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July 12, 2010

2010 Season - 2010 WOMEN'S SOCCER PREVIEW

Kayla Radloff earned NCAA Division III All-American honors last year as a goalkeeper. She played in 22 matches and posted a 0.55 goals-against-average.

2010 AUGUSTANA VIKINGS WOMEN'S SOCCER

GENERAL INFORMATION
NAME: Augustana College
CITY/ZIP: Rock Island, Illinois 61201
FOUNDED: 1860
NICKNAME: Vikings
SCHOOL COLORS: Blue & Gold
HOME FIELD: Ericson Field
ATHLETIC AFFILIATION: NCAA Division III
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION: Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)
CONFERENCE: College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW)
PRESIDENT: Steven Bahls (Iowa, 1971)
ATHLETIC DIRECTOR: Mike Zapolski (Pepperdine, 1985)
ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT PHONE: (309) 794-7521

WOMEN'S SOCCER HISTORY
FIRST YEAR OF WOMEN'S SOCCER: 1993
OVERALL WOMEN'S SOCCER RECORD: 202-109-20 (.640) in 17 years
OVERALL CCIW WOMEN'S SOCCER RECORD: 64-33-6 (.650) in 15 seasons of league play

SPORTS INFORMATION
SPORTS INFORMATION DIRECTOR: Dave Wrath
SID OFFICE PHONE: (309) 794-7265
WRATH’S CELL PHONE: (309) 737-5306
SID FAX: (309) 794-7525
E-MAIL ADDRESS: davewrath@augustana.edu
AUGUSTANA ATHLETIC HOMEPAGE: www.augustana.edu
SID MAILING ADDRESS: Dave Wrath, Sports Information Director, 639 38th Street, Carver PE Center, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois 61201
 
COACHING STAFF
HEAD COACH: Scott Mejia (Edgewood College)
MEJIA'S RECORD: 149-64-12 (.689) overall in 11 years as collegiate head coach (25-17-1 in two years at Lakeland College in Sheboygan, Wisconsin and 124-47-11 (.712) in nine years at Augustana…In CCIW play Mejia has a 41-17-5 record in nine seasons).
MEJIA’S OFFICE NUMBER: (309) 794-7398
MEJIA'S HOME NUMBER: (563) 823-0199

TEAM INFORMATION
2009 RECORD: 20-2-1 overall and 7-0-0 in the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin, winning its first CCIW championship…The Vikings also won their first CCIW tournament title, defeating Millikin 5-0 and Illinois Wesleyan 1-0 and advanced to the “Sweet 16” of the NCAA Division III tournament.

LETTERWINNERS RETURNING/LOST: 24/Six
STARTERS RETURNING/LOST: 8/3
2010 CAPTAINS: 

KEY LOSSES: Anna Carey (Wheaton Warrenville South, Warrenville, Ill), 5-4, B...2009 2nd team All-CCIW...1st team NSCAA All-Region...One goal...Katie Oakes (Wheaton North HS, Wheaton, Ill.), 5-7, F...2009 1st team All-CCIW & Offensive MVP...2nd team NSCAA All-Region...Nine goals and four assists...Fourth in career goals (33) and points (85)... Lauren Polock (Wheaton North HS, Wheaton, Ill.), 5-4, MF...2009 1st team All-CCIW & Iron Viking Award winner... 1st team NSCAA All-Region...Four goals and a team-high 10 assists...School record-holder in single-season (10) and career (33) assists...Fifth in career points (65).

