Women's soccer to meet at Regency Square Alehouse for NCAA Selection show on Monday

Nov. 5, 2006

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - After earning their first Atlantic Sun Conference Championship since 2000, the JU women's soccer team will meet at the Regency Square Alehouse on Monday at 3 p.m. as the Dolphins will find out their first round opponent in the NCAA Tournament on ESPNEWS

All fans and media are welcomed to come join the Dolphins as they celebrate their championship and see their name in the tournament bracket.

The Dolphins won their second A-Sun title in school history after winning three matches in less than three days last week at the conference tournament in Kennesaw, Ga.

They opened the tournament by downing No. 4 seed East Tennessee State, 4-3, in an overtime shootout to advance to the semifinals for the third consecutive year. The Dolphins upset regular-season champion Kennesaw State with a 2-1 overtime win the next night to earn a berth in the championship.

Sophomore Keri Zwikker scored her 10th goal of the season, while senior goalie Michelle Kmiotek tallied her ninth shutout of the season to help lead the Dolphins to 1-0 victory over No. 2 seed Stetson to win the title and a earn a spot in the NCAA Tournament.

Kmiotek, who didn't receive an all-conference selection, earned tournament MVP honors after making 37 stops in three matches, including eight saves in the championship final against the Hatters to lead the Dolphins defense and record her program-leading 18th career shutout.

Zwikker scored two goals in the tournament to be named to the all-tournament team, while sophomores Kirby Hutton and Angela Hulse also earned all-tournament accolades.