MEDFORD -- The 1999 Tufts University Women's Soccer team will be led this year by tri-captains Eden Hauslaib (Storrs, CT/Smtih), Randee McCardle (East Nassau, NY/New Lebanon), and Jessie Thomas(Mountain View, CA/Menlo).

Hauslaib, a senior, will lead the team as a forward. The 5'5" Hauslaib has played a total 52 games at Tufts with a career record of 11 goals and five assists. She is a psychology major and a member of the Golden Key National Honor Society.

McArdle, a junior goalkeeper, is starting for the second year having already played 1683 minutes at Tufts. The 5'10" McArdle has started 21 games with only 10 career goals allowed and 59 saves. She also has 11 career shutouts, two of which have occurred already this fall. A history and psychology major, McArdle has appeared on the Dean's List and was a recipient of the Rudolph Fobert Award as best multiple sport student-athlete on campus.

Thomas, a senior, will start her second year leading the team at midfield. The 5'1" Thomas has played a total of 33 games at Tufts with one career goal and 5 career assists. An English major, Thomas is also a volunteer and member of the Peace and Justice Studies Board at Tufts.

Tufts begins the 1999 season with a record of 37-19-8 over four straight winning seasons. The Jumbos were NCAA Tournament National Quarterfinalists last November. Thus far in 1999, the team has a 3-1 record with a team total of seven assists, 11 goals scored and only two goals allowed.