KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The NAIA honors started to roll in over the weekend for the Raven Women's Soccer team after their run into their third straight NAIA national tournament.
On Friday, the Association released the Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athlete team, on Saturday the 2016 Women's Soccer All-Tournament team was released and today the 2016 Women's Soccer All-America Team was announced.
McShane led the Ravens this season with 35 points (14 goals, seven assists) playing in all 24 games and earned a first-team midfield selection. Intfen finished with 12 points (five goals, two assists) while starting in all 24 games for the Ravens to earn a first-team back position. Meyers also started in all 24 games for the Ravens this seaon and finished with 28 points (eight goals, 12 assists). No positions were given for the honorable mention team but Meyers spent time at both forward and midfield this season.
The first set of honors to come in for the program this year from the NAIA recognized the efforts of the players on both the field and the classroom. Anna Hagenkord, Hailey McEntee, McShane and Katie Miskin were among the 578 women's soccer players to earn Scholar Athlete honors this season. To earn a spot on the Scholar Athlete Team, a player must earn at least a 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale and be a junior in academic standing.
On Saturday with the conclusion of the national tournament, the NAIA released the All-Tournament Team. McShane was the only player for the Ravens to earn a spot on the 12-player All-Tournament team. Intfen was also recognized as the Champions of Character Select Sport America-NAIA Scholarship Recipient.
The Ravens finished the season at 20-4 after winning their fourth straight Heart Championship and third straight Heart Tournament Title. The Postseason NAIA Top 25 Coaches' Poll will be released on Wednesday afternoon by the Association.