GREENWOOD, IN - Florida Southern College women's lacrosse junior Emily Santoli has been named as a CoSIDA Academic all-district selection, the organization announced on Thursday.
Santoli is one of 10 student-athletes from District 4 (Gulf South Conference, Southern Intercollegiate Conference, Sunshine State Conference) to earn the honor as an at-large selection.
She is the only women's lacrosse player in District 4 to be named to the Academic all-district team, and is one of just 10 NCAA Division II women's lacrosse players to earn the honor.
To be eligible for the Academic all-district team, student-athletes must be at least a sophomore academically, maintain a career grade-point average of 3.3 or higher, and play in at least 50 percent of their team's contests.
This year, Santoli as played in 18 games and tallied 57 points (39 goals, 18 assists) while helping lead Florida Southern to its third-straight SSC regular-season title and it's second-straight SSC Tournament championship.
She was named as the Sunshine State Conference Player of the Year on April 27, and carries a 3.78 GPA as a biology major. Santoli is the second Moccasin to earn an Academic all-district honor, joining former Florida Southern goalkeeper Katie Hammerer (2013, 2014).
With her selection to the CoSIDA Academic all-district team, Santoli is now eligible to be selected as an academic all-American.
Santoli and the Moccasins will face either East Stroudsburg or Florida Tech in the second round of the 2017 NCAA Division II Women's Lacrosse Tournament at 3 p.m. on Saturday at Bryant Stadium.