News release from the University of Saint Francis Athletics:
USF senior defender chosen to CoSIDA All-District Team
(October 29, 2015) – University of Saint Francis senior Emily Richardson has been named to the 2015 Women’s Soccer CoSIDA Academic All-AmericaÂ® College Division District 2 Team.
Richardson (Fishers, IN / Fishers H.S.) is a defensive center back who was named Crossroads League Defensive Player of the Week once this season. She is a team captain for USF serving in this capacity for the second consecutive season. Richardson is a double major in Biology and Environmental Science with a 3.97 grade-point-average. She scored the game-tying goal at Mt. Vernon Nazarene University and USF won in overtime. She has two goals this season and has been a four-year starter for the Lady Cougars playing in 74 games on defense playing nearly every minute.
First-team Academic All-Districtâ„¢ honorees advance to the CoSIDA Academic All-AmericaÂ® Team ballot, where first-, second- and third-team All-America honorees will be selected later this month.
About the University of Saint Francis
The University of Saint Francis is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2015. Founded in 1890 as a comprehensive university in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, USF offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate programs through the School of Health Sciences, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership and School of Creative Arts. In addition to its traditional programs, the university designs focused curricula for working adults in Fort Wayne, Crown Point and online. The university will open a Downtown Fort Wayne Campus in the fall of 2016 that will feature business, entrepreneurship and music technology programs. Currently 2,300 students from a broad geographic region attend USF for its academic excellence.