April 11, 2007
|Allison Anderson, Volleyball, Boston College|
Was selected to the U.S. Women's National Volleyball Training team ... Was also named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association All-America honorable mention list as a senior ... Earned All-ACC first team recognition as a libero for the second consecutive season and was named to the AVCA All-Region East team in 2006 ... Led the Eagles and the ACC with 5.54 digs per game, in addition to an ACC-leading 6.09 digs per game average in conference action as a senior ... Finished the year ranked 29th in the nation in dig average.
|Robert Dittrich, Baseball, Boston College|
As a senior played in 15 games, while starting five ... Went 3-23 (.130) with four runs scored and three RBI ... Recorded one walk and one stolen base... As a junior started 12 of 15 games played ... Recorded seven RBI including one double and one triple ... was 3-for-3 in stolen-base attempts.
|Jennifer Maurer, Soccer, Boston College|
Co-captain as a senior ... A two-time All-ACC Academic selection and a two-time CoSIDA All-District Academic honoree ... Started all 87 games over four years, notching 13 goals and 24 assists for 50 career points ... Was a first team All-ACC and NSCAA All-Region honoree ... Named to the Northeast Region first team by SoccerBuzz Magazine ... Was invited to join the U.S. Under-21 national team in July of 2005 and competed in the 2006 Nordic Cup in Norway.
|Sarah Cefalu, Swimming, Clemson|
A member of the ACC Honor Roll in each of her first three years at Clemson and fall semester of her senior year ... Represented the ACC at the NCAA Leadership Foundation Conference in 2006 ... A recipient of the Top 6 Community Service Award ... Was a co-captain for two years ... Holds the ninth fastest time in Clemson history in the 200 IM (2:04.48) and 200 breaststroke (2:18.91) ... Holds the eighth fastest time in school history in the 100 breaststroke (1:04.20) ... Swam a season best time at the 2007 ACC Championships in the 200 butterfly (2:03.57) that was also the 10th best time in Lady Tiger history.
|Brittney Gamble, Rowing, Clemson|
A three-time ACC Academic Honor Roll selection ... Named as a National Scholar Athlete in 2006 by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) ... An Academic All-ACC Rowing team selection in 2006 ... rowed with the Tigers' first varsity eight as a junior ... rowed with the Tigers' second varsity eight boat that earned ACC Crew of the Week honors on March 21, 2005.
|Thomas Hunter, Football, Clemson|
A first team Academic All-ACC selection in 2006 ... Earned honorable mention All-ACC on the field as a senior ... Had 16 receptions for 305 yards in 2005, the reception yardage total was the most by a Clemson tight end in 31 years ... A two-year starter at tight end on a pair of eight-win Clemson teams ... Finished his career with 44 games played and 17 games started, and had 29 receptions for 425 yards.
|Leigh Jester, Lacrosse, Duke|
A preseason Inside Lacrosse All-America selection and Tewaarton Trophy watch list pick in 2007 ... A first team IWLCA All-Region and All-ACC pick and second team IWLCA and Inside Lacrosse All-America selection as a junior ... Was named to the Academic All-ACC team in 2006 ... Selected to the 2005 NCAA All-Tournament team ... A two-time ACC All-Tournament choice ... an ACC Honor Roll selection in 2005 ... Was named to the WomensLacrosse.com All-America Rookie team ... A member of the U.S. Developmental team.
|Cara-Lynn Lopresti, Field Hockey, Duke |
Member of the U.S. Under-20 and Under-21 national teams ... A two-time All-South Region pick ... Received All-ACC recognition as a junior... Competed on USA team that earned the country's best performance with a seventh-place finish at the Junior World Cup in Santiago, Chile, in Sept. 2005 ... Started 81 of 82 games while at Duke ... A two-time member of the NFHCA National Academic team ... An All-ACC Academic team selection as a junior and senior.
