Dec. 19, 2003
LARAMIE, Wyo. -
University of Wyomingsenior goalkeeper Lori Scheider was recently named to theNSCAA/ Adidas 2003 Scholar All-America third team.
To qualify for the award, a player must be at least ajunior in academic standing (in the second year ofattendance at the school if a transfer student), have aminimum of a 3.30 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale), startmore than 50 percent of the time and be a significantcontributor to the team's success.
Scheider, a native of Littleton, Colo., is majoring incriminal justice and has a cumulative GPA of 3.344.
Scheider was named first-team All-Mountain West Conferencethis past season after leading the Cowgirls (10-9) to thebest finish in Wyoming soccer history. She led the MWC insaves, saves per game and tied for the lead in shutouts withseven. She leaves Wyoming with the second most career savesin school history (326) despite playing just three seasons.She transferred to UW from Portland State prior to the 2001season.
"Lori is well deserving of the recognition she hasreceived this year both on and off the field," said UWhead coach Anne Moore. "She has worked extremely hardduring her three years here at Wyoming and has been a bigpart of our teams success. We will miss her leadership nextyear but know she will be a success in all of her futureendeavors."
The honorees will be recognized at the NSCAA All-AmericaLuncheon on Jan. 17, 2004. The luncheon is part of the 57thAnnual NSCAA Convention, which will be held Jan. 14-18,2004, at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, N.C.