All-MIAA Soccer

Hinton Earns All-MIAA Honor

Lauren Hinton playing soccerROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association released their 2008 soccer All-MIAA honors on Wednesday morning. Among the two dozen honorees was Saint Mary’s College senior Lauren Hinton.

Hinton (Grand Rapids, Mich./Forest Hills Central) led the Belles in goals scored as she earned All-MIAA Second Team honors. She also tied for the lead in assists and had a team-high 12 points on the season. During her career with the Belles, Hinton has led the team in goals scored each year. It is the third time in her career that she has been named to the All-MIAA team.

List of 2008 All-MIAA Honorees

Most Valuable Player
Allison Van Beek, Hope
(senior from Libertyville, Ill./Libertyville HS)

All-MIAA First Team
Caitlin Bowman, Albion*** (junior from Augusta/Kalamazoo Hackett CC HS)
Kayla Sulzer, Calvin* (junior from St. Charles, Mo./Whitfield HS)
Allison Boender, Calvin* (junior from Grandville/Calvin Christian HS)
Chelsea Gray, Albion** (junior from Midland/Dow HS)
Courtney Cook, Hope** (sophomore from Grand Rapids/Forest Hills Central HS)
Emily Ottenhoff, Calvin* (junior from Palos Heights, Ill./Chicago Christian HS)
Allison Van Beek, Hope*** (senior from Libertyville, Ill./Libertyville HS)
Kelley Walsh, Alma* (junior from Linden/Fenton HS)
Elizabeth Ribbens, Calvin*** (senior from Tinley Park, Ill./Victor J. Andrew HS)
Ali Oatley, Albion*** (junior from Ann Arbor/Huron HS)
Jessica Swan, Alma* (sophomore from Romeo/Romeo HS)
Carly Prins, Calvin** (sophomore from Hudsonville/Unity Christian HS)
* - number of years First Team All-MIAA

All-MIAA Second Team
Alyssa Bergsma, Calvin (junior from Walker/Grandville Calvin Christian HS)
Kellie O'Dowd, Olivet (senior from Jackson/Jackson HS)
Morgan Rudd, Alma (sophomore from Jackson/Jackson HS)
Sabrina Fortney, Adrian (sophomore from Spring Lake/Spring Lake HS)
Natalie Veurink, Calvin (junior from Spring Lake/Muskegon Western Michigan Christian HS)
Kristen Schwenk, Hope (sophomore from Midland/Dow HS)
Carly Reising, Alma (freshman from Otsego/Otsego HS)
Sarah Sosolik, Hope (senior from Oswego, Ill./Oswego HS)
Lindsay Chitwood, Adrian (junior from St. Clair Shores/Lakeview HS)
Lauren Hinton, Saint Mary's (senior from Grand Rapids/Forest Hills Central HS)
Elizabeth Julian, Olivet (freshman from Mattawan/Mattawan HS)
Tara Fitzsimmons, Alma (junior from Marshall/Marshall HS)