Marcius And Shipley Lead Women’s Soccer All-PAC Selections
WASHINGTON, Pa. -- Washington & Jefferson College senior Chrissy Marcius (North Huntingdon, Pa./Norwin) and junior Holly Shipley (Scottdale, Pa./Southmoreland) were both named to the All-Presidents’ Athletic Conference Women’s Soccer First Team on Wednesday.
Marcius and Shipley both earned first-team honors for the third-straight season. Marcius is a four-time All-PAC performer.
In addition, senior defender Hannah Shaner (Elizabeth, Pa./Elizabeth Forward) garnered All-PAC Second Team laurels, while senior Lauren Reynolds (Irwin, Pa./Norwin) and junior Katie Kelly (Bethel Park, Pa./Bethel Park) were honorable-mention selections.
Thomas More senior defender Abby Gindling earned the Player of the Year award, while Grove City Head Coach Melissa Lamie was selected as the PAC Coach of the Year.
Marcius tied her own school record and tied for 12th in NCAA Division III with 14 assists, while adding 10 goals for 34 points. Marcius concluded her 79-game career ranked second in school history in assists (32) and fourth in goals (32) and points (96).
Shipley led the Presidents and was second among all PAC players with 38 total points. She produced the second-highest goal total in the league (16) and tied for sixth with six assists. Shipley also led the league in points per match (2.11) and game-winning goals (5). She will enter her senior season third in W&J history with 107 points and 41 goals and fourth with 25 assists.
Shaner earned second-team honors for the second-straight season. She played in 18 matches and helped the W&J defense post six shutouts, while allowing just 1.5 goals per game. During her four-year career, the Presidents accumulated 36 shutouts.
Reynolds set a career high by assisting on seven goals and she also scored her first collegiate goal this fall. She appeared in 79 games during her career and tallied 11 total points (1g, 9a). W&J set a new school-record low for goals allowed three times during her four seasons in Washington.
Kelly tallied one goal and one assist this fall, while starting 16 matches. During 54 career games, Kelly has totaled five points (1g, 3a), while helping the Presidents defense collect 27 shutouts.
W&J concluded its season with a 10-8-1 (6-2-1 PAC) record under the guidance of sixth-year Head Coach Pete Curtis.