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2016 NAIA Women’s Soccer All-America Teams Announced

December 06, 2016
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By Spencer Scheve, Communications and Sports Information Intern 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has revealed the 2016 NAIA Women’s Soccer All-America teams, the national office announced Tuesday. The NAIA All-America Committee, which consists of the NAIA-Women’s Soccer Coaches Association officers and seven additional women’s soccer coaches, select the three 11-member teams and the honorable mention teams.

Northwestern Ohio junior midfielder Klara Cahynova was named the 2016 NAIA Women’s Soccer National Player of the Year. The Zlin, Czech Republic, native is the first Racer to win this award since its inception in 1997. Cahynova was named to the 2016 NAIA Championship All-Tournament Team.  Cahynova is a three-time All-American and was a second team member in 2014 as a freshman, received first team honors as a sophomore and junior.

Overall, three freshman landed on the first, second or third team – Annika Koemm of Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) (second team), Evdokia Popadinova of Northwestern Ohio (third team) and Riko Sagara of Martin Methodist (Tenn.) (third team).

Kaylin Swart earns Menlo’s (Calif.) first ever Women’s Soccer All-America award in school history.

Overall, 14 teams have players represented on one of the teams. National Champion Northwestern Ohio and national runner-up Spring Arbor (Mich.) lead all teams with five players on the list.

The 2016 Select Sport America-NAIA Women’s Soccer National Coach of the Year will be announced at the National Soccer Coaches’ Association of America (NSCAA) National Convention held in Los Angeles, Calif., on Jan 11-15.

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2016 NAIA Women’s Soccer All-America Team

First Team:

Name School Hometown Position Year
Camilla Andersen Northwestern Ohio Horsens, Denmark Forward Sophomore
Aubrey Schierbeek Spring Arbor (Mich.) Hudsonville, Mich. Forward Junior
Tyler-Rae Molloy Mobile (Ala.) St. Albert, Alberta, Canada Forward Senior
Klara Cahynova Northwestern Ohio Zlin, Czech Republic Midfielder Junior
Bethany Balcer Spring Arbor (Mich.) Hudsonville, Mich. Midfielder Sophomore
Brooke Lillywhite Westmont (Calif.) Huntington Beach, Calif. Midfielder Senior
Rosie McShane Benedictine (Kan.) Phoenix, Ariz. Midfielder Senior
Sarah Klunder Spring Arbor (Mich.) Grandville, Mich. Back Junior
Hannah Baines Northwestern Ohio Derby, England Back Senior
Liz Intfen Benedictine (Kan.) Olathe, Kan. Back Senior
Abby Schue Grace (Ind.) Warsaw, Ind. Goalkeeper Junior

Second Team:

Name

School

Hometown

Position

Year

Johanna Engberg Keiser (Fla.) Stockholm, Sweden Forward Senior
Millene Cabral Martin Methodist (Tenn.) Porto Alegre, Brazil Forward Sophomore
Yvonne Ploeg Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) Grootegast, Netherlands Forward Sophomore
Ebba Blomqvist Keiser (Fla.) Skovde, Sweden Midfielder Sophomore
Annika Koemm Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) Oberickelsheim, Germany Midfielder Freshman
Robyn Moodaly Northwestern Ohio East London, South Africa Midfielder Junior
Rachel DeLancey Spring Arbor (Mich.) Glenshaw, Pa. Back Senior
Madyson Brown Biola (Calif.) Salem, Ore. Back Sophomore
Linzi Taylor Martin Methodist (Tenn.) Glasgow, Scotland Back Senior
Shelby Austin Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) Ramsey, Ind. Back Junior
Amanda Howard Campbellsville (Ky.) Harrodsburg, Ky. Goalkeeper Junior

 

Third Team:

