January 7, 2005

Huang Named To SoccerBuzz Northeast Region Team

Jan. 7, 2005

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Sophomore Christina Huang has been named to the SoccerBuzz Northeast Region first team. Laurel Karnes was selected to the second team, while Sarah Walker and Maureen Metzger were both third team selections.

Huang, a defender, started all 18 games and tied for fourth on the team in scoring with eight points (3 goals, 2 assists). She also was named first team all-region by the NSCAA and was a first team All-Ivy selection.

Karnes, a junior midfielder, tied for the team lead in goals with six and also was named first team all-region by the NSCAA and first team All-Ivy. Walker, the 2004 team captain, started all 18 games in goal and tied for the Ivy League lead in shutouts with seven and was third in goals against average (0.83). She also was a first team All-Ivy selection. Metzger, a second team All-Ivy selection, started all 18 games and was one of Yale's most consistent defenders.

Yale tied the school record for wins in a season with 13 and advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the second time in the last three years.

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