Six Named to Academic All-Region, Swift and Sanborn Named Academic All-Americans

Six Named to Academic All-Region, Swift and Sanborn Named Academic All-Americans

(KANSAS CITY, Missouri) - The 2018 United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II Women's Scholar Regional Team and All-American teams were released this week and Walsh landed six women's soccer players on the All-North/Central Regional Team and two players on the All-American Team.

Corynne Swift and Brianna Sanborn were named to the All-North/Central Regional First Team, as well as the All-American Third Team. They are the first NCAA All-Americans in program history. Swift is a senior defender for the Cavaliers from Loveland, Ohio. She majors in Occupational Therapy and has a perfect 4.0 GPA. Sanborn is a junior forward from Twinsburg, Ohio. She is a Business major with a 3.88 GPA. 

Mickey McClanahan, Emily Joyce, Alisha Himes, and Olivia Peters were named to the All-North/Central Regional Second Team. Mclanahan, a Franklin, Ohio native, is the Cavaliers goalkeeper. She is a junior Philosophy and Government/Foreign Affairs major with a 3.60 GPA. Joyce, a senior defender for the Maroon and Gold, is a Business major with a 3.84 GPA. She's a native of Avon, Ohio. Himes, a junior midfielder originally from Lebanon, Ohio, is a nursing major with a 3.41 GPA. Peters rounds out the Cavaliers named to the All-Region team, as a junior forward. She is from Glenview, Illinois and is currently majoring in Physical Therapy with a 3.98 GPA. 

These outstanding Cavaliers helped lead their team to an appearance in the G-MAC finals, as well as the first ever NCAA postseason victory in program history.

View the full 2018 United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II Women's Scholar All-North/Central Regional Team: https://unitedsoccercoaches.org/web/Awards/Recipients/2018_United_Soccer_Coaches_NCAA_Division_II_Women_s_Scholar_All-North_Central_Region_Team.aspx

View the full 2018 United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II Women's Scholar All-American Team: https://unitedsoccercoaches.org/web/Awards/Recipients/2018_United_Soccer_Coaches_NCAA_Division_II_Women_s_Scholar_All-America_Team.aspx