Case Western Reserve University sophomore midfielder Anika Washburn has been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Division III Women's Soccer First Team, based on her outstanding achievements both on the pitch and in the classroom.
By virtue of being named to the Academic All-District First Team, Washburn will be placed on the ballot for the Academic All-America team, with first-, second-, and third teams to be announced on Tuesday, December 3rd.
This is the first career Academic All-District honor for Washburn.
Washburn has started all 17 games for the Spartans this season, as she leads the team with 33 points on 14 goals and five assists. She has also contributed a team-high seven game-winning goals throughout the season. Washburn's 14 goals and 33 points are already a new single-season program record, while her seven game winning goals are also a program record. In addition, she currently ranks first among all University Athletic Association players in goals and points and has earned UAA Offensive Athlete of the Week honors on three separate occasions this season.
Washburn carries a 4.0 cumulative grade point average as a Computer Science major at CWRU, and has received UAA All-Academic honors.
Voting for the Academic All-District team is conducted by members of CoSIDA. Case Western Reserve is a part of District 7, which includes Division III student-athletes from colleges in Illinois, Indiana and Ohio.