January 20, 2022

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Women’s Soccer Trio Garners All-America Honors

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USC Division III All-Americans

Three TCNJ women’s soccer players received All-The usa recognition from the United Soccer Coaches (USC), the corporation announced.

Senior defender Jess Corridor and junior midfielder Gianna Coppola were being named to the Division III All-The us 1st crew, though senior goalkeeper Alexandra Panasuk was selected to the next team.

The prestigious honors cap a year complete of individual accolades for the trio, who ended up all named player of the 12 months by the NJAC at their respective positions and have been instrumental in top the Lions to the NCAA semifinals and the doorstep of a national championship.  

Corridor, the NJAC defender of the yr, is the lynchpin of just one of the nation’s stingiest defenses. She has logged extra than 86 minutes for each activity for a Lions squad that has conceded only six goals all period. TCNJ makes it possible for considerably less than six photographs for each contest to its opponents.

Coppola is a big portion of the Lions’ multipurpose attack. The NJAC midfielder of the calendar year, she is tied for second on the crew in aims (7) though ranking 3rd in points (17). Coppola has built her mark on TCNJ’s NCAA Event operate, scoring an insurance aim in a 3-1 Sweet 16 victory over Scranton and aiding on Nikki Butler’s 2nd-50 % video game-winner over William Smith in the Elite 8.

Panasuk has saved her greatest goalkeeping for the most crucial times. She designed 3 will save in a penalty shootout from Rowan in the NJAC title match, allowing for the Lions to overcome a 2- deficit after two rounds and protected their fourth consecutive league title.

Panasuk made five will save in a 2nd-round victory above Messiah and racked up 7 to preserve a 1- blanking of William Smith in the regional remaining. Sixteen of her 38 saves this period have appear in the NCAA Tournament, and Panasuk has backstopped the Lions to 17 full shutouts this period.

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