Elise Nordin Earns CoSIDA Academic All-District Honors

Elise NordinThe 2011 Capital One Academic All-District ® Women’s Soccer Teams, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America, have been released to recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.

New Mexico State junior defender Elise Nordin (Huntington Beach, Calif.) earned Second Team Academic All-District honors for District VII. Nordin is a Nursing major with a GPA of 3.91. Nordin played in 20 of the Aggies' 21 matches this season and played 1621 minutes of action while helping to anchor a New Mexico State defense that allowed just 1.14 goals per game and recorded seven shutouts.

This is Nordin's first national award while she was also earn Academic All-WAC honors as a sophomore in 2010.

The New Mexico State team finished the 2011 season with a 10-8-3 record setting school records for consecutive victories (6), total victories (10) and also earning their first conference tournament victory.