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Kerns, Frush tabbed first team All-IIAC

Ashley Kerns is an All-Iowa Conference first team honoree for the second straight season.
Ashley Kerns is an All-Iowa Conference first team honoree for the second straight season.

Wartburg senior midfielder Ashley Kerns received All-Iowa Conference first team honors for the second straight season. Junior forward Brittany Frush, a second-team honoree last year, was also named to the first team.

The Knights finished 10-6-4 and fourth in the IIAC with a 4-2-1 record.

Wartburg defenders Lisa Trizzino and Brinkly Werkman and freshman forward Alyssa Hewitt were named to the second team.

Midfielder Ashley Frush and goalkeeper Beth Crow received honorable mention.

Loras forward Katie Truesdale and Luther defender Erin Wilson were named Offensive and Defensive MVPs. Central’s Mike Kobylinsky took home Coach of the Year honors. Regular season and tournament champion Dubuque leads all schools with six all-conference selections.

First Team All-IIAC

GK — Sydney Lunardi (Central)

D — Liz Daniels (Central), Lauren Waddell (Dubuque), Erin Wilson (Luther), Mackenzie Stump (Simpson)

MF — Brittany Hinton (Central), Jordan Holmes (Coe), Elly Arend (Luther), Ashley Kerns (Wartburg)

F — Sarah Fathallah (Coe), Megan Siepler (Dubuque), Katie Truesdale (Loras), Brittany Frush (Wartburg)

Second Team All-IIAC

GK — Tiffany Duncan (Dubuque)

D — Sam Richards (Buena Vista), Kelsey Graefen (Dubuque), Lisa Trizzino (Wartburg), Brinkly Werkman (Wartburg)

MF — Abby Hillmer (Central), Melanie Prudhomme (Dubuque), Claire Murphy (Loras), Kristina Everding (Loras)

F — Kelsey Fauser (Coe), Kyleigh McLaughlin (Dubuque), Melissa Chasse (Luther), Ellie Bunz (Luther), Alyssa Hewitt (Wartburg)

Honorable Mention

GK — Hannah Wilson (Loras), Beth Crow (Wartburg)

D — Kayla Sunvold (Central), Katilyn Yanecek (Coe)

MF — Katie Lynn (Dubuque), Lauren Hughes (Luther), Erika Balk (Luther), Ashley Frush (Wartburg)

F — Tori Carson (Buena Vista)

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