Soccer Press Release
Contact – Dee Murphy – 722-2137
EPR Kirby/The Dock earned its second provincial senior female soccer championship Monday night as it gained the Breen’s Jubilee Cup title 5-0 over Feildians/Facey Financial Planning at the Feildian Ground.s.
Kirby led 3-0 at half time in a game that was originally scheduled for Sunday but was postponed because of rain.
While Janine Bussey was recording the shutout, Laura Breen scored two goals to pace the offensive attack. Malorie Harris, Nichole Adams and Vicki Thistle had the other goals for the champions,
In addition to the Breen Trophy for the title, Kirby won the Jean Thompson Trophy for first place after the regular season.
The victory earned Kirby the right to represent the province at the national Jubilee Cup championships October 7 to 12 in Saskatoon. Last year Kirby placed, fourth, the best showing ever by a Newfoundland and Labrador female team, when the nationals were held in St. John’s.
Laura Breen won the Sherry Morrissey Award as the playoff most valuable player while teammate Malorie Harris received the Raeleen BaggsAward as regular season MVP.
Nichole Adams of Kirby won the Sandy Faulkner top scorer award and Heather Slaney of Mount Pearl-Electronic Centre-Paradise Physio was winner of the Joy Burt Award as the League’s most spirited player.
Chris Facey of Feildians was selected coach of the year as Stephanie Malone, also of Feildians, was named rookie of the year. Feildians also had the top defender in Laura Tilley.
The League’s all-star team includes
Goalkeeper; Laura Pittman, Feildians/Facey Financial Planning
Defence: Ashley Dawe, EPR Kirby/The Dock; Sarah Scruton, Holy Cross; Missy Stamp, Mount Pearl- Electronic Centre-Paradise Physio; Laura Tilley, Feildians/Facey Financial Planning
Mid-field: Malorie Harris, EPR Kirby/The Dock; Leslie Pope, EPR Kirby /The Dock; Lauren Murphy, Feildians/ Facey Financial Planning
Forward: Nichole Adams, EPR Kirby/The Dock; Laura Breen, EPR Kirby/The Dock; Niki Locke, Mount Pearl-Electronic Centre-Paradiose Phys