ISU Unveils Soccer Team Awards
AMES, Iowa – The Iowa State soccer team announced its 2012 season team awards at its recent end-of-the year banquet.
Junior forward Jennifer Dominguez was named the offensive most valuable player after she led the team in goals (14) and points (28). Dominguez’s 14 goals tied for the top mark in the Big 12 Conference and second-most in a season in school history. The Lubbock, Texas, native earned Iowa State’s first-ever All-America honor when College Sports Madness named her to its second team.
Junior goalkeeper Maddie Jobe and sophomore defender Lindsay Frank shared the defensive team MVP award. Jobe played in 16 matches for the Cyclones in 2012 and recorded three shutouts. Frank played in 19 matches and helped the Cyclones record seven shutouts.
Sophomore defender Alyssa Williamson earned the Most Improved Player Award. The Ankeny, Iowa, native saw action in 14 matches and recorded an assist.
Freshman midfielder Haley Albert was named the top newcomer for the Cyclones. The Eureka, Mo., native played in 13 matches in an injury-plagued freshman campaign.
Junior defender Meredith Skitt, junior defender Jessie Stewart, senior midfielder Megan Longobardi and Dominguez earned the Coaches’ Award. The honor is awarded to an individual or a group of individuals that have contributed to the Cyclone soccer program selflessly at a standard that raises the bar for those around them, given unsparingly of their time, commitment and energy to help advance the program.