Key Points
  • Lamar University's soccer program had five members named to the Southland Conference Academic All-Conference teams for the 2023 season.
  • Arely Alaniz was named the Student-Athlete of the Year for the conference.
  • To qualify for all-academic honors, the athletes had to maintain a 3.25 cumulative grade point average and meet other specific criteria.
  • Arely Alaniz, with a 3.56 GPA, was also named the SLC Defender of the Year and tournament MVP in 2023.
  • Kaisa Juvonen achieved a perfect 4.00 GPA with a master's in business administration, while Hollie Massey posted a 3.42 GPA and earned SLC Player of the Year honors.
  • Nicole Panis finished with a 3.39 GPA in Exercise Science and achieved significant records in various goalkeeping categories.
  • Trinity Clark earned second team honors from the conference and had a GPA of 3.69 in University Studies.
  • The Cardinals finished the season with a 15-3-3 record and repeated as conference regular season and tournament champions, earning their second consecutive NCAA Tournament berth.