SCA is very proud of the fact that many of its players move on to play at the college level. This fall, we had several alumni playing for colleges all over the country.
Alyssa Benjamin (90 Girls) was an All-Conference player for UC Santa Barbara (2008-2011) and is now an assistant coach for UCSB.
Michelle Garrone (94 Girls) is a freshman midfielder at Cal State Monterey Bay.
Phoebe Hendry (94 Girls) is a freshman at Cal State Monterey Bay.
Lindsay Gehring (94 Girls) is a freshman starting defender at UC Riverside.
Noelle LaPrevotte* (94 Girls) is a freshman at University of Portland where she is a starting midfielder. Noelle was selected by Topdrawer Soccer as one of the top 100 freshmen in the country (#61). She was also selected to the 2012 All-West Coast Conference Freshman Team.
Kayley Evans (92 Girls) plays for Cal State Dominguez Hills as a junior midfielder.
Kiera Woerner* (90 Girls) is a senior starting defender for Belmont Abbey College in North Carolina. She is a 3-time All-Tournament selection.
Theresa Mateo* (95 Girls) is a freshman midfielder at Belmont Abbey College.
Danielle Stave (92 Girls) is a junior starting defender at Southern Oregon University . She achieved All-Conference honors in 2011.
Lizzie Mitchell (92 Girls) is a junior starting midfielder at Humboldt State.
Rebecca Yim (94 Girls) is a sophomore starting defender and scholar athlete at Notre Dame de Namur .
Emily Wilbur (94 Girls) plays goalie for the University of Mississippi.
Casey Parisi* (92 Girls) is a junior at UC San Diego.
Taylor Gehring (92 Girls) is a junior defender at UC Santa Barbara.
Kirsten Holmberg (92 Girls) is a junior defender at UC Davis.
Melissa Madrid is a senior at Barry University in Florida. She earned All- Conference and All-South Region First team honors in 2011.
Rika Goto (94 Girls) is a freshman defender at UC Santa Cruz.
Four SCA Alumni went with their teams to the NCAA playoffs!
The University of Portland made it to the first round of the NCAA Regionals for Division 1 schools. They beat Washington State in pks in the first round. They lost to University of Michigan 0-3 in the second round. Congratulations to Noelle LaPrevotte.
Belmont Abbey won an automatic berth to the first round of the NCAA Division II Southeastern Regionals after winning their conference tournament. They defeated Lenoire-Rhyne 1-0 in overtime in the first round and then lost to Columbus State 1-2 in the second round. Congratulations to Kiera Woerner and Theresa Mateo.
UC San Diego played in all rounds of the NCAA Division II playoffs. They defeated Seattle Pacific 2-1, Western Washington 2-1, Colorado Mines in pks, and Grand Valley State 2-1. They faced Western Florida in the NCAA Championship game and lost by a close 1-0, taking 2nd place in the nation! Congratulations to Casey Parisi.