ALBANY, N.Y. – UAlbany's Paula Heuser has been selected to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District I At-Large Team, the organization announced on Thursday.
Heuser, a 2015-16 CoSIDA Academic Second Team All-American, earns a place on the all-district team for the third consecutive year. This honor also nominates her for Academic All-America this season, which will be voted on starting next week.
Heuser is one of 10 Division I student-athletes in District I to land on the All-District Team. District I includes New York state and all of New England.
On the field this season, the senior midfielder was a finalist for the Honda Award, finishing in the top-20 nationally in goals, assists and points per game, totaling 17 goals, 13 assists for 47 points. She earned NFHCA First Team All-America honors and America East Midfielder of the Year.
In the classroom, Heuser, who will graduate this spring, stands with a 3.87 GPA as a business major. She was recognized as the 2016 America East Scholar-Athlete for field hockey and is a member of the NFHCA National Academic Squad.
The CoSIDA at-large category includes beach volleyball, bowling, crew/rowing, fencing, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, rifle, skiing, swimming, tennis, men's volleyball, water polo and men's wrestling.