Couch collected nine goals and 14 assists as a senior. She had three game-winning goals to give her 10 in her career. She was named GSAC Offensive Player of the Week once this season.

Evans, a senior center defender, helped the Lions post 15 shutouts in 2012. She produced three assists from the back line. She was a four-year contributor for the Lions.

Rucireta, another four-year standout at center midfielder, started 77 games in her career. She had two goals and six assists in 2012.

Terry, a sophomore goalkeeper, posted a 0.42 goals-against average and had nine shutouts in games she was the sole keeper. She made 46 saves in 19 appearances, including 17 starts. She was named GSAC Defensive Player of the Week twice.

Vanguard seniors Charlotte Wisniewski, Annamaria Tedeschi and Jordan Cleary were named GSAC scholar-athletes.

— From staff reports

'Eaters' Winkler All-Big West pick

UC Irvine senior Kristin Winkler has been named first-team All-Big West Conference in women's volleyball, while UCI's Marisa Bubica earned a spot on the conference's All-Freshman Team.

Winkler, a four-year starter at libero who became the Big West all-time leader in career digs (2,260) also set school records this season for digs in a single match (36) and single season (627).

Bubica, a 6-foot-3 outside hitter, had 341 kills and her 3.13 kills per game ranked second on the team. She was fifth among Anteaters with 138 digs and had 58 blocks and 12 aces.

Bubica posted double-figure kills in 18 matches for the Anteaters, who finished 11-22, 5-13 in conference.

Aly Squires, a 6-1 junior outside hitter who led the team with 443 kills) and Shannon Fleming, a 6-1 junior middle blocker, received honorable mention.

Emily Hartong of Hawaii was named Player of the Year, while Dave Shoji (Hawaii) and Brian Gimmillaro (Long Beach State) shared Coach of the Year honors.

— From staff reports

VU trio All-GSAC

Vanguard University seniors Kevin Cornwall and Kyle O'Brien have been named All-Golden State Athletic Conference in men's soccer for a third straight season.

Lions senior defender Sam Nicholson was also recognized all-conference by conference coaches.

Cornwall, a three-year starter whose career was limited due to injuries, had six goals and two assists in nine games in 2012. The native of Dublin, Ireland was an NAIA first-team All-American as a sophomore in 2010, when he amassed 16 goals and three assists in 21 games with eight game-winning goals.

Cornwall, a forward, posted 33 goals, including 16 game-winners, and eight assists in his 46 career matches for the Lions.

O'Brien, a midfielder, had five goals and three assists in 17 games this season for the Lions, who finished 7-9-3, 5-3-2 in conference. He had two game-winning goals in 2012.