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THREE RETRIEVERS EARN ALL-CONFERENCE HONORS
Jessica Young was selected to the America East all-conference first team.
Amanda DiCarlo was tabbed an all-conference honorable mention.
Catie Bukowski earned second-team and all-rookie team honors.
Boston, Mass.-Three UMBC womenís soccer players earned America East All-Conference honors, the league announced Thursday evening at the annual awards banquet. Sophomore forward Jessica Young (
Young leads the Retrievers with 12 goals, 25 points and six game-winners Ė all career highs. An all-rookie team member in 2004, she earned her spot on the 2005 all-conference first team as the leading scorer in the America East, as she is tops in the league in points, goals, goals per game (0.67), game-winning goals and GWG per game (0.33) Young also ranks third in the conference with 1.39 points per game and fourth with 3.06 shots per contest. In just two seasons, she has joined the Retrieversí top-10 career goals list with 18 and is just one point from the top 10 in scoring with 41 points. Young earned America East Player of the Week honors for the week ending Oct. 2, after totaling seven points in two games, with three goals, including both game-winners, and an assist.
A second-team and all-rookie team honoree, Bukowski ranks third in the conference with 5.46 saves per game. She has recorded 71 saves and allowed just 13 goals for a 1.10 GAA and .860 save percentage. Bukowski was named both America East Rookie of the Week and Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division-I Goaltender of the Week for the week ending Oct. 9, after notching two shutouts on the week and totaling six saves in two games. Those two games were part of her 301:23 shutout streak, which spanned five games, including three full contests.
A 2003 America East all-rookie team member, DiCarlo garnered 2005 honorable mention nods by ranking in the top 10 in the conference in several offensive categories. She is third in the league in goals (10) and goals per game (0.59), sixth in points (20), seventh in points per game (1.18) and eighth in shots per game (2.53). Her 10 goals and 20 points are career highs and rank second on the team to Young.
East Womenís Soccer All-Conference Team America
First Team Second Team
Forward Melissa Shulman, Vermont Boston U.
Jessica Young, UMBC Forward Erin Corey,
Forward Heather Hathorn, Boston U. Maine
Midfield Kelly Burnham, Maine Binghamton
Midfield Trisha Reed, Maine Binghamton
Midfield Erin Mucha, Boston U. Hartford
Midfield Amanda Wiggins, Boston U. New Hampshire
Defender Susan Marchall, Binghamton Boston U.
Defender Boston U. Caitlyn Serafine, New Hampshire
Defender Kellie Leyland, Consolante, Maine Hartford
Goalkeeper Catie Bukowski, UMBC Phillips, Maine
Brooke Barbuto, Stony Brook, defender
Catie Bukowski, UMBC, goalkeeper
Amanda DiCarlo, UMBC, forward
Krista Shilts, Stony Brook, defender
Striker of the Year: Meghann Cook,
Midfielder of the Year: Marie-Andree Canuel,
Defender of the Year: Linda Consolante,
Goalkeeper of the Year: Jasmine
Rookie of the Year: Sara Hourihan,
Coach of the Year: Nancy Feldman,