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All Mid-South Conference first-team.
All Mid-South Conference first-team.
Posted by Chris Wells - Tue, Nov. 6, 2012 - [ Women's Soccer ] - Viewed 1668 times

COLUMBIA, Ky. -- Mid-South Conference officials announced the 2012 women's soccer all-conference awards tonight at the conference's annual banquet hosted on the Lindsey Wilson College campus.

Lindsey Wilson College senior midfielder Mia Persson is the Mid-South Conference Women's Soccer Player of the Year.

Persson helped the Blue Raiders to the Mid-South Conference regular season title while scoring 24 goals during the 2012 season. She ranks second in the conference in both goals and points (52) and is tied for 13th in assists (4).

Persson ranks seventh in the NAIA in goals and ninth in points this season. She earned MSC Offensive Player of the Week four times during the regular season, including last week. Earlier in the day, Persson was named the NAIA Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week

Cumberland University freshman forward Kelsey Langille was selected MSC Freshman of Year after leading the conference in both points and goals during the season. Her 36 goals and, eight game-winners and 78 points all lead the NAIA.

Lindsey Wilson coach Drew Burwash and Cumberland coach Gavin McKinney are the 2012 MSC Women's Soccer co-Coaches of the Year.

Burwash led the Blue Raiders to a 9-0 conference mark and the regular season title. McKinney led the Bulldogs to an 8-1 MSC record in their first season back in the Mid-South.

University of the Cumberlands' Autumn Williams was selected at the Mid-South Conference Women's Soccer Champions of Character recipient. Williams earned the award based on her academic and athletic achievement, campus and community leadership, future ambition and demonstration of five core character values of the NAIA

A total of 17 women earned All MSC First Team while 18 women were named all-conference honorable mention as voted on by the conference coaches.

Coaches were not allowed to vote for their own players.

The MSC First-Team includes:

 

Name

Position

School

Elisha Fry

Defender

Lindsey Wilson College

Natasha Gensetter

Midfielder

Lindsey Wilson College

Shauna Gilpin

Forward

Cumberland University

Renee Hurd

Defender

Lindsey Wilson College

Mackenzie Keele

Defender

Cumberland University

Lindsay Kitson

Goalkeeper

Cumberland University

Kelsey Langille

Forward

Cumberland University

Renee Larose

Defender

Cumberland University

Elizabet Madjarac

Forward

Lindsey Wilson College

Laerke Lillelund Michealsen

Forward

Lindsey Wilson College

Taylor Nay

Midfielder

Cumberland University

Pip Pattison

Midfielder

Bluefield College

Mia Persson

Midfielder

Lindsey Wilson College

Jessica Ralph

Forward

Campbellsville University

Chelsea Schulte

Goalkeeper

University of Pikeville

Katarina Simic

Defender

Lindsey Wilson College

Saeda Sueki

Midfielder

Lindsey Wilson College

 

The MSC Honorable Mention Team includes:

 

Name

Position

School

Sam Amend

Midfielder

Georgetown College

Anna Ayers

Midfielder

Georgetown College

Missy Baines

Defender

Bluefield College

Adrienne Bishop

Defender

St. Catharine College

Bea Cameron

Forward

Georgetown College

Brandie Hagerman

Goalkeeper

Campbellsville University

Alex Harbowy

Forward

Georgetown College

Alessandra Jansen

Midfielder

Georgetown College

Schuyler Jones

Forward

Shawnee State University

Paola Martinez

Forward

St. Catharine College

Rhianne Parsons

Forward

Cumberland University

Simone Quinn

Midfielder

Cumberland University

Ayaki Shinada

Defender

Lindsey Wilson College

Savanna Stephens

Defender

Campbellsville University

Lindsey Vinson

Goalkeeper

St. Catharine College

Caitlin Williams

Defender

Georgetown College

Enajah Winbush

Forward

Bluefield College

Cassie Yannelli

Midfielder

Campbellsville University

 

The Mid-South Conference Tournament continues on Wednesday, Nov. 7 with semifinal action beginning at Noon CT with Lindsey Wilson and Georgetown at Walter S. Reuling Stadium on the Lindsey Wilson campus. Cumberland and Campbellsville meet in the other semifinal at 2:30 p.m. CT.