ST. AUGUSTINE, F.L. − The 2011 Daktronics NCAA Division II All-Southeast Region Women's Soccer Teams were released Tuesday afternoon. Eight members of this year's teams were members of the 2010 teams, including this year's Region Player of the Year Catherine Hauck of Lenoir-Rhyne University. Pfeiffer University's Alyssa Wombwell (Grand Blanc, MI) was named to the region's second team.
Tramicka James of Tusculum College, Stephanie Lowery of Columbus State University, and Morgan Mitchell and Kelli Bahr of Armstrong Atlantic State University join Hauck on the first team again. Britney Bennett of the University of North Carolina Pembroke rose from second-team honors a year ago to first team this year.
The Daktronics NCAA Division II All-Southeast Region Teams are voted on by the sports information directors of the Southeast Region. The region is comprised of the Conference Carolinas, the Peach Belt Conference, and the South Atlantic Conference.
Members of the first team are now eligible for Daktronics NCAA Division II All-America honors.
The team is sponsored by Daktronics, Inc., an acknowledged world leader in scoring, timing and programmable display systems for virtually every sport at every level of competition. The team is voted on by the NCAA Division II members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (D2SIDA), with the online nomination and voting process powered by ATHLETICSITE.COM.
Hauck, a 5-foot-6 senior defender from Lake Mary, Fla., was named the South Atlantic Conference Player of the Year for the second straight season. She earned first-team All-SAC honors for the fourth time. Hauck has led Lenoir-Rhyne to a 17-2-1 record (9-0-0 in the SAC), the conference regular season title and a No. 5 national ranking. She is tied for second on the team in goals (11) and is second in points (26) this year. Last season, she earned All-American honors by Daktronics (2nd team) and the NSCAA (1st team). Lenoir-Rhyne has a NCAA Division II National Tournament third round match on Friday (Nov. 18) at Armstrong Atlantic State University at 11 a.m. in Savannah, Ga.