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St. Joseph's Edwards commits to play soccer at Salem

The Salem College soccer program is pleased to announce that Hannah Edwards has committed to attend Salem next fall. Edwards played forward for Dave Castle at St. Joseph's Central High School in Huntington, WV for four years

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Paul VI Catholic High's Norman commits to play soccer at Salem

The Salem College soccer program is excited to announce that Taylor Norman has committed to attend Salem next fall. Norman played forward and midfield for Coach Meg Ashley at Paul VI Catholic High School in Springfield, VA for four years. The Salem soccer team is coming off a 15-3 season, and a second-place regular season Great South Athletic Conference finish in 2010.

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Soccer returns from successful Italian trip

The Salem College soccer team is back in North Carolina after a ten day trip to Italy. The team went 1-1 in their two matches in Italy. They beat Montecatini's Empoli FC, 1-0 with a goal by Tatum Justice (Jacksonville, NC). Salem fell to Real Aglianese 2-0 on the trip.

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Soccer defeats Montecatini Calcio in Italy

The Salem College soccer team defeated Montecatini Calcio 1-0 under the lights in Italy last night. Tatum Justice (Jacksonville, NC) scored midway through the first half for the games only goal. Cassy Khouri (Canyon Country, CA) was also huge in net with 8 saves.

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Anna Trakas selected to NCCSIA College Division All-State Women's Soccer Team

Anna Trakas (Tryon, NC) of Salem College was one of eleven student-athletes representing eight institutions that were selected to the eighth annual North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) College Division All-State women’s soccer team. Trakas, a first-year midfielder, was one of only two NCAA Division III players selected to the team, while the other nine members represented NCAA Division II institutions.

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Featured Athlete of the Month-Kim Wisen

Kim finished her soccer career at Salem by starting in all 71 games of her four year career as a midfielder. She has the second most assists (16) in Salem College soccer history, and she is fourth in all-time points (40). Kim was instrumental in helping Salem to a 15-3 record this season, and the team has gone 49-19-3 over her career.

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Soccer has five players awarded to GSAC All-Conference and four to GSAC All-Freshman teams

The Salem College soccer team was well represented on the Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) All-Conference, All-Freshman, and All-Academic teams that were selected this week. The Spirits finished the season with a 15-3 record, and lost in the GSAC semifinals. Tia Bringhurst (Hurricane, UT), Stephanie Hubbard (Sanford, NC), Alexi Saganich (McLeansville, NC), Sabrina Thiel (Hillsboro, OH), and Anna Trakas (Tryon, NC) were all selected to the GSAC All-Conference team. Hubbard, Saganich and Trakas were joined by MacKenzie Schmidt (Columbus, OH) on the All-Freshman team.

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Soccer loses in very close GSAC semifinal match

The Salem College soccer team lost 1-0 to Piedmont College in the Great South Athletic Conference semifinals hosted by Piedmont College. Piedmont scored the only goal of the match in the 55th minute. Salem finishes their season with a school record 15-3 record, and with a second place GSAC regular season finish.

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Soccer set for GSAC semifinals ranked in the top 25 in all NCAA national team statistics

The Salem College soccer team will travel to Demorest, GA this weekend for the Great South Athletic Conference Tournament as the two seed. Salem will play the tournament host, Piedmont College, on November 5th at 6:45 in the second semifinals match. Salem finished the regular season with a school record 15-2 overall record, and 6-1 in the GSAC.

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