Dec. 6, 2013
SAN BRUNO, Calif. – Four West Coast Conference women’s soccer student-athletes were named to the 2013 NSCAA All-America Teams as announced by the organization today. WCC Player of the Year Julie Johnston (Santa Clara) and WCC Defensive Player of the Year Amanda Frisbie (Portland) were named to the first team.
It is the third consecutive first team honor for Johnston, who becomes the sixth player in league history (third Bronco) to capture three first team selections.
WCC Three-Time First Team All-Americans
Shannon MacMillan (1993-95; 1992-2nd)
Tiffeny Millbrett (1991-92, 94)
Christine Sinclair (2001-02; 2004-05)
Julie Johnston (2011-13)
Jennifer Lalor (1993-95)
Danielle Slaton (1999-01; 1998-3rd)
BYU’s Cloee Colohan and Santa Clara’s Sofia Huerta each captured third team honors. A brief capsule of each WCC All-American selection runs below.
Amanda Frisbie, Sr. D (Portland)
Amanda Frisbie, a 2013 MAC Hermann Trophy Semifinalist, becomes Portland's first First Team All-American selection since 2009, when both Michelle Enyeart and Sophie Schmidt earned that distinction. A forward for her entire career, Frisbie was named the WCC Defender of the Year in her first year playing on the backline. She helped the Pilots to nine shutouts and a 17-3-1 overall record, while also scoring eight goals and four game-winners.
Julie Johnston, Sr., M (Santa Clara)
Julie Johnston led Santa Clara with eight assists and four-game winning goals. She finished third on the team with 12 goals and 32 points. Johnston was announced as a semifinalist for the M.A.C. Hermann Trophy on Dec. 3. She was also named the WCC Player of the Year and First-Team All-WCC.
Sofia Huerta, Jr., F (Santa Clara)
Sofia Huerta led the Broncos with 16 goals and 40 points while tying for the team-lead with eight assists. She scored three game-winners and was named First Team All-WCC.
Cloee Colohan, Jr., M (BYU)
Cloee Colohan started every game for the Cougars and totaled six goals and four assists. In her career at BYU and Portland, Colohan totaled 12 goals and seven assists.
Content from: BYUCougars.com, PortlandPilots.com and SantaClaraBroncos.com