Women's College Soccer
Rider Names 2012 Captains
The Rider women's soccer team has announced its captains for the 2012 season.
Kate Stevens (Deddington, England/Chenderit), Demi Mello (Mattituck, N.Y./Mattituck), Meghan Mohr (Holtsville, N.Y./Sachem) and Abi Cottam (Leominster, England/Ludlow), all seniors next season, will lead the 2012 Broncs.
"Stevie (Kate), Demi, Meg and Abi have all been outstanding ambassadors for our program over the last three years both on and off the field," said Rider head coach Drayson Hounsome. "I believe the different leadership styles that each brings to the team is going to play an important role in helping the program be successful this fall."
Stevens is a veteran of 45 games, Mello has played 50 games as a Bronc, Mohr has played 54 Rider games and Cottam is a veteran of 45 games.
Stevens is a defender and a two-time Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference All-Academic team member.
Mello is a midfielder who started all 19 games last season and is also a two-time MAAC All-Academic team member.
Mohr has started all 54 games in her Rider career as a defender and is also a two-time MAAC All-Academic team member.
Cottam was named to the Capitol One Academic All-America team in 2011. A First team All-MAAC selection, Cottam was named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Second Team All-Northeast Region team and enters her senior season fourth on the Rider career scoring list.
The 2011 Broncs, without a senior on the roster, finished the season with a 9-6-4 record.