November 11, 2008

PSAC Names All-Conference Women's Soccer Team

Kelly Modes Kristine Preski Ashley Brucker
Kelly Modes
1st team
Kristine Preski
1st team
Ashley Brucker
2nd team
Kelsey Stoka Lauren Hess Angela Brown
Kelsey Stoka
2nd team
Lauren Hess
2nd team
Angela Brown
2nd team

BLOOMSBURG, PA - The Bloomsburg University women's soccer team, which just earned their seventh NCAA playoff bid in school history, had six players earn All-Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) East honors for the 2008 season. Named to the first team All-PSAC East were Kelly Modes (Langhorne, PA/Neshaminy) and Kristine Preski (Philadelphia, PA/Owen J. Roberts), while Ashley Brucker (Blairstown, NJ/North Warren), Kelsey Stoka (Langhorne/Neshaminy), Lauren Hess (East Greenville, PA/Upper Perkiomen), and Angela Brown (Sparta, NJ/Sparta) were named second team All-PSAC East. Head Coach Sandy Dickson was named PSAC East Coach of the Year.

Modes was named first team All-PSAC East for the third time in her career. She is second in scoring for the Huskies this season, with seven goals and three assists for 17 points. For her career she has 14 goals and seven assists for 35 points.

Preski, who has twice been selected for first team All-PSAC, is a part of a defense who only allowed 19 goals this season. Preski is also fourth in scoring for the Huskies with four goals and two assists for 10 points. For her career she has 13 points with five goals and three assists.

Brucker earned her first All-PSAC selection as the leading scorer for the Huskies this season with nine goals for 18 points. Brucker is 12th in the conference for scoring, with a 0.50 scoring average. For her career she has 17 goals and five assists for 39 career points.

Stoka earns her first All-PSAC selection. She is third in scoring on the team with five goals and three assists to make 13 points. For her career she has eight goals and three assists for 19 points.

Hess, who has twice been previously selected to first team All-PSAC, had four goals and one assist for nine points on the season. For her career she has 12 goals, four assists, and 28 points.

Brown earns her first All-PSAC selection. She is a key defender who helped the Huskies limit their opponents to just 19 goals scored for the season.

Dickson has been named Coach of the Year twice in her career with her record currently at 120-76-22. Bloomsburg, 13-5-1, will play in the NCAA playoffs, facing Slippery Rock on Friday at 2:00 p.m. at Mercyhurst.