Stephanie McCaffrey Earns Preseason All-ACC Accolades
Aug. 18, 2014
Chestnut Hill, Mass. -
The Boston College women's soccer team was picked to finish eighth in the Atlantic Coast Conference preseason coaches' poll, released by the league on Monday. Senior forward Stephanie McCaffrey was voted to the preseason All-ACC Team.
Last season, McCaffrey earned All-ACC First-Team honors and was an NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division I Women's All-Southeast Region second-team honoree.
The Eagles speedy forward also shines in the classroom as she was a member of the All-ACC Academic team and an All-ACC honor roll honoree.
The Eagles, who finished the 2013 season 13-10-1 overall, 6-6-1 in the ACC, which was good for sixth place, tallied 95 points in the poll for eight place this season. Florida State placed first with eight first place votes, and 189 overall, while Virginia had one first place vote and 183 points for second.
The Tar Heels received one first place vote and 166 overall points for a third place finished while Virginia Tech had 150 points and is expected to place fourth. Duke was selected fifth with 135 points; while Notre Dame, which will be led by new head coach Theresa Romagnolo, is expected to placed sixth in the ACC.
Wake Forest received 104 points for seventh while BC is at eight with 95 points. Clemson, Louisville, Syracuse, Miami, NC State and Pittsburgh rounded out the preseason voting.
1. Florida State (189 points, 8 first place votes)
2. Virginia (183, 5)
3. North Carolina (166, 1)
4. Virginia Tech (150)
5. Duke (135)
6. Notre Dame (128)
7. Wake Forest (104)
8. Boston College (95)
9. Clemson (79)
10. Louisville (72)
11. Syracuse (56)
12. Miami (44)
13. NC State (42)
14. Pitt (16)
Preseason All-ACC Team
Morgan Brian, Sr., M, Virginia
Dagny Brynjarsdottir, Sr., M, Florida State
Danielle Colaprico, Sr., M, Virginia
Makenzy Doniak, Jr., F, Virginia
Christina Gibbons, So., D, Duke
Summer Green, Jr., F, North Carolina
Kristen Grubka, Sr., D, Florida State
Stephanie McCaffrey, Sr., F, Boston College
Ashley Meier, Jr., M, Virginia Tech
Cari Roccaro, Jr., M/D, Notre Dame
Kailen Sheridan, So, GK, Clemson