Middlebury

All-NE and All-Americans Announced

December 1, 2004

12/1/04 - Five members of the <?xml:namespace prefix = "st1" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Middlebury College field hockey team were honored by being named to the All-New England team. Juniors Janie Mackey (St. Louis, Mo.) and Channing Weymouth (Plymouth, N.H.), along with sophomore Claire Edelen (Sparks, Md.) were all named to the first team, while senior Ashley Pullen (Oakland, Maine) and sophomore Meghan McGillen (E. Harwich, Mass.) were second-team selections. Mackey then earned second-team All-American honors, while Edelen was named to the second team. The five players helped Middlebury to an 18-2 season and a trip to the NCAA title game.

Mackey is honored after winning NESCAC Player of the Year honors last month. She had a stellar season, leading a Middlebury defense that allowed a mere 1.23 goals/game. Mackey and the Middlebury defense shutout nine opponents this season and have won 37 of its last 40 games. She was also in on the offense, owning four goals and three assists for 11 points in '04.

Weymouth earns first-team honors after earning first-team All-NESCAC honors. The midfielder was a steady presence for the Panthers, playing in all 20 games. Her eight assists ranked her second on the team, while owning two goals for 12 points on the season.

Edelen earns first-team honors as a sophomore after being second on the team in scoring this season with 15 goals and 11 assists for 41 points. The first-team All-NESCAC selection helped lead a Middlebury offense that led the NESCAC with 4.62 goals/game this season.

Pullen earns second-team honors from the midfield, after earning second-team All-NESCAC honors. She scored six goals and dished out five assists this season for 17 points in '04. The senior was also selected to take part in the North/South senior all-star game.

McGillen earns second-team All-New England honors in the Middlebury net. The sophomore played in all 20 games this season, missing just 60 minutes of action all year. She sported a minuscule 1.23 goals against average with an .831 save percentage and seven solo shutouts.