Virginia Beach, Va. - The Lady Lions' exciting run to the Penn State University Athletic Conference championship impressed coaches around the United States Collegiate Athleic Conference and Thursday's announcement of the Division II All-Americans demonstrated just how excellent the 2018 season was for Hazleton. Junior Breann Fetterman (Mountain Top, Pa.), senior Katie Oldziejewski (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.) and freshman Emma Wyllie (Benton, Pa.) all gained national recognition for their efforts in what was Hazleton's best season since the program's inception 2016.
#13 Breann Fetterman - First Team All-American Midfielder
The Penn State University Athletic Conference's co-player of the year dominated the midfield action in nearly every game this season, engineering much of the Hazleton offense and controlling the tempo of the games. Fetterman's 14 assists were the second most in the country and the top mark in the PSUAC. With four goals to her credit in 2018, the junior scored the fourth most points in the PSUAC, a mark that tied for 22nd in the USCAA. Fetterman had four multi-assist games including her best outing of the year against Penn State Schuylkill on September 27 where she issued four assists and scored twice as Hazleton topped their opponent 9-0.
#2 Katie Oldziejewski - 2nd Team All-American Forward
With 38 career scores, Oldziejewski has led or shared the Hazleton scoring title for three straight seasons going back the the squad's inaugural campaign back in 2016. 2018 was no exception as Oldziejewski scored 13 goals to equal her career high to go along with a career high in assists with six on the year. Oldziejewski's 32 points were the second highest total in the PSUAC and 12th highest total in the USCAA. The senior forward notched two hat tricks in 2018 and scored in seven of the squad's final nine games en route to a PSUAC championship appearance.
#26 Emma Wyllie - Honorable Mentiona All-Americann Forward
Wyllie's speed and talent around the net gained plenty of attention this season with a nod from coaches around the PSUAC as the conference's newcomer of the year. She can now add All-American to the resume with the 14th highest point total in the USCAA. Wyllie tied for the team lead in scoring and the second most goals in the PSUAC this season, knocking in 13 goals on the year. Wyllie played a pivotal role in Hazleton's run to the championship game, notching her first career hat trick while adding an assist in Hazleton's 5-0 semifinal win over Penn State Beaver.