RICHMOND, Va. - Senior goalkeeper Jocelyn Papciak has been named as a member of the Preseason All-Colonial Athletic Association women's soccer team, it has been announced by CAA officials.
Papciak is the first player to be named as a Preseason All-CAA selection since 2007 when goalkeeper Brandi Daniels earned the honor.
A second team All-CAA pick last year, Papciak led the CAA with 113 saves in 20 games, a 5.65 average. She also ranked third in the CAA with an .807 save percentage and was tied for second in the CAA with six shutouts.
Papciak recorded a season-high 10 saves three times last season, including a pair of 2-1 victories over Old Dominion and Northeastern. She also had nine saves in a scoreless tie against VCU on October 3.
One of five players in school history with at least 200 career saves, Papciak ranks sixth in school history with a 1.55 career goals against average.
A Business major, Papciak is also an outstanding student with a 3.978 grade point average. A Dean's List student, she earned Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-District II second team honors last year and is a candidate for the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award. During the summer, she served an internship at Under Armour as part of its Rookie Program.
One of the Tigers' co-captains last year, she is a member of the Towson University Student-Athlete Advisory Council and was the recipient of the Towson University Vice President of Student Affairs Leadership Award.
The Tigers open their 20th season on Saturday, August 20 against Loyola at the Towson Center Soccer Complex at 5 p.m.