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4 Lady Wildcats earn top honors in The Heart Of America Athletic Conference

Culver Stockton Wildcats
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Updated: Nov. 6, 2021 at 2:05 PM CDT
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QUINCY (WGEM) - The Culver-Stockton College women’s soccer team placed four players on the Heart of America Athletic Conference Women’s Soccer All-Conference team.

Senior midfielder Jody Ellis was named to the first team, senior forward Angela Lloret and freshman defender Savannah Stauffer were named to the second team, while sophomore defender Sierra Schlemmer was named to the third team. In addition, Head Coach Tyler Tomlinson and his coaching staff earned Coach of the Year honors.

Ellis, of Troy, Illinois (Triad HS), was named to the all-conference team for the third straight season. Ellis, who was third team in 2019 and second team last season, earned first team honors after registering seven goals and eight assists despite missing three games. Three of her seven goals were game-winners. Ellis had five goals and five assists against conference opponents.

Lloret, of Alicante, Spain, netted six goals and seven assists for 19 points during the regular season. Lloret had four goals and four assists in Heart play this season. She had one game-winning goal.

Stauffer and Schlemmer anchored a backline that allowed just 13 goals and recorded nine shutouts during the regular season. Stauffer added three assists, while Schlemmer garnered two assists offensively.

Meanwhile, Tomlinson was named Coach of the Year for the first time after leading the Wildcats to a 13-4-1 overall record and an 8-3-1 mark in the Heart. The 13 victories ties the school record for wins, and the eight conference victories is a program high.

The Wildcats, seeded fourth in the Heart of America Athletic Conference, is scheduled to host fifth-seeded Baker University Saturday, Nov. 6, at Ellison Poulton Stadium. The Wildcats defeated Baker 3-1 during the regular season. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m.

(C-SC Athletic Dept. Release)

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