Friday, December 18, 2009

This list is pretty long

Devin Petta earned another honor this week, taking home ECAC Rookie of the Year. Petta, who in just one season has made a major impact for Northeastern women's soccer, has a whole slew of honors that recognize her incredible talent.

In the 18 games of her freshman season, Petta scored 14 goals and recorded seven assists for a total of 35 points. She broke the long-standing Northeastern record for points in a season, as well as matched the single-season records for goals and assists. Petta also had seven game-winning goals, the most in a single Northeastern season, and only two shy of the program’s career benchmark.

Petta finished the regular season second in the nation is scoring among freshmen, and her points per game average (1.94) was 11th overall among Div. I players. She led the CAA this year in goals, goals per game, points, points per game and game-winning goals.

Below is her list of achievements:

CAA Co-Rookie of the Week, Aug. 31, 2009
Nike Invitational All-Tournament team
CAA Rookie of the Week, Sept. 28, 2009
Top Drawer Women’s Soccer Team of the Week, Sept. 28, 2009
Student Athlete of the Week, Sept. 29, 2009
Sports Illustrated’s Faces in the Crowd, Oct. 19, 2009
CAA Rookie of the Week, Oct. 26, 2009
CAA Rookie of the Week, Nov. 2, 2009
All-CAA Rookie team, Nov. 5, 2009
All-CAA first team, Nov. 5, 2009
CAA Rookie of the Year, Nov. 5, 2009
CAA Player of the Year, Nov. 5, 2009 All-Rookie team, Nov. 12, 2009
NSCAA All-Mid-Atlantic Region first team, Dec. 4, 2009
NSCAA All-America second team, Dec. 8, 2009
NEWISA All-New England first team, Dec. 7, 2009
ECAC Rookie of the Year, Dec. 17, 2009
Soccer America All-Freshman second team, Dec. 17, 2009

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