Mustangs Break Five School Records During 2013 Campaign
|Felicia Reimann||Kelsey Niles|
Morningside broke five school records and tied four others during the 2013 season.
The Mustangs allowed only 17 goals to set a school record for fewest goals allowed in a season, breaking the former standard of 19 goals surrendered during the 2007 season. Morningside also set a new record for defensive scoring average by allowing an average of 0.81 goals per game to break its former standard of 0.89 goals per game in 2007.
Morningside tied a team record when it shut out four consecutive opponents from Oct. 12 to Oct. 30 and also tied a record with a stretch of 12 consecutive games without a loss from Sept. 20 to Nov. 7.
Felicia Reimann, a senior goal keeper from Rapid City, S.D., broke three individual records and tied another. Reimann allowed an average of 0.80 goals per game to break the Mustangs’ previous single-season goals against average record of 0.87 goals per game by Kelly Berst in 2007. Reimann allowed an average of 1.19 goals per game during her Morningside career to shatter Berst’s former Mustang career goals against average of 1.64 goals per game. Reimann had 9.7 shutouts this season to break her own former Morningside record of 8.7 shutouts she set last season. She did not allow a goal in matches against Briar Cliff University on Oct. 22, Nebraska Wesleyan University on Oct. 26, and Northwestern College on Oct. 30 to tie Morningside’s record of three consecutive shutouts.
Reimann had a 13-3-4 record with 103 saves. Her 13 goal keeper victories was the second highest single-season total in Morningside history, while her 103 saves ranked seventh in the Mustang record book.
Reimann finished her career with a 23-16-9 record with 284 saves and 19.4 shutouts. She is second in the Mustangs’ record book with her 23 goal keeper victories and 19.4 shutouts and third with her 284 saves.
Kelsey Niles, a senior forward from Sioux City, tied the Mustangs’ single-game scoring record when she scored four goals in the Mustangs’ 5-0 victory against Dordt College on Oct. 12.
Niles finished the season with 17 goals and six assists for 40 points to lead the Mustangs in all three categories. She also topped the team with four game winning goals. Her four game winning goals was the sixth highest single-season total in Morningside history, while her 17 goals and 40 points ranked seventh and ninth, respectively, among the Mustangs’ all-time single-season bests.
Niles finished her career as the sixth leading scorer in Morningside history with 26 goals and 18 points for 70 points. She also ranks sixth in the Mustangs’ record book with 26 career goals, eighth with 18 career assists, and fifth with eight career game winning goals.
Amy Samuelson, a sophomore midfielder from Sioux City, was the Mustangs’ co-leader with six assists and four game winning goals. Her four game winning goals was the sixth highest single-season total in Morningside history. Samuelson was the Mustangs’ second leading scorer with nine goals and 24 points.
Samuelson has scored 13 goals and 12 assists over the past two seasons to climb into 10th place on Morningside’s all-time scoring list with 38 career points. She has seven career game winning goals for the sixth highest total in Morningside history.
Breanna Turner, a junior midfielder from Aurora, Colo., scored the game winning goal in three of the Mustangs’ 14 victories this season to raise her career total to five game winning goals for the eighth highest total in Morningside history. She was the Mustangs’ third leading scorer this season with four goals and three assists for 11 points.
Elise Cumiford, a freshman midfielder from Rapid City, S.D., and Amy Grause, a freshman forward from Sioux City, also had four goals and three assists for 11 points to tie for third place on the Mustangs’ season’s scoring list.
The Mustangs posted a 14-3-4 record and won the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) regular season championship with a 9-0-1 record during the 2013 season. The Mustangs advanced to the championship match of the GPAC Post-Season Tournament, where they lost 2-1 against Hastings College in the championship match.