Uhl, Helverson earn Big Ten honors

Betsy Helfand

Gophers soccer sophomore Taylor Uhl was named to the All-Big Ten First Team, and freshman Haley Helverson was named to the All-Freshman Team. 

Uhl led the Gophers offensively all season. She finished the season with 51 points and 21 goals. Uhl led the Big Ten in points.

As a freshman, Helverson started in 19 of 20 games for the Gophers. She finished the season with six points, including two goals. Helverson played at forward, midfield and defense for Minnesota.

Minnesota's season likely ended Wednesday morning with a loss to Illinois in the first round of the Big Ten tournament.