Pearl River’s Lee named third-team NJCAA All-America

Pearl River’s Lee named third-team NJCAA All-America

POPLARVILLE – Pearl River Community College sophomore midfielder Lyndsey Lee has added one more award to her lengthy list of honors for the 2015 soccer season. 

Lee was named to the NJCAA All-America third team, which was announced Thursday.

Lee, a native of Picayune who played high school soccer at Our Lady Academy, is the fifth Lady Wildcat player to earn All-America honors since the program’s debut in 2003.

“She’s the best player I’ve ever coached,” said PRCC coach Jack Byrd. “I think it shows the respect other coaches in our region have for her.

“Lyndsey’s numbers weren’t off the charts compared to some All-Americas we’ve had, but her goals-to-assists ratio shows what an unselfish player she is. She’s one of the most unselfish players I’ve ever had. She makes everyone around her a better player.”

Lee helped the Lady Wildcats to a 15-2 overall record that included a second consecutive MACJC/Region 23 Tournament championship, as well as the South Division regular-season title.

She scored 17 goals and dished out 14 assists for the season.

Lee came to PRCC after transferring from Southern Miss, where she played as a freshman.

Lee has committed to Mississippi College to continue her career, and plans to sign a scholarship offer at MC in February.