CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Seniors Emily Kuo (Chicago, Ill.) and Meghan Wright (Devon, Pa.) were recently named to the 2012 NCAA Division III Women's All-New England North teams, as announced by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA). Kuo, who just became the first MIT women's soccer player in program history to be named an All-American, was tabbed to the first team, and Wright was named to the fourth team.
Wright played every minute of the 21 games this season, totaling 1994 minutes in net. She ended her senior season with a record of 14-4-3 and posted nine shutouts, allowing only 18 goals. She is currently first in the MIT record book in an impressive eight different categories: fewest goals allowed in a season (6) and in her career (34), save percentage for the season (0.917), season goals against average (0.33), career goals against average (0.70), season shutouts (13) and career shutouts (37) and tied for first for fewest goals allowed in her career (52). She was named NEWMAC Academic All-Conference, NEWMAC second team All-Conference and CoSIDA Academic All-District.
After receiving an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament, the Engineers made it all the way to the Sweet Sixteen for the first time in MIT women's soccer history.