2015 CCAA Women’s Soccer All-Canadians

Nov. 10, 2015 – The Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association is proud to announce the 2015 CCAA Women’s Soccer All-Canadians.

The student-athletes, who are selected by their conference based on performance and contribution to the sport and their team, were honoured at a banquet during the 2015 CCAA Women’s Soccer National Championship, hosted by Fleming College in Peterborough, ON.

Here are the 2015 Women’s Soccer All-Canadians:

    Danae Harding    
 
    Marni McMillan    
 
Douglas Royals
 
Douglas Royals
Harding led the Royals to their best season in over a decade. The fourth-year forward co-led the conference, along with teammate Marni McMillan, with nine goals in 14 games. Harding, who also led the PACWEST in goals in 2014, has become a leader and a role model at Douglas through her interaction with her teammates.
 
McMillan led the Royals to a 10-3-2 record and first-place finish in the PACWEST. She was the conference co-leader with nine goals in 14 games. The fourth-year midfielder is now a two-time All-Canadian and PACWEST Player of the Year. McMillan epitomizes the definition of leadership, both on and off the field. 

   Lauren Good     
   Kayla Michaels   
 
Red Deer Queens   NAIT Ooks
Good backstopped the Queens to an 8-0-2 record and a first-place finish in the ACAC’s South Division. The fifth-year goalkeeper allowed only five goals all season. Good strives for excellence, both in herself and those around her, and is a great vocal communicator who directs her teammates with considerable knowledge and aptitude.   Michaels led the Ooks to a perfect 10-0 record for the second-straight season. The fifth-year striker, and now two-time All-Canadian, led the ACAC in scoring with 18 goals in 10 games. Michaels, an extremely versatile player who also contributed defensively this season, has an unselfish character and an incredible work ethic.

   Sylvie Avedissian     
   Jade Kovacevic   
 
Algonquin Thunder   Fanshawe Falcons
Avedissian’s play in the midfield led Algonquin to a perfect 12-0 record. She is a tenacious tackler and is the engine that drives the Thunder. Avedissian, who has a tremendous work ethic, is extremely well respected by her teammates and as a fourth year player, she embraced her role as a leader.   Kovacevic led the CCAA in scoring with an incredible 26 goals in 10 games, a new OCAA record. She led the Falcons to a first-place finish in the West Division with a 9-1 record. She is a team player who leads by example, not only with her play but with her attitude and work ethic as well.

   Mireille Patry     
   Evelyne Viens   
 
Élans de Garneau   Élans de Garneau
Patry led the defending National Champion Élans to a perfect 10-0 record and first-place finish in the RSEQ. The second-year defender became the leader on Garneau’s back line. While the Élans offence contributed 40 goals for, Patry was key in Garneau only allowing three goals against all season.   Viens led the powerhouse Élans and the conference with 13 goals this season. The 2014 CCAA National Championship most valuable player was also named the RSEQ MVP this year. Viens is a second-year forward who always puts the team first. She is a leader who sets the tone with her words and actions.

   Danielle MacDonald     
   Briar Roberts   
 
MSVU Mystics   Holland Hurricanes
MacDonald led the Mystics to an 8-3-1 record and second-place finish in the ACAA. The MSVU captain, who returned this season after missing the entire 2014 season with a serious injury, led the conference with 18 goals. MacDonald is truly a complete player and an inspiration to her teammates, both on and off the field.   Roberts led the Hurricanes to a 10-1-1 record and first-place finish in the conference. The ACAA Player of the Year scored nine goals for Holland. Roberts is a creative player with speed and is a leader on and off the field. The second-year midfielder/striker’s work ethic continuously inspired her teammates.
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