posted November 14, 2003

All-MIAA Women's Soccer Honors

The MIAA has presented six Hope women's soccer players with all-conference honors and head coach Lindsey Engelsman has been honored by her peers.

Engelsman, who is serving a one-year appointment as head coach, was named the MIAA's coach of the year for guiding the Flying Dutch to their first-ever conference championship and a berth in the NCAA playoffs.

Hope players named to the All-MIAA first team are junior midfielder Dawn Gillam of Portage, Mich. (Portage Northern HS), freshman fullback Rachel Sauerman of Naperville, Ill. (Naperville Central HS), and freshman goalkeeper Holly Nestle of Mason, Mich. (Mason HS).

Second team All-MIAA honorees include sophomore midfielder Negeen Masghati of Naperville, Ill. (Naperville Central HS), sophomore midfielder Tess Scholz of Portage, Mich. (Portage Northern HS), and freshman fullback Kendall Aliber 0f Birmingham, Mich. (Marian HS).

Receiving coaches' honorable mention was senior Catie Neidlinger of Marshall, Mich. (Marshall HS).