Kristina Sorenson was named to the first team of the All-GPAC women’s soccer selections.

Kristina Sorenson

Kristina Sorenson, a senior defender from Sioux Falls, S.D., was named to the 2016 All-Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Women’s Soccer First Team as selected by the league’s head coaches.

Sorenson, a repeat first-team selection from last year, was the defensive standout for a Morningside team that limited its opposition to averages of 1.40 goals per game and 11.6 shots per game. She also contributed one goal and one assist for three points to the Mustangs’ offensive attack.

In addition to Sorenson, the Mustangs placed Amy Grause and Kylee Goodvin on the All-GPAC Second Team.

Grause, a senior forward from Sioux City, was the Mustangs’ leading scorer with team high totals of 12 goals and five assists for 29 points.

Goodvin, a sophomore midfielder from Sioux City, scored two points with a pair of assists.

Kylee Goodvin

Amy Grause

Grause and Goodvin were also second-team All-GPAC selections in 2015.

Morningside’s Whitney Ferguson, a senior defender from Sioux Falls, S.D., and Chloe Wetzbarger, a sophomore midfielder from Sioux City, were named to the All-GPAC honorable mention list.

Ferguson had scoring totals of three assists and three points, while Wetzbarger finished the campaign as the Mustangs’ third leading scorer with three goals and three assists for nine points.

Morningside posted a 10-8-2 record during the 2016 season. The Mustangs finished fourth in the GPAC regular season standings with a 6-3-1 league record and lost 3-1 against Concordia in the GPAC Post-Season Tournament Championship Game.

Click here for the complete 2016 All-GPAC Women’s Soccer Team.