Waterville, ME - Northern Vermont University-Lyndon women's soccer players Kelsey Jacobs (Braintree, VT), Jessica Hillman (Gardener, ME), and Victoria McCormack (East Lyme, CT) have been recognized by the North Atlantic Conference for their accomplishments this season. Jacobs and Hillman were named to the All-Conference Second Team, while McCormack was named to the Sportsmanship Team.
Jacobs, a senior defender, anchored the Hornet defense all season, starting all 15 games. In addition, she also provided an offensive spark, leading the team in goals with six and adding an assist. She took 50 shots, most on the team, and scored three game winning goals.
Hillman, a junior midfielder, scored three goals this season, including the game winner against Norwich University. She played in all 15 games, starting 14 times, and recorded ten shots, five of them on goal.
McCormack, a sophomore goalkeeper, played in ten games, making three starts. She made 41 saves while facing 54 shots on goal. Selection to the NAC Sportsmanship Team is reserved for those who have distinguished themselves through demonstrated acts of sportsmanship and ethical behavior. The honorees are individuals who have positively affected the soccer culture and environment and whose behavior clearly demonstrates sportsmanship and integrity that go beyond the playing rules and etiquette.
For the complete rundown on all NAC women's soccer awards, click HERE.
Lyndon finished the 2018 season with a 5-9-1 overall record, including a 1-5-1 mark in NAC play. Their record was the best for a Lyndon women's soccer team since 2001.