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Kristina Wilson Earns Scholar All-America Honors
Women's Soccer Earns NSCAA Team Academic Award for Success in the Classroom
Contact: Steve Vockell
CINCINNATI, Ohio - Kristina Wilson, a junior defender for the University of Cincinnati's women's soccer team, has been named to the 2002 NSCAA/ Adidas Scholar All-America Third-Team. The Bearcats also received the National Soccer Coaches Association of America's Team Academic Award for success in the classroom.
Wilson (Cincinnati, Ohio/ Glen Este) anchored a Bearcat defense which ranked 10th in the nation with a 0.60 goals against average. The psychology major started all 24 matches for UC while owning a 3.53 GPA in the classroom.
The NSCAA Team Academic Award is given to programs with a combined GPA of 3.0. The Bearcats, under the supervision of head coach Meridy Glenn, posted a 3.06 GPA during the fall quarter. UC also received the award for the 2001 season.
The Bearcats finished the season ranked No. 23 according to SoccerBuzz Magazine with an overall record of 17-4-3 and a 6-1-3 mark in Confernce USA. UC won the C-USA Tournament for the second consecutive year and knocked off Kentucky 1-0 in the NCAA Tournament before bowing out 2-1 to No. 11 Tennessee.