Gardner, Zambrano & Knapp Named to 2004 All-Centennial Conference Womens' Soccer Team

LANCASTER, PA -- Centennial Conference Executive Secretary Steve Ulrich announced today that Franklin & Marshall College placed three players on the 2004 All-Centennial Conference women's soccer team.

On the second team, defender Emily Knapp (Sr., Ellicott City, MD/Notre Dame) earned All-CC honors for the third year in a row as she tallied second team honors in 2002 and first team honors last year. A member of the September 13 Centennial Conference Honor Roll for tallying a goal in a 2-1 win over Elizabethtown College on September 9, she concluded the season with one goal and two assists for four points, including an assist in Centennial Conference games, to raise her career total to 10 goals and three assists for 23 points.

Overall, she anchored a Diplomats team that concluded the season ranked eighth in scoring offense (1.25) and scoring defense (1.73) and seventh in shutouts (five).

A 2003 second team selection, forward Amanda Zambrano (Jr., Pittsburgh, PA/Fox Chapel) earned honorable mention honors for finishing fourth in the Centennial Conference in goals (10 in 16 games, .625 per contest) and sixth in points (10-1-21, 1.31 per game).

The September 7 Centennial Conference Player of the Week she scored five goals in two games en route to being named Most Valuable player of the 2004 Law Firm of Gray, Patterson, Cody & Taylor Women's Soccer Tournament hosted by Franklin & Marshall College.

An honorable mention selection as a freshman, Zambrano now has 32 goals and six assists for 70 career points to rank tenth in school history in points and seventh in goals.

Defender Kate Gardner (Sr., Pawley's Island, SC/Monsignor Donovan) earned All-CC honorable mention accolades for the second time after garnering honors last season.

A member of the 2003 Franklin & Marshall All-Tournament team, Gardner scored one goal this season as she concludes her career with two goals and six assists for 10 points.

Franklin & Marshall (6-10, 3-7 Centennial Conference) will return to the field next season in the opening game of the 2005 F&M Tournament.

2004 All-Centennial Conference Women's Soccer Team
First Team
F-Ashley Emmons, Haverford
F-Katie Myers, Gettysburg
F-Becky Armstrong, Muhlenberg
M-Elena Kozakewich, Haverford
M-Jenny Line, Gettysburg
M-Kathleen Turley, Johns Hopkins
M-Meej Kim, Haverford
B-Liz Feldhusen, Gettysburg
B-Lindsay Kimura, Johns Hopkins
B-Molly Bauer, Gettysburg
GK-Michelle Mullen, McDaniel

Second Team
F-Aubrey Andre, Ursinus
F-Ryan Hedrick, Haverford
F-Katie Ferraro, Gettysburg
F-Lisa Nichols, Dickinson
F-Meg McIntosh, Johns Hopkins
M-Christina DiTucci, Gettysburg
M-Amy Schmidt, Muhlenberg
M-Nikki Lepson, McDaniel
B-Jessica McKenzie, Johns Hopkins
B-Emily Knapp, Franklin & Marshall
B-Cathy Carbonaro, Haverford
GK-Andrea Fishman, Haverford

Honorable Mention
F-Amanda Zambrano, Franklin & Marshall
F-Jess Griggs, Dickinson
F-Aneesah Akbar-Uqdah, Bryn Mawr
F-Dawn Fletcher, McDaniel
M-Stephanie Heath, Gettysburg
M-Jenn Sciarpelletti, Johns Hopkins
M-Jane Sachs, Swarthmore
B-Lauren Washam, Ursinus
B-Maureen McLaughlin, Muhlenberg
B-Katherine Gardner, Franklin & Marshall
B-Courtney Scally, Dickinson
B-Jordan Shakeshaft, Swarthmore
B-Colleen McLoughlin, Washington
GK-Stacy Spector, Muhlenberg

Player of the Year
Elena Kozakewich, Haverford