Hiram College

HIRAM, OHIO  —  Three members of the Hiram College women’s soccer team have been named to the 2010 All-North Coast Athletic Conference Teams.  Senior forward Claire Conner (Aurora) earned second-team accolades while defenseman Madison Sepp (Aliquippa, Pa./Hopewell) and senior goalkeeper Emily Bristol (Worcester, N.Y./Worcester) were honorable mention picks.  [2010 All-NCAC Teams]

Conner capped a stellar four-year playing career with her third All-NCAC selection and her second second-team award.  She earned second-team accolades in 2007 and was a honorable mention pick last season.  This season, Conner started all 19 games and led the team in nearly all major scoring categories including goals (seven), points (17) and shots (48).  She also led the team in shots on goal at 23 and was third in assists with three.  Her seven goals this season ranked seventh most in the conference and her 17 points were eighth most.

For her career, Conner will leave the program as one of the best players to have played at Hiram.  She owns a total of seven school records and shares another.  Conner holds two single-season records in goals (13) and points (29) and is the all-time career leader in four categories including shots (202), goals (33), assists (16) and points (82).  Conner shares one single-game record in assists (three) that came in a 3-1 win against Saint Mary’s (Ind.) College in 2008.

Sepp earns her fourth All-NCAC award and her fourth honorable mention selection.  She becomes the first Terrier to be named All-Conference four times.  This fall, Sepp also started all 19 games and was part of a defensive squad that allowed 2.38 goals per game and posted two shutout victories.  Offensively, Sepp scored a pair of goals, which put her in a tie for fifth most on the team, for four total points.  She took four shots this season and had a .500 shot percentage.

In 74 career games, Sepp scored four goals, including a game-winner, and had one assist for nine points.  She took 17 shots and had a .235 shot percentage.  Also during her career, she was a member of a defense that posted 15 shutouts in four years.

Emily Bristol earns her first All-Conference award.  As a senior, she ended the season with a 5-11-2 overall record and had two shutout wins.  She started all 19 games and allowed 45 goals for a 2.44 goals against average.   Bristol tallied a league-leading 100 saves with a .690 save percentage in just over 1,663 minutes.

For her career, Bristol played in 75 games and is the program’s all-time leader in that category.  She also owns the school record in career shutouts with eight.  Bristol ends her career with a 25-44-5 record and a 2.02 lifetime g.a.a.  She also tallied 395 saves with a .730 save percentage.  Her 395 career saves rank second most in program history.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, please contact Hiram College Sports Information Director Jeff Hoedt by phone at (330) 569-5495 or by email at hoedtjm@hiram.edu.