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Grace Barger Selected for Varsity Soccer Cornerstone Award

Grace Barger Selected for Varsity Soccer Cornerstone Award

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Junior Grace Barger was selected for the Cornerstone Award at the varsity soccer team's annual banquet on Feb. 25. 

"It is really an honor and means a lot to me," said Barger. "It is awesome that it is teammate voted and I am honored be on such a great team."

Barger also received the Golden Boot given by the year's previous winner senior Lindsey Porter.

Seniors Elise Urkov and Janae DeFazio were named the Co-Offensive Most Valuable Players. Urkov has scored three goals and had 10 assists on the season, the second-best total on the team. She was an All-Delta League section and team captain and has committed to play at the United States Military Academy.

DeFazio, a UCLA commit, led the team in points with 42 and ranked second in goals with 10. She recorded a team-best 18 assists on the season.

Marli Berry was named to the Defensive Most Valuable Player, anchoring a Troubie defense that led the team to the CIF NorCal title with five shutouts in the playoffs with only one goal allowed.

Junior Lindsey Piatanesi was named to the Newcomer of the Year. She led the team in goals including the game winner in the CIF NorCal Regional final. Junior Ari Spence received the Delta League Sportsmanship Award.

2019 Varsity Soccer Award winners

Grace Barger

Cornerstone Award

Elise Urkov

Co-Offensive MVP

Janae DeFazio

Co-Offensive MVP

Marli Berry

Defensive MVP

Lindsey Piatanesi

Newcomer of the Year

Arianna Spence

Delta League Sportsmanship Award

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