MAC Announces 2013 Women's Soccer Academic All-MAC Team

Updated 1/15/2014
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Mid-American Conference announced its 2013 Women’s Soccer Academic All-MAC team Wednesday, as voted by faculty athletic representatives at MAC institutions. A total of 36 student-athletes were named to the team. The number of honorees on the MAC All-Academic Team is the number that is set for the specific sport or 33% of the number of nominees, whichever is greater.
Western Michigan led this year's team with a total of nine selections. The Broncos were represented by Rachel Chaney, Ariana Donahue, Lauren Fearday, Lindsey Lee, Kyle Nylen, Megan Putnam, Ali Russo, Aubrey Sudomier, Michelle Watson. Eastern Michigan had the next most selections with a total of six as Stephanie Clarke, Cara Cutaia, Emily Dzik, Marisa Kozikowski, Megan McCabe, Angela Vultaggio represented the Eagles.
Central Michigan’s Estee Outcalt, Miami’s Haley Walter, and Western Michigan’s Ali Russo all topped the GPA’s with 4.0‘s.
The Academic All-MAC honor is for a student-athlete who has excelled in athletics and academics. To qualify, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.20 cumulative GPA and have participated in at least 50 percent of the contests for that particular sport. First-year students and junior college transfers in their first year of residence are not eligible for the award.
2013 Women’s Soccer Academic All-MAC Team
Victoria Jacobs, Ball State, Junior, 3.482 GPA, Psychology
Kelsey Shapiro, Ball State, Senior, 3.838 GPA, Dietetics
Cailey Starck, Ball State, Junior, 3.609 GPA, Special Education
Lauren Cadel, Bowling Green, R-Freshman, 3.83 GPA, Biology (pre-medicine)
Jenny Fowler, Bowling Green, Fifth Year Senior, 3.96 GPA, Biology (pre-medicine)
Madeline Wideman, Bowling Green, Senior, 3.77 GPA, Health Science
Courtney Gross, Buffalo, Senior, 3.72 GPA, Communications
Natalie Jurisevic, Buffalo, Senior, 3.79 GPA, Management
Tory Kinniard, Central Michigan, Senior, 3.82 GPA, Social Work
Grace Labrecque, Central Michigan, R-Junior, 3.78 GPA, Exercise Science
Estee Outcalt, Central Michigan, Senior, 4.0 GPA, Exercise Science
Stephanie Clarke, Eastern Michigan, Senior, 3.90 GPA, Biology
Cara Cutaia, Eastern Michigan, Senior, 3.38 GPA, Exercise Science
Emily Dzik, Eastern Michigan, Junior, 3.98 GPA, Nursing
Marisa Kozikowski, Eastern Michigan, Junior, 3.55 GPA, Communication
Megan McCabe, Eastern Michigan, Sophomore, 3.68 GPA, Undecided
Angela Vultaggio, Eastern Michigan, Junior, 3.51 GPA, Communication
Jessacca Gironda, Kent State, Senior, 3.88 GPA, Business Management
Stephanie Haugh, Kent State, Junior, 3.97 GPA, Psychology
Morgan Mah, Kent State, Senior, 3.512 GPA, Zoology
Jess Bronke, Miami, Sophomore, 3.60 GPA, Marketing
Katy Dolesh, Miami, Senior, 3.46 GPA, Health Studies
Haley Walter, Miami, Sophomore, 4.0 GPA, Middle Childhood Education
Kayla Zakrzewski, Miami, Senior, 3.24 GPA, Sports Studies
Courtney Zanotti, Miami, Junior, 3.90 GPA, Middle Childhood Education
Maggie Murnane, Ohio, Senior, 3.931 GPA, Exercise Physiology
Ashley Ross, Toledo, Senior, 3.90 GPA, Spanish and Spanish Education
Rachel Chaney, Western Michigan, Junior, 3.94 GPA, Occupational Therapy
Ariana Donahue, Western Michigan, Junior, 3.82 GPA, Psychology
Lauren Fearday, Western Michigan, Senior, 3.90 GPA, Accountancy 
Lindsey Lee, Western Michigan, Sophomore, 3.82 GPA, Exercise Science
Kylie Nylen, Western Michigan, Sophomore, 3.20 GPA, Elementary Education
Megan Putnam, Western Michigan, Senior, 3.86 GPA, Biomedical Sciences
Ali Russo, Western Michigan, Sophomore, 4.0 GPA, Accounting
Aubrey Sudomier, Western Michigan, Junior, 3.58, Criminal Justice
Michelle Watson, Western Michigan, Senior, 3.89 GPA, Interdisciplinary Health Studies
Honorable Mention
Kelly DeNiro, Akron
Katie George, Akron
Gillian Gross, Akron
Madison Kaser, Akron
Amber Kern, Akron
Maggie Rusnak, Akron
Michelle Blok, Ball State
Lindsay Kempf, Ball State
Maimee Morris, Ball State
Madison Oyer, Ball State
Nicole Pembleton, Ball State
Layne Schramm, Ball State
Becca Sutton, Ball State
Kyle Briem, Bowling Green
Alyssa Carmack, Bowling Green
Ivi Casagrande, Bowling Green
Ashley Garr, Bowling Green
Sidney Huth, Bowling Green
Emma Norris, Bowling Green
Haley Parkinson, Bowling Green
Kaitlyn Tobin, Bowling Green
Jackie Hall, Buffalo
Kassidy Kidd, Buffalo
Courtney Mann, Buffalo
Kristin Markiewicz, Buffalo
Emily Basten, Central Michigan
Emily Cooksey, Central Michigan
Laura Gosse, Central Michigan
Eliza Van de Kerkhove, Central Michigan
Tammy Long, Central Michigan
Nicole Samuel, Central Michigan
Jennifer Bentley, Eastern Michigan
Emily Kowalzyk, Eastern Michigan
Molli Krick, Eastern Michigan
Martha Stevens, Eastern Michigan
Megan Trapp, Eastern Michigan
Madison Helterbran, Kent State
Megan Johnson, Kent State
Calli Rinicella, Kent State
Katie Mazurek, Miami
Allison Norenberg, Miami
Shannon Stearns, Miami
Amy Carr, Northern Illinois
Nicole Gobbo, Northern Illinois
Kaylee Heller, Northern Illinois
Courtney Ksiazek, Northern Illinois
Allie McBride, Northern Illinois
Ashley Neubeck, Northern Illinois
Lauren Noonan, Northern Illinois
Emily Nulty, Northern Illinois
Gwen Sabo, Northern Illinois
Lauren Solomon, Northern Illinois
Annie Beard, Ohio
Grace Campbell, Ohio
Gabby Hausfeld, Ohio
Sasha Haverchak, Ohio
Leah Sandercock, Ohio
Kelsey Borowitz, Toledo
 Kirsten Catloth, Toledo
Megan Connor, Toledo
Angelica Hernandez, Toledo
Brooke Lawler, Toledo
Emily Tustin, Toledo
Sarah Seig, Toledo
Geri Siudzinski, Toledo
Alexis Tice, Toledo
Sam Tiongson, Toledo