Dec. 26, 2011
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (seminoles.com) - Florida State's Tori Huster was named a first team Scholar All-American as announced by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. The senior midfielder was one of 72 student-athletes named to the 2011 NSCAA Women's College Scholar All-America Team.
A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, Huster finished her senior campaign fourth on the team in points with 16 on six goals and four assists. She started all 26 games for the Seminoles in 2011 and wrapped up her four-year career in Tallahassee with 91 starts - fifth most in school history.
Huster earned the award for the first time in her career, while she becomes the fifth Seminole to garner first team Scholar All-America accolades from the NSCAA. Becky Edwards was the last Florida State player to receive recognition earning first team honors in back-to-back years in 2008 and 2009.
In 2011, Huster garnered third team NSCAA All-America, first team All-ACC, first team Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-District and College Cup All-Tournament team honors.
The Florida State women's soccer team was also honored for their work in the classroom earning the NSCAA Team Academic Award for the 2010-11 academic year after posting a team grade point average of 3.19. A total of 572 women's soccer programs across all divisions were recognized by the NSCAA for meeting the GPA requirement of 3.0 or higher.
Huster and the rest of the scholar athletes will be recognized at the annual All-America Luncheon, to be held at the Kansas City Convention Center's Grand Ballroom on Saturday, January 14, in conjunction with the 2012 NSCAA Convention in Kansas City, Mo.