Synapse Sports 2013 Division II and III All-Americans, Awards

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Division III

Goalie of the Year: Ashton Wheatley, Salisbury
Wheatley backstopped the Sea Gulls to an undefeated season, helping Salisbury post one of the top scoring defenses in the nation. Individually she ranks second nationally in goals-against average and in the top-10 in save percentage.

Defensive Player of the Year: Mallory Hinman, Trinity
Hinman anchored one of the toughest defensive units in the nation as the Bantams allow less than five goals a game despite facing one of the toughest schedules in the nation. A senior who is active in all facets of the defense, Hinman ranks among the team leaders in caused turnovers and ground balls.

Midfield Player of the Year: Megan Leonhard, Trinity
The Bantams' captain, Leonard leads Trinity in goals, draw controls, and caused turnovers. She is active at both ends of the field and has helped Trinity to an undefeated regular season that they capped off with a NESCAC tournament title.

Attack Player of the Year: Katie Bollhorst, Salisbury
The CAC Player of the Year, Bollhorst was the leader of the Sea Gull attack that ranks in the top-10 nationally while playing a top-20 schedule. The senior led Salisbury in assists and points while leading the conference in points and ranking in the top-10 nationally in assists per game.

Rookie of the Year: Erica Geremia, Cortland
Geremia burst onto the scene as a rookie, playing a key role in the Red Dragons' offense. She leads Cortland in scoring and ranks among the national leaders in points, cracking the 100-point barrier.

Unsung Hero of the Year: Bridget Kenny, Gettysburg
Kenny was crucial to the success of the Bullets in 2013, ranking second on the team in draw controls and fourth in scoring.

Coach of the Year: Meredith Buzzi, Kenyon
Buzzi mentored the Ladies to the NCAA tournament and a 14-2 record entering NCAA play. Kenyon doubled its win total from last year and won the NCAC championship this season while ranking in the top-25 nationally in scoring margin.

First Team
Bethany Baer, Salisbury
Katie Bollhorst, Salisbury
Maria DiFato, Cortland
Erica Geremia, Cortland
Ellen Halle, Middlebury
Kaitlin Hildebrand, Trinity
Mallory Hinman, Trinity
Jessica Lavelle, Cortland
Megan Leonhard, Trinity
Katie Mastropaolo, Mary Washington
Lauren Pigott, TCNJ
Lindsay Robinson, Gettysburg
Margaret Souther, Middlebury
Shelby Vakenier, RIT
Kim Wayson, York
Ashton Wheatley, Salisbury

Second Team
Maddie Comfort, Messiah
Tara Connolly, Bowdoin
Hillary Densen, Amherst
Lauren Feusahrens, Salisbury
Carolyn Gorajek, Bowdoin
Caroline Krohn, Franklin & Marshall
Melissa Leonard, St. John Fisher
Paige Messersmith, McDaniel
Jillian Nealon, TCNJ
Alexandra Philie, Amherst
Kate Pistel, Colby
Betsy Sachs, Bowdoin
Meghan Toomey, Salisbury
Katie Vautier, York
Spencer Waybright, Stevens
Emily Stankaitis, Susquehanna

Third Team
Allison Arnal, RPI
Margaret Boland, Tufts
Tierney Conlon, Montclair State
Jacqualyn Craycraft, Redlands
Hadley Duncan, Trinity
E'Leyna Garcia, Guilford
Rachel Friedman, Hamilton
Emily Haggerty, Geneseo
Caroline Hayes, Trinity
Katie Kleine, Fredonia
Ashton Marshall, Christopher Newport
Michelle McGinniss, Susquehanna
Lindsay McKenna, Colby
Melissa Meiklejohn, Stevenson
Francine Murzynski, Wittenberg
Tracy Rivas, Ithaca

All-Rookie Team
Amanda Borucki, Gettysburg
Maggie Connolly, Gettysburg
Christy Forrest, Amherst
Erica Geremia, Cortland
Maggie Hogan, Connecticut College
Lindsay Hughes, Ramapo
Annie McElaney, Susquehanna
Shelby Newman, St. Mary's (MD)
Laurel Pascal, Middlebury
Lindsay Picard, Bowdoin
Rachel Pregel, Denison
Caroline Ross, Tufts
Sage Sarkis, RIT
Claire Stikeleather, Messiah
Megan Strauch, York
Jane Symmes, Kenyon

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2013-05-09



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