2001 Season Recap

2001 Season Recap

The Salisbury University women's soccer team posted yet another outstanding season in 2001 as the Sea Gulls posted undefeated streaks of 12 games and seven games to earn a berth into the Capital Athletic Conference championship game. The women posted a final record of 14-2-3 overall and a perfect 7-0-0 record in the CAC. SU held a 60-9 scoring advantage over its opponents while only allowing 0.5 goals per game. The 2001 season was the first for current women's soccer head coach Jim Nestor.

SU began its season with a seven game undefeated streak that spanned across almost the entire month of September. After dropping a tough match to Johns Hopkins, the women responded with ten conssecutive shutouts to head into the CAC Championship game against Mary Washington. In the ten shutouts, SU outscored its opponents 46-0.

The womens team was the benficiary of four All-CAC performers, two of which were named to the first team. Senior fullback Ellen Mirsky and senior midfielder Amber Bradford led the SU charge with All-CAC first team distinctions while junior forward Erica Szoc and junior goalie GIna Ceneviva were honored to the All-CAC second team. Mirsky's awards did not stop there as she was also named to the NSCAA All-America third team. Senior back and biology major Kelly Knutson was named to the Verizon/CoSida Academic All-District II College Division Women's Soccer Team after she accumulated a 3.85 grade point average.

SU Statistical Leaders  

Goals  
Kathleen Tiedemann 11
Sarah Harding 9
Erica Szoc 8
   
Assists  
Kristey Lillis 5
Joy Mulholland 5
Amber Bradford 5
   
Points  
Kathleen Tiedemann 24
Sarah Harding 20
Erica Szoc 17
   
Saves  
Gina Ceneviva 71
Jessica Shaffer 1

 

 

 

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