Three Women's Soccer Players Named to All-ACC Academic Team
Feb. 18, 2014
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - Three members of the Boston College women's soccer team were named to the All-ACC Academic Team as announced by the Atlantic Coast Conference today. Junior Stephanie McCaffrey, sophomore McKenzie Meehan and freshman Hayley Dowd all earned a spot on the team.
This is the third season in which McCaffrey has been named to the All-ACC Academic team and the second time McKenzie Meehan has earned the honor. For Dowd it is a first time honor.
McCaffrey, a junior from Winchester, Mass., was a first-team All-ACC selection this past season. She was the teams’ second leading scorer with a career-high 12 goals, nine assists for 33 points. She tied the record for most points in a single game with two goals, four assists for eight points in the win over Hofstra. McCaffrey is also a three-time All-ACC honor roll student and an Athletics Director’s Award for Academic Achievement honoree.
Meehan, a sophomore from Rhode Island, was a second-team All-ACC selection. She was a second-team All-ACC selection this past season. Meehan set a new single season scoring record at BC with 20 goals and finished the season with 41 points. An All-ACC honor roll student, Meehan was also an Athletics Director’s Award for Academic Achievement honoree.
Dowd, a native of Peabody, Mass., has played in all 20 games with one start. She has supplied offense off the bench for the Eagles with three goals and three assists for nine points this season. Dowd is the only freshman to play in every a game for Boston College this year.
To be eligible for All-ACC Academic Team consideration, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during her academic career.