Brookdale makes history with NJCAA women's three-peat

Brookdale won its third consecutive NJCAA Division III women's national title with a 1-0 victory over Oxford Emory in the final to become the first women's team at any NJCAA level to win three years in a row.

The Jersey Blues broke a scoreless deadlock with just under eight minutes remaining when freshman midfielder Amanda Karabin found sophomore Simone McEnough with a corner kick, and McEnough's header beat Oxford Emory goalkeeper Daria Zarzeka.

Brookdale keeper Marti Stewart, the tournament's Most Valuable Defensive Player, made three saves to record her 14th shutout of the season. Brookdale midfielder Ashely Cafarella was named tournament MVP, while McEnough was selected as the tournament’s Most Valuable Offensive Player.

Brookdale finished its season with a 19-1-0 record. Oxford Emory's loss in the final was its only loss of the season It finished 18-1-1.
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