2008 SCAC Women's Soccer News

  • Patrick Johnston Tapped to Lead Sewanee Women's Soccer
    June 30, 2009
    SEWANEE, Tenn. -- Former All-American and All-ACC player Patrick Johnston has been named the next head coach for Sewanee's women's soccer program, according to Mark Webb, athletic director for Sewanee. Johnston has previous experience on the Mountain as the goalkeeper coach for the 2008 Tigers, who had a 10-win season.
  • Joe Vari Named Women's Soccer Coach at Rhodes
    May 13, 2009
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Joe Vari was named the Women's Soccer Coach and Assistant Coordinator of Recreational Services at Rhodes College today. Vari served as the men's and women's assistant coach this past season at Rhodes. Vari was instrumental in helping the women's team to their first SCAC Championship since 1991 and the team's first appearance in the NCAA Division III Championships.
  • Dylan Harrison steps down at Sewanee to accept Head Women's Soccer position at Nicholls State University
    May 07, 2009
    SEWANEE, Tenn. - Sewanee head women's soccer coach Dylan Harrison is resigning his post on the Mountain and has accepted the head coaching job at Division I Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana.
  • Bobby Lessentine steps down at Rhodes to accept Head Women's Soccer position at the University of Missouri - St. Louis
    March 05, 2009
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Rhodes’ Director of Athletics Mike Clary announced today that Bobby Lessentine will resign his position as Head Women’s Soccer Coach and Coordinator of Recreational Services effective March 6th to take over the women’s soccer program at The University of Missouri – St. Louis.
  • Record 776 student-athletes highlight SCAC Fall 2008 Academic Honor Roll
    January 27, 2009
    SUWANEE, Ga. - The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) named a record 776 student-athletes to the 2008 SCAC Fall Academic Honor Roll on Tuesday. This year's total eclipsed last year's previous record of 715 student-athletes. Since its inception in the fall of 1997, over 13,700 student-athletes have achieved recognition for their contributions in the classroom.
  • Rhodes' Bobby Lessentine and Trinity's Paul McGinlay honored as NSCAA/adidas Regional Coaches of the Year
    January 06, 2009
    KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Rhodes College women's head soccer coach Bobby Lessentine and Trinity University men's head soccer coach Paul McGinlay were honored as 2008 NSCAA/adidas Regional Coaches of the Year, the NSCAA announced today.
  • Centre's Boyer; Menard Named 2008 NSCAA/adidas NCAA College Division Academic All-Americans
    January 05, 2009
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Centre College seniors Adam Boyer and Erin Menard have both been named to the 2008 NSCAA/adidas NCAA College Division Academic All-American Team.
  • SCAC Lands Ten Players on 2008 NSCAA/Adidas All-Region Teams
    December 12, 2008
    KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Led By First Team All-South Region selection Becca Clarin of Rhodes College and First Team All-Great Lakes Region selection Erin Menard of Centre College, the SCAC had ten student-athletes named to the 2008 NSCAA/Adidas Region Teams.
  • Centre's Menard; Rhodes' Clarin Named NSCAA/adidas Division III All-Americans
    December 09, 2008
    KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Senior forward Erin Menard of Centre College and junior goalkeeper Becca Clarin of Rhodes College were selected to the 2008 NSCAA/adidas All-America Team for NCAA Division III women's soccer.
  • SCAC Announces Inaugural Soccer All-Sportsmanship Teams
    December 02, 2008
    SUWANEE, Ga. – The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) today announced its inaugural Men’s and Women’s Soccer All-Sportsmanship teams. Twenty three men’s and women’s soccer players were selected to the 2008 squad.
  • SCAC has two named to ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Women's Soccer Team
    November 19, 2008
    TOWSON, Md. - Centre College senior defender Kate Anderson and Trinity University junior midfielder Alex Leamy were named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Women's Soccer Team, announced the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
  • Rhodes College racks up major awards in 2008 All-SCAC Women's Soccer voting
    November 18, 2008
    SUWANEE, Ga. – For the first time in league history, three players will share one of the conference’s major postseason awards. In exclusive balloting by the head coaches of the conference, Diana Buss of Rhodes College, Evey Gannaway of Sewanee-University of the South and Allison Terry of Centre split the vote to share 2008 SCAC Offensive Player-of-the-Year. Katy Joyner of Rhodes was voted the league’s Defensive Player-of-the-Year.
