The United States Collegiate Athletic Association today announced its men’s and women’s soccer all-American and all-academic selections for the 2011 seasons honoring five members of the Southern Virginia University women’s soccer team and two members of the men’s soccer team.
The Southern Virginia University women’s soccer team was shutout for the sixth time this season at Concord University on Wednesday as the Mountain Lions scored in the 19th and 71st minutes handing the Knights their 12th loss of the season.
Meghan Blackham’s first goal of the season could not have come at a more opportune time as the sophomore from Las Vegas, Nevada scored from 40 yards out with less than four minutes remaining during Monday’s Senior Day match with Washington Adventist University lifting the Southern Virginia University women’s soccer team to a thrilling 3-2 comeback victory over the NCAA Division II Shock.
Sophomore midfielder Meagen Varney (Loganville, Ga.) scored the final two goals during Monday’s Southern Virginia University women’s soccer match at Ferrum College giving the Knights a 3-2 double-overtime victory over the Panthers.
Freshman Brooke Mortensen (Provo, Utah) scored the first goal of her collegiate career in the 65th minute of Thursday’s match against NCAA Division III Eastern Mennonite University giving the Southern Virginia University women’s soccer team a 1-0 victory over the Royals as the Knights remained undefeated at home this season.
Jade Sorensen’s first collegiate goal was a memorable one. Playing in her first game on The Fields in front of a home crowd, the freshman forward from Spring, Texas, scored 35 seconds into overtime Tuesday afternoon giving the Southern Virginia University women’s soccer team its first victory of the 2011 season as the Knights defeated Randolph College 2-1.