School Record Eight Soccer Players Earn Pac-10 All-Academic Honors
Nov. 25, 2003
TEMPE, Ariz. - A school record eight Arizona State soccer players earned Pac-10 All-Academic accolades, announced by Pac-10 Commissioner Tom Hansen. To be eligible for selection to the academic teams, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 overall grade-point average and be either a starter or significant contributor. The Sun Devils had one first-team selection, three on the second-team and four more earning honorable mention status. Additionally, two players (Amy LePeilbet and Patrice Feulner) made their third appearances on the team, while two others (Stephanie Peel and Haley van Blommestein) earned their second selections.
Senior defender Amy LePeilbet, who also was just honored as a CoSIDA Academic All-American, makes her third appearance on the Pac-10 first team, becoming the only player at ASU to every garner three straight first-team honors. LePeilbet carries a 3.81 GPA in education. She started in all 74-career games and tallied a career-high three goals with two as game-winners this year.
Senior forward Patrice Feulner also makes her third appearance overall and second as a first team choice. Feulner holds a 3.60 GPA in accounting. Feulner finished the year with two goals and tied for the team-high with six assists. She ends her career second all-time in goals (28), assists (18) and points (74).
Senior midfielder Haley van Blommestein earned her second honorable mention status after posting a 3.10 GPA in sociology. van Blommestein played in 19 matches this year with one assist. She ends her four-year career playing in 78 games, missing only four starts due to injuries.
Junior defender Stephanie Peel makes her second appearance on the second team after earning a 3.65 GPA in education. Peel started on the Sun Devils' defensive line in all 21 games, helping to hold opponents to a 1.05 goals against average.
Sophomore Elizabeth Bogus makes her initial appearance on the Pac-10 second team. Bogus holds a 3.68 GPA in interdisciplinary studies. Bogus, last year's Pac-10 Freshman of the Year, finished this season second on the team in goals (6) and points (21).
Sophomore Brittany Cooper earned honorable mention accolades, carrying a 3.48 GPA in broadcasting. Cooper had a breakout year for the Sun Devils as she led the team in goals (10) and points (26) and tied for the team-high in assists (6).
Sophomore Stephanie Ebner was also an honorable mention selection after pulling in a 3.14 GPA in interdisciplinary studies. Ebner played in all 21 matches as a defender and forward, scoring a career-high three goals, two as game-winners and tallying three assists.
Sophomore Manya Makoski rounds out the players on the honorable mention list with a 3.57 GPA in broadcast/journalism. Maksoki is also a member of ASU's Barrett's Honors College. She started in all 21 games this year with four goals, two game-winners and five assists.
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