Keystone College women’s soccer players Hannah Richner and Rebecca Lewis were honored on Monday as the Colonial States Athletic Conference release its end of season awards.
These awards include Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Coach of the Year, All-CSAC, and the CSAC All-Sportsmanship Team.
The awards are determined by a vote of the conference’s 12 head coaches.
Richner, a native of Nicholson, was named Honorable Mention All-CSAC while Lewis was selected to the CSAC All-Sportsmanship Team.
Richner earned All-Conference honors for the second time in as many years by being selected to the Honorable Mention All-CSAC team following a strong 2017 campaign after collecting Second Team laurels as a freshman.
The sophomore midfielder started all 14 games in which she played this fall and ranked second on the team in scoring with 20 points on eight goals and four assists.
Richner, who scored two game-winning goals on the season, was named the CSAC Player of the Week on September 18 after scoring a hat trick in a 3-2 win at Rosemont College.
Lewis was named to the CSAC All-Sportsmanship Team after a solid senior year.
The defender started all 16 games this fall for Keystone and recorded a pair of assists while anchoring a defense that posted two shutouts and a 2.65 goals-against average.
Lewis finished her career with 12 points on three goals and six assists while helping the Giants post seven clean sheets while anchoring the team’s defense.
Marywood University claimed three of the four major awards as sophomore midfield Renae Moken was named the CSAC Player of the Year, freshman defender Molly Sobolewski was selected as the CSAC Rookie of the Year and head coach Andrew Smith was named the CSAC Coach of the Year.
Centenary University senior defender Emily Pizzuto was named the CSAC Defensive Player of the Year.