Merten, Butler Lead Five Bearcats on All-NWC Women's Soccer Team

SALEM: Senior Anne Merten was named to the All-Northwest Conference first team for the fourth straight time, capping a brilliant career for the Willamette University women’s soccer team. Merten was joined on the All-NWC first team by freshman Susan Butler.
A pair of Bearcat defenders — seniors Stacy Clarke and Joey Muchlinski — were named to the All-NWC second team.

Freshman Laura Uhlmansiek, the league leader in assists, earned honorable mention honors.

Merten (pictured left), despite missing three games this season, still managed to lead the NWC in total points with 13 goals and ten assists for the season.

Whitworth’s Jael Hagerott was named the NWC Offensive Player of the Year. Bridget Stolee of the University of Puget Sound was named Defensive Player of the Year. UPS Coach Randy Hansen is Coach of the Year.

Sarah Merten

Sarah Merten