Jenisch earns Academic All-District Honors

Joplin, Mo. - Junior defender Megan Jenisch of the Missouri Southern soccer team was named to the 2012 Captial One Academic All-District 7 Women's soccer first team, the College Sports Information Directors of America announced on Thursday.

A biology major, Jenisch has posted a 4.0 GPA during her time at Southern. Starting all 18 games for the Lions this fall, the Ozark, Mo. native helped the Lions pitch shutouts against Nebraska-Kearney and Northwest Missouri while holding opponents to a .147 shooting percentage.  Appearing in 36 games for the Lions in her career, Jenisch has helped the Lions record 10 shutouts in her career.

The Lions finished the year 5-10-3, falling 4-0 at Central Oklahoma on Tuesday in the first round of the MIAA tournament.