Warriors Named to NCCAA All South Region Team

Warriors Named to NCCAA All South Region Team

Greenville, SC – Southern Wesleyan has four named to the NCCAA All South Region team at the conclusion of the 2017 campaign.  Aline Troyano, Marla Burgos, Courtney McNeill and Ashley Romanowski were all named to the All South Region First Team.  Romanowski was also named the NCCAA South Region Player of the Year.

Ashley Romanowski was the leading scorer for the Warriors during the 2017 campaign, scoring 11 goals in the 19 games that she played in.  This is Romanowski's first season with the Warriors as she transferred from Olivet College.  Of the 11 goals she has made this season, Romanowski had two games where she scored more than one goal over the course of the game.  Her first dual goal game was against Georgia Southwestern on September 13 and then she went on to score two goals again on September 19 against the Toccoa Falls Screaming Eagles.  Three of her 11 goals were game winning goals for the Warriors.  The sophomore from Michigan has also posted six assists this season.

Courtney McNeill started in goal for the Warriors in 16 of the 17 games that she played in during her final season at Southern Wesleyan.  The senior from Seagrove, North Carolina tallied 1412 minutes in goal for the Warriors.  During her final season, McNeill had 91 saves while posting a 1.27 goal allowed average.  McNeill boasted four shutouts during the 2017 season.

Aline Troyano started in all 19 games of the 2017 season for Southern Wesleyan.  A senior from Porto Alegre, Brazil, Troyano posted one goal and two assists in her final season as a Warrior.  Her lone goal was the game winning goal on October 25 in the 4-0 victory over Brewton-Parker.

Marla Burgos started in all 18 games that she played in this season.  Burgos, a senior from Arkansas, took 12 shots and had two goals during the 2017 season.  Both her goals were game winning goals for the Warriors.  Her first goal came in the 4-0 victory over the GA Southwestern Canes on September 13.  She went on to have her final goal come on a penalty kick in the 3-0 victory over the Converse Valkyries on October 7.