Jordan Lanier earns NC Soccer All-State

Jordan Lanier earns NC Soccer All-State

November 25, 2015 

Jordan Lanier, a sophomore from Asheboro, NC, was selected to the all-state second team. The North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) announced its selections for the 2015 College Division All-State Women's Soccer team on Wednesday. Twenty-two players representing 10 different North Carolina Colleges and Universities were selected to the first and second teams.

Only two players were selected to the All-State team from NCAA Division III schools. Lanier was selected to the Great South All-Conference team. She led all players in the conference in goals with 13 and points with 31. She also led the conference in the important statistic of game-winning goals with 6. 

The NCCSIA All-State second team is comprised of UNC Pembroke's Janae Aiken and Amber Watkins, Belmont Abbey's Rachel Coutinho and Jillian Lang, Lenoir-Rhyne's Brianna Belsky and Garcelle Alequine, Queens' Kathy Fisher and Charlotte Ring, Meredith's Megan Luke, Mount Olive's Christine Rocchio and Salem's Jordan Lanier.

Nominees were submitted by North Carolina sports information professionals and voted on by the NCCSIA members.

Founded in 2002, the NCCSIA is comprised of sports information professionals from NCAA Division I, II, III, NAIA and independent institutions from the state of North Carolina. The purpose of the organization is to promote collegiate athletics at all schools. Membership is open to anyone affiliated with a college, university or conference located in North Carolina, and whose area of responsibility lies within sports information.

NCCSIA selects all-state teams in the University (Division I) and College (Division II, III, NAIA) divisions for men's and women's basketball, men's and women's soccer, volleyball, softball and baseball.

North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association

2015 College Division All-State Women's Soccer Team

First Team                                           

Pos.       Name                                                    Class      School                                   Hometown

GK          Alexis Jones                                       So.          Wingate                               Midway Park, N.C.

D             Macy Franklin @                               Jr.           Wingate                               Conover, N.C.

D             Jasmine Senécal-Guzman            So.          UNC Pembroke                                Montreal, Canada

D             Stacey Scott                                       Fr.           UNC Pembroke                                Jacksonville, N.C.

M            Kaitlyn Brunworth @                      Jr.           Wingate                               Littleton, Colo.

M            Laura Shelton                                    Sr.           Belmont Abbey                                Advance, N.C.

M            Emmi Dunn &                                    Sr.           Lenoir-Rhyne                     Reading, Pa.

M            Emily Futral &@                                Sr.           Barton                                  Richlands, N.C.

F              Aaliyah Jackson                                 Sr.           Pfeiffer                                                Statesville, N.C.

F              Meghan Philp @                               Sr.           Belmont Abbey                                Houma, La.

F              Leah Mullins %                                  Sr.           Lenoir-Rhyne                     Kissimmee, Fla.


Second Team                                     

Pos.       Name                                                    Class      School                                   Hometown

GK          Janae Aiken                                        Sr.           UNC Pembroke                                San Antonio, Texas

D             Rachel Coutinho                               Fr.           Belmont Abbey                                Cornelius, N.C.

D             Brianna Belsky % @                         Sr.           Lenoir-Rhyne                     Egg Harbor Township, N.J.

D             Megan Luke                                       Sr.           Meredith                             Huntersville, N.C.

M            Jillian Lang @                                      Sr.           Belmont Abbey                                Matthews, N.C.

M            Kathy Fisher                                       Jr.           Queens (N.C.)                   Tucson, Ariz.

M            Christine Rocchio                             Sr.           Mount Olive                       Saddle Brook, N.J.

M            Amber Watkins @                            Jr.           UNC Pembroke                                Kannapolis, N.C.

F              Garcelle Alequine &@                   Sr.           Lenoir-Rhyne                     Wilmington, Del.

F              Charlotte Ring                                   Fr.           Queens (N.C.)                   Schwerin, Germany

F              Jordan Lanier                                     So.          Salem                                    Asheboro, N.C.


@ - Named to 2014 All-State Team
& - Named to 2013 All-State Team                             
% - Named to 2012 All-State Team