Rachel McKee Named to America East All-Conference Second Team
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—UMBC junior forward Rachel McKee(Ellicott City, Md./Mt. Hebron) was selected to the America East All-Conference Second Team by the league's nine head coaches, the conference announced today.
McKee led UMBC with seven goals and 14 points this season, the most by a Retriever since 2005. She ranks fifth in the America East with 0.88 points per game, and she is tied for third with 0.44 goals per contest. McKee also ranks second in the league with 3.06 shots per game.
Five of McKee's seven goals this season came against America East opponents, tied for the second-most in the conference. She scored both of the Retrievers' goals in a 2-2 tie with Vermont on Oct. 2, the first multi-goal game by a Retriever since Oct. 22, 2009.
McKee is UMBC's active career scoring leader with nine goals and 19 points in three seasons. She is the first Retriever to earn all-conference honors since Jessica Young (first team) and Catie Bukowski (second team) in 2005.
Boston University's Jessica Luscinski was named America East Striker of the Year for the second year in a row, while teammates Brittany Heist, Angelina Cords and Taylor Kreps were selected as Midfielder, Defender and Rookie of the Year, respectively. Hartford rounded out the league's major awards, as Erin Quinlan earned Goalkeeper of the Year and John Natale and his staff were tabbed Coaching Staff of the year.