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NIACC’s Altman earns first-team all-region honor

This news story was published on October 30, 2018.
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Photo of Jessica Altman (7) scoring on a header of a corner kick

MASON CITY – For the second straight season, the NIACC women’s soccer team has a first-team all-NJCAA Region XI selection.

Sophomore forward Jessica Altman earned first-team all-region honors in 2018 after scoring eight goals with three assists. Altman helped lead the Lady Trojans to a record of 6-7-1 overall and 4-4-1 in the ICCAC.

Altman totaled 11 goals and six assists in her two-year career with the Lady Trojans.

The six wins by the Lady Trojans in 2018 is the most in school history.

NIACC sophomore midfielder Kirrilly Hughes was a second-team all-region selection. Hughes, who was an honorable mention all-region selection as a freshman, collected six assists in her sophomore campaign.

Hughes scored two goals with six assists in her two-year career.

Also for the Lady Trojans, freshman defender Michaela Elford and freshman midfielder Rose Priestley were honorable mention all-region picks. Elford scored three goals and Priestley had two goals and four assists.

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