Suter, Hnatiuk Named to d3soccer.com All-America Team
Dec. 22, 2011
BALTIMORE, MD -- Johns Hopkins women's soccer standouts Erica Suter (Ellicott City, MD/River Hill) and Jessica Hnatiuk (Baltimore, MD/John Carroll) added more honors to their already impressive resumes today as both were named to the 2011 d3soccer.com All-America team it was announced. Suter, a midfielder, was named to the first team, while Hnatiuk, a defender, grabbed second team honors. In addition, Suter was named the d3women's soccer.com Midfielder of the Year.
Suter, who was previously named a Second Team NSCAA All-American, a First Team Capital One Academic All-American and the Centennial Conference Player of the Year, totaled 19 goals and 15 assists for 53 points this season. She led the Blue Jays in scoring and her 15 assists and 53 points are both Johns Hopkins single-season records. She finished her career as Johns Hopkins' career record-holder in goals (55), assists (31) and points (141).
Hnatiuk spearheaded a Blue Jay defense that ranked among the nation's finest. Johns Hopkins allowed just 11 goals in 22 games and posted 14 shutouts on the year. She started all 22 games on defense for head coach Leo Weil and also contributed two goals and three assists. In addition to the All-America nod by d3soccer.com, Hnatiuk earned First Team NSCAA All-Region and First Team All-Centennial Conference honors this season.
Under Weil's direction, the Blue Jays posted a 21-1 record, won their seventh straight Centennial Conference title and advanced to the NCAA Sweet 16 this season. Johns Hopkins has advanced to the NCAAs in each of the last seven years with two NCAA Quarterfinal (2009, 2010) appearances and two trips to the Sweet 16 in the last four years alone.
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