St. Louis, Mo., Jan. 19, 2018 – Washington University in St. Louis sophomore forward Taylor Cohen and sophomore midfielder Jesse Rubin were named to the 2017 Jewish Sports Review NCAA Division II and Division III Women's Soccer All-America Team, the publication announced on Friday.
Cohen, a first-team selection, started 17 of 19 games for the Bears, and topped the team with 16 goals and five assists for 37 points. She was a 2017 first-team United Soccer Coaches Association All-Central Region and all-University Athletic Association (UAA) selection.
Cohen ranked in the top-five in the UAA in three offensive categories: goals (first), points (first) and game-winning goals (six, second). She also ranks third in WashU single-season school history in game-winning goals, fifth in goals and seventh in points. Cohen earned UAA Offensive Athlete of the Week three times.
Rubin, an honorable-mention honoree, came off the bench in 17 of 19 games and was fourth on the team in scoring with three goals and five assists for 11 points. She ranked in the top-10 in the conference in game-winning goals (three, sixth) and assists (seventh).
Rubin was named UAA Offensive Athlete of the Week on Sept. 18 after scoring game-winning goals in back-to-back games against Illinois Wesleyan (9/16) and No. 8 Wisconsin-Whitewater (9/17). She also found the back of the net for the game-winner against DePauw (9/1) in the season opener)
WashU finished the 2017 season with a 17-2-1 record, and advanced to the Sweet 16 for the sixth time in the last seven seasons and for the 13th time in school history. The Bears were also the 2017 UAA champion.