National Soccer Coaches of America NCAA All-Americans and Scholar All-Americans
Carly Henry - West Chester University
Henry was named to both the NCAA All-American team and the NCAA Academic All-American team. To be named to the NSCAA Scholar Team, a student-athlete must have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 throughout her career, start more than 50 percent of all games and be a significant contributor to the team. Henry is one of only 10 Division II players in the country to earn both honors. She is an Exercise Science major with a 3.35 GPA. Henry scored one goal and assisted on three others from her outside back position. Carly provided the senior leadership at her outside back position to help her team lead the PSAC in fewest goals against and was ranked as high as third nationally in that same category. West Chester finished the 2016 campaign as the PSAC regular-season champions with an unbeaten and untied slate (17-0-0). The Golden Rams finished 19-1-1 overall and advanced to the NCAA Tournament, reaching the Atlantic Region final.
Jackie Stevens - Misericordia University
Stevens was named to the NCAA All-American team. The MAC Freedom Offensive Player of the Year, Stevens led Misericordia in scoring and was second in the MAC Freedom with 35 points (11g, 15a). She led the league and was 10th in the nation with 13 assists and was fourth in the league in goals. Stevens had at least one point in 14 of 17 games while averaging 2.06 points per game. She finished the year on a 10-game point streak and had four multi-assist games. She scored the winning goal in the semi's and the finals of the MAC Freedom Championships. Misericordia finished 17-4 and claimed the MAC Freedom title and advanced to the NCAA Tournament.
Kristen Upton - McDaniel College
Upton was named to the NCAA Academic All-American team. Upton, a junior, entered the semester with a 3.91 GPA in biochemistry and exercise chemistry. Starting all 22 games, she keyed a backline that posted a 0.58 goals-against average and 13 shutouts. She also contributed to the attack with four goals. The Green Terror concluded the season with a record of 18-3-1 and advanced to the Centennial Conference championship game and NCAA tournament third round. The 18 wins was a new program record.
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Jen Hoy - Chicago Red Stars
Jen is a graduate of Princeton University. Hoy started 9 games for the Red Stars during the 2016 campaign scoring 2 goals. The Red Stars finished the year in third place and bowed out in the semi-finals to the Washington Spirit. This off-season Jen will be playing in the W-League in Newcastle, Australia with many of the other NWSL players. Jen is currently the second leading scorer (4) for the Newcastle Jets.