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Multiple Pilots recognized at NCCAA tournament

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Several Pilots on the soccer teams and the women’s volleyball team that competed in the National Christian College Athletic Association’s championship tournament last weekend were recognized for their outstanding play and achievement.

In women’s soccer, Seniors Julika Phommarath, Courtney Engel and Kiran Hodges made the All-Tournament Team. Phommarath also won the Game Plan for Life Award which recognizes an athlete that epitomizes Christian character qualities of love, integrity, faith and excellence. Doro Schulz represented the Pilots as a scholar athlete.

For men’s soccer, standout Romaine Francis made the All-Tournament team, Braeden Owen and Herby Magny were selected to the 1st and 2nd All-American team respectively, and Naaman Sturrup was recognized as a scholar athlete.

The women’s volleyball team had seniors Shayna Staerk and Sam Bridle selected for the 2nd All-American team. Both women are repeat All-Americans, as Bridle made the 1st All-American team last year and Staerk was named the AVCA All-American in 2015.

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Author - Naaman Sturrup

Naaman Sturrup

Athletic Writer

Naaman is a Communications & Media student, directing his writing interests to athletics.