OGDEN, UTAH -- Sacramento State women's soccer received the most
all-conference selections in the program's history after receiving seven
selections, it was announced by the Big Sky on Tuesday. The seven
all-conference selections tied Northern Arizona and Idaho State for the
most by any team in the Big Sky.
Sophomore forward Lisa Wrightsman and junior midfielder Desirae Feria
were named first team all-conference, junior forward Lori Kerswell was
named second team, while senior midfielder Lisa Casey, junior midfielder
Summer Douglas, freshman defender Stacey Rowell and junior defender
Mattea Stanger were named honorable mention.
Wrightsman, one of four unanimous selections, finished second in the
conference in goals scored (12), first in goals per game (0.71), first
in game-winning goals (four), second in points per game (1.47), fifth in
points (25). She also was a finalist for the Golden Boot award, given to
the conference's leading scorer.
Kerswell finished sixth in the conference in points per game (1.12),
seventh in goal per game (0.41), tenth in points (19) and tied
conference individual game-highs inpoints (six) and goals (three). Among
team leaders, Kerswell finished second in goals with seven and second in
assists with five.
Feria finished fifth in the conference in assists (six) and sixth in
assists per game (0.35). She finished fourth on the team with eigth
points while earning her first career goal in the finial week of the
Casey finished tenth in the conference in shots per game with 2.29. In
her final season as a Hornet, Casey ranked third on the team with three
goals and nine points. She also had three asssists.
Defenders Douglas, Rowell and Stanger contributed to a Hornet's defense
that tied a school-record for goals allowed with 22, Douglas finished
the season third on the team with four assists, Rowell contributed two
assists in her first collegiate season and Stanger added an assist .
The most Sacramento State players to be selected to the all-conference
team was Jessica Mackiewicz and Kate Mathany in 1999.