Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Five Northwestern College players claimed all-conference honors announced by the GPAC office and voted upon by the conference coaches at the conclusion of the season.
Alissa Christoffer earned second team defender honors, after leading the Red Raiders in goals with nine and finishing second on the team in assists with four. Christoffer registered two game winning goals and finished the season with 22 total points for the Red Raiders.
Four Players, Sarah Homan, Madison Fordyce, Jennifer Inge, and Sarah Beaton, were honorable mention players. Sarah Homan (Midfielder) finished with two goals and two assists, but it was her play facilitating to the rest of the team that landed her a spot on the all-conference team. Homan also recorded one game winning goal. Madison Fordyce (Keeper) ended her season with 59 saves, while only allowing 11 goals in 12 games. Fordyce also recorded five shutouts on the season. Jennifer Inge (Forward) finished with three goals and led the team with five assists. Inge played well all season getting the ball to her teammates and creating opportunities for others to score. Inge also scored one game winning goal. Sarah Beaton (Defender) recorded two assists on the season, but her contribution to the team came as helping create a wall to the goal, which contributed to the teams' eight total shutouts.
Northwestern finished the season with a 10-9-1 overall record.
# 5 | Defense
Senior from Milford, Iowa
# 21 | Forward
Senior from Fontana, Calif.
# 2 | Defender
Sophomore from Burnsville, Minn.
# 18 | Midfielder
Sophomore from Glenwood, Iowa
# 1 | Goal Keeper
Freshman from Dugald, Manitoba