FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, December 12, 2000
ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. Two Elizabethtown College students have been named regional All-America selections in women's soccer. They are junior Dina Jingoli (Morrisville, PA/Notre Dame, NJ), who is a second team All Mid-Atlantic Region selection, and senior Andrea Thompson (West Lawn, PA/Holy Name), who is a third team All Mid-Atlantic Region honoree. The All-Region teams are chosen by the members of the National Soccer Coaches' Association of America (NSCAA).
Jingoli, a midfielder, started all 21 games for the Blue Jays this season. She finished the season as the third leading scorer on the team with 11 goals and 6 assists for 31 points. She was also named the co-Most Valuable Player of the Commonwealth Conference several weeks ago.
Through three seasons, Jingoli has collected 18 goals and 22 assists for 58 career points. In 1999, she was a member of the Commonwealth Conference Academic Honor Roll and was a Commonwealth Conference all-star. She repeated both awards in 2000 and was also named the Commonwealth Conference Most Valuable Player.
Jingoli is majoring in elementary education with a minor in human services at Elizabethtown. She is a 1998 graduate of Notre Dame High School.
Thompson started 18 and played in all 21 games for the Blue Jays this season. She finished second on the team in scoring with 12 goals and 5 assists for 31 points.
Over the course of her career, Thompson collected 40 goals and 23 assists for 103 career points, placing her third on the Elizabethtown all-time scoring list. Thompson is a three-time Commonwealth Conference all-star and was also named to last year's NSCAA All-Mid-Atlantic Regional Team.
Thompson is majoring in biology with a minor in psychology at Elizabethtown College. She is a 1996 graduate of Holy Name High School.
The Elizabethtown College womens soccer team finished with a mark of 13-7-1 and tied for first during the regular season in the Commonwealth Conference, but fell in the conference championship game, 2-0, to Messiah.