Beach Review

Women’s Soccer Makes Fourth NCAA Tournament

For the fourth time overall and the third consecutive year, Long Beach State’s women’s soccer team made it to the NCAA national tournament, falling to the University of Santa Clara in the first round and finishing the season at 12-8-0.

The National Soccer Coaches Association of America announced that Nadia Link was named to the 2012 NSCAA/Continental Tire Women’s NCAA Division I All-America team, earning third team honors for the second year. Link also earned her second Big West Conference Offensive Player of the Year award.

She and Alex Balcer also received their second NCAA Division I All-West Region recognition—Link on first team and Balcer on second team.