Piedmont's Haupt Repeats as Academic All-American

Piedmont's Haupt Repeats as Academic All-American

AUSTIN, Texas – Piedmont College women's soccer senior DEVIN HAUPT was named to the 2019 Academic All-America Division III Team  which was selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Haupt was named to the first-team this season after being selected to the second-team in 2018. She has been an All-District honoree the past three seasons as a defender.This also marks the sixth time the women's soccer team has been named to the Academic All-America Team. 

In addition to this award, Haupt has been named to the USA South Athletic Conference Academic Honor Roll three times and was named to the United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-Region First Team as a junior. 

The Lawrenceville, Georgia native becomes the second Piedmont athlete to earn multiple Academic All-American awards as Kaitlin Norman (volleyball) earned recognition in 2013 and 2014.

Haupt has had a stellar career as a Lion, playing in 68 games over her four seasons while making 39 starts.

The senior has helped Piedmont to 49 shutouts over the past four years including nine in 2019. During her final season in Demorest, Haupt earned second-team West Division honors from the USA South Athletic Conference.

As a unit, the Piedmont defense held opponents to a 0.77 goals against average and 11.2 shots per game.

Haupt closed the season with one goal and one assist, both coming in a 4-1 victory over Averett University.   

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To be nominated, a student-athlete must be a starter or important reserve with at least a 3.30 cumulative grade-point average (on a 4.0 scale), have reached sophomore athletic and academic standings at his/her current institution and be nominated by his/her sports information director. In addition, nominated student-athletes must have participated in at least 50 percent of the team's matches at their respective positions.

Release courtesy of the Piedmont sports information department.