Five Women's Soccer Players Earn National Accolades

Emily Jacobson earned CSM's BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year.

Nov. 21, 2013

MILWAUKEE-The Marquette University women's soccer team collected multiple national accolades from College Sports Madness this week after falling to Western Michigan in the opening round of the NCAA tournament.

Seniors Taylor Madigan and Emily Jacobson were named to College Sports Madness' All-American second team. Madigan had six assists and six goals on the season, including two game-winners. Jacobson, who was also named the BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year by the organization, was also an offensive presence this season too, scoring two goals vs. Illinois State.

Jacobson and Madigan joined fellow senior Maegan Kelly on College Sports Madness' All-Conference first team. Kelly led the team in goals (10) and assists (8) for the second year in a row. Junior Mary Luba and sophomore Amanda Engel were named to the second All-Conference team by CSM.

Head coach Markus Roeders rounds out the award recipients, earning BIG EAST Coach of the Year. Roeders led MU to its fifth straight BIG EAST regular season title and back-to-back conference titles.




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