Kane Named To Soccer America All-Freshman First Team
Freshman Erin Kane

Freshman Erin Kane

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (Jan. 27, 2006) - Freshmen goalkeeper Erin Kane of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee women's soccer team was named to the Soccer America Freshman All-America First Team, the magazine announced following the 2005 season.

Kane was also named to the All-Freshman Third Team by Soccer Buzz earlier this off-season.

Kane posted the best season by a Milwaukee keeper in team history as just a freshman. She set school records with 13 shutouts and a 0.58 goals against average, finishing 15th in the nation in GAA and establishing a league record for shutouts. Kane started 21 games in goal, played over 2000 minutes and posted an 11-5-5 record. She also posted a shutout streak of over 714 minutes, the 14th-longest streak in NCAA Division I history.

Among the other honors for the first-year keeper were Horizon League All-League First Team, League Tournament MVP and League Player of the Week three times.

2005 Soccer America All-Freshman Teams

First Team
F - Kerri Hanks, Notre Dame
F - Kara Lang, UCLA
F - Amy Rodriguez, USC
F - Jess Rostedt, Virginia
M - Yael Averbuch, North Carolina
M - Crysti Howser, Yale
M - Megan Rapinoe, Portland
D - Kasey Moore, Texas
D - Sarah Wagenfuhr, Florida State
G - Erin Kane, Milwaukee

Second Team
F - Jessica Okoroafo, Purdue
F - Kylee Rossi, Tennessee
F - Brittany Taylor, Connecticut
M - Tina DiMartino, UCLA
M - Sheree Gray, Penn State
M - Jennifer Hance, Mississippi
M - Allie Long, Penn State
M - Amanda Poach, Santa Clara
D - Erin Hardy, UCLA
D - Katrin Schmidt, Florida State
G - Dianna Pfenninger, Texas



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