Monmouth University announces 7-player women’s soccer 2023 recruiting class
WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ – Monmouth University women’s soccer head coach Kylee Flynn announced a talented incoming class that will join the Hawks for the 2023 season.
The incoming class includes: Emily De Almedia, Chloe Messer, Liza Suydam, Lindsey Husic, Marisa Tava, Cadi Hoke and Loren Gehret.
“We are excited to announce our 2023 incoming class,” said Flynn. “This talented group brings a wealth of success and high-level playing experience to our program. We anticipate this group to make an immediate impact as we head into our second season in the CAA this fall.”
Emily De Almedia comes to the Hawks from Brick, New Jersey where she attended Brick Memorial. She was a four-year letter winner for head coach Billy Caruso at Brick Memorial. De Almedia is a two-time All-County honoree and a two-time All A South selection. She was named Ocean Star Offensive Player of the Year Honorable Mention as a senior and was a two-time MVP. She played her club soccer for Wall Strikers and Match Fit.
Chloe Messer joins Monmouth from Jackson, New Jersey where she attended Jackson Memorial. She was a four-year letter winner for head coach Sean Bayha. Messer was named NJGSCA All-Central as a senior and Second Team All-Shore during her senior campaign. She also played basketball at Jackson Memorial and led her team to a State Sectional Championship. She played her club soccer for Cedar Stars Academy.
Liza Suydam comes to the Hawks from Lancaster, Pennsylvania where she was a student at Manheim Township. She was a four-year letter winner for head coach Terry Law. Suydam holds the school record at Manheim Township for goals in a season (31) and goals in a career (50). She led her squad the sectional, league and district championship. She is a two-time All-Star and two-time All-State honoree. Suydam played her club soccer Penn FC Youth Soccer. She was named to the Best 11 in the National Tournament. Suydam led that team to a State, Regional and National Championship in 2021.
Lindsey Husic is from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania where she attended Bishop McDevitt. She was a four-year letter winner and starter for head coach Andrew Rohacek. Husic served as a team captain her junior and senior seasons and helped the squad finish as the PIAA District 3 runners-up. She was a three-time Mid-Penn Capital Division First Team selection and this past fall was the Mid-Penn Capital Division Player of the Year. She also ran track at Bishop McDevitt as part of the 4×100 squad and did long jump. She played her club soccer for Penn FC Youth 05 Black.
Marisa Tava comes to Monmouth from Toms River, New Jersey where she attended Toms River North. Tava is a graduate student, who was most recently a member of the University of Albany women’s soccer squad. This past fall she started 19 games and scored four goals while earning Second Team All-America East honors. She had three assists as a junior and one as a sophomore for Albany. Tava played her freshman year at the University of Pittsburgh where she played in 12 games and made four starts. In high school she was a four-year letter winner who also played lacrosse and basketball. She played her club soccer for Match Fit Academy 2001 ECNL.
Cadi Hoke is from Wyomissing, Pennsylvania where she attended Wyomissing Area. She was a four-year letter winner for head coach Rachel Hoffman. She finished her high school career with 27 goals and 54 assists and was named First Team All-Conference three times. Hoke led Wyomissing Area to at least 14 wins in all four of her years and the squad won at least 20 games in her junior and senior seasons. Hoke helped the team win three District Championships and two County Championships. She also ran indoor track at Wyomissing Area where she holds two school records. Hoke played her club soccer for FC Revolution. She was an ODP National Team selection in 2020 and a ODP Regional Team member from 2019-2021.
Loren Gehret comes to Monmouth from Elysburg, Pennsylvania were she attended Southern Columbia. She was a four-time varsity letter winner for head coach Jen Stine. She tallied 140 career goals with 76 assists in that stretch. Gehret was a three time All-State and three time All-Regional honoree. She twice earned All-American honors and was named the State Player of the Year. Gehret helped Southern Columbia win three State Championships and two District Championships. She also played basketball and ran track in high school. She was a district medalist on the track and a state runner-up in basketball. Gehret played her club soccer for Penn FC Lightning.