Four Pirates Named To PBC Soccer All-Academic Team
SAVANNAH, Ga. - Four members of the Peach Belt Conference-champion Armstrong Atlantic State University women's soccer squad earned spots on the PBC All-Academic Team, released today by league officials.
Senior defender Kelli Bahr and junior forward Kristina Pascutti were named to the team for a second time, while junior defender Emily Cattanach and sophomore midfielder Andye Dawson earn the honor for the first time in her career.
Bahr carries a 3.88 GPA in early childhood education and is also a two-time CoSIDA Academic All-District III honoree. The fifth-year senior has also been a member of the PBC Presidential Honor Roll for four years.
Pascutti, meanwhile, was the co-PBC Player of the Year in 2011 and earns the honor for carrying a 3.78 GPA in biology. Also a CoSIDA Academic All-District III honoree, Pascutti led the Pirates in goals this season with 12 and in points with 25.
Cattanach made the move from the midfield to defender this season and excelled, scoring three goals with three assists and helping the Armstrong defense hold opponents to less than one goal and 10 shots per match. She carries a 3.69 GPA in rehabilitation sciences.
Finally, Dawson earns the honor in her first year of eligibility for carrying a 3.84 GPA in rehabilitation sciences. Dawson has a team-high seven assists this season, which ranks among the Peach Belt Conference's leaders.
Senior midfielder Erin O'Rourke and sophomore forward Jordan Otto were named honorable mention PBC All-Academic Team honorees as well.
Click here to view the complete 2011 PBC Women's Soccer All-Academic Team.
The No. 7-ranked Pirates host the winner of Wingate and North Georgia on Sunday, November 13, at 1:00 p.m. in NCAA Southeast Regional action at the Armstrong Soccer Field.