ANNVILLE, Pa. - The Stevenson women's ice hockey team accounted for half of the Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) All-Academic Team as seniors Sarah Antonelli, Chelsea Blackburn, Chelsea Ellis and Monica Pozuc as well as junior Caitie Darosa were named to the team. It is the first season women's ice hockey has been honored by the MAC.
The Winter Academic All-MAC teams recognize the top student-athletes both in the classroom and on the field during the 2018 spring semester. The MAC sports information directors nominate and vote on the Academic All-MAC teams, giving 50 percent weight on both academic success and athletic success.
Antonelli, a business administration major, was named to the All-MAC Second Team after ranking tied for fifth in the conference with three points on three assists, the latter ranking tied for fourth. The senior finished the season with 10 points on one goal and nine assists, with five assists coming on the power play.
Blakcburn, a nursing major, was named the MAC Co-Offensive Player of the Year as well as to the First Team. She led the conference with 14 points on six goals and eight assists in league play. She set the individual season record with 40 points, including a record 20 assists.
Ellis, an elementary education major, was named to the All-MAC Second Team after ranking tied for 13th with five points on two goals and three assists in six league games. The senior ranks tied for seventh with a pair of power play points and finished the season with a career-best 15 points on seven goals and eight assists.
Pozuc, a business administration major, was named to the All-MAC Second Team after finishing second in league play with 12 points on a league-best seven goals while dishing out five assists. The senior also led the league with four power play goals and finished the season with a career-best 13 goals.
Darosa, a nursing major, was named to the All-MAC Second Team after leading the league with a 0.49 goals against average and a .976 save percentage. She posted a 3-0-1 record in league play. Darosa tied her career-best with a .915 save percentage this season and finished the year with just one loss in her last 10 starts.