AUBURN, Ala. (EETV) - United Soccer Coaches named Alyssa Malonson, Anna Haddock, and Marissa Arias to All-Southeast region teams on Monday.
Malonson and Haddock were named to the first team and Arias was named to the third team. It is Malonson and Haddock’s second straight year being recognized by the United Soccer Coaches, and Arias is recognized for the first time.
This marks the second straight season in which Auburn has had three honorees.
"Alyssa, Anna and Marissa all had terrific seasons this year," head coach Karen Hoppa said. "Each of them played a major role in our team's success and we are thrilled to see them recognized by our coaches association."
Malonson finished this season, her fifth year at Auburn, with a career high in points (eight) and helped the Tigers put up seven shutouts on the year. Malonson was the 20th pick in the NWSL draft last year and finished her Auburn career tied for eighth in assists with 23.
Haddock finished the year leading Auburn in points with 26 and goals with nine and tied for the lead in assists with eight. After finishing last year being named to the All-SEC Freshman Team, Haddock was able to elevate her game being named to the All-SEC First Team and All-Region First Team.
Arias led the team in shot percentage and shot on goal percentage throughout the year with 26 shots and 14 of them on target with seven finding the back of the net. When Arias made her first start early in the season against Alabama A&M, she put up two goals and an assist; this started her streak of 15 points in nine games with seven goals.
This trio also bagged All-SEC honors earlier this year when Malonson was named Defender of the Year. Malonson and Haddock were first-team All-SEC, and Arias was named second-team.