Seahawks well represented on All-State team

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – Colonial Athletic Association regular-season champion UNCW is well represented on the 2021 North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) All-State Women’s Soccer Team with five award-winning Seahawks.

Fifth-year senior forward Audrey Harding and junior striker Jordan Faveri join freshman defender Sophie Trepohlfreshman goalie Kaylie Bierman and main defender Talia Parrous on the 14-man All-State team.

Harding, a native of Akron, Ohio, capped her career by becoming the second player in program history to be selected in the National Women’s Soccer League draft. The 38th overall pick by the Washington Spirit, Harding earned All-CAA and United Soccer Coaches All-East Region First Team honors after leading the Seahawks with eight goals and 23 points.

The seventh-highest scorer in UNCW women’s soccer history, Harding has 23 goals and 20 assists in 68 games, including 35 starts. She won All-CAA honor three times, including a pair of first-team commendations.

Faveri, of Guelph, Ontario, Canada, has started 13 of 14 games for Coach Chris Neel during his junior campaign and finished sixth in the CAA with 19 points. The three-year-old letter winner also ranked fourth in the league with nine assists and contributed five goals, including four game-winning scorers.

Faveri has started 29 out of 40 games in his career and has eight goals with 13 assists.

Trepohl had a great freshman season with the Seahawks, earning second-team All-East Region and first-team All-CAA honors in addition to being named the league’s Defensive Player of the Year. Starting in 13 games, Trepohl scored two goals with one assist while anchoring a defensive unit that conceded just 15 goals in 16 games.

Bierman, meanwhile, started all 16 games for the Seahawks and led the CAA with an .845 save percentage. The Grovetown, Georgia native had five shutouts, good for third place in the league, and finished second in the loop with a record 0.82 goals-against average. Twice selected as CAA Rookie of the Week, she made a season-high eight saves in a double-overtime loss to No. 10 Hofstra and made six saves in a win 2-1 against Elon.

Starting in all 16 games, Parrous earned a spot on the All-East Region Third Team in addition to being a member of the All-CAA Second Team. The Fayetteville, North Carolina defender scored the game-winning goal in UNCW’s 3-1 victory over Delaware and played a season-high 110 minutes in a scoreless draw at Liberty.

Parrous, a four-year starter for the Seahawks, has scored five goals and two assists in her career while starting 54 of 57 games.

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