December 21, 2011

2011 D3soccer.com Women's All-America team


(l. to r.) Forward of the Year Abigail Loar, Midfielder of the Year Erica Suter, Defender of the Year Kelsey Gorman, and Goalkeeper of the Year Amanda Davis.

The 2011 season has come to a close, and now that the new men's and women's champions have been crowned, the second annual D3soccer.com All-America teams are ready for release. This year, the teams were chosen by D3soccer.com staff, Division III soccer coaches and sports information directors from a field of over 600 nominations.

The 2011 D3soccer.com women's Coach of the Year is Scott Frey of Messiah College. Coach Frey and his Falcons took their third national title in four years earlier this month in San Antonio. It was also the program's fourth title in seven years. Frey has led the Falcons to 12 straight NCAA post-season tournaments, and eight Final Four events. The Falcons have also won 11 Commonwealth Conference titles. Frey has been named the NSCAA Mid-Atlantic Region Coach of the Year in 2002, 2004, and 2005, and the National Coach of the Year in 2005 and 2009.

Senior Abigail Loar of Trinity University (Texas) is the D3soccer.com Forward of the Year for women's soccer. Loar, a Third-Team All-America pick in 2010, was the 2011 SCAC Offensive Player of the Year. Loar is Trinity's all-time leader in scoring with 58 goals, 21 of those goals coming this season. She also added 11 assists. Loar is third in SCAC history for total points, and is tied for sixth in goals scored and assists.

Johns Hopkins senior Erica Suter earned the D3soccer.com Midfielder of the Year honors. Suter was the Centennial Conference Player of the Year after leading the conference in goals scored. She scored 19 goals this season, while establishing a new single-season record 15 assists. Suter holds the single season assists and points records with 53, and also holds three offensive career records as wells with 55 goals and 31 assists for 141 career points.

Senior Kelsey Gorman of Messiah College is the D3soccer.com Defender of the Year. Gorman earned First Team All-Commonwealth honors and was also named the Commonwealth Conference co-Player of the Year. Gorman, anchoring a back line that allowed only five goals this season, was named to the All-Tournament Team for the 2011 NCAA Championships and the tournament's Most Outstanding Defensive Player. On the way to the Final Four, Gorman was awarded the Commonwealth Championships MVP honors after helping lead the Falcons to a fifth straight conference title.

William Smith senior Amanda Davis is the D3soccer.com Goalkeeper of the Year after leading her team to the national semifinals. At the end of the season, Davis staked a 0.14 goals against average statistic, the best in Division III soccer in that catagory. Davis, a four year All-Conference selection, allowed just three goals in 22 games this year. Davis recorded a .912 save percentage with a 20-1-1 record. In addition to her record-setting GAA of 0.14, Davis also set the school record for 20 victories in a season, with 13 shutouts.

