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Girls soccer team receives postseason awards

Tuesday, November 9, 2004

Senior Kelsey Scroggins was named Northview's Defensive MVP for the Knights. Erin Whitmore (pictured) was a Co-MVP and was the team's leader in goals scored. Ahnya Alstott was also a Co-MVP and led the team in assists.

After tying the season mark for girls soccer victories this season with their 8-10-1 mark overall, the Knights passed out postseason awards recently.

Northview posted 36 goals to break the prior season mark in tying the 2002 team for victories. The squad also broke the school mark for total points (106) which combines goals (two points and one point for assists. That number includes a season mark of 34 assists.

The team also recorded 428 steals to break the school mark which helped lead to a record low 41 goals allowed.

Also recognized were individuals such as Bethany Fagg who earned a spot on the All-Western Indiana Conference team and was Indiana Soccer Coaches Association (ISCA) MVP along with being a Co-Captain and Co-Team MVP.

Fagg is Northview's career leader in saves with 744 and tops the list in season minutes (1,494) and season saves (198).

Erin Whitmore received All-WIC recognition as well and also garnered ISCA All-State Academic status along with being the Gatorade MVP, the team's Most Valuable Offensive Player and was the team leader in season goals (12), season points (28), career goals (24), team assists (14) and career points (62).

Natasha Barnett was the Most Improved Player for the Knights while Marsha Krisenko earned ISCA All-State Academic status.

Ahnya Alstott was All-WIC and a Co-MVP and was the team leader in assists with 10. Vanessa Modesitt won the team's Sparkplug Award.

Cassie Webb also earned a spot on the ISCA All-State Academic team and earned the Gatorade Will to Win Award. Maureen Crispin was ISCA All-State Academic along with Kelsey Scroggins who was the team's Most Valuable Defensive player and is the career steals leader with 127. Lexee Hayes was the Team Leader in steals with 47.

The squad also honored Coach Bill Papinchock who has been a staple of the Northview sidelines over the past eight seasons. In addition to stat keeping, he also was a fixture at practices with head coach Don Bryan.

"He'll be missed greatly by myself and the team next season," commented Bryan.

The Knights graduated 10 seniors from this year's squad that advanced to the sectional semifinal this season before falling to Greencastle.

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