RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Felician College student-athlete Macki Groves (Millville, N.J./Millville) has been voted to the Capital One Academic All-District Women's Soccer First Team for District 1 in NCAA Division II, as coordinated and selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
As a First Team selection, Groves will move on to represent Felician on the Division II Capital One Academic All-America® ballot.
Groves, a 5-foot-4 junior forward, is an Academic All-District selection for the first team. She is the 18th Golden Falcon to earn the honor at least once, including the fifth in women's soccer.
A list of all Felician student-athletes to ever win CoSIDA Academic-All-District accolades can be viewed at http://www.felicianathletics.com/information/Ac-A-A.
In 2014, Groves has started all 18 games for the Golden Falcons (10-4-3, 7-3-2 CACC). Her 13 goals and one assist make her the second-leading scorer in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference, and she ranks fifth in the league in shots (57). A three-year starter, she has posted 22 goals and one assist in her career.
Groves was a member of the CACC Fall All-Academic Team a year ago. She is a biology major in Felician's pre-physician assistant program with a cumulative grade-point average of 3.95.
CoSIDA's District I for NCAA Division II is comprised of all members of the CACC, East Coast Conference, and Northeast-10 Conference. The entire set of 2014 Capital One Academic All-District Women's Soccer Teams can be viewed at http://cosida.com/documents/2014/10/30/2014_CO_AcadAllDistrict-SoccerW.pdf.