ATLANTA – The Southern Athletic Association (SAA) has officially announced the four Vikings who earned All-Conference honors following the 2017 women’s soccer season, with Michala Bibbins’ first team honor topping the list.
Joining Bibbins, Megan Radosta was named to the second team with Jackie McGivney and Samantha Schoppy earning honorable mention honors.
A senior defender from Hampton, Ga., Bibbins earns All-SAA honors for the fourth straight season. Competing and starting in 67 games for the Vikings in her four-year career, Bibbins helped hold Berry opponents to only 1.44 goals per game this year. Behind Bibbins, the Vikings also posted three shutout victories on the season, all of which came in Berry’s final five contests.
Junior midfielder Megan Radosta earned her first ever spot on the All-SAA second team after scoring four goals for the Vikings this season. Playing and starting in all 14 games for Berry, Radosta added 44 shots on the season, 20 of which were on goal as well. Behind Radosta, the Vikings finished the year averaging 13.1 shots per game, while winning three of their final five regular season competitions.
McGivney, a senior goalkeeper from Alpharetta, Ga., earned SAA honorable mention honors for the second time in her career after finishing the season with 1,312 minutes in goal. She rounded out play with 72 saves, while allowing only 21 goals on the season and posting a .774 save percentage. Finishing the year ranked in the conference top five in both saves and save percentage, McGivney finishes her collegiate career boasting a 1.24 goals allowed average.
A junior midfielder from Canton, Ga., Schoppy was named to the SAA honorable mention team for the third straight year. Schoppy finished the season with two goals and 32 shots, 14 of which were on goal for Berry. In her three years as a Vikings, Schoppy has accumulated 13 goals for the Vikings, along with 85 shots, boasting a .506 shots on goal percentage.