Meet the standout performers who earned All-Scholastic honors for their work this season:
Athletes of the Year
Division 1: Franklin
Kirshe scored 40 goals during the Panthers’ run to their first Division 1 state title. She capped her senior season by winning Hockomock League (Division 1) MVP honors and finishes with 102 goals and 44 assists. She will attend Williams.
Division 2: Canton
Berman earned All-American honors thanks to a 46-goal, 14-assist campaign. The senior striker (and two-time All-New England team member) finished as a three-time Hockomock League MVP, netting 136 goals and 40 assists. She will play at Maryland in the fall.
Division 3: Norwell
Conway posted a 0.57 goals-against average this season, helping the Clippers advance to the State Division 3 semifinals. She earned a spot on the All-New England team and was the Division 3 Player of the Year. She has committed to Boston University.
Aha earned IGC MVP honors for the second straight year, helping Montrose defend its league title. She tallied 32 goals and 25 assists to lead the league in scoring for a fourth straight year. She also plays basketball and hopes to play soccer in college.
Andrew departs as a four-time Hockomock League All-Star with back-to-back trips to the Division 1 South final. The senior midfielder, who plans to play at Providence next season, finished with 60 career goals.
Berche netted 20 goals this season to finish her career with an even 50. The forward was named the South Coast League’s Offensive Player of the Year and to the All-New England team. She plans to study nursing in college.
Boegel netted 22 goals and 11 assists in her senior season with the Warriors. She graduates having had a hand in 44 goals in her career (30 goals, 14 assists). The EMass All-Star has committed to play soccer at Fairfield.
Borkan finished her career 67-6-16 in net for the Warriors, with two Division 2 state titles. This season she posted a 0.43 goals-against average and was named the Tri-Valley League MVP. She’s committed to play at the University of New Hampshire.
Central Catholic, senior
The senior defender won Merrimack Valley Conference MVP honors, helping the Raiders hold opposing teams to a 0.6 goals-against average. Also named to the All-New England team, she plans to play for Holy Cross next season, where she’ll be pre-med.
The senior fullback earned Northeastern Conference MVP honors by anchoring a defense that held opponents to just three shots and 0.4 goals per game. She also contributed five goals and eight assists in her career.
Dowd was slowed this season by a hamstring injury, but still managed 27 goals and 13 assists. In her four years, the striker (who was last year’s Division 1 Player of the Year) finished with a school-record 204 goals and 56 assists. She will attend Boston College.
Harty broke her coach’s (Kristin Simpson) single season scoring mark at Beverly, finishing with a Massachusetts-leading 50 goals and 12 assists. The striker, who is also first in her class academically (4.73 GPA), found the net in 19 of the Panthers’ 22 games this season.
Hennessey’s sport of choice is lacrosse (which she will play at Harvard), but she was a Middlesex League All-Star in soccer, finishing with six goals and 11 assists from her center midfield position. She was also named to the All-New England team.
Henry helped lead Hotchkiss to an 11-4-3 record and a trip to the semifinals in the New England Championships, the school’s first tournament appearance in five years. She is also a Founders League all-star in track and enjoys writing for the school newspaper.
Lehan helped control the defense from her center back spot helping Rivers to a second-place finish in the ISL and Class B NEPSAC tournament. She earned All-State and All-League honors and was named ISL defensive MVP. A high honor student, she also plays basketball.
Chase Collegiate, junior
McCauley was virtually unstoppable this season, leading Chase Collegiate to a 21-0 mark. She scored 79 goals, giving her 123 for her career. A high honors student, she plays club soccer for Allerton and hopes to continue playing in college.Continued...