PISCATAWAY, NJ – Rutgers junior Carli Lloyd (Delran, NJ) has been named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/adidas Women’s Soccer All-America Third Team.
Lloyd, a midfielder, earned her second All-America honor from the NSCAA, garnering third-team honors as a freshman in 2001. She led RU with 28 points (13 G, 2 A) this fall, earning first-team all-BIG EAST Conference honors for the third consecutive year and receiving a spot on the NSCAA Mid-Atlantic Region All-First Team.
Lloyd is the second Scarlet Knight to ever be named a two-time All-American by the NSCAA, following in the footsteps of Beth Schimenti (1986 third team, 1987 second team).
The Rutgers women’s soccer team (10-7-5, 3-2-1 BIG EAST) advanced to the second round of the 2003 NCAA Tournament and the quarterfinals of the BIG EAST Tournament.
National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) 2003 Women’s Soccer All-America Teams
All-First Team: Leisha Alcia (Jr., Illinois), Keeley Dowling (Jr., Tennessee), Johanna Lohman (Sr., Penn State), Iris Mora (So., UCLA), Nandi Pryce (Sr., UCLA), Sarah Rahko (Sr., Boston College), Catherine Reddick (Sr., North Carolina), Becky Sauerbrunn (Fr., Virginia), Lisa Stoia (Sr., West Virginia), Lindsay Tarpley (So., North Carolina), Amy Warner (Sr., Notre Dame), Tiffany Weimer (So., Penn State).
All-Second Team: Chrissie Abbott (Jr., West Virginia), Lori Chalupny (So., North Carolina), Kelly Hammond (So., Virginia), Lindsay Huie (So., Portland), Tara Hurless (Sr., Illinois), Annette Kent (Sr., Purdue), Amy Lepeilbet (Sr., Arizona), Kelly McDonald (Jr., Texas), Julianna Sitch (So., DePaul), Melissa Tancredi (Sr., Notre Dame), Kate Taylor (So., Boston College).
All-Third Team: Michelle Biehl (Jr., Villanova), Imani Dorsey (Sr., Portland), Stephanie Freeman (Jr., Florida), Leah Gallegos (So., Florida State), Kristin Graczyk (Jr., Connecticut), Carli Lloyd (Jr., Rutgers), Melissa Miller (Fr., Ohio State), Esmeralda Negron (Jr., Princeton), Heather O’Reilly (Fr., North Carolina), Aleisha Rose (Sr., BYU), Melissa Shulman (So., Boston Univ.), Caroline Smith (So., Kansas), Kati Jo Spisak (So., Texas A&M).