Taylor and Poulin Earn NAC Honors

Taylor and Poulin Earn NAC Honors

WATERVILLE, Maine – The North Atlantic Conference (NAC) announced its All-Conference honors today and junior midfielder Katie Taylor (Lebanon, Maine) has been named to the All-Conference Team for the second year in a row.  Senior back Caitlyn Poulin (Knox, Maine) has been named to the Sportsmanship Team.

Taylor started in all 14 games this season for the Terriers, making it 47 straight games she has started since joining the team her freshman season.  A two-way player, she is known for her hard work on both offense and defense.  Taylor finished the season with a goal and two assists for four points.  The junior captain also recorded a .867 (13-15) shots on goal percentage throughout the year. 

Poulin completed her senior season, starting in all 14 games and being named to the Sportsmanship Team.  The NAC East Field Hockey Sportsmanship Team is reserved for those who have distinguished themselves through demonstrated acts of sportsmanship and ethical behavior. The honorees are individuals who have positively affected the field hockey culture and environment and whose behavior clearly demonstrates sportsmanship and integrity that go beyond the playing rules and etiquette.  The senior captain also recorded three defensive saves on the year, finishing her career with seven total.

2017 NAC East Field Hockey All-Conference Team

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F - Emily Lowell, Senior, Castleton
F - Sadie Royer, Sophomore, Husson
F - Jenessa Talarico, Senior, UMaine-Farmington
F - Brittany Tierney, Junior, New England College
M - Sarita Crandall, Senior, UMaine-Farmington
M - Katie Taylor, Junior, Thomas
M - Mikayla Toth, Senior, Husson
D - Lee-Anne Greenleaf, Senior, UMaine-Farmington
D - Jesse Murch, Senior, Colby-Sawyer
D - Megan Ryan, Sophomore, Castleton
GK - Anne Marie Provencal, Senior, Husson 

Player of the Year
Emily Lowell, Senior, Castleton
Defensive Player of the Year
Anne Marie Provencal, Senior, Husson
Rookie of the Year
Gabriella Hunt, Freshman, Castleton
Senior Scholar Athlete of the Year
Lee-Anne Greenleaf, Senior, UMaine-Farmington
Coach of the Year
Jessica Kischko, Fourth Season, Castleton 

Sportsmanship Team
Amber Anderson, Senior, Husson
Rachel Holland, Senior, Castleton
Ashley Mikkila, Senior, Colby-Sawyer
Anya Owens, Senior, New England College
Caitlyn Poulin, Senior, Thomas
Emmah Spahr, Senior, UMaine-Farmington