Charlotte, N.C. – A pair of Blue Hose women’s soccer defenders have been honored by the Big South. Junior Kelsey Yeager was named All-Conference Honorable Mention while senior Sarah Yoss has been named to the Big South All-Academic Team.

“I am very proud of both Kelsey and Sarah,” said coach Brian Purcell. “They certainly are deserving of the recognition. They represent everything that we stand for at PC and in our program. They are young women of tremendous character, great role models to our younger players, and terrific examples of what it means to be a successful student and athlete.”

This is the second time that Yeager has been honored by the Big South as she was also a member of the 2015 Big South All-Freshman team. She was a key component of the Blue Hose back line, and played in instrumental role in shutting out the Furman Paladins in the season opener. That was the Blue Hose first win in program history over the Paladins. Yeager is also the primary free kick option from mid-field and also a primary option down near the goal in corner kick situations as she recorded two goals and two assists this season.

This is the first time being honored by the Big South for Yoss. She also helped lead on the on the back end of the Blue Hose defense. Yoss played in and started all 16 games her senior season. Over her career she has maintained a 3.82 grade point average while playing in 65 games, scoring eight goals and recording three assists.

This wraps up the 2017 Presbyterian College women’s soccer season.