December 9, 2004

Zambrano Named 2004 Franklin & Marshall Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Year

LANCASTER, PA -- Forward Amanda Zambrano (Jr., Pittsburgh, PA/Fox Chapel) has been named the 2004 Franklin & Marshall College Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Year.

A 2003 second team selection, she 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.

The honor marks the second team Zambrano has been named the F&M Offensive Player of the Year as she finished second in the conference in goals (12 in 17 games, .71 per contest) and third in points (12-2-26, 1.63 per game) to lead the Diplomats to a 7-7-3 record, 4-5-1 in Centennial Conference play in 2003.

An All-CC honorable mention selection as a freshman, she finished eighth in the conference in scoring with ten goals and three assists for 23 points in 2002. The Most Valuable Player of the Eastern College Athletic Conference Mid-Atlantic Women's Soccer tournament for scoring three goals in two games, she led the Diplomats to their first ECAC title in school history in 2002.

For her career, she now has 32 goals and six assists for 70 points to rank tenth in school history in points and seventh in goals.

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