WATERVILLE, Maine - The North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Women's Soccer postseason accolades have been announced and four Husson University student-athletes have grabbed honors.
Senior defender Alex Speed claimed First Team All-NAC honors while freshman midfielder Mackenzie St. Pierre and sophomore keeper Sami Ireland earned Second Team mention. Sophomore forward Morgan Carver was also selected to the NAC Sportsmanship Team.
Speed, a 2017 Second Team All-Conference selection, claims First Team honors after posting a goal and an assist for three total points in 16 contests this season. A four-year starter on the Eagles' backline and captain this year, Speed anchored the defensive unit posting five shutouts and yielding only 2.16 goals per game. She has played in 69 matches throughout her career, amassing two goals and two points for six total points as a four-year contributor, while starting in her last 57-consecutive games.
St. Pierre earns Second Team All-Conference honors after scoring four goals with three assists for 11 total points during her first collegiate campaign.
Ireland earns Second Team All-NAC accolades for the first time in her career after posting a 1.88 goals against average with a 5-8-1 record including five shutouts along with a .763 save percentage in 1291:29 minutes of play this season. She ranks second in the conference in shutouts, and third in minutes, goals against average and victories. The sophomore was also chosen as the NAC Defender of the Week on October 29th. Ireland now joins a long list of women's soccer players who are also members of the women's basketball team and have earned all-conference honors as members of both programs.
Head Coach Amanda Cummings nominated Carver for the NAC All-Sportsmanship team because she positively affected the soccer culture and environment, and her behavior clearly demonstrates sportsmanship and integrity.
#4 Husson takes on #1 Thomas College on the Terriers' home turf in a NAC Semifinal match with kickoff scheduled for 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 3rd.
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2018 NAC Women's Soccer All-Conference Teams
First Team All-Conference
|F- Makayla Lewis||Sr.||Purcellville, Va.||Maine Maritime|
|F- McKenna Brodeur||So.||Oakland, Maine||UMaine-Farmington|
|F- Cassie Contigiani||Sr.||Belmont, N.H.||Thomas|
|M- Eryn Doiron||Jr.||Wilton, Maine||Maine Maritime|
|M- Lydia Roy||Sr.||Waterville, Maine||UMaine-Farmington|
|M- Katherine Hoving||Fr.||Bristol, Maine||Thomas|
|M- Margot Simeon||Fr.||Findlay, Ohio||Maine Maritime|
|D- Alex Speed||Sr.||Guilford, Maine||Husson|
|D- Susana DeFrank||Sr.||Temecula, Cali.||Maine Maritime|
|D- Taznae Fubler||So.||Smiths, Bermuda||Thomas|
|GK- Emily Conway||So.||Charleston, S.C.||Maine Maritime|
Second Team All-Conference
|F- Kelsey Cauchon||Jr.||Colchester, Vt.||Northern Vermont-Johnson|
|F- Madison Rowe||So.||Brushton, N.Y.||SUNY Canton|
|F- Jessica Hillman||Jr.||Gardiner, Maine||Northern Vermont- Lyndon|
|M- Ashley Gleason||Jr.||Scarborough, Maine||UMaine Farmington|
|M- Mackenzie St. Pierre||Fr.||Waterville, Maine||Husson|
|M- Jaedyn Ossont||Sr.||Turin, N.Y.||SUNY Canton|
|D- Miranda McIntire||Sr.||Alna, Maine||Maine Maritime|
|D- Morgann Tortorella||Jr.||Waterville, Maine||UMaine-Farmington|
|D- Kelsey Jacobs||Jr.||Braintree, Vt.||Northern Vermont- Lyndon|
|D- Samantha Griffin||Sr.||Union, Maine||Thomas|
|GK- Sami Ireland||So.||Howland, Maine||Husson|
Player of the Year
|Makayla Lewis||Sr.||Purcellville, Va.||Maine Maritime|
Defensive Player of the Year
|Susana DeFrank||Sr.||Temecula, Cali.||Maine Maritime|
Rookie of the Year
|Katherine Hoving||Fr.||Bristol, Maine||Thomas|
Senior Scholar Athlete of the Year
|Lydia Roy||Sr.||Waterville, Maine||UMaine-Farmington|
Coach of the Year
|Jenny Ward||Jr.||Saranac Lake, N.Y.||SUNY Canton|
|Emily Kelley||So.||Shapleight, Maine||UMaine-Farmington|
|Morgan Carver||So.||Gardiner, Maine||Husson University|
|Christina Wheelock||Jr.||Eden, Vt.||Northern Vermont-Johnson|
|Victoria McCormack||So.||East Lyme, Conn.||Northern Vermont-Lyndon|
|Allison Boulier||Sr.||Bangor, Maine||Maine Maritime Academy|
|Mikayla Churchill||Sr.||Washburn, Maine||UMaine-Presque Isle|
|Sam Cleaves||Sr.||North Yarmouth, Maine||Thomas College|