Nov. 7, 1997
Courtney Schaeffer Earns All-BIG EAST Women's Soccer Honors
Goalkeeper Also Earns All-Rookie Accolades
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - Freshman goalkeeper Courtney Schaeffer (South Huntington, N.Y./Walt Whitman) earned All-BIG EAST Women's Soccer Second Team honors, released on November 6. Schaeffer also earned All-Rookie Team recognition. Schaeffer was the only Boston College player on receive postseason recognition.
Schaeffer started all 17 games for 9-6-2 Eagles, who were led by first-year head coach Alison Foley. Overall, Schaeffer recorded seven shutouts, a 0.72 goals against average, and a .888 save percentage. In BIG EAST play, Schaeffer had a 5-6 record, a 1.17 goals against averag, and an .838 save percentage.
One of her many rookie season highlights was on September 23, when she made a season-high 18 saves in a 1-1 tie against then 13th-ranked Harvard. At the conclusion of that week, Schaeffer earned BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week honors.