Gilbert, Au Named to Capital One Academic All-District Team | News
Junior forward Danielle Au and junior defender Gabrielle Gilbert earned spots on the 2012 Capital One Academic All-District 4 Women's Soccer Team, the College Sports Information Directors of America announced this afternoon. The 11-spot roster is selected from student-athletes in Alabama, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.
Au led the Gamecocks in goals, assists and points. Ten of her 11 points came against SEC competition, including a two-goal effort against Auburn. She ranks eighth in South Carolina history with 16 career goals and ninth in career points with 41 (16g, 9a). She has is a two-time member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
Gilbert started most of her games as a defender, registering three goals and two assists this season. On Oct. 7 against Georgia, Gilbert scored the game-winner to give the Gamecocks their first regular-season win over Georgia in six years. Gilbert is also a two-time member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
This year marks the seventh time since 2004 that South Carolina has had multiple honorees recognized on the CoSIDA Academic All-District Team.
South Carolina and Florida State were the only institutions to place more than one student-athlete on the team, earning two spots apiece.
2012 Academic All-District Women's Soccer Team - District 4 GK - Amy Howard, Auburn, Sr., Mandeville, La.
D - Emily Boggus, Presbyterian, Jr., Conyers, Ga.
D - Maggie Bosley, Wofford, Sr., Aiken, S.C.
D - Gabrielle Gilbert, South Carolina, Jr. Mississauga, Ontario D - Kassey Kallman, Florida State, Jr., Woodbury, Minn.
D - Casey Short, Florida State, Gr., Naperville, Ill.
M - Clarissa Hernandez, South Alabama, Jr., Pensacola, Fla.
M - Anna Lowe, Coastal Carolina, Sr., Littleton, Colo.
M - Sarah Schaidle, Charleston, Sr., Simpsonville, S.C.
F - Danielle Au, South Carolina, Jr., Suwanee, Ga.
F - McKenzie Barney, Florida, Sr., Sammamish, Wash.
F - Courtney Hurt, Jacksonville State, So., Huntsville Ala.
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