TCU women’s football: Brian and Peterson named Academic All-Americans
gracie brian and Brandi peterson have once again made their mark in the history of the TCU women’s football program by being named the United Soccer Coaches Association’s American College Stars, the first time such an honor has been bestowed on an athlete in the history of the program. That the association felt two players worthy of this designation is all the more impressive.
Peterson, All-American and Big 12 first team defensive player of the year, currently maintains a cumulative average of 3.80 in movement science. She has been key to TCU’s success this season, starting in all 24 games, helping the Horned Frogs to a school record 13 shutouts. On offense, she had two goals and nine assists for a total of 13 points.
Brian, a first-team artist from the Midwestern region, has a GPA of 3.54 at the Neeley School of Business. She finished tied for third on the Horned Frogs, in arguably their most successful season in program history, with a career-high 28 points. From the 24 games, Brian has registered 9 goals and 10 assists. During the season, she delivered 3 winning games and played all 9 games.
For their accomplishments in the field and in the classroom, Peterson and Brian received the highest praise.
The TCU Women’s Soccer Team has proven the pride and joy in TCU athleticism in recent months, and writing about their success has been a privilege and an honor. What these ladies have accomplished will not be forgotten anytime soon.
Ranking ninth in their latest polls, the Horned Frogs closed the season in the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA tournament with a 19-2-3 record.
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