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Albion grad helps lead Iona soccer squad

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 8 August 2018 at 9:13 am

Contributed Photo – Mariah Elsenheimer

A four year standout during her scholastic days at Albion High, Mariah Elsenheimer is now a regular on the front line for the Iona University women’s soccer team.

A junior, Elsenheimer started 14 games a year ago  at attack for the Gaels and had 2 goals and 2 assists.

Coach Sarah Brady stated in her preseason outlook on the team that Elsenheimer and the Gaels two other returning frontliners are “capable goal scorers to arrange the attack.”

A Psychology major, Elsenheimer also had a strong year in the classroom earning a spot on the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference All Academic team.

A three time first team Niagara-Orleans League selection while at Albion she had career totals of 71 goals and 31 assists for the Purple Eagles.

Iona will open its season at Sacred Heart in Fairfield, Ct. on August 17. The Gaels will visit Canisius on September 29.