FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, December 13, 1999
ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. --- Three Blue Jays have been named to the National
Soccer Coaches' Association of America/Umbro All-Mid Atlantic Regional
team for the 1999 season. They include sweeper Meredith Uber (Long Valley,
NJ/West Morris Central), forward Andrea Thompson (West Lawn, PA/Holy Name)
and Toni Stern (New Holland, PA/Garden Spot).
Uber, a senior sweeper and team captain, was also named to the MAC Commonwealth
first team for the third time and an all-star for the fourth time last
month, and captured her first MVP award. She led a Blue Jay defense which
allowed only 16 goals in 23 games and totaled 12 shutouts in 1999. She
scored one goal and had one assist. She is a 1996 graduate of West Morris Central High School.
A junior forward, Thompson was named to the All-Region team for the first
time following her team-leading goal and point scoring effort in 1999.
She scored eleven goals and had six assists for 28 points in her breakout
season. She was third in the MAC Commonwealth in both goals and assists
in 1999. She is currently ranked fifth on the Elizabethtown career goal
scoring list with 28, sixth in career points with 74, and ninth in career
assists with 18. She is a 1996 graduate of Holy Name High School.
Stern, a senior midfielder and two-year letterwinner, had five goals and
six assists for a total of 16 points. She was the team's fourth leading
scorer and notched three game-winning goals en route to her first Middle
Atlantic Conference Commonwealth all-star season and her first NSCAA/Umbro
She is a 1996 graduate of Garden Spot High School.
The Elizabethtown College women's soccer team finished the 1999 season
with a 15-7-1 record. The team tied the program record for longest winning
streak with ten, accomplished between September 14 and October 13.
Blue Jays finished in first place in the Commonwealth with a 7-0 record,
and the team was the postseason MAC runner-up.
Etown advanced to the
Mid-Atlantic Regional of the NCAA tournament, and fought the nation's
number one ranked College of New Jersey to a 0-0 double overtime draw
before falling in penalty kicks.