|Shannon Rowbury, Cross Country/Track and Field, Duke |
Ran the fastest indoor mile in the NCAA in 2007 (4:34.94), which qualified her for the NCAA Championships ... A two-time ACC indoor champion in the mile and 3,000 meters ... 2005 ACC Cross Country Champion ... 2005 Southeast Region Cross Country Champion ... 2005 NACAC Outdoor Track and Field 1,500 meter Champion and mile runner-up ... 2005 ACC Outdoor 1,500 meter champion ... 2004 ECAC indoor mile and outdoor 4x800 meter relay champion ... 2005 NCAA Southeast Region Indoor Athlete of the Year ... Holds school records in the indoor 800 meters, mile, 1,500 meters, 4x800 meter relay and the DMR and outdoor 1,500 meters steeplechase, 4x800 meter relay, DMR and 4x1,500 meter relay ... A four-time All-American ... Three-time Duke indoor team MVP.
|Sarah Griffin, Volleyball, Florida State|
A 2006 ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA second team Academic All-District III selection ... Two-year member of the Academic All-ACC Volleyball team ... Three-year member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Two-year team captain ... Received Dean's List honors in five semesters ... 2005 Golden Torch Award winner for having the highest GPA on the team ... 2004 Golden Nole Impact Award recipient for outstanding community service ... 2005 Top 6 Community Service Award recipient ... President of Florida State's Student Athlete Advisory Council ... Executive board member of the Seminole Student Boosters ... 2006 FSU Invitational MVP.
|Alex Kennon, Swimming, Florida State|
An NCAA Honorable Mention All-American as a part of the 200 and 400 yard freestyle relays in 2006 ... A four-time ACC Champion and All-ACC honoree ... Member of the 2007 ACC Championship team... Qualified for the 2008 U.S. Olympic trials in the 50 and 100 meter freestyle events as a senior ... An NCAA Academic All-America and All-ACC Academic team member in 2006 ... A three-time ACC Academic Honor Roll selection.
|Tom Lancashire, Track and Field, Florida State|
A four-time track and field All-American ... Led Florida State to an outdoor national championship last season ... A member of four indoor and two outdoor ACC Championship teams ... Was a key scorer at the indoor ACC Championship meet in 2007 and is currently ranked among the top 10 3,000 meter runners in the nation.
|Kelly Rowland, Soccer, Florida State|
The most decorated defender to ever play for Florida State, as no defender in the history of FSU has scored more goals or recorded more points ... A member of three College Cup teams ... The only Seminole to be named to a national team of the week 10 times in her career ... In 2006, became the first Florida State player to receive first team NSCAA All-America honors.
|Ofer Finkler, Swimming, Georgia Tech|
A member of the school-record relay teams in the 200, 400 and 800 freestyle relays ... Achieved an NCAA B standard in the 200 freestyle relay at the 2007 ACC Championships ... Was named to the 2006 ACC All-Academic Men's Swimming & Diving team ... A two-time ACC Academic Honor Roll selection ... 2006 Collegiate Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Academic All-America Honorable Mention pick ... 2006 Georgia Tech Tommy Towles Scholar-Athlete Award recipient ... Serves as a teaching assistant for computer and mechanical engineering courses ... A member of the Israeli national swimming team since 2000 ... A member of HKN, an electrical and computer engineering honor society.
|Kristina Hull, Softball, Georgia Tech|
Recipient of Georgia Tech's "Hardest Worker" award for three straight years ... Helped Georgia Tech to three straight NCAA Tournament berths ... Was a member of the Yellow Jackets' 2005 ACC regular season and tournament championship team ... Was named to the 2006 ACC All-Academic Softball team ... 2006 ACC Top Six for Service Award recipient ... A two-time ACC Academic Honor Roll selection ... A three-year member of the Georgia Tech Student-Athlete Advisory Board, serving as President for 2006-07.
