Eight Hamilton College women's soccer players and head coach Colette Gilligan were honored by the Liberty League on Nov. 1 when the league announced its 2007 all-star team.
Gilligan and assistants Patty Kloidt and Amanda Nobis were selected the league's Coaching Staff of the Year for the third time in five seasons. Hamilton (13-0-1 overall) completed the first unbeaten regular season in team history and earned a share of the league's regular season title. The Continentals are No. 8 in this week's NCAA Division III top 25 coaches poll and have already set a program record with 47 goals this season.
Erica Dressler '09 (Farmington, Conn./Miss Porter's School), Megan Brousseau '08 (Heidelberg, Germany/Heidelberg American HS) and Caitlin McGilley '08 (Northfield, N.J./Lawrenceville School) were voted to the all-league First Team by the league's coaches.
Anne Graveley '11 (Queensbury, N.Y./Queensbury HS), Nicole Tetreault '08 (Guilderland, N.Y./Guilderland HS), MacKenzie Pelletier '10 (Peabody, Mass./Governor Dummer Academy) and Alison Grant '08 (Medfield, Mass./Medfield HS) were placed on the second team. Taylor Brady '08 (Charlotte, Vt./Champlain Valley Union HS) received honorable mention recognition.
Dressler set team records with nine assists and 31 points in 14 games this season. The forward is tied for second in the league with 11 goals. Dressler was on the all-league Second Team in 2006.
Brousseau led a defense that allowed just six goals and posted nine shutouts in 14 games. Opponents averaged just 10.5 shots per game. Brousseau was an all-league First Team pick last year.
McGilley ranks second in the league with a .46 goals against average and is sixth in NCAA Division III with a .920 save percentage in 14 games. She recorded six shutouts this year and has 20 for her career, which is a program record. McGilley was Second Team all-league in 2006.
Graveley scored seven goals and added three assists in 14 games. The forward led the team with four game-winning goals, including one in overtime to give Hamilton a 3-2 win at SUNY Oneonta on Oct. 27. She is seventh in the league with 1.21 points per game.
Tetreault tallied nine goals and was credited with three assists in 14 games. The forward ranks fourth in the league with 1.50 points per game. She was on the all-league Second Team last year.
Pelletier started all 14 games at midfield and scored three goals. She also had two assists and tied for fourth on the squad with eight points.
Grant is on the all-league Second Team for the third time in her career. She helped lead a defense that allowed just six goals and posted nine shutouts in 14 games. Grant started all 14 games and picked up one assist.
Brady scored four goals on just eight shots from her midfield position. She has eight points in 13 games this year. Brady scored two goals on corner kicks that she directed into the goal.