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Mann, Sheeleigh Earn Selections to NSCAA All-Region Team

Pictured: Lauren Mann finished her career with 290 saves, third most in Harvard history.
Photo courtesy: David Silverman Photography


Complete NSCAA All-Mid-Atlantic Region Team

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Senior goalkeeper Lauren Mann and junior forward Katherine Sheeleigh of the Harvard women's soccer team have been named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-Mid-Atlantic Region third team, the NSCAA announced.

Mann, a native of Encinitas, Calif., was tabbed to her fourth All-Ivy League team this fall, as she was named to the second team.  She owned a 9-7-1 record and had three shutouts, while owning a 1.34 goals-against average.  Mann, who was named to the NEWISA Senior Bowl, stopped 69 of 92 shots she faced (.750), including 10 against Boston College in the first round of the 2009 NCAA tournament Nov. 13.  Mann, the Ivy League Rookie of the Year in 2006, completed her career ranked third in program history with 290 saves. 

Sheeleigh, a nominee for Soccer News Net Player of the Year, earned her third straight selection to the All-Ivy League first team this fall.  She led Harvard with 21 points, including a team-best eight goals, four of which held up for game-winning tallies.  Sheeleigh, who hails from New Vernon, N.J., ranked third in the Ancient Eight in points and stood fourth in goals.  Through three seasons, Sheeleigh has climbed the Harvard record books and now ranks tied for seventh on program history with 22 goals and ninth with 54 points. 

Sheeleigh has now been honored to the NSCAA All-Region team three times and was the Ivy League Rookie of the Yearn in 2007.  She also has succeeded in the classroom, having been selected to the Academic All-Ivy League team, as well as the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District third team.