Ury Brings Home Honorable Mention All-American Honors
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Junior forward Meredith Ury added another award to her collection on Thursday, being selected as an Honorable Mention All-American by the NAIA. Ury adds the accolade to a growing list that includes 2013 KIAC Player of the Year and a Daktronics Scholar Athlete.
Ury was the top forward for the Eagles this season, often drawing the opposition's top defender. She tallied five goals and added seven assists on the season.
Ury just the second player to receive such recognition. Miranda Wiley '10 received the same honor in 2007 and 2009.
From the NAIA National Office Release:
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced the 2013 NAIA Women’s Soccer All-America teams Thursday. The NAIA All-America Committee, which consists of the NAIA-Women’s Soccer Coaches Association officers and seven additional women’s soccer coaches, select the three 11-member teams.
Concordia (Ore.) senior midfielder Hannah Kimsey, a Vancouver, Wash., native, was named the 2013 Select Sport America-NAIA National Player of the Year. She is the third Cavalier – Caitie Davidson (2004) and Jackie Pronovost (2008) are the other two – to receive the award since its inception in 1997. Kimsey, who was a first team All-American last season, played a key role in Concordia’s banner season. She paced the squad and ranked seventh nationally with 14 assists this season, while tying for fourth on the team with seven goals, including the game-winner in the Cavaliers’ 1-0 quarterfinal victory over Embry-Riddle (Fla.) on Dec. 4.
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