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Four Women's Soccer Dukes Earn Preseason All-CAA Honors
Courtesy:JMUSports.com Release:08/15/2012
HARRISONBURG, Va., Aug. 15, 2012 -- Four James Madison women's soccer players have received preseason All-Colonial Athletic Association accolades.

Junior forward Lauren Wilson (Coatesville, Pa./Downingtown) and junior defender Becky Sparks (Laurel Springs, N.J./Paul VI) were named to the preseason All-CAA Team by both the CAA and the website College Sports Madness.  Senior midfielder Katie Menzie (Chantilly, Va./Chantilly) earned All-CAA Honorable Mention from the CAA, and sophomore defender Shannon Rano (Branchburg, N.J./Immaculata) was named to the College Sports Madness All-CAA Second Team.

The CAA's All-CAA honors were voted by the league's head coaches.

JMU plays its first three games of the 2012 season at home at the new University Park athletic and recreation complex.  The Dukes' first game is Sunday, Aug. 19, vs. Marshall (7 p.m.), and JMU hosts the Fairfield Inn by Marriott Invitational Tournament on Aug. 24 and 26. 

Player, School, Pos., Cl., Hometown
Jewel Evans, Georgia State, F, Jr., Alpharetta, Ga.
Tiana Kallenberger, George Mason, F, Sr., Irvine, Calif.
Ali Miller, Delaware, F, Sr., Sinking Spring, Pa.
Greta Samuelsdottir, Northeastern, F, Sr., Kopavogur, Iceland
Lauren Wilson, James Madison, F, Jr., Coatesville, Pa.
Cortlyn Bristol, William & Mary, M, Sr., Chantilly, Va.
Stephanie Rose, UNCW, M, Sr., Jacksonville, N.C.
Mallory Schaffer, William & Mary, M, Sr., Allison Park, Pa.
Brooke Bendernagel, Hofstra, D, Sr., Smithtown, N.Y.
Emily Fredrikson, William & Mary, D, So., Ashburn, Va.
Biz Matta, Drexel, D, Sr., Exton, Pa.
Becky Sparks, James Madison, D, Jr., Laurel Springs, N.J.
Eve Badana, Drexel, G, So., Markham, Ontario

Honorable Mention:
Paige Burnett, So., G, Northeastern
Emory Camper, So., F, William & Mary
Tania Domingos, Sr., M, Delaware
Chelsea Duffy, Jr., M, Delaware
Mary Kate Lowry, Sr., D, George Mason
Katie Menzie, Sr., M, James Madison
Cheyenne Skidmore, Sr., F, Towson

Preseason Player of the Year:  Mallory Schaffer, William & Mary
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Offensive Player of the Year:  Mallory Schaffer, William & Mary
Defensive Player of the Year: Emily Fredrikson, William & Mary
Freshman of the Year: Barbara Platenberg, William & Mary
Coach of the Year: John Daly, William & Mary

First Team
F, Lauren Wilson, James Madison
F, Cortlyn Bristol, William & Mary
F, Jewel Evans, Georgia State
F, Ali Miller, Delaware
M, Tania Domingos, Delaware
M, Chelsea Duffy, Delaware
M, Mallory Schaffer, William & Mary
M, Dani Rutter, William & Mary
D, Becky Sparks, James Madison
D, Paige Babel, George Mason
D, Emily Fredrikson, William & Mary
D, Brooke Bendernagel, Hofstra
Second Team 
F, Tiana Kallenberger, George Mason
, Stephanie Rose, UNC Wilmington
, Greta Samuelsdottir, Northeastern
, Cheyenne Skidmore, Towson
, Sam Scolarici, Hofstra
M, Ashlee Coutu, Old Dominion
M, Mary Kate Lowry, George Mason
M, Biz Matta, Drexel
D, Shannon Rano, James Madison
D, Sofia Read, Towson
D, Sam Greenfield, Drexel
D, Tara Connors, William & Mary

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