Linda Velaj And Elin Svavarsdottir Named 2010 ECAC Women Soccer All-Stars
Cape Cod, Mass.-University of Bridgeport senior women's soccer standouts Linda Velaj (F, Stamford, Conn.) and Elin Svavarsdottir (D, Reykjavík, Iceland) have been selected to the 2010 ECAC Division II Women's Soccer All-Star Team.
Velaj scored 20 goals and had seven assists for a total of 47 points in 2010 as she helped the Purple Knights to the Second Round of the NCAA Division II Women's Soccer Championship Tournament. A four-time First Team All-East Coast Conference selection, Linda helped Bridgeport to a berth in the NCAA Division II Championship Tournament during each of her four seasons in a Bridgeport uniform. She also finished her career with 60 total goals which ranks her second on the school's all-time goal scoring list. She also received Daktronics and NSCAA All-American honors this year.
Svavarsdottir helped anchor a stellar UB defense in 2010 that allowed only 15 goals in 20 games played, and she also added three goals and five assists on offense. Along with her ECAC accolades, Elin was named First Team All-East Coast Conference, as well as Daktronics and NSCAA All-East Region.