Women’s Soccer Quartet Named to NEWISA All-New England Teams

Brown, Erwin, and Thompson selected for first team honors

NEWISA All-New England teams

Stonehill Women's Soccer NEWISA History





EASTON, Mass. (December 7, 2018) – Stonehill College women's soccer quartet of Kaitlin Brown, Camryn Thompson, Tess Erwin and Courtney Campo were named to the New England Women's Intercollegiate Soccer Association (NEWISA) All-New England teams, announce Thursday.

Eight of the 15 Northeast-10 Conference women's soccer programs were recognized on the All-New England first and second teams, as Southern New Hampshire University led the way with five selections. Stonehill and Assumption College was second with four selections each, as American International College saw three honorees.

The Skyhawks saw its last recognition in Campo when she was selected for the second team in 2017 along with teammate Taylor Shannahan '18. These four honorees are the most selections for Stonehill since 1999 when the program saw five Skyhawks named to NEWISA All-New England teams.

Brown who most recently earned United Soccer Coaches All-East Region third team, earned her first recognition from NEWISA as she was the leading overall selection as goalkeeper as a first team honoree. She also earned her first recognition from the Division II Conference Commissioner's Association and was selected to the second team, after being named the NE10 Goalkeeper of the Year and an All-Conference first team selection.

Brown registered eight shutouts this season and was named NE10 Goalkeeper of the Year, the fifth Skyhawk to earn the honor

This season, Brown averaged 1.26 goals against, giving up 24 goals from opponents. The junior tallied 102 saves in the 19 games started and played in accumulating a record of 13-6-0. Brown also registered eight shutouts for a career high and a combined total of 10 in her two years of starting in goal.

The junior kicked off the season with four-straight shutouts, the best start since 2016 when the team tallied six-straight wins and received their first NCAA Division II Tournament bid in program history. She then helped the team to an almost perfect October when she was in goal for seven-straight wins, the longest winning streak since the 1999 team, when they went 17-4 with a 13-win start.

This season, she was named NE10 Goalkeeper of the Week twice. Throughout the NE10, Brown is ranked first in wins (13), second in shutouts (8), third in saves (102), eighth in save percentage (.810), ninth in goals against average (1.26), and 16th in goals against (24). Brown has also been named to the NE10 Commissioner's and Athletic Director's Honor Roll. The 2016 graduate from Walpole High School was a four-year letter winner in soccer and basketball and was named soccer captain her senior year.

Erwin tallied her first NEWISA All-New England honor, as she was named to the first team. The sophomore was named to the United Soccer Coaches All-East Region second team, most recently, after earning her first NE10 All-Conference selection this season, as she was voted on to the first team. The sophomore defender was a vital player in the Skyhawk's eight shutouts and 13 wins this season. She started in 18 games this season as center back for the Skyhawks and was named NE10 Defensive Player of the Week once this season.

As a freshman, Erwin started in seven games and appeared in 14 of the 18 total games last season.

The 2017 graduate of Walpole High School played soccer and was on the Honor Roll for all four years. She helped the team to a Herget Championship with a 17-1 record and was chosen captain her senior year.

Thompson was one of two freshman named to the NEWISA All-New England first team, as she was tabbed as the Rookie of the Year, All-Conference second team and All-Rookie Team. The freshman led the offensive attack for the Skyhawks this year posting 24 points, tying the program's record of points in a rookie season, with Carolyn Cooney '05, and Shelley Christie '98. She also led the team in goals, scoring nine, and tied for first in assists with six. In the NE10, Thompson is ranked fifth in points scored, seventh in goals scored, and tied for seventh in assists.

Thompson was named NE10 Rookie of the Week once this season, as she saw a five-game point streak, tallying a total of 11 points. The 2018 graduate of Lincoln High School was a two time All-State first team honoree and All-Division selection, serving as captain of the soccer team her junior and senior seasons.

Campo is the sixth two-time All-New England honoree for the Skyhawks, while there are three three-timers

Campo tallied her second NEWISA All-New England second team honor this season after also earning it her junior year. The senior was recognized on the NE10 All-Conference second team for her second Conference honor in her career, as she was named to the third team her sophomore year. The midfielder registered two goals and seven assists, tying her career best points from last season.

The senior has also been named to the NE10 Commissioner's and Athletic Director's Honor Roll and received the Division II ADA Academic Achievement Award her sophomore year. Over her career, Campo has appeared in 76 games, starting in 63 of them totaling 19 points with six goals and seven assists and three game-winning goals.

A 2015 graduate of North Quincy High School, Campo was a three-time Patriot League All-Star, earning Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic honors as a junior and senior and Eastern All-Star recognition as a senior.

Stonehill made its second appearance in three years in the NE10 Tournament this season and has one of the best records in program history, a 13-7 overall record and a 10-4 Conference mark. The Skyhawks tallied eight shutouts, which is tied for fifth all-time. In the month of October, the 2018 squad went on a seven-win run, its longest since the 1999 team that holds the best record in history of 17-4. Stonehill also made its second appearance in the NCAA Division II Tournament in three years, as the Skyhawks fell to the University of Bridgeport, 2-1, in the first round of the Tournament.

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