CRANFORD - For the second consecutive year, Cranford High School's Maggie Murray has been named the Union County Conference Player of the Year award.
Murray, the Texas A & M Corpus Christi commit, put together another strong season with 19 goals and 15 assists, an uptick from last year's 14 goals and 16 assists. Her strong season helped lead the Cougars to a record of 16-4-2 and were co-Union County Champions with Westfield.
"Winning “Player of the Year” in Union County - one of the most competitive counties in the state - is an outstanding accomplishment," said Cranford head coach Andrew Gagliardo. "But to have Maggie win it two years in a row is a true testament to her talent level and work ethic over her four years here at CHS. We are extremely proud of her."
Along with Union County Player of the Year, Maggie was also named Third Team All-State, First Team All-Group 3, All-Union County Conference, and All-Watchung Division.
Other Cranford Postseason Honorees:
Claire Ganley: Second Team All-Group 3, All-Union County Conference, First team All-Watchung Division
Laurel Teel: All-Union County Conference, 2nd Team All-Watchung Division
Abby Ahern: All-Union County Conference, 2nd Team All-Watchung Division
Amanda Vath: First team All-Watchung Division
Sophia Montague: 2nd Team All-Watchung Division
Riley Korzeneski: Honorable Mention All-Watchung Division
Brooke Swandrak: Honorable Mention All-Watchung Division
Kirsten Williams: Honorable Mention All-Watchung Division
"Anytime a player is recognized for her efforts, it shines a light on the effort and attitude of that player," said Gagliardo. "Players just don’t wake up and work hard for a day - it shows they've consistently done it throughout a pretty long season. Hats off to all of our girls who got some great recognition this season. It’s a program win for us."