Lyndon student-athletes named to All-NAC soccer teams

Lyndon student-athletes named to All-NAC soccer teams

LYNDON CENTER, Vt. — Three members of the Lyndon men's soccer team, and two from the Hornet women's program, have been named to the All-North Atlantic Conference Team for their performances in the 2010 season.

For the Lyndon women, goalkeeper Samantha Smith and junior midfielder Michelle Wilcox earned Second Team selections.

Smith, a junior from North Haverhill, N.H, had five wins, three shutouts and 151 saves in 2010. She also earned a goals-against-average of 2.01, and a saves percentage of .821.

Wilcox, a resident of Sheldon, Vt., was second on the Hornets in scoring, collecting seven goals and one assist for 15 points. She took 38 shots in the 2010 season with 27 finding their way on goal.

In men's soccer, Patrice Lumumba, a sophomore who hails from Burlington, Vt. and the Republic of The Congo, was named an All-NAC First Team selection, while teammate Kyle Mecham, a junior midfielder from Wilbraham, Mass. took home All-NAC Second Team honors.

Lumumba led the Hornets in scoring with 11 goals and three assists in 2010 for a total of 25 points. Mecham, who transferred to Lyndon from Division I Fairleigh Dickinson University., tied for second in scoring on the squad with four goals, two assists and 10 points.

Jason Gray, a sophomore goalkeeper from East Thetford, Vt., was also named to the All-NAC Second Team after collecting 12 wins, six shutouts and 122 saves. He also had a goals-against-average of 1.14, and a saves percentage of .853.