The Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) announced on Tuesday, Nov. 12 that the UW-Superior women’s soccer team placed four players on the All-UMAC teams.
Senior defender Kaylie Johnson, sophomore goalkeeper Madison Gutekunst and sophomore midfielder Annah Schussman were named to the first team while freshman defender Eryka Quick earned honorable-mention recognition. Senior midfielder Tatum Lardinois was picked as the UWS representative on the UMAC Sportsmanship Team.
On Wednesday, Nov. 13, the league announced that the ‘Jackets men’s soccer team placed eight on the All-UMAC teams, including claiming three of the four major awards.
Senior Eric Watson was named UMAC Offensive Player of the Year, junior A.J. Olson earned Defensive Player of the Year and head coach Joe Mooney claimed Coach of the Year honors.
Senior midfielder Danny Kearns, sophomore forward Blake Perry, Olson and Watson all were named All-UMAC first team. Senior goalkeeper Dalton VonKaenel and junior defender Scott Wilson were named to the second team, while junior midfielders Blake Doyea and Miguel Ocampo took honorable-mention laurels.
Senior defender Flavio Hattori was the ‘Jackets’ representative on the UMAC Sportsmanship team.
The women’s team finished the season at at 7-11-2 overall, losing to Northwestern in the UMAC Tournament semifinals on Wednesday, Nov. 6.
The men’s team, meanwhile, finished the regular season with a record of 17-3-2, winning the UMAC title for the third consecutive season. The team is currently playing in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) DIII Men’s Soccer Championships.