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Mueggler collects NSCAA Scholar All-America Team honor

Senior midfielder lands on Third Team

December 27, 2010 · Athletic Communications

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Middle Tennessee senior Vanessa Mueggler was one of 35 overall recipients on the Scholar All-America Teams it was announced Monday by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA). Mueggler earned a spot on the Third Team as one of five midfielders.

She earned a spot on the national team after receiving First Team All-South Region Scholar accolades. Other Blue Raiders on the region squads, collecting Honorable Mention honors, included seniors Emily Snowdon and Jaimee Cooper and junior Hope Suominen.

Mueggler, who also has garnered CoSIDA/ESPN Academic All-District IV Third Team accolades, was the lone Blue Raider represented on the NSCAA squads. She also is a three-time member of the Sun Belt’s Commissioner’s List for a 3.5 grade point average or higher.

On the field, Mueggler received All-Sun Belt First Team recognition after a career season in which she led Middle Tennessee with 12 goals, including four game winners, 31 points and 80 shots. She was one of five seniors who helped lead the Blue Raiders to their first Sun Belt Tournament title and subsequent NCAA Tournament berth, facing No. 15 Florida State in the opening round.

The Pincourt, Quebec, native also grabbed Oct. 12 Sun Belt Player of the Week accolades, the first honor of her career, after leading Middle Tennessee to a pair of wins over Florida Atlantic and FIU, who was previously unbeaten in conference action entering the match Oct. 10.

2010 NSCAA Women’s College Scholar All-America Team

University Division

FIRST TEAM

Pos., Player, Class, School, Hometown, Major, GPA
K, Danielle de Seriere, Sr., UC Irvine, Cerritos, Calif., History, 3.30
D, Kristi Andreassen, Sr., Northern Arizona, Tempe, Ariz., Exercise Science, 4.00
D, Kathleen Beljan, Jr., Dayton, Columbus, Ohio, Chemical Engineering, 3.59
D, Julie King, Jr., Auburn, St. Louis, Mo., History, 3.43
D, Lizzy Simonin, Jr., Memphis, Lee's Summit, Mo., Physical Education, 3.77
M, Katy Frierson, Jr., Auburn, Homewood, Ala., Political Science, 3.91
M, Teresa Rynier, Sr., James Madison, Leola, Pa., Education, 3.52
M, Vendula Strnadova, Sr., Memphis, Las Cruces, N.M., Health & Human Performance, 3.97
M, Tiffany Yovino, Sr., Hofstra, Holtsville, N.Y., History/Early Childhood Education, 3.74
F, Krista Lopez, Sr., Oklahoma State, Carrollton, Texas, Management and Accounting, 4.00
F, Tanya Taylor, Sr., UC Irvine, Buena Park, Calif., Criminology, Law & Society, 3.39

SECOND TEAM
K, Aline Reis, Jr., UCF, Campinas, Brazil, Interdisciplinary Studies, 3.51
D, Kaitlin Campbell, Sr., Pennsylvania, Perkasie, Pa., Biological Basis of Behavior, 3.51
D, Kerry McBride, Jr., Marquette, Elm Grove, Wis., Civil Engineering, 3.58
D, Kendyl Pele, Sr., Washington, Kennewick, Wash., Political Science, 3.46
M, Kate Deines, Jr., Washington, Issaquah, Wash., Pre-Social Science, 3.66
M, Sarah Friedman, Sr., Pennsylvania, Villanova, Pa., Psychology, 3.58
M, Sam Huecker, Sr., Charlotte, Crestwood, Ky., Marketing, 3.73
M, Megan Minnix, Sr., Charlotte, Columbus, Ohio, Marketing, 3.94
M, Sarah Talbert, Sr., Milwaukee, Brookfield, Wis., Finance, 3.53
F, Christa Matlack, Sr., Bucknell, Williamsport, Pa., Biology, 3.57
F, Mallory Outerbridge, Jr., Western Kentucky, North Regina, Sask., Exercise Science, 3.64
F, Kelly Reinwald, Jr., Canisius, Stafford, Va., Economics and Finance, 3.93

THIRD TEAM
K, Kelsey Kearney, Jr., UNC Greensboro, Durham, N.C., Kinesiology, 3.77
K, Tori Rocke, Jr., Northern Arizona, Garden Grove, Calif., Criminal Justice, 3.61
D, Tori Howe, Sr., Northern Arizona, Mesa, Ariz., Health Sciences, 3.37
D, Ali Kliment, Sr., Monmouth, Roebling, N.J., Political Science, 3.99
D, Lauren Thut, Sr., Marquette, Kildeer, Ill., Education, 3.31
M, Alexandra Elston, Sr., Arizona State, Phoenix, Ariz., Speech & Hearing, 3.89
M, Rosie Malone-Povolny, Sr., Marquette, St. Paul, Minn., English and Secondary Education, 3.82
M, Vanessa Mueggler, Sr., Middle Tennessee, Pincourt, Quebec, Finance, 3.59
M, Jillian Pinder, Sr., Troy, Pensacola, Fla., Biology, 3.42
M, Chandra Salmon, Jr., Utah State, Provo, Utah, Human Movement Science, 3.48
F, Frankie Ross, Sr., Portland State, Oakland, Calif., Health Studies, 3.80
F, Jen Stoltenberg, Sr., Oregon, Mission Viejo, Calif., Business Administration, 3.49

2010 NSCAA University Women Scholar All-South Region

First Team

       

Pos.

Name

Year

School

Major

GPA

K

Aline Reis

Jr.

UCF

Interdisciplinary Studies

3.51

K

Kelsey Kearney

Jr.

UNC Greensboro

Kinesiology

    3.77

D

Julie King

Jr.

Auburn

History

3.43

D

Lizzy Simonin

Jr.

Memphis

Physical Education

3.77

M

Jillian Pinder

Sr.

Troy

Biology

3.42

M

Vendula Strnadova

Sr.

Memphis

Health and Human Performance

3.97

M

Sam Huecker

Sr.

Charlotte

Marketing

3.73

M

Megan Minnix

Sr.

Charlotte

Marketing

3.94

M

Katy Frierson

Jr.

Auburn

Political Science

3.91

M

Vanessa Mueggler

Sr.

Middle Tennessee

Finance

3.59

F

Krista Lopez

Sr.

Oklahoma State

Management and Accounting

4.00


Honorable Mention

       

Pos.

Name

Year

School

Major

GPA

K

Ashley Branham

Jr.

Troy

Physical Education

3.38

D

Ceil Martinec

Sr.

Troy

Marine Biology

3.44

D

Debra Matich

Sr.

Jacksonville State

Dietetics

3.31

D

Crossley Simmons

Jr.

Stetson

Environmental Science

3.74

D

Emily Snowdon

Sr.

Middle Tennessee

English

3.45

D

Carley Zurfluh

Sr.

Troy

Biology

3.58

M

Jaimee Cooper

Sr.

Middle Tennessee

Nutrition and Food Science

3.48

M

Kimberly Cummings

Jr.

East Carolina

Management Information Systems

3.84

M

Laura Hopson

Sr.

Troy

Cell and Molecular Biology

3.36

M

Laura Laufenberg

Sr.

Memphis

International Business and Marketing Mgmt.

3.59

M

April Madden

Sr.

Troy

Business Administration

3.86

M

Hope Suominien

Jr.

Middle Tennessee

Psychology

3.51

M

Whitney Wernimont

Sr.

Oklahoma State

Nutritional Sciences

3.64

F

Mary Morris

Jr.

Troy

Biomedical Sciences

3.46

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