1997 Season Recap

1997 Season Recap

In 1997, the Salisbury University women's soccer team continued its trend of succesful seasons for the fourth consecutive year. The women finished with a final record of 15-3-3 and a 4-1-1 margin in the Capital Athletic Conference. SU posted an eight game winning streak in the regular season, which was the second highest total in school history. The women had six players named the All-CAC team, two of which were also named to the All-Mid-Atlantic Region team.

Salisbury began the year with two big victories over Methodist and Shenandoah before dropping a tough match to Notre Dame (Md.). After trading wins for its next six contests, the women posted seven shutouts in their eight meets. During the span, SU outscored its opponents 27-1. After playing to a 1-1 tie with Goucher, SU opened up the CAC Tournament with two consecutive victories. The women would have their season ended in the CAC finals for the second consecutive season when Mary Washington won in penalty kicks.

Senior fullback Nicole Urban-Ingley led SU on the year as she was named to the All-Mid-Atlantic Region and All-CAC first teams. SU had one other played join Urban-Ingley on the All-CAC first team in sophomore midfielder Dana Earl. Salisbury had four women named to the All-CAC second team in sophomore forward Courtney Urban, senior forward Danielle Urban, sophomore fullback Jennifer Mazzola, and freshman goalkeeper Amy Forbes. Courtney Urban was also named to the All-Mid-Atlantic third team.

SU Statistical Leaders 

 

Goals  
Courtney Urban 13
Danielle Urban 10
Dana Earl 4
Amy Gallagher 4
   
Assists  
Danielle Urban 9
Courtney Urban 5
Dana Earl 5
Jennifer Mazzola 5
   
Points  
Courtney Urban 31
Danielle Urban 29
Dana Earl 13
   
Saves  
Amy Forbes 82
Becky Keller 26
   

 

 

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