Women's Soccer Preview: Hofstra
Courtesy: UNCW Athletic Communications
WILMINGTON, North Carolina - The No. 3 seed UNCW women's soccer team makes its second championship game appearance in four seasons Sunday as it faces fifth-seeded Hofstra in the finals of the 2012 CAA Women's Soccer Championship in Williamsburg, Va.
Kickoff between the Seahawks and Pride is set for 1 p.m. at Albert/Daly Field on the campus of William & Mary. The winner of Sunday's championship contest will receive the league's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
Series Notes Versus Hofstra
Seahawks Ranked Ninth In NSCAA Mid-Atlantic Poll
For the second straight week, UNCW was ranked in ninth place the National Soccer Coaches Association of America's (NSCAA) Mid-Atlantic Region Poll.
Seahawks Record Tie Against No. 3 Wake Forest
UNCW posted its first win or tie against a top 10 opponent when it played to a 0-0 draw against No. 3 Wake Forest at the Hilton Garden Inn Hokie Invitational in Blacksburg, Va. on Aug. 19.
Hunter Honored For Solid Opening Weekend
Senior keeper Caitlin Hunter was recognized by various outlets for her play in the Hilton Garden Inn Hokie Invitational in mid-August.
Currie Recognized By Collegesoccer360.com
UNCW senior midfielder Kim Currie was recognized by Collegesoccer360.com in early September, earning Primetime Player accolades from the online publication for the week of Sept. 3-9.
Rose Named To Soccer America Women's Team-of-the-Week
Senior Stephanie Rose was named to the Soccer America Women's Team-of-the-Week on Oct. 25 following her nine-point performance in the Seahawks road victories at Towson and George Mason in mid-October.
Rose Named To Preseason CAA Squad
UNCW senior forward Stephanie Rose was named to the Preseason All-CAA Women's Soccer Team on Aug. 15.