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Three Blugolds earn First Team All-WIAC honors

Three Blugolds earn First Team All-WIAC honors

By Tommy McGowan, UWEC Sports Information

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. ( - The 2019 All-Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Women's Soccer Team has been announced, with three Blugolds on the First Team.

WIAC Release

Kiki Kussow (Fr.-Green Bay, WI/Notre Dame), Emma Stange (So.-Andover, MN/Anoka) and Emily Sullivan (Sr.-Medina, MN/Wayzata) were the Eau Claire players receiving honors.

It is the four straight season Sullivan has earned WIAC First Team honors. She put four goals in net this season, while adding five assists. Sullivan will finish her Eau Claire career with 23 goals in total. The senior is only the four player in Blugold history and 11th player in WIAC history to be a four-time All-WIAC selection.

Stange would finish 2019 with three goals, adding four assists herself. Both of those would be career highs for the midfielder. She scored in the Blugolds most recent match, a close loss to UW-River Falls.

Kussow was crucial in aiding a strong Eau Claire defense that finished the year with nine shutouts. She also added a goal on the year, part of a dominant 6-1 victory over Ripon College.

In addition, Grace Kolpin (Jr.-Plymouth, MN/Wayzata) was also named to the All-Sportsmanship Team.

The Blugolds finished 2019 with a 14-6 overall record and 5-3 inside the WIAC.

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