Wildcats Receive NECC Honors for Women's Soccer

Wildcats Receive NECC Honors for Women's Soccer

11/4/13

2013 NECC Women's Soccer All-Conference Selections Announced

Lesley junior midfielder Hannah Landerholm was named NECC Women's Soccer Player of the Year following a vote by the league's coaches. The junior midfielder finished second in the conference with nine goals and second in points, registering 18. Landerholm finished the year notching at least one goal in each of Lesley's final five games.

Bay Path first year goalkeeper Alma Rizvani was named NECC Goalkeeper of the Year. Rizvani, who also took home NECC Rookie of the Year honors, finished third in the league with a .841 in save percentage making 53 saves in nine conference games and posting a 1.34 goals against average.

Bay Path coach Chris Streeter was named Coach of the Year by his peers. Wheelock College was honored with the Team Sportsmanship Award.

NECC all-conference selections are determined by a vote of the conference coaches.

2013 NECC Women's Soccer All-Conference Team


Player of the Year
Hannah Landerholm, Lesley (Jr, M - Edmonds, Wash.)

Goalkeeper of the Year
Alma Rizvani, Bay Path (Fr, GK - Prospect, Conn.)

Rookie of the Year
Alma Rizvani, Bay Path (Fr, GK - Prospect, Conn.)

Coach of the Year
Chris Streeter, Bay Path

Team Sportsmanship 
Wheelock College

First Team All-Conference
F Kristen Abreu, Regis (Mass.) (Jr, F - Woburn, Mass.)
F Keelin Dougherty, Bay Path (Sr, F - Northfield, N.H.)
F Kaitlyn Forant, Southern Vt. (Sr., F - Hardwick, Vt.)
F Alexis Giusti, Lesley (Jr, F - Meridian, Calif.)
M Hannah Landerholm, Lesley (Jr, M - Edmonds, Wash.)
M Jocelyn Ortega, Southern Vt. (Sr, M - Chula Vista, Calif.)
M Michelle Rossignol, Elms (So, M - Manchester, Conn.)
D Sarah Apgar, Lesley (Sr, D - Andover, N.J.)
D Erika Garay, Southern Vt.(Sr, D - Walnut, Calif.)
D Ally Witaszek, Elms (Sr, D - Feeding Hills, Mass.)
GK Alma Rizvani, Bay Path (Fr, GK - Prospect, Conn.)

Second Team All-Conference
F Alycia Dery, Becker (Jr, F - Millville, Mass.)
F Marysol Flores, Lesley (Jr, F - Pico Rivera, Calif. )
F Adena Joseph, Regis (Mass.) (Jr, F - Stoughton, Mass.)
F Melissa Welch, Elms (So, F - Westfield, Mass.)
M Christina Goodchild, Elms (Sr, M - East Longmeadow, Mass.)
M Niki Pelliccio, Newbury (So, D - Ronkonkoma, N.Y.)
M Jasmin Vivar, Regis (Mass.) (Jr, M - Attleboro, Mass.)
D Rachael Barber, Bay Path (Sr, D - Lynn, Mass.)
D Michelle Flores, Southern Vt. (Jr, D - Pico Rivera, Calif.)
D Jackie Rocheville, Regis (Mass.) (Jr, D - Salem, Mass.)
GK Rachel Gagnon, Regis (Mass.) (So, GK - Ashford, Conn.)

Honrable Mention
Erika Galdamez, Becker (Fr, M - Concord, Calif.)
Sam Salamone, Regis (Mass.) (So, M - Milford, Mass.)
Taylor Smith, Lesley (Sr, D - Sandy Hook, Conn.)
Megan Tancredi, Bay Path (Jr, M - Newington, Conn.)
Kaylee Woodford, Mitchell (Sr, G - Niantic, Conn.)