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GREENSBORO, N.C. – Three members of the Virginia Tech women’s soccer team were named to the ACC All-Academic women's soccer team, which was announced by conference commissioner John Swofford on Thursday morning. Senior Jennifer Harvey, junior Brittany Michels and freshman Dayle Colpitts were all honored by the conference for their performance in the classroom and on the field this year. Maryland's Caitlin McDowell was named the conference's Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

Harvey earns the conference accolades for the third time in her career after recently being awarded the ACC’s Weaver-James-Corrigan postgraduate scholarship. The Roanoke, Va., native was named an ESPN Academic All-American earlier this year, and was named to the CoSIDA/ ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District III for the third time after the completion of her senior season. Harvey wrapped up her collegiate career tied for first all-time at Tech, playing in 86 career games, and second, making 84 career starts. A chemistry major, Harvey’s team-leading six goals in her final season helped her into seventh place all-time at Tech with 18 career goals, while her 15 points brought her career total to 44, good for 10th all-time.

Michels, a Virginia Beach, Va., native is honored for her academic performance for the second-straight year. The apparel, housing and resource management major has been a staple on the Hokie defense over the last two seasons but has also had opportunities to contribute on offense as well. Michels scored one goal and assisted another this year, good for three points, while also assisting her keeper in earning four shut outs.

Colpitts, who hails from Fredericton, New Bruswick, Canada, made her mark at Tech in her collegiate premiere, as she has already put her name in the all-time record books. Her 1,913 minutes is good for seventh all-time, while her four shutouts and 10 wins rank her seventh and fifth, respectively. Colpitts, a biology major, was also named the ACC All-Freshman team after the 2010 season.

2010 All-ACC Academic Women's Soccer Team

Name, Class, School Pos. Major

Julia Bouchelle, Jr., Boston College M Marketing

Amy Caldwell, Sr., Boston College F Elementary Education

Hannah Cerrone, Sr. Boston College M/D Communications

Brooke Knowlton, Sr., Boston College F Communications

Alyssa Pember, Jr., Boston College D Human Development

*Maddy Elder, So., Clemson F Biological Sciences

*Tara Campbell, So., Duke GK Undeclared

Maddy Haller, So., Duke M/D Undeclared

Kaitlyn Kerr, Fr., Duke M Undeclared

Molly Lester, Sr., Duke D History

Mollie Pathman, Fr., Duke F Undeclared

Ashley Rape, Jr., Duke D Political Science

Laura Weinberg, Fr.. Duke F Undeclared

Janice Cayman, Sr., Florida State M/F International Affairs

Amanda DaCosta. Sr., Florida State M Sports Management

*Tori Huster, Jr., Florida State M Exercise Science

Ines Jaurena, So., Florida State D/M Communication

Kassey Kallman, Fr., Florida State D Business

Casey Short, Jr., Florida State M Criminology

Kelsey Wys, So., Florida State GK Sports Management

Yewande Balogun, Jr., Maryland GK Marketing

Colleen Deegan, Sr., Maryland D Accounting

*Molly Dreska, Sr., Maryland M Marketing

**Caitlin McDowell, Sr., Maryland D Marketing

*Ashlee Burt, Jr., Miami D/M Psychology

#Brittney Macdonald, Sr., Miami D Biology

#Brittney Steinbruch, Sr., Miami M Sports Administration

**Ali Hawkins, Sr., North Carolina M Political Science/Economics

Ranee Premji, So., North Carolina M Undeclared

Kealia Ohai, Fr., North Carolina F Undeclared

*Tanya Cain, Jr., NC State F Accounting

*Paige Dugal, Jr., NC State D Biological Sciences

Kim Kern, Jr., NC State GK Sports Management

*Colleen Flanagan, Sr., Virginia M/D Sociology

Maggie Kistner, Jr., Virginia D/M Psychology

*Meghan Lenczyk, Sr., Virginia F Psychology

*Morgan Stith, So., Virginia D Undeclared

Dayle Colpitts, Fr., Virginia Tech GK Biology

**Jennifer Harvey, Sr., Virginia Tech M Chemistry

*Brittany Michels, Jr.., Virginia Tech M/F Apparel, Housing and Resource Management

Aubrey Bledsoe, Fr., Wake Forest GK Undelcared

*Bianca D’Agostino, Sr., Wake Forest M Communications

*Jackie Logue, So., Wake Forest D Undeclared

Casey Luckhurst, Sr., Wake Forest M/F Economics

Katie Stengel, Fr., Wake Forest F Undeclared

2010 Women’s Soccer Scholar-Athlete of the Year: Caitlin McDowell, Maryland

# - Four-time honoree

** - Three-time honoree

* - Two-time honoree

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