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November 21, 2012

Farrell, Hooper lead Div. III girls' All-Stars

The Indian Lake/Long Lake girls’ soccer team had a superb 2012 season, which included a perfect record through the Northern Soccer League schedule.

The Orange were recognized for their terrific play this season with four First-Team All-Stars and the Division III Most Valuable Player.

Minerva/Newcomb had three players selected to the team, while Keene and Westport each had two.

Schroon Lake was selected as the Ray Holmes Sportsmanship winner.

MOST VALUABLE PLAYER

Shannon Farrell (Indian Lake/Long Lake)- Farrell, a junior, was selected as the 2012 NSL Div. III Most Valuable Player. She finished the season with eight goals and eight assists.

Farrell played all over the field, including offense, midfield and defense — playing wherever was needed for her team to capture the victory. She matched up against many of the opposing team’s top players throughout the season.

COACH OF THE YEAR

Fred Hooper (Keene)- Hooper has been coaching soccer for 34 years in some capacity, whether that be for boys or girls, or in the high school or collegiate levels.

He took over at Keene in 1994 and has helped guide the Beavers ever since.

FIRST-TEAM

Amanda Wolf (Crown Point)- Wolf, a junior was Division III’s top goalie as she helped keep the Panthers in many games with amazing saves.

Wolf finished the season with 152 saves as she was able to use her athletic ability to deny a lot of goal opportunities by her opponents.

Makenzie Winslow (Minerva/Newcomb)- Winslow, just a sophomore, led her team in scoring on the season with 20 goals and six assists.

She helped anchor a strong offense for the Mountaineers and is extremely aggressive in creating scoring opportunities for herself and her teammates.

Morgan King (Indian Lake/Long Lake)- King, a senior, was one of the faster players on the field and was the Orange’s top scorer on the season.

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