Arrington Named ACC Player of the Year

Arrington Named ACC Player of the Year

Deliah Arrington was named the Atlantic Coast Conference’s Player-of-the-Year and was named first team All-ACC in women’s soccer as announced by the league’s office Thursday, November 7.

Clemson’s Heather Beem, Paige Ledford, and Allison Graham were also honored by the ACC. Arrington is the first Clemson women’s player to receive this award. This season, she has 17 goals and has seven assists for 41 points. She also has five winning goals this season. Arrington and Heather Beem were named first team All-ACC and Paige Ledford was named to the second team. Allison Graham was named to the ACC All-Freshman team.

Deliah Arrington has played in 83 matches for the Lady Tigers during her four-year career. She holds the Clemson records for most goals scored in a career with 49 and most points scored in a career with 125. She is also fourth in Clemson history for most assists with 27. She was named first-team NSCAA All-Southeast Region for two years. Arrington was also named first-team All-ACC for three years. Arrington has scored five game-winning goals this season, 16 for her career.

Beem is currently in eighth place in school history for most points with 79. She is sixth in Clemson history for most goals scored with 28. With her 23 assists in her career, she is ranked tied for fifth on Clemson’s career list for most assists. She is also a two-time selection for the ACC Academic Honor Roll. This season she has 11 goals and seven assists for 29 points.

Paige Ledford has started all 19 matches this season. So far this season she has two goals and seven assists for 11 points. She is probably the most versatile player on the squad. This is the second year in a row that she has been named second-team All-ACC. Allison Graham played in all 18 matches for the Lady Tigers as a freshman. She has three goals and six assists for 12. She also has started 16 matches this season.