Five Purple Knights Selected To 2018 United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II Women's All-East Region Team

Five Purple Knights Selected To 2018 United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II Women's All-East Region Team

Kansas City, Mo.-Five members of the University of Bridgeport women's soccer team, who are preparing to face UC San Diego in Thursday's NCAA Division II National Semifinals, have been selected to the 2018 United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II Women's All-East Region Team.

Earning First Team honors are juniors Maegen Doyle (Harwich, England) at the forward position and Elin Eklund (Gothenburg, Sweden) in the midfield.

A pair of Purple Knights received Second Team All-Region accolades from the United Soccer Coaches in seniors, goalkeeper Jennifer Wendelius (Lidingo, Sweden) and defender Karoline Vieira (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil).  Junior forward Nara DaCosta (Pancas, Brazil) was selected to the Third Team All-East Region Team.

Head coach Magnus Nilerud and his staff were recognized for their outstanding job this season with their selection as the 2018 United Soccer Coaches East Region Staff of the Year, and the group is now in the running for National Staff of the Year honors.

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