2013-14 Women’s soccer posts nation’s highest GPA, receives NSCAA Academic Award

List of NSCAA Team Academic Award winners

SEWARD, Neb. – The National Soccer Coaches Association of America recently announced the 2013-14 Concordia University women’s soccer team as a recipient of the NSCAA Team Academic Award. Among the 586 women’s soccer teams across the NAIA and all NCAA divisions that garnered the award, Concordia posted the highest GPA nationally with its collective average of 3.75.

Head coach Greg Henson’s 2013-14 Bulldogs also topped all teams in the nation with 11 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes and was named an NAIA Scholar Team. In addition, Rachel Mussell, then a junior, received Capital One Academic All-District recognition after pacing the team in goals.

This year’s Concordia women’s soccer team, GPAC tournament champion and national tournament qualifier, is on track to place nine more individuals on the NAIA Scholar-Athlete list. Both Mussell and Melissa Stine were named Capital One Academic All-District. Mussell then earned Capital One Academic All-America Second Team recognition.

2013-14 Concordia women’s soccer scholar-athletes

  • Kayla Asche, Sr. | Lincoln, Neb. | Gerontology and Community health
  • Annalisa Condame, Jr. | Winter Springs, Fla. | Director of Christian Education/Psychology
  • Jordan Donohoue, Sr. | Manhattan, Kan. | Biology
  • Emily Fleming, Sr. | Gretna, Neb. | Biology and Psychology; Pre-Med
  • Meredith Hein, Jr. | Lincoln, Neb. | Exercise Science
  • Taylor Johnson, Jr. | Wichita, Kan. | Elementary Education
  • Louisa Mehl, Sr. | Concordia, Mo. | Elementary Education
  • Rachel Mussell, Jr. | Buffalo, Minn. | Secondary Education – Physical Science
  • Emmalynn Rodriguez, Jr. | Kansas City, Mo. | Early Childhood Education
  • Marcie Sindt, Jr. | Scottsbluff, Neb. | Exercise Science
  • Melissa Stine, Jr. | Omaha, Neb. | Biology