Three Soccer Players Earn All-BIG EAST Honors
Nov. 8, 2002
CORAL GABLES, Fla.-Three Miami soccer players earn All-BIG EAST honors. Junior Vonda Matthews, sophomore Britney Butcher and freshman Lindsey Yach all received honors.
Matthews (Broken Arrow, Okla.) is the first Miami player ever to be named to the All-BIG EAST first team. She played in all 19 matches this season, tallying 11 points. She dished out a team-high seven assists and scored two goals.
Matthews has been an All-BIG EAST selection every year of her career.
Butcher (Bothell, Wash.) was named to the All-BIG EAST second team. She led Miami with 34 points including 16 goals and two assists. She set new single-season records for most goals in a season (16) and the most points (34) in a season. She also set new career records for most goals in a career (24) and the most points (58).
Yach (Carrollton, Texas) was named to the All-BIG EAST Rookie Team. She was second in scoring with 23 points on the season. She scored nine goals and recorded five assists.
The Hurricanes wrapped up the season with a 9-9-1 record overall and a 4-1-1 record for a second place finish in the Northeast Division.