Women’s Soccer’s Etzel, Carchio Earn NEWISA All-New England

Women’s Soccer’s Etzel, Carchio Earn NEWISA All-New England

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Brown University women's soccer junior goalkeeper Christine Etzel and sophomore midfielder Abby Carchio have earned Second Team NEWISA All-New England honors, the New England Intercollegiate Women's Soccer Association announced on Thursday.

A native of Madison, Conn., Etzel ranks third on Brown's career shutouts list with 19 shutouts, fourth on Brown's career wins list with 27 wins, and 10th on Brown's career saves list with 209 saves. She gained Honorable Mention All-Ivy honors won Ivy League Player of the Week on Oct. 30. In Ivy play, ranked second in the conference in shutouts (four), third in goals-against average (.561), and third in save percentage (.879) She helped the Bears post four shutouts in Ivy League play for the first time since 1992.

A native of Lakeville, Mass., Carchio earned First Team All-Ivy honors this past season. She played in and started 14 games, ranking fifth on the team in points (seven), goals (two), and assists (three). She posted a season-high three points on a goal and an assist vs. Sacred Heart (Sept. 24), while netting a goal at Hartford (Aug. 31).

The duo helped Brown post an 11-5-0 record this fall, giving the Bears their most wins since going 13-4-0 in 2000. Brown also set a single-season program record with four overtime victories.

2017 NEWISA All-New England Selections 

First Team
GK, Mia Nies, UNH, Sr.
B, Jennifer Cafferky, Central Connecticut, Sr. (%)
B, Kendra Prince, UNH, Sr.
B, Carlin Hudson, Yale, Sr. (%)
M, Sam Coffey, Boston College, Fr. (#)
M, Remy Borinsky, Dartmouth, Jr.
M, Sierra Stone, Hartford, So.
M, Hannah Lopiccolo, Northeastern, Sr.
F, Brooke Murphy, UNH, Sr.
F, Kayla Cappuzzo, Northeastern, Sr.
F, Michelle Alozie, Yale, Jr. (*) 

Second Team
GK, Christine Etzel, Brown, Jr.
GK, Shelby Hogan, Providence, Fr.
B, Gianna Mitchell, Boston College, Fr.
B, Haley Nolan, Hartford, Jr.
B, Julieanne Ross, Northeastern, Fr.
B, Katie Day, Providence, Jr.
M, Abby Carchio, Brown, So.
M, Kelly Halligan, Central Connecticut, Sr.
M, Vivian Bell, Connecticut, Jr.
M, Gaby Dorsey, UNH, Jr.
M, Sarah Martin, Vermont, Sr.
F, Jenna Bike, Boston College, So.
F, Kess Elmore, Connecticut, Fr.
F, Nadya Gill, Quinnipiac, So. 

(*) - Highest overall vote getter on the ballot
(%) - Highest vote getter among the Backs
(#) - Highest vote getter among the Midfielders