Amy Samuelson was named to the first team of the College Division Women’s Soccer Academic All-America Team.

Amy Samuelson, a senior forward from Sioux City, has been named to the first team of the College Division Academic All-America Women’s Soccer Team as selected by College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Samuelson joins former Morningside women’s soccer players Brooke Niles (2006), Maggie Kukuk (2011), and Lydia Bienlien (2012) as a first-team Academic All-American.

Samuelson has a 3.65 cumulative grade point average (GPA) with majors in biology and chemistry.

Samuelson is the leading scorer for a Morningside team that will take a 15-5-1 record into a NAIA Women’s Soccer National Championship First Round Game against Northwestern Ohio University on Saturday at 10 a.m. in Lima, Ohio. Samuelson has scored a career-high 17 goals and 12 assists for 46 points. She is the fifth leading scorer in Morningside history with career totals of 37 goals and 102 points and is third in the Mustangs’ record book with 28 career assists.

Athletes must be of at least sophomore academic status, be a starter or significant reserve, and have a cumulative GPA of 3.30 or higher to be eligible for CoSIDA Academic All-America honors.

Click here for the complete College Division Men’s And Women’s Soccer Academic All-America Teams.