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2016 Orlando City Academy College Roundup

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This year, several Orlando City youth academy graduates played key roles for college teams across the nation.

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Each year, Orlando City's youth academy produces several players from the boys and girls academy that go on to compete in collegiate soccer. Here’s a rundown of how the Orlando City academy graduates currently in collegiate soccer did this past season.

Boys Academy Graduates

Nathaniel Adamolekun (Freshman, FW, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill):

Played in five games, recording 38 minutes.

Gorka Aperribay (Sophomore, F, University of Central Florida):

Played in 13 games, starting five, recording 625 minutes with a goal and an assist.

Marcos Arroyo (Junior, MF, West Point):

Started 16 games, playing 1,475 minutes and recorded three assists.

Brandon Bartel (Freshman, MF, University of Pennsylvania):

Played in 15 games, recording two assists.

Cormac Begley (Freshman, MF, University of North Florida):

Started 14 games, recording 866 minutes with one goal and four assists.

Brandon Braumueller (Junior, FW, Lipscomb University):

Played in 13 games, recording 241 minutes with two assists.

Eric Brody (Freshman, MF Newberry College):

Started 17 games, recording 1,466 minutes with one goal.

Kyle Carr (Senior, D, Liberty University):

Played in 14 games, starting 13, recording one assist.

Alex Chopra (Junior, D, Rollins College):

Played in 10 games and recorded 267 minutes.

Kyndle Cobb (Senior, GK, Coker College):

Started one game, playing 25 minutes.

Kenolson Collin (Freshman, MF, Waldorf University):

Played in eight games, starting one, with two goals and three assists.

Carlos Cuevas (Freshman, MF, Drexel University):

Played in 16 games, starting four, and recording 715 minutes with one goal.

Alex Doyle (Sophomore, MF, Barry University):

Played in 13 games, starting one, recording 406 minutes with three goals and two assists.

Jaiden Fortune (Sophomore, FW, Elon University):

Played in 15 games, starting 11, recording 873 minutes with three goals and three assists.

Noah Franke (Junior, MF, Creighton University):

Started 16 games, recording 1,357 minutes, with one goal and six assists.

Cameron Hardington (Junior, D, Amherst College):

Played in 14 games, starting seven, and recorded two goals and two assists.

Tristin Johnson (Freshman, MF, Rollins College):

Played in 15 games, starting 14, and recording 1,229 minutes.

Zach King (Junior, GK, Lenoir-Rhyne University):

Started 16 games, recording 1,487 minutes, and conceded 16 goals for a 0.97 goals-against average, making 68 saves.

Eli Lockaby (Sophomore, MF, Virginia Commonwealth University):

Played in 15 games, starting 14, and recorded a goal and four assists.

Charles Lynch (Sophomore, MF, Rose Hulman Institute of Technology):

Played in 18 games, recording two goals and an assist.

Chandler Maynes (Freshman, D, Stetson University):

Played in four games, starting two, and recording 194 minutes.

Michael Melvin (Junior, MF, Clemson University):

Played in 15 games, recording two assists.

Johnny Nartowicz (Sophomore, MF, Rollins College):

Played in 16 games, starting 14, and recorded a goal and two assists.

George New (Sophomore, D/M, Rollins College):

Played in four games, starting one, recording 105 minutes.

Alex Norris (Freshman, D/MF, Daytona State College):

Started 15 games, recording an assist.

Daniel O'Brien (Sophomore, FW, Stetson University):

Played in 15 games, starting eight, recording 744 minutes with a goal.

Nicholas O'Callaghan (Sophomore, D, Elon University):

Played in 12 games, starting 11, recording 1,035 minutes with one goal and two assists.

Michael O'Sullivan (Senior, D, Palm Beach Atlantic University):

Started 16 games, recording 1,281 minutes with three goals.

Sean Reilly (Junior, D, Cedarville University):

Started 19 games, recording 1,791 minutes with one goal.

Jonathan Rosales (Freshman, D, University of South Florida)

Played in 16 games.

Cyrus Siminou (Sophomore, D/MF, Rollins College):

Played in 13 games, starting three, recording 406 minutes with two goals.

Kohl Thompson (Senior, D, Coker College):

Played in 12 games, starting seven, and recorded an assist.

