TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Four Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology women's soccer players earned all-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference honors Tuesday afternoon for their outstanding play during the 2017 season. Samantha Jacobs, Madeline Romeo, and Jessica Wells were named to the all-HCAC 1st Team. Carli Weinberg picked up all-HCAC 2nd Team honors as well.
Jacobs, a junior from Orland Park, Ill., was named to the all-HCAC 1st Team. She started 17 games this season for Rose-Hulman and was the team's top defender. Jacobs helped anchor a defense that allowed just seven goals in conference play. Jacobs also contributed two assists this Fall.
Madeline Romeo also picked up all-HCAC 1st Team honors on Tuesday. The senior from Woodland Hills, Calif. scored four goals, added five assists and earned 13 points in her final season in a Rose-Hulman uniform. For her career, she started 67 contests and made 69 appearances. Her career totals include 17 goals, 15 assists and 49 points. Her 17 career goals rank ninth in school history. Romeo was an all-HCAC 1st Team selection in 2016 as well.
Rounding out the all-HCAC 1st Team honors is sophomore Jessica Wells. Wells, the 2016 HCAC Freshman of the Year, led Rose-Hulman with 10 goals. She also added four assists and finished fourth in the conference with 24 points. Wells has started all 37 games in her career at RHIT and has scored 18 goals which places her eight in school history. Through two seasons she has scored eight game-winning goals.
Senior goalie Carli Weinberg was named to the all-HCAC 2nd Team. Weinberg started all 18 contests and was the team's top goalie in 2017. She recorded 87 saves this Fall which was good enough for fifth in the league. For her career, she recorded 141 saves and finished with a career save percentage of .815.
Senior Stef Panzenhagen earned all-HCAC Honorable Mention honors on Tuesday. She finished the Fall with three goals, two assists, and eight points. For her career, Panzenhagen started 49 contests and made 67 career appearances. She finished her career with five goals, seven assists, and 17 points.
Sophomore Maria Wohlsdorf was named to the all-HCAC Sportsmanship team Tuesday afternoon as well.
Rose-Hulman enjoyed another solid season on the field, winning seven matches and compiling a 4-3-2 record in HCAC play.