|Alison Silverio, Tennis, Georgia Tech|
An All-ACC performer on the tennis court and in the classroom for Georgia Tech's nationally-ranked women's tennis program ... Helped Georgia Tech achieve a No. 1 national ranking for the first time in school history in 2007 ... A 2006 ACC All-Academic team pick ... A 2005 All-ACC selection . . . Was named the 2005 ACC Tournament Most Valuable Player, leading Georgia Tech to the first of back-to-back ACC titles ... Ranks in the top five in school history in career singles and doubles victories ... Finished the 2005-06 season as the No. 77-ranked singles player in the nation ... Qualified for the 2005 NCAA Doubles Championship as part of the first Georgia Tech doubles team ever to participate in the NCAA Championships ... Serves on the Georgia Tech Student-Athlete Advisory Board.
|Paula Infante, Field Hockey, Maryland|
A two-time Honda Award winner, presented to the nation's top field hockey player ... Was a two-time womensfieldhockey.com National Player of the Year ... A four-time first team All-American, All-ACC pick and first team Mid-Atlantic Region selection ... Two-time ACC Defensive Player of the Year ... A four-year starter that led the Terrapins to back-to-back NCAA Championship titles ... A four-time NCAA All-Tournament and All-ACC Tournament team selection ... Led Maryland to the 2005 ACC Championship crown ... Ranks tied for fifth all-time at Maryland with 58 career goals and seventh all-time with 139 career points ... Scored five goals for 10 points in a 2004 NCAA Tournament game, setting NCAA Tournament records for each.
|Kristina Keegan, Track and Field, Maryland|
Holds the sixth-fastest time in University of Maryland history outdoors in the 400-meter hurdles (1:01.80), set during the 2006 season ... Also ranks ninth on the all-time list outdoors in the 100-meter hurdles (14.88), set in 2004... Was a member of various relay teams for the Terrapins, including a 2004 relay squad that took third at the ACC Indoor Championships ... A member of the University of Maryland Student-Athlete Advisory Committee ... Was named to the University of Maryland Honor Roll.
|Adam Podlesh, Football, Maryland|
A four-year starter at punter and two-time Ray Guy Award semifinalist ... Is the only player in Terps history to be named All-ACC four times in his career ... Also earned honorable mention All-America honors as a senior ... A four-time Academic All-ACC selection ... Averaged between 42 and 44 yards per punt all four seasons ... Ranked among the top 25 nationally in punting average in each of his final three seasons ... Career average of 43.1 ranks second in school history and ninth in ACC records ... His 9,314 punting yards are also second in school history and ninth in the ACC ... All four of his season punting averages rank among the top 10 in school history.
|Heather Bounds, Diving, Miami|
Captured the silver medal at the 2007 ACC Championships on both the one-meter (284.3) and three-meter (353.25) springboards ... Earned Honorable Mention All-America honors at the 2006 NCAA Championships in the three- and 10-meter competition ... Garnered Co-ACC Women's Diver of the Year honors in 2006 by capturing first place on platform (314.75) and fourth in the three-meter board (324.85) ... A four-time Provost's Honor Roll recipient, Dean's List and Athletic Director's Honor Roll recipient ... A two-time ACC Honor Roll selection ... Was named to the All-ACC Academic team as a junior ... A three-time Book Buster honor recipient.
|Valerie Webb, Rowing, Miami|
As a senior, has competed in the junior varsity eight ... Competed in the junior varsity eight as a junior and finished in third place in the `C' Final at the South/Central Sprints ... A silver medalist at the 2006 FIRA State Championships ... Took fourth place at the 2006 ACC Championships ... In 2006 was a bronze medalist at the SIRA Championships and silver medalist at the FIRA State Championships ... Was a silver medalist in the junior varsity eight and the junior varsity four `B' at the 2005 FIRA State Championships ... A silver medalist at the 2004 BIG EAST Championships ... Earned Provost Honor Roll accolades as a junior ... A two-time Dean's List and three-time Athletic Directors Honor Roll recipient.
