TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology sophomore goalkeeper Lucinda Combs (Danville, Ky./Boyle County) became the first women's soccer player in program history to earn multiple all-region honors with a second-team award from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
Combs ranked second nationally in NCAA Division III women's soccer in save percentage this season at .924. She also set a school record with 11 shutouts as part of a team that qualified for the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament for the first time since 2009 this fall.
Combs anchored a Fightin' Engineer defensive unit that allowed just 12 goals in 20 matches this season, including a school record six consecutive shutouts from Sept. 28-Oct. 15. On the season, she finished 10-6-4 with a 0.57 goals against average, 145 saves with just 12 goals allowed and 11 shutouts.
After just two seasons as Rose-Hulman's goalkeeper, Combs holds career school records for goals against average (0.67), save percentage (.903), saves per game (6.41), shutouts (19) and ties (7). She also ranks second in program history with 250 career saves.
Combs earned the sixth all-region honor in the history of Rose-Hulman women's soccer and was named second-team all-region for the second consecutive year.