Kulla, McBride, Page and Reigle Earn CoSIDA All-District Honors
Nov. 7, 2011
MILWAUKEE - Four members of the three-time BIG EAST American Division champion Marquette University women's soccer team were honored for their hard work on the field and inside the classroom as seniors Natalie Kulla, Kerry McBride and Lindsey Page, and sophomore Kate Reigle were all named to Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-District 6 Team. Kulla, McBride and Reigle earned first team honors, while Page was tabbed to the second team.
First team selections have the opportunity to be named to the Capital One Academic All-America team, which will be released on Dec. 1.
With a 3.56 cumulative grade point average in civil engineering, Kulla earns first team honors for the first time of her decorated career at Marquette. Kulla is MU's all-time shutouts leader with 42 for her career, including 10 this season. Kulla owns a league-leading 0.62 goals against average and was recently named the BIG EAST Goalkeeper of the Year for the second straight season. Kulla earned second team honors following the 2010 season.
McBride, also a civil engineering major with a 3.52 GPA, has anchored Marquette's back line as its sweeper this season. She has helped lead one of the league's best defenses to allow just seven goals in 11 conference games, and earned repeat BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year honors for her efforts. McBride help to limit the opposition to just 2.5 shots on goal per game, and just 3.0 shots on goal in BIG EAST play. It is McBride's first all-district selection by CoSIDA. McBride earned NSCAA Second Team Scholar All-America honors following the 2010 season.
Reigle, a biomedical science major with a perfect 4.0 grade point average, has been an integral member of Marquette's midfield this season. Reigle has started in all 20 contests and ranks tied for third on the team with 15 points on four goals and seven assists. It is Reigle's first all-district selection by CoSIDA.
Page, a valuable attacker for Marquette with a 3.62 grade point average as a nursing major, has put together a remarkable senior season with a career-high five goals and six assists. It is Page's first all-district selection by CoSIDA.