Monday, November 8, 2004
Written by Andrew Silver
NAMED TO REGIONAL ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICA TEAM
MEDFORD -- The
College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) have selected Tufts
senior Becky Greenstein (Newton, MA/Newton South) as a member of the 2004
District I College Division Women's Soccer Academic All-America Second Team.
Greenstein is one of only four New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC)
players among the 34 total named to the three regional academic teams by CoSIDA.
a 2004 co-captain for the Jumbos, was one of only four players on the team to
start in all 14 of the team's contests. The senior midfielder epitomized the
definition of a student-athlete with strong play and leadership on the field and
as a terrific example to her teammates off the field and in the classroom.
ended her senior season fifth on the team in points with six. She totaled one
goal and four assists. Her one goal was a game-winner, coming in one of the
biggest wins of the season, 1-0, at Bowdoin. Of Greenstein's four assists this
fall, two of them came on game-winning goals against Worcester State College
(3-1 on October 3) and Wesleyan (3-2 on October 12). Her four assists led the
her career as a Jumbo, Greenstein amassed a total of 25 points in 61 games, 32
of which she started. Over her four years as a Jumbo, she excelled at both
finishing and distributing the ball, as her career numbers include nine goals
and seven assists. Her unselfish play and hard work in the Tufts midfield over
her four years are an accurate reflection of the pride she takes in her
is currently completing a psychology major at Tufts. Her GPA over her first
three years at Tufts is nearly perfect, and she has been recognized on the
Dean's List in each of her first six semesters. Greenstein, a 2001 graduate of
Newton South High School, is on pace to graduate from Tufts among the top of her
class in the spring of 2005.
District I College Division Women's Soccer Academic All-America award is given
to student-athletes at northeast schools from Divisions II-III.