Nov. 30, 2012
Chestnut Hill, MA -
Boston College midfielder Kristen Mewis was named to the 2012 NSCAA/Continental Tire NSCAA Women's Division I All-America first team as announced this afternoon by the NSCAA.
Mewis is one of 17 student-athletes making a repeat appearance on the NSCAA All-America team. She was a first team selection in 2010 and a third-team honoree in 2011.
A native of Hanson, Mass, Mewis was recently named a semifinalist for the 2012 Missouri Athletic Club's Hermann Trophy, the most prestigious individual award in intercollegiate soccer. She is one of 15 women across the country to be named to the prominent list of college soccer players.
Mewis has been a preseason Hermann Trophy honoree three straight times. She was named a semifinalist for the first time in her career in 2010.
The Eagles midfielder was an All-ACC first team selection and was just named to the TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Season - first team. She is the first BC player to earn ACC accolades four straight seasons. Mewis was also a College Sports Madness All-American first team selection.
She led the team in scoring (44 points), goals (16) and assists (12) this season. The 16 goals is a career-high, and was the second time a player scored 16 goals in a single season. Her 44 points in a single-season was one point off the program record of 45 points. Mewis became the program's all-time leading scorer early in the season when she notched her first career hat trick vs. Harvard.
In four seasons, Mewis compiled 39 goals, 38 assists for 116 career points. She is the first player in program history to surpass the 100 point plateau.