2011 WOMEN'S PLAYERS OF THE YEAR
Forward of the Year: Abigail Loar (Sr.), Trinity (Texas)
Midfielder of the Year: Erica Suter (Sr.), Johns Hopkins
Defender of the Year: Kelsey Gorman (Sr.), Messiah
Goalkeeper of the Year: Amanda Davis (Sr.), William Smith
2011 WOMEN'S ALL-AMERICANS
FIRST TEAM
Pos. Player Year School
F Abigail Loar * Sr. Trinity (Texas)
F Jamie Orewiler * Sr. Wheaton (Ill.)
F Erin Hench Sr. Messiah
M Erica Suter Sr. Johns Hopkins
M Alex Brandt * Jr. Messiah
M Brittany Klippstein * Sr. Lynchburg
D Kelsey Gorman Sr. Messiah
D Alyse DiCenzo Sr. William Smith
D Brittany Vacca * Sr. Hardin-Simmons
D Lauren Gorodetsky So. Emory
GK Amanda Davis Sr. William Smith
SECOND TEAM
Pos. Player Year School
F Corrine Wulf * Jr. Messiah
F Rachael Palladino Jr. Ithaca
M Kathryn Nathan Jr. Amherst
M Keri Shannon Jr. Wheaton (Ill.)
M Whitney Fray Jr. William Smith
M Sinead Vaughn Sr. Cal Lutheran
D Laura Karsten * Jr. Wheaton (Ill.)
D Katheryne Lawson Sr. Washington and Lee
D Beverly Hoath Sr. Lynchburg
D Jessica Hnatiuk Sr. Johns Hopkins
D Allison Foy Jr. TCNJ
GK Rebecca Roth * Sr. Hardin-Simmons
THIRD TEAM
Pos. Player Year School
F Katie Kuykendall * Jr. Hardin-Simmons
F Sam Barker So. Adrian
F Emily Hinchman * Jr. Illinois Wesleyan
M Emily Jorgens Fr. Trinity (Texas)
M Lee Ann Felder Sr. Washington U.
M Jackie Moscardelli Sr. Springfield
D Jill Kochanek Sr. Amherst
D Courtney Cramer So. Hardin-Simmons
D Jessica Taratino Sr. William Smith
D Jess Dingman Sr. Cal Lutheran
GK Stephanie Vega Jr. New Paltz State
* earned D3soccer.com All-America status in 2010
2011 WOMEN'S COACH OF THE YEAR
Scott Frey, Messiah (23-0-1) - 2011 National Champion
Thursday, Sep. 29: All times Eastern
M:
Final
at Iowa Wesleyan 2, Grace University 1
M:
Final
at Cornell 4, MacMurray 0
M:
Final
at Greensboro 4, Southern Virginia 0
M:
Final
Moody Bible 1, at Maranatha Baptist 0
M:
OT2 - 08:29
5 Robert Morris-S'fiel
4 Eureka
M:
1st half - 02:36
0 Pine Manor
1 Emmanuel
M:
1st half - 03:07
0 Thomas More
0 DePauw
M:
8:15 PM
Juniata at Penn State-Altoona
Video Live Stats
W:
Postponed
St. Joseph's (Bklyn.) at CCNY
W:
Final
at Immaculata 8, Cairn 2
W:
2nd half - 00:00
0 Clarks Summit
4 Bryn Athyn
Video
W:
Final
at Sul Ross State 3, Belhaven 1
W:
Final
at Ripon 9, Finlandia 0
W:
Final
Grinnell 6, at Cornell 0
W:
6:00 PM
Lesley at Rhode Island College
Video Live Stats
W:
6:00 PM
Washington and Jefferson at Penn State-Altoona
Video Live Stats
W:
1st half - 02:06
0 Mass-Dartmouth
1 Bridgewater State
Video
W:
1st half - 45:00
0 UW-Oshkosh
0 Milwaukee Engineering
Video
W:
8:00 PM
Mills at Providence Christian
W:
8:30 PM
Oakland City at Fontbonne
Friday, Sep. 30: All times Eastern
M:
12:00 PM
Yeshiva at Farmingdale State
M:
3:00 PM
New Paltz State at Brockport State
Video
M:
3:00 PM
Oneonta State at Geneseo State
M:
3:00 PM
Potsdam State at Cortland State
Live Stats
M:
3:00 PM
Plattsburgh State at Oswego State
Video Live Stats Audio
M:
4:00 PM
Baldwin Wallace at Marietta
Video Live Stats
M:
4:00 PM
Anna Maria at Norwich
Video
M:
4:00 PM
Bard at St. Lawrence
M:
4:00 PM
Vassar at Clarkson
M:
4:00 PM
Skidmore at Hobart
M:
4:00 PM
RPI at Rochester Tech
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4:00 PM
Finlandia at Fairhaven Baptist
M:
4:00 PM
Andrews at Illinois Tech
Video
M:
4:00 PM
Texas Lutheran at Schreiner
M:
4:30 PM
Bridgewater State at Framingham State
M:
4:30 PM
New Rochelle at SUNY ESF
M:
5:15 PM
Northland at North Central (Minn.)
M:
5:30 PM
Berry at Centre
Video Live Stats
M:
5:30 PM
Texas-Dallas at Hardin-Simmons
Video
M:
6:00 PM
Austin at University of Dallas
Video
M:
6:00 PM
Delaware Valley at Wilkes
M:
6:30 PM
Howard Payne at McMurry
M:
7:00 PM
Shenandoah at Roanoke
Video
M:
7:00 PM
Worcester State at Fitchburg State
Video
M:
7:00 PM
Lancaster Bible at Penn State-Berks
M:
7:00 PM
Southwestern at Trinity (Texas)
Video Live Stats
M:
8:00 PM
Covenant at Maryville (Tenn.)
M:
8:00 PM
Wisconsin Lutheran at UW-Whitewater
Live Stats
M:
8:00 PM
Centenary (La.) at Colorado College
Video Live Stats
M:
8:00 PM
UC Santa Cruz at Cal St. East Bay
Live Stats
M:
8:30 PM
University of the Ozarks at LeTourneau
M:
8:30 PM
Hendrix at Millsaps
M:
8:30 PM
Central at Coe
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9:30 PM
Texas-Tyler at East Texas Baptist
W:
2:00 PM
Maryville (Tenn.) at Agnes Scott
W:
2:00 PM
Texas Lutheran at Schreiner
W:
3:00 PM
Salem State at Massachusetts Maritime
Video
W:
3:00 PM
Geneseo State at Oneonta State
Video Live Stats
W:
3:00 PM
Cortland State at Potsdam State
Video Live Stats
W:
3:00 PM
Brockport State at New Paltz State
Live Stats
W:
3:00 PM
Oswego State at Plattsburgh State
Video Live Stats
W:
3:00 PM
Howard Payne at McMurry
W:
3:00 PM
Northland at North Central (Minn.)
W:
3:00 PM
Texas-Dallas at Hardin-Simmons
Video
W:
4:00 PM
Mount Mary at Grace Bible (MI)
W:
4:00 PM
Covenant at Wesleyan (Ga.)
W:
4:00 PM
Clarkson at Vassar
W:
4:00 PM
Geneva at Grove City
W:
4:00 PM
Valley Forge at Penn St.-Schuylkill
W:
4:00 PM
St. Lawrence at Bard
Video Live Stats
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4:00 PM
William Smith at Skidmore
W:
4:00 PM
Rochester Tech at RPI
W:
4:00 PM
Austin at University of Dallas
Video
W:
5:00 PM
Lancaster Bible at Penn State-Berks
W:
5:00 PM
Illinois Tech at Maranatha Baptist
Video
W:
5:00 PM
La Sierra at Mills
W:
6:00 PM
Anna Maria at Norwich
Video
W:
6:00 PM
Millsaps at Hendrix
Video Live Stats
W:
6:00 PM
Central at Coe
W:
6:00 PM
University of the Ozarks at LeTourneau
W:
6:00 PM
Texas-Tyler at East Texas Baptist
W:
7:00 PM
Bowdoin at MIT
Video
W:
7:00 PM
Endicott at Nichols
Live Stats
W:
7:00 PM
Smith at Coast Guard
Video
W:
7:30 PM
Berry at Centre
Video Live Stats
W:
7:30 PM
Virginia Wesleyan at Emory and Henry
Live Stats
W:
Cancelled
Texas A&M-Texarkana at Centenary (La.)
W:
9:00 PM
Southwestern at Trinity (Texas)
Video Live Stats
W:
10:00 PM
UC Santa Cruz at Cal St. East Bay
No contests today.
No contests today.