Six Honored as NSCAA Scholar All-North/Central Region
Dec. 27, 2013
MILWAUKEE--The Marquette University women's soccer team continues to earn postseason accolades as six Golden Eagles have been selected to the NSCAA Scholar All-North/Central Region team. Seniors Emily Jacobson and Taylor Madigan, and junior Mary Luba were named to the first team, while junior Mady Vicker was honored on the second team. Senior Cara Jacobson was a third team selection and classmate Kate Reigle was an honorable mention honoree.
"These are wonderful honors for all six recipients," head coach Markus Roeders said. "These ladies excel in the classroom and on the field and consistently reach out to the community to help shape the world in a positive manner. Emily, Taylor, Cara and Kate have had outstanding careers with our program and embody the true meaning of student-athlete for excelling in both the classroom and on the field."
Emily Jacobson was the leader of MU's defense all season. She was named to the All-BIG EAST first team and the conference tournament defensive MVP. She led the Golden Eagles in allowing just 16 goals all season and 11 shutouts and recorded two goals in the campaign. Jacobson was also selected to the NSCAA All-Northeast region first team. She owns a 3.45 GPA with a major in exercise physiology.
Madigan was also a first team BIG EAST selection, recorded six goals this season, including two game winners and gave out six assists this season. She was named to the second team NSCAA All-Northeast region squad and will leave MU with 27 career goals and 13 assists. Madigan has a 3.33 GPA with an advertising and marketing major.
Luba had a breakthrough offensive season for Marquette in 2013 and earned All-BIG EAST second team honors. She was the Golden Eagles' second leading scorer with eight goals, five assists for 21 points and earned second team NSCAA All-Northeast region honors. Luba owns a 3.35 GPA in civil engineering.
Vicker owns a 3.52 GPA in biomedical sciences and was a second team All-BIG EAST selection in 2013. She scored six goals and one assist in the season. Five of her goals were game winners.
Cara Jacobson has a 3.46 GPA and will graduate with a degree in accounting and finance. She had a successful senior campaign that ended with third team All-BIG EAST accolades, her first conference recognition in her career. Jacobson recorded three goals and four assists and played in every game this season.
Reigle caps off her senior season with another academic award. She owns a perfect 4.0 GPA in biomedical sciences and was named a CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-American. Reigle dished out two assists in 2013 and finished her MU career with 11 goals and 14 assists for 36 points through four seasons as a Golden Eagle. She was also named to the academic all-district squad.
Marquette concluded the season with an 18-4 overall record and won a fifth consecutive BIG EAST regular season championship and earned its second straight conference tournament title. The Gold Eagles fell in the first round of their sixth straight NCAA Championship.