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Loper Soccer Team Places Four On All MIAA Team

Loper Soccer Team Places Four On All MIAA Team

Kearney, Neb. – The Nebraska Kearney women’s soccer team has placed four members on the 2018 All-MIAA team. The squad, voted upon by the head coaches, was released this afternoon. The Lopers tabbed were defender Molly Willis (Kearney H.S.), midfielders Ciera Clark (Omaha North H.S.) and Tori Weber (Lincoln Southeast H.S.) and goalkeeper Allie Prososki (Kearney Catholic H.S.). Each was named honorable mention. Weber earns her third All-MIAA honor and joins Montanna Hosterman (2013-15) and Sarah Talcott (2010; 2012-13) as the only Lopers to be named all-conference three times in a career. Next, both Prososki and Willis are now two-time All-MIAA picks with Clark nabbing her first such honor. In 2018 UNK’s defense held its opponents to 32 goals in 18 games. Having two shut outs, the Lopers also allowed just 12 shots per game. Willis, a junior, not only played in every contest but never came off the field, logging all 1,662 minutes this year.

Behind her in goal was Prososki who went 5-7-0 and posted a 1.48 goals against average. One of three keepers to play this fall, she had a team-high 48 saves and will return to the program next fall. Prososki began her career as a Loper basketball player and Offensively, Clark led UNK in points (10) and goals (five) and was third in shots (19). She appeared in all 18 games and twice scored two goals in a game to tie a school record. Finally, Weber joined Willis and Bellevue sophomore Megan Cook as the only field players to start all 18 games. She had 18 shots, three points (one goal and one assist) and ranked fourth in minutes played with 1,367. Central Oklahoma, which dethroned Central Missouri as the MIAA Champion, picked up the Offensive Player (Katie Killon), Defensive Player (Kelsey Gordon), Goalkeeper (Kelsi Gibson), Freshman (Taryn Kedzior) and Coach (Mike Cook) of the Year. UNK posted a 5-12-1 (3-7-1) mark this fall, finishing in 10th place in the 12-team MIAA. The Lopers were three points (one more league win) from a seventh place tie.

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