The North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) announced its selections for the 2013 University Division All-State Women’s Soccer Teams on Monday. Twenty-two players representing eight different North Carolina universities were named to first and second teams.
Southern Conference champion Elon leads the way with three selections to the first team while UNC Greensboro and UNC Wilmington each have two selections. Appalachian State, Charlotte, East Carolina and High Point each had one player selected to the first team.
Goalkeeper Jaime Simmons was named the first-team keeper thanks to a strong season between the pipes for UNC Greensboro. Simmons started every game in goal for the Spartans and finished the season with a 0.77 goals-against average and nine shutouts. The sophomore made 97 saves and even chippe din with an assist on the season.
Caitlin Hite of East Carolina University was the top vote getter among defenders in 2013. Hite was named first-team All-Conference USA this season, making her the first freshman in program history to achieve the feat. Hite started all 21 games for the Pirates and finished the season with one goal.
A pair of Elon defenders joins Hite on the first-team this season in Olivia Mackey and Kimmie Krauss. Mackey was named first-team All-Southern Conference in 2013 and finished with 12 points on two goals and eight assists, third-most in the SoCon. Krauss started all 22 games for Elon and was named second-team All-Southern Conference. The senior finished with seven assists, one behind teammate Mackey.
Stephanie Bronson from UNC Wilmington and the top vote getter among midfielders on the first-team in 2013. Bronson was a 2013 first-team All-CAA selection, finishing the season with 12 points on five foals and two assists.
Taylor Parker of High Point, Chesney White of UNC Greensboro and Amanda Jones of Charlotte were all voted to the first-team in the midfield along with Bronson. Parker was named first-team All-Big South and a member of the Big South All-Tournament team. The senior had 14 points on five goals and four assists. White was named second-team All-Southern Conference after leading the Spartans with six goals on the season and finishing with 13 points. Jones finished the 2013 season with 23 points on 10 goals and three assists and was named second-team All-Conference USA.
Nicole Dennion of Elon was the top vote getter among forward in 2013. Dennion was named the 2013 Southern Conference Player of the Year after leading the conference with 15 goals on the season. Dennion finished her second season with the Phoenix with 36 points, adding six assists to her 15 goals.
Dennion is joined at the forward position by Katrina Guillou of UNC Wilmington and Julia Holz of Appalachian State. Guillou helped the Seahawks to nine wins in 2013 and was named first-team All-CAA after finishing with a team-high 26 points on 10 goals and six assists. Holz was selected second-team All- Southern Conference after finishing 2013 with 20 points on seven goals and six assists.
The NCCSIA All-State second-team is comprised of Charlotte’s Maddie Kiebel, Monica Trickett and Alex Kubrick, High Point’s Kelli Joline and Becca Hemby, UNC Greensboro’s Georgia Brown and Rebecca Burrows, Western Carolina’s Kelly Pannell and Kimberly Sullivan, Appalachian State’s Samantha Childress and East Carolina’s Lexi Miller.
Nominees were submitted by North Carolina sports information professionals and voted on by the NCCSIA members.
Founded in 2002, The North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) is comprised of sports information professionals from NCAA Division I, II, III, NAIA and independent institutions from the state of North Carolina. The purpose of the organization is to promote collegiate athletics at all schools. Membership is open to anyone affiliated with a college, university or conference located in North Carolina, and whose area of responsibility lies within sports information.
NCCSSIA selects all-state teams in the University (Division I) and College (Division II, III, NAIA) divisions for men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, softball and baseball.
North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association
2013 University Division All-State Women’s Soccer Teams
First Team Pos. Name Class School Hometown GK Jaime Simmons So. UNC Greensboro Houston, Texas D Caitlin Hite Fr. East Carolina University Stafford, Va. D Olivia Mackey Sr. Elon University Leesburg, Va. D Kimmie Krauss Sr. Elon University Sewell, N.J. M Stephanie Bronson& Jr. UNC Wilmington Raleigh, N.C. M Taylor Parker& Sr. High Point University Tega Cay, S.C. M Chesney White So. UNC Greensboro Franklin, Tenn. M Amanda Jones& Jr. Charlotte Mahwah, N.J. F Nicole Dennion So. Elon University Ewing, N.J. F Katrina Guillou So. UNC Wilmington Ft. Washington, Md. F Julia Holz& Jr. Appalachian State University Marietta, Ga. Second Team Pos. Name Class School Hometown GK Alex Kubrick Sr. Charlotte Greensboro, N.C. D Georgia Brown Fr. UNC Greensboro Dunedin, New Zealand D Rebecca Burrows Fr. UNC Greensboro Auckland, New Zealand D Monica Trickett So. Charlotte Raleigh, N.C. M Becca Hemby& Sr. High Point University Frederick, Md. M Maddie Kiebel So. Charlotte Parker, Colo. M Kimberly Sullivan R-So. Western Carolina University Portsmouth, R.I. M Lexi Miller R-Jr. East Carolina University Raleigh, N.C. F Samantha Childress So. Appalachian State University Kernersville, N.C. F Kelly Pannell So. Western Carolina University Sale Creek, Tenn. F Kelli Joline%$ Sr. High Point University Lancaster, Pa. & - Named to 2012 All-State Team % - Named to the 2011 All-State Team $ - Named to the 2010 All-State Team