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McCarthy and Morton Named to the All-CAC Women's Soccer Squad

Photos courtesy of Scott Guise
Photos courtesy of Scott Guise

YORK, PA – The York College women's soccer team placed two players earn All-Capital Athletic Conference team honors as announced by the league office on Friday afternoon. Senior midfielder Natalie McCarthy and sophomore defender Moriah Morton both earned second team honors. Both players are first time All-CAC honorees.

McCarthy has had a banner senior year as she leads the Spartans in scoring with 20 points on eight goals and four assists. She notched a pair of game-winning goals as she won the game with goals against Elizabethtown and St. Mary's on October 2. She had a pair of two goal games during the year, netting a pair against Southern Virginia on October 5 and two more in the CAC quarterfinal win over St. Mary's.

McCarthy is second in the CAC in goals scored while she is also second in points. She is tied for third in the league in game-winning goals. For her career, McCarthy has played in started 70 games. She has recorded 40 points on 16 goals and eight assists as five of her goals have been game-winners for York.

Morton has played an important role on the Spartan defense the last two years. She is a dynamic defender who has played in and started 20 of the Spartans' 21 games this year. She has recorded a pair of assists for the campaign. Both of her assists this year have come on game-winning goals as she had the assist on the lone goal in the 1-0 win over St. Mary's on October 23. She also had the assist on Ryan Hussey's game-winner in the CAC Semifinals.

Morton has played in and started 38 of a possible 39 games during her two year Spartan career.

McCarthy and Morton lead the Spartans into Saturday's Capital Athletic Conference championship game at the University of Mary Washington. Kick off in Fredericksburg is slated for 2:00 pm.