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Henderson, Mucci Named to All-BIG EAST Second Team
Sophomore midfielder Chelsey Henderson
 
Sophomore midfielder Chelsey Henderson
 

April 30, 2014

NEW YORK - Sophomore midfielder Chelsey Henderson and junior attack Jessica Mucci were named to the All-BIG EAST Second Team the conference announced Wednesday afternoon.

Henderson started all 16 games at midfield for the Wildcats. She finished the season with 19 goals and 15 assists for 34 points, tied for the team lead. The West Long Branch, N.J., native also led the team in ground balls (36) and draw controls (40). Henderson recorded 10 multi-point games in 2014, including a seven-point (4G, 3A) performance against Michigan on Feb. 22. In seven BIG EAST contests, Henderson scored seven goals and tallied six assists. She was named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on April 22.

Mucci started 15 of 16 games she played in this season. She led the team in assists (22) for the second straight season. Mucci also had 11 goals for 33 points, good for third on the team. The Severna Park, Md., native also recorded 14 ground balls, seven draw controls and four caused turnovers. In her three seasons with Villanova, Mucci has been a key playmaker and leader.

This is the first season honors for both Henderson and Mucci. The Wildcats (8-8, 3-4 BIG EAST) finished their season last week in a loss to Connecticut, narrowly missing the conference championship.

BIG EAST Coach of the Year
Kellie Young, Louisville*

BIG EAST Attack Player of the Year
Nikki Boltja, Senior, Louisville*

BIG EAST Midfielder of the Year
Kaylin Morissette, Sophomore, Louisville

BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year
Monica Negron, Senior, Louisville
*unanimous selection

All-BIG EAST First Team
*Nikki Boltja, Louisville, Sr., A
*Faye Brust, Louisville, Jr., A
Cortnee Daley, Louisville, So., M
*Adrianne Devine, Georgetown, D
*Kelyn Freedman, Georgetown, M
Chelsea Intrabartola, Rutgers, D
Lauren Kahn, Connecticut, Sr., M
Lauren Kwasnowski, Connecticut, So., D
Steph McNamara, Louisville, Fr., D
*Kaylin Morissette, Louisville, M
Shannon Nee, Connecticut, GK
*Monica Negron, Louisville, Sr., D
Kacey Pippitt, Connecticut, Sr., A
Jamie Redding, Louisville, Sr., A
Lauren Sbrilli, Rutgers, M
Caroline Tarzian, Georgetown, A
* unanimous selection

 

 

All-BIG EAST Second Team^
Hayley Baas, Marquette, M
Amanda Bochniak, Marquette, A
Maggie Brown, Georgetown, D
Megan Clements, Rutgers, A
Ali Crofts, Connecticut, So., M
Corinne Etchison, Georgetown, A
Kate Finkleston, Connecticut, So., A
Hannah Franklin, Georgetown, M
Elizabeth Goslee, Marquette, D
Leslee Hefner, Louisville, Sr., D
Chelsey Henderson, Villanova, M
Jaqi Kakalecik, Temple, GK
Jessica Mucci, Villanova, A
Maddie McTigue, Temple, D
Sarah Priem, Marquette, GK
Jaymie Tabor, Temple, A
Nicole Tiernan, Temple, M
^Due to a tie in voting, an additional member was added to the Second Team
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