November 2, 2012

Stueve named first-team All-MIAA; Clark, Sanders, Laughlin named Honorable Mention

Kansas City, Mo. – Missouri Southern senior forward Megan Stueve was named first-team All-MIAA today, while senior midfielder Candis Clark, senior defender Cortney Sanders and junior forward Tiffany Laughlin were named All-MIAA honorable mention, as announced by the conference office.

Putting together one of the top individual seasons in MSSU soccer program history, Stueve finished the year with a MIAA league-leading 13 goals and 27 points, while ranking third in the conference with 59 shots, including 31 on goal.  Accumulating a hat trick in a 3-0 win at home over Nebraska-Kearney on September 23, Stueve was named MIAA Conference Player of the Week for her performance.

Notching four-game winning goals on the year, including the winner in a 1-0 double overtime win at Missouri Western last Friday, Stueve accounted for 13 of the Lions 23 goals on the year.  Finishing her career with 23 goals, 50 points and 113 shots, Stueve finished third, fourth and fifth in Lions soccer program history in goals, points and shots respectively.

In addition, three other Lions were also honored for their performance this year being named All-MIAA honorable mention. Senior midfielder Candis Clark finished the year second on the team in goals with two, including the game-winner in a 2-1 win at home over Fort Hays State. 

Senior defender Cortney Sanders was also named honorable mention, helping the Lions pitch two shutouts while holding opponents to a .147 shooting percentage. 

Finally, junior forward Tiffany Laughlin was named honorable mention finishing the season second on the team with nine points, while being tied for second in the league with seven assists, including assisting both goals in a 2-1 win at home against Washburn. 

The Lions finished the year with a 5-10-3 record, falling 4-0 at Central Oklahoma on Tuesday in the first round of the MIAA tournament.

For a complete list of All-MIAA teams, visit http://www.themiaa.com/news/2012/11/2/WSOC_1102122038.aspx