Ellsworth Honored by United Soccer Coaches
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Oregon State women's soccer's redshirt-sophomore Madison Ellsworth was named a recipient of the College Player Award of Distinction by the United Soccer Coaches (USC), as announced Wednesday.
A leader on and off the field, Ellsworth is a defender for the Beavers. The Hillsboro, Ore. native added two assists in her second full season, including her first career assist. She collected 1482 minutes on defense, competing as the only field player with over 1455 minutes on the field.
Ellsworth is one of 85 Division I women honored by the USC.
New this season, the USC established the College Player Award of Distinction for deserving players based on one or more of the following criteria:
- Player has achieved quality performance on the field;
- Represented the highest ideals of team leadership;
- Exhibited quality character attributes including sportsmanship and respect for teammates, opponents, officials, and the game in general;
- Made other significant contributions to the benefit of the program and the community.