WAYNE – History has been made in the Wayne State College women’s soccer program with their first Academic All-American over the past 22 years.
Senior forward, Christina Stasi was selected to the 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-America Women’s Soccer Team Wednesday earning Third Team honors.
According to a release, the award is voted on by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) and recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom.
The Millard North high school grad, carries a 4.00 grade point average majoring in sociology and psychology and was voted Google Cloud Academic All-District VII First Team on November 8th to advance to the All-American ballot.
On the field this season, Stasi collected her third All-NSIC honor in four years with All-NSIC Second Team honors after being named All-NSIC Honorable Mention as a freshman and junior. She led Wayne State in scoring this season with 10 points on four goals and two assists while playing in 17 games with 14 starts.
Stasi tied for the team lead in shots (26) and shots on goal (13) and had one game-winning goal this season. She recorded one goal with one assist in a 4-3 loss at Northern State (10/14/18) and also scored goals vs. Minnesota Duluth (9/30/18), Minnesota Crookston (10/21/18) and at Minnesota State (10/28/18). Stasi ended her Wildcat career with 12 goals and four assists and was Wayne State’s leading scorer the last two seasons.
The Wayne State College women finished the 2018 season with records of 4-12-1 overall and 4-10-1 in the NSIC.