Durham, N.H.- University of New Hampshire junior back Andrea Encarnacao (Wakefield, Mass.) was named to the 1999 America East Soccer All-Conference Second Team Wednesday.
In her third season playing for the Wildcats, Encarnacao started all 18 games in the backfield. Encarnacao has developed a reputation as a tough defender after joining the team as a walk-on in 1997.
Senior back Stacey Staff (Danbury, Conn.) received America East Honorable Mention. As a tri-captain this season, Staff started all 18 games for the Wildcats and recorded her first career point, scoring a goal in a 2-0 win over Maine (9/9/99). Staff missed both the 1997 and 1996 seasons with knee injuries after being named to the America East All-Rookie Team in 1995.