|Karen Wiley, Rowing, Miami|
Finished 10th in the championship four (4+) at the 2006 Head of the Charles Regatta ... Competed in the varsity eight in 2005-06 and had a first-place finish in the varsity eight `C' Final at the 2006 South/Central Sprints ... A gold medalist in the varsity quad at the 2005 Rivanna Romp and silver medalist in the double at the Head of the Creek ... A gold medalist in the championship eight at the 2004 Head of the Creek ... Won a gold medal in the open eight and a bronze medal in the championship four at the 2004 Head of the Chattahoochee ... Finished fourth in the varsity eight at the 2005 ACC Championships ... Was named to the 2004-05 ACC All-Academic team ... Was a bronze medalist at the 2004 BIG EAST Championships ... A two-time Provost's Honor Roll and Athletic Director's Honor Roll recipient and three-time Dean's List honoree.
|Anna Evans, Softball, North Carolina|
Is attending North Carolina on a Morehead Scholarship, the school's most prestigious merit award ... Selected to the All-ACC Academic team and was a All-District III Academic All-America selection in 2006 ... Was named to the Honor Roll in each of her first three years and in the fall semester of her senior year ... Was a first team All-ACC pick in 2005 ... Holds the single-season school record for most games played (67), which she has done twice, as well as the record for most games started (67 in 2006) ... Currently ranks seventh all-time in walks and sacrifice hits, and second in hit-by-pitch.
|Courtney Krolikoski, Fencing, North Carolina|
A three-time ACC Honor Roll selection ... Starting member of the fencing team for all four years ... Competed in the NCAA Championships for women's epee in 2004 and 2005 ... Two-year member of the Mid-Atlantic South Regional team for women's epee ... Selected Most Outstanding Fencer on the women's epee squad three times... Named Most Valuable Player in 2004-05.
|Katie Miller, Golf, North Carolina|
As a four-year starter, has carded seven top-10 finishes and 16 top-20 finishes ... Named to the ACC Honor Roll in 2004 and 2006 ... Placed third at the 2006 Eastern Amateur and played in the 2006 U.S. Women's Amateur ... Selected to the 2005 All-ACC team ... Placed third at the 2007 Chrysler Challenge ... Was awarded the team's Chuck Erickson MVP/Low Stroke Average Award in 2004-05 ... Named the team's top freshman in 2003-04 ... President of North Carolina's Student Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) and representative to the ACC's SAAC ... A participant in the Carolina Leadership Academy's Veteran Leaders program and is a member of the APPLE (Athletic Prevention, Programming and Leadership Education) team.
|Georgia Davis, Track & Field, NC State |
Named to the ACC Honor Roll every year ... Finished 18th at the 2007 Indoor ACC Championships in the mile ... Finished 18th in the 1,500 meters at the 2006 Outdoor ACC Championships.
|Shaina Ervin, Softball, NC State|
2006 ACC Tournament MVP and first team All-ACC selection ... The second-most winning pitcher in Wolfpack softball history ... Has improved her pitching numbers each season ... Tossed back-to-back no-hitters against Binghamton and Campbell as a freshman ... Was named to the ACC Honor Roll three times.
|William Lee, Football, NC State|
Was named an ESPN The Magazine CoSIDA Academic first team All-American ... Has served as the Wolfpack long snapper on place kicks and punts for three seasons ... Only two of the 208 punts he snapped for resulted in blocks in his career, and only one place kick out of 85 extra points and 58 field goal attempts was blocked ... Finished his career with 20 special team tackles in 35 straight games played ... Named to the Dean's List for all eight semesters of his undergraduate work, as he graduated with a perfect 4.0 and is currently enrolled in graduate school at N.C. State ... Won the Earle Edwards Award for highest GPA on the team.
|Ryan Burke, Soccer, Virginia|
Holds Virginia career records in saves (256), career shutouts (28), career minutes (7357) and games played (80) ... Named to NSCAA/Adidas All-South Atlantic Region second team in 2005 ... Earned All-ACC Men's Soccer Academic team honors in 2005 ... Named to the VaSID All-State academic team ... Chosen to live on the lawn for the 2006-07 school year, which is one of the highest honors of a fourth-year at Virginia ... Named to the 2004 ACC All-Tournament Team.
