MILWAUKEE – Freshman Olivia Meerdink of Marian University women’s soccer has been named to the All-NACC second team as announced by the conference.
Meerdink (Oostburg, Wis.) led the Sabres in scoring all season long and finished the year with 33 points stemming from 14 goals and five assists. The Sabre freshman scored in 11 games during the year and became only the seventh student-athlete in program history to score at least four goals in a single game October 13 against Alverno. Meerdink had a nine-point game in that victory against the Inferno and added a four-point game against Maranatha Baptist where she scored a goal and added two assists. At the end of the regular season, Meerdink ranked fifth in the NACC and seventh amongst all freshmen in the entire nation for goals scored. Her 14 goals this year was also tied for the 10th most goals from any Sabre student-athlete in a single season.
The full release and all-conference lists from the NACC can be found at http://naccsports.org/sports/wsoc/2018-19/releases/20181101WSOC-all-nacc.
Marian returns to the NACC semifinals for the first time since 2013 traveling to IIT for a 7 p.m. kickoff Friday, Nov. 2.