Soccer Earns Seven Individual National Awards
December 4, 2007
Winston-Salem, NC-The 2007 Salem College Soccer Team claimed seven Association of Division III Independents post-season awards as the coaches and sports information directors of 21 colleges across the nation voted.
Liz Clem (FY, Merced, CA) was named Co-Most Valuable Player and was put on the First Team All Association as a forward. During the 2007 season, Clem scored 13 goals and assisted 12 more in just 12 games. Clem had four game-winning goals throughout the season, including the winning shot against Green Mountain College in the Association of Division III Independents Championship.
Courtney Sauer (FY, Carthage, NC) was named on the Association Second Team Defense for her leadership in guiding the Salem defense that had 11 shutouts. Tara Madden (FY, Greenville, NC) and Amber Bryant (FY, Jonesville, NC) were named to the Second Team as midfielders. Madden’s eleven goals during the season included four game-winners. Bryant had ten goals, including two game winners. Tori Collier (So, Raleigh, NC) was voted as a Second Team forward. Collier had 12 goals and 9 assists, including 3 game-winners.
Kim Wisen (FY, Madison, OH) and Megan Harrington (FY, Jacksonville, NC) were named on the Association Honorable Mention Team as midfielders. Wisen accumulated 3 goals and 3 assists for the Spirits, including a goal off a penalty kick in the championship game. Harrington had 7 goals and 4 assists, including two game-winners.
The Salem College Spirits finished the 2007 season as the most successful team in school history with a 15-1-2 record.