December 26, 2010

Spot saved for Kitts on NCCAA Women's Soccer All-Tournament list

GREENVILLE, S.C. - King College's Abbey Kitts was selected to the 2010 NCCAA Women's Soccer Division I All-Tournament team, as the national office released the entire squad.

Kitts, a junior goalkeeper from Tazewell, Va., started and played all 270 minutes for King in the three matches at the NCCAA nationals. She started with seven saves against top-seed Spring Arbor (Mich.) University. The next day she helped King advance with a shutout over Mount Vernon Nazarene (Ohio) University with four saves. In the fifth-place match against Dallas Baptist (Texas) University, she had a total of eight saves.

In all she had 19 saves in the three NCCAA matches with a goals against average of 2.00 and save percentage of .800.

King ended the season sixth with an 8-14 record and the Lady Tornado won the NCCAA Mid-East region championship to qualify for nationals.

2010 NCCAA Women's Division I All-Tournament Team

Name Position School

Brittany Layne F Dallas Baptist
Allison Doyle F Trinity Christian
Angie Kuhn F Palm Beach Atlantic
Braydon Wiles M Spring Arbor
Trisha Airth M Trinity Christian
Katie Hudson M Corban
Kylee Hall M Trinity Christian
Kristin Abbott M Spring Arbor
Katie Arunyon M Palm Beach Atlantic
Ashley Drenth D Roberts Wesleyan
Chelsea Brunt D Trinity Christian
Alyssa Curtis D Spring Arbor
Rachel Sinkovitz D Spring Arbor
Abbey Kitts GK King

Rachel Sinkovitz   Most Outstanding Defensive Player

Angie Kuhn   Most Outstanding Offensive Player

Kristin Abbott   Most Outstanding Player