Schott Named Second Team All-American by Soccer Buzz

Jan. 10, 2002

BERKELEY - Junior forward Laura Schott was named a second team All-American by Soccer Buzz Thursday. Sophomore midfielder Kim Yokers, and freshman goalkeeper Mallory Moser also were honored by the women's collegiate soccer Web site.

In addition to earning All-America recognition, Schott was selected to the first team All-West Region team by Soccer Buzz. The Wilsonville, Ore., product led the Pac-10 for points (33) and goals (15) for the second-straight season in 2001, earning her back-to-back first team All-Pac-10 selections. Last season, Schott earned first team All-America honors from Soccer Buzz. For her career, Schott ranks second in school history for both points (110) and goals (49).

Yokers earned third team all-region honors after emerging as one of the top young playmakers in the country in 2001. The Seattle native finished the year with 12 points from three goals and six assists. Her six assists was the second-best output by a Golden Bear.

Moser garnered second team Freshman All-America kudos after starting all 21 games for Cal. She posted a 1.08 goals-against-average, giving up 23 goals in 1920 minutes in goal. Moser, who hails from Mill Valley, Calif., also earned second team All-Pac-10 recognition.

On the academic front, junior midfielder Brittany Kirk was selected to the Verizon Academic All-District VIII team. In order to be eligible for Academic All-America honors, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.20 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale), must be a starter or important reserve and be in at least their second season at their current school.

District VIII includes schools in the states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and British Columbia. The District VIII student-athletes advance to the Verizon All-America national ballot. The national Academic All-America women's soccer team will be announced on Feb. 7, 2002.

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