McSwain, Jordan named to all-WSL girls soccer 1st team
ALL 4A WESTERN SLOPE LEAGUE GIRLS SOCCER
Player of the Year: Mariel Gutierrez, Sr., Eagle Valley
Coach of the Year: Stephen Baxter, Eagle Valley
Logan Nash, Sr., Battle Mountain; Acacia Ortiz, Sr., Battle Mountain; Emily Cope, Jr., Battle Mountain; Grace McSwain, Sr., Glenwood Springs; Tasha Jordan, Sr., Glenwood Springs; Mariel Gutierrez, Sr., Eagle Valley; Jordi Floyd, Jr., Steamboat Springs; Natalie Bohlmann, Jr., Steamboat Springs; India Hilty, Jr., Palisade; Ocoee Wilson, Jr., Steamboat Springs; AR Kachin, Sr., Palisade; Camilla Petterson, Soph., Eagle Valley.
Lexi Vanderhoven, Jr., Summit; Carol Stepinewski, Jr., Glenwood Springs; Rose Sandell, Soph., Eagle Valley; Jessie Adams, Fr., Eagle Valley; Benneke Gayle, Fr., Eagle Valley; MorganCroke, Sr., Battle Mountain; Molly Phannenstiel, Sr., Battle Mountain; A.J. Davies, Jr., Battle Mountain; Brier Youngfleish, Jr., Palisade; McCala Read, Sr., Delta; Kriston Gardner, Sr., Delta.
Three members of the Glenwood Springs High School girls soccer team were honored when the Class 4A all-Western Slope League team was announced recently.
Making the first team for the Demons were a pair of seniors in midfielder Tasha Jordan and defender Grace McSwain. Earning an honorable mention for Glenwood was junior midfielder Carol Stepniewski.
McSwain will play soccer for NCAA Division II contender St. Edwards in Texas in the fall. The Demons finished the season with a 4-11-0 overall record.
Earning Player of the Year honors was Eagle Valley senior forward Mariel Gutierrez, who will play soccer next year at Division I Northern Colorado in Greeley in the fall. Her coach, Stephen Baxter, was named the league’s coach of the year.
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