OXFORD, Ohio—Four Miami University women’s soccer players earned Academic All-Ohio honors from the Ohio Collegiate Soccer Association. Senior midfielder/forward Katy Dolesh and senior midfielder Kayla Zakrzewski earned first-team distinction, while junior defender Courtney Zanotti captured second-team honors and senior goalkeeper Allison Norenberg was a third-team honoree.
This is among a growing list of postseason honors for Dolesh, who also earned All-Ohio honors for the third time earlier this season. This is her third Academic All-Ohio honor. Dolesh is a a four-time All-MAC selection, earning first-team honors the last three years and second-team recognition as a freshman. She earned NSCAA All-Region honors for the second time in her career and was named an NSCAA Academic All-Region selection earlier this month. A captain for the RedHawks, Dolesh tied for the team lead in goals with seven on the year to go along with two assists for 16 points. She tied for seventh among MAC leaders in goals. Dolesh owns a 3.46 GPA and majors in health studies.
Zakrzewski earns Academic All-Ohio honors for the third time in her career and captured fourth All-Ohio honor in December. Zakrzewski also is a three-time NSCAA All-Region selection, named twice to the third team and once on the first team, and a four-time All-MAC selection, earning first-team distinction the last two years while being named to the second team her first two seasons at Miami. Zakrzewski was second on the team with 17 points on five goals, three of which were game winners, and a team-leading seven assists. She ties for third among MAC statistical leaders in assists, tied for 10th in points and tied for third in game-winning goals. Zakrzewski owns a 3.24 GPA and majors in sports studies.
This is Zanotti’s second appearance on the OSCA Academic All-Ohio team. Zanotti was a Second-Team All-MAC selection this season and anchored a Miami defense that set a program record for shutouts in a season, amassing 12. She played and started in all 21 games for the RedHawks and played a team-leading 1,928 minutes. Zanotti boats a 3.90 GPA and majors in middle childhood education.
Norenberg earns the first academic award of her Miami career. She set a Miami record for shutouts in a season (11), which led the MAC this season, and career (23) and spearheaded Miami to a program record for shutouts in a season (12). In MAC play, Norenberg tied for first in shutouts (7) and save percentage (.875) and led all players in goals-against average (0.51). She ranked seventh in saves and eighth in saves per game in MAC play. Norenberg posts a 3.34 GPA and majors in kinesiology.