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Courtesy: Washington State Athletics
Soccer Trio Earns Regional Honors
Courtesy: Washington State Athletics
Release: 12/03/2013
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. –  Washington State soccer student-athletes Micaela Castain, Rachael Doyle and Nicole Setterlund were honored by the NSCAA as all-region selections.

Castain was named to the NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division I Women’s All-Pacific Region First Team while Doyle and Setterlund were second team honorees.

A senior forward, Castain finished the regular season as the Pac-12 leader or co-leader in goals(11), assists (11) and points (33). She was named the Pac-12 Player of the Year, a first for the Cougar program. Madness Soccer named her its Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Year and All-America First Team.

The assist total for the Castro Valley, Calif., native and her 0.52 assists per game set Washington State single season records. She finished her career among the top five in Cougar history in 14 categories.

Doyle, a senior defender, and Setterlund, a junior midfielder, were both were selected to the All-Pac-12 Second Team last month.

A native of North Epping, New South Wales, Doyle anchored the Washington State backline that led the Cougars to school records for shutouts (15), shutouts on the road (8), goals against average (0.50), goals against average on the road (0.43).

Setterlund notched eight goals and two assists in 2013. Her goals points (18) finished second on the team behind Castain. Twice, she tallied two goals in a match and recorded a pair of game-winners.

“I am so happy for these women,” Cougar Head Coach Keidane McAlpine said. “It is a tribute to their individual ability and the quality of the team they guided this season.”

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