Oct. 31, 2012
Chestnut Hill, Mass. - Boston College sophomore midfielder Emma Plasteras was named to the 2012 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Team, the league announced on Wednesday afternoon. She was one of 17 student-athletes chosen by a vote of conference coaches.
Plasteras has started every game of the season and is tied for the team lead with four assists. She has also scored two goals. A strong midfielder, she plays all 70 minutes of every game.
"I am so thrilled for Emma to be recognized by the ACC coaches," head coach Ainslee Lamb said. "This is quite a compliment and accomplishment to receive this prestigious honor. It is exciting to see Emma rewarded for all of her preparation, hard work and commitment to contributing all that she can to the team's success. She has put forth tremendous effort to be performing at this elite level and it is amazing that as a sophomore, she is achieving this level of play. It is exciting that her future holds many more accolades and successes."
All six of the league's teams are represented on the All-ACC squad, led by five student-athletes from top-ranked North Carolina, four from No. 6 Virginia, and three from No. 7 Maryland. Wake Forest and Duke had two student-athletes recognized.
The Eagles will take on Wake Forest in the first round of the ACC Tournament on Thursday, Nov. 1 at 1 p.m.
2012 All-ACC Team
Emma Plasteras So. M Boston College
Emmie Le Marchand Jr. M/F Duke
Paula Heimbach Jr. D Duke
Harriet Tibble Sr. D Maryland
Jill Witmer Jr. F Maryland
Megan Frazer Sr. M Maryland
Caitlin Van Sickle Sr. B North Carolina
Charlotte Craddock So. F North Carolina
Emily Wold Fr. M/B North Carolina
Katie Ardrey Sr. F North Carolina
Kelsey Kolojejchick Sr. M North Carolina
Elly Buckley Jr. B Virginia
Jenny Johnstone So. GK Virginia
Michelle Vittese RSr. M Virginia
Paige Selenski RSr. F Virginia
Anna Kozniuk So. B/M Wake Forest
Lizzie Rae Sr. M/F Wake Forest