April 27, 2005
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Four Maryland Terrapins were named to the All-ACC team, as announced today by the conference. Annie Collins, Delia Cox, Greta Sommers and Acacia Walker were all named to the 16-member team. Each are repeat All-ACC selections from 2004.
Collins is Maryland's leading point scorer with 19 goals and 23 assists for 42 points and led the Terps in ACC games with eight goals and six assists. Cox, who has played all over the field this season, has scored a goal in all but one game this season and ranks second on the team in that category with 29. Sommers has consistently been one of the top defenders in the league and conference over the past two seasons, and this year has added four goals and four assists to her defensive talents. Walker, Maryland's leading goal scorer, is widely recognized as one of the best all-around players in the country. She leads the Terps with a career-high 32 goals this season.
The team features four members each from Duke, North Carolina and Virginia. The team was selected by a vote of the league's four head coaches.
Duke's Katie Chrest was named player of the year, and Blue Devil head coach (and Maryland alum) Kiersten Kimmel was named coach of the year. Virginia Tech's Natasha Fuchs was honores as the league's top freshman.
Katie Chrest, Duke, Junior, Attack Megan Huether, Duke, Junior, Goalkeeper Caline McHenry, Duke, Senior, Defense Rachel Sanford, Duke, Freshman, Midfield Annie Collins, Maryland, Senior, Attack Delia Cox, Maryland, Junior, Midfield Greta Sommers, Maryland, Senior, Defense Acacia Walker, Maryland, Senior, Midfield Gina Allen, North Carolina, Senior, Defense Jenn Cook, North Carolina, Sophomore, Defense Allison Higgins, North Carolina, Senior, Attack Christina Juras, North Carolina, Sophomore, Midfield Amy Appelt, Virginia, Senior, Attack Kim Connors, Virginia, Junior, Midfield Tyler Leachman, Virginia, Attack Nikki Lieb, Virginia, Junior, Midfield