Finlandia Soccer's L'Esperance earns regional honor

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HANCOCK, Mi. Junior Kirsten L’Esperance was selected to the United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division III All-North Region team.

L’Esperance earned third team honors. She is the first male or female soccer player in school history to earn all-region honors.

L’Esperance had a banner year with 23 goals, 21 assists and 67 points. She ranks among the top 10 for NCAA Division III in six categories and leads in assists per game (1.40), points per game (4.47) and total assists.

L’Esperance set the single-season and career records for goals, assists and points. She was named to the All-ACAA (American Collegiate Athletic Association) first team.

Jordan Andrews – Finlandia Head Coach

I'm so excited for Kirsten to be recognized this year for her tremendous quality that she displayed all year long. Kirsten is a team first player and is always thanking her teammates for putting her in spots to succeed. She put forth an exciting season, breaking every school record and leading the nation in multiple categories. Congratulations to Kirsten who is a team captain and also a wonderful person, student, and player who comes from a great family."