|Andrew Spencer Dumm, Cross Country/Track and Field, Virginia |
Was the ACC Champion outdoors in the 5K in 2006 ... Helped Virginia win the ACC Cross Country Championship in 2005 ... Was an All-ACC selection in the 10,000 meters in 2006 and 5,000 meters in 2006 ... Received All-ACC cross country accolades in 2005 ... An All-Region cross country selection in 2005 and 2006 ... Named to the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association's National All-Academic team in 2006 ... A two-time NCAA participant in cross country (2005 and 2006) ... Ranks in the top five all-time at Virginia in the 5,000 meters (indoors and outdoors) and 10,000 meters.
|Meredith Lee Lazarus, Lacrosse, Virginia |
A team captain in 2006 ... Recipient of the Jettie Hill Memorial Award, presented to the fourth-year female student-athlete with the highest cumulative GPA ... A third team All-American in 2005 ... Led the Cavaliers in caused turnovers and ranked second on the team in ground balls and fourth on the team in draw controls in that season ... Led all rookies with 40 ground balls and 27 draw controls in 2003 ... Named to national All-Rookie squad in 2003.
|Coleman Collins, Basketball, Virginia Tech|
A three-time ACC Honor Roll selection ... Also a member of the ACC-Academic Men's Basketball team ... Student-athlete representative on the University Athletics Committee and Virginia Tech's representative for the ACC Student-Athlete Council ... Has scored over 1,100 points during his career and ranks ninth all-time at Virginia Tech in blocked shots with 101 ... Received Honorable Mention All-ACC honors in 2005-06 ... Was the Virginia Tech representative at the NCAA Leadership Seminar in Orlando, Fla., in 2005.¬¬¬
|Lindsay Pieper, Lacrosse, Virginia Tech|
Virginia Tech's Scholar Athlete of the Year in 2006 ... A member of the 2006 All-ACC Academic team and an All-ACC selection ... Honored as a 2006 IWLCA All-Region second team pick ... 2006 VaSID first team member ... Named team MVP for two seasons and team Rookie of the Year in 2004 ... BIG EAST Academic All-Star in 2004 ... Will finish her career as one of two people to hold a spot in the top 10 of all six career statistical categories at Virginia Tech.
|Mallory Soldner, Soccer, Virginia Tech|
A two-time ACC All-Academic team member ... Honored on the 2005 CoSIDA Academic All-District III second team ... Was awarded the 2005 Skelton Award for academic excellence in athletics ... A member of Virginia Tech's Steering Committee, a subcommittee of the NCAA Certification team ... A BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... Compiled the most career wins (28) and career shutouts (20) at Virginia Tech ... Recorded the most shutouts (6) and wins (11) in a single season for the Hokies ... A member of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee.
|Lauren Crandall, Field Hockey, Wake Forest |
A first team NFHCA All-American in 2006 ... A three-time All-American including two first team nods ... A four-time All-Region selection... Helped Wake Forest to the 2006 ACC Championship and a runner-up finish in the 2006 NCAA Tournament ... A three-time All-ACC pick ... Was a finalist for the Honda Sports Award ... MVP of the 2006 ACC Tournament ... A two-time Academic All-ACC selection ... Played in the national semifinals all four years of her career.
|Michelle Sikes, Cross Country/Track and Field, Wake Forest |
A 2006 All-American after finishing 13th in the NCAA Cross Country Championships ... Prestigious Rhodes Scholar recipient ... Helped lead the Demon Deacons to an NCAA Championship berth in 2006 ... An NCAA All-Academic honoree ... Earned All-Southeast Region accolades ... Finished first at the 2006 pre-national meet in Terre Haute, Ind. ... Named ACC Freshman of the Year in 2004 ... An All-American in track and field ... Holds the Carswell Scholarship, an academic scholarship, in addition to an athletic scholarship.
|Jamie Whitten, Field Hockey, Wake Forest |
A second team NFHCA All-American ... Helped Wake Forest to an ACC Championship and an NCAA Tournament runner-up finish in 2006 ... A first team All-ACC selection as a senior ... A two-time Academic All-ACC team pick ... Played in the national semifinals all four years of her career.