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ACU's Coppedge earns spot on Daktronics D2 soccer all-south central region

ABILENE, Texas - Abilene Christian senior Julie Coppedge Monday was named to the NCAA Division II All-South Central Region second team presented by Daktronics. Coppedge has been an all-region selection for each of the last three seasons.

Coppedge started all 19 matches in 2012 and finished second on ACU with 11 points, scoring five goals (three game-winners) and one assist. The four-time all-Lone Star Conference selection started all 82 matches since her career started in 2009 and leaves the Wildcats as their all-time leader in assists with 17.

The Amarillo native also scored 15 career goals on 232 shots, placing 121 on goal and ranks among ACU's top-five leaders in points with 43.

In addition to making three straight all-region squads, Coppedge also has received two Lone Star Conference Academic Player of the Year awards and been named to two Capital One Academic All-District teams. She won her first conference player of the week citation on October 16 of this year after scoring the game-winning goal in a 1-0 win vs. first-place Incarnate Word.

Coppedge is on track to graduate in the spring of 2013 with a degree in advertising and public relations

ACU's season ended earlier this month at 8-10-1 following a first-round loss to Midwestern State at the Lone Star Conference Championship.

Information provided by ACU athletics department.

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