Six Deacs Named to All-ACC Academic Team
Feb. 1, 2018

By Wake Forest Athletic Communications (@WakeWSoccer)

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Six members of the Wake Forest women’s soccer team have been named to the 2017 All-ACC Academic Team, the conference announced Thursday, Feb. 1.

Freshmen Hannah Betfort and Vicky Krug, junior Bayley Feist and seniors Ally Haran, Maddie Huster and Lindsay Preston were all recognized by the conference for their success on the pitch and in the classroom.

The six Wake Forest student-athletes recognized marks the most in program history. It is also tied with NC State for the second-most representatives in the conference, trailing Duke with 10.

Minimum academic requirements for selection to the All-ACC Academic Team are a 3.0 grade point average for the previous semester and a 3.0 cumulative average during one's academic career for undergraduate students. Athletic achievements during the most recent season are also considered in selecting the All-ACC Academic Team.

A freshman from Charleston, South Carolina, Betfort was an immediate impact as a forward for the Demon Deacons in 2017. She started in 17 of 20 games played and finished second on the team with five goals, three of which were game-winning.

Feist, a junior majoring in communication, started all 21 games for the Deacs and led the team with a career-best eight goals. After the 2017 season, the Cincinnati, Ohio native was named to the 2017 All-ACC Third Team as well as the 2017 United Soccer Coaches All-East Region Third Team.

Haran, a senior captain who was drafted by Seattle Reign FC in the 2018 NWSL Draft, led the team in minutes played in 2017 with 1,939. Haran started all 21 games for the Deacs and played full time or more in 19 of those. The communication major anchored a backline that recorded 11 shutouts this season, the fourth-highest single season shutout record in program history.

Huster, a senior captain from Cincinnati, Ohio, is earning the recognition for the third time in her career. Huster started all 21 games for the Deacs and recorded four goals and two assists on the season, earning her a spot on the 2017 All-ACC Second Team and the 2017 United Soccer Coaches All-East Region Second Team. Huster earned a degree in health and exercise science before being drafted by the Washington Spirit in the 2018 NWSL Draft.

Krug, a Drebkau, Germany native, started all 21 games in the backfield for the Demon Deacons. She was named to the 2017 ACC All-Freshman Team and was a key component in the Deacons’ 11 shutouts this season.

A senior captain from Oviedo, Florida, Preston recorded eight solo shutouts and three combined shutouts in 2017. The economics major started all 21 games between the posts and was named to the All-ACC Second Team at the end of the season.

 

 

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