Felder and Jaques Earn Jewish Sports Review All-America Honors
St. Louis, Mo., January 18, 2012 — Washington University in St. Louis senior midfielder Lee Ann Felder and junior goalkeeper Clara Jaques have been named to the 2011 Jewish Sports Review Women’s Soccer All-America Team, as announced by the publication.
Felder picks up first-team honors for the second-consecutive season after earning honorable-mention accolades in 2008 and 2009. Jaques earns honorable-mention accolades after picking up first-team honors in 2009 and 2010. The Bears have had 18 Jewish Sports Review All-America selections over the last six seasons.
Felder, who earned second-team NSCAA All-America and third-team D3Soccer.com All-American honors, led the conference with nine assists from her midfield position. She also scored two goals as a senior, including the game-winner in a 2-1 victory over College of St. Benedict in the NCAA Sectional Semifinals. Felder started 84 of 86 games in her career on the Danforth Campus, and ranks fifth in school history in assists (21), eighth in game-winning goals (eight) and ninth in points (58).
Jaques, a second-team NSCAA all-Central Region and honorable-mention all-University Athletic Association (UAA) honoree, started all 23 games in goal posting a school-record 18-5 overall mark with a 0.91 goals against average. She enters her senior season ranked first in school history in wins (44), second in saves (255), fifth in goals against average (0.76) and sixth in shutouts (19).
Washington University completed the 2011 season with a school-record 18-5 overall mark and advanced to the NCAA Division III Quarterfinals for the fifth time in school history. The Bears also placed second in the UAA with a 5-2 mark. Washington U. was ranked No. 8 in the final D3Soccer.com Top-25 Poll.