BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. -- Concord's Natalia Jornet took home top honors from the Mountain East Conference win women's golf after earning Freshman of the Year and Player of the Year honors. Additionally, the University of Charleston's Will Johnson was named the league's Coach of the Year for the second-straight year.
Jornet, a native of Torranga, Spain, led all players this year with a 76.57 scoring average. Jornet was medalist at each of the MEC's selected events, including the MEC Championship last fall at Glade Springs.
Joining Jornet on the first team were the Notre Dame duo of Macie Hysell and Brianna Stokes, along with West Virginia Wesleyan's Katie Casey (pictured far left), Charleston's Lauren Crouse and UVa-Wise's Katie Pritchett.
Wheeling Jesuit had a pair of honorees on the second team in Leah Baughman and Bridget Lynn, as did Charleston in Lizzy Karsten and Alyssa Wrozier. West Liberty's Kaitlyn Bliss and West Virginia Wesleyan's Sandra Brink also earned second team honors.
The All-MEC teams, along with Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year honors, are determined by scoring average from seven rounds at select MEC events. The MEC Coach of the Year is determined by a vote of the league's coaches.
|2016-17 All-MEC First Team|
|Katie Casey||W.Va. Wesleyan||Sr.||North Canton, Ohio|
|Lauren Crouse||Charleston||Jr.||Glastonbury, Conn.|
|Macie Hysell||Notre Dame||Fr.||Ravenna, Ohio|
|Natalia Jornet||Concord||Fr.||Tarragona, Spain|
|Katie Pritchett||UVa-WIse||Fr.||Dry Fork, Va.|
|Brianna Stokes||Notre Dame||Sr.||Bellevue, Ohio|
|2016-17 All-MEC Second Team|
|Leah Baughman||Wheeling Jesuit||Jr.||Zanesville, Ohio|
|Kaitlyn Bliss||West Liberty||Sr.||Bridgeport, Ohio|
|Sandra Brink||W.Va. Wesleyan||Fr.||Hasselby, Swededn|
|Lizzy Karsten||Charleston||Fr.||Rochester, N.Y.|
|Bridget Lynn||Wheeling Jesuit||Jr.||Lemont, Ill.|
|Alyssa Wrozier||Charleston||Fr.||St. Louis, Mo.|
|2016-17 All-MEC Honorable Mention|
|Kelsey Albright||Charleston||So.||Point Pleasant, W.Va.|
|Katie Brownschidle||UVa-WIse||Jr.||Yorktown, Va.|
|Becca Davis||W.Va. Wesleyan||So.||Orefield, Pa.|
|Katelyn Sanders||Concord||Fr.||Oceana, W.Va.|
|Marci Schneider||Wheeling Jesuit||Jr.||West Union, Ohio|
|Rachel Williamson||Notre Dame||Jr.||Youngstown, Ohio|
|Player of the Year: Natalia Jornet (Concord)
Freshman of the Year: Natalia Jornet (Concord)
Coach of the Year: Will Johnson (Charleston)ll