TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State’s Dagny Brynjarsdottir added yet another award to a very impressive resume this fall as the Seminole senior captain was named a first team Scholar All-American by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA).
Brynjarsdottir also claimed a spot on the NSCAA Scholar All-South Region first team, while teammates Michaela Hahn and Isabella Schmid earned All-South Region third team accolades.
The Icelandic native, who earned her bachelor’s degree in sport management in December, finished the 2014 campaign leading the Seminoles in points (38), goals (16) and shots (87) and tied for the team lead with five game-winning goals. She went on to set single-season career-highs for shots, goals and points this past year.
The Seminole midfielder ranked in the top 10 in the ACC in eight offensive categories leading in shots per game and tied for first in game-winning goals. Brynjarsdottir paced the Seminoles during league play with 17 points on seven goals and three assists including three game-winning goals that came against Virginia, Virginia Tech and Pitt.
Brynjarsdottir wrapped up the season with a team-high six multi-point games. She tied a career-high scoring two goals twice (against St. John’s & NC State) and also tied a career-high against South Carolina with just her second two-assist game. She walked away with a spot on the College Cup All-Tournament Team after tallying seven points on two goals and three assists during FSU’s postseason run.
Over her four-year career at Florida State, Brynjarsdottir ranks first all-time in career game-winning goals (19) and second in career points (111), goals (44) and shots (232). She led the Seminoles to four College Cup appearances, three ACC titles, two ACC regular season championships and a berth in back-to-back NCAA finals.
In 2014, Brynjarsdottir has been named a finalist for both the MAC Hermann Trophy and the Honda Sports Award and has garnered NSCAA first team All-America, ACC Offensive Player of the Year, first-team All-ACC and ACC Tournament MVP accolades.
Brynjarsdottir was also honored as a first team Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-District IV honoree in 2014. She is three-time member of ACC Academic Honor Roll and was a member of the 2013 ACC All-Academic team. Brynjarsdottir earned Dean’s List accolades twice at Florida State.
Hahn finished her junior season appearing in all 26 matches making 24 starts for Florida State. The Seminole holding midfielder played over 1900 minutes on the pitch and tallied six points on six assists as three of her assists came during the NCAA Tournament. The Titusville, Fla., native is a two-time member of the Dean’s List at FSU and has been named to the ACC’s Academic Honor Roll twice. Hahn is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in sport management.
Schmid, who earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology in December, wrapped up her junior campaign with 10 points on two goals and six assists. The German native posted single-season career-highs for points, assists and shots in 2014. Schmid garnered third team All-ACC honors and was named to the College Cup All-Tournament this past year. The Seminole holding midfielder is a three-time Dean’s List honoree at Florida State and has been named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll twice.