Lowe’s Men’s and Women’s Soccer Candidates Announced for the 2012 Senior CLASS Award

Updated 9/19/2012


CLEVELAND, Ohio - Lowe’s has announced its men and women’s soccer candidates for the 2012 Senior CLASS Award. Among 60 NCAA® men’s and women’s soccer student-athletes who excel both on and off the field, five are representing for the Mid-American Conference. 
Scott Caldwell (Akron), Bailey Brandon (Central Michigan), Anina Cicerone (Western Michigan), Natalia Gaitàn (Toledo), and Eric Schoenle (West Virginia) were the selected MAC student-athletes who will have an opportunity to be named Lowe's Senior Class Award winner. 
The 30 candidates will be narrowed to 10 finalists’ midway through the regular season and those 10 names will be placed on the official ballot. Ballots will be distributed through a nationwide voting system to media, Division I men’s coaches and fans who will select one finalist who best exemplifies excellence in the four Cs of community, classroom, character and competition.
An acronym for Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School®, the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award focuses on the total student-athlete and encourages students to use their platform in athletics to make a positive impact as leaders in their communities.
Lowe’s, an official Corporate Partner of the NCAA, will announce the Senior CLASS Award® winner during the 2012 NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer College Cup, which will be held Dec. 7 and Dec. 9 in Hoover, Ala.
For more information on all the candidates, visit www.seniorCLASSaward.com.
Women’s Soccer Candidates
Caitlin Alves, Hartford
Alex Balcer, Long Beach State
Mallory Baum, Southern Methodist
Bailey Brandon, Central Michigan
Amber Brooks, North Carolina
Tara Campbell, Duke
Allie Chandler, Arkansas
Anina Cicerone, Western Michigan
Lauren Costa, Montana
Abi Cottam, Rider
Adrianna AD Franch, Oklahoma State
Natalia Gaitàn, Toledo
Cynthia Jacobo, Cal State Northridge
Tishia Jewell, Central Florida
Scout Libke, Oregon
Lindsi Lisonbee Cutshall, Brigham Young
Kylie Louw, Stephen F. Austin State
Ally Miller, Marquette
Caroline Miller, Virginia
Mariah Nogueira, Stanford
Natalie Norris, Utah State
Mallory Schaffer, William and Mary
Sarah Schaidle, Charleston
Nichole Schiro, Loyola (Maryland)
Lauren Smedley, Lafayette
Clare Stachel, Michigan
Erika Tymrak, Florida
Beth West, Texas A&M
Colleen Williams, Dayton
Kathryn Williamson, Florida
2012 Men's Soccer Candidates 
Carlos Alvarez, Connecticut
James Belshaw, Duke
Ashton Bennett, Coastal Carolina
Steven Birnbaum, California
Scott Caldwell, Akron
Machael David, UC Santa Barbara
Johnny Dreshaj, Oakland
Shawn Ferguson, Charleston
Peyton Ford, North Carolina-Greensboro
Scott Goodwin, North Carolina
Anthony Hobbs, Florida International
Ryan Hollingshead, UCLA
Deion Jones, Florida Gulf Coast
Taylor Kemp, Maryland
Ryan McDuff, Brown
Brian McGue, Davidson
Peter McKeown, Loyola (Illinois)
Luis Ocejo, Stetson
Cameron Omsberg, Lehigh
Jannis Opalka, Siena
Liam Paddock, UMBC
Everett Pitts, UC Irvine
Dillon Powers, Notre Dame
Eric Schoenle, West Virginia
Yannick Smith, Old Dominion
Donnie Smith, Charlotte
Blake Smith, New Mexico
Bobby Thalman, Yale
Grant Van De Casteele, Notre Dame
Kyle Zobeck, Valparaiso