Nov. 8, 2013
MILWAUKEE, Wis. - Sophomore forward Catherine Zimmerman(Madison, N.J.) was named to the All-BIG EAST Second Team on Thursday, Nov. 7 at the BIG EAST Championship banquet. The league also announced BIG EAST Players of the Year.
Zimmerman earned the honor after leading the Friars in scoring for the second consecutive season. Zimmerman notched a career-high 16 points with a team-best seven goals and two assists. Zimmerman led the team in game-winning goals, four, for the second straight season, ranking tied for third in BIG EAST.
Earlier this season, Zimmerman earned BIG EAST Weekly Honors on Oct. 8 and Nov. 5. She was also named to the Madness BIG EAST 2013 Preseason All-Conference and Preseason All-BIG EAST Teams.
Last year, Zimmerman was named to the BIG EAST All-Rookie Team with a team-leading 15 points. Her team-best seven goals was coupled by a team-leading three game winners last season.
2013 BIG EAST Women’s Soccer Awards
BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Year: Rachel Daly, St. John’s
BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year: Emily Menges, Georgetown
BIG EAST Midfielder of the Year: Daphne Corboz, Georgetown
BIG EAST Newcomer of the Year: Rachel Daly, St. John’s
BIG EAST Goalkeeper of the Year: Alex Godinez, DePaul
BIG EAST Coaching Staff of the Year: Marquette University
All-BIG EAST First Team^
Alex Godinez, DePaul, GK
*Emily Menges, Georgetown, B
Emily Jacobson, Marquette, B
*Daphne Corboz, Georgetown, MF
Taylor Madigan, Marquette, MF
*Rachel Daly, St. John’s, F
*Maegan Kelly, Marquette, F
Sophie Maccagnone, Butler, MF
Kylie Nordness, DePaul, B
Kailey Blain, Georgetown, MF
Georgia Kearney-Perry, St. John’s, B
Ashley Clarke, Seton Hall, MF
All-BIG EAST Second Team
Amanda Engel, Marquette, GK
Serina Kashimoto, Butler, B
Alexa St. Martin, Georgetown, B
Mary Luba, Marquette, MF
Rebekah Roller, DePaul, MF
Kaitlin Brenn, Georgetown, F
Catherine Zimmerman, Providence, F
Elise Kotsakis, Butler, F
Elise Wyatt, DePaul, F
Mady Vicker, Marquette, F
Amy Marron, St. John’s, F
All-BIG EAST Third Team^
Alyssa Jara, Creighton, MF
Paige Jarsombeck, Creighton, F
Rachel Pitman, DePaul, B
Emma Newins, Georgetown, GK
Cara Jacobson, Marquette, MF
Katie Hishmeh, Marquette, B
Diana Poulin, St. John’s, GK
Catherine Chukuka, Seton Hall, D
Jennifer Pettigrew, Seton Hall, GK
Katie Ritter, Seton Hall, F
Taylor Houck, Villanova, B
Katie Martin, Villanova, F
Hayley Wilson, Villanova, MF
Mariah Whitaker, Xavier, MF
^Ties in the voting created additional positions. *denotes unanimous selection
For more information on the 2013 BIG EAST awardees CLICK HERE.
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