18 Candace Cephers
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  • Midfielder
  • Senior
  • 5' 10"
  • Smoky Hill
  • Real Colorado National
  • Aurora, Colo.
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YearGP-GSGAPTSSHSHOT%SOGSOG%YC-RCGWPK-ATT
201327-2210224.0426.2500-000-0
201422-22601227.22212.4440-021-1
201520-20601232.18810.3130-021-1
201619-1931722.13612.5450-011-3
Career88-8316133105.15240.3819-053-5

Updated: November 4, 2016

General: Was a 2014 NSCAA All-Southeast Region Third Team selection … Earned All-ACC Third Team honors in 2014 and 2016.

Academic Achievements: Was named to the 2014 ACC All-Academic Team as well as the 2013-14 ACC Honor Roll.

2016: Started all 19 matches for the Hokies this season … Earned All-ACC Third Team recognition for the second time in her career ... Listed as third on the team in scoring with seven points … Scored back-to-back goals in the team’s 2-1 win over Mississippi State in the Charleston Classic, logging her fifth game winner in Hokie uniform off a penalty kick ... Recorded the first goal in Tech’s 2-2 double-overtime draw vs. Clemson ... Also tabbed an assist against East Carolina ... Took 22 shots on year, placing 12 on-frame.

2015: Started all 20 matches as a junior ... Was fifth on the team in scoring with 12 points and was tied for fourth on the team in goals with six ... Had game-winning goals against No. 12 West Virginia and Miami ... The goal against West Virginia came off a penalty kick ... Also had goals against Georgetown, Syracuse, Clemson and Cincinnati in the first round of the 2016 Women’s Soccer NCAA Tournament ... Tallied 32 shots on the year, placing 10 on-goal.

2014: Started every game of the year at the defensive midfield position, finishing the season with six goals … Was named to the All-ACC Third Team as well as the ACC All-Academic Team … Scored three goals in ACC play, with two coming from the team’s 5-0 win at Syracuse and one goal in the team’s 3-2 loss at No. 8 North Carolina … Also had goals against Davidson, Akron and Ohio State … Recorded 27 shots on the year, placing 12 between the posts.

2013: Appeared in all 27 matches for the Hokies, earning 22 starts as a defensive midfielder … Helped shape up a Hokie defense that allowed a program-best 0.81 goals per match … Scored her first career goal to tie up the Hokies’ eventual 2-1 double-overtime 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 … Posted a pair of shots on-goal in the Hokies’ 1-0 win over Miami ... Took 24 shots on the year, placing six on-frame.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at Smoky Hill … Served as the team captain for two seasons and was named the 2013 Centennial League Player of the Year … Was named to the 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 state titles, one Region IV Championship and three Region IV finals … Also was a three-time letterwinner in volleyball and was a team captain.

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

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