Exner, Brown Named First Team All-Big Ten
Nov. 1, 2007
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Indiana senior goalkeeper Haley Exner and senior midfielder Meredith Brown were named to the First Team All-Big Ten, the conference announced Thursday, Nov. 1 at the tournament banquet. For Exner, it is her third consecutive first team selection while Brown earns her first all-Big Ten selection. Senior midfielder Margie Stoll was also named the Hoosiers' Big Ten Sportsmanship Award honoree for 2007.
Exner, a native of San Diego, Calif., was a force in goal for the Hoosiers all season, allowing 21 goals in 17 games and posting a goals against average of 1.28 with two shutouts whle leading the Big Ten with a .792 save percentage. Exner has played 60 games in goal during her IU career, a record for goalkeepers, and has logged a career record of 38-19, also a career record at Indiana. Exner holds the career goals against average record at Indiana as well with a 1.42 average entering the Big Ten tournament.
Brown, a native of Elkton, Md., recorded nine assists from her midfield position this season to give her 36 assists in her career, the most in IU field hockey history. Out of a possible 78 games that have been played since she arrived on campus for the 2004 season, Brown has appeared in all but one and has started all but two.
A native of St. Louis, Mo., Stoll has seen her role on the team dramatically increase in her senior season. She scored the first goal of her career this year while playing in every game and starting 14. The award is given to student-athletes at Big Ten institutions that exhibit good sportsmanship and ethical behavior throughout the season and are in good academic standing.
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