Navy Women’s Soccer Earn Top Conference Honors

Navy Women’s Soccer is hosting the Patriot League Conference Tournament this weekend after sweeping the league in the regular season.

Coming off a regular season that saw the Mids win 15 games and finish first in the Patriot League with the fifth unbeaten conference record in program’s 24-year history, the Navy women’s soccer team was recognized by the conference on Monday with four major awards and six honorees on All-League teams.

The trio of Ash Fairow (Jr., Jacksonville, N.C.), Meghan Hegarty (Sr., Richmond, Va.) and Sydney Fortson (So., Claremont, Calif.) collected three of the five major playing awards from the Patriot League on Monday. Fairow was recognized as the Offensive Player of the Year, while Hegarty was voted the Midfielder of the Year and Fortson, the Goalkeeper of the Year.

2017 Patriot League Awards

Offensive Player of the Year: Ash Fairow, Navy
Midfielder of the Year: Meghan Hegarty, Navy
Defensive Player of the Year: Rachel Bloznalis, Boston University
Goalkeeper of the Year: Sydney Fortson, Navy
Rookie of the Year: Anna Heilferty, Boston University
Coach of the Year: Carin Gabarra, Navy
(Note: Listed in alphabetical order by school_

First Team^
Rachel Bloznalis, Gr., D., Boston U.
Christina Wakefield, Sr., F, Boston U.
Jackie Ham, Sr., D, Bucknell
Kendall Ham, Sr., F, Bucknell
Mara Cosentino, So., M, Colgate
Abby Sotomayor, So., F, Colgate
Alyssa Riporti, Sr., D, Lehigh
Adrian Vitello, Sr., M, Lehigh
Ash Fairow, Jr., F, Navy
Sydney Fortson, So., GK, Navy
Liza Harris, Sr., D, Navy
Meghan Hegarty, Sr., M, Navy

Second Team
Clare Shea, Sr., M, Army West Point
Julianna Chen, Jr., M, Boston U.
Anna Heilferty, Fr., F, Boston U.
Dorrie Varley-Barrett, Jr., M, Boston U.
Karli Cirovski, Sr., D. Bucknell
Meghan Holtz, Sr., M, Bucknell
Maddie Mulford, Sr., F, Bucknell
Leah Lewis, So., D, Colgate
Sam Miller, So., GK, Lehigh
Alex Jackson, So., D, Navy
Clare MacAdam, Jr., F, Navy

Third Team
Kira Flaherty, Sr., D, American
Sydney Cassalia, Fr., GK, Army West Point
Sydney Witham, Jr., D, Army West Point
Eliza Doll, Sr., M, Colgate
Ellis Miller, Fr., F, Colgate
Ang Seslija, Jr., M, Holy Cross
Krista Kissell, Fr., F, Lafayette
Gabrielle Martone, Jr., M, Lafayette
Amanda Stratton, Sr., D, Lehigh
Maggie Wadswoth, So., F, Lehigh

^ Due to a tie, there are four defenders on the first team and no at-large player on the third team


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