Maher and Scotty earn all-district academic honors
Two Tar Heel academic and sports personalities have won 2021-22 All District Academic Honors, as announced Thursday by the Collegiate Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Conor Maher (men’s lacrosse) and Elizabeth Scotty (women’s tennis) were named to the District 3 teams, which include student-athletes from Division I schools in North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.
Both are now candidates for Academic All-America Honors, which will be announced in June.
Scotty, a rising senior from Annapolis, Md., is majoring in political science. An NCAA doubles champion in 2021, she helped the Tar Heels win three consecutive ITA National Indoor Tag Team Championships (2020, 2021, 2022), earning all-tournament honors this season. The top-ranked Tar Heels play in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament on Friday in Illinois, and Scotty has also been selected to enter the individual singles and doubles draws. She is currently ranked second nationally in doubles, with her partner Fiona Crawleyand 30th in singles.
Maher, of Timonium, Md., graduated from UNC earlier this month after majoring in business administration and minoring in entrepreneurship. He earned All-ACC and All-America second-team honors in his junior and senior seasons for the Tar Heels and served as team captain as a 2022 senior. This spring, Maher was recognized as the one of UNC’s Top 10 Varsity Athletes, an award given to graduating student-athletes with the highest GPAs.
General teams in all districts include the sports of Beach Volleyball, Bowling, Fencing, Field Hockey, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rifle, Rowing, Skiing , swimming/diving, tennis, men’s volleyball, water polo and wrestling. .
For full 2021-22 all-district general teams, click here.