December 12, 2008
San Antonio – St. Mary’s University women’s soccer players Amanda McMullan, Marcey Morales, Elizabeth Redmond and Elizabeth Rubi all were named second team All-Heartland Conference for their play this season in a vote of conference coaches.
McMullan (Sr., Midfield, Allen, Texas) had her best season as a Rattler, earning All-Heartland Conference honors for the second straight year. She was twice named Heartland Conference Offensive Player of the Week this season. She had three game-winning goals. McMullan had the first of her two multiple-goal games against Northeastern State on Sept. 19, including the game-winning goal. She led the Rattlers to a 3-2 win against Dallas Baptist on Oct. 18, scoring twice, including the game-winner. McMullan finished her career strong with goals in each of her last two games. In her career she played in 76 games, totaling 11 goals and seven assists.
Morales (Sr., Midfield, Lytle, Texas) earned All-Heartland Conference for the first time this season. She had 10 assists, the fourth-highest single-season total in school history. Morales had two or more assists three times, including a school-record four against Texas A&M-International on Oct. 31. In her career she played in 66 games, totaling six goals and 19 assists on 91 shots.
Redmond (Sr., Defender, San Dimas, Calif.) finished her career as one of the top defenders in school history after earning All-Heartland Conference honors for the second straight season. She played in 19 games, totaling one goal and one assist. The goal came against Grand Canyon and was her first collegiate goal on Aug. 31.
Rubi (Fr., Midfielder/Forward, Fort Worth, Texas) had a standout first season with the Rattlers, finishing second on the team in scoring and earning All-Heartland Conference honors. She scored six goals and added two assists. Her six goals came on just 15 shots. Rubi scored her first collegiate goal against Central Oklahoma on Sept. 28. She had her first multiple-goal game as a Rattler with two tallies against Texas A&M-International Oct. 31.
The Rattlers finished the 2008 season with a 5-12-2 overall record and 4-7-1 in Heartland Conference play, but over their last seven games they went 4-2-1, including a 1-1 tie against seventh-ranked Incarnate Word.