Stuart Pope Named CoSIDA Academic All-District

Nov. 2, 2013

LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky women’s soccer player Stuart Pope was named to the 2013 Academic All-District Region Two Team on Saturday, it was announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Saturday afternoon.

Pope hoists a 3.995 grade point average in her junior year of studying equine science at the University of Kentucky. 

In her 2013 campaign, Pope has set numerous career records including points, goals, assists, minutes, shots, shots on goal and game-winning goals.

The junior from Fayetteville, Ga., has scored 10 goals in 2013, which is second behind Arin Gilliland on the season for the Wildcats. In addition to her 10 goals, Pope has assisted on seven goals for a season total of 27 points, ranking second on the team.

Pope was named Academic All-SEC in both her freshman and sophomore years, but this comes as Pope’s first-career award from CoSIDA. 

UK will open the 2013 Southeastern Conference Tournament on Wednesday night against the No. 4 Ole Miss Rebels at 7:30 p.m. CT at the Orange Beach SportsPlex in Orange Beach, Ala.

The Wildcats finished the SEC regular season 7-4-0, and earned the No. 5 seed in the conference tournament. Ole Miss will enter Wednesday’s quarterfinal match with a 7-3-1 SEC record and the No. 4 overall seed in the tournament. 

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