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Kathryn Williamson (left) and Holly King both appear on the NSCAA Scholar All-America lists.

Wednesday December 28, 2011Florida Soccer Places Two on NSCAA Scholar All-America Teams

Gainesville, Fla.

Kathryn Williamson (left) and Holly King both appear on the NSCAA Scholar All-America lists.

For the second consecutive year, the University of Florida shared the national lead for representatives on National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Scholar All-America teams with a pair of Gators earning the honor. Florida All-American Kathryn Williamson makes her second consecutive appearance on the NSCAA Scholar All-America first team. Fellow junior Holly King appears on the NSCAA Scholar All-America third team. 

 

Did You Know…

A pair of players from the Southeastern Conference – Florida’s Kathryn Williamson and Auburn’s Katy Frierson – are the only two in the nation to appear on NSCAA All-America and NSCAA Scholar All-America teams in 2010 and 2011.

Florida has placed a player on the NSCAA Scholar All-America first team nine times since 1998. In addition, Florida was recognized as a NSCAA Women’s Team Academic Award program for 2010-11.

 

Williamson picked up NSCAA All-America honors for the second consecutive season in 2011, earning a spot on the third team as a junior. She made her second consecutive appearance on the All-SEC first team and also earn spots on the SEC and First Tennessee Lady Vol Classic All-Tournament teams. She was twice named the SEC Defender of the Week and also appeared on Soccer America’s and Top Drawer Soccer National Teams of the Week during the course of the season. In 2011, Williamson started every contest at center back, playing the entirety of 23 matches. She led all field players with an average of 87.04 minutes per match.

 

Gators on NSCAA Scholar All-America Team

Year

Team

Name

2011

1st

Kathryn Williamson

2011

3rd

Holly King

2010

1st

Tahnai Annis

2010

1st

Kathryn Williamson

2010

2nd

McKenzie Barney

2009

1st

Lauren Hyde

2008

3rd

Lauren Hyde

2008

3rd

Megan Kerns

2007

1st

Stacy Bishop

2006

1st

Stacy Bishop

2004

1st

Stephanie Freeman

1999

1st

Sarah Yohe

1998

1st

Erin Baxter

1998

2nd

Michelle Harris

In 2011, King earned spots on the NSCAA All-South Region and All-SEC second teams plus also appeared on the SEC All-Tournament team. She turned in career highs of three goals and three assists for nine points from her holding midfield position. King played the entirety of 10 matches and averaged 78 minutes per match.

 

A student-athlete must be a junior or above with at least a 3.30 cumulative grade point average, start more than 50 percent of all matches and be a significant contributor to the team to be nominated for NSCAA Scholar All-America honors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2011 NSCAA Women’s University Scholar All-America Team

University First Team

  

 

  

 

 

 

 

Pos.

Name

  

Class

  

School

Hometown

Major

GPA

K

Aline Reis*

  

Sr.

  

Central Florida

Campinas, Brazil

Interdisciplinary Studies

3.64

D

Angelina Cords

  

Sr.

  

Boston University

Leonardtown, Md.

Biochemistry and Economics

3.56

D

Lizzy Simonin*

  

Sr.

  

Memphis

Lee's Summit, Mo.

Physical Education-Teacher Education

3.81

D

Kathryn Williamson

  

Jr.

  

Florida

McKinney, Texas

Psychology

3.62

M

Caitlin Alves

  

Jr.

  

Hartford

West Harford, Conn.

Health Science

3.60

M

Katy Frierson*

  

Sr.

  

Auburn

Homewood, Ala.

Political Science

3.94

M

Tori Huster

  

Sr.

  

Florida State

Cincinnati, Ohio

Exercise Science

3.78

M

Teresa Noyola

  

Sr.

  

Stanford

Palo Alto, Calif.

Computer Science

3.52

M

Mallory Schaffer

  

Jr.

  

William & Mary

Alison Park, Pa.

Biology

3.60

F

Tishia Jewell

  

Jr.

  

Central Florida

Satellite Beach, Fla.

Psychology-Non Profit Management

3.72

F

Jessica Luscinski

  

Sr.

  

Boston University

West Roxbury, Mass.

Health Science

3.60

F

Colleen Williams

  

Jr.

  

Dayton

Titusville, N.J.

Sports Management

3.30

 

 

  

 

  

 

 

 

 

University Second Team

  

 

  

 

 

 

 

K

Natalie Kulla

  

Sr.

  

Marquette

St. Louis, Mo.

Civil Engineering

3.60

D

Kathleen Beljan*

  

Sr.

  

Dayton

Columbus, Ohio

Chemical Engineering

3.45

D

Jenna Carosio

  

Sr.

  

Illinois

Novi, Mich.

Civil Engineering

3.79

D

Julie King*

  

Sr.

  

Auburn

St. Louis, Mo.

Interdisciplinary Studies

3.41

D

Kerry McBride*

  

Sr.

  

Marquette

Elmgrove, Wis.

Civil Engineering

3.52

M

Kimmy Cummings

  

Sr.

  

East Carolina

Mechanicsville, Va.

Management Information Systems

3.90

M

Kathleen Deines*

  

Sr.

  

Washington

Issaquah, Wash.

Communications

3.73

M

Kylie Louw

  

Jr.

  

Stephen F. Austin

Discovery, South Africa

Kinesiology

3.68

M

Keara Thompson

  

Sr.

  

Milwaukee

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Biological Sciences

3.92

M

Kyndall Treadwell

  

Sr.

  

Oklahoma State

Cleveland, Okla.

Elementary Education

3.44

F

Ariana Calderon

  

Sr.

  

Long Island University

Sacramento, Calif.

Nursing

3.36

F

Krista Lopez

  

Sr.

  

Oklahoma State

Carrollton, Texas

Management

4.00

F

Mallory Outerbridge*

  

Sr.

  

Western Kentucky

Regina, Sask.

Exercise Science

3.72

 

 

  

 

  

 

 

 

 

University Third Team

  

 

  

 

 

 

 

K

Melissa Sanger

  

Sr.

  

La Salle

Cherry Hill, N.J.

Marketing

3.40

D

Alex Balcer

  

Jr.

  

Long Beach State

Tucson, Ariz.

Biology/Physiology

3.70

D

Natalia Gaitan

  

Jr.

  

Toledo

Bogota, Colombia

Business Operations Management

3.90

D

Natalie Norris

  

Jr.

  

Utah State

Sandy, Utah

Nutrition and Food Sciences

3.94

D

Danielle Scoliere

  

Sr.

  

Ohio State

Dublin, Ohio

Business

3.80

D

Alexandra Suschak

  

Sr.

  

Detroit

Broadview Heights, Ohio

Digital Media Studies

3.35

D

Liesel Toth

  

Sr.

  

Central Michigan

Victor, N.Y.

Health Fitness

3.86

M

Betsy Hassett

  

Jr.

  

Cal-Berkeley

Auckland, New Zealand

Social Welfare

3.47

M

Holly King

  

Jr.

  

Florida

Ashburn, Va.

Elementary Education

3.52

M

Sarah Schaidle

  

Sr.

  

College of Charleston

Simpsonville, S.C.

Biochemistry

3.70

M

Helen Steinhauser

  

Jr.

  

Milwaukee

Ann Arbor, Mich.

Mathematics

3.81

F

Jessica Carlson

  

Sr.

  

Illinois State

Darien, Ill.

Physical Education

3.87

F

Carlee Payne

  

Jr.

  

BYU

Pleasanton, Calif.

Public Health

3.53

 

 

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