Three players on the Nebraska Wesleyan University women’s soccer team were named to the 2010 Great Plains Athletic Conference Women’s Soccer All-Conference team that was recently announced. Senior Sheila Mullen was the top honoree for NWU as she earned All-GPAC First Team honors. Jamie Essink and Alison Frohn were honorable mention All-GPAC selections.
Mullen (Omaha, Neb.) started all 17 games for the Prairie Wolves in her first and only season as a midfielder for NWU. Mullen spent her first three seasons playing for Dana College earning honorable mention All-GPAC in her first three seasons. This season she had one goal and was a key player in the NWU midfield.
Essink (Lincoln, Neb.) is an honorable mention All-GPAC selection for the third straight season. As a senior, Essink started all 17 games for the Prairie Wolves. She was second on the team with five goals on the year, including two game-winning goals. Essink finishes her career with 14 goals and two assists. She played in 68 games during her four-year career for the Prairie Wolves.
Frohn (Lincoln, Neb.) receives her second consecutive All-GPAC honorable mention honor. She also was honorable mention All-GPAC as a junior. This season Frohn led the team with 11 goals and six assists for 28 points on the year. She was fourth in the GPAC in goals on the year. The Lincoln Southeast H.S., product ends her career with 30 goals to rank tied for 10th all-time at Nebraska Wesleyan in goals scored.
Jessica Carlson from Hastings College was the GPAC Player-of-the-Year while Rebecca Glisan from Hastings and Danielle Richardson from Dakota Wesleyan are the co-Defensive Players-of-the-Year. Ted Flogaites from Hastings is the Coach-of-the-Year.
NWU finished the 2010 season with a 9-6-2 overall record and a 4-5-2 GPAC record to finish ninth in the GPAC standings.
NWU All-GPAC Performers
Sheila Mullen, MF, Sr., Omaha, Neb.
Jamie Essink, MF/D, Sr., Lincoln, Neb.
Alison Frohn, F, Sr., Lincoln, Neb.