Trio of Calvin Women’s Soccer Players Receive All-MIAA Honors
Monday, November 07, 2011
The All-MIAA women’s soccer teams have been announced and three Calvin players have received all-conference accolades. Juniors Francesca Smith and Liz Cancel have been named to the All-MIAA first team while sophomore Danielle Carter has been named to the All-MIAA second team.
A midfielder, Smith (Bloomington, IN/Thomas Jefferson HS) is receiving All-MIAA first team honors for the second straight year. In conference play this year, Smith had six goals, seven assists and 19 points to tie for eighth in the MIAA scoring race. Of her six goals, three were game-winners including a goal in the closing seconds of a 2-1 win over Saint Mary’s in early October.
A forward Cancel (St. Clair Shores/Fraser HS) finished third in the MIAA scoring race with 29 points while also finishing third in goals with 12. During the league season, she notched at least one point in 12 of a possible 16 games. She is receiving All-MIAA honors for the first time.
A midfielder, Carter (DeWitt/DeWitt HS) tallied four goals, three assists and 11 points. She is receiving All-MIAA second team accolades for the first time.
Calvin finished the 2011 season with an overall record of 10-6-0 and tied for fourth place in the league standings with a 10-6-0 league mark.