Dale, Weber Earn Academic All-America Honors

University of Nebraska forwards Eleanor Dale and Sarah Weber were named to the Academic All-America teams by the College Sports Communicators (CSC) on Wednesday. Dale was a first-team honoree, while Weber was named to the second team, as 33 Division I student-athletes were named CSC Academic All-Americans. Dale and Weber played instrumental roles in Nebraska posting a 17-4-3 record en route to a Big Ten regular-season title and an appearance in the NCAA Elite Eight this past season.

A native of Billingham, England, Dale graduated this past weekend with a degree in criminology and criminal justice, while carrying a 3.84 GPA. A two-time Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and three-time Academic All-Big ten pick, Dale was one of three forwards on the 11-member first team. On the pitch, the national player-of-the-year finalist led the nation in goals scored (28) and ranked second nationally in points per game (2.54) and game-winning goals (eight)

Weber, a first-team All-Big Ten honoree, carries a 3.93 GPA majoring in nutrition and health sciences. A Gretna, Neb., native, Weber was second on the team in goals scored (16) and total points (38), while recording four game-winners and three braces on the season to help NU earn its third trip to the Elite Eight and first since 1999.

Dale and Weber become the sixth and seventh Nebraska soccer student-athletes to earn Academic All-America recognition. With the two honorees, the University of Nebraska has produced an NCAA-Division I best 353 Academic All-Americans across all sports.