Blakely Mattern Racking Up Awards

South Carolina women’s soccer defender Blakely Mattern might need to find more room on her mantle. The senior was named a First-Team All-American by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America this week. Here’s a look at the honors she’s picked up in her distinguished career at South Carolina:

  • 2009 First Team All-American (NSCAA)
  • One of five members on the Lowe’s Senior CLASS All-American First Team (2009)
  • 2009 ESPN The Magazine First Team Academic All-American
  • 2009 SEC Tournament MVP
  • Three-time First-Team All-SEC
  • 2007 SEC Defensive Player of the Year
  • 2007 Fourth-Team All-American (Soccer Buzz)
  • 2006 Freshman All-American

Weekly Honors from 2009 Season

  • NSCAA National Player of the Week
  • SEC Defensive Player of the Week (twice)
  • Soccer America national team of the week (four times)
  • CollegeSoccer360 Primetime Performer team of the week (twice)
  • Top Drawer Soccer national team of the week

Impressive, to say the least!

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