November 1, 2018--Mount St. Mary's women's soccer players Jenna West (Manheim, Pa.) and Maria Buonomo (Churchville, Pa.) have been named Second Team All-Northeast Conference, announced tonight by the conference office. West earns Second Team All-NEC honors for the second consecutive season while this is Buonomo's first All-NEC honor.
West earns Second Team All-NEC honors for the second consecutive season. The senior midfielder started all 16 games for the Mount this season, tallying four points on a goal and two assists. West, who was second on the team with 35 shots, is tied for fourth all-time at the Mount with 38 career points on 13 goals and 12 assists. Her 12 career assists are fourth all-time at the school while she is second all-time with 144 career shots.
Buonomo started all 16 games on defense for the Mountaineers this season. The sophomore helped the Mount hold NEC opponents to just eight goals in league play. The Mount defense held seven of the eight NEC opponents this season to one or zero goals. Buonomo also came up with a key goal for the Mount, scoring on a header off a corner kick to provide the winning tally in a 2-1 win at Wagner.
The Mountaineers finished in third place in the NEC regular season standings, earning the team's first spot in the NEC Tournament since 1997. The Mount will face No. 2 seed Saint Francis U at 4:00 p.m. in the NEC semifinals tomorrow at host Central Connecticut.