Buffalo, NY - Four members of the D'Youville women's soccer team were honored with Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference All-Conference honors and one player was a named Newcomer of the Year.
Senior center back Jenna Tomizzi (Buffalo, NY/Sacred Heart Academy) capped off her historic career with her first all-conference appearance as she was named an AMCC First Team All-Conferene player. Tomizzi has been the heart of the team's defense that helped bring the women back to the AMCC playoffs. Jenna has been one of the best and most consistent players for the women's soccer program over her four years at D'Youville. Missing just one start during her career, Jenna started all 17 games for the women and rarely came out. She finishes her career fourth all-time in games started (65) and tied for sixth in games played (66).
She was the best defender for the Spartans this past season and was able to break up opposing attacks with her physicality, high soccer IQ, and technical ability. She contributed a great deal on offense this season with two goals, both being game winning goals. Tomizzi was in the center of a defense that tied the conference lead with eight shutouts, including five straight to conclude the regular season. Jenna was also a captain for the women this season and their most consistent player.
Freshman forward Makenna Magee (Ellenburg Center, NY/Northern Adirondack) had an outstanding first year with the Spartans and was recognized as the best freshman in the conference as she was named an AMCC Second Team All-Conference selection and AMCC Newcomer of the Year. Magee became D'Youville's go-to option on offense this season, finishing eleventh in the AMCC with 16 points, tied for tenth with four assists, and tied for twelfth with six goals.
Makenna scored a pair of goals in her first career game, immediately showing she was ready for the collegiate game. She finished the regular season leading the team in points, tied for the team lead in goals, and second in assists.
Junior goalkeeper Megan Dulniak (Cheektowaga, NY/Cheektowaga) was also named an AMCC Second Team All-Conference selection, turning in another outstanding season and continued establishing herself as the number one goalkeeper in the AMCC. Megan finished the regular season tied for first in the conference in shutouts (8) and has recorded a shutout in five conference games to end the regular season. She is ranked second in save percentage (.884), third in saves (114), fourth in wins (8), and fourth in minutes played (1529:18).
Dulniak started every game this season for the Spartans and helped D'Youville earn the fourth seed in the playoffs. Megan surpassed both the save and shutout records at D'Youville this season as a junior. She was named an AMCC Third Team All-Conference player as a freshman. In the playoffs, Megan shutout the highest scoring team in the AMCC in the top seeded Penn State-Behrend Lions. She set a program record with 28 saves against the Lions and collected her ninth shutout of the season, her career high.
Junior Magan Magee (Ellenburg Center, NY/Northern Adirondack) played a very versatile role for the Spartans this season, but made her largest impact on defense where she was named an AMCC Third Team All-Conference player. Magan started all nine conference games for the women and 13 games overall. After playing an offensive role early in the season, Magee moved to defense where she helped the team to the playoffs. As part of the defense, Magan helped the team record five shutouts in nine conference games. Her athletic ability and strong leg were big parts of the team defense.
Offensively, Magee made a big impact throughout the season. Magan finished the season tied for third in goals (3) and points (8) as well as tied for fourth in assists (2). In the playoffs, Magan was a huge piece of the team's success. She scored the game winning goal in the 2-1 victory over La Roche in the first round and then helped the women shutout Penn State-Behrend. Magan then scored one of the team's two goals in the shutout.
The Magee sisters attended Northern Adirondack High School where they each played soccer, basketball, and softball - with Makenna also playing tennis. Magan is a Pharmacy major while Makenna is an Exercise and Sports Studies/DPT major. They are the daughters of Gary and Gwen Magee. Tomizzi attended Sacred Heart Academy where she played soccer and lacrosse for four years. She also played club soccer for Black Watch Premier. Jenna is the daughter of Joe and Debbie Tomizzi and a Health Services Management major. As for Dulniak, she is a graduate of Cheektowaga High School where she played soccer, softball, and bowling. Megan is an Exercie and Sports Studies/DPT major and the daughter of Leon and Maryann Dulniak.
The full list of all-conference players can be found on the AMCC Website.