Alumni Update - Mars' Mani Brueckner (Gannon)

Written by Drew Karpen on .

ERIE, Pa. - Gannon's Mani Brueckner and Olivia Augustyniak (Erie, Pa./Mercyhurst Prep) have been named toBrueckner Gannon the Conference Commissioner's Association (CCA) NCAA Division II Women's Soccer All-America teams. Brueckner landed a spot on the first team while Augustyniak earned honorable-mention accolades.

Brueckner became a five-time All-American with her second career first-team selection. The senior forward's past all-america awards include National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) first-team accolades as a senior, NSCAA second-team honors as a sophomore and Daktronics third-team accolades as a sophomore and junior.

An eight-time all-region selection, she has been named all-region by both the sports information directors and coaches all four years. Brueckner is also a three-time NCAA Division II Atlantic Region Player of the Year and Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Athlete of the Year.

The Mars graduate recorded 18 goals, eight assists, 44 points and six game-winning goals this season. Brueckner led the conference in points per match (2.10), goals per match (0.86) and game-winning goals.

Brueckner broke Gannon's single-record record for points (44) and goals (18) in 2015. She is Gannon's all-time leader in career points (137) and assists (45) while finishing five goals shy of that record (51).


(photo courtesy of Gannon University)