Four Blazers Named to All-Conference USA Team

Jasmine Kauka, a senior midfielder, was one of four Blazers named to the All-Conference USA Award List.

Nov. 4, 2013

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Four members of the UAB women’s soccer team were named to the Conference USA All-Conference Team, the league office announced on Monday.

Senior Jasmine Kauka and sophomore Paige Hanks earned All-Conference Third Team honors, while Morgan Key-Adams and Kimberly Fincher earned a spot on the All-Freshman Team.

Hanks finished the 2013 regular season tied for the team lead in goals with six in 19 starts, and finished with 15 points, while Kauka finished with three goals and three assists.

Fincher finished tied for second on the team in goals with five and also had two assists, while Key-Adams finished with one goal and one assist in 17 games played during her freshman campaign.

Fincher’s and Key-Adams’ appearance on the All-Freshman Team marks the 16th and 17th for the Blazers in program history. With the four members from this year’s squad recognized as All-Conference USA Selections, the UAB total rises to 72 in program history for total selections for the postseason honor.

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Offensive Player of the Year  
Rachel Holden, North Texas

Defensive Player of the Year   
Kelsey Hodges, North Texas

Midfielder of the Year   
Kaeli Vandersluis, Colorado College

Freshman of the Year   
Rachel Holden, North Texas



Coach of the Year   
Geoff Bennett, Colorado College

All-Conference First Team   
F: Rachel Holden, North Texas
F: Holly Hargreaves, Rice 

F: Lauren Hughes, Rice 

F: Azia Nicholson, UTEP

MF: Jessie Ayers, Colorado College 

MF: Kaeli Vandersluis, Colorado College
MF: Quinney Truong, Rice 

D: Katie Uyenishi, Colorado College 

D: Caitlin Hite, East Carolina 

D: Olivia Mbala, Florida Atlantic
D: Kelsey Hodges, North Texas
GK: Kate Scheele, Colorado College

All-Conference Second Team   
F: Ashleigh Shim, FIU 

F: Claire Emslie, Florida Atlantic
F:  Jade Babcock, UTEP 

MF: Amanda Jones, Charlotte 

MF: Kate Loye, Middle Tennessee 

MF: Jordan O’Brien, Tulsa
D: Monica Trickett, Charlotte 

D: Kecia Morway, Colorado College
D: Tori Martyn, UTEP
GK:  Caitlin Updyke, Louisiana Tech
GK:  Bubba Makela, UTSA

All-Conference Third Team
F: Sarah Schweiss, Colorado College
F: Kendall Frey, East Carolina
F: Vanessa Ibewuike, North Texas
F: Danica Roberts, Southern Miss
MF: Kim Lopez, FIU
MF: Paige Hanks, UAB 

MF: Jasmine Kauka, UAB
MF: Aleah Davis, UTEP
D: Danielle Romano, East Carolina
D: Alyssa Cathey, Marshall
D: Emily Jorgenson, Middle Tennessee

All-Freshman Team   
Nicole Anderson, D, Charlotte
Chanisse Hendrix, F, Colorado College
Caitlin Hite, D, East Carolina
Katie Englert, MF, Florida Atlantic
Majolein Timmermans, D, Louisiana Tech
Rachael Figg, F, Middle Tennessee
Rachel Holden, F, North Texas
Jenny Fichera, D, Rice
Brittany Taylor, GK, Southern Miss
Lana Bermel, MF, Tulsa
Morgan Key-Adams, MF, UAB
Kim Fincher, MF, UAB
Aleah Davis, MF, UTEP
Bubba Makela, GK, UTSA