Cameron and Steadman Earn New England All-Star Recognition

Cameron and Steadman Earn New England All-Star Recognition

CASTLETON, Vt. – Castleton women's hockey players Jess Cameron and Taylor Steadman were honored as 2015-16 New England Division II/III Women's Hockey All-Stars on Friday morning by the New England Hockey Writers' Association.

Coaches and media outlets throughout New England voted on the All-Star teams following the completion of the 2015-16 season. All recipients will be honored at a banquet on April 13 in Saugus, Mass.

Cameron, a CCM Second Team All-American, posted one of the best seasons for any goaltender in Castleton history, as she set school records in wins (15), save percentage (.947) and winning percentage (.640). The senior also cemented herself as the all-time leader in career save percentage (.936) and career winning percentage (.544). Cameron finished the season fifth in the nation in save percentage while facing the second-most shots among all Division III goaltenders. She was named the NEHC Goaltender of the Year and NEHC First Team All-Conference for her performance, along with being named to the Team of the Week on two separate occasions. Cameron also recently received All-Academic recognition from the NEHC.

Steadman was also honored for Castleton, as the senior and NEHC First Team All-Conference member was named one of seven All-Star forwards. Steadman set multiple career-highs in 2015-16, notching 15 goals and 21 points over 27 games. Steadman had three multi-goal games for the Spartans and led the team with three power-play goals, while finishing second on the squad with three game-winning goals. Steadman wrapped up her career as the all-time leader in power-play goals for Castleton, with 10. Along with Cameron, Steadman also recently achieved All-Academic honors from the NEHC.

Middlebury's Maddie Winslow was named the Player of the Year, while her head coach Bill Mandigo was honored as Coach of the Year. To view the complete list of winners, click here.