ABILENE, Texas -- Four
Hardin-Simmons women's soccer players have been named to the
D3soccer.com All-American team that was announced on Thursday by the
defender Brittany Vacca was named a first-team selection. She fueled a
defense that allowed only eight goals on the season and recorded 18
shutouts. She is
an Abilene Wylie product.
goalkeeper Rebecca Roth, a native of Weatherford, was named to the
second team. She had a 0.41 goals against average. She was the ASC
Defensive player of the
Katie Kuykendall was named a third-team selection. She had 18 goals and
15 assists for the Cowgirls and was named the ASC Offensive player of
the year. She
is also from Weatherford.
sweeper Courtney Cramer, who played at Abilene Wylie, was named to the
third team. She anchored the defense for the Cowgirls and also scored
Vacca, Roth and Kuykendall were all repeat selections on the All-American team.
went 20-2 on the year and won its ninth straight American Southwest
Conference title and went to the second round of the NCAA Tournament.