Malone Selected To 2016 NEWISA Senior Bowl
WORCESTER, Mass. – Senior defender Claire Malone has been selected to the New England Women's Intercollegiate Soccer Association (NEWISA) Senior Bowl, as announced by the organization on Tuesday. The game will take place at Merrimack College in North Andover, Mass. on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 2:00 p.m.
Malone started in all 17 games on the back line for the Crusaders during the 2016 season. She tallied one assist on the year in the Crusaders’ 2-2 tie at Navy, which set up freshman midfielder Kelly Crowley’s first collegiate goal. Malone helped lead a Crusader defense that maintained a 0.96 goals against average for the year.
In her career, Malone appeared in every game over the course of four seasons, totaling 70 appearances. She also started for Holy Cross in 68 of those games. In that time she notched three assists and added 31 total shots. She also serves as a Veteran Leader in the Holy Cross Leadership Academy, and was named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll in 2014.
Holy Cross finished its 2016 campaign with a 3-12-2 record and a 2-5-2 mark in Patriot League play.
NEWISA 2016 Senior Bowl Selections
Nicki Turley, Central Conn. State
Emily Armstrong, Connecticut
Mimi Borkin, New Hampshire
Kristin Shea, Providence
Sydney Calas, Brown
Toriana Patterson, Connecticut
Caitlin Smallfield, Hartford
Claire Malone, Holy Cross
Jill Clapp, Providence
Meg James, Vermont
Carly Gould, Brown
Maddie Damm, Connecticut
Lilly Radick, New Hampshire
Kathryn Hiller, Providence
Jess Fontaine, Quinnipiac
Alex Jenkins, Vermont
McKenzie Meehan, Boston College
Hayley Dowd, Boston College
Rachel Hill, Connecticut
Steph Ribeiro, Connecticut
Megan Burke, Massachusetts
Rachel Ugolik, Providence
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