Tuesday, September 27, 2022

W&M’s Zoe Doughty Named to the CAA Women’s Soccer Preseason All-Conference Team

(Courtesy of William & Mary Tribe Athletics)

RICHMOND —William & Mary senior goalkeeper Zoe Doughty was named to the 2022 Colonial Athletic Association Women’s Soccer Preseason All-Conference Team, the league announced on Thursday.

Last season, Doughty was named the CAA Goalkeeper of the Year to go along with being selected to the All-CAA First Team. She posted a goals against average of 0.38 and a save % of 93.2. Both numbers would have led the country if she met the NCAA minimum for games played. In CAA play, Doughty topped the league in GAA, save %, saves (40) and saves per game (5.71). Over the final seven matches of 2021, she allowed just one goal in regulation time.

The Tribe was picked ninth in the preseason poll by vote of the league head coaches. UNCW was the preseason selection to win the league with 115 total points and seven first-place votes. Hofstra was No. 2 at 111 total points and four first-place votes followed by No. 3 Northeastern (95), No. 4 Monmouth (85 and 1 first-place vote), No. 5 Towson (77), No. 6 Elon (72), No. 7 Delaware (59) and No. 8 Drexel (55). Stony Brook (38), Charleston (29) and Hampton (11) rounded out the league’s preseason standings.

Joining Doughty on the CAA Women’s Soccer Preseason All-Conference Team were Towson’s Nia Christopher (forward) and Phoebe Canoles (midfielder), Delaware’s Sara D’Appolonia (forward), Monmouth’s Lauren Karabin (forward) and Jesi Rossman (defender), Drexel’s Delaney Lappin (forward), Northeastern’s Alexis Legowski (midfielder) and Faith Rosenblatt (defender), UNCW’s Morgan Nanni (midfielder) and Talia Parrous (defender) and Hofstra’s Anja Suttner (defender). Christopher was the league preseason player of the year.

The Tribe opened the exhibition portion of its schedule with a 2-1 win over Richmond on Aug. 6. The Green and Gold continues its exhibition slate at George Mason on Saturday, Aug. 13, at 6 p.m.

W&M opens the regular season at home against ACC foe Virginia Tech on Thursday, Aug. 18. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. and the contest will be broadcast on FloFC. Visit TribeAthletics.com/Tickets or call the W&M ticket office at 757-221-3340 to purchase season and single-game tickets.

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