Regals Pair Named to ESPN All-Area Team

Accolades continue for CLU women's soccer

Friday, Jan. 13, 2012 12:30 pm

Taylor Will (L) and Sinead Vaughan combined for 24 goals and 20 assists in 2011.
Credit: Josh Martin (Brooks Institute) Hi-res image

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Cal Lutheran women's soccer team members Taylor Will and Sinead Vaughan were named to the ESPN Los Angeles College All-Area Team. Both are members of a squad that consists of players from NCAA Division II, III, and NAIA institutions.

Release: ESPN College All-Area Team

Will was named the Freshman of the Year after contributing 19 goals and eight assists in her inaugural season with the Regals. She is the only player from NCAA Division III to earn a spot on the All-Area Team as a forward. Will was also named the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Newcomer of the Year and an NCAA All-West Region First Team selection.

Vaughan is the only NCAA Division III player to earn an All-Area Team selection at the midfielder position. She was earlier named an All-American selection, All-Region honoree, and SCIAC Player of the Year for the second year in a row.

The ESPN team was selected by Scott French, who has covered soccer for more than 30 years and was senior editor at Soccer America. He has also covered three World Cups among many other major tournament and matches during his career as a sports journalist.