Hawkins named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Team

Sophomore represents MT on national academic award list

October 31, 2013 · @MTAthletics

CoSIDA Release

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Sophomore Tori Hawkins of the Middle Tennessee soccer team was named to the 2013 Capital One Academic All-District Team for District 3 as announced by College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Hawkins boasts a 4.0 cumulative grade point averages (GPA), while majoring in aerospace and aviation engineering. This marks the second-straight season that a Blue Raider has made the CoSIDA Academic All-District Team.

This season, Hawkins has started all 17 matches for MT, averaging 75.6 minutes per contest. The forward is third on the team with 10 points, netting three goals and dishing out four assists. She posts a team-high two game-winning goals on the year. Hawkins recorded game-winners against Tennessee Tech and UAB.

Hawkins was named Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week Sept. 23, marking her first-career conference weekly honor and the first for the Blue Raiders in the C-USA era. The accolade came after MT rolled over Alabama A&M 8-0 Sept. 20 and the sophomore notched five points. She had a hand in four of the Blue Raiders' eight goals, netting one and dishing out three assists.

The Murfreesboro, Tenn., native was joined on the District 3 list by student-athletes from Wake Forest, Belmont, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Radford, High Point and Duke. As a First Team selection, Hawkins will advance to the Capital One Academic All-America Team ballot, where first, second and third team All-America honorees will be selected later this month.

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