Individual honors

Abby Freiborg

Abby Freiborg

A number of Blugolds achieved great success as individual athletes last fall.

Freshman Katie Maurer won WIAC women’s golf medalist honors, leading a field of 48 golfers. A total of 34 student athletes received All-Conference recognition for their outstanding performances. Volleyball players Abby Freiborg and Emily Haese earned American Volleyball Coaches Association honors, with Freiborg taking second-team recognition and Haese being an honorable mention selection. Liz Kooistra and Allie Rivard were both recognized on the National Soccer Coaches Association of America/adidas All-America second team. Kooistra also was the WIAC’s player of the year for soccer. Women’s cross country runner Mary Palmer received All-American honors for her 26th-place finish at nationals. A total of 15 individuals were recognized on All-Region teams in their respective sports.