Three Wildcats Named to All-MAAC Teams
April 25, 2014
EDISON, N.J. - Sophomore Naomi Ng was named to the All-MAAC First Team while sophomore Sarina Shibata and junior Callan Edwards were named to the All-Conference Second Team, the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference announced Friday evening. Additionally, five Wildcats were named to the Women's Water Polo All-Academic Team.
Ng tallied 34 goals for the Wildcats this season and helped lead them to their third straight MAAC Championship berth. Ng was voted to the Preseason All-MAAC Team.
Shibata led the team with 66 goals and tallied many multiple point games as the Wildcats' biggest scoring threat.
Edwards earned MAAC Second Team honors for the first time after scoring 39 goals this season. She was also named to the All-Academic team. Edwards led the team with 86 points (36G, 50A) in 2013.
Robyn Bastian, Julie Conrath, Sadie Dutcher, Edwards and Sarah Kesack all earned spots on the All-MAAC Academic Team. To be eligible, student-athletes must have completed two semesters at their institution and hold a cumulative GPA of 3.20 or higher.
The fourth-seeded Wildcats play No. 1 Wagner (10-18, 6-7 MAAC) Saturday at 1 p.m. in the MAAC Championship semifinal.
Offensive Player of the Year
Defensive Player of the Year
Rookie of the Year
Anaconda Sports Coach of the Year
All-MAAC First Team
Amy Olsen, Iona
Erika Lauraitis, Iona
Jessica Hamby, Marist
Amanda Amorosa, Marist
Jessica Lundgren, Wagner
Jessica Burdge, Wagner
Naomi Ng, Villanova
Skyler Henry, Marist
All-MAAC Second Team