By MICHAEL COIT
THE PRESS DEMOCRAT
Add All-American to the honors for Sonoma State soccer players Cara Curtin and Sara Studer, who helped lead the Seawolves to a great season.
Also making the NCAA Division II Women’s Soccer All-America Team was Hayley Johnson, a UC San Diego standout from Maria Carrillo High. Johnson was named Second Team All-America.
The Sonoma State selections were the first for the program in three years.
Studer, a senior from Oceanside, was Second Team All-America. Sonoma State’s top all-around player, Studer helped anchor the Seawolves’ defense. Also playing up front, she was third in team scoring.
Curtin, out of Maria Carrillo and Santa Rosa Junior College, was Third Team All-America. Curtin had a breakout first season with the Seawolves. The team leader in goals with 15 and assists with seven, Curtin was second in the California Collegiate Athletic Association in scoring. She was the CCAA Newcomer of the Year.
Sonoma State won the CCAA North Division and reached the NCAA Division II tournament for the first time in four years.