3 men, 2 women earn OAC honors for WC


By Adam Knaub - WC Athletic Communications Intern



Three Wilmington College men’s soccer players and two women garnered all Ohio Athletic Conference honors for the 2019 season.

For the men, Ian Molfenter led the Fightin’ Quakers offense with 11 goals and one assist to earn first team recognition. Molfenter started 18 of 19 games and picked up momentum late in the season with seven goals in conference play.

Zach Burgmeier received second team honors in his first season with the Quakers. Burgmeier started all 19 games for Wilmington and scored nine goals and dished out six assists with two game-winning goals.

Thompson Birch was awarded honorable mention as a defender for the Quakers, the senior started 17 games for Wilmington and recorded nine shots with three on goal.

Wilmington finished its 2019 campaign 10-7-2 with a mark of 3-5-1 in OAC play.

On the women’s side, freshmen Lauren Galloway and Taylor Huffman were honored by league coaches.

Galloway recorded 106 saves in 18 games played, including a 21 save game at Wittenberg. She allowed just 18 goals and five shutouts with a goals against average of 1.05. She also garnered OAC all tournament honors.

Huffman scored six goals for the Fightin’ Quakers including two game-winning goals. She also dished out three assists to lead the Quakers in offensive points with 15.

Wilmington finished the season with a 9-8-1 record 4-5-0 in the OAC which saw the team’s first appearance in the OAC tournament since 2015.

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By Adam Knaub

WC Athletic Communications Intern