Nov. 1, 2012
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Fifth-year senior goalkeeper Haley Kopmeyer (Troy, Mich./Lahser) of the University of Michigan women's soccer team was named a Capital One Academic All-District Five second team selection, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced on Thursday (Nov. 1). This is the second consecutive year in which Kopmeyer attained Academic All-District honors after being named to the third team last season.
To be eligible, nominated student-athletes must be a starter or important reserve with a minimum 3.30 cumulative grade-point average, in his/her second year at the current institution and must have played in at least 50 percent of the team's games.
Kopmeyer has been a four-year starter in goal for the Wolverines, making 74 career starts (20 this season). She was named Big Ten Goalkeeper of the Year and selected to the All-Big Ten first team on Wednesday (Oct. 31) after helping lead Michigan to a third-place finish in the Big Ten during the regular season, its highest conference finish since 2004. Kopmeyer, a two-year team captain, holds program records in saves (368), saves per game (4.97), goals-against average (0.96), save percentage (.834) and individual shutouts (26).
Michigan continues play in the Big Ten Tournament on Friday (Nov. 2), facing No. 21 and second-seeded Ohio State in the semifinals in Bloomington, Ind. The match will begin at 12:30 p.m. and be shown live on the Big Ten Network.
Contact: Brad Rudner (734) 763-4423