Doss was also named to the Daktronics All-America team.
By Mike Anderson, NKU Sports Information
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. - Brandi Doss continued adding to her awards
when she was selected to the 2008 NSCAA/adidas Division II All-America
Additionally, Amie Noll and Lauren Franzen were each selected
to the NSCAA All-Midwest Region second team, while Doss garnered
first-team honors in the region.
Doss was also selected to the Daktronics
All-America third team, as well as a first-team All-Midwest Region
selection and an All-Great Lakes Valley Conference first-team honoree.
mustered one goal and 15 assists during the 2008 season, almost
tripling her career assist total over the course of the year. Doss
ranked second nationally in assists per game at 0.75.
Noll, a junior
from Edgewood, Ky., was an integral part of NKU's defensive presence
over the course of the year, and helped the Norse hold opponents
to just 18 goals in 20 games during the 2008 season. Amie was also
a Daktronics second-team All-Region selection.
Franzen, a senior from
Alexandria, Ky., led the well-balanced Norse attack with eight
goals and four assists for 20 points. Franzen was one of 10 NKU players
to claim at least three goals on the year.
The honors are the first
All-American awards for an NKU player since Kristen Votapek's selection
to the NSCAA's All-America second team in 2005. Votapek ranks second
all-time at NKU in goals per game (0.63) and assists per game (0.6).
finished the 2008 season with a 16-4 record and qualified for its
eighth NCAA Tournament, and its first in three seasons. The Norse
ranked 19th nationally in scoring offense, averaging 2.7 goals over
the course of the year.