Seniors Leah Blayney and Karise Hilt were each named to the
NSCAA All-Northeast Region Team, it was recently announced.
Blayney was the 2009 Northeast Conference Offensive Player of the
Year in her final season and was named to the All-Region First
Team. Hilt, who was named to the NEC First Team for the second
time in her career earlier this year, was named to the All-Region
Blayney, Hilt and their teammates finished the 2009 season with a 12-7-4 overall record. They captured the 2009 NEC Regular Season Championship with a 9-0-1 record in league play. They hosted the 2009 NEC Tournament but fell 1-0 in overtime to Monmouth in the championship game, their only home loss of the season.
Blayney led the Blue Devils and the NEC in scoring this season with 11 goals and 13 assists, good for 35 points. It was the third-highest single season point total in school history, and her 13 assists were the second-most in a single season at Central.
For her career Blayney played in 61 games and posted 21 goals and 20 assists in three seasons. Her 62 points are fourth all-time in school history, while her 21 goals places fifth and her 20 assists are good for third. She scored 11 game-winning goals in her three seasons.
Hilt finished her career with the Blue Devils having played in 80 career games, just two games shy of matching the school record. This season she had three goals and four assists and was named All-Conference on defense for the third time in her career. The last two seasons she has made the first team, and she was on the second team as a freshman in 2006.
Hilt scored nine goals and posted eight assists in her career, and helped anchor one of the strongest defenses in the league in 2009.
November 8, 2009 Women's Soccer Plays for Eighth NEC Title at Home at 1 p.m. Today
October 5, 2009 Women's Soccer Comes Up Short at Yale on Monday Night
October 2, 2009 Women's Soccer Moves to 2-0 in NEC Play with 2-0 Win at Bryant
September 27, 2009 Blue Devils Open Northeast Conference Play with 3-2 Win Over Quinnipiac
September 20, 2009 Women's Soccer Loses at #6 Boston College on Sunday Afternoon
September 11, 2009 Central Women's Soccer Drops 2-0 Decision at Holy Cross on Friday
September 7, 2009 CCSU Women's Soccer Drops 3-1 Decision at UConn on Monday Night
September 4, 2009 Blue Devils Score Three Straight to Top Buffalo 3-1 on Friday
August 28, 2009 Women's Soccer Opens 2009 Season with 1-0 Win Over Siena