2013 College News.
It is the goal of SCA to prepare every player to compete at the college level. SCA is proud of the fact that many of our players move on to play soccer at colleges all over the country including University of Portland, UC Santa Cruz, Cal State Monterey Bay, Belmont Abbey College, UC San Diego,UC Santa Barbara, St. Mary’s College, Humboldt State University, Southern Oregon, Willamette University, Loyola Marymount, Lamar University, Notre Dame de Namur, and UC Davis. Here is some news from the 2013 college season.
Theresa Mateo (95 Girls) and Mariah Meuse (95 Girls) are both starting midfielders for Belmont Abbey College in North Carolina. The Crusaders made it to the Sweet 16 round of the Division II NCAA tournament. Theresa scored 1 goal and had 2 assists and Mariah had 3 assists this season.
Noelle LaPrevotte (94 Girls) and the University of Portland Pilots made it to the second round of the NCAA Division I tournament. Noelle had 4 goals and 2 assists this season.
Colette Behen (92 Girls) and Lizzie Mitchell (92 Girls) are both junior starters and team captains for the Humboldt State University Jacks. Colette scored 3 goals and 3 assists and Lizzie scored 2 goals and 2 assists. Lizzie also received All-CCAA Honorable Mention Midfielder.
Jennifer Yacuta (95 Girls) had a great freshman year at Lamar University in Texas. Playing forward, she scored 4 goals and had 2 assists.
Emily Sewall (95 Girls) started 7 games as goalie at Willamette University. She was chosen Conference Athlete of the Week on October 23rd.
Rika Goto (94 Girls) is a starting defender for UC Santa Cruz. Rika started all 18 games this season for the Slugs.
Michelle Garone and Hannah Roberts (94 Girls) play for Cal State Monterey Bay. Michelle is a forward with one goal this season. Hannah is a starting defender.
Kayley Evans (92 Girls) is a starting defender for Cal State Dominguez Hills.
Lindsay Gehring (94 Girls) and Casey Parisi (92 Girls) play for the UC San Diego Tritons.
After 3 stellar years at Barry University in Florida, Melissa Madrid (92 Girls) played her final year of collegiate soccer at St. Mary’s College in Moraga. She scored 3 goals and had 1 assist for the Gaels.
Taylor Gehring (92 Girls) had a great year as starting senior defender at UC Santa Barbara.
Danielle Stave (92 Girls) had another great year as a starting senior defender at Southern Oregon University. Also playing for Southern Oregon this season was Chloe Welch (92 Girls). She started 14 games and had 3 goals and 3 assists.
Taylor Halstenson is a starting midfielder for Santa Rosa Junior College. The Bears finished second in the Big 8 Conference and made it to the second round of the CCCAA playoffs. Taylor had 3 goals and 2 assists this season.
Rebecca Yim (94 Girls) who was a starting defender for Notre Dame de Namur the last 2 years, was a red shirt this year because of a concussion she sustained playing for the U23's last summer. She looks forward to playing for spring season.
Dayna Dolcini (95 Girls) is a freshman defender for Loyola Marymount, and Kirsten Holmberg (94 Girls) senior defender for UC Davis.