Metuchen, NJ — The inaugural season of the Southeast Conference provided plenty of excitement and entertainment as each of the four teams played a six-game schedule. The top two sides, Pensacola FC and Atlanta Panthers, clashed in the conference title game, where Pensacola FC claimed the definitive conference crown with a 2-0 win.
Southeast Conference Defensive Player of the Year
— D Emily Madril (Pensacola FC)
Emily Madril proved a crucial anchor for one of the best back lines in UWS, and claims the Southeast Conference Defensive Player of the Year award as a result. Pensacola FC conceded only one goal all season — an astounding defensive effort in which Madril played a big part. She was also an effective attacking threat, with two assists in four games.
Southeast Conference Offensive Player of the Year — F Monigo Karnley (Pensacola FC)
Monigo Karnley of Pensacola FC is the Southeast Conference’s Offensive Player of the Year after showcasing some fantastic goal scoring ability this season. Karnley scored four goals in only four games for Pensacola FC, also adding an assist. She now returns to Mississippi State for her senior season.
2021 UWS All-Southeast Conference Coach of the Year — Jason Providence (Pensacola FC)
Jason Providence could not have done much more in his first season as a coach in UWS. Providence led his Pensacola FC side through a perfect season and Southeast Conference title — and he did so in style. Pensacola FC scored 20 goals while allowing just one in the regular season, closing out the year with a 2-0 win over Atlanta Panthers in the title game to claim the conference crown.
2021 UWS All-Southeast Conference First Team
GK – Cristina Roque (Pensacola FC)
D – Eva Wirtz (Atlanta Panthers)
D – Riley Friesen (Atlanta Panthers)
D – Emily Madril (Pensacola FC)
M – Orianica Velásquez (Louisiana FC)
M – Sophie Laderer (Atlanta Panthers)
F – Monigo Karnley (Pensacola FC)
F – Rammie Noel (Pensacola FC)
F – Hannah White (Atlanta Panthers)
F – Tori Penn (Atlanta Panthers)
F – Valentina Restrepo (Louisiana FC)