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Golden Eagles Have Two Women’s Soccer Players Earn All-NSIC Honors
November 6, 2008

Contact: Chris Vito - Assistant Sports Information Director - (218)281-8445

Justine Jones

Justine Jones

Vanessa Copiak

Vanessa Copiak

(Crookston, Minn.)- University of Minnesota, Crookston Women’s Soccer players Vanessa Copiak (Sr, Def/Mid, Calgary, Alberta, Canada) and Justine Jones (So, Fwd/Mid, Richland, Wash.) have both earned Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) post-season honors.


Jones was named to the All-NSIC Third team. She scored eight goals and added two assists for 18 points this season while starting all 20 games for the Golden Eagles. She led the team in goals, points and shots on goal. Jones also earned NSIC Offensive Player of the Week honors in October.


Copiak was named All-NSIC Honorable Mention. A solid defender, she started all 20 games for the Golden Eagles and recorded six shots on goal.


The full release can be found on the NSIC Soccer web site.


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The University of Minnesota, Crookston is a NCAA Division II Institution and a member of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC). Golden Eagle Hockey is a member of the Midwest Collegiate Hockey Association (MCHA). The Golden Eagle Equestrian team is a member of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA).