Seven From ACC Named to Soccer America Women's Preseason All-America Team

Aug. 19, 2010

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Seven Atlantic Coast Conference student-athletes were named to the 2010 Soccer America Women’s Preseason All-America team, which was announced Thursday morning.

Representing the ACC on the 25-member squad are Boston College goalkeeper Jillian Mastroianni and forward Victoria DiMartino, North Carolina midfielder Ali Hawkins and defender Rachel Givan, Florida State defender Toni Pressley, Maryland forward Jasmyne Spencer and Virginia midfielder Sinead Farrelly.

Stanford, ranked No. 1 in Soccer America's Preseason Top 25, led all teams with three players on the preseason team.

All 11 ACC teams open their regular seasons on Friday. The full slate includes a pair of top 10 matchups. Sixth-ranked Boston College plays host to Stanford. Two-time defending NCAA champion North Carolina, ranked first or second nationally in all major polls, travels to No. 8 Texas A&M.

Soccer America Women's Preseason All-Americans

GOALKEEPERS
PLAYER, SCHOOL, YEAR
Katie Fraine, Florida, Sr.
Bianca Henninger, Santa Clara, Jr.
Jillian Mastroianni, Boston College, Jr.

DEFENDERS
PLAYER, SCHOOL, YEAR
Lauren Barnes, UCLA, Sr.
Lauren Fowlkes, Notre Dame, Sr.
Alina Garciamendez, Stanford, Soph.
Rachel Givan, North Carolina, Sr.
Toni Pressley, Florida State, Jr.

Rachel Quon, Stanford, Soph.

MIDFIELDERS
PLAYER, SCHOOL, YEAR
Sinead Farrelly, Virginia, Sr.
Katie Frierson, Auburn, Jr.
Ali Hawkins, North Carolina, Sr.
Christine Nairn, Penn State, Soph.
Sophie Schmidt, Portland, Sr.
Rachel Shipley, Texas A&M, Sr.
Ingrid Wells, Georgetown, Jr.

FORWARDS
PLAYER, SCHOOL, YEAR
Ashley Berra, Memphis, Sr.
Vicki DiMartino, Boston College, Soph.
Danielle Foxhoven, Portland, Jr.
Sarah Hagen, Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Jr.
Melissa Henderson, Notre Dame, Jr.
Sydney Leroux, UCLA, Jr.
Alex Morgan, California, Sr.
Christen Press, Stanford, Sr.
Jasmyne Spencer, Maryland, Jr.