Team celebrates successful 2013 season; Nysch named Team MVP
Stony Brook student-athletes continue to make their mark in the classroom.
2013: Named to the America East All-Rookie Team...saw action in all 19 games and made eight starts...scored two goals and added four assists...recorded a goal and an assist off the bench in a 6-0 win over Fairleigh Dickinson (Aug. 25)...scored the game-winner in the 73rd minute against NJIT on Sept. 1...named the America East Rookie of the Week on Sept. 3...assisted on a Larissa Nysch goal in a 2-1 win over Wagner on Sept. 12... recorded an assist and a shot on goal in a 2-1 road win against Vermont on Sept. 29...scored a shootout goal in the America East Semifinals vs. Maine on Nov. 3...assisted on Nysch's goal in the America East Final vs. UMBC on Nov. 9.
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Clayton High School for head coach Chris Baker...starred at forward, earning first-team All-Conference accolades all four years...named first-team Courier Post in 2010 and '12...named Times Female Soccer Player of the Year in 2011...named first-team All-South Jersey in 2011 and '12...helped the team to a Group I South Jersey championship in 2010...compiled 105 career goals and 59 assists, while leading the team to a 57-29 overall record between 2009-12...also excelled in basketball and track and field...member of the Honor Roll and Student Council...played club soccer for FC Bucks and coaches Christie Welsh and Eddie Leigh...participated in the Olympic Development Program at the state level.
New Fun Facts: Favorite movie: The Dark Knight Rises...Favorite actress: Anne Hathaway...Favorite sports hero: Kobe Bryant...Profession I admire most: surgeon...Record I dream of breaking: most goals in a season.