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McCaffrey, Meehan and Johnson Named Women's Soccer Captains




April 24, 2014

Chestnut Hill, Mass. - The Boston College soccer team will be led by junior Stephanie McCaffrey, junior Alex Johnson and sophomore McKenzie Meehan were named captains for the 2014 fall season at the team banquet. The three players were voted into the position by their teammates.

McCaffrey, a native of Winchester, was the Eagles second leading scorer last season with 12 goals, a team-high nine assists and 33 points. She was named an All-ACC first team honoree. McCaffrey, an All-ACC honor roll recipient, was also an All-ACC Academic team member for the third consecutive season.

Johnson, a native of Westwood, earned the starting goalkeeper position early in September. She played in 17 games, started 16 and had a goals-against-average of 1.28. She set a career-high of 10 saves in a 1-0 loss against North Carolina. Johnson, an All-ACC honor roll honoree, was an Athletics Director's Academic Achievement award winner in 2013.

Meehan, a native of Smithfield, RI, led the team in scoring with a program record 20 goals and finished with a career-high 41 points. She also had nine game-winning goals. Meehan was the ACC's top goal scorer. An All-ACC third-team honoree, Meehan was also named to the All-ACC Academic team this past season.

Team awards were also presented at the banquet on Sunday night. The offensive most valuable player for the 2013 season was McKenzie Meehan. She led the team in points (41) and goals scored (20). Junior Casey Morrison earned the defensive most valuable player award. Morrison started every game this season.

Freshman Hayley Dowd earned the Rookie of the Year Award. Dowd was a member of the All-ACC Freshman team and was named an All-ACC Academic team honoree.

Senior Kate McCarthy was the overall most valuable player. The Eagles defensive- midfielder was the Coaches Award winner as a junior.

The Coaches Award was presented to Alex Johnson. The junior worked hard to earn the starting position in goal this season. She finished the season with a 10-5 record.

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