Two Cardinals named to NSCAA All-Region Team

WASHINGTON – Two CUA seniors, Erin Saia and Catilin Brett, were named to the NSCAA Mid-Atlantic All-Region Team on Friday.  Saia received second team honors, while Brett was named to the third team.

Saia anchored the CUA defense this season, helping the Cardinals hold teams to 1.21 goals per game and post nine shutouts.  CUA ranked second in the Landmark Conference in goals allowed, goals against average and shutouts.  Saia also handed out an assist in CUA's conference tournament semifinal victory.

Saia, who was named a First Team All-Landmark Conference honoree, finished her time in the red and black having appeared in 75 matches with four assists.

Brett was CUA's third leading scorer this season with five goals and 13 points.  The senior captain handed out three assists in a win over Hood, netted the game-winning goal at Goucher and scored once in CUA's semifinal victory vs. Susquehanna in the Landmark Conference Tournament.

Brett finished her CUA career with 15 goals and 39 points.  She was an All-Landmark Conference selection each of the past two seasons, both on the first team.

CUA had a terrific bounce-back season in 2011, winning 12 matches overall, including a program record five Landmark matches.  The Cardinals defeated Susquehanna in the semifinals of the conference tournament and advanced to their third conference championship in the last four seasons.

To view the entire list of Mid-Atlantic All-Region selections, click here.

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