Early and Plester Highlight Eight Bulldogs that Received All-MIAA Honors

Early and Plester Highlight Eight Bulldogs that Received All-MIAA Honors

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has announced its All-MIAA recipients of the 2014 season. The Bulldogs had eight players recognized for their outstanding 2014 seasons including senior midfielder Hannah Early who was named MIAA Most Valuable Offensive Player and freshman midfielder Brianna Plester who received Rookie of the Year honors.

Hannah Early (senior from Shelbourne, Ont., Canada) received Most Valuable Offensive Player and first team All-MIAA honors following her outstanding season in which she finished second in the MIAA and 18th nationally in goals per game (4.13). Early also finished the season with 66 goals which placed her 26th in Division III. She totaled 77 points on 66 goals and 11 assists. She also compiled 73 draw controls, 38 ground balls and caused nine turnovers. Early led the Adrian College offense that finished first in the MIAA in both goals per game (20.75) and points per game (27.62). She is being honored as first team All-MIAA for the second time in her career.

Brianna Plester (freshman from Orangeville, Ont., Canada) has been a major contributor for Adrian since her first game as a Bulldog as she has received Rookie of the Year honors and has been named a first team All-MIAA midfielder. Plester has led Adrian to league-leading 20.75 draw controls per game while she has led all of Division III in the category with 10.72. Plester has compiled 72 points on 53 goals and 19 assists while totaling 47 ground balls and 172 draw controls. Plester ranks ninth in the MIAA in goals per game (3.13), second in assists per game (1.62) and fifth in points per game (5.00). Plester is being honored as first team All-MIAA for the first time in her career.

Maddie Dugan (senior from Rochester Hills, Mich.) has been a driving force on attack for the Bulldogs all season as she received first team All-MIAA honors. Dugan has totaled 71 points on 51 goals and 20 assists. She has also compiled 25 ground balls and a team-leading .812 shot on goal percentage. Dugan ranks first in the league in game winning goals (3), fourth in assists per game (1.38) and fourth in goals per game (3.88). Dugan is receiving All-MIAA honors for the second time in her career.  

Michelle Sandlin (junior from Baltimore, Md.) has been honored as a first team All-MIAA defender. Sandlin has led the Bulldog defense that has allowed the fewest goals in MIAA action (40) and helped to record the first shutout in MIAA history (5/24 vs. Trine). Sandlin has compiled 21 ground balls, nine draw controls, and caused nine turnovers. Sandlin is being honored as first team All-MIAA for the first time in her career.

Jul Tehovnik (senior from Sewickley, Pa.) has been selected as second team All-MIAA goalkeeper. Tehovnik has compiled a league-leading 5.00 goals against average while recording the first shutout in MIAA history (5/24 vs. Trine). Tehovnik allowed a mere 40 goals in conference play while leading the MIAA with a .487 save percentage. Tehovnik is being honored as All-MIAA for the first time in her career.

Christine Campbell (freshman from Columbus, Ohio) has been selected as second team All-MIAA attack. Campbell has been steady force on the Bulldog attack all season as she has recorded 31 points on 23 goals and eight assists. Campbell has also totaled 18 ground balls and caused four turnovers. She is being honored as All-MIAA for the first time in her career.

TaShina Salas (sophomore from Denver, Colo.) is being honored as second team All-MIAA midfielder. Salas has been a driving force both offensively and defensively in 2014. She totaled 63 points on 52 goals and 11 assists while also causing 27 turnovers and recoding 50 ground balls. Salas finished third in the MIAA in points per game (5.38), fourth in assists per game (1.38) and third in goals per game (4.00). Salas is being honored as second team All-MIAA for the second time in her career.

Laurel Van`t Hof (senior from Park City, Utah) is being honored as second team All-MIAA defender. Van't Hof totaled nine ground balls, one draw control and six caused turnovers. Van't Hof helped lead the Bulldog defense that allowed the fewest goals in MIAA action (40) and recorded the first shutout in league history (5/24 vs. Trine).