Erin Simmons Named to C-USA All-Conference Third Team, All-Freshman Team


Erin Simmons

Erin Simmons

Oct. 30, 2012

IRVING, Texas -- Marshall freshman forward Erin Simmons was named to the Conference USA All-Conference third team and the All-Freshman team on Tuesday. 

The Gahanna, Ohio native, who made starts in 18 matches in 2012, shared the Thundering Herd’s goal-scoring lead with six goals in her first collegiate season.  In the first match of her career, Simmons registered a goal and an assist to help Marshall earn a 3-1 victory over Ball State on opening day. 

Simmons went on to tally two multiscoring games, convert all three penalty kicks of the season, and net three match-winning goals this season. 

At the conclusion of the Herd’s 2012 campaign, Simmons was ranked tied for tenth in C-USA in goal-scoring and tied for fourth in the league in match-winning goals. 

The award was voted on by C-USA coaches.  For the full release, click here.