Ellefsen and Domiano win additional post-season honors
Wednesday, December 9, 2009

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — BSU juniors Ashlee Ellefsen (Hugo, Minn.) and Alysha Domiano (Dayton, Minn.) were named to the 2009 NSCAA Women’s NCAA Division II All-Central Region Third Team for their efforts in the 2009 campaign that saw the Beavers go 11-6-2 (7-5-1 NSIC).

Both Ellefsen and Domiano were named to the 2009 Daktronics All-Central Region Women’s Soccer Second Team and both were honored with All-NSIC Team selections this year, Ellefsen (First Team) and Domiano (Second Team).

Ellefsen had a standout junior year. She broke the school records for most career points (80), most career goals (32), and game-winning goals (11). She also tied the school record for most assists in a season (7). Ellefsen was named All-NSIC First Team and was awarded NSIC Offensive Player of the Week for the week of Oct. 27 - Nov. 1.

On the season, Ellefsen scored 13 goals and notched seven assists for a total of 33 points. It was her best single-season performance at BSU after scoring 16 points (7G, 2A) her freshman year and 31 points (12G, 7A) in her sophomore season.

Domiano was a crucial part of the Beaver backline all year. Her efforts in the defensive third helped the Beavers limit their opponents to just 17 goals, which established a school record. The defense helped record seven shutouts including a scoreless streak that spanned from Sept. 20-27.

Players selected for the All-Central Region teams are voted on by the coaches in the central region. The central region consists of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference and the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference.

First Team
Pos. Name Year School Hometown
K Briana Schulze Jr. Colorado Mines Golden, Colo.
D Kathryn Gosztyla Sr. Metro State Lakewood, Colo.
D Joanna Drennen Sr. Mary Bismarck, N.D.
D Nichole Kluk Sr. Fort Lewis Durango, Colo.
M Jamie MacArthur Sr. Fort Lewis Durango, Colo.
M Gina Paletta Sr. Minnesota State-Mankato Omaha, Neb.
M Clare Dahmen Sr. Minnesota-Duluth Hopkins, Minn.
M Marissa Davis Fr. Regis University Golden, Colo.
F Becca Mays Sr. Metro State Highlands Ranch, Colo.
F Kayla Mitchell Sr. Colorado Mines Golden, Colo.
F Lauren Sturdivant Jr. Winona State Eagan, Minn.

Second Team
Pos. Name Year School Hometown
K Becca Maloney Sr. Metro State Lakewood, Colo.
D Jessica Stark Jr. Colorado Mines Golden, Colo.
D Maria Leider Jr. Minnesota-Duluth Duluth, Minn.
D Reegan Lloyd So. Minnesota-Duluth Woodbury, Minn.
M Madison McQuilliams Jr. Metro State Lakewood, Colo.
M Cori Beard Jr. Winona State Libertyville, Ill.
M Chelsea Recihard Sr. Regis University Salt Lake City, Utah
F Jen Thomas Sr. Metro State Lakewood, Colo.
F Laura Leber Jr. Minnesota State-Mankato Omaha, Neb.
F Alexandra Pafko So. St. Cloud State Blaine, Minn.
F Jordan Miller So. Regis University Santa Fe, N.M.

Third Team
Pos. Name Year School Hometown
K Hannah Bengtson Jr. Minnesota-Duluth Lino Lakes, Minn.
D Megan Rowland Jr. Winona State Geneva, Ill
D Kristen Carpentier Sr. Minnesota State-Mankato Prior Lake, Minn.
D Heidi Boersma Sr. Regis University Lakewood, Colo.
D Alysha Domiano Jr. Bemidji State Dayton, Minn.
M Megan Woodworth Fr. Colorado Mines Golden, Colo.
M Maggie Fedor Jr. Northern State Monticello, Minn.
M Amy Tanaka So. Mary Bismarck, N.D.
F Daniela Ramirez Jr. Mesa State Rupert, Idaho
F Hayley Hollenga So. Fort Lewis Durango, Colo.
F Ashlee Ellefsen Jr. Bemidji State Hugo, Minn.

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