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Shepherd women’s soccer trio earns All-WVIAC honors

By Staff | Nov 9, 2012

Three members of the Shepherd University women’s soccer team have been named to the 2012 All-WVIAC Women’s Soccer Team. Sophomore midfielder Kasey Canterbury (Berryville, VA/Clarke County) earned first team honors, junior defender Erika Martin (Germantown, MD/Northwest) was a second team choice, while junior forward Morgan Gabriel (Egg Harbor City, NJ/Holy Spirit) gained honorable mention accolades.

Canterbury started in all 18 games for the Rams. She recorded three goals and added three assist for nine points on the year. She is tied for second place on the team in scoring (nine points) and also ranks second in assists (three).

Martin started in all 18 games for the Rams. She had one assist on the season. Martin helped anchor a Shepherd defense that posted seven shutouts and surrendered just one goal on five occasions on the year.

Gabriel tied for the team lead in goals with four and led the team with three-game-winning tallies. She added one assist for nine points to rank second on the squad in scoring. She earned WVIAC Player of the Week honors in late October.

Shepherd finished the 2012 season with a 7-8-3 overall mark with a 5-3-2 record in WVIAC play to place fourth in the conference. The Rams hosted a home WVIAC Tournament game for the second consecutive year.