Inducted in 2015
Sport(s) Played: Women's Soccer
Honor: Honorable Mention All-American
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has revealed the 2015 NAIA Women's Soccer All-America teams, the national office announced Monday. The NAIA All-America Committee, which consists of the NAIA-Women's Soccer Coaches Association officers and seven additional women's soccer coaches, select the three 11-member teams.
Menlo College Women's Soccer keeper Kaylin Swart (Port Elizabeth, South Africa) stormed on to the scene as a sophomore and immediately left her mark on the Oaks, the GSAC and now the nation as she was named an Honorable Mention All-American by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).
Swart, a transfer from AIB College of Business (Iowa), stepped into the starting role and anchored a defense that ranked second in the GSAC in goals allowed per game (0.85) and personally boasted an impressive 0.87 goals against average, the best mark in a single season in Menlo history. Swart finished her sophomore campaign with six shutouts, good for second in a single-season in Menlo history, and sent away 96 shots, ranking her third in the single season record book.
She is the second player in the last two seasons to earn NAIA Honorable Mention All-American honors joining Kayla Cisneroz who earned the award in 2014.
Menlo College Women's Soccer finished the 2015 season 8-7-5 overall and advanced to the semi-final round of GSAC tournament in its first year in the conference.