W&M's Schaffer Chosen In 2nd Round Of NWSL Draft
"We are delighted and proud of Mallory being selected by Seattle," stated head coach John Daly. "Throughout the process teams were inquiring about Mallory, so it was a thrill to see her taken. I strongly believe she has the attributes to play professionally and we wish her the best of luck."
The Allison Park, Pa., native capped an impressive 2012 campaign being named the Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Year, for the second consecutive season, while earning All-CAA FirstTeam distinctions. The 2012 Senior Class Award Finalist also earned National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) and Senior Class Second-Team All-America accolades. This season, she ranked third in the CAA in points (23) and goals (10).
Off the pitch, Schaffer excelled in the classroom, as evident after she was named the CAA Women's Soccer Scholar Athlete of the Year. Additionally, she earned first-team NSCAA Scholar All-America accolades.
Schaffer closed an outstanding career with 41 career goals and 96 career points, which rank sixth and seventh, respectively, all-time in school history.