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Four Toreros Earn All-WCC Accolades
Nov. 10, 2015

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Four University of San Diego women’s soccer players were represented on the 2015 All-WCC teams, the conference office announced Tuesday afternoon.

Taking home second-team honors was junior midfielder Jacqueline Altschuld, while Michelle Craft and Victoria Walker were named honorable mention. Rounding off the list of USD players is freshman striker Julianne De Armas, who was named to the All-Freshman team.

Altschuld, a 5-5 midfielder from Woodland Hills, Calif., had a great junior campaign in which she scored four goals, and added in seven assists to a total of 15 points. She scored one game-winning goal against Pepperdine, and she also tallied goals against Michigan, San Diego State and Cal State Fullerton.

Craft, a 5-8 goalkeeper from Temecula, Calif., recorded three shutouts in goal this season for USD, and she led the team with 85 saves. Craft had one of her best performances in a heartbreaking loss to No. 5 BYU, as she recorded a career-high 17 saves, on 49 shots faced. Craft finishes her career sixth in most career wins with 16, fourth in career saves with 236, and ninth all-time in career shutouts with nine.

Walker, a 5-10 forward Monte Sereno, Calif., also had a great season for USD, as she recorded six goals, an added in three assists for 15 points. Walker scored one game-winning goal in the season-opener over NC State. Walker also scored goals against San Diego State, CSUN, and San Francisco, while recording assists against CSUN, Cal State Fullerton and Pacific.

De Armas, a 5-4 forward from Escondido, Calif., had a great rookie season for USD. She played in all 20 matches, with 13 starts. She scored a pair of goals and added in three assists for seven points. She scored goals against CSUN and Saint Mary’s, and added in assists against CSUN, Cal State Fullerton aSnd San Francisco.

2015 WEST COAST CONFERENCE MAJOR INDIVIDUAL HONORS

2015 West Coast Conference Coach of the Year

Michelle Myers, Loyola Marymount

2015 West Coast Conference Player of the Year

Nadia Gomes, BYU

2015 West Coast Conference Co-Defenders of the Year

Ali Schaffer, San Francisco and Callie Taylor, Loyola Marymount

2015 West Coast Conference Goalkeeper of the Year

Rachel Boaz, BYU

2015 West Coast Conference Freshman of the Year

Christina Settles, Pepperdine

 

2015 All-WCC Women’s Soccer First Team

Name

Yr.

Pos.

School

Jocelyn Blankenship

Sr.

M

Loyola Marymount

Hannah Diaz

So.

D

Saint Mary’s

Nadia Gomes

So.

F

BYU

Morgan Hilby

Sr.

F

Loyola Marymount

Elena Medeiros

Jr.

M

BYU

Michele Murphy Vasconcelos

Jr.

M

BYU

Jessica Nakae

Jr.

M

San Francisco

Madalyn Schiffel

Sr.

GK

San Francisco

Julie Vass

Jr.

M

Santa Clara

Bri Visalli

So.

M

Pepperdine

Dani Weatherholt

Sr.

M

Santa Clara

 

2015 All-WCC Women’s Soccer Second Team

Name

Yr.

Pos.

School

Jacqueline Altschuld

Jr.

M

San Diego

Karley Baggerly

Jr.

F

Gonzaga

Rachel Boaz

Jr.

GK

BYU

Ellie Boon

Jr.

D

Portland

Hailey Harbison

So.

D/F

Pepperdine

Noelle La Prevotte

Sr.

F

Portland

Kellie Peay

So.

D

Santa Clara

Bizzy Phillips

So.

M

BYU

Ali Schaffer

Jr.

D

San Francisco

Callie Taylor

Sr.

D

Loyola Marymount

Allison Wetherington

Jr.

M

Portland

 

 

 

 

2015 WCC Women’s Soccer Honorable Mention

Rylee Baisden, Pepperdine; Taylor Campbell Isom, BYU; Michelle Craft, San Diego; Samantha Dion, Saint Mary’s; Samantha Jehnings, San Francisco; Shannon Kent, Loyola Marymount; Aliyah Miller, Gonzaga; Alex Alugas, San Francisco; Sarah Sanger, Loyola Marymount; Christina Settles, Pepperdine; Andi Tostanoski, Santa Clara; Victoria Walker, San Diego; Amanda Whittle, San Francisco

 

2015 All-WCC Women’s Soccer Freshman Team

Name

Pos.

School

Kendall Bietsch

D

Pacific

Julianne De Armas

F

San Diego

Janae Gonzalez

F

Santa Clara

Jazmin Jackmon

D

Santa Clara

Samantha Jehnings

F

San Francisco

Cecilia Pedersen

F

Portland

Charlee Pruitt

GK

Loyola Marymount

Gabbie Sanfillippo

D

Loyola Marymount

Christina Settles

M

Pepperdine

Madie Siddoway

M

BYU

Emma Tynauer

M

Loyola Marymount

 


 

 

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