Athletics News

Twenty-Two Notre Dame Student-Athletes Garner Atlantic Coast Conference All-Academic Honors For Fall Sports
Harrison Shipp headlined the list of 22 Fighting Irish student-athletes to ACC All-Academic honors in their respective fall sports.
 
Harrison Shipp headlined the list of 22 Fighting Irish student-athletes to ACC All-Academic honors in their respective fall sports.

Feb. 21, 2014

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - Twenty-two University of Notre Dame student-athletes from five Fighting Irish fall sports earned Atlantic Coast Conference All-Academic honors.

To be eligible for consideration for the All-ACC Academic team, a student-athlete, regardless of classification, must have earned a 3.00 grade-point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during his or her academic career.

Notre Dame's total of 22 student-athletes honored from the five fall sports in which the Fighting Irish competed, ranked second only to Duke's 23 honorees.

The men's and women's cross country teams had 11 student-athletes (six men and five women) earn All-ACC Academic honors, making up half of Notre Dame's total. It also was the most by any ACC school.

Those named to the men's team included: Timothy Ball (So., Piscataway, N.J., Undeclared); Michael Clevenger (So., Decatur, Ill., Science Pre-Professional); Martin Grady (Sr., Burr Ridge, Ill., Accountancy); Jake Kildoo (Jr., Grove City, Pa., Philosophy); Patrick Lesiewicz (Sr., Schaumburg, Ill., Mathematics) and J.P. Malette (Gr., Windsor, Ontario, MBA).

The five student-athletes named fro the Irish women's team were Alexa Aragon (Sr., Billings, Mont., Science Pre-Professional); Kelly Curran (Sr., Bloomington, Ill., Science-Business), Hannah Eckstein (Jr., Middletown, N.J., International Economics), Gabriella Gonzales (Jr., Florence, Ky., Biology) and Molly Seidel (So., Hartland, Wis., Anthropology).

Notre Dame had more men's soccer players named to the ACC All-Academic team than any other school with six players from that national championship squad selected to the list. Senior Harrison Shipp, finance major from Lake Forest, Ill., headlined the team and was named the ACC's Men's Soccer Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Also on the team were: Patrick Hodan (So., Brookfield, Wisc., Undeclared); Evan Panken (So., Edina, Minn., Science Pre-Professional); Luke Mishu (Sr., Knoxville, Tenn., Psychology), Grant Van De Casteele (Sr., Plano, Texas, Finance) and Patrick Wall (Sr., Sugarland, Texas, Aerospace Engineering).

The women's soccer team had three honorees: Mandy Laddish (Sr., Lee's Summit, Mo., Marketing), Cari Roccaro (So., East Islip, N.Y., Sociology) and Elizabeth Tucker (Sr., Jacksonville, Fla,., Accountancy).

Volleyball players Maggie Brindock (Sr., Rockwall, N.J., Film, Television and Theatre) and Sammie Brown (Sr., Santa Barbara, Calif., Management Consulting) were the final two Notre Dame student-athletes to earn all-ACC Academic accolades.

--ND--

Shop Now

Medifast

Auctions

Official ND Online Auctions // Bid Now »

Gear Store

Get your Official ND Gear // Shop Now »

Event Calendar

Delta

February 12
2:00 PM
Utah
Tempe, Ariz. (TSC Field 4)
February 12
7:00 PM
Kentucky
Tempe, Ariz. (TSC Field 4)
February 12
3:30 PM
Pittsburgh
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)

WatchND Tennis
Live Stats
February 12
6:40 PM
Maine
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)

NBC Sports Network
WatchND
NBC Sports Network
February 12
All Day
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio
February 12
All Day
Junior Olympics
Cleveland, OH (Convention Center)
February 12
All Day
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa
February 13
4:00 PM
Louisville
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ESPN2
WatchND
HALFTIME PERFORMANCE: Alexandria Aces
February 13
1:30 PM
BYU
Tempe, Ariz. (TSC Field 4)
February 13
4:00 PM
California
Tempe, Ariz. (TSC Field 4)
February 13
12:00 PM
Stanford
Notre Dame, Ind. (Loftus Sports Center)

WatchND
February 13
4:00 PM
Michigan
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)

WatchND Tennis
Live Stats
February 13
7:10 PM
Maine
Notre Dame, Ind. (Compton Family Ice Arena)

NBC Sports Network
WatchND
NBC Sports Network
February 13
All Day
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa
February 13
All Day
Junior Olympics
Cleveland, OH (Convention Center)
February 13
All Day
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio
February 14
1:00 PM
Miami
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC-Regional Sports Networks package
Pulse FM (96.9/92.1)/WatchND
WatchND
Pink Zone/Play4Kay Game
February 14
11:00 AM
Georgia State
Tempe, Ariz. (Farrington Stadium)
February 14
1:00 PM
Michigan
Ann Arbor, Mich. (Varsity Tennis Center)
February 14
All Day
Junior Olympics
Cleveland, OH (Convention Center)
February 15
All Day
Junior Olympics
Cleveland, OH (Convention Center)
February 17
All Day
ACC Championships
Greensboro, N.C. (Greensboro Aquatic Center)
February 17
TBA
Purdue
West Lafayette, Ind. (Schwartz Tennis Center)
February 18
7:00 PM
Wake Forest
Winston-Salem, N.C. (Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum)

Pulse FM (96.9/92.1)/WatchND
WatchND
February 18
All Day
ACC Championships
Greensboro, N.C. (Greensboro Aquatic Center)
February 19
9:00 PM
Santa Clara
Santa Clara, Calif. (Stephen Schott Stadium)

WHME 103.1 FM
WatchND
February 19
4:00 PM
Utah Valley
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 19
8:30 PM
Washington
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 19
7:05 PM
Providence
Providence, R.I. (Schneider Arena)

WatchND
February 19
All Day
ACC Championships
Greensboro, N.C. (Greensboro Aquatic Center)
February 20
8:00 PM
Georgia Tech
McCamish Pavilion

ESPN2
WatchND
February 20
9:00 PM
Santa Clara
Santa Clara, Calif. (Stephen Schott Stadium)

WHME 103.1 FM
WatchND
February 20
1:00 PM
Cal Poly
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 20
6:00 PM
UCLA
Cathedral City, Calif. (Big League Dreams Sports Complex)
February 20
10:00 AM
Alex Wilson Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 20
11:00 AM
Indiana
Notre Dame, Ind. (Eck Tennis Pavilion)

WatchND Tennis
Live Stats
February 20
11:30 AM
Georgetown
Atlanta, Ga.
February 20
7:05 PM
Providence
Providence, R.I. (Schneider Arena)

WatchND
February 20
All Day
ACC Championships
Greensboro, N.C. (Greensboro Aquatic Center)

Blog

St. Joseph Health System Medifast Delta Canon Visit South Bend Mishawaka