Dec. 12, 2012
SLC All-Academic Team
BEAUMONT, Texas - Lamar University sophomore Kristin Bos was a first-team selection on the Southland Conference All-Academic Women's Soccer team, the conference announced today.
The Valenica, Calif., native is the first Lamar women's soccer player named to the first team. In addition, Lamar had four players named to the second team this year.
Bos, who is majoring in family and consumer science, has a 3.61 grade-point average. On the field, the midfielder was second on the team in scoring with 26 points on 11 goals and four assists. She led the team with 79 shots and 48 shots on goal, and tied for the team lead with four game-winning goals.
Representing Lamar on the second team were senior forward Lorna Maudslay, senior defender Jennifer Torry, junior defender Amber Thornhill and sophomore goalkeeper Bailey Fontenot.
Maudslay, a native of York, England, appeared in all 21 games, collecting six points on one goal and four assists. Maudslay carries a 3.62 GPA while majoring in physical therapy.
Torry, a native of Langley, British Columbia, has a 4.00 GPA in English. On the field she appeared in all 21 games and picked up one assist. This is the second consecutive season Torry was named to the second team.
Thornhill, from Katy, Texas, has a 3.75 GPA in accounting. She started all 21 games for the Lady Cardinals, playing a team-best 1,851 minutes. She had one goal and one assist for three points.
Fontenot, from Beaumont, Texas, has a 3.66 GPA in nursing. On the field she set school records with 11 wins, a 1.18 goals-against average and a save percentage of .844. She tied a school record with six shutouts.
The Lady Cardinals had the most successful season in their six-year history in 2012. Lamar posted a school-record 11 wins and advanced to the Southland Conference finals for the first time ever.
"I'm extremely proud of these five student-athletes," Lamar coach Orlando Cervantes said. "They succeeded on the field, but more importantly in the classroom. Getting a quality education is the primary reason they came to Lamar."