The University of Bridgeport, the East Coast Conference regular season and championship tournament winners, placed nine players on women’s soccer all-conference teams. The Purple Knights also dominated the league’s major awards, bringing home four of five of those accolades.
Freshman Jess Lazlo, a Westhill High product out of Stamford, was named the ECC Rookie of the Year. Junior midfielder Nicola Worthington was selected the Defensive Player of the Year and freshman Jennifer Wedelius was named the Goalkeeper of the Year. Bridgeport coach Magnus Nilerud, in his 17th season, was selected the Coach of the Year by his peers.