Thoden and Marzocca Named IWLCA All-Region

Thoden and Marzocca Named IWLCA All-Region

- Thoden named First Team All-Boardwalk Region, Marzocca earns Second Team honors -

Grand Lake, Colo. - The IWLCA has honored 256 student-athletes in Division III with a selection on one of the All-Regional teams for 2014. These student-athletes are now eligible for inclusion on the IWLCA All-American teams, which will be announced on Monday May 19. The IWLCA will honor the National All-Americans at the IWLCA All-American banquet on Saturday June 7, 2014 at the Radisson Hotel Valley Forge in King of Prussia, Pa.

Junior midfielder Christy Thoden (Bayport, N.Y.) was named First Team All-Boardwalk Region after leading the Rams to an 18-2 record this season and a berth into the NCAA Division III National Tournament. Thoden led the Rams in draw controls (155), caused turnovers (50) and ground balls (67), while ranking second in goals (46), assists (39) and points (85). She led the Skyline in draw controls per game (7.75) and was second in both points per game (4.25) and assists per game (1.95). In Division III, Thoden ranks sixth for draw controls, 21st in caused turnovers, 28th in assists and 46th in points. Thoden broke her own single-season school records for draw controls, ground balls and caused turnovers.

Junior midfielder Nicole Marzocca (North Babylon, N.Y.) earned Second Team All-Boardwalk Regions honors this year. She led Farmingdale State in goals (59), assists (47), points (106) and free-position scores (6) and was second in caused turnovers (31), draw controls (52) and ground balls (32). Marzocca was the conference leader in assists per game (2.35), points per game (5.30) and game-winning goals (5). Marzocca ranks 11th in the Nation in points, 16th for assists, 23rd in assists per game and 65th in goals scored. Marzocca set the single-season FSC record with her 106 points this season.


All-Boardwalk Region Team

First Team:

Jamie Blondina, Rowan University, Jr., Midfield

Kendal Borup, The College of New Jersey, Jr., Attack

Lauren Callaghan, Rowan University,  Sr., Defense

Krysta Cento, Drew University, Jr., Midfield

Tierney Conlon, Montclair State University, Jr., Attack

Jen Garavente, The College of New Jersey, Sr. Attack

Meredith King, Montclair State University, So., Defense

Nikki Kleiman, Drew University, Jr. Attack

Michelle McGinniss, Susquehanna University, Sr., Midfield

Lauren Pigott, The College of New Jersey, Sr., Midfield

Nicole Pineda, The College of New Jersey, Sr., Defense

Kelly Schoneveld, Montclair State University, Sr., Midfield

Christy Thoden, Farmingdale State College, Jr., Midfield

Reagan Vier, Ramapo College, Jr., Goalkeeper

Becca Wood, Rowan University, Jr., Attack


Second Team:

Lindsay Barrie, Rowan University, Sr., Goalkeeper

Emma Ehler, Susquehanna University, Jr., Midfield

Ava Fitzgerald, The College of New Jersey Jr., Attack

Carlie Flake, Richard Stockton, Sr. Midfield

Krissa Henderson, Montclair State University, Sr., Defense

Emma Jones, Susquehanna University, Jr. Defense

Melina Juliano, Misericordia University, Jr. Midfield

Lauren Karpovich, The College of New Jersey, Jr., Defense

Nicole Marzocca, Farmingdale State College, Jr., Midfield

Ciara Mastrodomenico, Kean University, Sr., Midfield

Alexandra Mattiace, Drew University, Jr., Defense

Kelly O'Brien, Rowan University, Fr., Midfield

Kara Rafferty, Stevens Institute of Technology, Sr., Attack

Bryn Reid, Susquehanna University, Jr., Attack

Courtney Rendinaro, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Jr., Attack

Erika Wilcox, Stevens Institute of Technology, So., Midfield