UJ soccer players earn all-conference accolades
The University of Jamestown had 10 soccer players receive all-conference recognition from the Great Plains Athletic Conference on Friday
The University of Jamestown had 10 soccer players receive all-conference recognition from the Great Plains Athletic Conference on Friday.
Senior midfielder Ruben Zepeda and sohpmore midfielder Kamryn Fiscus were both first-team GPAC selections. Zepeda, from Puebla, Mexico, helped UJ men's soccer to a 5-7 record with 12 goals, while Fiscus, from Yakima, Washington, helped UJ women's soccer to a mark of 9-5 with seven goals and eight assists.
Junior forwards Aaron Pike and Claire Struble, and sophomore center back Karlie Hintze, were named GPAC second-team performers. Pike produced five goals and four assists, Struble tallied seven times -- including three game-winners -- with a pair of assists, and Hintze (two goals) helped the Jimmie women turn in six clean sheets defensively.
Earning all-conference honorable mention nods were senior forward Kirstyn Aldridge (three goals, three assists), junior forward Diego Valle (five goals, two assists), sophomore goalkeeper Alex Nowka (six clean sheets, 0.92 GAA), sophomore back Max Gross (three assists) and sophomore midfielder Jaymee Kambel (three goals).
UJ soccer will resume the season with conference tournament play in the spring. The women's tournament is scheduled to begin April 3 with the men's to follow beginning April 10.