November 16, 2012

Six Pirates Earn All-SCAC Honors

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. - Southwestern women's soccer placed six players on the All-SCAC team this season, lead by First Team selection Lindsay Jakszta

Jakszta, a junior midfielder from Colleyville, Texas, started all 19 contests for Southwestern and led the team in goals and points with five goals and 11 points. Her biggest game was in California as Jakszta sparked an offensive onslaught with three goals in the first half to help the Pirates earn their first win of the season. 

Claire Matthews, Paige Duggins, Hannah Neil, Chelsea Letzer and Sarah Nonaka all earned a spot on the Second Team All-SCAC with their play this season. Matthews, a defender from San Antonio, Texas, was solid in the backfield, helping the Pirates earn six shutout victories on the season and two more ties. 

Duggins a junior from Glenn Heights, Texas, played in every game this season and was the second leading scorer on the team, putting away three goals this year for six points. She took 27 shots, 11 on goal, for an impressive .630 shots on goal percentage. 

Neil, a forward from San Antonio, Texas, saw action in 18 games and scored two goals for four points. She took 10 shots, seven on goal, for a position high .700 shots on goal percentage. 

Letzer, a midfielder from Copperas Cove, Texas, had a strong senior season for the Pirates. In 17 games she scored two goals and assisted on two others for six points, tying Duggins for the second highest point total. 

Nonaka, a goal keeper from Honolulu, Hawaii, set Southwestern records for most career saves and most career shutouts in her final season with the Pirates. Nonaka played in all 19 games this season and allowed 29 goals in 1384:49 minutes of action for a 1.88 goals against average. She posted 82 saves and a .739 save percentage. 

Southwestern ended the year at 6-11-2 overall and 4-3-1 in the SCAC after falling to the University of Dallas in the SCAC Conference Semifinals. 

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