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2018 Orlando Pride Academy College Roundup

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Several Pride academy graduates have made an impact on college soccer this year.

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Every year, several players from the Orlando Pride Academy make their way to colleges across the country on soccer scholarships. Many have become key parts of successful teams, including Brooke Bollinger, who won the 2018 national championship with Florida State. With the season having ended, let’s look at how potential future Pride players have fared this year.

Sarah Aikens (Sophomore, GK, Nova Southeastern University):

Played in seven games with two starts, recorded 182 minutes, conceded three goals for a 1.49 goals-against average, recorded four saves and one shutout.

Bri Austin (Sophomore, F, Villanova University):

Played in 17 games with 14 starts, recorded 489 minutes, took 46 shots with 21 on target, recorded eight goals and one assist.

Alison Backel (Senior, D, West Virginia Institute of Technology):

Played in 11 games with 11 starts, recorded 848 minutes, took eight shots with six on target.

Sarah Bissett (Freshman, MF, Catawba College):

Played in one game.

Brooke Bollinger (RS-Freshman, GK, Florida State University):

Played in 20 games with 20 starts, recorded 1,809 minutes, conceded nine goals for a 0.45 goals-against average, recorded 38 saves and 10 shutouts.

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

Played in 16 games with 16 starts, recorded 1,441 minutes, took three shots with one on target.

Janae Brown (Freshman, MF, Alabama State University):

Played in 18 games with six starts, recorded 773 minutes, took 10 shots with four on target, recorded one goal and one assist.

Hadley Bucken (Junior, D, Niagara University):

Played in 19 games with 18 starts, took two shots.

Lexi Castellano (Junior, D, University of Miami):

Played in 16 games with eight starts, took 11 shots with five on target, recorded one goal.

Natasha Castellano (Junior, D, Rollins College):

Played in 15 games with 15 starts, took seven shots with five on target, recorded one goal.

Sarah Combs (Senior, MF, Tusculum University):

Played in 18 games with 12 starts, took two shots with two on target.

Rachel Condrey (Sophomore, D, Huntingdon College):

Played in five games.

Carolyne Davidson (Sophomore, MF, Princeton University):

Played in six games, recorded 104 minutes.

Chyanne Dennis (Sophomore, D, University of South Florida):

Played in 17 games with 14 starts, recorded 1,173 minutes.

Tori Dorr (RS-Sophomore, MF, Florida Gulf Coast University):

Played in seven games, recorded 107 minutes, took 12 shots with five on target, recorded one goal.

Anika Duncan (Freshman, MF, Saint Leo University):

Played in eight games, recorded 66 minutes, took three shots with one on target.

Holly Eddins (Freshman, GK, Southeastern University):

Played in 21 games with 21 starts, recorded 1,759 minutes, conceded 13 goals for a 0.67 goals-against average, recorded 89 saves and nine shutouts.

Julia England (Freshman, F, Jacksonville State University):

Played in nine games, recorded 152 minutes, took three shots with one on target.

Katie Evans (Freshman, D, Rollins College):

Played in 13 games, took five shots with three on target, recorded one assist.

Kristina Fisher (Junior, MF, University of Miami):

Played in 18 games with 18 starts, recorded 1,490 minutes, took 43 shots with 16 on target, recorded one goal and two assists.

Natalie Fouque (Junior, MF, Villanova University):

Played in 17 games with five starts, recorded 635 minutes, took 17 shots with eight on target, recorded one goal.

Jewell Gentry-Mickelson (Sophomore, F, Polk State College):

Played in eight games with eight starts, took 27 shots with 15 on target, recorded three goals and two assists.

Bella Giuliano (Sophomore, D, Rollins College):

Played in four games with one start, took two shots with one on target, recorded one goal.

Anna Griessler (Senior, MF, Florida Southern University):

Played in 16 games with six starts, took 21 shots with 15 on target, recorded five goals and one assist.

Kaylee Haas (Freshman, MF, Reinhardt University):

Played in 18 games with 17 starts, recorded 1,381 minutes, took eight shots with five on target, recorded two goals.

Jackie Hagan (Junior, D, Missouri Baptist University):

Played in 19 games with 19 starts, took nine shots with three on target, recorded one goal.

Hensley Hancuff (Freshman, GK, Villanova University):

Played in 12 games with 11 starts, recorded 1,037 minutes, conceded 13 goals for a 1.13 goals-against average, recorded 52 saves and one shutout.

Sabrina Henderson (Sophomore, MF, Chowan University):

Played in 17 games with 16 starts, recorded 1,342 minutes, took 63 shots with 37 on target, recorded 11 goals and five assists.

Sydney Henderson (Sophomore, D, Chowan University):

Played in 17 games with 15 starts, recorded 1,388 minutes, took 24 shots with 11 on target, recorded one goal and three assists.

Sabrina Henderson (Sophomore, MF, Chowan University):

Played in 17 games with 16 starts, recorded 1,342 minutes, took 63 shots with 37 on target, recorded 11 goals and five assists.

Samantha Hilsee (Sophomore, MF, Emory University):

Played in 20 games with 20 starts, took 33 shots with 13 on target, recorded six goals and three assists.

Samantha Hoffman (Sophomore, D/MF, Johns-Hopkins University):

Played in 21 games with three starts, recorded 864 minutes, took seven shots with three on target, recorded one goal.

Grace Howell (Freshman, MF, Saint Leo University):

Played in 13 games, recorded 232 minutes, took three shots with two on target.

Lynsey Kelly (Senior, MF, Southeastern University):

Played in 24 games with 24 starts, recorded 1,981 minutes, took 19 shots with five on target, recorded three goals and three assists.

