Rebecca Angstadt Named Academic All-American
WALTHAM, Mass. - Moravian College senior women’s tennis
player Rebecca Angstadt (Hamburg, PA/Hamburg HS) has been named to
the 2008 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America College Division
Women’s At-Large First Team selected by the College Sports
Information Directors of America for a second consecutive year.
The At-Large program includes the sports of fencing, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, rifle, skiing, swimming, tennis and water polo for men and women, crew and field hockey for women and volleyball and wrestling for men.
Angstadt helped the Greyhounds to a 10-6 record this season. Moravian had a 6-0 mark during the inaugural Landmark Conference regular season, and the Greyhounds won the 2008 Landmark Conference Tournament Championship. Angstadt was a 2007 ESPN The Magazine First Team Academic All-American and was also named the Landmark Conference Senior Scholar-Athlete for women’s tennis and Moravian’s Co Senior Blue & Grey Female Scholar-Athlete this spring.
Angstadt played sixth singles for the Greyhounds, posting a 17-5 record this past season. She was 12-3 in dual matches and posted a 10-1 mark at sixth singles. Angstadt was named to the 2008 Landmark All-Conference Second Team and was one of Moravian’s two Robbins ECAC Scholar-Athletes. Angstadt has graduated with a 4.00 grade-point average and a dual major in accounting and mathematics.
Angstadt is the 33rd ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American in Moravian history and the 28th in the last 15 years.
The Academic All-America® Teams program honors 816 male and female student-athletes annually who have succeeded at the highest level on the playing field and in the classroom. Individuals are selected through voting by CoSIDA, the College Sports Information Directors of America; a 2,000-member organization consisted of sports public relations professionals for colleges and universities in the United States and Canada.
To be eligible, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve, maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.20 on a scale of 4.00, have reached sophomore athletic and academic standings at his/her current institution and be nominated by his/her sports information director. Since the program’s inception in 1952, CoSIDA has bestowed Academic All-America honors on more than 14,000 student-athletes in Divisions I, II, III and NAIA covering all NCAA championship sports.
The College Division is made up of all the NCAA Division II and III schools in the nation as well as all NAIA schools. Student-athletes from NCAA Division I schools are named to the University Division Teams. District II is made up of schools from Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.