Concordia had five players earn MIAC postseason honors. League-leading scorer Katelyn Dold was named to the All-MIAC Team.
Dold And Four Earn MIAC Honors!
MOORHEAD, Minn. (3/4/10)-- Concordia sophomore scoring sensation Katelyn Dold (St. Cloud, Minn./St. Cloud Tech HS) was named to the MIAC All-Conference Team and four other Cobber players earned conference postseason awards it was announced by the MIAC league office on Thursday.
Dold was joined by freshman Macy Leland (Brooklyn Park/Park Center HS) as well Emily Sell (Jr., Williston, N.D.), Kayla Thorson (Sr., Rugby, N.D./Minot HS) and Kaylee Black (Barrie, Ontario/York University) to earn MIAC awards. Leland, Sell and Thorson were all placed on the MIAC All-Conference Honorable Mention Team and Black was the team's representative on the All-MIAC Sportsmanship Team. Leland was also named to the MIAC All-Rookie Team.
It is the first time for everyone except for Thorson to earn postseason honors. Thorson receives All-Conference Honorable Mention honors for the second consecutive year.
The five players helped Concordia finish with a 12-11-2 overall record and a 7-9-2 mark in the conference. It is the first time since the 2002-03 season that the Cobbers have finished with a winning record.
Dold had a breakout season as she finished the year with 15 goals and 21 assists for 36 points in all games and 12 goals and 16 assists for 28 points in conference play. She led the league in scoring and assists in overall games and MIAC contests. She was first in the league in goals in conference games but second in overall games. Dold had at least one point in 13 of the team's 16 conference games. She had tallied multiple points in eight of the league games.
Leland was one of the team's top defensemen and finished the year with three goals and five assists for eight points and three goals and three assists for six points in conference games. She was third on the team in +/- with a +7 mark in the 16 MIAC games. She scored her first collegiate goal against Augsburg on Jan. 23.
Sell had a stellar offensive season. She was third in the league in overall games with 15 goals and 14 assists for 29 points. In conference games she finished with eight goals and 12 assists for 20 points. She was fifth in the league in scoring in MIAC games. She was also 10th in goals and fourth in assists. Sell was tied for the league lead in shorthanded goals with three.
Thorson finished the year third on the team in scoring in league games and fourth in total games. She had seven goals and four assists for 11 points in conference contests and nine goals and eight assists for 17 points in the team's 25 games. It is the second consecutive season she has posted double-digit point totals in both conference and overall games and the third straight season she has had at least 10 points in all games.
Black was one of the three seniors on the team and led by example. She was fifth on the team in assists in overall games and tied for fifth in league games. She finished the season with two goals and seven assists for nine points.