Apr. 14, 2021
Four Eagles were named to the 2013 Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-District men and women’s soccer teams. The four honorees gave Biola the highest number of Academic All-District athletes in the Golden State Athletic Conference, which falls into the Capital One/CoSIDA College Division District Four.
Morgan Aukshunas was Biola’s lone winner on the women’s squad, while Daniel Chew, Stephen Day and Scott Hayes all received the nod on the men’s side.
The four honors between the two soccer teams are the most the squads have ever had in a single season. The soccer teams split three All-District honors between them last season. Also, As mentioned, the four honors are the most among GSAC schools, with Westmont earning three, Concordia bringing in two and Arizona Christian getting one.
Aukshunas, senior kinesiology major, and Day, senior journalism major, both earned their first career Capital One/CoSIDA honor. Chew, senior business administration major, and Hayes, senior intercultural studies major, earned the All-District honors last season. Hayes went on to be selected as an Academic All-American.
Athletes who are either a starter or key reserve and earn a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.30 over the course of their academic career are eligible to be nominated for the Capital One/CoSIDA All-American program. The first round of voting whittles this list of athletes down to the All-District teams, and then a second round of voting will pick from the list of All-District athletes to choose the Academic All-Americans. This list will be released Nov. 21.
Full lists of District Four winners can be found below:
Morgan Aukshunas – Biola
Linsey Johnson – Northwest Christian
Erika Thompson – Our Lady of the Lake
Rachel Lynn – MidAmerica Christian
Christine Adams – Westmont
Katherine Teinert – Wayland Baptist
Sydney Paulsen – Southern Oregon
Kailey Moss – Eastern Oregon
Alison Hensley – Westmont
Jacque Bundtrock Northwest Christian
Chelseas Ruland – Arizona Christian
Daniel Chew – Biola
Stephen Day – Biola
Scott Hayes – Biola
Giuseppe Frattaroli – Menlo
Jose Casteneda – Menlo
Max McCrink – Concordia (CA)
Daniel Jobe Johnsen – Westmont
Almir Celebic – Warner Pacific
Daniel Smyth – SOKA
Manuel Duenas – Westminster
Alejandro Rubio – Oklahoma University of Science & Arts
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