Four Tiger Women’s Soccer Players Named to All-Region Teams

Four Tiger Women’s Soccer Players Named to All-Region Teams

San Antonio - Senior Kristen Canepa, and sophomores Camryn Beall, Kaity Ward, and Cece Hendricks were elected to the United Soccer Coaches Division III All-West Region Teams.

Canepa, Beall, and Ward, made the All-West Region First Team, while Hendricks was a Third Team recipient. Additionally, Canepa, Beall, and Ward were earlier tabbed for the All-Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) First Team. Canepa and Ward also made the SCAC All-Tournament Team. 

A defender, Canepa was selected for the All-Region First Team for the second consecutive time. She was also voted the SCAC Defensive Player of the Year for the second straight occasion. Canepa spearheaded a Tiger defense, which posted 15 shutout games. She contributed offensively with five goals (two game-winners) and two assists.

Beall, a midfielder, paced the Tigers with nine goals in her column. She was tied for the lead with three game-winners, and also posted an assist.

Ward, a forward, led the team with 21 points during the season. She scored seven goals, with two game-winners, and sent out seven assists to her teammates.

Hendricks, a midfielder, scored three goals and contributed one assist. She scored the opening goal in Trinity's 2-1 overtime victory over Pacific Lutheran (WA) University in the first round of the NCAA Division III Playoffs at Abilene, Texas.

Led by fourth-year Head Coach Dylan Harrison, the 21st-ranked Tigers recorded a 17-4-1 overall record and were 8-0-0 in SCAC competition. Trinity won the conference regular-season title, and Coach Harrison was elected the SCAC Coach of the Year for the third straight occasion.

Trinity opened the SCAC Tournament at Georgetown, Texas, and defeated the University of Dallas (TX) 2-0 in the Semifinals. The Tigers and host Southwestern (TX) University tied 0-0, and the Pirates won the title by edging Trinity 5-4 in penalty kicks.

The Tigers earned an at-large bid to their 11th consecutive NCAA Tournament and opened with the victory over Pacific Lutheran. Next up was 2-0 shutout of the 19th-ranked host Hardin-Simmons (TX) University. 

Trinity advanced to the NCAA Round of 16 for the first time since 2016. The Tigers took on top-ranked host Messiah (PA) College in Grantham, Pennsylvania, as the Falcons prevailed 2-0.