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Rodrigues Named All-American; Four Lady Bucs Named All-South

MEMPHIS — The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) named CBU junior midfielder Camilla Rodrigues a Second Team All-American after she led the Lady Bucs to a 13-6 season. Rodrigues is a Civil Engineering major from Belo Horizonte, Brazil. 

Rodrigues is CBU's first women's soccer All-American selection since 2008, when Elin Svavarsdottir was a First Team Daktronics All-American. The NSCAA also selected her as one of four Lady Bucs on the Division II All-South Region Team. Rodrigues was named a First Team selection after she scored 10 goals with 11 assists for 31 points on the season, finishing second in the GSC in goals and points and first in assists. She ranked 11th in the nation in assists per game and 35th in points per game. She was one of four GSC players to earn a spot on the All-Region first team. 

Three other Lady Bucs earned Third Team All-South Region accolades. Senior goalkeeper Robyn Wade was a third-team pick after collecting eight shutouts with a 1.00 goals against average. She made 53 saves. She is 93rd in the nation in goals against average and holds school records for career wins, saves, minutes played, games played and games started. Wade is a Mechanical Engineering major from Collierville, TN.

Junior midfielder Chelsea Casaccia and senior midfielder Carmen Manes joined Wade on the Third Team. Casaccia started all 19 games at midfield with two assists and two points, playing 1,414 minutes. Manes also started all 19 games, logging three assists and three points in 1,195 minutes. Casaccia is a Biology major from Tampa, FL; Manes is a Liberal Studies major from Memphis.

The Lady Bucs went 13-6 and reached the NCAA Division II South Regional for the first time since 2003.

Posted by Devon Wade at 2:17 PM