Drew Trautmann (Junior, GK, Rollins College):

Played in 14 games, starting 13, and recording 1,313 minutes. Conceded 23 goals for a 1.58 goals-against average and made 56 saves.

Aiden Wixted (Freshman, D, North Carolina State University):

Played in eight games.

Dennis Zapata (Sophomore , MF, Florida Gulf Coast University):

Played in 16 games, starting 13, recording 947 minutes with three goals and three assists.

Girls Academy Graduates

Jessica Andrade (Sophomore, D, Villanova University):

Played in 10 games, starting two, recording 190 minutes.

Alison Backel (Sophomore, D, Concord University):

Played in seven games, starting six.

Erica Belforti (Sophomore, D, University of North Carolina – Asheville):

Played in eight games, recording 274 minutes.

Emma Bloom (Senior, FW, Rollins College):

Started 14 games, recording 1,094 minutes with five goals and four assists.

Becky Brown (Sophomore, D, University of West Georgia):

Played in 12 games, starting five, recording 563 minutes.

Hadley Bucken (Freshman, D, Niagara University):

Played in 15 games.

Gabby Caliendo (Sophomore, FW, Wingate College):

Played in 15 games, starting four, recording 512 minutes.

Abbie Camargo (Junior, MF, Stetson University):

Played in 17 games, starting 16, recording 985 minutes with five assists.

Briana Camargo (Junior, MF, Stetson University):

Played in 17 games, starting 16, recording 1,205 minutes with two goals and four assists.

Morgan Campbell (Junior, FW, Palm Beach Atlantic University):

Started 15 games, recording 814 minutes with a goal and an assist.

Lexi Castellano (Freshman, MF, University of Miami):

Played in seven games.

Natasha Castellano (Freshman, D, Mars Hill University):

Started 17 games.

Stephanie Cawthorne (Freshman, MF, Lincoln Memorial University):

Played in 12 games, starting one, recording 292 minutes.

Jocelyn Cintron (Freshman, GK, Belmont Abbey College):

Played in one game.

Ashley Cole (Junior, MF, Warner University):

Played in 14 games, starting nine, with one assist.

Olivia Cole (Senior, D, Samford University):

Started 17 games, recording 1,404 minutes with one goal.

Samantha Collin (Senior, MF, Rollins College):

Played in 12 games, starting five, recording 560 minutes with two goals and an assist.

Kayla Combs (Senior , MF, Lander University):

Played in six games, starting one.

Sarah Combs (Sophomore, MF, Tusculum College):

Played in four games.

Victoria Covas (Junior, D, Saint Leo University):

Played in 13 games, starting 12, with a goal.

Nicole Doolittle (Junior, D, Converse College):

Played in 18 games, starting 15, with 12 goals and two assists.

Tori Dorr (Freshman, MF, Florida Gulf Coast University):

Played in 16 games.

Kristina Fisher (Freshman, FW, University of Miami):

Played in 19 games with 11 goals and three assists.

Natalie Fouque (Freshman, MF, Villanova University):

Played in 18 games, starting three, recording 567 minutes.

Mandy Freeman (Senior , D/MF, University of Southern California):

Started 18 games, recording 1,633 minutes with two assists.

Anna Griessler (Sophomore, MF/F, Florida Southern University):

Played in 13 games, starting 12, recording 782 minutes with three goals and an assist.

Meredith Guernee (Senior, D/MF, Dartmouth College):

Started 14 games with two goals and an assist.

Jackie Hagan (Freshman, MF, Missouri Baptist University):

Started 17 games with a goal and an assist.

Jessica Hamrick (Junior, FW, University of South Florida):

Played in 17 games.

Kaela Harmon (Junior, D, Flagler College):

Played in five games, starting three, recording 327 minutes.

Lauren Jackson (Freshman, MF, University of Tampa):

Played in seven games, starting five.

Selena Jaimes (Senior, D, Saint Leo University):

Started 12 games, recording a goal and three assists.

Mora Johnson (Senior, FW, Rollins College):

Started seven games, recording 498 minutes with one goal and two assists.

Lynsey Kelly (Sophomore, MF, Troy University):

Played in five games, recording 76 minutes with an assist.

Regan Kowalski (Sophomore, GK, Lyon College):

Played in four games, starting two, conceding five goals for a 6.326 goals-against average with seven saves.

