KANSAS CITY, Kan. - On Friday, the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) announced its 2013 NSCAA/Continental Tire Division II Women's Soccer All-America Team. Saint Leo University's Arielle Kabangu was named to the third team and is the lone Sunshine State Conference representative to be honored with the award.
The freshman forward led the SSC with 22 goals and 49 points. She was named the 2013 SSC Player of the Year, Offensive Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year. Kabangu also earned All-SSC First-Team honors.
Kabangu is receiving her second All-America award as she was named Daktronics Division II Second Team All-America on Wednesday. She was also named to the Daktronics All-South Region First Team and NSCAA All-South Region First Team.
Founded in 1941 and based in Kansas City, Kan., the NSCAA is a non-profit organization with a mission to educate coaches, encourage excellence and serve the soccer community.
The NSCAA is the world's largest soccer coaches' organization with members at every level of the game. The membership is primarily made up of coaches, but also includes administrators, referees and others in the soccer industry. The NSCAA provides its members ways to enhance the game of soccer by providing a national education program, interaction and networking opportunities, and membership benefits.