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Bruins with School-Record Three Players on Academic All-District Team
By: UCLA Athletics
A UCLA single-season record three women's soccer players have earned 2013 Capital One Academic All-District second-team honors - junior midfielder Sarah Killion, junior defender Abby Dahlkemper and senior defender Chelsea Stewart.

Killion and Dahlkemper are first-time honorees. Killion holds a 3.63 GPA in Psychology and earned Top Drawer Soccer National Team of the Season honors a year ago, along with first-team NSCAA All-Pacific Region and All-Pac-12 acclaim. This year, she leads the Pac-12 with eight assists and is third on the UCLA squad in scoring with 10 points.

Dahklemper, a Sociology major with a 3.37 GPA, is a returning NSCAA All-American and a MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List honoree. She has led UCLA to a 0.34 team goals against average this season and has also added a goal and assist.

Stewart earns her second career honor, after being named to the first team a year ago. She holds a 3.62 GPA in Business-Economics and has played in all 17 games for the Bruins this season with two assists. Stewart was a bronze medalist at the 2012 Olympic Games, playing for Team Canada.

UCLA's has never had more than one Academic All-District honoree in a single season prior to this year.

2013 Women's Soccer Academic All-District 8 First Team
GK - Megan Kufeld (Washington) - 3.95, Molecular Biology
MF - Courtney Botelho (UNLV) - 3.93, Kinesiology
MF - Julia Besagno (Seattle) - 3.80, Nursing
MF - Ariana Cooley (Portland State) - 3.94, Health Science, Pre-Nursing
D - Jasmine Roth (Arizona State) - 4.00, Biochemistry
D - Kaitlyn Pavolvich (Arizona State), - 4.00, Elementary Education
D - Rachael Doyle (Washington State) - 3.95, Movement Studies
D - Natalie Griffen (Stanford) - 3.43, Engineering - Product Design
F - Stephanie Verdoia (Seattle) - 3.98, Political Science
F - Cali Farquharson (Arizona State) - 3.90, Elementary Education
F - Jacqui Wallis (Seattle) - 4.00, Philosophy, Cell & Molecular Biology

2013 Women's Soccer Academic All-District 8 Second Team
GK - Kylie Wassell (UNLV) - 4.00, Secondary Education
GK - Emily Kruger (California) - 3.70, Peace & Conflict Studies
MF - Kristine Hilliard (Pepperdine) - 3.97, Business Administration
MF - Taylor Housley (San Diego) - 3.87, Biology
MF - Sarah Killion (UCLA) - 3.63, Psychology
D - Samantha Weber (UNLV) - 3.87, Kinesiology
D - Abby Dahlkemper (UCLA) - 3.37, Sociology
D - Kelsey Henningsen (Portland State) - 3.92, Accounting, Supply & Logistics
D - Kayla Henningsen (Portland State) - 3.80, Finance, HR Management, Supply & Logistics
D - Chelsea Stewart (UCLA) - 3.62, Business-Economics
F - Elinor Priest (Northern Arizona) - 4.0, English and Psychology
F - Jenna Richardson (Oregon State) - 3.91, Human Development and Family Sciences
F - Brandi Dawson (Oregon State) - 3.97, Human Development and Family Sciences

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