DOMINICAN ATHLETICS 2016 Women's soccer year in review

The 2016 Fall season saw the Stars post a 13-6-1 overall record, good for the fourth-best winning percentage (.675) in program history. The Stars finished third in the NACC regular season standings before advancing to the 2016 NACC Tournament Finals for the fourth time in program history and first time since 2010.
Tania Paez | Sophomore | Berwyn, Ill.

Following the season, sophomore Tania Paez became just the fifth player in program history to garner all-region honors from the NSCAA, landing on the 2016 NSCAA All-Central Region Third Team. Paez, a First Team All-NACC selection on the year, finished the season with four goals and 12 assists for a total of 20 points.

Josseline Williams | Freshman | Kaysville, Utah

Josseline Williams was voted Co-NACC Freshman of the Year after she tallied 13 goals and three assists for a total of 29 points, ranking second in the NACC in goals, points and shots (74). For her rookie campaign, Williams has notched five game-winning goals, including a pair of overtime game-winners, leading the conference with three game-winning goals in league play.

Jackie Viola | Sophomore | Park Ridge, Ill.

Viola was one of five Stars to garner All-NACC honors from the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference following the 2016 season. Viola, a Second Team All-NACC selection along with Josseline Williams, appeared in all 20 games for the Stars, making 20 starts and collecting six goals and three assists to rank third on the team with 15 points.

Juniors Tania Martinez and Lexi Kiotis both received honorable mention All-NACC honors after anchoring the Stars' defense in 2016. Together the duo helped the Stars to post a 1.17 goals against average, third-best in the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference, with nine shutouts.
Future looks bright for the Stars with a trio named to the 2016 NACC All-Freshman Team.
Freshmen Sara Bartczyszyn (bottom), Alexis Hoskins (top right) and Josseline Williams (top left) all were selected to the NACC All-Freshman Team representing three of the 14 freshmen in the NACC in 2016.

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