Trevecca Nazarene in Nashville has a strong Chattanooga connection on the women’s soccer team. Four area players are currently starting and having a great impact on programs most successful season in history.
The Trevecca Nazarene women's soccer team (15-3-3) has earned a bid to the 2012 NCCAA Division 1 Women's Soccer Championship.. The event will take place Nov. 28-Dec. 1 at the Austin-Tindall Soccer Complex in Kissemmee, Fla. Trevecca has drawn the No. 8 seed and will face No. 1 seed Judson University (17-5) on Wednesday, November 28 at 4 p.m.
The team has advanced to the NCCAA National Championship after winning the first-ever Great Midwest Athletic Conference and NCCAA Mid-East Regional tournaments. Details on NCCAA Tournament
Have won seven in a row, program best win streak
Have a string of four consecutive shutouts in postseason
Have won 15 matches, most in program history
Have 15 shutouts, most in program history
14-1-1 over last 16 matches, 12 shutouts and just five goals allowed
Set a school record with six consecutive shutouts
Had an 11 game stretch with 10 shutouts, just one goal allowed, producing a 8-0-3 record
Trevecca has outscored its opponents 44-9 this season
Erica Carroll, from Silverdale Baptist, is a starting junior is from Ringgold, Ga. but played high school and select soccer in Tennessee. Carroll was Trevecca Nazarene University coach Brett Armstrong’s first Chattanooga recruit. She is from Silverdale Baptist Academy. Carroll helped start the first soccer program at SBA and is the first SBA player to receive a soccer scholarship.
As often is the case, while Coach Armstrong was at a match watching Carroll play, he noticed Ryan Alosi playing. Alosi eventually signed with Trevecca and was a starter for the Trojans until an injury sidelined her this season. Carroll and Alosi have played together for about six years now.
Brooke Gann is from East Ridge and Anna Hoffman from Chattanooga Christian. Gann led Trevecca in scoring (12 goals) and points (17) last year as a freshmen.
Brooke Gann set a school record with 12 goals this season
Gann is now third in career goals (20)
In an interesting note, Lindsey Robinson played a year at Bryan College, but transferred to Trevecca to play with her sister Audrey Robinson. Both are from Atlanta, where they played for Veritas Academy.