Dec. 6, 2010
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - The Texas A&M soccer team placed four athletes on the NSCAA/Performance Subaru All-Central Region team, the organization announced Sunday.
Shipley is a two-time All-Central Region first team selection, also earning a spot on the 2009 squad. This season she has been named to the Lowe's Senior CLASS All-Senior All-America first team, the ESPN Academic All-America third team, the Academic All-Big 12 first team, and the Big 12 All-Tournament team, and took several Player of the Week honors. The Plano, Texas, native tallied a team second-best 25 points on 10 goals and five assists in 2010 and scored the game-winning goal vs. Oklahoma State (Oct. 24) for the Big 12 Championship.
Young had a career season with 71 shots and 36 shots on goal. The Castle Pines North, Colo., native also scored a career-best four game winners, vs. Purdue (Sept. 12), Nebraska (Sept. 26), Baylor (Oct. 8), and Texas Tech (Oct. 10). She was named to the NSCAA/Performance Subaru All-America fourth team, as well as the All-Big 12 first team.
Mathias netted nine goals on the season and recorded her first career hat trick, vs. Davidson (Sept. 3). The Birmingham, Ala., native kicked four game-winning goals and was a two-time Big 12 Player of the Week selection. Mathias was also named to the All-Big 12 first team and the Big 12 All-Newcomer team.
Lenz was the only freshman named to either the first or second teams. The Round Rock, Texas, native led the backline to ten shutouts, allowing less than two-thirds the amount of shots taken by the Aggies. She was the only freshman selected to the All-Big 12 first team and was also named to the Big 12 All-Newcomer team.
The Aggies ended the season in the NCAA second round with a 15-5-3 record after garnering the program's 11th Big 12 Championship and 16th straight NCAA Tournament appearance.