Another remarkable season in the history of Santiago Canyon College Women’s Soccer officially came to a close last week as the players were recognized collectively, and individually for their many accomplishments in 2016 at the end-of season banquet in Tustin (see picture)
The 2016 Hawks won 20 of their 22 contests, claimed their 13th consecutive Orange Empire Conference title with a record of 15-0-1 and, in the classroom, five players had GPA’s of 4.0 for the semester.
In the individual awards, sophomore Lauren Sabella was recognized by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America as an All-American at the recent Coaches Convention in Los Angeles. Also in the awards was Renee De La Torre (All-State) and on behalf of the entire coaching staff, Coach Ian Woodhead (So Cal Regional Women’s Coach of the Year)
Other awards included..
Orange Empire Conference Awards
Coach of the Year- Ian Woodhead
First team All-league- Lauren Sabella, Renee De La Torre, Cassie Soto, Siera Pedroza.
Second team All-league- Jameelah Powell, Savannah Knight, Maddy Solder, Alondra Guzman.
Credit for a great season goes to all the players, as they strive to embrace a life of personal responsibility and accountability, and continue to work hard collectively and individually to achieve great things.
Lastly, a sincere thank you goes out to all the Hawks supporters near and far from the players and coaching staff for helping create the platform from which success is achievable. Thank you to you all.