Cumberland University’s Beth Morgan, Reneé LaRose and Kaitlin Phillips were all voted to the Capital One Women’s Soccer Academic All-District 2 team this week. The group will now enter the pool of players from around the country to be selected Academic All-American next month.
Phillips has enjoyed her best offensive season in 2014, setting career-highs for goals (9) and assists (14) with three game-winning goals for the Bulldogs, who have been ranked No. 1 in the nation the last four weeks. The Edmonton, Alberta, native carries a 3.84 grade-point-average in Health and Human Performance.
Morgan and LaRose are both part of a backline that has allowed just 11 goals in 15 matches this season for Cumberland. LaRose has started every match of her career and Morgan has played in 75 career matches, serving the last three years as a starter at defender. Morgan has a 3.72 GPA in Psychology while LaRose carries a 3.35, also in Psychology.
The Bulldogs, 13-1-1 overall, play their final regular season match on Monday at No. 9 Northwestern Ohio.
Women’s Soccer Capital One Academic All-District 2
GK – Kristiana Daniels, Taylor Univ.
D – Melanie Czada, Marian Univ. [IN]
D – Emily Richardson, Univ. of St. Francis [IN]
D – Beth Morgan, Cumberland Univ.
D – Reneé LaRose, Cumberland Univ.
F – Rachel Shmagranoff, Purdue Univ.-Calumet
F – Meredith Ury, Asbury Univ.
F – Mallory Rondeau, Grace College
MF – Amanda Roden, Taylor Univ.
MF – Bettina Brulhart, Lindsey Wilson
MF – Melissa Loretto, Trinity International
MF – Kaitlin Phillips, Cumberland Univ.