Jenny Woodward Earns Third Team All-Conference USA Honors In Women's Soccer

Oct. 31, 2000

BIRMINGHAM - - UAB senior women's soccer player Jenny Woodward garnered third team all-Conference USA honors today. The selection of teams and individual awards were based on voting by the league's 12 head coaches.

The midfielder from Dallas, Texas, completed her UAB career this fall with 77 career games as she started in all 19 matches for the Blazers this season. Woodward collected a goal and two assists during the 2000 campaign. For her career, Woodward tallied 17 assists, putting her fourth on the UAB career chart for that category.

Charlotte's Jill Currie highlighted the first team by earning her second straight selection as Player of the Year. Saint Louis goalkeeper Meghann Burke took home Defensive Player of the Year honors, while Jessica Gjertson of Memphis was voted Top Freshman. Marquette's Markus Roeders earned Coach of the Year honors.

The following is a breakdown of the three teams, along with the all-freshman squad.

First Team: Jill Currie, F, Charlotte, Kate Gordon, F, Marquette, Jessica Gjertson, F, Memphis, Kelly Young, D, Saint Louis, Rhegan Hyypio, D, Marquette, Heather O'Neil, D, Marquette, Jenny Kehl, MF, Saint Louis, Siri Nordby, MF, South Florida, Kristen Jensen, MF, Marquette, Tiffany Ogden, MF, Cincinnati, Meghann Burke, GK, Saint Louis.

Second Team: Jen Meiners, F, Cincinnati, Meredith Mayo, F, Charlotte, Stacey Hall, F, Southern Miss, Stephanie Welch, D, Marquette, Megan McNiff, D, Saint Louis, Sarah Judy, D, Charlotte, Erin Maysent, MF, Marquette, Laura Lockwood, MF, Charlotte, Tia Oplinger, MF, South Florida, Kathleen Schager, MF, Saint Louis, Jennifer Howell, GK, Charlotte.

Third Team: Mandy Trokey, F, Saint Louis, Nicole Aubuchon, F, Houston, Kim Jedlo, F, Cincinnati, Kristina Wilson, D, Cincinnati, Mikel Casey, D, Charlotte, Brooke Beck, D, South Florida, Kara Bullinger, MF, Houston, Colleen Lake, MF, Tulane, Tricia Wiles, MF, Southern Miss, Jenny Woodward, MF, UAB, Christy Hoffman, GK, Cincinnati.

Freshman Team: Kristen Jensen, MF, Marquette, Nicole Aubuchon, F, Houston, Jessica Gjertson, F, Memphis, Jill Hayes, F, Charlotte, Emily Allwardt, D, Houston, Carolyn Kopp, MF/F, Marquette, Kim Jedlo, Cincinnati, Tiffany Lawson, MF, Tulane, Anne Ioder, MF/F, Marquette, Carrie Carlson, D, Saint Louis, Anne Lucier, F, Saint Louis, Danielle Aldrich, F, South Florida.