OMAHA. Neb. - Sophomore Alyssa Jara was named to the NSCAA/Continental Tire All-Northeast Region Third Team on Wednesday, Dec. 4. Jara was named All-BIG EAST Third Team following the 2013 season.
This is the first All-Region award for Creighton since joining the BIG EAST Conference in July of 2013. Creighton's last All-Region nod in women's soccer was earned by Brittney Neumann and Claire Zach in the All-Great Lakes Region in 2010.
Jara appeared in 17 of Creighton's 18 contests, starting 13 matches. She recorded two goals and an assist in 1117 minutes. In BIG EAST action, Jara appeared in eight matches. She started six BIG EAST contests, firing off 11 shots.
Creighton finished its first season as a member of the BIG EAST with a 9-8-1 overall mark and a 2-6-1 record in conference play.
Founded in 1941 and based in Kansas City, Kan., the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) is a non-profit organization with a mission to educate coaches, encourage excellence and serve the soccer community.
The NSCAA is the world’s largest soccer coaches’ organization with members at every level of the game. The membership is primarily made up of coaches, but also includes administrators, referees and others in the soccer industry. The NSCAA provides its members ways to enhance the game of soccer by providing a national education program, interaction and networking opportunities, and membership benefits.
For the full All-Northeast Region Team, click here.