Name School Hometown Position Year
Corrie Good Spring Arbor (Mich.) Caledonia, Mich. Forward Senior
April Stewart William Carey (Miss.) Pascagoula, Miss. Forward Sophomore
Evdokia Popadinova Northwestern Ohio Hadzhidimovo, Bulgaria Forward Freshman
Lyana Perez Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) Lima, Peru Midfielder Senior
Krista Hooper Baker (Kan.) Edmonton, Canada Midfielder Senior
Cayla Hebert Mobile (Ala.) Lafayette, La. Midfielder Junior
Riko Sagara Martin Methodist (Tenn.) Tokyo, Japan Midfielder Freshman
Julia Appelberg William Carey (Miss.) Likoping, Sweden Back Senior
Leah Corse Mobile (Ala.) Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Back Senior
Jessica Hillebert Baker (Kan.) Topeka, Kan. Back Senior
Kaylin Swart Menlo (Calif.) Port Elizabeth, South Africa Goalkeeper Junior

 

Honorable Mention: Sorted by School

Name

School

Olivia Myers

Benedictine (Kan.)

Danielle Kryyzaniak

Bethel (Tenn.)

Cat Newberry

Biola (Calif.)

Heidi Tamblyn

Cardinal Stritch (Wis.)

Jamie Karch

Cardinal Stritch (Wis.)

Jamie Carter

Carroll (Mont.)

Flavia Rosado

Columbia (Mo)

Randi Donahue

Corban (Ore.)

Emily Shires

Cumberland (Tenn.)

Rebecca Holloway

Cumberland (Tenn.)

Regan Troff

Davenport (Mich.)

Shameeka Fishley

Davenport (Mich.)

Estelle Fortes

Embry-Riddle (Ariz.)

Ally Leara

Embry-Riddle (Ariz.)

Tiffany Rodriguez

Georgia Gwinnett

Nicole Rodriguez

Georgia Gwinnett

Meridith Hollar

Grace (Ind.)

Megan Kruse

Hastings (Neb.)

Taylor Geis

Hastings (Neb.)

Aspen Robinson

John Brown (Ark.)

Sara Lachance

John Brown (Ark.)

Cynthia Chavez

Kansas Wesleyan  

Jen Rogers

Kansas Wesleyan  

Filippa Millqvist

Keiser (Fla.)

Olivia White

Keiser (Fla.)

Veronica Kurtz-Martinez

Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)

Kelly Cappuccio

Madonna (Mich.)

Amanda Annee

Marian (Ind.)

Caroline Ladaga

Martin Methodist (Tenn.)

Hikaru Nakamura

Martin Methodist (Tenn.)

Brooke Ybarra

Marymount California

Taryn McClendon

MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.)

Sara Schmidt

MIdAmerica Nazarene (Kan.)

Andrea Garcia Tornero

Missouri Valley

Jubilee Zevenbergen

Northwest (Wash.)

Tiffany Taylor

Northwest (Wash.)

Lexi Paas

Ohio Christian

Emily Bushue

Olivet Nazarene (Ill.)

Caroline Jenkins

Ottawa (Kan.)

Naysal Munoz

Ottawa (Kan.)

Gabriela Lopez

Our Lady of the Lake (Texas)

Hayley Tiernay

Our Lady of the Lake (Texas)

Emily Key

Park (Mo.)

Celly Ruiz

Point (Ga.)

Katie Hale

Reinhardt (Ga.)

Allie Hale

Reinhardt (Ga.)

Jacqueline Monteon

Robert Morris (Ill.)

Emily Burkman

Siena Heights (Mich.)

Samantha Bartelotti

Siena Heights (Mich.)

Uchenna Kanu

Southeastern (Fla.)

Konya Plummer

Southeastern (Fla.)

Megan McArthur

Southern Oregon

Megan Smith

Southern Oregon

Ashley Timmons

Spring Arbor (Mich.)

Kayla Anderson

St. Ambrose (Iowa)

Katie Wierenga

Taylor (Ind.)

Savana Porter

Taylor (Ind.)

Jessica Bianchi

Trinity Christian (Ill.)

Desiree Coles

UC Merced (Calif.)

Haley Magana

Vanguard (Calif.)

Madison Lopp

Vanguard (Calif.)

Haley Bruce

Vanguard (Calif.)

Katie Bares

Viterbo (Wis.)

Maddi Berthoud

Westmont (Calif.)

Jamie Holifield

William Carey (Miss.)

Savannah Carter

William Carey (Miss.)