Blue Jays Capture Postseason Awards
KANSAS CITY, MO - Senior Hannah Kronick and sophomore Ana Bengoechea were tabbed to the NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Divsion III All-America first and second teams, respectively, this past weekend. Meanwhile Emily Nagourney and Alaina Arthur were named to the NCAA Division III women's soccer national championship round all-tournament team.
Kronick, the Centennial Conference's all-time scorer is now a three-time All-American, and back-to-back first teamer. This award adds to the postseason accolades the senior has received in her final year. In addition to being named Centennial Conference Player of the Year for the third straight season, Kronick was also named third-team CoSIDA Academic All-American, for the second straight year. She will graduate in May as Hopkins' all-time leading scorer with 82 goals, 36 assists and 200 points.
A staple in the Hopkins midfield in her first two seasons, Bengoechea garnered second team All-America honors. Known for her contagious energy and ability to control the ball in the midfield, Bengoechea is just the third sophomore in program history to be named to an All-American team. Last season, Bengoechea was a third-team All-American.
Senior Emily Nagourney and junior Alaina Arthur were selected to the NCAA Division III women's soccer national championship round all-tournament team. Nagourney adds this honor to a resumé that includes three All-Centennial Conference selections and two First Team All-Mid-Atlantic Region honors. Arthur, a junior from Laguna Niguel, CA, used her speed all year to create scoring opportunities for the Blue Jays. She finished this year with four goals and one assist in a full-time starting role.