Shepherd and Mozingo receive All-America honors
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The United Soccer Coaches honored BYU soccer juniors Jamie Shepherd and Brecken Mozingo as NCAA Division I All-Americans. Both players picked up All-America Second Team honors.
After ending their junior season with a run to the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16, Shepherd and Mozingo received several recognitions each for their hard work on the pitch. Both girls were named to the All-West Region Team earlier this week, along with their teammate Lavani Vaka.
Shepherd’s recognition began before the start of the 2022 season as she was named to the WCC Preseason Team and the MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List. Throughout the season, she showcased her toughness on and off the field as one of the team captains, tallying seven goals, five assists and 19 points. Shepherd’s hard work and determination in the midfield earned her WCC Midfielder of the Year and All-WCC First Team honors.
Mozingo had a career season as she led the Cougars in goals (12), assists (10) and points (34). Taking an average of 5.78 shots per game, she found herself ranked No. 1 in the nation. Mozingo joined Shepherd on the All-WCC First Team following her successful season that helped the Cougars achieve an overall record of 11-3-7, and an unbeaten conference season, 6-0-3.
This year’s All-Americans will be recognized for their accomplishments at the United Soccer Coaches All-America Ceremony & Reception on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pa.
The Cougars took the field for the first time of the 2023 season Saturday night for the annual Blue vs White game.…