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Dayton's Williams Becomes Three-Peat All-American

Release: 12/05/2012
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Dec. 5, 2012

NEWPORT NEWS, VA. - The National Soccer Coaches Association of America has announced its 2012 NSCAA/Continental Tire Women’s NCAA Division I All-America Teams.

University of Dayton senior Colleen Williams was named second team. She is the first Flyer women’s soccer player to be named an All-American in three consecutive seasons. In addition, Williams is one of four players on this year’s list to accomplish that feat. The others are: North Carolina’s Crystal Dunn, Boston College’s Kristen Mewis, and Florida State’s Tiffany McCarty.

Williams, Dayton’s all-time leader in career points, goals and assists, is the most decorated player in the history of the program. She is a two-time Hermann Trophy candidate, a Senior CLASS Top 10 finalist, and three-time Atlantic 10 First Team selection.

She was the 2009 A-10 Rookie of the Year, a two-time Offensive Player of the Year (2010 and 2012) and the 2011 Most Outstanding Player of the Atlantic 10 Championship.

Williams was an NSCAA Third Team All-American as a sophomore, and has earned second team honors the past two seasons.

She was also recently named a Capital One Academic All-America® Division I Women’s Soccer Second Team.

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