SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Junior midfielder Melissa Carlyle of the Converse soccer team has been named to the 2017 United Coaches Scholar Team as announced on Monday afternoon. This accolade comes right after Carlyle garnered an All-Region Scholar athlete recognition. Earlier in the year Carlyle was also placed on the Conference Carolinas All-Conference Third Team.
Carlyle turned in her best offensive performances since becoming a member of the Purple and Gold, tallying three scores on the season to go along a pair of assists. Two of the three goals scored by Carlyle this year were of the game-winning variety and her best performance came against King on October 21 where she posted two goals, including the decisive goal.