By Bill Battle

Missourian Sports Editor

After making a run at the GAC Central championship, the Washington soccer Lady Jays were rewarded with six players receiving league postseason honors.

Making the first team were:

• Senior forward Halee Nurnberger;

• Senior midfielder Brianna Pagan; and

• Junior defender Jenna Barnhart. Pagan also won the sportsmanship award for the Lady Jays.

Second-team selections from Washington were:

• Freshman midfielder Cassidy Nurnberger;

• Senior midfielder Arika Elliott; and

• Senior goalkeeper Mary McGilvray.

In the classroom, 13 Lady Jays were named to the GAC Central all-academic team. Receiving honors were Barnhart, Abi Boehlein, Bailey Carico, Johanna Collins, Elliott, Ashton Leslie, Cassidy Nurnberger, Halee Nurnberger, Pagan, Salena Pottebaum, Brittany Terschluse, Savannah Thibault and Sierra Thibault.