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March 1, 2013
GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – North Carolina senior midfielder Amber Brooks has been named the 2012 Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Soccer Scholar-Athlete of the Year and heads up the sport’s All-ACC Academic Team, as announced Friday by Commissioner John Swofford.
Brooks, a communication studies major with a 3.821 career grade point average, is a two-time Academic All-American, and a three-time All-ACC selection. She earned NSCAA All-America Third Team honors following the 2012 season as she was third on the Tar Heels’ NCAA Champion squad with 20 points on seven goals and six assists, while starting in all 23 games at midfield.
Brooks is four-time ACC All-Academic Team selection.
All 11 schools that compete in women’s soccer are represented on this year’s All-ACC Academic Team, which includes six student-athletes that earned NSCAA All-America honors in 2012. Seven members of the ACC All-Academic Team were named to either 2012 Capital One Academic All-America Team or a NSCAA Scholar All-America Team.
Duke led all ACC institutions with eight selections, while Florida State followed with seven. Boston College, North Carolina, Virginia, Wake Forest each had four honorees apiece.
The ACC All-Academic Team also includes 15 players that were named to the first- or second All-ACC team and six members of the ACC All-Freshman team, including ACC Freshman of the Year Duke’s Cassie Pecht.
|Zoe Lambard||Jr.||Boston College||Biology/Premed|
|Stephanie McCaffrey||So.||Boston College||Management|
|McKenzie Meehan||Fr.||Boston College||Undeclared|
|Madison Meehan||Fr.||Boston College||Undeclared|
|Liska Dobberstein||So.||Clemson||Health Science|
|Maddy Elder||Sr.||Clemson||Biological Sciences|
|Tara Campbell||Sr.||Duke||Civil Engineering|
|Kim DeCesare||Sr.||Duke||Evolutionary Anthropology|
|Maddy Haller||Sr.||Duke||History and African American Studies|
|Tiana Brockway||Sr.||Florida State||Psychology|
|Jamia Fields||So.||Florida State||Psychology|
|Ines Jaurena||Sr.||Florida State||International Affairs|
|Kassey Kallman||Jr.||Florida State||Management|
|Tiffany McCarty||GS||Florida State||Sport Management|
|Jessica Price||GS||Florida State||Sport Psychology|
|Casey Short||GS||Florida State||Sport Management|
|Rebecca Kaplan||Sr.||Maryland||Family Sciences|
|Olivia Wagner||Sr.||Maryland||Women's Studies|
|Kate Howarth||Sr.||Miami||Sport Administration|
|Emily Lillard||So.||Miami||Sport Administration|
|Amber Brooks||Sr.||North Carolina||Communication Studies|
|Adelaide Gay||R-Sr.||North Carolina||Business Administration|
|Kelly McFarlane||Jr.||North Carolina||Pharmacy|
|Kealia Ohai||Jr.||North Carolina||Journalism and Mass Communication|
|Caroline Gentry||Fr.||NC State||Nutrition|
|Jennie Krauser||Jr.||NC State||Communication|
|Meagan Proper||Jr.||NC State||Sport Management|
|Shannon Mayrose||Jr.||Virginia Tech||Human Development|
|Ashley Meier||Fr.||Virginia Tech||Psychology|
|Jazmine Reeves||Jr.||Virginia Tech||Management|
|Aubrey Bledsoe||Jr.||Wake Forest||Health & Exercise Science|
|Jackie Logue||Sr.||Wake Forest||Accountancy|
|Maria Park||Sr.||Wake Forest||Business & Enterprise Management|
|Katie Stengel||Jr.||Wake Forest||Health & Exercise Science|