2005 NY Magic Player Recognized
ANDERSON-WINCHELL NAMED NSCAA SCHOLAR ALL-AMERICAN
PLEASANTVILLE, NY Pace University senior and 2005 New York Magic defender, Marta Anderson-Winchell (Monroe, NY) was named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of American/adidas Scholar All-American team. Anderson-Winchell is the first Pace womens soccer player to be named a Scholar All-American in the programs history and just the fourth Pace athlete in the athletic departments history to be named an All-American for her academic efforts.
Early in the year, Anderson-Winchell was named a NSCAA/adidas Northeast Region Scholar. The team features players from Divisions I, II and III from the Northeast region. Anderson-Winchell was one of five Northeast-10 Conference athletes to be named to the team. Anderson-Winchell was also named to the CoSIDA/Espn The Magazine Academic All America District 1 team for Division II athletes in the Northeast.
In 2004, Anderson-Winchell was a Gold Medal recipient on the Northeast-10 Conference Commissioners Honor Roll which features the top 15% of each conference members school student-athletes based on grade-point-average. Anderson-Winchell was also named the 2004-05 Pace University ECAC Merit Award, given at the annual Pace Athletics Senior Awards Banquet to the student-athlete who combines excellence on the field with quality in the classroom.
Aside from her academic accomplishments, Anderson-Winchell excelled on the soccer field as well. She finished her career at Pace as the all-time leader in Setter history in points scored with 56. Her 29 points this season broke a Pace single-season record as well. Her 18 career goals rank 3rd all-time, while her 20 career assists rank 2nd. The senior captain was named to the Northeast-10 Conference 1st team. Anderson-Winchell also gained 1st team honors following her freshman year in 2002, and was also named to the 2nd team in 2004.
Anderson-Winchell is also a four year member of the Pace womens basketball team. She is also a member of Pace Universitys Honor College and also serves on the Executive Board of the Pace University Athletics Student Athlete Advisory Committee.