Archive for Thursday, January 18, 2007

DHS grad nets soccer honors

January 18, 2007

De Soto High School graduate Julie Beck was recently honored as a first-team All-American by the National Coaches Soccer Association of America and National Christian Conference Athletic Association.

Beck, who has played for MidAmerica Nazarene University for the past four years, was also named a National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Academic All-American and NCCAA Scholar Athlete, with a 3.97 college GPA. In addition, Beck was selected as the 2006 Regional Offensive Player of the Year and 1st team All-Region NCCAA.

She finished in the top 10 in the nation in goals per game in both the NCCAA and NAIA. Beck rewrote the record books at MidAmerica Nazarene University, setting both single season and career records in total goals, assists and points.

Beck graduated from DHS in 2003.

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