WATERTOWN, Wis. -- Fifteen Sabercats - 13 student-athletes and two coaches - have been voted as the best in the North by North Region participants.
The awards were determined by a vote of the regional coaches and were announced at the various regional banquets, which took place last night and this morning.
Outstanding awards went to Claire Hansel and Alexis Sponable (North Region Players of the Year) while Regina DeLozier and Jeff Pill (Men's Soccer) were named as the North Region Coaches of the Year.
Sponable earned the North Region MVP honor in 2018 and Hansel marks her third consecutive 1st-Team honor with her first career Player of the Year award.
Below is a breakdown of the awards:
|Mattie Bumpus||WVB||1st Team||*|
|Regina DeLozier||WVB||Coach of the Year||2019|
|Claire Hansel||WVB||Player of the Year||Three-time 1st-Team selection|
|Braeden Hansel||MSOC||1st Team||*|
|Emily Johnson||WVB||1st Team||*|
|Caitrin Kemlo||WVB||1st Team||*|
|Tim Kinzler||MSOC||1st Team||2019 1st-Team selection|
|Amy Montgomery||WSOC||1st Team||2019 1st-Team selection|
|Taylor Moses||WSOC||1st Team||*|
|Stephen Roer||MSOC||1st Team||*|
|Alexis Sponable||WSOC||Player of the Year||Three-time 1st-Team selection|
|Zeke Steuerwald||MSOC||1st Team||Three-time 1st-Team selection|
|Erica Ureke||WVB||2nd Team||*|
|Trisha Wright||WSOC||1st Team||*|
* denotes first career regional selection
Each student-athlete that received a 1st-Team selection is eligible for an All-American selection, which is decided by the coaches at the upcoming NCCAA DII national tournaments.