Women's soccer's LoSapio earns Academic All-America honor

Image of Delia LoSapio holding a soccer ball. Text: Google Could/CoSIDA Academic All-America on White background.

Kansas City, Mo. -- University of Lynchburg's women's soccer program saw a player named to the Google Cloud/College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-America teams for the fifth time in sixth seasons, CoSIDA announced Tuesday with its 2018 honors.

Senior goalkeeper Delia LoSapio (Raleigh, N.C.), a biomedical science major with a triple minor, earned a second-team spot on the nation's premier dual-emphasis list.

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LoSapio ranked second in Division III in goalkeeper minutes played this season. She also ranked 45th nationally and second in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference in both save percentage (.857) and goals-against average (.661).

Lynchburg's 2018-19 Sommerville Scholar -- the highest undergraduate honor the institution bestows -- LoSapio carries a GPA of 3.92 and will graduate with her biomedical science major along with minors in gender studies, health promotion, and history. She is a two-year starter in goal for the Hornets.

She and senior defender Katie Waring (Chester, Va.) both earned Academic All-District honors. LoSapio joins Emily Maxwell (2017), Natalie Deacon (2014, '15), Rachel Sadowski (2012, '13), Lauren Askey (2007), and Carrie Webster (2001) on the list of Lynchburg women's soccer Academic All-Americans.

RELATED: Lynchburg's Academic All-Americans

Lynchburg's women's soccer team won the ODAC championship and reached the NCAA Division III tournament's quarterfinal round. The Hornets finished the season with a 20-3-3 record.

For more information about CoSIDA's Google Cloud Academic All-District® and Academic All-America® Teams program, visit the Academic All-America® home page on CoSIDA.com.

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