Dec. 4, 2001
SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Six women's soccer players from Santa Clara University were named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of American All-West Region Team, the association announced today.
Senior defender Danielle Slaton, junior midfielder Aly Wagner and sophomore forward Veronica Zepeda were named first-team selections while second-team honors went to senior defender Anna Kraus and freshman forward Leslie Osborne. Junior midfielder Devvyn Hawkins was named to the third team.
The Broncos led all programs with the six selections, while Stanford had five members named, including two on the first team. West Coast Conference opponent and fellow College Cup participant Portland named four, as did UCLA.
Santa Clara will face Florida in the second semifinal of the 2001 College Cup. Friday's match will begin at 5:30 p.m. Pacific Time at Gerald J. Ford Stadium on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Top-seeded and undefeated North Carolina (23-0) will face fourth-seed Portland (20-3) in the other semifinal at 3 p.m., making the final four teams the same lineup as when Florida claimed the NCAA title in 1998. The winners will meet for the national championship title on Sunday, December 9 at 1 p.m.
ESPN2 will air the first semifinal tape-delayed on Saturday at 9 a.m. PT, followed by the second semifinal on Sunday at 9 a.m. The title game will air twice on ESPN, live on Sunday at 1 p.m. and rebroadcast on Dec. 11 at noon.
NSCAA West Region Soccer Team Senior College Women Division 1
|Goalkeeper||Hope Solo||Jr.||Washington||Richland, Wash.|
|Defender||Lauren Orlandos||Jr.||Portland||Lake Forest, Calif.|
|Defender||Amy Sauer||Sr.||Stanford||Spring, Texas|
|Defender||Danielle Slaton||Sr.||Santa Clara||San Jose, Calif.|
|Midfielder||Aleisha Cramer||So.||BYU||Lakewood, Colo.|
|Midfielder||Mary-Frances Monroe||Sr.||UCLA||Tariffville, Conn.|
|Midfielder||Aly Wagner||Jr.||Santa Clara||San Jose, Calif.|
|Midfielder||Marcie Ward||So.||Stanford||Alamo, Calif.|
|Forward||Stephanie Rigamat||Sr.||UCLA||La Crescenta, Calif.|
|Forward||Christine Sinclair||Fr.||Portland||Burnaby, B.C., Canada|
|Forward||Veronica Zepeda||So.||Santa Clara||Riverside, Calif.|
|Goalkeeper||Jenny Willemse||Sr.||CS Northridge||Cypress, Calif.|
|Defender||Krista Boling||Sr.||UCLA||San Jose, Calif.|
|Defender||Anna Kraus||Sr.||Santa Clara||Sunnyvale, Calif.|
|Defender||Stacey Tullock||Sr.||Arizona State||Phoenix, Ariz.|
|Midfielder||Betsy Barr||Jr.||Portland||Granite Bay, Calif.|
|Midfielder||Erin Misaki||Jr.||Portland||Valencia, Calif.|
|Midfielder||Sarah-Gayle Swanson||So.||UCLA||Denver, Colo.|
|Midfielder||Callie Withers||Jr.||Stanford||Los Altos Hills, Calif.|
|Forward||Leslie Osborne||Fr.||Santa Clara||Menomonee Falls Wis.|
|Forward||Laura Schott||Jr.||California||Wilsonville, Ore.|
|Forward||Marcia Wallis||Jr.||Stanford||Los Gatos, Calif.|
|Goalkeeper||Ruth Montgomery||Jr.||St. Mary's College||Portland, Ore.|
|Defender||Brooke Alton||Jr.||Idaho State||Salem, Ore.|
|Defender||Susan Palmer||Jr.||Peppedine||Los Alamitos, Calif.|
|Defender||Natalie Spilger||So.||Stanford||El Cajon, Calif.|
|Midfielder||Devvyn Hawkins||Jr.||Santa Clara||Olympia, Wash.|
|Midfielder||Gina Poltl||Sr.||University of San Diego||San Marcos, Calif.|
|Midfielder||Tennli Ulicny||Sr.||CS Fullerton||La Habra, Calif.|
|Midfielder||Kim Yokers||So.||California||Seattle, Wash.|
|Forward||Katie Frattone||Fr.||St. Mary's College||Laguna Hills, Calif.|
|Forward||Amy Kofoed||Sr.||Utah||Layton, Utah|
|Forward||Caroline Putz||Sr.||Washington||Bountiful, Utah|