Posted at 4 p.m. May 3, 2017

Women’s soccer signs 11 players for fall

Woods, Morillon, de Marco, Atkins top returning players

“Other than winning a national championship, we did everything we could.”

Jim Gardner

Women’s soccer coach

Women’s soccer

Overall 19-2-3, Conference 13-1

Departing players:

Jemma House a forward, had 32 goals in the fall 2016 season, earned NSCAA and NJCAA All-American first team honors, and she committed to the University of Wyoming.

Sarah Erickson a defender, earned NSCAA and All-American first-team honors as well as All-Region IX first team honors, and she committed to Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va.

Aubri Schneider a defender, earned All-Region IX second team honors, and she committed to Martin Methodist College in Pulaski, Tenn.

Returning players:

Nikita Woods a midfielder, made 12 goals and had 10 assists in the fall 2016 season and earned All-Region IX first team honors.

Abby Morillon a midfielder, made 10 goals and had 14 assists in the fall 2016 season and earned All-Region IX first team honors.

Natalie de Marco a midfielder, made one goal and had six assists in the fall 2016 season and earned All-Region IX first team honors.

Elise Atkins a midfielder, made seven goals in the fall 2016 season.

Signings:

As of April 20, 11 players have signed with LCCC.

Coaches call:

“Other than winning a national championship, we did everything we could,” Jim Gardner, women’s soccer coach said. “We set nine team and individual records this season, we were ranked third in the nation, we won the conference, we won the region, we had six first team all-region players, we had three first-team All-Americans, so I

was very pleased and the team definitely exceeded my expectations.”

Men’s soccer

Information about the men’s soccer team was not returned to Wingspan by press time.


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