MOUNT PEARL SOCCER HOF

 

KGV PITCHTwo people will be inducted into the Mount Pearl Soccer Hall of Fame on November 7th

Jennifer Andrews played at the Intercollegiate level with Acadia University for four years. She was also an All-Canadian all-star.

 

 

Jennifer had great success in soccer from an early age, winning provincial championships every year from 1987 at the under 12 division up to 1993 at the under 18 division. During her time as a minor player, she also represented the province at 10 National championships plus the Canada Games in 1993. While being 14, and 16, Jennifer played on the Provincial U18 team which represented the province at 3 National Championships in 1989, 90, and 91. During her minor soccer days, Jennifer won the Keith Burt Scholarship twice. In 1993, Jennifer represented the province at the Canada Games.

 

At the National level, Jennifer played at the university level from 1993 – 1998 with Acadia where she was an AUAA All Star 1994 to 1996. In 1995, Jennifer was a 1st team All Canadian (All Star), the league top scorer, AUAA MVP, and Acadia’s Athlete of the year. In 1996 Jennifer was also honored by being named named to the 2nd team All Canadian (All Star)

 

Ben Dunne, who coached Jennifer for many years, described her as a player who displayed true grit, determination, courage, sportsmanship, fair play and was a pleasure to have coached at ten National Championships and one Canada Games competition in 1993.

 

Julie Fiander will also  be inducted. She had played five years with Memorial Ladies team and also played in the Breens Jubilee Soccer League. She also competed on the national level.

 

 

Julie (Bulger) Fiander was a very talented and dedicated soccer player who played seventeen years in the MPSA program from house league to the Senior Ladies Jubilee Trophy team, and she played five years with the Memorial University Varsity Soccer team.

 

Julie started playing minor in 1981and was a member of the GU12A team which won the provincial championship in 1987.  In 1998-99, Julie played on the MPSA GU14A team which won two provincial championships, and represented Newfoundland and Labrador at the Nationals in Halifax and Ottawa, respectfully. Julie became first female Newfoundlander to score a goal in minor National competition.

 

In 1990 Julie played GU16A team which won the provincial championship and represented the province at the Nationals  and won the Gunn Balderson in NS. In 1991 while playing on the GU16A team, and winning the provincial championship, and was named MVP. Julie also played on the Jubilee team, which also won the provincial championship, and represented the province at the Nationals in Saskatchewan

 

Also long time soccer people Angus Barrett and Charlie Chaytor will become honourary life members.