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Stefanie Yderstrom Named to All-ACC Academic Team

Stefanie Yderstrom Named to All-ACC Academic Team

March 1, 2012

 

 

GREENSBORO, N.C. – University of Miami junior guard Stefanie Yderstrom has been named to the All-ACC Women’s Academic Women’s Basketball Team, as announced by the Atlantic Coast Conference on Thursday.

The Ostertalje, Sweden native has been selected to the all-academic team for the second straight season and it marks the third consecutive year that a Hurricane has been honored. Morgan Stroman was named to the squad in 2010.

Yderstrom had a breakout year for the Canes. The 5-8 sharp-shooter led the ACC with 56 made three-pointers and earlier this week was named to the All-ACC Third Team after scoring 10.8 points per game during the regular season.

To be eligible for consideration for the academic squad, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.0 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.0 cumulative average during her academic career.

Yderstrom, Sports Administration major, sports an overall GPA of 3.28 and a was named to the Dean’s List last semester with a 3.66 GPA.

Miami, a No. 2 seed in the ACC Tournament, will face the winner of today’s game featuring No. 7 seed Wake Forest and No. 10 seed Virginia Tech. Tip-off is set for Friday at 6 p.m. and the contest will be televised on FS Florida and FS South.

All-ACC Academic Team

Name Class Position University Major
Kelly Gramlich Fr. G Clemson Communications
Lindsay Mason Sr. F Clemson Nursing
Tricia Liston So. G Duke Psychology
Haley Peters So. G/F Duke Political Science
Kathleen Scheer Jr. G/F Duke Sociology
Shay Selby Sr. G Duke Sociology
Allison Vernerey Jr. C Duke Economics
Elizabeth Williams Fr. C Duke Undecided
Kimberly Rodgers Sr. G Maryland Communication/Psychology
Brene Moseley Fr. G Maryland Letters and Sciences
Stefanie Yderstrom Jr. G Miami Sports Administration
Laura Broomfield Sr. F North Carolina Political Science/Communcation Studies
Kody Burke So. F NC State Business Administration
Marissa Kastanek Jr. G NC State Psychology
Simone Egwu Jr. C Virginia Government