Women’s soccer lands five players on All-Conference teams

This post was written by Hatchet reporter Scott Nover.

Five women’s soccer players have earned all-Atlantic 10 honors following the conclusion of a successful regular season.

Sophomore forward MacKenzie Cowley, junior midfielder Kristi Abbate and senior co-captain and defender Alex Brothers were named to theĀ All-Conference Second Team, while freshman forward Brittany Cooper and redshirt freshman goalkeeper Miranda Horn were included in the All-Rookie Team.

It is Abbate’s third postseason honor in as many seasons, after she earned spots on the the All-Rookie Team her freshman year and the All-Conference Second Team last year.

The postseason nods were firsts for Brothers, Cowley, Cooper and Horn. Conference prophecies were fulfilled in Brothers and Abbate, who were both Preseason All-Conference Team picks.

Horn won two Rookie of the Week awards during the regular season. She ranks second in the conference with a 0.83 goals-against average and a .847 save percentage, the 39th best in the country.

The ColonialsĀ (11-5-1, 4-3-1 A-10) have not received five postseason awards since the 2002 season.

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