Alumni Update - Mars' Mani Brueckner (Gannon)

Written by Drew Karpen on .


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Lock Haven, Pa. – Gannon's Mani Brueckner, a Mars graduate, was selected by the league's head coaches as the 2013 PSAC Women's Soccer Offensive Athlete of the Year for the second straight season. Alongside Brueckner is Slippery Rock's Lauren Impey, who clinched the first-ever PSAC Defensive Athlete of the Year award. Andrea Felix of Slippery Rock was named the Freshman of the Year, while Shippensburg head coach Rob Fulton took Coach of the Year honors.

Brueckner has tallied 10 goals and 13 assists so far this season for a conference-high 33 points. Heading into the PSAC Championship tournament she ranks 18th in all of Division II in points per game with 1.94. In addition, Brueckner was named the PSAC Freshman of the Year a season ago. In her two years at Gannon, Brueckner already ranks third all-time for Gannon in points with 66, tied for fifth with 20 goals, and is the assists leader with 26.


(photo courtesy of Gannon University)