December 1, 2023
A duo of Central Connecticut's women's soccer standouts were named to the United Soccer Coaches All-North Region Team. Giavanna Inzerillo was recognized with Second Team honors, while Aoife Horgan was named to the Third Team.
ALL NORTH REGION SECOND-TEAM - GIAVANNA INZERILLO
Inzerillo capped her career in 2023, earning All-Region honors for the first time. The Northeast Conference Offensive Player of the Year had a tremendous final season. Inzerillo started hot with eight goals in the Blue Devils' first six matches. She finished the season with 15 goals and led the charge for CCSU's offensive attack, topping the NEC in goals and points. Inzerillo is tied for second all-time in single-season goals scored (Kelly Shimmin 15, 2002). She was the sparkplug in the CCSU attack this season and stands alone as the third all-time with the single-season points record (36). She scored the go-ahead goal in the NEC Championship match that helped the Blue Devils capture their 13th NEC title. The All-NEC First Team select, finished her career with 21 goals and 14 assists for 56 points in 69 career games.
ALL NORTH REGION THIRD-TEAM - AOIFE HORGAN
Horgan's outstanding performance this season contributed to the team's success, ranking third in the NEC in points (21), goals (eight), and goals per game (1.31). The Northeast Conference Midfielder of the Year helped CCSU's defense rank second in the circuit in goals against average (1.18) and goals allowed (20) on its way to a second consecutive unbeaten conference regular season. The Kerry, Ireland native was voted to the All-NEC first team, which marked the second time in her career she has received All-NEC honors. This is Horgan's first time earning All-North Region honors.
The Blue Devils finished the 2023 campaign with a 10-5-5 record. CCSU won its 13th NEC title and went undefeated in the regular season crown in back-to-back seasons.
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