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Hoyte named top rookie as five Martlets merit RSEQ soccer all-star status

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Published: 3 Nov 2011

 

MONTREAL - Alexandria Hoyte of Laval, Que., was named rookie of the year and is one of five women's soccer players from McGill University to earn all-conference status as the Réseau du sport étudiant du Québec announced the league award winners Thursday.

 

Hoyte, a 5-foot-7 midfielder, made the RSEQ first squad along with teammates Julia Bahen, a second-year defender from Vancouver, B.C., and veteran forward Alexandra Morin-Boucher of St. Gabriel de Brandon, Que. Members of the Martlets selected to the second "dream team" included defender Kelsey Wilson of Pincourt, Que., and goaltender Victoria Muccilli of Mississauga, Ont.

 

Hoyte, a 19-year-old chemical engineering freshman, was second on the team in scoring with seven points, including three goals. She was also named as player of the game eight times in 14 contests.  Bahen, is a 5-foot-8 back who was the league's rookie of the year last season. The two-time all-star is a 20-year-old sophomore majoring in international development studies. Morin-Boucher, a 5-foot-6 striker, was second among league leaders in goals (9) and third in points (13). She is a 22-year-old physical education senior. Wilson, a 5-foot-6 psychology sophomore who started in 13 of mcGill's 14 games, played a major role in the team posting the second-best defensive record in the Quebec conference. Muccilli, a 5-foot-8, history sophomore from who posted a 7-0-1 record with four shutouts and a 0.13 goal-against average.

 

Other major award winners announced include Montreal Carabins forward Éva Thouvenot-Hébert, who was named player of the year and Samantha Juraschka of the Bishop's Gaiters, who received the conference nomination for best combining academics with athletics and citizenship. Ghislain Tapsoba of the UQTR Patriotes was chosen coach of the year.

 

 

2011 RSEQ WOMEN'S SOCCER ALL-STARS

 

FIRST TEAM


POSITION, NAME, UNIVERSITY, ACADEMIC PROGRAM, HOMETOWN

GOALKEEPER: Martine Julien, Montréal, Physical & Health Education, Lachine, Que.

DEFENDER: Justine  Labrecque, UQAM, Tourism Management, Québec City, Que.

DEFENDER: Valérie Labelle, Montréal, Physiotherapy, Varennes, Que.

DEFENDER: Virginie Lévesque, Montréal, Civil Engineering, Montréal, Que.

DEFENDER: Julia Bahen, McGill, International Development Studies, Vancouver, B.C.

MIDFIELDER: Véronique Maranda, Montréal, Leasure Studies, Montréal, Que.

MIDFIELDER: Camille Vandenberghe, Sherbrooke, Kinesiology, Montréal, Que.

MIDFIELDER: Alexandria Hoyte, McGill, Chemical Engineering, Laval, Que.

FORWARD: Eva Thouvenot, Montréal, Business Administration, Montréal, Que.

FORWARD: Josée Bélanger, Sherbrooke, Kinesiology, Coaticook, Que.

FORWARD:  Alexandra Morin-Boucher, McGill, Physical & Health Education, St. Gabriel de Brandon, Que.

 

SECOND TEAM


POSITION, NAME, UNIVERSITY, ACADEMIC PROGRAM, HOMETOWN

GOALKEEPER: Victoria Muccilli, McGill, History, Mississauga, Ont.

DEFENDER: Pascale Bergeron, Laval, Medicine, Québec City, Que.

DEFENDER: Kelsey Wilson, McGill, Psychology, Pincourt, Que.

DEFENDER: Claudiane Tremblay, Montréal, Law (Master's), Montréal, Que.

DEFENDER: Élyse Turcotte, Sherbrooke, Physiotherapy, St. Georges de Beauce, Que.

MIDFIELDER: Kathy Gosselin, Laval, Mathematics & Teaching, Québec City, Que.

MIDFIELDER: Claire Robbins, Montréal, Law, Montréal, Que.

MIDFIELDER: Alexandra Brunelle, Laval, Teaching, Québec City, Que.

MIDFIELDER: Catherine Delmas-Frenette, Montréal, Medicine, Montréal, Que.

FORWARD: Mélissande Guy, Laval, Mechanical Engineering, Québec City, Que.

FORWARD: Jessica Lavallée, UQTR, Leasure Studies, Labrador City, Nfld.

 

PLAYER OF THE YEAR

Éva Thouvenot-Hébert, Montréal, Business Administration, Montréal, Que.

 

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR AWARD:

Alexandria Hoyte, McGill, Chemical Engineering, Laval, Que.

 

ACADEMICS & CITIZENSHIP AWARD:

Samantha Juraschka, Bishop's, Marketing & Finance, Waterdown, Ont.

 

COACH OF THE YEAR AWARD:

Ghislain Tapsoba, UQTR

 

 

SOURCE:

Earl Zukerman

McGill Athletics & Communications

514-398-7012

 

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