KANSAS CITY, MO – Senior forward Michelle Santangelo of the Johns Hopkins women’s soccer team was named a First Team All-American it was announced Thursday night at the NCAA Division III Championship Banquet.
This year’s NCAA Division III All-Americans, along with their families and coaches, will be formally acknowledged for their accomplishments at the United Soccer Coaches All-America Luncheon on January 20, 2018 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in conjunction with the 2018 United Soccer Coaches Convention in downtown Philadelphia.
This is the tenth straight year the Blue Jays have been represented on the All-American team as Hopkins has produced 14 United Soccer Coaches (formerly NSCAA) All-Americans. Santangelo is the first JHU player to be named to the first team since Hannah Kronick in 2014.
Santangelo erupted for a career year in her final season as a Blue Jay as setting a career-high in goals (18), assists (4) and points (40). She also had three hat tricks this season, which is the second most in team history. Her 40 points were also eighth best in a single season while her 18 goals rank seventh best in program history.