EDMONTON, AB (October 24, 2019) – The Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) is pleased to announce Jewels Hallock of the Olds College Broncos has been selected as the 2019-20 ACAC Women's Soccer Rookie of the Year.
Hallock had a great year as rookie goaltender for Olds College, ranking highly in several statistical categories. Despite missing the final two games of the season due to injury, Hallock ranked second in the ACAC in save percentage with a .872 (top in ACAC South), sixth in goals against average with 1.50 (third in ACAC South), third in saves with 102 (2nd in South) and third with six wins (top in the South). She also had three shutouts this season (sixth in ACAC and third in ACAC South). She was also ranked fifth with 900 minutes played (top in ACAC South).
"Her solid work ethic, technique and leadership have been a major asset to our team," Broncos soccer Head Coach Niels Slotboom said. "Julianna has shown a lot of growth on and off the field this season and we are proud to have her as part of our Broncos Family"
Jewels Hallock is a 5-8 goaltender from Sherwood Park, AB. She is studying Veterinary Medical Receptionist and previously attended Salisbury Composite High School and competed for FC Edmonton.
This prestigious award was presented to Jewels Hallock at the 2019 ACAC Women's Soccer Championship Ceremony held on Thursday, Oct. 24 at NAIT. This is the second year in a row that an Olds College Broncos soccer player has won ACAC Rookie of the Year, with Felicia Rodney winning in 2018.
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About the ACAC: The ACAC is the governing body for intercollegiate athletics in Alberta. Its mission is to provide competitive collegiate sport experiences, promote academic achievement and be a leader of sport development in Canada.
For more information on the ACAC, please visit our website: www.acac.ab.ca
For additional information, contact:
Trina Radcliffe, Olds College Mark Kosak, ACAC
Athletics Manager Chief Executive Officer
Twitter: @acac_sport / #ACAC(Sport)2020