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Women’s soccer places nine on PBC Team of Academic Distinction

Women’s soccer places nine on PBC Team of Academic Distinction

GREENWOOD - The Lander women's soccer team landed nine players on the Peach Belt Conference Team of Academic Distinction, the league office announced on Thursday.

The conference honored Katie Arthur, Devin Duhme, Kylee Eppl, McKenzy Long, Brennan McCarthy, Sarah Owen, Hannah Sinner, Lauren Shuba, and Brianna Taylor as team of academic distinction performers.

To be eligible for the Team of Academic Distinction, a student-athlete must: 1) participate in at least half of his/her team's events and be either a starter or significant contributor, 2) achieve a 3.3 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale), and 3) have completed at least one full academic year at his or her current institution.

Arthur, a sophomore health major from Chapin, S.C., has tallied one goal while starting one game and appearing in nine matches this season.

Duhme, a junior business major from Cincinnati, Ohio, has started in all 15 matches this season and has collected one goal and one assist.

Eppl, a junior business major from Lake Mary, Fla., has one goal and one assist as she has started in all 15 matches this season.

Long, a junior education major from Matthews, N.C., has appeared in seven matches this season.

McCarthy, a junior business major from Clifton, Va., has started in all 15 matches this year and attempted six shots.

Owen, a junior business major from Lake Wales, Fla., has started at goalkeeper in all 15 matches this year and has 51 saves.

Sinner, a senior exercise science major from Lake Wales, Fla., has started in all 15 matches this year.

Shuba, a senior business major from Simpsonville, S.C., has appeared in 12 matches this season, making six starts.

Taylor, a junior business major from Delran, N.J., is second on the team in goals with four and leads the team in assists with four.

 

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