Spalding soccer Lands Six Players on SLIAC All-Conference Team

 

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Spalding women’s soccer had six players named to the 2017 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference women’s soccer all-conference team Saturday evening in St. Louis, Mo. Alnee Tutson earned first team honors, Ashlee Wilson and Baylee Tabler were named to the second team, while Abby McGimsey, Ali Bumblis and Kelsie Huffman landed third team honors.

Tutson, a junior from Louisville, Ky., was named SLIAC First Team All-Conference. The defender started all nine conference games helping the Golden Eagles record four shutouts against SLIAC competition, as well as a 1.05 goals against average.

Ashlee Wilson and Baylee Tabler earned SLIAC Second Team All-Conference honors. Wilson, a freshman goalkeeper from Henderson, Ky., finished the season with a 2-3-0 record earning 19 saves, while holding an 0.67 goals against average which ranked second in the SLIAC. Tabler, a senior forward from Bardstown, Ky., played in nine conference games talliying seven goals, including two game-winners and had five assists. Tabler ranked eighth in the SLIAC in total points during conference play with 19.

Abby McGimsey, Ali Bumblis and Kelsie Huffman received SLIAC Third Team All-Conference honors. McGimsey, a midfielder from Louisville, Ky., played in nine conference games scoring goals, including one game-winner this season. Bumblis, a defender from Hendersonville, Tenn., started all nine conference games helping the defense to four shutouts and the fourth best goals against average in the conference. Sophomore Kelsie Huffman, a forward from Louisville, Ky., played in eight conference games finding the back of the net for four goals and connecting on three assists.

McKenna Pfeiffer was named to the All-Sportsmanship Team, which recognizes one individual from each team, selected by coach and teammates for displaying exemplary sportsmanship on and off the field. Pfeiffer played in six conference games allowing six goals for a 1.45 goals against average.