The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) announced its 2010 Fall Academic All-Conference team on Tuesday, March 1. The list included 26 Gustavus student-athletes.
The Gustavus Academic All-Conference honorees for women’s soccer include Chelsea Bayer (Sr., Rogers, Minn.), Nicole Carlson (So., Plymouth, Minn.), Nicole Kwapick (Sr., White Bear Lake, Minn.), Karen Maus (Sr., Rogers, Minn.) and Meghan Faricy (Sr., Rosemount, Minn.) The Gustie women compiled a record of 6-10-1 overall and 2-7-1 in league play.
Bayer logged 1578 minutes in goal during the 2010 season, where she tallied 85 saves and registered a save percentage of .759 and goals against average of 1.74. Bayer, a senior chemistry major, has a cumulative grade point average of 3.73.
Carlson, a defender, started all 17 games in the fall for the Gusties. A sophomore chemistry major, Carlson maintains a cumulative grade point average of 3.57.
Kwapick started all 17 games at center midfield, where she scored two goals and notched three assists for a total of seven points. Kwapick, a senior health fitness major, maintains a cumulative grade point average of 3.73.
Maus started all 17 games at midfield and tallied four assists during the 2010 season. Maus is a senior psychology major with a 3.836 cumulative grade point average.
Faricy, a midfielder, played in all 17 games and started 15 in the fall. She scored two goals and registered two assists for a total of six points on the season. A senior international management and French double major, Faricy maintains a cumulative grade point average of 3.75.
The 2010 Academic All-Conference honorees included 305 student-athletes from the MIAC’s 13 member institutions. To be eligible for the honor, the student must be a sophomore, junior, or senior with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale. Athletically, football, soccer, and volleyball athletes must compete in at least half of their team’s varsity regular season contests. Golfers must be a member of their competing team at the conference championships and cross country runners must finish in the top 50 at conference or be in the top seven of their team at the MIAC Championships.