RELEASE DATE: 1/29/09
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Mansfield’s Natalie Adams named to All-Regional soccer honors – First player in school history to earn spot on NSCAA/adidas All-Atlantic Region team
MANSFIELD – Mansfield University freshman Natalie Adams (Wilkes-Barre/Holy Redeemer) has become the first player in school history to earn All-Region honors.
Voting on the NSCAA/adidas All-Atlantic Region team is conducted by the National Soccer Coaches Association of American with voting by regional head coaches.
The midfielder was named to the second team honors of the 2008 NSCAA/adidas NCAA Division II All-Atlantic Region.
“It’s an impressive honor for anyone, let alone a freshman,” said head coach Tim Dempsey. “Natalie is an exceptional player and person who is well deserving of the honor.”
Adams started all 17 games in 2008 leading the team in goals (6), assists (2) and points (14). She was the first player in school history to earn All-PSAC East honors.