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MVC Announces All-Conference Soccer Squads
Courtesy: UNI Athletics Communications  
Release: Wednesday 11/10/2013

ST. LOUIS, MO -- The Missouri Valley Conference announced its 2013 women’s soccer all-conference teams this week. Two Panthers were recognized among the three different teams. Senior defender Sam Copley was selected to the all-conference second team and junior midfielder Caitlyn Fuller was selected as a all-conference honorable mention.

Senior defender Sam Copley played in all 19 games for UNI in 2013. Copley started all 19 and fired 7 shots for the season. Copley was a part of a Panthers defense that totaled 4 shutouts in 2013. For her career Copley has been awarded to the all-conference 2nd team twice and was a honorable mention honoree in 2012.

Junior midfielder Caitlyn Fuller played in 14 games for the Panthers, collecting 13 starts. Fuller scored 2 goals this season -- both game winners. On October 23rd against St. Ambrose Fuller drilled a 26th minute goal that was the difference in a 1-0 shutout win. In the October 29 matchup against Grand View on Senior Night the junior midfielder scored a 85th minute goal on a penalty kick that was the game winner in a 2-0 victory. In total Fuller fired 8 shots in 2013 with 5 of them on goal.


PLAYER OF THE YEAR:
Rachel Tejada, Illinois State 
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR:
Kelsey Fouch, Missouri State
GOALKEEPER OF THE YEAR:
Aryn Newsom, Illinois State 
FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR:
Hannah Leinert, Illinois State 
COACHING STAFF OF THE YEAR:
Illinois State (Drew Roff, Jim Schneiderhahn, Katie Baumgardner)
MVC FAIR PLAY AWARDS:
Drake and Loyola

FIRST TEAM
Name                                 School               Pos.       Yr.            Hometown (Previous School)
Aryn Newsom               Illinois State          GK        Jr.                 Manteno, Ill. (Manteno)
Megan Fisher                    Drake                  D          Sr.                 Ankeny, Iowa (Ankeny)
Kelsey Fouch             Missouri State           D          Jr.    St. Charles, Mo. (Francis Howell North)
Shelby Troyer             Indiana State            D          Sr.                     Elida, Ohio (Elida)
Abby Reed                  Indiana State          MF        Fr.            Rockford, Ill. (Boylan Catholic)
Tricia Stonebraker          Loyola                 MF        Sr.              Anchorage, Alaska (Service)
Stephanie Thompson Evansiville             MF        Sr.                 Evansville, Ind. (F.J. Reitz)
Kyla Cross                   Illinois State              F          Sr. Clinton Township, Mich. (Bishop Foley Catholic)
Kate Johnson            Indiana State             F          So.            Valparaiso, Ind. (Valparaiso HS)
Hannah Leinert          Illinois State              F          Fr.                   Wildwood, Mo. (Eureka)
Rachel Tejada            Illinois State              F          Jr.                           Troy, Ill. (Triad)
SECOND TEAM
Name                                School               Pos.       Yr.              Hometown (Previous School)
Simone Busby              Evansville             GK         So.        Chattanooga, Tenn. (Girls Preparatory)
Taylor Brand                 Evansville               D          Jr.            Greenfield, Ind. (Greenfield Central)
Sam Copley                       UNI                      D          Sr.       Woodward, Iowa (Dallas Center-Grimes)
Hailey Merrill                   Loyola                   D          Fr.                         Edina, Minn. (Edina)
Abby Van Deventer    Illinois State             D          So.             East Moline, Ill. (United Township)
Mariah Vichich                Loyola                   D          So.             Whitefish Bay, Wis. (Whitefish Bay)
Molly Brewer              Missouri State          MF        So.                Springfield, Mo. (Glendale High)
Dagny Olson                Illinois State            MF        Fr.                     Champaign, Ill. (Centennial)
Anna Stinson                Illinois State           MF         Sr.           Kalamazoo, Mich. (Portage Northern)
Rebecca Rodgers           Drake                    F           Fr.                      Peotone, Ill. (Peotone)

HONORABLE MENTION: Monica Gonyo (GK, LU); Caitlyn Fuller (MF, UNI); Gabbi McArtor (D, ILS); Tatiana Pagan (D, UE);

ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM
Name                                School               Pos.                            Hometown (Previous School)
Bronwyn Boswell         Evansville             MF                                 Frisco, Texas (Centennial)
Shelby Koch                    Loyola                  D                         Mill Creek, Wash. (Archbishop Murphy)
Hannah Leinert          Illinois State             F                                     Wildwood, Mo. (Eureka)
Hailey Merrill                   Loyola                  D                                        Edina, Minn. (Edina)
Sarah Grace Nicholson Drake                   D                             Overland Park, Kan. (Olathe East)
Dagny Olson              Illinois State            MF                                  Champaign, Ill. (Centennial)
Maddie Orf                Indiana State            MF                     St. Charles, Mo. (Incarnate Word Academy)
Abby Reed                Indiana State            MF                                Rockford, Ill. (Boylan Catholic)
Rebecca Rodgers           Drake                   F                                         Peotone, Ill. (Peotone)
Brittany San Roman Indiana State           GK                               Glenview, Ill. (Loyola Academy)
Sara Stankoskey        Illinois State             D                              Carol Stream, Ill. (Glenbard North)


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