Aug. 23, 2005
CHARLOTTESVILLE – Virginia women’s soccer defender Becky Sauerbrunn (St. Louis, Mo.) was named to Soccer America Magazine’s preseason All-American squad announced Tuesday. It is the second preseason All-American accolade for Sauerbrunn, who was also honored by SoccerBuzz Magazine.
Sauerbrunn was a first team NSCAA All-American as a freshman in 2003, becoming Virginia’s first first-team All-American in a decade. She played every minute of the season as she earned All-ACC honors and was named the conference Freshman of the Year. She missed the entire 2004 season as she played for the United States at the U-19 World Championships in Thailand.
The Cavaliers open the 2005 season on Friday, August 26 as they host Rhode Island at Klockner Stadium.