Kuo Earns First Women's Soccer All-America Honor, MIT Claims Spot in National Rankings

Senior Emily Kuo

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Senior Emily Kuo (Chicago, Ill.) was named to the 2012 NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division III Women's All-America Third Team, as announced by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA). She is the first MIT women's soccer player to ever receive this honor.

It was also announced that the team ended the year ranked 15th in the nation. This is the first time in program history that the Engineers have appeared on the list.

Kuo played and started all 21 games during her senior season. The NEWMAC Athlete of the Year scored a team-leading 13 goals and 27 points this season, bringing her career goals total to 42 and points total to 104, placing her fourth in the MIT record book in both categories. She was also named NEWMAC first team All-Conference and was selected to play in the New England Women's Intercollegiate Soccer Association (NEWISA) Senior Bowl that took place this past weekend.