She becomes the third Orange-and-White clad player to achieve a spot on the academic national team. Former teammates Vanessa Phillips-Bosshart and Kayla Lockaby earned the accolades in 2004, picking up spots on the second and third teams, respectively.
On the three teams, North Carolina and Charlotte both led the way with three honorees, with the Tar Heels boasting the women's soccer Academic All-America Player of the Year, Heather O'Reilly. Navy was the only other program to have two representatives, while 27 other teams all had one player chosen.
Tennessee closed out 2006 in its sixth consecutive NCAA Tournament, advancing to the program's fourth "Sweet 16," and with a 12-7-4 record overall.