WSOC: Porter Wins CoSIDA Academic All-America® First Team Honors


Hempstead, NY – Senior standout Lucy porter received another impressive accolade when she was named to the first CoSIDA All-America® Academic Team, announced Monday by the Directors of University Sports Information of America (CoSIDA).

Porter is now one of 32 Hofstra student-athletes to win CoSIDA Academic All-America honors and is the first-team selection for a Hofstra student-athlete in any sport since 2013. Additionally, Porter is the sixth CoSIDA Academic All-American in Hofstra women’s football history, joining Chrissy arnone (Second team, 2005), Sue Weber (First team, 2007), Dana Bergstrom (First team, 2010), Tiffany Yovino (First team, 2010) and Monique Iannella (Third team, 2018).

In class, Porter has an impressive GPA of 3.87 as a major in community health with minors in neuroscience and psychology. She has been nominated three times on the Provost’s List and four times on the Dean’s List, and she has been named to the CAA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll and the Hofstra Athletic Director’s Fellowship Honor Roll each semester. . Additionally, Porter was recently named the winner of the All-American First Team United Soccer Coaches Award for the second year in a row, and in the past academic year Porter won the Dr. Sylvia J. Gialombardo Award, in honor of for the best university athlete in Hofstra.

Twice United Soccer Coaches All-American who became Hofstra’s first-team honored first team in program history last season, finished their 2021 season all-time third at Hofstra in points (91) and in goals (41). She racked up 24 points in the shortened 2021 season and placed third nationally in points per game (2.67) and goals per game (1.11) among players who have played at least three matches in spring 2021.

In addition to her United Soccer Coaches All-America honors, Porter was named to the U.S. Senior Class First All-Team in May. At the conference level, Porter won the Colonial Athletic Association Leadership and Sports Excellence Award and was named CAA Midfielder of the Year for the second year in a row.

To see all the CoSIDA Academic All-America® teams, click here.


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