Two Yale women’s soccer players earn All-Ivy League honors

Yale junior defender Meredith Speck (Rockville Centre, N.Y.) and fellow classmate forward Melissa Gavin (Duxbury, Mass.) were both selected to the All-Ivy League team.

The selections give the Bulldogs two first-team recipients for the first time since 2011, when both were also first-team honorees.

Speck posted a goal and five assists on the season from her defensive position while helping Yale shut out four teams. Gavin returned to 2011 form, when she also was named Rookie of the Year, recording personal-bests in goals (11) and points (26). She tied for the League-lead in both categories.

FIRST-TEAM ALL-IVY

Defenders
Caroline Dwyer, Penn (So., D – Exton, Pa.)
Peyton Johnson, Harvard (Sr., D – Catonsville, Md.)*
Meredith Speck, Yale (Jr., D – Rockville Centre, N.Y.)

Midfielders
Corey Delaney, Dartmouth (So., M – Chatham, N.J.)
Gabriella Guzman, Princeton (Sr., M – Bridgewater, N.J.)
Erin Mikolai, Penn (So., M – Quakertown, Pa.)
Haley Washburn, Harvard (So., M – Folsom, Calif.)

Forwards
Emma Brush, Dartmouth (Sr., F – Grosse Pointe Park, Mich.)
Melissa Gavin, Yale (Jr., F – Duxbury, Mass.)
Midge Purce, Harvard (Fr., F – Olney, Md.)*

Goalkeepers
Kalijah Terilli, Penn (So., GK – Bronx, N.Y.)

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