Ohio University women's soccer senior midfielder/forward Maggie Murnane, an exercise physiology major with a 3.93 overall grade point average, was named to the 2013 Academic All-MAC Team.
Jan. 15, 2014
2013 Academic All-MAC Release
CLEVELAND -- Ohio University women's soccer senior midfielder/forward Maggie Murnane (Libertyville, Ill.) has been named to the 2013 Academic All-Mid-American Conference team, as announced by the conference office on Wednesday (Jan. 15).
An exercise physiology major with a 3.93 overall grade point average, Murnane started 19 of 20 games and logged 1,331 minutes while serving as team captain. She tied for fourth on the team with eight points, tallying three goals and two assists. She also ranked second on team with 17 shots on goal.
Five Bobcats received Academic All-MAC Honorable Mention, including junior midfielder Annie Beard (Mason, Ohio), sophomore defender Grace Campbell (Wadsworth, Ohio), junior defender Gabby Hausfeld (Cincinnati, Ohio), redshirt freshman midfielder/forward Sasha Haverchak (Akron, Ohio) and sophomore defender/midfielder Leah Sandercock (Strongsville, Ohio).
A journalism strategic communications major with a 3.73 overall GPA, Beard started 10 of the 17 games she played in, compiling 910 minutes.
An applied nutrition major with a 3.69 overall GPA, Campbell started 15 of the 20 games she played in, compiling 1,436 minutes.
A biological sciences and psychology major with a 3.41 overall GPA, Hausfeld was one of only three players to start all 20 games for Ohio in 2013. She logged a team-high 1,852 minutes.
A bios pre-physical therapy major with a 3.37 GPA, Haverchak started 10 of the 15 games she played in, compiling 807 minutes. She tallied a goal to finish the year with two points, posting five shots on goal.
A biological sciences and psychology major with a 3.48 GPA, Sandercock started 13 of the 16 games she played in, logging 1,216 minutes.
Campbell, Hausfeld and Sandercock helped Ohio log five shutouts in 2013.
Ohio's six honorees also helped the Bobcats earn the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Team Academic Award with a 3.30 team grade point average. Campbell, Hausfeld and Murnane were also named to the 2013 Academic All-Ohio NCAA Division I Third Team, as announced by the Ohio Collegiate Soccer Association, on Jan. 10.
Ohio qualified for the MAC Tournament for a fifth straight season, finishing the 2013 regular season with the program's first non-losing record (7-7-5) since 2009 and posting the program's most road victories (five) since 2004.