, but know cigar for the top ranked soccer team. The Noles kept the score close all night Saturday against No. 8 Virginia, but it wasn’t enough.
“Virginia is a good team,” said head coach Mark krikorian. “They played good soccer. It was a good game, good fight, but unfortunately for us we did not do everything we needed to do to win the game.”
Tiffany McCarty, Brynjarsdottir and Huster all scored for the Seminoles on Saturday night in front a packed crowd of 1,590 inside Klockner Stadium, according to seminole.com.
McCarty’s goal was the 40th of her career bringing her into a tie with Cindy Schofield as the all-time leader in goals at Florida State. Brynjarsdottir tied a career-high against the Cavaliers with three points on a goal and an assist.