San Antonio – St. Mary’s University women’s soccer players Margaret Kaderli and Toni Tullius were named to the All-Heartland Conference Women’s Soccer Team, it was announced recently in a vote of HC women’s soccer coaches.
Kaderli (Jr., Fredericksburg) was a first team selection at midfield this season. She tied for the team lead with 13 points and was second in goals with five. She played in all 19 games, making 17 starts. She scored goals in the first two games of the season and had the game-winning tally against nationally ranked Central Oklahoma in the Rattlers 1-0 road win.
Tullius (Jr., El Paso) was a first team pick at defender for her play this season. She played in all 19 games, making 17 starts. She scored two goals on just nine shots. Her goals came in back-to-back games. She scored once in the Rattlers 4-1 win over the University of Texas of the Permian Basin. She came back three days later and posted the lone score for the Rattlers in a 1-1 tie with regionally ranked Montana State University-Billings. The all-conference selection was the first for Tullius.
St. Mary’s finished the 2006 season with a 10-4-5 record, just missing out on a berth into the NCAA Division II playoffs. The Rattlers recovered from a slow start to finish the season 8-2-2 and ranked fifth in the Southwest Region. The top four teams in the region advance to the NCAA playoffs.