LC's Olsen and Sadowski, W&L's Hogan also Honored
FOREST, Va. --- Lynchburg College forward Dessi
Dupuy earned the ODAC Player of the Year award as one of three LC
Hornets taking home special honors as part of the All-ODAC women's
soccer awards. LC mentor Dr. Todd Olsen was tabbed the ODAC
Coach of the Year, while defender Rachel Sadowski was selected as
the ODAC/Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete by the league's
sports information directors. Washington and Lee University
defender Ashley Hogan received ODAC Rookie of the Year
Dupuy, a junior from Lynchburg, Va., is currently leading the ODAC in points (48) and goals scored (21) as LC prepares to enter the NCAA Division III Women's Soccer Tournament. She registered at least one point in 15-of-22 games played this season, notching four or more points six times. She finished the regular season and ODAC tournament with 20 points over four games, including a pair of hat-tricks. If she remains atop the ODAC in points and goals scored throughout the Hornets stay in NCAA play, Dupuy will have topped the conference all three of her years in crimson and gray in goals scored and two out of three years in points accumulated. She's racked up 75 goals and 168 points in her career, placing her third and sixth, respectively, in the ODAC's record books.
Olsen is in his 20th season guiding the Lynchburg women's soccer program. This is the eighth time he's earned the ODAC's top coaching honor, having last secured the award in 2010 and 2011. He led the Hornets to their 12th conference title in program history this season, tying Randolph-Macon College for the most ODAC women's soccer crowns all-time. Lynchburg will be making its 14th appearance in the NCAA Tournament in the last 17 years.
Hogan, a freshman from North Chesterfield, Va., adds the ODAC Rookie of the Year award to an All-ODAC First Team selection. She stepped into W&L's back line and started all 18 games she played. She helped lead a Generals' defense that led the league in fewest goals allowed (9) and lowest goals-against-average (0.42). Those numbers improved against league foes, tying Lynchburg for tops in fewest goals allowed (3) and lowest GAA (0.25).
Sadowski, a senior from Lewes, Del., carries a 3.97 grade point average as an Environmental Science major. She was named a CoSIDA Academic All-America Second Team selection, as well as a NSCAA First Team Scholar All-American, in 2012. She's a perennial member of both the Lynchburg Dean's List and the All-ODAC Academic Team. On the field, Sadowski is a two-time All-ODAC First Team honoree, earning those laurels in each of the past two seasons. She was also named the 2012 College Division State Player of the Year by VaSID. She anchored a defensive unit that gave up only three goals and a 0.25 GAA in league play, while only surrendering 10 goals and a 0.45 GAA overall in 2013. Sadowski got in the attack on occasion, notching two goals and three assists for seven points.
Listed below are the 2013 All-ODAC Women's Soccer Teams. For more information, visit any of the participating schools’ websites, or go to the ODAC’s home on the Internet at www.odaconline.com. Don't forget to become a fan of the ODAC on Facebook and follow the ODAC on Twitter at @odacathletics. Check out the ODAC's YouTube channel.
2013 ALL-ODAC WOMEN'S SOCCER TEAMS
Player of the Year: Dessi Dupuy, Jr., F, Lynchburg
Coach of the Year: Dr. Todd Olsen, Lynchburg
Rookie of the Year: Ashley Hogan, Fr., D, Washington and Lee
ODAC/Farm Bureau Insurance Scholar-Athlete: Rachel Sadowski, Sr., D, Lynchburg
|ALL-ODAC FIRST TEAM|
|Kaitlyn Clunan||So.||Virginia Wesleyan|
|Haley Ward||Jr.||Washington and Lee|
|Kerry Knauss||So.||Virginia Wesleyan|
|Holley Beasley||Jr.||Washington and Lee|
|Angel Horowitz||Sr.||Virginia Wesleyan|
|Ashley Hogan||Fr.||Washington and Lee|
|Addie Healy||So.||Washington and Lee|
|ALL-ODAC SECOND TEAM|
|Nora Osei||Jr.||Eastern Mennonite|
|Lauren Abraham||Jr.||Washington and Lee|
|Alexis Blight||Sr.||Washington and Lee|
|ALL-ODAC THIRD TEAM|
|Erica Merriman||Jr.||Emory & Henry|
|Jasmine Dao||So.||Virginia Wesleyan|
|Kristen Mack||Jr.||Virginia Wesleyan|
|Willow Hubbard||Fr.||Emory & Henry|
|Allie Ketzler||So.||Virginia Wesleyan|