HANOVER N.H. - Dartmouth women's soccer senior tri-captain Emma Brush (Grosse Pointe Park, Mich.) was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District First team it was announced on Thursday (Nov. 1).
Brush is making her first appearance on the All-District team and is the first Dartmouth women's soccer player to earn a spot on the team since the 2006 season when Colleen Kelly earned a spot on the third team.
The Michigan native is majoring in English and boasts a 3.80 grade point average. Brush is having a career season in 2012, leading the Big Green with 19 points on seven goals and five assists. She has started each game and has scored the game-winning goal on three occasions. The 2011 Dartmouth women's soccer MVP, Academic All-Ivy and All-Ivy second team selection, Brush was named Ivy League Player of the Week on Sept. 10 and is tied for second in the Ivy League in points (19).
Brush is one of four Ivy League players to earn spots on the All-District team. She joins Brown's Amber Bledsoe and Alison Mullin and Kristen Forester from Yale
By virtue of her first-team selection, Brush advances to the CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-America ballot. First, second and third team All-America honorees will be selected later in November.
The Capital One Academic All-District teams are comprised of the nations top student-athletes both in the classroom and on the playing field. The teams are divided into eight geographical districts across the United States and Canada. This is the second year of the expanded program, which has doubled the number of scholar-athletes recognized.
Dartmouth closes out the 2012 regular season on Saturday (Nov. 2) at Cornell. The Big Green and Big Red square off at 3 p.m. at Berman Field.