Corboz Named BIG EAST Midfielder of the Year, Menges Tabbed Defensive Player
Nov. 8, 2013
WASHINGTON - Two Georgetown University women's soccer players were recognized as the league's top midfielder and defensive standout, while six members of the team earned all-league honors at the BIG EAST Conference postseason banquet, held in Milwaukee.
The Hoyas, 15-1-2 overall and 7-1-1 in the BIG EAST during the 2013 regular season, are the No. 2 seed in the tournament and play No. 3 seed DePaul on Friday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. ET at Valley Fields in Milwaukee, Wis.
Junior midfielder Daphne Corboz (Green Brook, N.J./Watchung Hills) was named the BIG EAST Midfielder of the Year, the second-straight year she earned a major conference award, winning Offensive Player of the Year honors last season.
Senior Emily Menges (Garden City, N.Y./Garden City) was named the BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Year.
Corboz and Menges were selected to the All-BIG EAST First Team, along with senior midfielder Kailey Blain (Merrimack, N.H./Merrimack).
Senior Alexa St. Martin (Westford, Mass./Westford Academy) and senior forward Kaitlin Brenn (Branchburg, N.J./Somerville) earned All-BIG EAST Second Team honors and junior goalkeeper Emma Newins (Glen Allen, Va./Deep Run) was selected to the third team.