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Elmira College's Smith, Hughson Named Academic All-Americans

Smith was named to the first team and Hughson was named to the third team

ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 SPORTS) - For the first time since 2000, a pair of Elmira College student-athletes have been crowned Academic All-Americans by College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

EC women's ice hockey senior forward Ari Smith was named to the 2017-18 Google Cloud Academic All-America® Division III Women's At-Large First Team, while Sarah Hughson was named to the third team.

Smith helped the Soaring Eagles reach the national championship game this past season and she recently graduated summa cum laude with a cumulative GPA of 3.97 in biochemistry and biology.

Hughson, a fellow senior forward on the EC women's ice hockey team, was named the UCHC Player of the Year this past season and recently graduated magna cum laude with a 3.67 GPA in business administration and a concentration in marketing.


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