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PROVO, Utah — Ashley Hatch and Taylor Isom received All-America honors from the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) on Tuesday.
Hatch was named to the All-America First Team. She becomes the fourth player in BYU history to be named to the first team, following her season of 19 goals and six assists. The last Cougar to be named to the All-America First Team was Lindsi Lisonbee Cutshall in 2012. A senior forward, Hatch was named to the All-WCC First Team in November.
Isom was named to the All-America Second Team. The junior and WCC Defensive Player of the Year is the sixth player in program history to receive second team honors. Isom anchored a defense that allowed just 11 goals (.5 per game). This is her first NSCAA All-America honor.
The Cougars have had 23 NSCAA All-Americans in program history. This year's citations mark the 12th-straight season in which at least one BYU player has been honored.
In addition to the over All-America honors, Hatch, Isom and Michele Vasconcelos were named to the All-West First Team, with Nadia Gomes on the second team and Hannah Clark on the third team.
The All-America teams are voted on by NCAA Division I women's soccer coaches.
For the full list of All-Americans, visit NSCAA.com.