November 23, 2009

Smith Named First-Team Daktronics All-Region

DAHLONEGA, GA – North Georgia women’s soccer standout Casey Smith has been named to the 2009 Daktronics Division II All-Southeast Region Team announced late last week by the region coordinator.

On the heels of earning her third straight Peach Belt All-Conference award earlier this month, Smith was named First-Team All-Southeast Region, her second such honor in the last three years.

The Daktronics NCAA Division II All-Southeast Region Teams are voted on by the sports information directors of the Southeast Region. The region is comprised of the Conference Carolinas, the Peach Belt Conference, the South Atlantic Conference, Chowan University and North Greenville University.

Smith was named the PBC Defensive Player of the Week on four different occasions this season, more than any other player in the league as the junior was second in the conference with nine assists, and second in the PBC in assists per game at 0.53.

Smith played in all 17 games for the Lady Saints, starting 16 of those and logging 1316 minutes of action. She had six goals and nine assists for 21 points, while recording one game-winning goal. The Stockbridge, Ga., native had 25 shots, with 14 shots on goal for a .560 shots on goal percentage.

Smith and Members of the first team are now eligible for Daktronics NCAA Division II All-America honors.

The team is sponsored by Daktronics, Inc., an acknowledged world leader in scoring, timing and programmable display systems for virtually every sport at every level of competition.