Soccer America Women's Preseason All-Americans

Casey Nogueira, the 2008 Soccer America Women's Player of the Year, heads the Soccer America Women's Preseason All-American team, as selected by its editors. Nogueira, who helped North Carolina win the 2008 NCAA title and led the nation with 25 goals and 58 points, is one of three Tar Heels on the Preseason All-American first team along with fellow seniors Whitney Engen and Tobin Heath. Florida State, Notre Dame and UCLA are the only teams with two players named to the first and second teams. For all the Preseason All-American selections ...

First Team
GOALKEEPER

Alyssa Naeher, Penn State (Sr.)

DEFENDERS
Becky Edwards, Florida State (Sr.)
Whitney Engen, North Carolina (Sr.)
Brittany Taylor, Connecticut (Sr.)

MIDFIELDERS
Tobin Heath, North Carolina (Sr.)
Teresa Noyola, Stanford (Soph.)
Michelle Enyeart, Portland (Sr.)

FORWARDS
Lauren Cheney, UCLA (Sr.)
Melissa Henderson Notre Dame (Soph.)
Nikki Marshall, Colorado (Sr.)
Casey Nogueira, North Carolina (Sr.)

Second Team
GOALKEEPER
Erin Guthrie, Rutgers (Sr.)

DEFENDERS

Lauren Fowlkes, Notre Dame (Jr.)
Andrea Willis, BYU (Jr.)
Bri Young, Texas A&M (Soph.)

MIDFIELDERS

Hailey Beam, Charlotte (Sr.)
Amanda DaCosta, Florida State (Jr.)
Elisabeth Redmond, Duke (Sr.)

FORWARDS
Laura Heyboer, Michigan State (Soph.)
Corky Julien, James Madison (Sr.)
Sydney Leroux, UCLA (Soph.)
Alex Morgan, California (Jr.)

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