Oct. 29, 2005
Lake Buena Vista, Fla. - Senior Ali Andrzejewski and freshman Sarra Moller earned top individual honors at the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference women's soccer banquet Friday night. In addition to Andrzejewski's Offensive Player of the Year and Moller's Defensive Player of the Year honor, the Greyhounds earned nine first and second-team All-MAAC selections, an All-Rookie Team selection and five spots on the MAAC All-Academic Team.
Andrzejewski was selected as the conference's Offensive Player of the Year for the second straight season. This year she has scored a total of 15 goals while adding two assists for career totals of 33 goals, nine assists and 75 points. Andrzejewski holds the Loyola career record in both points and goals after just two seasons as a Greyhound. She was earned a first-team All-MAAC selection.
Moller took helped Loyola take home the third consecutive Defensive Player of the Year Award. Last season, senior Lisa Jaffa earned the honor while the year prior Loyola's Lindsay Tracey was selected. Moller and the Loyola defense have posted an 0.94 goals against average to date this season and have allowed just three goals in conference play. Moller was also selected as a member of the All-Rookie squad and first-team All-MAAC.
In addition to Andrzejewski and Moller, defenders Lisa Jaffa and Brynn McGrath and midfielder Courtney Arikian earned first-team All-MAAC nods. Loyola earned four spots on the second-team All-MAAC. Defender Caitlin McCusker, midfielders Naomi Daniels and Ashley Kramer and forward Carolyn Kennington earned the Greyhounds four spots.
Also announced Saturday night were the MAAC All-Academic selections. Andrzejewski, Jaffa, McCusker, Kramer and Katelyn Woods earned Loyola spots on the academic team.
Loyola faces Fairfield Sunday in the quarterfinal round of the MAAC Championships Saturday at 11:00 a.m.