Baylor, GPS Place Two Each On DII All-State Soccer Team

Sunday, December 23, 2012 - by special report to chattanoogan.com

Two players from Baylor and two from GPS have been voted to the Tennessee Sports Writers Association Division II all-state soccer team.

Making the team from GPS were midfielder Akia Harris and forward Izzy Phillips while earning spots from Baylor were midfielder Marci Carter and goalkeeper Analiese Smith.

COMING MONDAY DEC. 24: Division II all-state volleyball team.

THE TEAM

TSWA Division II All-State Soccer Team

Defenders

Melissa Capocaccia, St.

Agnes

Sarah Bossung, Father Ryan

Katherine Ferguson, Harpeth Hall

Sydney Hunt, FRA

Midfielder

Addison Dunn, USJ

Kalyn Pruett, Father Ryan

Whitley Cargile, USN

Akia Harris, GPS

Marci Carter, Baylor

Mary Ruth Locastro, St. Agnes

Forward

Izzy Phillips, GPS

Anna Canady, FRA

Rachel Giampapa, USJ

Brittany Hatmaker, Briarcrest

Brittaney Correia, St. George’s

Mackenzie Parma, St. Agnes

Goalkeepers

Shelby Lash, Ezell-Harding

Analiese Smith, Baylor

Coach of the Year: Wendy Holleman Howe, USN

(E-mail Stan Crawley at wscrawley@earthlink.net)



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