Four members of the McDaniel women’s soccer team have been named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-Mid-Atlantic team. Kristen Upton and Sarah McDonald were named to the first team while Nicole Hill and Christina Wroblewski earned second-team honors.
Sarah McDonald made three saves for the 15th-ranked Green Terror, who finished its season with a program-record 18 wins. Brandeis scored in the 87th minute to top McDaniel 1-0 in the third round of the NCAA tournament.
Four different players found the back of the net for the 15th-ranked Green Terror, including Katie Kirschenmann, who opened the scoring in the 24th minute. McDaniel topped Farmingdale 4-1 for its first-ever NCAA tournament victory.
McDaniel learned on Monday afternoon that its season will continue with an at-large bid into the NCAA Division III women’s soccer field. The Green Terror will host a regional for the opening two rounds of the tournament.
McDaniel remains in the latest d3soccer.com top 25 poll and regional and NSCAA top 25. The Green Terror made a big move in the national poll, moving up to No. 13. McDaniel also moved up to the No. 2 ranking in the third NCAA Division III Mid-Atlantic regional rankings.
McDaniel will host the 2016 Centennial Conference women’s soccer championship tournament, to be held on Saturday and Sunday on campus. The top-seeded Green Terror will host the winner of Wednesday’s first-round game between Haverford and Gettysburg in Saturday’s first semifinal at 11 a.m.
Nicole Hill recorded a goal and an assist to lead the 22nd-ranked Green Terror. McDaniel scored three times in the game’s first 27 minutes en route to a 4-0 win over Washington (Md.), securing the top seed in next week’s Centennial Conference tournament.