Ashley Kreinbring (Freshman, FW, Eckerd College):

Played in 18 games, starting 17, recording 1,461 minutes with a goal and four assists.

Nikki Lauderback (Junior, D, University of South Florida):

Played in 16 games.

Brooke Lazarus (Junior, D, High Point University):

Played in 14 games.

Rachel Lemay (Sophomore, GK, Covenant University):

Started 18 games, recording 1,491 minutes. Conceded eight goals for a 0.48 goals-against average and made 51 saves.

Madeline Loftus (Senior, MF, Centre College):

Played in seven games, starting one, recording a goal and an assist.

Rachel Lopez (Junior, GK, Thomas University):

Played in one game for 10 minutes.

Miranda Lucas (Freshman, MF, Armstrong State University):

Played in 16 games with four goals.

Sabrina Magno (Junior, D, Valdosta State University):

Played in 17 games, starting 16, with an assist.

Jensen Meaux (Sophomore, MF, Brenau University):

Played in 16 games, starting 10, with three goals and an assist.

Hannah Menard (Sophomore, D, Vanderbilt University):

Played in eight games, starting five, recording 550 minutes.

Maria Munoz (Freshman, MF, Florida Institute of Technology):

Played in 13 games, starting 12, recording 776 minutes with three goals.

Evelyn Neidert (Sophomore, FW, Towson University):

Played in 18 games, starting 13, recording 853 minutes with two goals and an assist.

Veronica Nobles (Freshman, D, West Virginia Institute of Technology):

Played in 15 games, starting five.

Heather Nulty (Freshman, FW, Daytona State College):

Played in 13 games, starting 12, with nine goals and four assists.

Abi Olmeda (Sophomore, MF, Huntingdon College):

Started 16 games with two goals.

Brianna Palmer (Sophomore, D, Winthrop University):

Played in 13 games, starting 10, recording 664 minutes with a goal and an assist.

Lindsey Pinder (Sophomore, FW, Palm Beach Atlantic University):

Played in nine games, recording 199 minutes.

Jordan Power (Freshman, FW, Coker College):

Played in eight games, starting six.

Dara Probst (Senior, D, Thomas University):

Played in six games, starting two.

Olivia Printy (Freshman, GK, Manhattan College):

Played in 16 games, recording 1,303 minutes. Conceded 18 goals for a 1.24 goals-against average and made 74 saves.

Samantha Pyle (Freshman, D, Mars Hill University):

Started 17 games, scoring a goal.

Kasey Rakauskas (Sophomore, MF, Florida Southern University):

Played in five games, recording 92 minutes.

Amanda Raleigh (Freshman, D, University of South Carolina – Upstate):

Played in 15 games, starting eight, recording 666 minutes.

Ally Rost (Freshman, D, Rollins College):

Played in 12 games, starting seven, recording 667 minutes.

Dyaniz Serrano (Freshman, GK, Polk State College):

Played in eight games, starting four, recording 376 minutes. Conceded seven goals for a 1.68 goals-against average and made 34 saves.

Marianna Shurina (Freshman, MF, East Carolina University):

Played in 17 games, starting 14, with two goals and an assist.

Paxton Sickler (Senior, MF, Rollins College):

Started 14 games, recording 1,117 minutes with six goals and three assists.

Gabriella Siegfried (Freshman, D, Mars Hill University):

Played in one game.

Kim Stagg (Senior, MF, University of Rochester):

Started 17 games, recording 1,040 minutes with two assists.

Lee Stagg (Senior, MF, University of Rochester):

Played in 17 games, starting 13, recording 857 minutes with three goals.

Emily Sterns (Sophomore, FW, Troy University):

Played in nine games, starting five, recording 375 minutes with a goal.

Madison Taylor (Senior, D, Rollins College):

Played in 14 games, starting 13, recording 1,022 minutes.

Fiona Whitfield (Senior, MF, Johnson & Wales University):

Played in six games, starting two, recording an assist.

Lucy Yanckello (Senior, MF, Centre College):

Played in two games, starting one.

Kiana Zangeneh (Freshman, D, Florida Institute of Technology):

Played in 11 games, starting one, recording 311 minutes.


It was another successful collegiate season for Orlando City youth academy graduates. While many are done for the year, several of these players will continue with the 2016 postseason. We'll have updates on how these players did in those tournaments as they occur.