Jan 08, 2010
Hoath had seven goals and 11 assists for 25 points this season. She senior from Alexandria, Virginia, was a first team All-America selection in 2009 and 2008.
Womack was the 2009 USA South Athletic Conference Rookie of the Year as well as first team All-Conference. She had 12 goals and 10 assists for 34 points in helping the Hornets finished 10-6-5 this season.
Olson led Lynchburg to a 17-3-5 record this season, capping the year with Lynchburg's first-ever NCAA Div. III Final Four appearance. The Hornets lost in the NCAA Tournament semifinals on penalty kicks to Washington University in St. Louis.
The All-State first team consists of the top three forwards, three midfielders, three defenders and one goalkeeper, plus the next highest vote-getter regardless of position. The second team consists of the top three forwards, three midfielders, three defenders and one goalkeeper, plus the next highest vote-getter regardless of position.
Joining Hoath and Womack on the 2009 VaSID All-State first team were Ferrum College's Lea McMillan, Lynchburg's Betsy Kwaitkowski and Katelyn LaRichie, the University of Mary Washington's Amy Olson, Randolph Macon College's Erin Hauser, Roanoke's Jessica Welfare and Alida Haslett, Virginia Wesleyan College's Stacy Zeiler, and Washington and Lee University's Emily Leary.
Second team selections include Averett's Hillary Wood, Lynchburg's Anna Wright, Shenandoah's Kat Terza, Southern Virginia University's Kendra Heim, Mary Washington's Sarah Tyron and Karen Strat, Virginia Wesleyan's Jerilyn Idler and Blaze Byrd, and Washington and Lee's Allie Espina, Maggie Sutherland, and Kat Dawson.
2009 VaSID College Division Women's Soccer All-State Team
F Betsy Kwaitkowski, Lynchburg
F Amy Olson, Mary Washington
F Amber Womack, Shenandoah
F Erin Hauser, Randolph Macon
MF Ashley Hoath, Lynchburg
MF Jessica Welfare, Roanoke
MF Stacy Zeiler, Virginia Wesleyan
D Katelyn LaRiche, Lynchburg
D Lea McMillan, Ferrum
D Alida Haslett, Roanoke
GK Emily Leary, Washington and Lee
Player of the Year: Ashley Hoath, Lynchburg
Rookie of the Year: Amber Womack, Shenandoah
Coach of the Year: Dr. Todd Olsen, Lynchburg
F Allie Espina, Washington and Lee
F Hillary Wood, Averett
F Jerilyn Idler, Virginia Wesleyan
MF Maggie Sutherland, Washington and Lee
MF Kendra Heim, Southern Virginia
MF Sarah Tyron, Mary Washington
D Blaze Byrd, Virginia Wesleyan
D Kat Lawson, Washington and Lee
D Karen Strat, Mary Washington
GK Kat Terza, Shenandoah
GK Anna Wright, Lynchburg