EASTERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY
LITTLE EAST CONFERENCE SELECTIONS
Team Record: 6-12 (2-9 in LEC/11th of 12 teams); Did not make LEC playoffs
Chicorka (below left), DeLuca
Laura Chicorka Fr. F Third Team Enfield (Enrico Fermi)
Eastern's first freshman All-LEC since 2001; 4th on team in points (8); Started every match.
Lauren DeLuca Sr. B Third Team South Windsor
Third team in 2011; Led team with nine defensive saves; Started every match
Team Record: 19-13* (4-3 in LEC/4th of 8); Lost in first round of LEC tournament
Katie Wilson Sr. MH First Team Pittsburg, CA (Norwich Free Academy, CT)
Eastern's first All-LEC since 2009; Leads LEC in kills and points per set and is second in attack pct.; third nationally in points per set and 11th in kills per set; needs 16 kills for 1,000 in 3 years.
*-Has qualified for ECAC tournament
Team Record: 9-6-3 (6-1-0 LEC/t-1st of 8 teams); Lost in semifinals of LEC playoffs
Below: Karahalios, Marchitto, Wallace, Downer
Gia Karahalios Fr. B South Windsor
Centerback who started every match and led all players in mpg (83.0); Fourth ROY in program history; opponents averaged only 1.1 goals per match.
Chelsea Downer Sr. MF First Team Colchester (Bacon Academy)
3-year player; 10th in LEC and third on team in points (9-3-21), exceeding the combined total of her first two seasons; had 5 game-winners, two serving as "Golden Goals" in LEC play.
Gia Karahalios Fr. B First Team South Windsor
Sixth first-team freshman pick in program history.
Daniela Marchitto Sr. F First Team Orange (Amity Regional)
1st team in 2009 and '11, 2nd team in 2010; 2009 ROY, 2011 Offensive POY
3rd four-time All-LEC in program history, 1st since 2004; Led team in goals and points (10-4-24) for 2nd straight year; 3rd all-time in career goals (43) and points (103).
Kelly Wallace Sr. MF Second Team South Windsor
1st team in 2010 and 2011; Led LEC in assists for the second time and team in assists for 3rd time;broke program season assist record of 14
in final match of season; ranks among top 15 nationally in assists and assist per match; set program career record of 33 assists during season.
Team Record: 17-1-1* (6-0-1 LEC/1st of 8 teams); Won LEC playoffs
*-Has qualified for NCAA tournament
Bradley Fletcher Sr. B Middletown (Xavier)
2nd Eastern player to win the award in as many years and fourth player in 7-year history of award; LEC ROY in 209.
Matt Furman Sr. F Montville
3rd Eastern player to win award in last five years; led LEC in goals (13) and points (31)
Bradley Fletcher Sr. B First Team Middletown (Xavier)
Started every match, averaging 91.1 mpg, sitting out only 30 minutes all season; team allowed an oaverage of just over half-a-goal a game.
Matt Furman Sr. F First Team Montville
Led team in goals and points for third time, totaling 4 game-winners.
Jordan Munsell Sr. K First Team Waterford
1st-year starter posted 17-1-1 record with LEC-leading 8.0 shutouts and LEC-leading 0.63 GAA; 2nd in LEC with .831 save pct. Started 4 consecutive shutouts during season.
Mitch Power Jr. MF First Team Douglas, MA
3rd on team in points and tied for second in goals (7-3-17), exceeding the total of his first 2 seasons combined; 4 game-winners; MVP of LEC playoffs after scoring first goal of championship match;
Cory Tobler Sr. F First Team Portland
2nd-team All-LEC as a junior; 2nd on team in points and assists and tied for 2nd in goals (7-6-20); 4 game-winners; set personal season-highs in goals and points and tied previous season high for assists.
Christopher Giustina Jr. B Second Team Enfield (Enrico Fermi)
2nd-year player is tied for second in the LEC in assists; started all 18 matches in which he appeared, averaging 88.2 mpg.; helped team to 9 shutouts and never more than 1 goal in a match over the last 9 matches.
Carl Stensland Jr. MF Second Team Storrs (E.O. Smith)
2nd-year player dominated the midfield for Eastern; recovered from an injury-plagued start to appear in 18 matches with 16 starts and average just under 80.0 mpg; contributed 2 goals and three assists.
Top row (from left): Fletcher, Furman, Munsell.
Second row (from left): Power, Giustina, Tobler.
Third row: Stensland.