KANSAS CITY, Mo. – SIUE's Emily Grahl (Washington, Missouri) has earned United Soccer Coaches scholar recognitions for the second year in a row.
Grahl has been named to the 2017 United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division I Scholar All-North/Central Second Team. She is an exercise science and biology major and holds a grade point average of 3.77.
"Academic excellence is a core value here at SIUE," Head Coach Derek Burton said. "Emily is an outstanding example of what this University is all about."
Grahl was the team leader in assists this past season and was named to the All - Ohio Valley Conference First Team. She started all 82 games of her career, placing her first all-time for SIUE in career starts and games played. She ended her career 26th on the all-time scoring list for SIUE with 38 points (nine goals, 20 assists). Her 20 assists are seventh most all-time for the Cougars.
"With this honor and the All-OVC selection, it clearly shows she knows how to set goals and the recognition is well deserved," Burton added. "This is a reflection of the resources and academic support we have here at SIUE."