Springfield, Mass. - November 29, 2017 - Springfield College's Kim Quiles (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.) and Ciara Boucher (Manchester, Conn.) of the women's soccer team were recognized for their impressive 2017 campaigns, as the duo both earned United Soccer Coaches All-Region accolades, announced late Monday evening.
Quiles, a senior forward and Applied Exercise Science major at Springfield College, was named First Team All-New England, while Boucher, a senior goalkeeper and Psychology major at Springfield College, was a Second Team All-New England selection.
Quiles put together one of the most impressive senior seasons in Springfield College women's soccer history, as she totaled 36 points on 16 goals and four assists and led the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference in both total points and total goals in 2017. Playing her best soccer late in the season, Quiles registered nine points on four goals and an assist in the Pride's final three games, leading the maroon and white to an ECAC Division III Women's Soccer Championship. One of the most prolific scorers in the Pride's history, Quiles will leave Alden Street fifth all-time in career goals (34) and tied for fifth all-time in career points (79).
Boucher enjoyed another stellar season between the pipes for Springfield College, as she was also a New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) First Team All-Conference selection at season's end. On top of setting a new program record for shutouts in a single season (11), Boucher will also leave the Pride as the program's new leader in career shutouts, as she accumulated 31 shutouts over three years. Starting 64 of the 68 games that she played in from 2014-2017, Boucher totaled 38 wins, as she registered a career goals-against average of 0.74 and career save percentage of .820.