Soccer Buzz Awards Two North Texas Players

DENTON, Texas (1/28/09) Junior defender Kelli Lunsford and freshman forward Kelsey Perlman were both honored Wednesday by being selected to the Soccer Buzz Central Region team’s.

Lunsford, who was a first-team all-Sun Belt member, was chosen to the all-central third-team and was one of only two members from the Sun Belt. After missing the entire 2007 due to a knee injury, Lunsford came back in 2008 to score seven goals, second best on the team, and was tied for the team lead with four assists and was third in points (18).

The Highland Village, Texas native was also selected to the All-Tournament team after scoring the game-winning goal against South Alabama.

Perlman, who attended Allen High School, was rewarded for a breakthrough freshman season by being named to the all-freshman central region team. Perlman led the team in goals (11), points (26), assists (4) and shots on goal (35) and was selected to the first-team all-Sun Belt squad.

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