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FSU Women’s Sports Accomplishments

Women’s Soccer
Mami Yamaguchi
2007
• MAC Hermann Trophy Winner
• NSCAA Player of the Year
• Consensus First Team All-American

Amanda DaCosta
2007 – Soccer Buzz National Freshman of the Year

Sanna Talonen
2007 – Soccer America National Freshman of the Year

Becky Edwards
2009 – CoSIDA Academic All-American

11 First Team All-Americans in women’s soccer at Florida State

Basketball
Seven straight NCAA Tournament Appearances
Elite Eight appearance in 2010 – first time in school history

8 different players have been named All-Americans
5 different players have been selected in the WNBA Draft
Jacinta Monroe – highest draft pick in school history – 6th overall to Washington Mystics

Cross Country
National Runner-up in 2009 & 2010
Finished third nationally in 2007 & 2008
16 All-Americans by 10 different athletes

Susan Kuijken
• Four-time All-American: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

Golf

2010 – finished 10th nationally at NCAA Championships (best in school history)
1981 – AIAW National Champions

Caroline Westrup – only four-time Golf All-American in school history
7 different golfers have been named All-Americans

Karen Stupples – 2004 British Open Champion
Colleen Walker – 1997 du Maurier Classic Champion (former major championship)
Jane Keddes – 1986 US Open Champion

Softball
All-Americans (25) – Serita Brooks (2nd team, 2000), Susan Buttery (2nd team, 1993), Myssi Calkins (2nd
team, 1996 & 97), Darby Cottle-Veazey (1981 & 82), Danielle Cox (1st team, 1999), Tiffany Daniels (2nd
team, 1987), Lisa Davidson (1st team, 1993), Natalie Drouin (1982), Renee Espinoza (2nd team, 1996),
Kristy Fuentes (3rd team, 1992), Toni Gutierrez (2nd team, 1992), Sarah Hamilton (3rd team, 2009),
Casey Hunter (2nd team, 2004), Christy Larsen (3rd team, 1991), Cindy Lawton (3rd team, 1995), Marla
Looper (3rd team, 1994), Leslie Malerich (3rd team, 2000, & 2nd team, 2001), Susan Painter (1982), Toni
Robinette (1982), Jan Sikes (1981 & 82), Brandi Stuart (1st team, 2002, & 2nd team, 2003), Jessica van
der Linden (1st team, 2003 & 04), Elisa Vasquez (3rd team, 2003), Shamalene Wilson (2nd team, 1994,
3rd team, 1995, & 1st team, 1996), Veronica Wootson (2nd team, 2004, 1st team, 2006, & 3rd team, 2007).

Academic All-Americans (5) – Becky Brock (NFCA, 2001), Beth Wade (NFCA, 2001), Brandi Stuart
(Verizon, 2003), Natasha Jacob (CoSIDA 2nd team, 2005, & CoSIDA 1st team, 2006), Carly Wynn
(CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine, 3rd team, 2009 & 10’)

Jessica van der Linden
2004
• Honda Award Winner for softball
• USA Softball National Player of the Year

Jennifer White-Cody
2001
• National Fastpitch Coaches Association Outstanding Performer (1) – Jennifer White-Cody (2001)

Volleyball
All-Americans (8) – Amanda Santos (2004), Andreza Santos (2005), Makini Thompson (2006), Brianna
Barry (2009), Jordana Price (2009), Mira Djuric (2009), Rachael Morgan (2009), Visnja Djurdjevic (2010)

Academic All-American (1) – Sherry Cowling (1992)

Dodge National Athlete Awards (Most Inspiring Collegiate Athlete) (1) – Gabrielle Reece (1989)
Rolling Stone Magazine Wonderwomen of Sport (1) – Gabrielle Reece (1989)

Tennis
Mihaela Moldovan
2004 – CoSIDA Academic All-American
2003 – ITA South Region Rookie of the Year
5 All-Americans

Swimming & Diving
1982 Individual Event National Champions
AIAW Champions – 200 Freestyle Relay (Sharon Spuler, Laurie Lehner, Simone Kusseling, Lenore Gribble)
AIAW Champions – 200 Medley Relay (Meg McCully, Sharon Spuler, Laurie Lehner, Simone Kusseling)

23 All-Americans; 21 different relays earned All-America status

Track & Field

1984 Outdoor National Champions
1985 Indoor National Champions
13 Outdoor National Champions
9 Indoor National Champions
5 Outdoor Relay National Championships
12 Olympic athletes

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