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Six Lady Bison Soccer Players Named All-GAC

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RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. - The Harding women's soccer team had seven players named All-Great American Conference on Wednesday. Bethany SutherlandHannah Wilhelm and Melita Sutherland were named first team, Morgan Springborn and Carley Stevens were second team and Jessica Woessner was honorable mention.

Bethany Sutherland, a sophomore forward from Orange, California, was first-team All-GAC. It is the second-straight season she has been first team. Sutherland scored a team-leading 13 goals and had four assists.

Melita Sutherland, a senior defender from Orange, California, was first-team All-GAC for the second straight season. She was also a Crafton Tull Distinguished Scholar Athlete for her work in the classroom. Sutherland has scored two goals and added four assists this season.

Hannah Wilhelm, a senior defender from Greenille, Texas, was first-team All-GAC for the first time in her career. She has two assists and has been an essential part in Harding's seven shutouts this season.

Carley Stevens, a junior forward from Arlington, Texas, was second-team All-GAC. It is the second straight year she received the award. Stevens is third on the team in goals with four and leads the team with six assists. She was also awarded the Crafton Tull Elite Scholar Athlete for having a 4.00 GPA.

Morgan Springborn, a junior forward from Muskogee, Oklahoma, was second-team All-GAC for the first time in her career. She is second on the team with six goals and has four assists.

Jessica Woessner, a freshman goalkeeper from Long Lake, Minnesota, was honorable mention All-GAC. Woessner has a 10-5-1 record with five shutouts and has a .792 save percentage.

Asia Hollingsworth, a sophomore from Uncasville, Connecticut, received the Crafton Tull Distinguished Scholar Athlete Award.

Harding will be back in action on Thursday when it takes on Ouachita at 12 p.m. in the first round of the GAC Tournament in Weatherford, Oklahoma. Southwestern Oklahoma earned the right to host after winning the GAC regular season.


 

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