Rachel McCloskey (foreground) and Georgia Robert (left) received all-conference plaudits for their 2016 college seasons.
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016 – Congratulations to these Des Moines Menace women who have received postseason honors for their colleges in 2016:
- Goalkeeper Kaylin Swart (2014-15 Menace) set the Menlo College (Calif.) record for GAA (0.82) and earned a spot on the NAIA all-America third team.
- Defender Rachel McCloskey (2015-16), who transferred from Minnesota to Menlo, joined Swart on the All-Golden State Athletic Conference Team.
- Defender Georgia Robert (2016), Lynn (Fla.), is part of the NCAA Division-II Sunshine State Conference second team.
- Midfielder Alyce Correia (2016), from nearby William Penn, is on the NAIA Heart of America Athletic Conference second team.
- Defender Mary Brandt (2015-16) represents Northern Iowa on the Missouri Valley Conference second team.
- Forward Sarah Brandt (2016) also represents UNI on the MVC second team.
Congrats also to the Menace's members of the Women's Premier Soccer League All-Star Team:
- Midfielder Jordan Bishop
- Goalkeeper Haley Morris
- Midfielder Nicole Pearson
- Defender Georgia Robert
- Forward Whitney Sharpe
In the team's fifth season, the Menace went 6-1-1 and finished second in the WPSL Heartland Region to the defending league champ Chicago Red Stars Reserves.