KEY RETURNEES: Kirsten Boesen (Normal Community West HS, Gibson City, Ill.), 5-9 Sophomore, B...Played in all 23 games with 20 starts...Four assists...Erin Coulson (Neuqua Valley HS, Naperville, Ill.), 5-0 Junior, F...2nd team All-CCIW...Team-high 11 goals, including seven game-winners, and one assist...Tied for the team lead in points with 23... Jessica Dodds (Linn-Mar, Marion, Iowa), 5-8 Junior, M…2008 Most Valuable Offensive Player & 2nd team All-CCIW...Three goals and one assist in 2009...Ashley Higuchi (Smoky Hill HS, Aurora, Colo.), 5-5 Junior, F...Six goals and four assists...Mary Pat Holtrop (St. Charles North HS, St. Charles, Ill.), 5-5 Junior, M... Defensive MVP...22 starts...One goal and one assist...Taylor Moesle (Sandburg HS, Orland Park, Ill.), 5-9 Sophomore, MF... Played in all 23 games with 22 starts...Nine goals and five assists to tie for team lead with 23 points...Megan Mummert (Crawfordsville HS, Crawfordsville, Ill.), 5-7 Senior, M...Started all 23 games...1st team All-CCIW...One assist...Kayla Radloff (West Chicago HS, West Chicago, Ill.), 5-6 Junior, GK...3rd team NSCAA All-American...1st team NSCAA All-Region...1st team All-CCIW...Academic All-District...School-record 19 wins in 2009...19-2-1 with a 0.55 GAA and .826 save percentage...Caitlin Winkelman (St. Charles North HS, St. Charles, Ill.), 5-9 Junior, M...1st team All-CCIW & NSCAA All-Region...Nine goals and three assists.

2009 AUGUSTANA WOMEN’S SOCCER SUPERLATIVES
FIRST CCIW CONFERENCE TITLE IN SCHOOL HISTORY: 7-0-0
CCIW TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONS: Defeated Millikin 5-0 and Illinois Wesleyan 1-0
NCAA TOURNAMENT APPEARANCE: Advanced to “Sweet 16” for first time in school history with 2-1 win over Albion and 1-0 win over UW-Stevens Points…Lost 2-1 to Calvin in “Sweet 16.”
SCHOOL RECORD FOR MOST SINGLE SEASON WINS: 20 (20-2-1)
NATIONAL RANKING: Ranked as high as No. 5 in the nation in NSCAA and D3kicks.com polls
NSCAA ALL-AMERICA SELECTION: Kayla Radloff (3rd)
NSCAA ALL-REGION SELECTIONS: Anna Carey (1st)…Lauren Polock (1st)…Kayla Radloff (1st)…Caitlin Winkelman (1st)…Katie Oakes (2nd)
CCIW ALL-CONFERENCE SELECTIONS: Kayla Radloff (1st)…Megan Mummert (1st)…Lauren Polock (1st)…Caitlin Winkelman (1st)…Katie Oakes (1st)…Anna Carey (2nd)…Erin Coulson (2nd)
CAREER TOP TEN LIST – GOALS SCORED: Katie Oakes…4th with 33; Erin Coulson…9th with 19
CAREER TOP TEN LIST – POINTS SCORED: Katie Oakes…4th with 85; Lauren Polock…5th with 65
CAREER TOP TEN LIST – ASSISTS: Lauren Polock…1st with 33; Katie Oakes…2nd with 19
SINGLE SEASON TOP TEN LIST – GOALS SCORED: Erin Coulson…T - 10th with 11
SINGLE SEASON TOP TEN LIST – ASSISTS: Lauren Polock…1st with 10
CCIW “PLAYER OF THE WEEK”: Taylor Moesle…09/15/09; Erin Coulson…09/29/09 & 10/06/09; Caitlin Winkelman…10/20/09; Kayla Radloff...10/27/09; Katie Oakes…11/04/09
ESPN THE MAGAZINE ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT: Kayla Radloff (3rd)
CCIW “COACH OF THE YEAR”: Scott Mejia
NSCAA CENTRAL REGION “COACH OF THE YEAR”: Scott Mejia
NSCAA ACADEMIC TEAM AWARD: 3.09 grade point average

TEAM AWARDS
MOST VALUABLE OFFENSIVE PLAYER – Katie Oakes
MOST VALUABLE DEFENSIVE PLAYER – Mary Pat Holtrop
MOST IMPROVED PLAYER – Bridget McDermott
IRON VIKING AWARD – Lauren Polock