ODU'S BEEMAN HEADLINES 2005 ALL-CAA WOMEN'S SOCCER TEAM
Nov. 4, 2005
RICHMOND, Va. - Old Dominion senior forward Laura Beeman (Chalfont, PA) was selected as the 2005 Colonial Athletic Association women's soccer Player of the Year in voting by the league's head coaches. The award was presented Thursday night on the eve of the semifinals of the CAA Women's Soccer Championship.
Beeman was the top offensive player in the CAA this season, leading the league in goals (16), points (35) and shots (78). She scored at least one goal in 10 of ODU's 19 contests and recorded five multi-goal performances, including a hat trick in the Lady Monarchs' regular-season finale against Towson. A three-time All-CAA selection, Beeman concluded her ODU career ranked second on the school's career goals (37) and points (86) list. She is just the second player in ODU history to receive CAA women's soccer Player of the Year honors.
Snyder who started and played in all 19 games contributed to a defense that that allowed only 24 goals this season and a 1.27 goals against average; she registered 1 assist. Pearson who started and played in all 19 games as a freshman, was second on the Lady Monarch team in goals (5) assists (3) and points (13).
The 2005-06 Old Dominion Lady Monarchs finished the season off with a 12-7-0 overall record, 6-5-0 in the CAA. Their best record since back in 2000 when they ended the season 13-7-1.
2005 All-CAA Women's Soccer Team
Player, School Cl. Pos. Hometown/High School Laura Beeman, Old Dominion* Sr. F Chalfont, Pa./Central Bucks West Kim Argy, James Madison Sr. F Oak Hill, Va./Chantilly Annie Lowry, James Madison So. F Butler, Pa./Butler Sandra Anger, VCU* Sr. MF Cuguen, France/Louis Bascan Edel Malone, Hofstra Fr. MF Ennis, Ireland/Colaiste Mhuire/GMIT Shannon Alger, Delaware* Sr. MF Hoptacong, N.J./Morris Catholic Jenny Cauble, UNC Wilmington# So. MF Greensboro, N.C./Grimsley Sue Weber, Hofstra So. D Islip, N.Y./Islip Jennifer Woodie, VCU# Sr. D Woodbridge, Va./Woodbridge Marie Curtin, Hofstra* So. D Kilmallock, Ireland/Ard Scoil Mhuire Becky Wachsberger, Hofstra# Sr. GK East Meadow, N.Y./East Meadow
Player, School Cl. Pos. Hometown/High School Kristin Kowalik, Northeastern Jr. F Vikingstad, Sweden/Katedralskolan Claire Zimmeck, William & Mary Fr. F Fairfax, Va./Woodson Stephanie Power, VCU Fr. F Dartmouth, Nova Scotia/Dartmouth Hayley Moorwood, VCU So. MF Auckland, New Zealand/Avondale Lydia Sturgis, William & Mary Sr. MF Jacksonville, Fla./Nease Amber Albrecht, Hofstra Sr. MF Southbury, Conn./Joel Barlow Katie Kane, Drexel* Sr. MF Franklinville, N.J./Delsea Regional Kim Snyder, Old Dominion* Sr. D Virginia Beach, Va./Tallwood Lauren Petchel, Delaware Jr. D Wallingford, Pa./Strath-Haven Anna Young, William & Mary Jr. D Burke, Va./Robinson Jessica Hussey, James Madison Sr. GK Kanata, Ontario/Holy Trinity
* - All-CAA First Team in 2004 # - All-CAA Second Team in 2004
CAA All-Rookie Team
Player, School Cl. Pos. Hometown/High School Edel Malone, Hofstra Fr. MF Ennis, Ireland/Colaiste Mhuire/GMIT Caitlyn Germain, Delaware Fr. F Auburn, Mass./St. Peter-Marian Kaitlin Bond, Drexel Fr. GK Landisville, Pa./Hempfield Kelly Renkin, UNC Wilmington Fr. F Midlothian, Va./Clover Hill Kimmy Germain, James Madison Fr. MF McLean, Va./Langley Janna Pearson, Old Dominion Fr. F Haymarket, Va./Stonewall Jackson Rosie Goldberg, Towson Fr. MF Ellicott City, Md./Centennial Stephanie Power, VCU Fr. F Dartmouth, Nova Scotia/Dartmouth Claire Zimmeck, William & Mary Fr. F Fairfax, Va./Woodson Megan Flanagan, VCU Fr. MF Franktown, Colo./Ponderosa Dani Collins, William & Mary Fr. D Cream Ridge, N.J./The Peddie School