September 1, 2016
Women's Soccer Voted 10th in SAC Preseason Poll
ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) -- Catawba was voted 10th in the 2016 South Atlantic Conference Women’s Soccer Coaches Poll, announced by the league office earlier this week. Junior forward Becky Frost was named the preseason second team all-conference team. Carson-Newman edged out Wingate to be the favorite to take home the title in 2016.
Frost is one of a handful of returners on a Lady Indian squad that features 15 freshmen. Frost had a goal and delivered a team-best three assists a year ago. Hannah Cruse, with a goal and an assist, is the only other returner to have netted a goal last year. Kirsten Peck assisted on two goals.
The 2016 South Atlantic Conference women's soccer season is set to get underway on Thursday, Sept. 1. Catawba starts its season on Saturday, Sept. 3 as it faces a road test at Nova Southeastern at 7 p.m.
2016 SAC Women's Soccer Preseason Poll
1. Carson-Newman (7), 115
2. Wingate (3), 112
3. Lenoir-Rhyne (2), 106
4. Queens, 89
5. Anderson, 81
6. Tusculum, 65
7. Newberry, 59
8. Lincoln Memorial, 57
9. Coker, 33
10. Catawba, 28
11. Mars Hill, 27
12. Brevard, 20
2016 Preseason All-Conference Teams
F – Julianne Herrity, Carson-Newman
F – Charlotte Ring, Queens
F – Carly Mill, Tusculum
F – Kendall Smith, Lenoir-Rhyne
MF – Katja Andersson, Tusculum
MF – Kaitlyn Brunworth, Wingate
MF – Varin Ness, Carson-Newman
MF – Heida Ragney, Carson-Newman
D – Macy Franklin, Wingate
D – Ashley Osiecki, Queens
D – Megan Peterson, Carson-Newman
D – Mariah Lewis, Queens
GK – Alexis Jones, Wingate
F – Erika Linch, Newberry
F –Alaina Gay, Anderson
F – Becky Frost, Catawba
MF – Kathy Fisher, Queens
MF – Breona Tate, Mars Hill
MF – Elizabeth Gutierrez, Newberry
MF – Tera Dolan, Anderson
D – Elissa Lane, Carson-Newman
D – Kim Migliarese, Lenoir-Rhyne
D – Shelby Osiecki, Queens
D – Carlie Thornber, Tusculum
GK – Jessica Fraiture, Carson-Newman
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