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Crossroads League Announces Women’s Soccer Award Winners

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Crossroads League Announces Women’s Soccer Award Winners


AVON, Ohio – The Crossroads League announced its 2017 Women’s Soccer All-League Team on Tuesday, just three days after Spring Arbor added the CL Tournament Championship to its regular season title.


SAU was well represented on the list, taking four of the six major awards and securing six of the 25 spots on the 2017 First-Team All-Crossroads League list. Jason Crist was named the CL Coach of the Year, with Bethany Balcer being voted the CL Player of the Year, Aubrey Schierbeek the CL Offensive Player of the Year and Sarah Klunder the CL Defensive Player of the Year.


Maria Farmer and Catherine Schmidt of Marian claimed the remaining two top honors, with Farmer receiving the CL Midfield Player-of-the-Year award and Schmidt earning CL Newcomer-of-the-Year honors.


2017 Crossroads League Player of the Year
Bethany Balcer, Spring Arbor


2017 Crossroads League Offensive Player of the Year

Aubrey Schierbeek, Spring Arbor


2017 Crossroads League Defensive Player of the Year

Sarah Klunder, Spring Arbor


2017 Crossroads League Midfield Player of the Year

Maria Famer, Marian


2017 Crossroads League Newcomer of the Year

Catherine Schmidt, Marian


2017 Crossroads League Coach of the Year

Jason Crist, Spring Arbor


2017 First-Team All-Crossroads League

Amanda Annee, Marian

Bethany Balcer, Spring Arbor

Casandra Besteman, Spring Arbor

Kellie Cavanaugh, Marian

Courtney Denney, Marian

Maria Farmer, Marian

Lexis Garcia, Indiana Wesleyan

Megan Kammer, Taylor

Sarah Klunder, Spring Arbor

MaTea Knispel, Huntington

Amberly Knox, Mount Vernon Nazarene

Jacquelyn Martin, Spring Arbor

Madison Miller, Indiana Wesleyan

Savannah Porter, Taylor

Regina Rudder, Mount Vernon Nazarene

Tia Sanford, Indiana Wesleyan

Aubrey Schierbeek, Spring Arbor

Catherine Schmidt, Marian

Abby Schue, Grace

Alex Seabeck, Indiana Wesleyan

Brandi Spear, Huntington

Ashley Timmons, Spring Arbor

Hannah Tkacz, Grace

Allison Vroon, Grace

Bailey Zehr, Taylor


2017 Honorable Mention All-Crossroads League

Madison Abbott, Indiana Wesleyan

Katie Baer, Goshen

Brey Baltazar, Saint Francis

Paige Coolman, Huntington

Rachel Graver, Mount Vernon Nazarene

Kama Hardy, Bethel

Rebecca Kanpol, Bethel

Hannah Mummert, Marian

Olivia Schmidt, Indiana Wesleyan

Alexa Siegel, Saint Francis

Alexa Skal, Mount Vernon Nazarene

Carolina Villalobos Palacios, Goshen