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Two Rebels Soccer Players Named to MCAC All Conference, Women’s Soccer Coach Doug Lawrie named Coahc of the Year

October 26, 2018

The MCAC named their All-Conference Teams for the 2018 Soccer season today, two Rebels athletes made the squad while Women’s soccer coach Doug Lawrie was named Coach of the Year.

Coach Lawrie has been the head coach of Rebels Women’s Soccer team for 8 seasons, was named MCAC coach of the year for soccer in 2016 and futsal in 2017. Lawrie’s teams captured their lone women’s soccer championship in 2016 and futsal championships in 2016 and 2017.

Men’s soccer player Ryan Poirer and women’s soccer player Julia Friesen were named to the MCAC all-conference team for the 2018 season. Friesen is a third year nursing student from Niverville who was a dominant forward for the Rebels this season, tallying 2 goals on the season. Team captain Poirer is a 2nd year player from Steinbach that anchored the teams defense while providing leadership to the squad.

Lawrie, Friesen and the rest of the women’s soccer team will be competing in the MCAC soccer championships this weekend, taking on the BU Bobcats in a semi-final at 12:00pm, October 27 at the Winnipeg Soccer Complex.

Below is a full list of the 2018 MCAC Soccer All Conference Winners

Women’s 2018-19 MCAC Soccer All-Conference Team
TEAM # NAME
CMU 16 Marijka Yaschyshyn MVP
ACC 3 Jerra Green
PUC 10 Kristy Yashuk
CMU 18 Camille Plett
USB 22  Mylene Chabot
BU 7 Chelsea Plett
RRC 16 Julia Friesen
BU 3 Jade Barrault
ACC 11 Aziza Kinnarath
PUC 18 Claire Yager
USB Gillian Lewis
Women’s Coach of the Year
RRC Doug Lawrie
Men’s 2018-19 MCAC Soccer All-Conference Team
TEAM # NAME
BU 10 Osain Edwards MVP
BU 20 Diego Rodriguez
BU 8 Alex Alvarado
BU 30 Dan Harrison
CMU 11 Yeri Concepcion
PUC 13 Zach Friesen
CMU 6 Daniel McIntyre-Ridd
CMU 10  Ryan Jensen
USB 23 Vinessen Vadivelu
PUC 9 Jay Thiellman
RRC 14  Ryan Poirier
Women’s Coach of the Year
BU Jesse Roziere
Canadian Mennonite University Blazers
Brandon University Bobcats
Red River College Rebels
Providence University College Pilots
Université de Saint-Boniface Les Rouges
Assiniboine Community College Cougars