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Memorial Sea-Hawks Noseworthy, Rivkin named first-team all Canadians in women's soccer


Jessie Noseworthy and Hannah Rivkin of the Memorial Sea-Hawks have been named first-team U Sports All-Canadians in women’s soccer.

Alyssa Armstrong of St. John's, a midfielder with the Cape Breton University Capers, was also named a national first-team all-star.

This season, Noseworthy, a fourth-year striker, and Rivkin, a graduating midfielder, finished first and second in Atlantic University Sport scoring with 23 and 16 points, respectively, helping the Sea-Hawks finish second overall in the conference and a 10-1-1 record. 

Noseworthy, who led the conference in goals (14) and assists (9), was tied for the overall Canadian lead in goals and topped the nation in points, was named the 2016 AUS most valuable player. She and Rivkin, bioth from St. John's. were selected to the AUS first all-star team.

This is not the first time the two Sea-Hawks have earned national recognition. Noseworthy was selected to the CIS (now U Sports) second team in 2014, while Rivkin was named to the second team in 2013 and again last season. The last Sea-Hawk to be named a national first-team all-star was Laura Breen in 2009.

Alyssa Armstrong of St. John's, a midfielder with the Cape Breton University Capers, was also named a national first-team all-star.

This season, Noseworthy, a fourth-year striker, and Rivkin, a graduating midfielder, finished first and second in Atlantic University Sport scoring with 23 and 16 points, respectively, helping the Sea-Hawks finish second overall in the conference and a 10-1-1 record. 

Noseworthy, who led the conference in goals (14) and assists (9), was tied for the overall Canadian lead in goals and topped the nation in points, was named the 2016 AUS most valuable player. She and Rivkin, bioth from St. John's. were selected to the AUS first all-star team.

This is not the first time the two Sea-Hawks have earned national recognition. Noseworthy was selected to the CIS (now U Sports) second team in 2014, while Rivkin was named to the second team in 2013 and again last season. The last Sea-Hawk to be named a national first-team all-star was Laura Breen in 2009.

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