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Arete Prep Soccer Alum (Class of '21) Tania Davidson has earned PAC Player of the Year Honors in her sophomore season at Franciscan University.
Official press release:
The Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) released its All-PAC women's soccer teams and yearly award winners Friday morning. The league's 11 head coaches determined, by vote, this year's All-PAC teams and annual award winners.
Franciscan University sophomore forward Tania Davidson (Gilbert, Ariz. | Arete Preparatory Academy) was named the PAC Player of the Year, while Westminster College first-year goalkeeper Morgan Murphy (Yardley, Pa. | Villa Joseph Marie) claimed the PAC Newcomer of the Year award. Franciscan third-year head coach Sarah Salamida was selected as the PAC Coach of the Year.
Davidson is Franciscan's first-ever PAC Player of the Year.
A two-time First Team All-PAC selection, Davidson made starts in each of Franciscan's 19 matches this season. Her 20 goals lead the PAC while her 42 points (20G, 2A) are tied for the most in the league. She has five-game winning goals to her credit this fall, tied for the most among conference players. In 10 PAC starts Davidson paced the conference with 11 goals and 24 points (11G, 2A).
Davidson is currently tied for 11th in total goals scored (20) in NCAA Division III. Her 42 total points are tied for 21st in Division III.
Davidson netted both goals in Franciscan's 2-0 regular season victory at Westminster on October 5. She scored two goals in seven matches this season, including a 4-1 semifinal victory over Grove City College on November 2.
In 34 career appearances (33) starts, Davidson has totaled 64 points on 30 goals and four assists.
Congratulations Tania, you make Arete proud!