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Seven Lady Cougar Soccer players earn post-season honors

Seven Lady Cougar Soccer players earn post-season honors

Seven players from the Barton Community College women's soccer team recently received post-season awards following the conclusion of its 9-7 season and reaching the region final four for the fourth straight year.  The Lady Cougars' had two sophomores and five freshman being named to the 2015 Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference All-Conference team while one landed on the twenty-two member All-Region VI team.

Leading the selections was midfielder Maria Munoz repeating her second team All-Conference and All-Region selection.   The sophomore from Topeka, Kansas, battled injuries late in the season but made an impact throughout the season anchoring the Barton offense with two goals and four assists.

Despite changing positions to more of a defensive role, Garden City sophomore Maria Rodriguez scored two goals and distributed two assists repeating all-conference honors landing on the second team following last year's first team conference and second team region honors.Leading the group of five freshman to receive honors, Jennifer Mendez was the lone Lady Cougar to land on the second team after leading Barton in scoring with fifteen goals and thirty-three points.

Four Lady Cougars received honorable mention honors led by forward Denise Cuenca and midfielder Natalie Espino-Kennedy.  Cuenca finished second on the team with six goals and eighteen points while tying Espino-Kennedy for the team lead with six assists.  Rounding out the honorable mention list for Barton were midfielder Dominique Milsap and defender Hannah Knaak.