Courtesy: MAAC Sports

Monmouth’s Julie Spracklin Named to 2016 NSCAA Division I Women's Scholar All-American Second Team

Courtesy:  MAAC Sports
Release:  December 15, 2016

EDISON, NJ – The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) announced today the NCAA Division I Women’s Scholar All-American Teams. Monmouth University’s senior defender Julie Spracklin was named to the NSCAA Women’s Scholar All-American Second Team.

Spracklin is a health studies major, who compiled a 3.51 grade-point average. The senior helped lead Monmouth to its second MAAC Championship in program history as well as its fourth NCAA Championship berth. Spracklin, a 2016 All-MAAC First Team selection tallied four goals and five assists on the season for the Hawks. In addition to this honor, Spracklin was also named to the NSCAA Scholar All-Region First Team, NSCAA All-Region First Team, and 2016 MAAC All-Academic Team.

Student-athletes receiving Scholar All-America recognition at these levels meet the following criteria:

  • 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) or better throughout career
  • Start more than 50 percent of all games and significantly contribute to their team
  • Nominated by head coach of current NSCAA College Services member institution
  • Junior or above in academic standing; and, if a transfer student, in second year at school

Players on this year’s Scholar All-America Teams will be formally acknowledged for their accomplishments on the field and in the classroom at the NSCAA All-America Luncheon on January 14, 2017 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in conjunction with the 2017 NSCAA Convention.

About the NSCAA

Celebrating its 75th Anniversary in 2016, the National Soccer Coaches Association was founded in 1941 and is based in Kansas City, Mo. It is a non-profit organization with the mission of advocating for, educating and serving soccer coaches to encourage excellence and elevate the game.

The NSCAA is the world’s largest soccer coaches’ organization with members at every level of the game from youth to professional. Benefits of membership are wide ranging including a national coaching education program, $1 million of general liability insurance, recognition for players and coaches as All Americas and Coaches of the Year, the annual NSCAA Convention, networking and mentor opportunities, Soccer Journal magazine and much more. To learn more, visit www.nscaa.com.

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