NSU’s Seiler headlines 3 all-MIAA soccer selections

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Northeastern State junior defender Emily Seiler headlined three postseason All-MIAA women’s soccer honors, the league office announced on Wednesday.

Seiler earned Second Team honors for the RiverHawks defensive back line.  The Rogers, Arkansas native started in all 18 contests and is second in minutes played; the RiverHawks were fifth in the MIAA in goals allowed per game at 1.393.

Paulina Chavez was a Third Team section after being named as the league’s Freshman of the Year one season ago.   In the 2018 season, the Broken Arrow HS product is ninth in the MIAA with six goals.

Leslie Munoz placed as MIAA Honorable Mention as a true-freshman defender.   The Tulsa native started in all 18 contests and has played in the third most minutes this season for NSU.

Since joining the MIAA at the start of the 2012 season, the RiverHawks now have 38 named as All-Conference.

2018 All-MIAA Selections

Offensive Player of the Year: Katie Killion – Central Oklahoma
Defensive Player of the Year: Kelsey Gordon – Central Oklahoma
Goalkeeper of the Year: Kelsi Gibson – Central Oklahoma
Freshman of the Year: Taryn Kedzoir – Central Oklahoma
Coach of the Year: Mike Cook – Central Oklahoma

First Team
Goalkeeper – Kelsi Gibson – Central Oklahoma – Fr.
Defender – Kelsey Gordon – Central Oklahoma – Jr.
Defender – Taryn Kedzior – Central Oklahoma – Fr.
Defender – Allysa Gann – Central Missouri – Jr.
Midfielder – Morgan Cherry – Central Oklahoma – Sr.
Midfielder – Camille Greer – Central Oklahoma – So.
Midfielder – Vianei Sanchez – Fort Hays State – Sr.
Midfielder – Kelsie Eason – Central Oklahoma – So.&
Forward – Jada Scott – Central Missouri – Sr.^
Forward – Katie Killion – Central Oklahoma – Sr.
Forward – Asha Haile – Central Oklahoma – Jr.
Forward – Cassidy Menke – Missouri Western – Sr.#
^ Four-Time First-Team Selection
# Three-Time First-Team Selection
& First-Team Selection in 2017

Second Team
Goalkeeper – Jillian Patton – Emporia State – Fr.
Goalkeeper – Megan Kneefel – Fort Hays State – Jr.
Defender – Skylar Drum – Central Missouri – So.
Defender – Shelby Keyes – Emporia State – Sr.
Defender – Emily Seiler – Northeastern State – Jr.
Defender – Ashlyn Lakin – Emporia State – Fr.
Midfielder – Maria Walden – Emporia State – Sr.
Midfielder – Rachel Marshal – Emporia State – Fr.
Midfielder – Chloe Montano – Fort Hays State – Jr.
Midfielder – Lillian Davis – Missouri Western – Fr.
Forward – Courtney Killian – Central Missouri – Sr.
Forward – Cailey Perkins – Fort Hays State – Fr.
Forward – Makayla Toth – Central Missouri – So.
*Tie in Voting

Third Team
Goalkeeper – Anna Mayer – Missouri Western – Fr.
Defender – Jordan Wipke – Lindenwood – Sr.
Defender – Emily Naysmith – Fort Hays State – Fr.
Defender – Bailey Ketcham – Missouri Western – Sr.
Defender – Madeline Cowell – Missouri Western – Sr.
Defender – Anika Nobs – Missouri Western – So.
Defender – Casey Herndon – Central Oklahoma – Sr.
Midfielder – Tanna Benefiel – Emporia State – Jr.
Midfielder – Tera Lynch – Washburn – So.
Midfielder – Emily Madden – Northwest Missouri – Jr.
Midfielder – Nikita Woods – Fort Hays State – Jr.
Midfielder – Olivia Grasso – Washburn – Jr.
Forward – Paulina Chavez – Northeastern State – So.
Forward – Kennedy Hoffman – Emporia State – Jr.
Forward – Josie Rimmer – Washburn – Fr.
*Tie in Voting

Honorable Mentions
Central Oklahoma: Camrie Hurst – Midfielder

Emporia State: Sydney Martens – Defender

Fort Hays State: Shayla Podena – Defender, Zariah Smith – Defender, Darby Hirsch – Forward

Lindenwood: Morgan Weller – Forward

Missouri Southern: Jeannie Escobar – Defender, Maria Sturluson – Defender, Julia Liberty – Midfielder, Alex McCord – Midfielder, Bailey Belcher – Forward

Missouri Western: Taylor Schwartzkopf – Forward, Claire Meyers – Forward

Nebraska Kearney: Allie Prososki – Goalkeeper, Molly Willis – Defender, Tori Weber – Midfielder, Ciera Clark – Midfielder

Northeastern State: Leslie Munoz – Defender

Northwest Missouri: Izzy Romano – Midfielder

Southwest Baptist: Tessa Wagner – Defender, Raquel Rodriguez – Midfielder, Lauren Hudak – Midfielder, Raegan Edwards – Forward

Washburn: Mackenzie Heiman – Midfielder

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