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Achterhof Named to United Soccer Coaches All-South Region Second Team

November 29, 2018
By ODU Athletics

NORFOLK, Va. – Iris Achterhof (Groningen, Netherlands) of the Old Dominion women’s soccer team was named to the 2018 United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division I Women's All-South Region Second Team on Wednesday afternoon.

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Achterhof was named to the All-Conference 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 also garnered Second Team honors.

Achterhof finished second on team for points with 13. Her seven assists were also second on the team and ranked fifth in the C-USA. Those seven assists also ranked as the sixth most in school history for a single season. Her two assists against WKU were 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 2018 InTouch Credit Union C-USA Women’s All-Academic First Team. She also earned 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District Three First Team honors, selected by CoSIDA, which recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom. 

Achterhof 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.


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