Tuesday, November 2, 2010
NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Three Westminster College soccer players today earned recognition on 2010 ESPN Academic All-District Men's and Women's Soccer Teams selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Junior Coty Hainsey (New Paris, Pa./Chestnut Ridge) was named to the third team of District 2 College Division for the men's soccer team, while senior Danielle Struble (Curwensville, Pa./Curwensville) and junior Tyler Dever (Salt Lake City, Utah/Highland) were named to the third team of District 2 College Division for the women's soccer team.
Hainsey, a mathematics major with a 3.72 grade-point average, earned the third-team laurels for a second straight year of eligibility. A second-year starting forward for the Titans, Hainsey scored one goal this year in 18 games, giving him 11 for his 68-game career.
Dever, a political science major with a 3.81 GPA, is also a repeat third-team all-district selection. As a second-year starting defender for the Titans, she has one goal and six assists in 20 starts this year, giving her two goals and 15 assists in her 63-game career.
This is the first year that Struble earned Academic All-District recognition. She was previously named a third-team Scholar All-Region selection by the National Soccer Coaches Association of American in 2009. A two-year starting forward, Struble is second on the team this year with 10 goals in 20 starts. She has 14 goals and six assists for her career.
The District II College Division consists of all non-NCAA Division I college and universities in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia. To be nominated for the program, a student-athlete must be at least a sophomore with a 3.3 or higher cumulative grade-point average and be a starter or significant reserve.
About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College is a top tier liberal arts college, a national leader in graduation rate performance, and a "Great School, Great Price," according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster ranked 38th among liberal arts colleges, according to the Washington Monthly College Guide, and is one of the most affordable national liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 373 Colleges" and "Best in the Northeast" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.
Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 41 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.