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Janna Stoup First-Team Daktronics All-Atlantic Region - 11/19/12

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Janna Stoup First-Team Daktronics All-Region Women's Soccer
     11/19/12...Pitt-Johnstown sophomore forward Janna Stoup (Carlisle, Pa.) was named First-Team Daktronics All-Atlantic Region Women's Soccer on Monday following voting by the region’s sports information directors.  The 2012 Regional Player of the Year is Gannon University's Mani Bruckener... (Full Release) 
     A total of 26 women’s soccer student-athletes from 13 different
institutions were named to the Daktronics Division II All-Region Team in the Atlantic Region.
     Stoup, who led the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WVIAC) in goals, points per game, goals per game, total points, and game-winning goals, also ranked second among all players on the All-Region team in total goals with 15 and led the region in game-winners with six.  Nationally, Stoup is sixth in game-winning goals (6), 12th in goals per game (.882), 15th in points per game (1.88), 18th total goals (15) and, 29th total points (32).
     Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) champion Slippery Rock University led all schools with four selections to the All-Region team and was the only institution to place more than one player
on the first team.
     Gannon, Alderson-Broaddus (WV) College and California University (Pa.) all placed three players on the All-Region team.
     The 2012 All-Region team features just six players that were previously named to a Daktronics All-Region team, including only one repeat first-team selection from last season in Slippery Rock defender Emer Flatley, and one three-time selection in West Chester University's midfielder Jen Hutchinson.
     The team is headlined by freshman standout forward Mani Brueckner, who claims her second Athlete of the Year honor after also being named the PSAC Player of the Year last week.  Brueckner finished her first year of collegiate competition with 10 goals, 13 assists and 33 points to lead Gannon in scoring.

2012 Daktronics NCAA Division II All-Atlantic Region Team
First Team

GK   Dana O’Neill  Slippery Rock  r-Jr.  Leonardtown, Md.
F    Mani Brueckner  Gannon  Fr.  Valencia, Pa.
F    Lucy Hannon  Slippery Rock  So.  Galway, Ireland
F    Liz Debo  Edinboro  So.  North Huntingdon, Pa.
F    Janna Stoup  Pitt-Johnstown  So.  Carlisle, Pa.
MF   Chelsea Crockett  California (Pa.)  So.  Gilmanton, N.H.
MF   Tonya Fabian  Indiana (Pa.)  Jr.  Pittsburgh, Pa.
MF   Elyse Surbaugh  Charleston  Sr.  Virginia Beach, Va.
MF   Tara O’Brien  Lincoln  So.  Twickenham, England
D   Aleisha Rees  West Virginia Wesleyan  Sr.  Cranberry Township, Pa.
D   Carly Collins  East Stroudsburg  r-Jr.  Monroe, N.Y.
D   Emer Flatley  Slippery Rock  Sr.  Galway, Ireland
D   Lauren Impey  Slippery Rock  Jr.  Northampton, England

Second Team
GK  Kate Laird  Alderson-Broaddus  Sr.  Morgantown, W. Va.
F   Melissa McKeary  West Chester  Sr.  River Vale, N.J.
F   Nicole Lehman  Alderson-Broaddus  Sr.  Orlando, Fla.
F   Haley Henderson  California (Pa.)  So.  Pickering, Ontario
F   Karisa Fernandez  Edinboro  Sr.  Zelienople, Pa.
MF  Sarah Black  Kutztown  Sr.  Hummelstown, Pa.
MF  Sammy Valloud  Gannon  Fr.  Erie, Pa.
MF  Jen Hutchinson  West Chester  Sr.  Levittown, Pa.
MF  Cree Julian  East Stroudsburg  Sr.  Etters, Pa.
D   Gwen Brand  Alderson-Broaddus  Sr.  Kingwood, Pa.
D   Kayla Fransko  California (Pa.)  Sr.  Monongahela, Pa.
D   Sarah Deck  Gannon  Sr.  Hamilton, Ontario
D   Holly Bigg  Charleston  So.  Limehouse, Ontario

Atlantic Region Player of the Year
Mani Brueckner, Gannon