Wombwell Named Three-Time NCCSIA All-State Selection
December 14, 2011
RALEIGH, N.C. – Eleven student‐athletes representing eight institutions were selected to the eighth annual North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) College Division All‐State women’s soccer team. Senior midfielder Kelly Adams from Wingate University was the highest vote getter in all positions. The team consists of student‐athletes from NCAA Division II and Division III colleges and universities throughout the state. North Carolina sports information professionals submitted nominees and NCCSIA members selected the teams.
The All‐State unit consists of one goalkeeper, three defenders, four midfielders, and three forwards. All
student‐athletes involved with ties in the voting process were included on the All‐State team.
The team is highlighted by three members from Lenoir‐Rhyne University and two each from Wingate
University and the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. Lees‐McRae College, Meredith College,
Mt. Olive College and Pfeifer University also all gained NCCSIA All‐State selections.
Brittany Bennett from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke took honors at goalkeeper. The
sophomore from Seminole, Fla. has also earned honors at First Team Daktronics All‐Region, First Team
All‐Peach Belt Conference and was unanimous Preseason All‐PBC. She led the All‐Peach Belt Conference
with 102 saves and a .887 save percentage which ranks her 14th nationally.
The defender position was led by senior Catherine Hauck from Lenoir‐Rhyne University. The Lake Mary,
Fla. native is a returning member to the all state team as a part of the 2010 NCCSIA All‐State team as a
midfielder. Hauck was a member of the 2011 Daktronics NCAA Division II Southeast Region team and
was named the South Atlantic Conference Player of the Year. She finished second on the team in goals
(11) and points (26) this year and led Lenoir‐Rhyne to 17‐3‐1 record (9‐0 in league play) and the
conference regular season championship.
The next defender is junior Fanny Forsman from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. The
Borås, Sweden native gained honors for the 2011 Daktronics Second Team All‐Region, 2011 First Team
All‐Peach Belt Conference and 2011 PBC All‐Tournament Team.
Rounding out the defenders is senior Mary Dorn from Lees‐McRae College. The Shallotte, N.C native
helped Lees‐McRae to a 13‐5‐3 record. She was named to the Daktronics all‐Southeast Region 1st team,
All‐Conference Carolinas 1st team and was fifth on the team in goals and points.
Leading the midfielders is senior Kelly Adams from Wingate University. Adams, the Matthews, N.C.
native, was the highest vote getter across all positions. She earned first team All‐SAC & All‐Region and
was named the SAC Tournament MVP. She led the nation with 17 assists and helped Wingate rank
fourth nationally in scoring.
Earning her third year in a row on the NCCSIA team is midfielder Alyssa Wombwell from Pfeiffer
University. Wombwell, the native of Grand Blanc, Mich., was a member of the 2009 and 2010 NCCSIA
All‐State Teams. Wombwell gained first team All‐Conference recognition in Conference Carolinas as well
as Daktronics All‐Southeast Region Second Team honors.
Rounding off the midfield, is junior Carley Griffin from Lenoir‐Rhyne University and sophomore Eliza
Evans from Meredith College. Griffin, a native of Fresno, Calif., finished second on the team in goals (11)
and third in points (25) and was a 2011 First‐Team NCAA Division II Southeast Region and South Atlantic
Conference honoree. Evans, a Raleigh, N.C. native, led Meredith with 13 goals which was good for third
overall in the USA South Athletic Conference and was also named to the 2011 USA South Women's
Soccer First Team.
The three forwards named to the team were led in the voting by senior Laura Lineham from Lenoir‐
Rhyne University. The San Diego, Calif. native was a 2011 First‐Team All‐South Atlantic Conference
honoree and Second‐Team NCAA Division II Daktronics All‐Southeast Region pick. She led Lenoir‐Rhyne
in goals (12) and scoring (30) this season including six game‐winners . She helped the Bears win the
conference title, finish 17‐3‐1 on the year and earn a berth in the NCAA Division II Southeast Regional
Also named to the forward position is Jade Montgomery from Wingate Unviersity. The Monroe, N.C.
native was also named to the first team All‐SAC and, second Team All‐Region and SAC All Tournament.
Montgomery was second in the SAC with 13 goals with six of her goals came in the SAC Tournament,
which included a hat trick in the quarterfinal win over Catawba.
Finishing off the team at forward is Lindsey Stanley from Mount Olive College. The Clearwater, Fla.
native was tied for 5th in nation in points per game and ranked 7th in nation in goals per game. She was
a 2011 CoSIDA Academic All‐District First Team and two‐time All‐Conference Carolinas Second Team
Founded in 2002, NCCSIA is comprised of sports information professionals from NCAA Division I, II, III,
NAIA and independent institutions from the state of North Carolina. The organization seeks to promote
collegiate athletics and student‐athletes at all schools. Membership is open to anyone affiliated with a
college, university or conference located in North Carolina, and whose area of responsibility lies within
NCSSIA selects All‐State teams for men's and women's soccer, volleyball, men’s and women’s basketball,
softball and baseball on the College (Division II, III, NAIA) and University (Division I) levels. .
2011 NCCSIA College Division Women’s Soccer All State Team
Goalkeeper: Brittney Bennett, University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Defender: Catherine Hauck, Lenoir‐Rhyne University %
Defender: Fanny Forsman, University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Defender: Mary Dorn, Lees‐McRae College
Midfielder: Kelly Adams, Wingate University
Midfielder: Alyssa Wombwell, Pfeiffer University& %
Midfielder: Carley Griffin, Lenoir‐Rhyne University
Midfielder: Eliza Evans, Meredith College
Forward: Laura Lineham, Lenoir‐Rhyne University
Forward: Jade Montgomery, Wingate University
Forward: Lindsey Stanley, Mount Olive College
‐ & 2009 NCCSIA All State Pick
‐ % 2010 NCCSIA All State Pick