Jeffers earned a spot on the second team for the second consecutive year after leading one of the nation's top defenses again in 2006. The senior has been called upon for 67 consecutive starts on the Big Orange backline. A member of the 2006 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District IV second team, the co-captain has notched two assists in 2006 and five during her four-year career. Her next start ties the Lake Zurich, Ill., native with Kelly Berrall for ninth on the career charts.
The 2006 SEC Offensive Player of the Year, Rossi leads the Orange and White with nine goals and 22 points on the year. UT's leading scorer the past two seasons, she already stands 12th on the career goals list with 17. The Pennington, N.J., product earned first-team All-SEC honors this year while making the Top Drawer Soccer All-Rookie Team, the Soccer Buzz All-America second team and the Soccer America All-Freshman second team.
North Carolina's Yael Averbuch was selected as the TDS Women's College National Player of the Season.
The Lady Vols open up NCAA Tournament action on Friday, Nov. 10, at 8 p.m., when they host UAB at the Regal Soccer Stadium.