FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PFEIFFER SPORTS INFORMATION
Thursday, April 23, 2009
WOMEN'S SOCCER ADDS SIX TO ROSTER

Misenheimer, NC – Head women’s soccer coach Elijah Denton announces six student-athletes have committed to Pfeiffer University to begin competing in the fall semester.  Two forwards, three midfielders and one defender have agreed to play for Pfeiffer.

Sheena Regan, a forward from Chesapeake, VA, is a three-time first team All-Southeastern district honoree.  She was named a Chesapeake Scholar-Athlete her freshman through junior year.  In her junior year she was also named Player of the Year for the Southeastern district, first team All-Tidewater, and second team All-Eastern region.  Regan is a Lumbee Native American who participates in Indian River High School’s Multi-Cultural Committee, Technology Student Association, and Sigma.  She also lettered in field hockey and swimming. Regan plays for the Chesapeake United Soccer Club.

Kaylie Lawing, a defender from Weston, FL, played on the Cypress Bay High School’s three year varsity soccer district champion team.  She played on Utah’s ODP team in 2002 and plays for the Plantation Eagles club team.  Lawing also played on her school’s four year varsity flag football district champion team.  She is a member of the Health Science Students of America, is an aide to Cypress Bay’s director of athletics, and will graduate with over 500 service hours.

Lindsay McQuade, a midfielder from Uxbridge, MA, is a two-time Southern Worcester County League All-Star, a two-time central Massachusetts All-Star, and a two-time Worcester Telegram and Gazette Divisional Super Team member.  She was a member of the 2008 All-State team, the 2008 District Select Massachusetts State Champion team, and the 2008 Central Massachusetts High School District Champion team.  McQuade plays for the Fuller Hamlets in the Massachusetts MAPLE league and the Blackwatch Alliance in the Super-Y league.  She is a member of the Uxbridge High School Student Council and the Superintendant’s Advisory Council.  McQuade also participated in baseball, tennis, and softball at Uxbridge.

Lexi Makris, a midfielder from Fredericksburg, VA, was the recipient of the Coaching Award for coaching a developmental soccer team.  She earned the Scholar-Athlete award at Riverbend High School.  She lettered in soccer as well as volleyball.  Makris is a member of the National Honor Society, Latin Honor Society, Latin Club, Young Life, FFA, and National Art Honor Society. She plays for the FASA Impact club team.

Sam Brown, a forward from Baltimore, MD, is a member of the Long Reach High School girls varsity soccer team.  She holds the all-time school record for most goals scored.  Brown plays for the Freestate Sharks club team.

Nikki Powell, a midfielder from Monroe, NC, was a 2009 captain on the Piedmont High School soccer team.  She was All-Conference South Piedmont in 2007 and 2008.  She is a Very Special Arts volunteer and AWANA leader.  Powell is a member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Medical Education Student Society, Health Occupations Students of America, and Interact Club. She also lettered in basketball.  Powell plays for the Mecklenburg Union Futbol Club.