ELGIN, Ill. – Taking two of the top three awards in the CCAC for women's soccer, Judson earned the CCAC Coach of the Year and Freshman of the Year along with having four players named All-CCAC. Diego Cevallos was named the coach of the year while Jenna Steffensen (Canada) was given the freshman of the year award.
Steffensen, Sara Hoffman (Algonquin, Ill.), Jenna Schiller (Hawthorn Woods, Ill.), and Jamie Wimberly all gained CCAC awards. Steffensen, Hoffman, and Schiller were first-team members while Wimberly (Algonquin, Ill.) was a second-team selection.
Recognizing Steffensen as the CCAC Freshman of the Year, she was in the top five in seven different categories in the CCAC. This is also the second time in three years that Judson has had the CCAC Freshman of the Year as Kamila Marchi (Brazil) won the award in 2009. Steffensen leads the team in goals (17) and points (42) and is second in assists (8). In the CCAC, she is third in game winning goals (5), fourth in goals, points per game (2.21), points, and goals per game (0.89), eighth in shots (55), and ninth in shots per game (2.89). She has been the CCAC Player of the Week and the NAIA National Player of the Week once this season.
As the top goal keep in the CCAC, Hoffman was named to the first-team. She leads the CCAC in goals against average (0.57), save percentage (.882), and shutouts (8). She is second in shut out percentage per game (0.40), sixth in saves (82), and seventh in saves per game (4.10). She has recorded eight shutouts and been a part of nine overall while also being named CCAC Player of the Week four times. This year also featured being honored as the NAIA National Player of the Week and having a shutout streak of over 400 minutes scanning four and half matches.
Schiller earns her second All-CCAC award as she was an honorable mention selection in 2009. She has been a part of a defense that has only given up 13 goals all year 10 shutouts. She has started all 20 matches and taken six shots on the year.
Wimberly, who picks up her first All-CCAC award in her first year at Judson, was also a part of the stifling defense for Judson. She has started all 20 matches and recorded one assist.
Judson is currently 16-2-2 and will play in the NAIA National Tournament Opening Round on Saturday, November 19th, in Daytona Beach, Florida, vs. #8 Embry-Riddle. Judson is in the midst of their finest season, ever, winning the CCAC regular season championship while also breaking the program record for wins.