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Bemidji State soccer: Ellefsen, Domiano named All-Region

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- BSU juniors Ashlee Ellefsen and Alysha Domiano were named to the 2009 NSCAA Women's NCAA Division II All-Central Region Third Team for their efforts in the 2009 season that saw the Beavers go 11-6-2 (7-5-1 NSIC).

Both Ellefsen and Domiano were named to the 2009 Daktronics All-Central Region Women's Soccer Second Team and both were honored with All-NSIC Team selections this year, Ellefsen (First Team) and Domiano (Second Team).

Ellefsen had a standout junior year. She broke the school records for most career points (80), most career goals (32), and game-winning goals (11). She also tied the school record for most assists in a season (7).

On the season, Ellefsen scored 13 goals and notched seven assists for a total of 33 points. It was her best single-season performance at BSU after scoring 16 points (7G, 2A) her freshman year and 31 points (12G, 7A) in her sophomore season.

Domiano was a crucial part of the Beaver backline all year. Her efforts in the defensive third helped the Beavers limit their opponents to just 17 goals, which established school record. The defense helped record seven shutouts including a scoreless streak that spanned from Sept. 20-27.