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Jaffa and Andrzejewski Earn NSCAA Honors

Dec. 1, 2004

Baltimore, Md. - Loyola College women's soccer players Lisa Jaffa and Ali Andrzejewski were named to the All-Mid-Atlantic Region Third Team as selected by the National Soccer Coaches Association of American Tuesday.

Andrzejewski, after just her first season as a Greyhound, is already establishing herself as one of Loyola's best. She finished the 2004 season with a school record of 18 goals as well as seven assists for another record of 43 points in a season. Andrzejewski led the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference in points per game and was named the Offensive Player of the Year for her efforts. She is 14th in the country in points per game and 12th in goals per game. After just 18 games as a Greyhound, Andzejewski currently ranks 10th in all-time goal scoring at Loyola.

Jaffa, has been pivotal in Loyola's defensive efforts this season where they allowed just 16 goals in 18 games this season. Jaffa and the Greyhounds shutout 11 of their opponents including six of their final seven opponents. Loyola's goals against average of 0.792 ranks 34th in the country while it's shut out percentage is second at 65%. Just a few weeks ago, she was named the MAAC's Co-Defensive Player of the Year. Jaffa, a captain, has appeared in 58 games as a Greyhound to date, starting in 57 of those contests. She has tallied three assists in her career, one in this season's 7-0 win over MAAC opponent Canisius.Loyola's 2004 season was the most successful season the program has had to date. The Greyhounds set school records in wins (16), consecutive victories (13), unbeaten streak (13), points (160) and goals (59) as well as advancing to the NCAA tournament for the fifth consecutive time.