Final 2013 MIAA Women's Soccer Report


*MIAA Champion - Calvin

Saturday, November 16
NCAA Division III Regional at St. Louis, Mo.
Washington-St. Louis, Mo. 3, Calvin 1 box

Friday, November 15
NCAA Division III Regional at St. Louis, Mo.
Calvin 1, Aurora, Ill. 0, 2ot box

All-MIAA Honors

Most Valuable Player
Sam Barker, Adrian
(senior from Temperance/Bedford HS) 

All-MIAA First Team
GK – Chanler Rosenbaum, Saint Mary’s* (junior from Hobart, Ind./Hobart HS)
F – Sam Barker, Adrian*** (senior from Temperance/Bedford HS)
F – Paige Capel, Calvin* (sophomore from Hudsonville/Unity Christian HS)
F – Erin Jipping, Hope* (junior  from Holland/West Ottawa HS)
F – Raisa Yewah, Hope* (senior from East Lansing/Okemos HS)
MF – Danielle Carter, Calvin** (senior from DeWitt/DeWitt HS)
MF – Taylor TenHarmsel, Calvin** (sophomore from Holland/Holland Christian HS)
MF – Erin Weide, Adrian*** (junior from Madison Heights/Bishop Foley HS)
D – Kerry Green, Saint Mary’s** (junior from Cincinnati, Ohio/Mount Notre Dame HS)
D – Mary Kate Hussey, Saint Mary’s* (junior from Elmhurst, Ill./Fenwick HS)
D – Ann Kennedy, Alma** (senior from Grand Rapids/Forest Hills Eastern HS)
D – Autumn Root, Alma* (senior from Haslett/Haslett HS)

All-MIAA Second Team
GK – Kat Dickson, Hope (junior from Grayslake, Ill./Grayslake Central HS)
GK – Ashton Hearn, Calvin (senior from Port Huron/Port Huron Northern HS)
F – Nora Kirk, Hope (junior from Maumee, Ohio/Toledo Notre Dame Academy)
F – Mackenzie Smith, Alma (junior from Saginaw/Nouvel Catholic Central HS)
MF – Lindsey Bieri, Hope (junior from Holland/Holland Christian HS)
MF – Taryn Handyside, Alma (senior from Montrose/Hill-McCloy HS)
MF – Heidi Scholten, Calvin (senior from Hudsonville/Unity Christian HS)
MF – Agatha Weddle, Alma (sophomore from White Lake/Walled Lake Northern HS)
D – Caroline Eagan, Albion (sophomore from Bloomfield Hills/Lahser HS)
D – Kelsey Hiegel, Calvin (sophomore from Mundelein, Ill./Mundelein HS)
D – Sydney Kinney, Calvin (sophomore from Ada/Grand Rapids Christian HS)
D – Jordan Meeth, Kalamazoo (senior from Three Rivers/Three Rivers HS)

* - number of years All-MIAA First Team 

Saturday, November 9 - MIAA Tournament Championship
Calvin 2, Hope 0 box

Thursday, November 7 - MIAA Tournament Semifinals
#1 Calvin 3, #4 Adrian 0 box
#3 Hope 1, #2 Alma 0 box

Game Results

Monday, November 4
Calvin 1, Hope 0 box
Saint Mary's 5, Trine 0 box
Albion 2, Olivet 1, ot box
Alma 1, Kalamazoo 0 box

Saturday, November 2
Saint Mary's 3, Adrian 2, 2ot box
Calvin 1, Olivet 0 box
Alma 3, Trine 0 box
Hope 2, Kalamazoo 0 box

Players of the Week

Offensive Player of the Week
Calvin midfielder Danielle Carter, a senior from DeWitt (DeWitt HS), provided solid ball distribution while also winning balls in the midfield with a high level of consistency as she led Calvin to three consecutive wins for the week to claim both the MIAA championship and the conference tournament.  She assisted on an crucial insurance goal in Saturday’s 2-0 win over Hope in the MIAA tournament championship game. Carter is being honored as Player of the Week for the first time in her career.

Defensive Player of the Week
Calvin defender Jaimie Verbal, a sophomore from Whitmore Lake (Dexter HS), helped key a Calvin backline last week that posted three consecutive shutout victories as Calvin claimed the both the MIAA championship and the conference tournament. The Knights shut out Hope 1-0 in a showdown game for the MIAA championship, then defeated Adrian 3-0 and Hope 2-0 to win the MIAA tournament and claim the automatic bid to the NCAA Division III tournament. Verbal is being honored as Player of the Week for the first time in her career.

Player of the Week Honor Roll

Offensive Player of the Week
Week #1 - Nora Kirk, Hope
Week #2 - Kelly Wilson, Saint Mary's
Week #3 - Jessica Burg, Alma 
Week #4 - Sam Barker, Adrian 
Week #5 - Paige Capel, Calvin 
Week #6 - Rosie Biehl, Saint Mary's 
Week #7 - Nora Kirk, Hope 
Week #8 - Erin Weide, Adrian 
Week #9 - Raisa Yewah, Hope 
Week #10 - Taryn Handyside, Alma 
Week #11 - Danielle Carter, Calvin 

Defensive Player of the Week
Week #1 - Jenna Mayle, Olivet
Week #2 - Kelsey Hiegel, Calvin
Week #3 - Maria DeShaw, Hope 
Week #4 - Chanler Rosenbaum, Saint Mary's 
Week #5 - Lexi Lewandowski, Adrian 
Week #6 - Kerry Green, Saint Mary's 
Week #7 - Jessie Lockwood, Hope 
Week #8 - Karen Timm, Kalamazoo 
Week #9 - Kat Dickson, Hope 
Week #10 - Autumn Root, Alma 
Week #11 - Jaimie Verbal, Calvin