Wildcats Earn NEAC All-Conference Honors

Three seniors, three freshmen and one sophomore earn post season recognition after earning All-Conference selections.

— Several Cazenovia College Wildcats were recognized last week for their outstanding play this season, earning a spot on the NEAC All-Conference Team for their respective sport. The list includes three seniors, three freshmen and one sophomore.

Women’s Cross Country

Shelby McIntyre – Freshman – Second Team NEAC All-Conference (Ilion, NY) – McIntyre set the all-time Cazenovia College record earlier this season after finishing a 5k event with a time of 19:06. Her finishing time of 21:58 in last weekend’s NEAC Championships earned McIntyre a spot on second team all-conference.

Kristen Nicolais – Senior – Second Team All-Conference (Mehopac, NY) – Nicolias posted a season best time of 20:34 at the Hartwick Invitational back in early October. She finished with a time of 22:17 at the NEAC Championships last weekend, earning her a spot in the second team.

Emily Kotnik – Freshman – Third Team All-Conference (Sagamore Hills, Ohio) - Kotnik’s best time of season came at the Hartwick Invitational earlier this season after posting a time of 21:13. Finishing last weekend’s NEAC Championship with a time of 22:18, Kotnik earned a spot on the NEAC All-Conference third team.

Taylor MacFarland – Senior – Third Team All-Conference (Broadalbin, NY) – Also posting a season best at the Hartwick invitational, MacFarland finished with a time of 22:17. Her time of 22:54 at this past weekend’s NEAC championships earned her a spot on the third team.

Men’s Soccer

Conor Cahalan – Sophomore – Third Team NEAC All-Conference (Cohoes, NY) – Cahalan’s Third Team honors come after an outstanding all-around performance controlling the midfield this season for the Wildcats. Appearing in all eight conference games, Cahalan led the Wildcats to a (4-9-1, 4-3-1 NEAC) record and a spot in this weekend’s semi-finals.

Travis Lasher – Senior – Third Team NEAC All Conference (Mansfield, MA) – One of two seniors on the men’s soccer team, Lasher led the Wildcats defensively appearing in all 14 games this season.

Women’s Soccer

Taylor Lynch – Freshman – Third Team NEAC All-Conference (Saugerties, NY) – Lynch earned Third Team honors after leading the women’s soccer team to an (8-10, 7-4 NEAC) record, a 4th place ranking in the regular season standings, and a spot in the NEAC Quarterfinals. Lynch led the team with 11 goals scored and 23 total points on the season.

Cory T. Schad is the Athletics Marketing Specialist at Cazenovia College. He can be reached at ctschad@cazenovia.edu.

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