All-EWC Soccer: Falls leads in All-EWC picks

All-EWC Soccer: Falls leads in All-EWC picks


All-EWC Soccer: Falls leads in All-EWC picks


Conference champion Sheboygan Falls had seven players receive All-Eastern Wisconsin Conference recognition this season.

The Falcons, who finished a perfect 14-0, were led by first-team selections Mackenzie Schnell (midfielder) and Kelly Jens (defender).

Tiffany Fischer (forward) and Andrea Rusch (midfielder) made the second team while Hailey Tomlinson (defender), Erin Beeck (defender) and Katie DePagter (midfielder) received honorable mention.

Plymouth, which finished second behind Falls, and New Holstein led the conference with three players on the first team each.

For the Panthers, Becca Ebbott (forward), Christina Schicker (midfielder) and Rachel Francis (defender) earned first-team nods while Erin Diefenthaler (forward), Danielle Brenner (defender) and Crystal Reese (keeper) made it for New Holstein.

Kiel’s Abby Gilsdorf was the Raiders’ lone first-team pick.

First team

Forward — Paige Birschbach, jr., Campbellsport; Erin Diefenthaler, sr., New Holstein; Becca Ebbott, jr., Plymouth

Midfielder — Shannon Miller, jr., Kewaskum; Abby Gilsdorf, sr., Kiel; Christina Schicker, sr., Plymouth; Mackenzie Schnell, sr., Sheboygan Falls

Defender — Danielle Brenner, so., New Holstein; Rachel Francis, jr., Plymouth; Kelly Jens, sr., Sheboygan Falls

Keeper — Crystal Reese, sr., New Holstein

Second team

Forward — Niki Meunier, jr., Kiel; Tiffany Fischer, so., Sheboygan Falls; Taylor Navis, sr., Waupun

Midfielder — McKenna Jacobs, sr., New Holstein; Hannah Klecka, sr., Plymouth; Andrea Rusch, sr., Sheboygan Falls; Jamie Wegner, sr., Waupun

Defender — Carly Ottery, sr., Campbellsport; Kayla Bastian, sr., Kewaskum; Rachel Vargas, sr., Plymouth

Keeper — Samy Krupp, sr., Kiel

Honorable mention

Forward — Brooke Birschbach, fr., Campbellsport; Ashley Mohr, jr., Two Rivers

Midfielder — Theresa Flood, jr., Campbellsport; Kayla Berttam, sr., New Holstein; Katie DePagter, so., Sheboygan Falls; Paige Navis, sr., Waupun

Defender — Leah Ruplinger, jr., Campbellsport; Hannah Meyer, jr., Kiel; Emily Schirmer, jr., Plymouth; Hailey Tomlinson, jr., Sheboygan Falls; Erin Beeck, so., Sheboygan Falls

Keeper — Emma Sippel, so., Campbellsport


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