STORRS, Conn. – UConn women’s soccer senior Emily Armstrong was named to the 2016 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District First Team for District 1 of NCAA Division I women’s soccer as announced by the organization Thursday.
The honor recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom. Student-athletes must possess a 3.3 GPA or better to become eligible for the honor.
First-team Academic All-District™ honorees advance to the CoSIDA Academic All-America® Team ballot, where first, second and third team All-America honorees will be selected later this month.
The goalkeeper from Collegeville, Pa. has made her mark at UConn both on and off the field. This season, Armstrong has anchored the UConn back line, starting in all 17 matches and earning eight shutouts.
She has 69 saves so far this season, which gives her a .841 save percentage and a 0.75 goals against average, the best in the American Athletic Conference.