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Women's Soccer Hands Out Team Awards

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By Doug Austin
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HANOVER, N.H.  –  The Dartmouth women’s soccer team handed out annual team awards at its season-ending banquet, which celebrated the accomplishments of the 2013 season. Seven awards, including Player of the Year, were handed out.

In addition to the seven awards, the team also paid tribute to the Class of 2014 for their outstanding contributions to the Dartmouth women’s soccer program.

Larry Garrity Award: Holly Patterson

Established in 1995 in honor of a faithful Dartmouth fan, this award is presented to the most outstanding first-year player, as selected by her teammates.

Patterson played in 16 games as a rookie for the Big Green and registered one goal and one assist for three points.

Goal of the Year:  Holly Patterson vs. Columbia. October 26, 2013

Patterson’s tally was part of a 4-2 win for the Big Green over Columbia. The goal was the lone goal in Patterson’s freshman campaign.

Wally Bell Award: Ari Kenyon

Established in 2002 in memory of one of the team’s most faithful fans, Wally Bell, father of Gretchen Bell ‘01, who will always be remembered by the program for his caring, generosity, kindness and support. The award is presented to the player, who in the opinion of her teammates represents the true meaning of being a teammate on and off the field.

Kenyon completed her collegiate career in 2013 and played in 12 games as a midfielder and had one assist against Vermont as a freshman

Keith Kurowski Award: Kim Rose

This award was established in memory of a true soccer fan and it is presented to a player whose teammates felt displayed Kurowski’s same courage and enthusiasm despite great adversity.

A three-time captain and a tri-captain as a senior, Rose started 51 games with two goals and one assist for five points in the midfield. As a junior she was named to the All-Ivy Second Team.

Coaches Recognition Award: Marina Moschitto

Presented to the player, who in the opinion of the coaching staff, has been instrumental to the success of the team through her playing ability, commitment and contribution to team spirit.

A tri-captain in 2013, Moschitto started in 50 of 66 games in a Green and White kit. She totaled 13 goals and six assists for 32 points playing both the midfield and as a forward. Moschitto was named to the Ivy League Honorable Mention team as a freshman and junior

Lucinda Fernald Cup: Emma Brush

This award was established in 1984 in honor of the first captain of the women’s varsity soccer team by a gift from the Edward Tuck ‘50 family. It is presented to the player who best displays ability, leadership, sportsmanship, enthusiasm and dedication to the Dartmouth women’s soccer program, as selected by the coaching staff.

A two-time captain and a tri-captain this season, Brush scored 14 goals and had 20 assists for 38 points as a forward. This fifth-year senior has been named to the All-Ivy Academic twice, All-Ivy First Team twice, All-Ivy Second Team, NSCAA Scholar All-Region Second-Team, NSCAA All-Region Third-Team, and back-to-back CoSIDA Academic All-Region. 

Player of the Year: Jackie Friedman & Emma Brush

Presented to the player, who in the opinion of both her teammates and the coaches, was the most valuable on the field.

Friedman was a big part of the developing back unit for the Big Green that allowed 0.96 goals against on the season. She was rewarded with a spot on the All-Ivy Second Team. One of the best offensive defenders in the Ancient Eight this season, Friedman finished with four assists and 20 shots. The Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. native was instrumental in the 0-0 double-overtime draw with St. John’s on September 20. Friedman finished the game with four shots and hit the post on a free kick.