Rick Voight

Achterhof Named to All-Academic First Team

November 01, 2018
By ODU Athletics

NORFOLK, Va. – Iris Achterhof of the Old Dominion women’s soccer team was named to the 2018 InTouch Credit Union C-USA Women’s All-Academic First Team on Thursday, as announced by league officials.

Achterhof (Groningen, Netherlands) has made Dean’s List every term while in school and has also earned Commissioner’s Honor Roll (3.0 or higher) and the Commissioner’s Medals (3.75 or higher) every year in school as well. She boasts a cumulative GPA of 3.99 as Business Analytics and Finance double major.

Achterhof finished second on team for points with 13. Her seven assists were also second on the team and rank fifth in the C-USA. Those seven assist also ranked as the sixth most in school history for a single season. Her two assists against WKU are tied for the most in a single game among C-USA players this season. She scored a goal against LA Tech, Mt. St. Mary’s and UTSA. Achterhof had an assist against Richmond, Towson, Mt. St. Mary’s, UTEP and North Texas. ODU was 5-0-1 when Achterhof has at least one assist in a match. Achterhof was named to the Third Team in 2016 and 2017 and was named the C-USA Freshman of the Year and garnered Second Team accolades in 2015. This season, she garnered Second Team honors.

2018 InTouch Credit Union Conference USA Women’s Soccer All-Academic Team

First Team
Julia Grainda, Charlotte, Jr., F, Cornelius, North Carolina, 3.892 GPA in exercise science
Megan Greene, Charlotte, Jr., F, Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina, 3.844 GPA in finance
Ebba Blomqvist, Florida Atlantic, Sr., D, Skovde, Sweden, 3.822 GPA in biological science
Alex Maxson, Florida Atlantic, Jr., D, Naples, Florida, 3.914 GPA in finance and international business
Peyton DePriest, Middle Tennessee, So., F, Franklin, Tennessee, 3.916 GPA in exercise science
Amber Hoot, Middle Tennessee, Jr., MF, Churubusco, Indiana, 4.000 GPA in biochemistry
Iris Achterhof, Old Dominion, Sr., F, Groningen, Netherlands, 3.99 GPA in business analytics and finance
Ola Akinniyi, Southern Miss, Sr., D, Denton, Texas, 3.722 GPA in architectural engineering
JoAnnie Ramos, Southern Miss, So., M, Katy, Texas, 4.000 GPA in nursing
Kelsey Daugherty, UAB, Sr., GK, Kennesaw, Georgia, 3.818 GPA in kinesiology: fitness leadership
Sarah Gorham, WKU, R-Sr., MF, Lexington, Kentucky, 3.97 GPA in recreation and sport administration

Second Team
Jamie Fankhauser, Charlotte, Jr., MF, Kernersville, North Carolina, 3.850 GPA in pre-business
Ashley Seltzer, Marshall, Sr., D, Knoxville, Tennessee, 3.63 GPA in marketing
Carolin Englehard, Middle Tennessee, Jr., MF/D, Laatzen, Germany, 3.870 GPA in political science
Sydney Navarro, Middle Tennessee, Sr., D, Claremont, California, 3.580 GPA in liberal studies
Dominique James, North Texas, Jr., D, Fort Worth, Texas, 3.818 GPA in logistic and supply chain
Natalie Presedo, UAB, Jr., MF, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 3.908 GPA in biology & anthropology
Carleigh Simmons, UTEP, Sr., D, Van Alstyne, Texas, 3.94 GPA in mechanical engineering
Michelle Cole, UTSA, Sr., GK, Anchorage, Alaska, 3.83 GPA in biomedical engineering
Kaylyn Bryant, WKU, Jr., D, Boynton Beach, Florida, 3.94 GPA in biology
Megan Morris, WKU, Sr., D, Fenton, Missouri, 3.96 GPA in accounting
Nicole Roseland, WKU, Sr., MF, Altamonte Springs, Florida, 3.86 GPA in finance




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