Jan. 30, 2013
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Junior goalkeeper Elizabeth Hoerner (Lititz, Pa.) and sophomore defender Jade Seabrook (St. Paris, Ohio) attended the 2012-13 NSCAA Convention and All-America Banquet in Indianapolis with head coach Carin Gabarra earlier this month. Hoerner and Seabrook were honored for their play during Navy's 19-2-1 season this past fall.
Hoerner was named to the NSCAA Scholar All-America First Team and Seabrook was selected to the NSCAA All-America Third Team. Hoerner is the third Midshipmen to earn NSCAA Scholar All-America honors and Seabrook is the first Navy player to be honored as an NSCAA All-American.
Hoerner posted a 17-2-1 record in goal with a 1.06 goals-against average and four shutouts. She currently has a 3.82 cumulative GPA as an oceanography (honors) major. She was also named to the NSCAA Scholar All-East Region First Team and was the Patriot League Women's Soccer Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
Hoerner was also tabbed as the Patriot League Goalkeeper of the Year, was named to the All-Patriot League First Team and the NSCAA All-Mid-Atlantic Region First Team.
Seabrook helped Navy's defense post nine total shutouts with a Patriot League-best 0.90 goals-against average. Seabrook led all field players with 1684 minutes played and tallied eight points on two goals and four assists.
Seabrook scored the game-winning goal in Navy's 1-0 win at Army in the annual Star Game.
Seabrook was also named the Patriot League Defensive Player of the Year, was named to the All-Patriot League First Team and to the NSCAA All-Mid-Atlantic Region First Team.
While in Indianapolis, Seabrook and Hoerner visited with a number of Gabarra's former U.S. Women's National Team teammates, including Michelle Akers, Julie Foudy, Kristine Lilly and April Heinrichs, as well as Brazilian soccer great Marta. Foudy was the guest speaker at the All-America banquet.