UMobile Women's Soccer Earns SSAC Honors
posted on November 11, 2011 13:48
MOBILE, Ala-- The Southern States Athletic Conference released the 2011 Women's Soccer All-Conference Team and year-end awards, and the 3rd-ranked University of Mobile Lady Rams were well-represented.
The All-Conference team is made up of 14 players, with Lorna Brownlie, Christy Lachappelle and Olivia Maddox earning the nod for Mobile.
Rebekah Counce and Jesslyn Fagundes earned spots on the All-Conference 2nd-Team, while Rebekah Spalding and Brianna Heiss were named All-Freshman.
Also, UMobile Head Coach Brian Person was named SSAC Women's Soccer Coach of the Year in his fourth season with the team after guiding the Lady Rams to a 17-2-1 record thus far on the year. Person guided the Lady Rams to the SSAC Finals last season and a berth in the NAIA Women's Soccer National Championships, and has Mobile in the Conference Championship game again this year, Saturday, Nov. 12 at 2 pm.
Brownlie has started all 20 games in goal for the Lady Rams, racking up 9 shutouts and 17 victories. She has allowed only 16 goals all season and made 86 saves.
Lachappelle, leads the team in goals and assists, with 18 and 11, along with 7 game-winners. Working in the midfield all year, Maddox has played in all 20 games.
Fagundes has tallied 11 goals and 10 assists in her first year with the Lady Rams, while Counce, Heiss and Spalding have all seen significant time in the defensive backfield for a team that has 11 shutouts.