  • Rhodes women lose to Illinois Wesleyan on PKs
    November 16, 2008
    ST. LOUIS, Mo. - After playing 110 minutes of scoreless soccer in the first round of the 2008 NCAA Championship Tournament, Rhodes lost to the Titans of Illinois Wesleyan University in a penalty kick shootout, 4-3, on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., on Saturday.
  • Centre Falls in First Round of NCAA Tournament to Denison
    November 15, 2008
    WESTERVILLE, Ohio - The Centre College women's soccer team lost 1-0 to Denison University in the first round of the NCAA Women's Soccer Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 15, in Westerville, Ohio. The Colonels finished the year with a record of 12-6-1 and were second in the SCAC with a 7-2 conference record.
  • Rhodes and Centre headed to NCAA Women's Soccer Tournament
    November 10, 2008
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Rhodes College earned the SCAC's automatic bid and Centre College received an at-large bid as both teams will compete in the field of 61 in the 2008 NCAA Division III Women's Soccer Tournament.
  • Women's Soccer Recap (Week 10) - Rhodes atop the SCAC; Clinches NCAA Tournament Birth
    November 04, 2008
    SUWANEE, Ga. - Rhodes College, who won the initial Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference title back in 1991 is back on top again for the first time since. The Lynx, who are guaranteed a share of the conference title headed in the the final weekend of regular season matches, will make its first trip to the NCAA Tournament for the first time in school history.
  • Rhodes women clinch NCAA Tournament berth; Share of SCAC title
    November 02, 2008
    SHERMAN, Texas - The 17th-ranked Rhodes women’s soccer team defeated Austin College by a score of 3-0 and clinched at least a share of the 2008 SCAC Women’s Soccer Championship Title as well as the SCAC’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
  • SCAC Has Eight Named to ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District Women's Soccer Team
    October 30, 2008
    ITHACA, N.Y. - Led by First Team selections Kate Anderson of Centre College, Alex Leamy of Trinity University and Bobbi Jones of Millsaps College, the SCAC had eight student-athletes selected to the 2008 ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District Womens's Soccer Team.
  • Women's Soccer Recap (Week 9) - Sewanee knocks off #18 Emory University
    October 28, 2008
    SUWANEE, Ga. - It was homecoming weekend for Sewanee on the Mountain and the Tigers did not disappoint in front of a home crowd knocking off the #18 Emory (Ga.) Eagles. With the win, Sewanee has now moved into the Region (South) Rankings for the second time this year at number ten. Sewanee is one of four Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference teams that is now regionally ranked.
  • Women's Soccer Recap (Week 8) - Idle Rhodes rises to #10 in the Nation, Southwestern garnered with first Region Ranking of the Season
    October 21, 2008
    SUWANEE Ga. - The Rhodes College Lynx who took a week off from action on the pitch still made some noise on the national scene climbing into the top ten in the nation at #10. Southwestern University who stepped out of conference this weekend defeated Hardin-Simmons (Texas) University and entered in the South Region Rankings at #10 for the first time this season. The Southern Colligate Athletic Conference now has three regionally ranked teams again for the first time since September of this year.
  • Women's Soccer Recap (Week 7) - Rhodes Climbs to into the Top Fifteen in the Nation at Number Twelve
    October 14, 2008
    SUWANEE, Ga. - Behind great play from the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference defensive player of the week Becca Clarin, Rhodes College fought its way to two tough 1-0 road victories. The Lynx now find themselves on top of the SCAC and ranked number twelve in the Nation the highest Rhodes has ever been ranked in the history of the program.
  • SCAC Women's Soccer Week 6 Recap - Centre women extend win streak to five with 4-2 victory over Millsaps
    October 07, 2008
    JACKSON, Miss. - The Centre College women's soccer team scored two goals in both the first half and the second half on its way to a 4-2 win over Millsaps College in a Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) match, Sunday, Oct. 5, in Jackson, Miss.
  • 2008 Women's Soccer Prospectus
    August 27, 2008
    SUWANEE, Ga. - The Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference is gearing up for what promises to be an exciting year in women's soccer. Last year Trinity University won its second straight SCAC title and seventh since 2000. The Tigers advanced to post-season play as the lone representative of the SCAC losing in the first round to Hardin-Simmons University. One of the strongest women's soccer conferences in the nation, it was the first time since 2004 that the SCAC has had less than two teams enter post-season play in the NCAA Tournament. With a bevy of talent returning the conference looks to play a major role in the national championship picture once again.