Feb. 18, 2009
ATHENS, Ohio -
Add another honor to Amy Lower's resume from the 2008 season, as the West Chester, Ohio, native was named to the Division I All-Ohio Second Team in an announcement by the Ohio Collegiate Soccer Association recently.
One of just seven Mid-American Conference players named to the two teams by the OCSA, Lower joins 21 other players from Division I schools inside the state to receive the honor. She was also one of eight forwards and the only Bobcat to be recognized.
Lower, a 2008 First Team All-MAC honoree and Health Services Administration major, finished her junior season with a career-high nine goals, good for second in the conference and the seventh-highest single-season total in school history. Her season total of 19 points overall put her fifth in the conference in points.
Currently fifth on the Bobcats' career goals scored list, Lower led Ohio in both shots and shots on goal during the season, while tallying one game-winning goal, a double-overtime winner over Buffalo. She especially enjoyed a strong conclusion to the season, recording six goals in the `Cats' last seven games. In perhaps her best game of the season, Lower tallied a pair of goals on three shots against Northern Illinois.
Ohio is currently preparing for a series of games during its spring season. The 2009 campaign officially gets under way Aug. 28, against Ohio State. For more information on the OCSA, please visit www.ohiocsa.com.
2008 Division I All-Ohio First Team
Goalkeeper- Deana Waintraub, Dayton
Defender - Kathleen Beljan, Dayton
Defender - Colleen Kordan, Bowling Green
Defender - Tara Witt, Toledo
Midfielder - Mandi Back, Dayton
Midfielder - Jessica Roma, Wright State
Midfielder - Kristin May, Cincinnati
Forward - Colleen Gibson, Dayton
Forward - Molly Cornwell, Toledo
Forward - Britni Back, Akron
Forward - Amber Kasmer, Wright State
2008 Division I All-Ohio Second Team
Goalkeeper - Lauren Robertson, Ohio State
Defender - Lauren Steuer, Ohio State
Defender - Elizabeth Sullivan, Ohio State
Defender - Kim Sykes, Cincinnati
Midfielder - Kelly Blumenschein, Dayton
Midfielder - Ashley Bowyer, Ohio State
Midfielder - Jaime Morsillo, Toledo
Forward - Lisa Collison, Ohio State
Forward - Amy Lower, Ohio
Forward - Sara Lund, Miami (OH)
Forward - Paige Maxwell, Ohio State