Oct. 31, 2012
IRVING, Texas--UAB women's soccer junior midfielder Kirsten Ebertwas named to the Conference USA All-Academic first team, the league office announced Wednesday.
The Suwanee, Ga., native boasts a 3.90 GPA in her major of communications and is a two-time C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll honoree and Academic Medal recipient.
In the 2012 season, Ebert made 17 starts in 18 appearances, logged 1,503 minutes on the pitch, and recorded one goal in the match against Rice (Oct. 14).
The Blazers have had six student-athletes named to the Conference USA All-Academic team over the last three years.
2012 CONFERENCE USA WOMEN'S SOCCER ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM
Name - School - Class - GPA - Major
Caty Butler - East Carolina - Senior - 3.89 - Exercise Sports Science (Sport Studies)
Samantha Sackos - Houston - Junior - 3.82 - Mathematical Biology
**Sarah Vinson - Marshall - Senior - 4.00 - Pre-Dietetics
Bailey Pembroke - Memphis - Senior - 4.00 - Marketing Management
*Julia Barrow - Rice - Senior - 3.92 - English (Poverty, Justice & Human Capabilities)
**Lauren LaGro - Rice - Senior - 3.87 - Kinesiology (Sports Medicine)
Mallory Baum - SMU - Senior - 3.61 - Electrical Engineering/Mathematics
**Caitlin Leumas - Southern Miss - Senior - 4.00 - Kinesiotherapy
*Claire Hulcer - Tulsa - Senior - 3.95 - Marketing
Kirsten Ebert - UAB - Junior - 3.90 - Communications
*Tishia Jewell - UCF - Senior - 3.75 - Master's, Non-Profit Management & Public Administration
Tess Hall - UTEP - Senior - 3.86 - Kinesiology
Tori Martyn - UTEP - Junior - 4.00 - Kinesiology