Five Bulldogs Garner All-MVC Recognition

first_imgA junior from Nevada, Iowa, Stephenson has been rock solid from her defender position. She has played in 18 games, made 17 starts, and ranks second on the team in minutes played (1,574). Stephenson scored the decisive goal in Drake’s 1-0 victory over Indiana State earlier this year. A pair of freshmen from Minnesota, Goertzen (Woodbury) and Vidmar (St. Paul) have played key roles in Drake’s strong defense, a unit that ranks second in the conference in goals allowed per game (1.00). Goertzen has notched one goal and two assists on the year. Print Friendly Version Rohan earned first-team all-conference status for the second consecutive season. A senior from Palatine, Ill., Rohan is a fixture in Drake’s midfield. She has recorded one assist and two goals this season, including the game-winner against Valparaiso in the first round of the MVC Tournament. Vanessa Kavan and Cassie Rohan were named to the All-MVC First Team, Delaney Goertzen and Abby Stephenson garnered honorable mention recognition, and Goertzen and Audrey Vidmar earned spots on the Valley’s All-Freshman team.”We are very pleased for our individual award winners,” said Drake head coach Lindsey Horner. “Cassie, Vanessa, Abby, Delaney, and Audrey have worked hard to get recognized, but they are focused right now on getting a result in Friday night’s game.”The Bulldogs are in Springfield, Mo., for their semifinal matchup against Loyola in the MVC Tournament. Kickoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Friday night. A preview for the game and links to a live stream and live stats are available on Kavan, a redshirt senior from Lincoln, Neb., leads Drake with three assists this season and ranks second in goals (two) and points (seven). She was named to the All-MVC Second Team in 2018. SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Five Drake University women’s soccer players collected all-conference honors on Thursday at the Missouri Valley Conference Awards Banquet in Springfield, Mo.last_img read more