LANCASTER, Pa. – Three Washington College women's soccer players garnered All-Centennial Conference honors in a vote conducted by the conference's 11 head coaches. Senior midfielder Arianna Sabatino (Dix Hills, N.Y./Half Hollows Hills West) was named All-Centennial second team and both senior midfielder/forward Olivia Sabatino (Dix Hills, N.Y./Half Hollows Hills West) and freshman forward Emily Jacoby (Jackson, N.J./Jackson Memorial) received all-conference honorable mention. This is the first time Washington College has placed three players on the all-conference team as the Shorewomen had two players make all-conference in 2010 and 2017.
Arianna Sabatino is the first Washington College player to be named All-Centennial on three occasions in women's soccer as she was honorable mention in 2016 and second team in 2017. In her senior season, she led the team with seven goals and was second on the squad in points (17) as she added three assists. Through the conclusion of the Centennial Conference Tournament, she eighth in the Centennial in goals and ninth in points. Arianna Sabatino finishes her Washington career tied for most goals (20) and second in points (48) as she chipped in with eight helpers.
Olivia Sabatino, who was a second team selection last fall, joins Gabby Devaud '12 and Tori Ripple '12 as two-time all-conference picks from Shorewomen Soccer. The senior was second on the squad in assists (6) and fourth on the Shorewomen in points (14), while adding four goals. Her six assists ranks third in the Centennial through the end of the conference tournament. Olivia Sabatino finishes her career as the program's all-time leader in points (57) and assists (17), while tied with her twin sister Arianna in goals (20).
In her rookie campaign, Jacoby led the team in assists (8) and points (20), while finishing tied for second in goals with six. Her eight helpers set a program record for most assists in a single season and the first Shorewoman to have a three-assist performances on two occasions. She was the first Washington player to have 20 points since Meghan Hartzell '04 had 24 points in 2002 and third overall joining Courtney Riso who had 28 points in 2000. As of today's release, she leads the conference in assists and is tied for sixth in points. Jacoby is just the fourth Washington freshmen to be named all-conference joining Riso (2000 – 2nd), Devaud (2008 – Honorable Mention) and Emani Silva '17 (2014 – Honorable Mention).
The Centennial Conference also announced its All-Sportsmanship Team for women's soccer today and junior back Maia Duval (Las Cruces, N.M./American School of Madrid [Spain]) was the Shorewomen's representative on that team. Each Centennial Conference member institution was permitted to nominate one student-athlete who exemplifies the best in sportsmanship for the All-Sportsmanship Team. Nominations were submitted by the head coaches. This is the first time Duval has been named to the team.
Since the arrival of head coach Tom Reilly in 2017, the Shorewomen have had five all-conference selections, the most in any two-year span for the program. Washington has had three second team selections and two picked honorable mention.