Soccer has five players awarded to GSAC All-Conference and four to GSAC All-Freshman teams
November 08, 2010
LaGrange, GA-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.
Bringhurst finished the season fifth in the GSAC in points (33) and third in total goals (13). Hubbard and Thiel were both starting defenders that helped the Spirits hold their opponents to a conference leading 0.50 goals against average. Hubbard also scored five goals as a defender. Saganich was fourth in the conference in points (35), and second in goals (15). Trakas finished sixth in the GSAC in points (29) and second in assists (11). Schmidt started every game as the holding midfielder and scored 3 goals and had 3 assists.
A student-athlete must be at least a sophomore and maintain above a 3.25 GPA to be selected to the GSAC All-Academic team. Amy Allison (Geneva, OH), Samantha Hubbard (Sanford, NC) and Kim Wisen (Madison, OH) were selected to the All-Academic team for the second year in a row. Kellie Younger (Ledyard, CT), Logan Rost (Lawrenceburg, TN), and Megan Lisle (Lawrenceville, GA) were also selected to the All-Academic teams.