18 Candace Cephers
    • Position
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    • Hometown
    • Midfielder
    • Senior
    • 5' 10"
    • Smoky Hill
    • Real Colorado National
    • Aurora, Colo.
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    Updated: October 12, 2016

    2016: Has started every match this season ... Had both goals in the 2-1 win over Mississippi State in the Charleston Classic the opening weekend of the season ... Also scored the first goal in the 2-2 tie with Clemson ... Had an assist against East Carolina.

    General: 2014 NSCAA All-Southeast Region Third Team selection … 2014 All-ACC Third Team selection.

    2015: Appeared in 20 of the team's 21 matches this season, starting all 20 ... Fifth on the team in scoring, with 12 points ... Tied for fourth in goals, with six ... Had game-winning goals against No. 12 West Virginia and Miami ... The goal against West Virginia came on a penalty kick ... Also had goals against Georgetown, Syracuse, Clemson and Cincinnati in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Tournament ... Had 32 shots; 10 on goal.

    2014: Started every game of the year at the defensive midfield position, finishing the season with six goals … Named to the All-ACC Third Team … Scored two goals against Syracuse ... Scored a goal against No. 9 North Carolina … Scored a goal on a corner kick in game against Davidson … Headed in a corner against Akron …... Scored a goal in game against Ohio State.

    2013: Appeared in all 27 matches for the Hokies, earning 22 starts as a defensive midfielder … Helped shore up a Hokie defense that allowed a program-best 0.81 goals per match in 2013 … Scored her first career goal to tie up the Hokies’ eventual 2-1 2OT win over No. 19 Notre Dame in the ACC Quarterfinals … Took a season-high four shots in Tech’s 3-0 win over Duke in the NCAA Quarterfinals … Fired multiple shots in eight different matches … Put a pair of shots on goal in the Hokies’ 1-0 win over Miami.

    Academic Achievements: 2014 ACC All-Academic Team ... Named to 2013-14 ACC Honor Roll.

    High School: Four-year letterwinner at Smoky Hill High Schoool … Served as team captain for two seasons ... 2013 Centennial League Player of the Year … Named to All-Centennial League Team three times and Colorado 5A All-State Team twice … Earned three Academic All-State honorable mention honors … Led Real Colorado National to three Colorado state titles, one Region IV Championship and three Region IV finals … Was also a three-time letterwinner in volleyball at Smoky Hill and was named captain.

    Personal: Daugher of Michelle and Dale Cephers … Has two sisters, Amber and Whitney, and two brothers, Aaron and Byron … Sister, Amber, played soccer at Georgia State … Sister Whitney played soccer at Long Island … Brother, Byron, won a national championship at Fort Lewis College (DII) … Majoring in biology … Born on March 25, 1995.

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