Dec 18, 2012

Tribe midfielder Mallory Schaffer named NSCAA Scholar All-America First-Team

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - William and Mary women's soccer senior midfielder Mallory Schaffer earned National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Scholar All-America First-Team accolades on Monday.  Schaffer garners the first-team distinction for the second straight season.  Additionally, she becomes the 14th academic All-America selection from the College and the first to repeat since Tara Flint '03 accomplished the feat in 2002 and 2003.

 The Allison Park, Pa., native capped an impressive 2012 campaign being named the Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Year, for the second consecutive season, while earning All-CAA First Team distinctions.  Schaffer also earned second-team NSCAA and Senior Class All-America honors.  She finished her final campaign in a Green and Gold uniform with 23 points on 10 goals and three assists. 

A two-time All-America and three-time All-CAA First-Team honoree, Schaffer finished her impressive career netting 41 goals and 96 points, which rank sixth and seventh, respectively, all-time in school history.