NIACC's Altman earns first-team all-region honor

NIACC's Jessica Altman earned first-team all-region honors in 2018.
NIACC's Jessica Altman earned first-team all-region honors in 2018.

MASON CITY - For the second straight season, the NIACC women's soccer team has a first-team all-NJCAA Region XI selection.

Sophomore forward Jessica Altman earned first-team all-region honors in 2018 after scoring eight goals with three assists. Altman helped lead the Lady Trojans to a record of 6-7-1 overall and 4-4-1 in the ICCAC.

Altman totaled 11 goals and six assists in her two-year career with the Lady Trojans.

The six wins by the Lady Trojans in 2018 is the most in school history.

NIACC sophomore midfielder Kirrilly Hughes was a second-team all-region selection. Hughes, who was an honorable mention all-region selection as a freshman, collected six assists in her sophomore campaign.

Hughes scored two goals with six assists in her two-year career.

Also for the Lady Trojans, freshman defender Michaela Elford and freshman midfielder Rose Priestley were honorable mention all-region picks. Elford scored three goals and Priestley had two goals and four assists.

2018 First Team All-Region

Team

Name

School

Position

Year

1st

Ashley TeGanvoort

Dakota County

D

So.

1st

Chloe Bailey

Hawkeye

GK

So.

1st

Emily Murphy

Indian Hills

F

Fr.

1st

Emma Rosner

Indian Hills

F

So.

1st

Emily Branson

Iowa Central

AM

Fr.

1st

Julia De Oliveira

Iowa Central

W

So.

1st

Bruna Moureira

Iowa Central

F

So.

1st

Adelle Brown

Iowa Lakes

GK

So.

1st

Laura Chavez 

Iowa Western

F

So.

1st

Whitney Dockweiler

Iowa Western

GK

So.

1st

Veronica Herrera

Iowa Western

D

So.

1st

Kauany Sousa

Iowa Western

F

Fr.

1st

Jessica Altman

NIACC

F

So.

1st

Ellie Gess

Northeast

MF

So.

1st

Emma Weaver

Northeast

D

Fr.

1st

Oliviana Kramer

Scott

GK

So.

1st

Maria Victoria Serrano Pobo

Southeastern

CB

Fr.

 2018 Second Team All-Region

Team

Name

School

Position

Year

2nd

Sydney Flannery

Dakota County

F

So. 

2nd

Jadiah Jrieger

Hawkeye

CB

Fr.

2nd

Miranda Kurtt

Indian Hills

F

Fr.

2nd

Charlyann Pizzerelllo

Indian Hills

D

So. 

2nd

Vitoria Alves Balieiro

Iowa Central

CM

So. 

2nd

Bruna Bielski

Iowa Central

CM

Fr.

2nd

Mara Crimmins

Iowa Central

W

Fr.

2nd

Laura McGuinn

Iowa Lakes

CDM

Fr.

2nd

Moriah Lucas

Iowa Western

M

Fr.

2nd

Paige Moser

Iowa Western

M

So. 

2nd

Paola Ochoa

Iowa Western

M

Fr.

2nd

Ashley Overberg

Iowa Western

M

So. 

2nd

Kirrilly Hughes

NIACC

M

So. 

2nd

Mary Perez

Northeast

MF

Fr.

2nd

Amanda Stricker

Northeast

MF

Fr.

2nd

Dora Cacri

Scott

CM

Fr.

2nd

Skyler Johnston

Southeastern

OM

Fr.

 2018 Honorable Mention All-Region

Team

Name

School

Position

Year

HM

Lea Anderson

Dakota County

D

So.

HM

Ssheima Lara

Dakota County

M

So.

HM

Lauren Phillips

Hawkeye

RB

Fr.

HM

Sara Swiatly

Hawkeye

ST

So.

HM

Julie Gouilliart

Indian Hills

M

Fr.

HM

Jocelyn Walker

Indian Hills

D

So.

HM

Alayna Gray

Iowa Central

GK

So.

HM

Kersten Molina

Iowa Central

LB

So.

HM

Crystal Moilneaux

Iowa Lakes

CB

Fr.

HM

Isabela Polanco

Iowa Lakes

CM

Fr.

HM

Alex Boss

Iowa Western

F

So. 

HM

Jessica Curtis

Iowa Western

D

So.

HM

Michaela Elford

NIACC

D

Fr.

HM

Rose Priestley

NIACC

M

So.

HM

Dayla Miller

Northeast

D

Fr.

HM

Tayler Ohu

Northeast

F

So.

HM

Isabela Dias

Southeastern

ST

Fr.

HM

Juila Zaiver

Southeastern

CM/OM

Fr.

HM

Abbie Ohland

Scott

D

Fr.

HM

Kalee Schultz

Scott

CM

Fr.

2018 Player of the Year

Laura Chavez – Iowa Western

2018 Coach of the Year 

Adam Sanchez – Iowa Western