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Mocs Women's Lacrosse's Julia Couch Named CoSIDA Academic-All-District ®

Mocs Women's Lacrosse's Julia Couch Named CoSIDA Academic-All-District ®

AUSTIN, Texas – Florida Southern College women's lacrosse student-athlete Julia Couch has been voted to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District® Women's At-Large Team.

CoSIDA does not produce All-District® or All-America® teams for several sports, including women's lacrosse. Those sports are all lumped together in the At-Large category.

The 2020 Academic All-District® Women's At-Large Team recognizes the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances in athletic competition and in the classroom. Honorees selected Academic All-District® will advance to the CoSIDA Academic All-America® ballot. Academic All-America® honorees will be announced from June 16-19.

A Communication, Advertising, PR & Film Studies major, Couch recently graduated with a perfect 4.0 grade point average. On the field, the attack recorded 15 goals and five assists in 2020, playing in all nine games. For her career, she has produced 67 goals and 61 assists, in 66 career games played. She has collected 44 groundballs, caused 13 turnovers, and has 14 draw controls.

The Mocs finished the 2020 season ranked No. 7 in the nation by the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association. Florida Southern posted a 6-3 record, with wins over several ranked programs, including No. 1 Adelphi, 8-4, No. 21 Seton Hill, 19-3, and No. 6 Regis (Colo.).

NCAA DIVISION II – DISTRICT 5 (Gulf South, Southern Intercollegiate, Sunshine State)
FIRST TEAM

Sport Name School Yr. GPA Major
Tennis Berta Bonardi University of West Florida Jr. 3.64 Exercise Science
Beach Volleyball Ally Bottenfield Palm Beach Atlantic University Sr. 3.92 Journalism
Lacrosse Julia Couch Florida Southern College Sr. 4.00 Communication, Advertising, PR & Film Studies
Golf Josefina Foa Torres Barry University Sr. 3.96 Finance
Swimming Caily Friel Nova Southeastern University Sr. 3.91 Recreational Therapy
Crew Theresa Gadilhe Florida Tech Sr. 3.85 Business Administration / Accounting
Golf Sofia Garcia Austt Nova Southeastern University Jr. 3.85 Business Management
Lacrosse Katie Gerber University of Alabama in Huntsville So. 4.00 Nursing
Beach Volleyball Payton Gidney Spring Hill College Sr. 4.00 Psychology
Golf Helen Kreuzer Lynn University Sr. 3.99 Sports Management
Golf Noemie Paré Barry University Sr. 3.96 Management
Crew Svetlana Ristin Florida Tech Gr. 3.60 Biochemistry
Swimming Ester Rizzetto University of West Florida So. 4.00 Political Science