(ROCHESTER, N.Y.) – The University Athletic Association (UAA) announced its 30th Anniversary Women's Soccer Team on Wednesday, October 18. Sixty-eight student-athletes earned the honor with six representing Carnegie Mellon University.
The team consists of each student-athlete who was named Most Valuable Player or accumulated five or more points in her career, with two points awarded for All-Association first-team recognition, and one point for second-team honors.
Current senior Tori Iatarola joins Jenna McKinney of the University of Chicago as the only current student-athletes on the UAA 30th Anniversary Women's Soccer Team. Iatarola is a three-time All-UAA player, earning first-team honors as a freshman and sophomore and second-team honors as a junior. She was also named an NSCAA and D3soccer.com All-America as a sophomore.
Joining Iatarola on the team is Melissa McMorrow (1999-2002), Nicole Poisson (1993-1995), Savina Reid (2011-2014), Amanda Rose (2004-2007), and Elsa Wu (2008-2011).
Both Reid and Rose were also recognized by the NSCAA (now United Soccer Coaches) and earned UAA first-team honors twice during their respective careers. A defender, Rose earned honorable mention status as a freshman before pulling in first-team honors as a sophomore and senior and a second-team honor as a junior. Rose is still the all-time leader in assists for the Tartans, as she finished her career with 32. She also holds the season record at 11, posted in her final campaign.
Reid was a forward for the Tartans who was also twice named to the UAA team as a second-team selection and earned All-Region honors three times. She tallied 26 goals for her career with 11 coming her senior year when she was named an All-American. Her 11 season goals is third best all-time for the Tartans.
Wu starred for the Tartans as a midfielder, earning second-team honors her first two seasons before being named to the first team as a junior and senior. She also was a two-time All-Region honoree who finished her career with 15 goals scored.
McMorrow was also honored by the UAA coaches as a two-time second-team selection and a two-time first-team selection. She is fourth on the all-time points list for the Tartans with 69 career points after recording 25 goals and 19 assists. As a senior McMorrow also pulled in All-Region honors.
Poisson holds the season record for points with 32 when she recorded 13 goals and six assists in 1994 when the Tartans finished 4-1-1 in the UAA. Her 29 career goals in third all-time while her career point total of 73 is also third all-time for the Tartans. Poisson finished her career as a two-time first-team selection with a second-team honor coming her first year with the program.
The Tartans won the UAA Championship in 2014 and 2015 and have played in the NCAA tournament five straight years starting in 2012.