Five Chippewas Earn All-MAC Honors, Four All-Freshmen

Kaelyn Korte (6) smiles at a member of the Mt. Pleasant Extreme U10 Soccer Club as she explains how to line up during pregame on Oct. 9, 2015. Youth soccer players have an opportunity to be on the sidelines during many home games as ball attendees.

Five Chippewa women’s soccer players were awarded 2015 All Mid-American Conference Team honors, Thursday, all will be returning in 2016.

Ann Arbor junior midfielder Eliza Van de Kerkhove received the highest honor, making the All-MAC Second Team.

Van de Kerkhove recorded three goals and six points, playing in all 19 games.

A MAC-high, four freshmen from CMU earned post-season honors, making the Freshmen All-MAC Team.

Team leading scorer forward/midfielder Alexis Pelafas logged four goals, eight points and 36 shots, appearing in all 19 games.

Goalkeeper Zoie Reed went 6-8-2 in her freshmen campaign. Reed recorded 71 saves, finishing with a 1.25 goals against average and six shut outs.

Hartland forward Madison Pogarch ended with seven points, three assists and two goals.

Grand Rapids defender Mary Carlson had one assist, competing in all 19 games. 

The Chippewas' (6-10-3, 5-5-1 MAC) season ended Nov. 1 in a first round conference playoff loss to Buffalo in shootouts. 


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