Katz Named to District Team in CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Program
NEW LONDON, Conn.--Connecticut College senior Sharon Katz of Barrington, R.I. has been named to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine District One Women´s Soccer All-Academic Second Team. A third team selection in 2008, Katz is making her second straight appearance on the District 1 squad.
Katz accounted for 10 points this fall to lead the Camel offense. She scored three goals and finished seventh in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) with four assists. In her four years as a Camel, Katz amassed 15 goals, six assists and 36 points.
Connecticut College women´s soccer coach Winnie Edmed was pleased to hear of Katz´s achievement.
"We are so lucky to have a player in our program like Sharon," Edmed said. "She works hard every day, has a great attitude, her teammates love her, and she is extremely talented."
Katz made an immediate impact on the program, netting four scores in her freshman season. She was honored by her peers as the 2006 Rookie of the Year. Katz was recognized as the NESCAC Player of the Week Oct. 1, 2007 and closed out her sophomore season with four goals, two assists and 10 points. She netted a team-high four goals in 2008.
In the classroom, Katz has been nothing short of magnificent and has received numerous academic accolades. During her sophomore year, Katz received the Macroeconomic Award, the Psychology 101 Award and the Math Award from the College.
She spent her spring semester of 2008 abroad at St. Andrew´s University in Scotland.
A Dean's High Honors Student, Katz will receive her degree in economics and minor in mathematics.
November 11, 2009