Boyd Earns NSCAA All-American Honors
Dec. 3, 2010
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Oregon State junior keeper Colleen Boyd was named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/Subaru Women's Division I All-American Third Team, as announced today. Six other players from the Pac-10 Conference were also selected.
Boyd earns her first-career NSCAA All-America honor as she led the Beavers to a historic season, finishing with a program-best record of 16-4-1. The La Cañada, Calif., native holds the 13th-best goals against average nationally at .561. During the 2010 season she recorded a school record 14 shutouts and set the school marks for consecutive scoreless minutes (580 min., 8 sec.), single-season goal against average (0.56) and career goals-against average (0.86).
Boyd becomes just the second player in Oregon State history to be selected to the NSCAA National All-American Third Team joining Val Williams who received the honor in 1995.
Stanford senior forward Christen Press, junior midfielder Teresa Noyola and California senior Alex Morgan earned first team honors. UCLA senior defender Lauren Barnes, junior forward Sydney Leroux, Boyd and Stanford sophomore defender/forward Courtney Verloo represented the Pac-10 on the third team.
For the full list of NCAA All-American teams click here. All the players will be honored at the annual All-America Luncheon, to be held at the Hilton Baltimore Hotel on Saturday, Jan. 15, as part of the 2011 NSCAA Convention.
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