In 27 years of Little East Conference all-star balloting, junior forward Emily Becher of Brooklyn and teammate Maggie Bodington become the first players from the women’s soccer program to earn first-team All-LEC laurels as many as three times.
After leading the conference in goals and points as a sophomore, Becher finished second in goals for the second time in three years when she totaled 12 goals and was tied for third with 28 points. Named the LEC Offensive Player-of-the-Week once in 2016, Becher shared the conference lead with six game-winning goals.
Becher scored eight goals and had ten points in seven LEC regular-season games, with three of her goals game-winners.Three times during the season, Becher scored the only goal of the match, giving her seven such performances in the last two years. In a shutout of UMass Dartmouth Sept. 17, Becher scored all three goals in the match, giving her a first-ever hat trick.
Heading into her senior season, Becher is ranked third all-time at Eastern in goals (45) and fourth place all-time with 98 points, and tied for second with 19 game-winning goals.