Ortega earns All-Region Team Recognition


Ortega earns All-Region Team Recognition
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 | by Janay Boone, Athletic Communications Assistant

NEWBERRY - Newberry College senior forward Alyssa Ortega added to her collection of collegiate accolades, being named to the United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II Women's All-Southeast Region third team.


Ortega, who is from Venice, Calif., netted 11 goals to rank third in the SAC in goals. Through 16 starts for the Wolves, Ortega racked up 107 shots and  27 points. She is tied for fifth in the conference in assists with five. She recorded her third career hat trick on senior day against Mars Hill.


She recorded three game-winning goals on the season. Ortega’s proficient scoring saw her shoot a little over half of her shots on frame. She ended the season scoring in seven contest. Ortega was named to the South Atlantic Conference Women’s Soccer All-Conference first team


The Wolves (7-11) completed the regular season with a 3-7 mark in SAC play to finish in eighth place.


Formerly known as the
National Soccer Coaches Association of America, the organization was founded in 1941 and based in Kansas City, Mo. It has grown into the world’s largest soccer coaches’ organization that serves members at every level of the game.


The complete list of United Soccer Coaches All-Southeast Region recipients can be found below.


First Team

Pos.

Player

Class

School

Hometown

K

Jacqueline Burns

So.

Carson-Newman University

Cookstown, Northern Ireland

D

Jasmine Sene'cal-Guzman

Sr.

University of North Caroline-Pembroke

Montreal, Que.

D

Helen Seed

Sr.

Carson-Newman University

Preston, England

D

Rachel Coutinho

Jr.

Belmont Abbey College

Cornelius, N.C.

M

Charlene Nowotny

So.

Flagler College

Marburg, Germany

M

Alana Jefferson

Sr.

Queens University

Washington, N.C.

M

Cassandra Wade

Sr.

Columbus State University

Augusta, Ga.

M

Holly Rawcliffe

Jr.

Limestone College

Preston, England

F

Olivia Jarrell

Jr.

Columbus State University

St. Augustine, Fla.

F

Lauren Wade

Sr.

Carson-Newman University

Coleraine, Northern Ireland

F

Amanda Bartholomew

Jr.

Georgia College and State University

Peachtree City, Ga.

F

Caroline Lucci

Fr.

Chowan University

Monaca, Pa.

 


Second Team

Pos.

Player

Class

School

Hometown

K

Gina Ryan

So.

University of North Carolina-Pembroke

Cape Carteret, N.C

D

Mariah Lewis

Sr.

Queens University

Viera, Fla.

D

Tehgan Anguilm

So.

Columbus State University

Newnan, Ga.

D

Averi Williams

Jr.

Carson-Newman University

Powell, Tenn.

M

Asa Thorsen

Jr.

University of North Georgia

Skieh, Norway

M

Charlotte Ring

Jr.

Queens University

Schwerin, Germany

M

Abbie Brown

Jr.

Lenoir Rhyne University

Leeds, England

M

Carlie Thornber

Sr.

Tusculum College

Oshawa, Ont.

F

Renee Van Horn

Jr.

University of North Georgia

Marietta, Ga.

F

Fiorella Fustagno

Sr.

Flagler College

Asunción, Paraguay

F

Riley Clark

So.

Columbus State University

Peachtree City, Ga.

F

Millie Shaw

Jr.

Limestone College

Halifax, England


Third Team

Pos.

Player

Class

School

Hometown

K

Veronica Smeltzer

Jr.

Limestone College

Glendora, Calif.

D

Jessi Vaverka

Sr.

University of North Georgia

Gainesville, Ga.

D

McKenzie Anderson

Sr.

University of North Georgia

Acworth, Ga.

D

Lea Hippauf

Jr.

Limestone College

Borsfleth, Germany

D

Helen Ramsey

Sr.

Lenoir Rhyne University

Port St. Lucie, Fla.

M

Abigael McGarel

So.

Lenoir Rhyne University

Morristown, Tenn.

M

Nicole Ferren

Sr.

Belmont Abbey College

Cornelius, N.C.

M

Jovanna Sanchez

Fr.

Catawba College

Hickory, N.C.

F

Alex Mathis

Jr.

Limestone College

Cowpens, S.C.

F

Holly Talbut-Smith

Jr.

Carson-Newman University

West Sussex, England

F

Lucero Robayo

Jr.

Young Harris College

Bogatá, Colombia

F

Morgan Patton

So.

Belmont Abbey College

Jacksonville, Fla.

F

Alyssa Ortega

Sr.

Newberry College

Los Angeles, Calilf.