MEC names Hampton All-MEC Honorable Mention
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (May 5) - Wheeling University women's soccer freshman defender Zayna Hampton (Hilliard, Ohio/Hilliard Darby) was tabbed as an All-Mountain East Conference (MEC) Honorable Mention selection announced the league office Wednesday afternoon.
In addition to earning all-conference status, Hampton was also selected to the MEC All-Freshman Team.
Hampton started all eight games for the Cardinals in the spring 2021 abbreviated season. She played in all 90 minutes of each match in the backfield for Wheeling.
The Hilliard, Ohio native helped the Cardinals lower their goals allowed from 4.39 goals in 2019 to 2.13 goals per game during the spring 2021 season.
Concord's Yasmin Mosby was voted as the Offensive Player of the Year after scoring nine goals and supplying six assists in helping the Mountain Lions to the MEC South Division title. UC's Madison Hansen was voted as the Defensive Player of the Year for her efforts in leading a Golden Eagles unit that allowed just three goals on the year while also scoring three goals with one assist. Fairmont State's Kiera Kuzinski, who scored five goals and had one assist for the Fighting Falcons, was tabbed as the MEC Freshman of the Year.
Notre Dame head coach Mike Shiels was selected as the Coach of the Year after guiding the Falcons to the North Division title and then leading his team to the MEC Tournament Championship.