December 4, 2012

Druzina, Kolesar, Moldovan, Rice, And Sams Earn Academic All-OAC Honors

Mount Union's women's soccer players seniors Kylee Kolesar (Mentor/Mentor), Aly Rice (Lodi/Cloverleaf) and sophomores Erica Druzina (Kirtland/Lake Catholic), Nicole Moldovan (Cortland/Lakeview), and Ashley Sams (Alliance/St. Thomas Aquinas) were named Academic All-Ohio Athletic Conference for the 2012 season.

A marketing major with a GPA of 3.53, Kolesar earned Academic All-OAC honors for the second time. She played in all 17 games this season and had 15 starts, scoring three goals and adding three assists on the season, and ends her career tied for second in school history for career assists (20), tied for fourth for career points (68), and tied for sixth for career goals (24). Kolesar was an All-OAC honorable mention selection this season. 

An athletic training major with a GPA of 3.81, Sam earned Academic All-OAC honors for the second time. She played in all 17 games and had 16 starts, scoring twice on the season.  

A neuroscience major with a GPA of 3.93, Druzine earned Academic All-OAC honors for the first time. She started in 16 games, and was a stout defender that only let up 25 goals, which is sixth in school history for least goals allowed in a season. 

A marketing major that has a GPA of 3.53, Moldovan earned Academic All-OAC honors for the first time. She played in all 17 games and had five starts, scoring once and tallying one assist. 

A marketing major with a GPA of 3.59, Sams earned Academic All-OAC honors for the first time. She played in all 17 games with 16 starts, and netted two goals on the season. 

Mount Union tied the school record for wins in a season (11), and set a new school record for best start to a season (6-2). 

To qualify for Academic All-OAC consideration, a student-athlete must maintain a 3.25 cumulative grade-point-average, be a starter or key reserve who has made a significant athletic impact, have at least sophomore academic standing, and be in at least the second year of participation in a sport.

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