Women's Soccer's Katy Cross Named Academic All-America

The junior was the only Ivy League honoree.

Nov. 24, 2003

Philadelphia - Junior Katy Cross continues to accumulate postseason accolades, as she was named first-team Verizon Academic All-America by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Cross, who is a first-time honoree, was the only Ivy League women's soccer student-athlete to be named to the elite list.

A psychology major with a 3.95 GPA, Cross led both the team and the Ivy League in points (38) and goals (16). The forward established program records for points in a game (9), goals in a game (4), points in a season, goals in a season, points in a career (104) and goals in a career (42) in 2003. In addition, Cross ranks 11th in NCAA Division I in points per game (2.24) and 13th in NCAA Division I in goals per game (0.94).

A three-time first-team All-Ivy selection, the Claremont, Calif. native recently earned first-team Verizon Academic All-District II accolades and has been named to the Soccerbuzz.com Elite Team of the Week and the SoccerAmerica.com Team of the Week for Nov. 11, as well as Ivy League Player of the Week twice this season.

The Quakers finished the 2003 season with an overall record of 9-5-3 and a 3-3-1 mark in Ivy play.

Written by Tonia Sabino