Sports Notes: Dec. 20

Dec. 18, 2012

Greendale's Campbell

earns All-American honor

Kinsey Campbell, a Greendale native, made the second team of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-American squad this season.

Campbell, a junior defender at NCAA Division III Loras College in Iowa, is just the second Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference player to be named an NSCAA second-team All-American. She is also just the second All-American in Loras team history.

She played in every match for Loras, which finished 19-5, anchoring a defense that allowed just 1.17 goals per match and recorded eight shutouts. She also scored one goal and one assist on the season.

After suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament in her freshman season, Campbell has been a starter on the Duhawks' backline. She received a medical redshirt for her freshman year and will finish her college career next fall.

She was also named to's All-American third-team.

Greendale grad Merg

named player of the week

Mary Merg, a Greendale High School graduate, was named the Walmart Player of the Week for the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater women's basketball team.

Merg, a junior guard, tallied a team-high 17 points in a loss to Hope College, scored 10 points and pulled down six rebounds against Kalamazoo College and collected seven rebounds to help Whitewater beat UW-Stevens Point.

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