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Lady Wildcats Place Three on Soccer All-Conference List

Valeria Passalacqua
Valeria Passalacqua
Jordan Courter
Jordan Courter
Caitlin McCarthy
Caitlin McCarthy

The North Eastern Athletic Conference announced its Women’s Soccer All-Conference selections Wednesday and Penn College senior Valeria Passalacqua, of McAlisterville; sophomore Jordan Courter, of Mill Hall; and freshman Caitlin McCarthy, of State College, were among them. All three student-athletes made Third-Team, All-Conference: Passlacqua as a forward, McCarthy as a midfielder and Courter as a defender. NEAC All-Conference teams are determined by votes from the coaches of each member institution and are based solely on athletic performance. Passalacqua, an applied health studies: occupational therapy assistant concentration major, led the Lady Wildcats in scoring on the year with seven goals while adding two assists in 16 games. Courter, a pre-occupational therapy assistant student, was the keystone of the team’s defense, helping in its four conference wins – including three shutouts in her 15 games. McCarthy, a physician assistant major, saw action in 12 matches despite missing several games due to injury, totaling a goal and three assists.