Six Tigers named to CSC Academic All-District team

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AUBURN, Ala. – Aria Brusch, Sophia Groth, Olivia Hollingsworth, Megan Schofill, Cassie Stevens and Casey Weidenfeld were each named to the CSC At-Large Academic All-District team, the College Sports Communicators announced on Tuesday. Schofill and Weidenfeld are members of the Auburn women’s golf team while Groth, Hollingsworth and Stevens compete for the Tigers’ gymnastics program.

The team includes student-athletes from across the country in sports including lacrosse, fencing, golf, beach volleyball, water polo, rifle, gymnastics, and others.

The honor is the fourth-straight for Brusch, who graduated this May with her master's in industrial and organizational psychology. The 4.0 student-athlete competed on bars, beam and floor for the Tigers in her final season on the Plains, going on bars and floor in every meet this year. Among all her accomplishments this season, she scored a career-high 9.95 in March on bars. She is a four-time WCGA Scholastic All-American and a four-time SEC Academic Honor Roll honoree.

Groth graduated in May with her degree in exercise science, putting together a 3.92 cumulative GPA and the honor is the first of her career. The soon-to-be senior competed in every meet in 2024 with 10 starts in the all-around. She finished among the nation's best on beam (9.905 NQS), having eight scores of 9.9 or better. She was also among the team's best on bars (9.855) and floor (9.895). Groth had four event titles on the year, with two coming on bars. She is a three-time WCGA Scholastic All-American and a four-time SEC Academic Honor Roll honoree.

Hollingsworth has continued to excel for the Tigers over the past two years, competing in the all-around in every meet this past season. She finished among the nation's best in the category with a 39.415 NQS and tied a career high (39.5) in January. Hollingsworth put together a 9.915 NQS on floor to lead the Tigers, having nine scores of 9.9 or better on the year and winning the event twice. The honor is the second for the Seabrook, Texas native, who graduated in May with a 3.72 in biomedical sciences. Hollingsworth is also a two-time WCGA Scholastic All-American and a three-time SEC Academic Honor Roll honoree.

Schofill, a fifth-year senior, has picked up Academic All-District honors for the second year in a row. She was also named second-team CSC Academic All-American in 2023. Schofill received her undergraduate degree from the Auburn College of Liberal Arts in May of 2023 and finished her collegiate career with a 3.80 cumulative GPA. Schofill also posted a team-best 71.65 scoring average in 11 events for the Tigers and recorded five top-10 individual finishes. She was awarded second team All-SEC honors as well as a WGCA All-American honorable mention this season. The Monticello, Florida native has also been named a WGCA All-American Scholar four times and to the SEC Academic Honor Roll three times in her career.

Stevens picked up her third All-District honor after having another outstanding year both athletically and academically. Currently holding a 4.0 as she pursues her master's in exercise science, Stevens was named the SEC Scholar-Athlete of the Year for the second-straight season. She secured All-America status in the all-around after putting together a 39.595 NQS, winning five all-around titles on the year. Stevens also picked up All-SEC recognition for her performances on vault and in the all-around this season. She totaled 14 event titles in 2024 and finished among the nation's bests in the all-around, vault and beam. Stevens concluded her career as a four-time WCGA Scholastic All-American and four-time SEC Academic Honor Roll honoree.

Redshirt sophomore Casey Weidenfeld earned her first Academic All-District honor on Tuesday. The creative writing major currently holds a perfect GPA of 4.0 and earned second team All-SEC honors in 2024. Weidenfeld appeared in 12 events this season and posted two runner-up finishes as well as four top-10 individual finishes this season. The Pembroke Pines, Florida native was named a WGCA All-American scholar and to the SEC Academic Honor Roll in 2023.

The 2024 Academic All-District Women's At-Large team, selected by College Sports Communicators, recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances in competition and in the classroom. The NCAA Women’s At-Large Academic All-America team honorees will be announced on Tuesday, July 16.