Pfeiffer Women's Soccer Earns Seven All-USA South Designations
Misenheimer, N.C. – The Pfeiffer University women's soccer team has earned seven All-USA South designations.
Sophomore midfielder Madeline Capel (Harrisburg, N.C.) and sophomore defender Meredith Manson (Auburndale, Fla.) each earned All-USA South honors.
Capel finished the regular season with 10 goals and five assists and is tied with a team-best 25 points over the course of the season. She scored two goals in a pair of matches this season, with the first being in a 6-0 rout of Wesleyan on Sept. 9. She followed that with a two-goal burst against Southern Virginia on Sept. 19.
Manson managed three goals on the season and a team-best six assists. Her goals came against Southern Virginia (Sept. 19), Methodist (Sept. 29) and against Johnson & Wales (Oct. 30).
Other Falcon players earning honors were freshman forward Mackenzie Pruitt (Havelock, N.C.), junior goalkeeper Kaley Hyatt (St. Cloud, Fla.) and sophomore forward Cayci Eaton (Harrisburg, N.C.)
Pruitt earned First Team East Division honors after finishing the season as the team leader in goals with 11. She also managed three assists. Pruitt completed the regular season with a hat trick in Pfeiffer's 7-3 win at Johnson & Wales on Oct. 30.
Hyatt, Pfeiffer's starting goalkeeper this season, logged over 1200 minutes of action in goal and allowed just 11 goals on the season, good for a 0.82 goals against average. Hyatt recorded a .784 save percentage and made 40 saves on the year. She also earned three solo shutouts and had two combined shutouts on the season. Hyatt was also honored by the league by being named to the All-Sportsmanship Team.
Also earning Second Team East Division honors was sophomore forward Cayci Eaton. Eaton managed nine goals and three assists on the season while taking 48 shots for the Black and Yellow. Her best outing came in Pfeiffer's 6-0 win over Brevard, where she scored two goals while taking just three shots.
The Pfeiffer women's soccer team will now direct their attention to preparing for the ECAC Tournament which will start on Nov. 10.