HAMILTON (OUA) - Today the OUA All-Stars for women’s soccer were announced and two Golden Hawk athletes were honoured along with Head Coach BARRY MACLEAN
. Stef Vescio was named to the 1st all-star team while Sara Hooper was named to the second.
Stef Vescio is a third year student from Niagara Falls, Ontario. This is her first all-star recognition in the three years she has been at Laurier. Vescio, a Political Science major, scored four goals this season at the midfield position and helped to carry the Hawks to the playoffs.
Sara Hooper is a second year student from Thornhill, Ontario. The Philosophy major receives her first all-star nod as well this season.
Head Coach BARRY MACLEAN
was also named the OUA women’s Coach of the Year. This is the first time Barry has been named OUA coach of the year, despite winning the national title with the women in 1992 as the assistant coach and again 1995 as the head coach. Coach MacLean also won back-to-back national titles with the Men’s soccer team in 2000 and 2001.
The Golden Hawk women's soccer team lost in the first round of the play-offs this year to Western in extra time, 2-1.