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Bukas and Canepa earns NSCAA All-South Atlantic Honors

Bukas and Canepa earns NSCAA All-South Atlantic Honors

Kansas City, MO-Morgan Canepa and Brooke Bukas were selected to the NSCAA NCAA Division III All South Atlantic soccer team after helping Salem College to an 18-2-1 season and a USA South Regular Season Title and tournament runner-ups. Canepa earns her third all-region honor, while Bukas earns her first.

Canepa, a senior defender, becomes just the second Salem College student-athlete to be awarded with multiple years of all-region honors as she earns her third straight year. Canepa helped lead Salem to a league leading .42 goals against per game average on the defensive line. She was a four year all-conference selection.

Bukas had a stellar year as she finished with 10 goals and 5 assists for 25 points. Bukas was selected as the USA South Player of the Year in the Spirits first year in their new conference. The USA South has sixteen colleges. She also was selected to the USA South First Team and to the North Carolina All-State First Team.


2016 NSCAA NCAA Division III Women's All-South Atlantic Region Teams

First Team

Pos. Player   Class   School Hometown
K Jessica Weeder     Sr.     The College of New Jersey Lebanon, N.J.
D Emily Maxwell     Jr     Lynchburg College Quantico, Va.
D Brianna Petro     Sr     The College of New Jersey Martinsville, N.J.
D Danielle Pratt     Jr.     Christopher Newport Chesapeake, Va.
D Erin Sullivan     Sr.     Montclair State University Bridgewater, N.J.
M Marina Clark     Sr.     Lynchburg College Cozat, Va.
M Megan England     So.     Washington and Lee Yardley, Pa.
M Gabrielle Gillis     So.     Christopher Newport Leesburg, Va.
M Jessica Goldman     Jr.     The College of New Jersey Belle Mead, N.J.
M Maggie Midkiff     Sr.     Berry College Macon, Ga.
Destiny Graves     Sr.     Centre College Lexington, Ky.
F Christine Levering   Sr.   The College of New Jersey Robbinsville, Va.
F Victoria Perry   Sr.   Christopher Newport Purcellville, Va.
F Gillian Sawyer   Sr.   St. Mary's College (Md.) Columbia, Md.

Second Team

Pos. Player   Class   School Hometown
K Olivia Alford     Sr.     Centre College Louisville, Ky.
D Emily Daigle     Jr.     Rowin University Millville, N.J.
D Victoria Dillard     Sr.     Centre College Bowling Green, Ky.
D Hollis Tardy     Sr.     Washington and Lee Dallas, Texas
D Ellie Valega     Jr.     Rhodes College Houston, Texas
M Mary Frank     Jr.     Sewanee University Memphis, Tenn.
M Melissa Kelly     Jr.     Rowan Univesity Pine Brook, N.J.
M Zoe Traficante     Jr.     Virginia Wesleyan College Chalfont, Pa.
F Brooke Bukas     Jr.     Salem College Winston-Salem, N.C.
F Keri Rager     Jr.     Bridgewater College Laurel, Md.
F Elizabeth Thoresen     Jr.     The College of New Jersey Colts Neck, N.J.
Jessica Wallace   So.   Meredith College Kitty Hawk, N.C.

Third Team

Pos. Player   Class   School Hometown
K Jaisa Loch   Jr.   Meredith College Grimesland, N.C.
D Morgan Canepa   Sr   Salem College Elko, Nev.
D MacKenzie Hutton   Sr.   Maryville College Maryville, Tenn.
D Hannah Meyer   Sr.   Emory University Austin, Texas
D Jessie Turner   Fr.   Centre College Versailles, Ky.
M Adrianna Boucher   Sr.   Stockton University Hamilton, N.J.
M Ashley Koester   So.   Montclair State University Marlton, N.J.
M Emma Selner   Jr.   Rhodes College Denver, Colo.
F Maxine New   Sr.   Rowan Univesity Clayton, N.J.
Caroline Peters   So.   Washington and Lee Charlotte, N.C.
F Cassidy Reich   So.   Piedmont College Largo, Fla.
F Emily Yergin   Fr.   Shenadoah University Warrington, Va.