Four Women's Soccer Players Earn All-ACC Honors
Nov. 7, 2013
Chestnut Hill, Mass. - Four Boston College women's soccer players - juniors Stephanie McCaffrey, Casey Morrison, sophomore McKenzie Meehan and freshman Hayley Dowd - have earned 2013 All-ACC accolades, announced Thursday by the conference office.
McCaffrey was named to the first team, while Meehan earned second team honors. Morrison was named to the third team while Dowd was named to the All-Freshman team.
For McCaffrey this is her third season she has earned an ACC honor. Last year, she was a second-team honoree and was named to the All-Freshman team in 2011. McCaffrey, a native of Winchester, MA, is the Eagles second leading scorer with 12 goals and eight assists for a career-high 32 points. She posted two hat tricks, including one against Duke in a 4-1 victory. McCaffrey had five multiple-point games including an eight point performance (2 goals, 4 assists) in a 6-5 win over Hofstra. She is currently fourth in the ACC in scoring and goals scored as well as third in assists.
Meehan leads the ACC in goals scored with a career-high 17 goals and is second in the conference in points scored (35). This is the second season Meehan has earned All-ACC honors as she was on the All-ACC Freshman team in 2012. A native of Smithfield, RI, Meehan leads the team with a career-high 17 goals and one assists for a career-high 35 points. She has notched a point in 10 of 19 games she has played in and has six multiple-point games. Meehan also leads the ACC in game-winning goals with seven and has scored two hat tricks this season.
Morrison is a three-year starter on the Eagles defense. The junior from York, PA, Morrison has started all 2016 this season as a central defender. She has not missed a start since her rookie season. Morrison, who was on the All-ACC Freshman team in 2011, has scored one goal and three assists, including a game-winning goal against CCSU on Oct. 16.
Dowd, a native of Peabody, Ma, has played in all 20 games with one start. She has supplied offense off the bench for the Eagles with three goals and three assists for nine points this season. Dowd is the only freshman to play in every a game for Boston College this year.
Boston College finished the season at 10-9-1 and was sixth in the final ACC regular season standings. The Eagles current RPI ranking is 36, while the team has played seven teams ranked in this week's NSCAA Top 25.