The North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) announced its selections for the 2014 University Division All-State Women’s Soccer Teams on Monday. Twenty-two players representing seven different North Carolina universities were named to first and second teams.
Charlotte and UNCG lead the way with three selections to the first team while High Point and Western Carolina each have two selections and Gardner-Webb has one selection.
Goalkeeper Carly Tinstman was named to the first-team after a sophomore season in which she started 18 games and went 8-7-4. Tinstman finished the season with a 0.96 goals-against average and six shutouts. She was second in the Southern Conference in goals-against average and tied for fourth in shutouts.
Charlotte’s Taylor Dulaney was the leading vote getter among defenders in 2014. Dulaney was named first-team All-Conference USA and was one of three players to starts all 18 matches for the 49ers. She led a defense that posted six clean sheets on the season with a 1.38 goals-against average.
High Point’s Alise LeCompte and UNCG’s Georgia Brown join Dulaney as first-team defenders this season. LeCompte was named first-team All-Big South and spearheaded a defense that finished with a goals-against average of 1.25 and seven shutouts. The Panther defense allowed just 99 shots on goal in 20 games and just 26 in 10 conference games. Brown was named second-team All-SoCon. She started in all 20 games for the Spartans and recorded four assists. She was part of a defense that had a 1.31 goals-against average and five shutouts.
The first-team midfield is comprised of players from four North Carolina schools. Rebecca Burrows of UNCG was the top vote getter in the midfield and is the second Spartan player on the first team. She was named second-team All-SoCon and finished with six points on two goals and two assists. Charlotte’s Amanda Jones is the second 49er named to the first-team. Jones earns her third NCCSIA All-State recognition after finishing the 2014 season as a first-team All-Conference USA honoree. She posted 11 points on the season on four goals and three assists.
Western Carolina’s Kimberly Sullivan and High Point’s Becca Rolfe join Burrows and Jones on the first-team midfield. Sullivan started all 19 games for the Catamounts and finished third on the team with three goals to go along with one assist. Rolfe was named second-team All-Big South and a member of the Big South All-Freshman team. She finished her first collegiate season second on the Panthers with nine points on three goals and three assists.
Chesney White of UNCG, Martha Thomas of Charlotte and Shelby Hooe of Gardner-Webb comprise the first-team forwards in 2014. White was named first-team All-SoCon after a season in which she set career highs in goals, assists, points, shots and game-winning goals. She led UNCG with 37 points on a team-high 15 goals and seven assists. Thomas was selected as the Conference USA Freshman of the Year and a second-team All-Conference member. She led Charlotte with 28 points on a team-high 11 goals and six assists. Hooe is the only GWU player picked to the first-team. She was named first-team All-Big South after notching a career-high 20 points on eight goals and four assists.
The NCCSIA All-State second-team is comprised of High Point’s Kelsey Perrell, Jenny Marshall and Jacky Kessler, Gardner-Webb’s Krista Chauvin and Addison Abee, Western Carolina’s Christina White and Markie-Lynn Studnicky, Appalachian State’s Merlin Beckwith, Charlotte’s Sara Trexler, UNCG’s Ashley Stokes and UNC Wilmington’s Katrina Guillou
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
2014 University Division All-State Women’s Soccer Teams
Pos. Name Class School Hometown GK Carly Tintsman So. Western Carolina University Raleigh, N.C. D Taylor Dulaney R-Sr. Charlotte Kernersville, N.C. D Alise LeCompte% Sr. High Point University Crofton, Md. D Georgia Brown& So. UNCG Dunedin, New Zealand M Becca Rolfe Fr. High Point University Nashville, Tenn. M Amanda Jones&% Sr. Charlotte Mahwah, N.J. M Kimberly Sullivan& Jr. Western Carolina University Portsmouth, R.I. M Rebecca Burrows& So. UNCG Auckland, New Zealand F Chesney White& Jr. UNCG Franklin, Tenn. F Martha Thomas Fr. Charlotte Weston, Fla. F Shelby Hooe Jr. Gardner-Webb University Mechanicsville, Va.
Pos. Name Class School Hometown GK Krista Chauvin Gr. Gardner-Webb University Seekonk, Mass. D Addison Abee Sr. Gardner-Webb University Charlotte, N.C. D Kelsey Perrell R-So. High Point University King, N.C. D Christina White Sr. Western Carolina University Mississauga, Onterio, Canada M Sara Trexler Sr. Charlotte Parkland, Fla. M Merlin Beckwith Jr. Appalachian State University Rochester Hills, Mich. M Jenny Marshall So. High Point University Ijamsville, Md. M Ashley Stokes Sr. UNCG Cary, N.C. F Jacky Kessler% Sr. High Point University Middletown, Md. F Markie-Lynn Studnicky& Jr. Western Carolina University Apex, N.C. F Katrina Guillou& Jr. UNC Wilmington Ft. Washington, Md.
& – Named to 2013 All-State Team
% – Named to the 2012 All-State Team
$ – Named to the 2011 All-State Team