Inge Heiremans Earns Women's Soccer District III Academic All-America Honors

Nov. 6, 2003

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Jacksonville University senior midfielder Inge Heiremans (Tremelo, Belgium) has been voted to the District III Academic All-America First-Team for the University Division, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. She is now eligible for the national Academic All-America team to be announced on Nov. 25. Heiremans earned First-Team Atlantic Sun All-Conference honors this season after leading the A-Sun in assists (10), while ranking second in points (28) and fourth in goals (9).

Heiremans has been one of the offensive leaders for the Dolphins over the past two seasons, after transferring from Lindenwood University. She recorded a career-high four assists in a match against Belmont this season, which ties her for the most assists in a single match for JU women's soccer. Heiremans, who has a 3.90 grade point average in international business and marketing, also earned A-Sun Academic All-Conference honors in 2002. She also earned Dean's List honors that fall and President's List honors with a 4.0 GPA in the spring of 2003.

As a junior in 2002, Heiremans earned Second-Team Atlantic Sun All-Conference honors, finishing third in the conference with 14 goals. She also led the team and finished second in the A-Sun with five game-winning goals, helping the Dolphins reach the finals of the A-Sun Tournament where she earned All-Tournament honors. Heiremans finished her career at JU fifth all-time in points (64), goals (23) and assists (18). She is currently tied for 21st in the nation with 0.56 assists per game.

District III is made up of all Division I and I-AA schools in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. To be eligible, a student-athlete must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 or higher.