Orange Beach, AL - Senior Traci Dreesen and sophomore Laura Eddy were named to the 2010 SEC Championships All-Tournament team, according to a league announcement Nov. 7. The team is selected by a committee comprised of SEC officials and coaches of the final four remaining teams.
After the Bulldogs fell behind 1-0 to Auburn in the quarterfinals, Dreesen scored the tying goal in the 67th minute – her first of the season. The Lakewood, Colo., native fired three shots vs. the Tigers and played 106 minutes as Georgia dispatched AU, 2-1, in double overtime to advance to meet Florida in the semifinals.
Eddy, a second-year starter from Atlanta and the 2009 SEC Freshman of the Year, played 96 minutes vs. the Tigers and fired a shot while tallying 84 minutes vs. Florida, anchoring the Bulldog midfield.
Georgia reached the semis for the third time in the last four seasons. The Gators went on to claim the 2010 title with a 1-0 win over South Carolina on Sunday afternoon. UF’s Erika Tymrak captured MVP honors.
The Bulldogs are now awaiting their NCAA Tournament fate as the 64-team field is announced today at 4:30 p.m. and televised on ESPNU.
Jazmyne Avant, Florida
Laura Eddy, Georgia
Traci Dreesen, Georgia
Addie Eggleston, LSU
Kayla Grimsley, South Carolina
Megan Kinneman, LSU
Mollie Patton, South Carolina
Brittany Rhodes, South Carolina
Lindsay Thompson, Florida
*Erika Tymrak, Florida
Kat Williamson, Florida