2017 Women's Soccer
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2016 Point graduate Erin Elmore named to NSCAA Scholar All-America Team
Women's Soccer - Mon, Dec. 12, 2016

WEST POINT, Ga. – Point University midfielder Erin Elmore (SR/Covington, GA) has been named to the 2016 National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) NAIA/NCCAA  Women's Soccer Scholar All-America team.  She is the first Skyhawk ever to receive the NSCAA Scholar All-America award.


Elmore, who graduated from Point University on Dec. 9, 2016, with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology, is one of 13 collegiate women's soccer players to be honored by the NSCAA for her work on the field and in the classroom.  Elmore (SR/Covington, GA) also has been selected to the NSCAA NAIA All-East Region second team, the All-Appalachian Athletics Conference (AAC) first team, the Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athlete team and the All-AAC Academic team.


"We all are very proud of Erin for her work in the classroom and on the field," commented Point head women's soccer coach Randy Douglas.  "This award is not just for being a great student-athlete, but it is a combination of that special player who excels at the highest level in her own conference and at the highest level in the classroom."


The NSCAA awards program includes Scholar All-America at the high school, junior college and senior college levels and recognizes nearly 1000 athletes annually.  The 13-member women's soccer Scholar All-America team will be recognized at the NSCAA All-America luncheon, Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, at the Los Angeles Convention Center, in conjunction with the 70th Annual NSCAA Convention.


Point posted records of 12-5-2 overall and 8-2 in AAC matches and finished second in the regular-season standings.  The Skyhawks were ousted from the AAC Tournament in the quarterfinals by Bryan College, which won 2-1 in overtime.


Elmore scored two goals, both in conference matches, and two assists for six points with 34 shots and 16 shots on goal in 19 starts.  She totaled nine goals and eight assists in 72 career matches during her four-year career from 2013-16.