Miller and Reigle Earn Academic All-America Honors
Nov. 29, 2012
MILWAUKEE - Marquette women's soccer players, senior Ally Miller and junior Kate Reigle, have been honored for their success this season on the field and in the classroom earning Capital One Academic All-America honors for the 2012 season. Miller was named to the first team, while Reigle was a third team selection.
"Ally and Kate are fantastic students and athletes," head coach Markus Roeders said. "These are well deserved honors and we couldn't be more proud of them. They have committed themselves to excel at the very highest level in the classroom, on the field and in the community. Ally has had an awesome career and capped it off with a highlight filled senior campaign. We are fortunate to have Kate with us one more year and look forward to 2013 and what it will bring for our team."
This year's BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year, Miller has accumulated a 3.86 grade point average as an advertising and marketing major. She is also a finalist for the Senior CLASS Award. Miller anchored MU's backfield all season in producing a team-record and NCAA-leading 17 shutouts. She scored a career-best seven goals this season to help the Golden Eagles advance to the Sweet 16 round in the NCAA Championship. Miller was named BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year and earned BIG EAST Championship all-tournament team honors as the team won the conference championship for a first time in program history and earned a fourth consecutive BIG EAST American Division crown. Miller is set to graduate in May.
Reigle has accumulated a perfect 4.0 grade point average in every semester at MU as a biomedical sciences major. She has been a consistent scorer for the Golden Eagles coming off of the bench. Reigle scored five goals this season and handed out five assists for 15 points and has taken 10 shots on goal. She will return in 2013 to play her senior season.