For the second year in a row, Jonathan Addison and Kaitlyn Kramer garnered CoSIDA Academic All-District honors. Both will advance to the CoSIDA Academic All-America team ballot, where first- , second- and third-team All-America honorees will be selected in June.
The two earned the distinction after their performance in the classroom along with their athletic accomplishments. Both recently graduated. Addison majored in industrial engineering, and Kramer majored in chemical and textile engineering.
In competition, Addison has continued to perform on a national level, finishing as the national runner-up in the long jump. The senior has a long list of athletic accomplishments, including two ACC championships, four All-ACC honors and an Olympic trials qualifying mark.
Kramer was key member for the women’s cross-country squad, which finished fifth at the NCAA championships. During the season, Kramer earned All-ACC honors and was the tiebreaker that clinched fifth place for the squad at NCAAs.
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Track and Field
St. Augustine’s: Senior Omar Johnson was named to the CoSIDA NCAA Division II Academic All-District 2 men's track and field/cross country team.
Johnson is one of 10 student-athletes on the squad who will advance to the national ballot. District 2 consists of student-athletes from the CIAA, Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference and the Mountain East Conference.
Elon: Coach Chris Neal announced the final additions of Bria Bass and Breanna Mitchell for the 2016 season.
Bass is a graduate transfer from Maryland-Baltimore County. During her time there, Bass played in 36 matches and made 21 starts, including 16 last season as a defender. Mitchell is a freshman from Sterling, Va. She earned numerous all-conference selections and led Dominion High to a 2014 state title. She played club soccer for McLean ECNL.
Duke: Incoming freshman Ella Stevens was presented with the Gatorade National Girls Soccer Player of the Year on Wednesday.
Stevens becomes the second Blue Devils player to win the award after Mollie Pathman was presented with the honor in 2010.
Duke: Leona Maguire, Virginia Elena Carta and Sandy Choi were selected Women’s Golf Coaches Association All-America.
Maguire and Carta received first-team honors and Choi was named honorable mention. As a team, the Blue Devils are coming off a semifinal finish at the NCAA Championship for a second straight year.
Duke: Kaitlyn McCarthy’s freshman campaign came to a close with a loss to 13th-ranked Jasmine Lee of Mississippi State, 7-6 (7-3), 6-3, at the Michael D. Case Tennis Center in Tulsa, Okla. McCarthy, the 55th-ranked singles player in the nation, led the Blue Devils during the season in singles wins with 25.
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