(Carlisle, Pa.) - The Centennial Conference is celebrating 25 years as one of the elite small college athletic conferences in the country with the announcement of its Silver Anniversary teams, highlighting the best of the best over our first quarter-century.
For inclusion on a Silver Anniversary team, a student must have a degree from one of the Conference institutions and met one of the following qualifications:
- 3-time or 4-time First-team All-Centennial performer
- 2-time Centennial Conference Player of the Year
- 1st team All-America AND 2-time First-team All-Centennial performer
- 2-time All-America (1st, 2nd or 3rd team)
For individual sports such as swimming and track and field, the accomplishments must have occurred in the same event.
Javier Mena '14: Centennial Conference Player of the Year: 2012; First-team All-Centennial Conference: 2011, 2012, 2013; Second-team All-Centennial Conference: 2010; First-team All-Region: 2011, 2012, 2013; Second-team All-Region: 2010; set school record with 23 career assists; ranks fourth in career points (77) and seventh in goals (27); Centennial Conference Champions: 2011; NCAA & Conference playoff appearances in 2011, 2012 and 2013.
Alyssa Carlow '04: Inducted into the Dickinson Athletics Hall of Fame in the fall of 2014; Centennial Conference Player of the Year: 2003; All-Mid-Atlantic Region: 2001, 2002, 2003; First-Team All-Centennial Conference: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003; McAndrews Athlete of the Year Award: 2003-04; Centennial Conference Goal Scoring & Points Leader: 2001, 2002, 2003; Set Centennial Conference Records with 71 Career Goals and 168 Career Points (now ranks second in both categories); One of four players in conference history to score 10+ goals in all four seasons; School Records: Career Goals (71), Career Assists (26) now second; Career Points (168); Single-Season Goals (22), 2000; Single-Season Points (51), 2000; Career Hat-tricks (5); Fastest Goal to Start a game: 59 seconds; Fastest Back-to-Back Goals: 1:31; Fastest Hat-trick: 3:09; Fastest Goals by Opposing Teams: 12 seconds; Team MVP: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003; Team Captain: 2002, 2003.
Lisa Nichols '08: Will be inducted into the Dickinson Athletics Hall of Fame in the fall of 2018; Team Captain: 2007; Team MVP: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007; Second-team NSCAA All-Mid-Atlantic Region: 2005, 2006, 2007; Third-team D3kicks.com All Mid-Atlantic Region: 2006; Centennial Conference Player of the Year: 2007; First-team All-Centennial Conference: 2005, 2006, 2007; Second-team All-Centennial Conference: 2004; set school record with 27 career assists and ranks second in career goals and points with 44 and 115, respectively; school record for assists in a season: 16, 2007; NCAA Division III Playoffs (Sweet 16): 2005; Centennial Conference Regular Season Champions: 2005; School record for wins in a season: 16, 2005.
Hannah Matlack '16: First-team All-Centennial Conference: 2013, 2014, 2015; Honorable Mention All-Centennial Conference: 2012; Second-team NSCAA All-Mid-Atlantic Region: 2013, 2015; Third-team NSCAA All-Mid-Atlantic Region: 2014; Team set school records for fewest goals allowed in 2012 (9), posting a program-best 0.52 goals-against-average that season; Anchored a defensive effort that posted eight shutouts in 2015 and 31 over four years, allowing less than a goal per game during her career; Team Captain: 2014, 2015; Team Most Valuable Player: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015.