Gabriela Labrador (Freshman, D, Southeastern University):

Played in 20 games with 20 starts, recorded 1,602 minutes, took two shots with one on target, recorded one goal and one assist.

Jenna Lantrip (Freshman, D, Florida Institute of Technology):

Played in three games, recorded 44 minutes.

Rachel Lemay (Senior, GK, Covenant College):

Played in 20 games with 20 starts, recorded 1,860 minutes, conceded 23 goals for a 1.11 goal-against average, made 127 saves.

Haillie Lower (Junior, MF, University of Florida):

Played in seven games, recorded 86 minutes.

Amanda Martin (Freshman, D, University of South Carolina):

Played in five games, recorded 93 minutes, took one shot.

Julia Martin (Freshman, F, University of North Florida):

Played in 16 games with 15 starts, recorded 1,074, took 30 shots with 16 on target, recorded one goal and four assists.

Genesis Martinez (Freshman, GK, Eckerd College):

Played in one game with one start, recorded four minutes.

Marisa Maynes (Sophomore, MF, Stetson University):

Played in seven games with four starts, recorded 336 minutes, recorded one assist.

Grace McEnerney (Freshman, MF, Truett McConnell University):

Played in nine games, recorded 140 minutes, took two shots with one on target.

Jensen Meaux (Junior, MF, Brenau University):

Played in 16 games, recorded 24 shots with four on target.

Kiara Montenegro (Sophomore, F/MF, Lees-McRae College):

Played in four games with three starts, took six shots with two on target.

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

Played in 18 games with 18 starts, recorded 1,595 minutes, took 73 shots with 35 on target, recorded seven goals and five assists.

Evelyn Neidert (Senior, F, Towson University):

Played in 19 games with six starts, recorded 722 minutes, took 17 shots with nine on target, recorded two goals and two assists.

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

Played in 11 games with 11 starts, took 11 shots with six on target.

Brianna Palmer (Senior, D, Winthrop University):

Played in 18 games with 18 starts, recorded 1,325 minutes, took four shots with two on target, recorded one goal and one assist.

Vanessa Piermont (Freshman, D/F, University of North Florida):

Played in 11 games, recorded 168 minutes.

Lindsey Pinder (Senior, MF, Palm Beach Atlantic University):

Played in 13 games with two starts, recorded 503 minutes, took 14 shots with eight on target, recorded one goal.

Olivia Printy (Junior, GK, Manhattan College):

Played in three games with three starts, recorded 104 minutes, conceded one goal for a 0.87 goals-against average, made 10 saves.

Samantha Pyle (Junior, D, Rollins College):

Played in 15 games with 14 starts, took nine shots with three on target, recorded one assist.

Darya Rajaee (Freshman, MF, University of Central Florida):

Played in 16 games, took five shots with one on target, recorded one assist.

Amanda Raleigh (Junior, D, University of South Carolina – Aiken):

Played in 15 games with 15 starts, took eight shots with five on target, recorded two goals and two assists.

Ally Rost (Junior, D, Rollins College):

Played in 16 games with three starts, took 13 shots with four on target, recorded one goal and one assist.

Rocio Sanders (Sophomore, MF, Auburn University):

Played in 20 games with 14 starts, took 25 shots with 12 on target, recorded two goals and three assists.

Mercedes Sapp (RS-Sophomore, GK, University of Missouri):

Played in two games with one start, recorded 132 minutes, conceded two goals for a 1.37 goals-against average, recorded seven saves and one shutout.

Kristen Scott (Freshman, F, University of Central Florida):

Played in 18 games, took 34 shots with 16 on target, recorded six goals and one assist.

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

Played in 19 games with four starts, recorded 845 minutes, took 10 shots with two on target, recorded one goal.

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

Played in 15 games with 15 starts, took five shots with four on target.

Olivia Simmons (Sophomore, D, Vanderbilt University):

Played in 21 games with one start, recorded 829 minutes, took 12 shots with seven on target, recorded three goals and four assists.

Julia Soncini (Sophomore, MF, Daytona State College):

Played in 12 games with four starts, took five shots with three on target, recorded one goal.

Lillie Sumrall (Sophomore, D, Birmingham-Southern College):

Played in 16 games with 16 starts.

Sarah Thrush (Sophomore, F, University of Nebraska):

Played in eight games, took one shot with one on target.

Kaley Verpaele (Sophomore, MF, University of Alabama):

Played in 19 games with 10 starts, recorded 1,114 minutes, took 24 shots with eight on target, recorded two goals and one assist.

Sammy Vitols (Sophomore, MF, Florida Atlantic University):

Played in 19 games with five starts, took 19 shots with 10 on target, recorded two goals and two assists.

Molly Von Eschenbach (Sophomore, D, Rollins College):

Played in 15 games with 14 starts.

Brianna Waggoner (RS-Freshman, GK, Florida Atlantic University):

Played in one game with one start, recorded 90 minutes, conceded one goal, recorded two saves.

Cameron Walton (Freshman, D, Missouri Southern State University):

Played in six games with one start, recorded 254 minutes, took one shot.

Brin Wexler (Freshman, MF, Flagler College):

Played in 11 games with four starts, recorded 521 minutes, took one shot with one on target.

Kiana Zanganeh (Junior, D, Florida Institute of Technology):

Played in 18 games with 18 starts, recorded 1,580 minutes, took one shot with one on target.


The Orlando Pride Academy continues to produce top quality talent that makes headlines around the country. That’s something that should continue to happen in the coming years.