Carolina - UNCW senior forward Stephanie Rose has been named a First-Team
All- Mid-Atlantic Region by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
Rose becomes just the second player in program history to
earn All-Region distinction as Megan Novak was a Third-Team All-Mid-Atlantic
Region selection following the 2009 season.
was a big reason for our success in 2012," said UNCW Head Coach Paul Cairney. "It
is always gratifying when a senior has their most productive season as their
last season. It illustrates the value of hard work and improving on a daily
team shares in this honor with Stephanie," Cairney continued. "As a team
endeavor, soccer is one of those sports where individuals are afforded
opportunities based on what their teammates do. This is a great honor for
Stephanie and our team."
A native of Jacksonville, N.C., Rose was a First-Team
All-CAA selection as she led the Colonial Athletic Association in scoring with
40 points on a league-best 14 goals and a school-record 12 assists. Rose ranked
favorably among the nation's scoring leaders, finishing tied for 15th in points
per game, 13th in assists per game and 32nd in goals per game among all Division
The first player in program history to earn All-CAA
accolades in all four years of their career, Rose ended her time in the Port
City in the top three of the program's career goals (34/3rd), assists (20/T-1st)
and points (88/2nd) categories.
UNCW finished the 2012 season with a 12-7-1 overall record,
advancing to the title game of the CAA Women's Soccer Championship for the
second time in four seasons.