SignUp
Ice Hockey MM
Basketball Big Game Plans
Sport Page
Amsley-Benzie becomes the third women's hockey student-athlete to earn Academic All-American honors.
Amsley-Benzie named CoSIDA Academic All-American
Text smallerText larger
Updated: Sunday 06/05/2014 11:25:09 (ET)
by Ross LaDue, UND Media Relations
Send this article to a friend Print RSS Shop
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – University of North Dakota sophomore goaltender Shelby Amsley-Benzie has been named to the 2013-14 Capital One Academic All-America Women’s At-Large Third Team by a vote of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Amsley-Benzie is a chemical engineering major and a mathematics minor with a 4.0 grade point average. She was named a WCHA Scholar-Athlete and to the WCHA All-Academic Team. On the ice, she helped lead her team to its second-consecutive WCHA Final Face-Off championship game. She posted a 14-7-2 record in net this season and had a 1.21 goals-against average and a .958 save percentage during the postseason. Additionally, she led the nation with a .981 third-period save percentage, only conceding three goals in the third period all year.

The academic All-America at-large teams honor student-athletes in the sports of women’s bowling, women’s crew, men’s and women’s fencing, men’s and women’s golf, men’s and women’s gymnastics, men’s and women’s ice hockey, men’s and women’s lacrosse, men’s and women’s rifle, men’s and women’s skiing, men’s and women’s swimming & diving, men’s and women’s tennis, men’s volleyball, men’s and women’s water polo, and men’s wrestling.

Visit www.cosida.com to view the complete 2014 Capital One Academic All-America Women’s At-Large Team.

Notes: UND men's hockey junior defenseman Nick Mattson was also named a 2014 Capital One Academic All-American today, giving UND four academic All-Americans so far in 2013-14. Volleyball senior Ronni Munkeby and baseball senior Patrick Riewer were recognized earlier this year. UND also has two student-athletes (Jimmy Evers, Erin Wysocki) on the track and field ballot, which will be announced in late June … UND has now had at least two academic All-Americans in each of the last eight years and in 14 of the past 15 years … Amsley-Benzie is the third academic All-American in UND women’s hockey history, joining two-time honoree Jocelyne Lamoureux (2011-12, 2012-13) and Monique Lamoureux (2012-13).

Soccer Notes: UND travels to Montana, hosts EWU.
North Dakota hits the road for a duel with the conference-leading Montana Grizzlies on Friday, Oct. 23, before returning home for the final time this season, hosting senior day on Sunday, Oct.... MORE
Martin named Big Sky Women’s Golfer of the Week
Following a fourth-place finish at the Creighton Classic, league officials named North Dakota junior Sadie Martin this week's Big Sky Women's Golfer of the Week. MORE
MHKY Game Notes: No. 3 UND, No. 5 Friars square off
North Dakota returns home to host Hockey East preseason favorite Providence in a series featuring two programs that are ranked among the top five in the national polls. MORE
Anderson hired as assistant tennis coach
The University of North Dakota has announced the hiring of Kyle Anderson as the new assistant men's and women's tennis coach. Anderson joins UND after spending the 2013-2014 season as the women's... MORE
UND top pick in Big Sky women's basketball polls
OGDEN, Utah-- The University of North Dakota women's basketball team was picked to repeat as Big Sky Conference champions according to both the league's coaches and media in the preseason polls... MORE

advertisement