Central Islip, NY- Senior Midfielder Emma Woolley from the University of Bridgeport has been named the 2009 ECC Scholar-Athlete of the Year for Women's Soccer.
In 2009, Woolley recorded five goals and five assists for 15 points on the season, helping the Purple Knights to both the ECC regular season and conference tournament titles. For her outstanding performances on the field during the season, Woolley was tabbed a Third Team Daktronics All-American, a Division II ECAC All-Star and well as being named to the NSCAA All East Region First Team and the ECC All-Conference First Team for the fourth consecutive year. Additionally, Woolley earned NSCAA/Adidas Scholar All-America Third Team honors after being named to the Academic All-District First Team. She finished her outstanding career as Bridgeport's all-time leader in assists with 36 and ranked 6th in total points with 64. As a General Studies Major, Woolley currently holds a 3.61 overall GPA.
East Coast Conference Scholar-Athlete of Year Awards are nominated by their institution and voted upon by the Faculty Athletic Representatives from each ECC institution.
Ivana Babic (Jr., C.W. Post)
Melissa Cuartas (Sr., Queens)
Brianna Falese (Sr., Dowling)
Jeanette Gibson (Sr., St. Thomas Aquinas)
Casey Kondelka (Sr., Mercy)
Laura McNamara (Jr., Molloy)
Kathryn Miller (So., NYIT)