In addition to seven William Smith athletes and three Hobart athletes being named to regional teams for exceptional performances this week, forward Evie Manning ’18 and midfielder Megan Barwick ’19 of the Heron soccer team were named to the 2017 United Soccer Coaches All-America Teams, and Hannah Wood ’18 was named the 2017 Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division III North Atlantic Region Player of the Year. She is the first Heron to be named a NFHCA Regional Player of the Year since the awards were first handed out in 2009.
In addition to Manning and Barwick, Heron soccer players Katherine Campbell ’18, Theresa Lohr ’18 were named to the United Soccer Coaches All-Region Teams. The Herons finished the year with a 19-2-0 overall record. William Smith went 9-0-0 in the Liberty League and earned their 11th straight conference regular season and tournament titles. The Herons advanced to the third round of the NCAA tournament.
Campbell, an economics major, anchored a defense that held opponents to only six goals this season. In 76 career games, Campbell posted a goal and four assists for six points. In her four years, the Herons logged 61 shutouts. This is her first all-region recognition.
Barwick, an American studies major, was named to 2017 United Soccer Coaches All-America Second Team. She earned both all-region and all-league accolades for the first time this season. The midfielder notched career-highs in points (31), goals (12) and assists (seven) this season. In 61 career matches, Barwick has produced 15 goals and eight assists for 38 points.
Lohr, a mathematics major, also played an integral role in the Heron back line. She garnered all-region honors for the first time in her career and is a two-time all-league honoree. Lohr played in 77 career matched. She posted two goals and eight assists for 12 career points.
Manning, a psychology major, was named to the 2017 United Soccer Coaches All-America First Team. She notched five game-winning goals this fall. Tied as the 12th highest scoring player on the Heron career list, Manning led the Herons in 13 goals, seven assists and 33 points in her senior season. In 83 career games, Manning produced 32 goals and 19 assists for 83 points. This is the second time in her career that Manning has been named to the coaches’ all-region first team.
Joining their peers in recognition, Hobart soccer players Adrian Colmenares ’18, Hunter Critchlow ’18 and Binjo Emmanuel ’20 were voted to the 2017 United Soccer Coaches All-East Region Teams. Hobart finished the season with an 11-5-4 overall record. The Statesmen went unbeaten in the Liberty League with a 6-0-3 record, earning their second straight conference regular season title. Hobart won its first Liberty League Tournament title since 2009, and advanced to the second round of the NCAA tournament.
Colmenares, a psychology major, is the only Statesman to start all 20 games this fall. A three-time All-Liberty League honoree, Colmenares posted two game-winning goals this season. In 59 career matches, Colmenares logged 10 goals and two assists for 22 career points.
Critchlow, a media and society major, earned all-region recognition for the first time in his career. The defender started all 19 games he played in, and led Hobart with 10 points on four goals and two assists. Critchlow played in 36 career matches at Hobart. He produced four goals and two assists for 10 points.
Emmanuel, a media and society major, started in all 19 games he played in this fall, playing an integral role in the Hobart defense that posted seven shutouts. A two-time All-Liberty League honoree, Emmanuel has played in 33 career games. In his two years on the team, Hobart has logged 14 shutouts.
In addition to Wood, William Smith field hockey players Alexandra Frary ’18 and Maura Moran ’18 earned a spot on the 2017 Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division III All-Region Teams. The Herons finished the 2017 season with a 12-6 record and a 4-3 mark in the Liberty League. William Smith earned the No. 4 seed in the Liberty League tournament. The Herons posted their 30th consecutive winning season under Head Coach Sally Scatton.
Frary, a biology major and central midfielder, is fourth on the team with six goals and five assists for 17 points. As a two-way midfielder Frary played an important part in the Herons’ offensive and defensive penalty corner units throughout her career. She also earned a spot on the All-North Atlantic second team as a first-year.
Moran, an individual major in business and innovation, tallied a career-high with three defensive saves this year. Playing in all 76 games throughout her career, the defender compiled 28 goals and 28 assists for 84 points. Moran’s 28 assists tie her for fifth on William Smith’s all-time list.
Wood, a geoscience and environmental studies double major, finished her career as William Smith’s all-time leading scorer with 95 goals. With 21 goals this season, Wood became the only Heron to record four 20-plus goal seasons. She is one of two William Smith players to hit the 200-point plateau, compiling 214 career points. Wood’s 24 assists are ninth on William Smith’s all-time list.