Elon Women’s Soccer: O’Keeffe Named NSCAA Scholar All Region

ELON, N.C. – Elon University women’s soccer senior defender Claire O’Keeffe was named to the 2012 National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Women’s University Division Scholar All-South Region Team, the association announced on Friday, Dec 14.

O’Keefe was a third team selection after starting all 22 matches on the year and leading the Phoenix with 2,101 minutes on the pitch. The Greensboro, N.C., native was part of a back line defense that contributed to seven shutouts this season and earned a place on the Southern Conference All-Tournament team.

A political science major with a 3.94 GPA, O’Keeffe ended her career as the program’s all-time leader in games started with 82 and helped the maroon and gold to a total of 27 shutouts.