AUGUSTA, GA – Columbus State's Olivia Jarrell and Riley Clark were named All-Americans as the United Soccer Coaches and Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) released their teams. Jarrell was named second team by both organizations while Clark was named second team by the United Soccer Coaches.
Jarrell is the third player in Columbus State women's soccer history to be selected as an All-American three times. The senior had another record-breaking season as she now sits atop the all-time record for most points and goals scored in program history.
This year Jarrell led the Peach Belt in both goals and assists, putting 17 in the back of net while assisting on 11 other goals. Her 45 points placed her in second all-time for most points scored in a Lady Cougar season, just one point shy of her own record from last year. Her 17 goals this season put her into a tie for 18th in the country while she finished 15th overall with her 11 assists.
She became the 14thplayer in PBC history to be named All-Conference all four years she played and is the first player since 2009 to be named an All-American three times. She finishes her career third on the league's all-time scoring list, tied for fifth in assists and third in points.
This is the first All-American selection for the junior Clark (not including her 2017 Academic All-America selection) who put up another monster season for the Lady Cougars. She finished with 16 goals this year to go along with seven assists, ranking her second in the PBC in goals, tied for sixth in assists and second in points. Her 16 goals on the pitch put her into a tie for 24th in the nation while her 39 total points this season was the seventh highest in program history.
With 36 goals in her career so far Clark is already in the top ten in scoring in program history and has a chance to continue her success in her upcoming senior season.