Four Brown Women's Soccer Players Named All-Ivy; Moos Named Ivy League Rookie of the Year
Nov. 13, 2003
Seniors Sarah Gervais (Harrisville, RI), Julie Herrold (La Crescenta, CA), and Michaela Sewall (Newton, MA), were selected to the 2003 Women's Soccer All-Ivy Team, along with freshman Kathryn Moos (Wayzata, MN), who was named the 2003 Ivy League Rookie of the Year.
Moos, who is Brown's first Women's Soccer Rookie of the Year since Bekah Splaine '01 in 1998, led the Bears with nine goals, including a League-leading seven goals in Ivy League contests. A three-time Ivy League Rookie of the Week and one-time Player of the Week after notching a hat trick in Brown's 3-2 win over Cornell, Moos is Brown's first 20-point scorer since 2000 when Kim Lanzire '02 ended the year with 21 points. Moos was also recognized as an Honorable Mention All-Ivy selection.
Sewall earned Honorable Mention recognition a year ago, and is making her second straight appearance on an All-Ivy Team, earning First Team honors this season. She led the Bears this year in assists with six (second in the League), including five in Ivy games, while finishing second on the team with 16 points (5 goals, 6 assists), 10th in the Ivy League. A 2002 SoccerBuzz Third Team All-Region selection, her 15 career assists ranks eighth all-time among Brown's career assist leaders.
Gervais, who is also making her second appearance on an All-Ivy team, was named Second Team All-Ivy, after earning First Team All-Ivy recognition a year ago. Gervais led all Ivy League goalies with 82 saves, while posting a 0.75 GAA, second in the Ivy League, and a .854 save percentage with a League-leading seven shutouts. The Ivy League Player of the Week after posting back-to-back shutouts over Northeastern and New Hampshire, Gervais also earned a spot on the Soccer Buzz Elite Team of the Week that same week. She will leave Brown with 10 career shutouts, having played a part in 23 Brown shutouts during her career, helping the team to 10 in 2000 and then three in 2001 (splitting time with Brown's other keeper during those two seasons). Last year, Gervais recorded three shutouts.
Rouding out Brown's All-Ivy selections is Herrold, who is making her first appearance on an All-Ivy Team as an Honorable Mention selection. A midfielder, Herrold finished as the Bear's third-leading scorer with nine points, while finishing second on the team with five assists.
The Brown women's soccer team finished the season with a 10-4-2 record, its first winning season since 2000, and a 4-3, third place, finish in the Ivy League. The Bears return six of the top-ten scorers from this year for next season, including two of the top three scorers in Moos and sophomore Meghan Schreck (Hudson, MA).