KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Williams College senior forward Kristi Kirshe (Franklin, MA) of the women's soccer team has been named a First Team Scholar All-American by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) as well as a Scholar All-East Region selection, it was announced recently by the organization.
To earn Scholar All-America recognition, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) throughout his or her career, have started more than 50 percent of all games while being a significant contributor to the team, be a junior or above in academic standing, and have been nominated by a head coach of an institution that is a current NSCAA College Services member.
The political science major has been previously honored as First Team NSCAA All-American, a First Team All-Region selection by the NSCAA, the NESCAC Player of the Year and also a First Team All-NESCAC selection.
This season, Kirshe was second on the Ephs in points with 26 and first in assists with 12. She scored seven goals, the seventh and final one breaking the all-time school record. She finished her career with a school record 114 points (43 goals, 28 assists in 86 games).
This year's senior class will leave Williams with a four-year mark of 74-8-7, a winning percentage of .871 and having won the 2015 NCAA Division III championship.