BAY CITY, Mich. -- The Ohio Dominican women's soccer team tied for the most GLIAC all-conference selections with seven, including four first team members, in voting conducted by the conference's head coaches.
Additionally, coach Jonathan Meade was selected Coach of the Year and Ashley Blake (Hilliard, OH) was named Freshman of the Year.
The Panthers are coming off their first regular season GLIAC championship, recording a 10-1-1 conference mark. ODU also tied the school's all-time wins mark in a season with a 14-3-1 record.
The one honorable mention selection for ODU was senior Broegan Sautter (Bellville, OH).
Blake: In her first season with ODU, she helped lead the Panthers offensively. Her team high nine goals is tied for sixth best in the GLIAC. Her nine goals is also sixth best by a newcomer in ODU history. With four assists, Blake is tied for 15th in the conference. She also ranks in the top 10 in the GLIAC in points with 22. Blake also has recorded five game winning goals this season.
Mazzi: The midfielder is second on the team in goals, with five, and points, with 13. Mazzi continues to climb up the career ranks at ODU in her senior season. She is now tied for sixth all-time in goals with 20. Mazzi also ranks in the top ten in points with 44, and sits just two games shy of tying the mark for most games played in a career at 75.
Fodor and Mattingly: Each defender played a key part in the stout Panther defense this season. Overall, Fodor and Mattingly helped the ODU defense hold opponents to just 13 total goals this season, a goals against average of 0.70 in 18 games. Each player has been a consistent face on the Panther defense this season as they have each appeared in all 18 games with a combined 35 out of a possible 36 starts. Fodor has recorded two goals and three assists while Mattingly has a goal and two assists of her own.
Pratt: The junior midfielder has four goals this season, and has added two assists. She also ranks among the top ten in ODU history in some offensive categories including points, assists, and goals. Pratt has 49 career points, sitting sixth all-time. Her 11 assists are also good enough for sixth in ODU history.
Harris: The freshman played a huge role in the early season success for the Panthers as she adjusted as a goalkeeper fairly quickly to collegiate soccer. Harris holds a 9-3-1 record on the season with a goals against average of 0.76. In 13 starts, Harris has four shutouts, saving 32 of the 41 shots faced.
Sautter: The senior defensive midfielder has scored twice for the Panthers this season, each in spectacular fashion from long distance. Sautter has been a consistent player in the Panther lineup the past two seasons as she has started in all 18 games this season, as well as, all 18 games last season.
COACH OF THE YEAR
Meade helped guide the Panthers to their first overall GLIAC regular season championship. Meade also has a GLIAC South Division championship recorded in his time at Ohio Dominican. Since joining ODU in 2009, Meade has recorded double digits wins in all six season. Records the Panthers have tied or broke this season include most consecutive wins and longest unbeaten streak, with nine, and best winning percentage at .806.
Meade recorded his 200th career victory in the final regular season match this season, and holds a 67-27-16 record at ODU. His 0.682 winning percentage is best all-time in what is now the 15th season of women's soccer for the Black and Gold.
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