November 6, 2008
Catawba Places Five On All-SAC Women's Soccer Teams
Nichols, Schoenberg and Blackwelder become two-time selections
ROCK HILL, SC – Catawba placed five players on the 2008 South Atlantic Conference Women’s Soccer All-Conference teams. Earning first team honors were seniors Lainey Nichols (Frederick, MD/Middletown HS) and Alyssa Schoenberg (Woodbury, MN/Woodbury HS) along with freshman Lena Suarez (Charlotte, NC/Hopewell HS). Second team honors went to senior Nikki Blackwelder (Asheville, NC/Asheville HS) and freshman Lindsay Webster (Hopkinton, MA/Hopkinton HS).
Tusculum’s Daniel Tanner, the league’s leading goal scorer to date, was named Player of the Year, while Carson-Newman goalkeeper Lauren MacKenzie, who led the way in save percentage and shutouts was name Freshman of the Year. Phil McNamara, of Carson-Newman, was selected as Coach of the Year and Tusculum’s Nicole Ferris was the SAC Scholar Athlete.
Nichols, a midfielder, repeats as a first team selection after scoring four goals and adding an assist this season. Schoenberg, a defender, is also a repeat selection from last year. She has helped the team to nine shutouts, allowing just 17 goals in 19 matches. She has scored one goal. Suarez, a forward, leads the team with 10 goals, including three game-winners. She has assisted on two goals.
Blackwelder has seen time at defender and midfielder and was a second team selection in 2007 as well. She has one goal and three assists this season. Webster, a goalkeeper, has posted a 0.65 goals against average over 13 starts. She has posted six shutouts.
2008 SOUTH ATLANTIC CONFERENCE WOMEN’S SOCCER
ALL-CONFERENCE TEAMS AND AWARD RECIPIENTS
F - Lena Suarez, CATAWBA
F - Laura Linehan, Lenoir-Rhyne
F - Danielle Tanner, Tusculum
F - Kerstin Williams, Wingate
MF - Brittany Moore, Carson-Newman
MF - Katie Perea, Carson-Newman
MF - Lainey Nichols, CATAWBA
MF - Amberly Fowler, Newberry
DEF - Melissa Morris, Carson-Newman
DEF - Alyssa Schoenberg, CATAWBA
DEF - Catherine Hauck, Lenoir-Rhyne
DEF - Elizabeth Jones, Newberry
GK - Lauren Mackenzie, Carson-Newman
F - Morgan Gruenfelder, Carson-Newman
F - Abby Martin, Mars Hill
F - Lauren Carbonell, Newberry
F - Kelly Barron, Tusculum
F - Kelly Adams, Wingate
MF - Nikki Blackwelder, CATAWBA
MF - Audrey Moore, Lenoir-Rhyne
MF - Becky Thompson, Lincoln Memorial
MF - Misha Price, Mars Hill
MF - Courtney Turner, Tusculum
DEF - Katie Hunter, Carson-Newman
DEF - Lea Cataggio, Lincoln Memorial
DEF - Nicole Ferris, Tusculum
DEF - Madi Welch, Wingate
GK - Lindsay Webster, CATAWBA
COACH OF THE YEAR: Phil McNamara, Carson-Newman
FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Lauren MacKenzie, Carson-Newman
PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Danielle Tanner, Tusculum
SAC SCHOLAR-ATHLETE: Nicole Ferris, Tusculum
FAIR PLAY AWARD: Carson-Newman
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