Monmouth women’s soccer team unveils 8-player recruiting class
WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ (Via Monmouth University) – Monmouth University head women’s soccer coach Krissy Turner announced the addition of eight newcomers to the program who will join the Hawks prior to the fall 2019 season. The class consists of six student-athletes from New Jersey, one from Pennsylvania and one from Massachusetts.
“The 2019 class helps take our program to a higher level,” Turner said. “It is comprised of hard-working, elite student-athletes who will help us compete, not only in the MAAC, but outside of it. We are super excited to welcome these eight young ladies to our program and look forward to the numerous contributions they are going to make on and off the field. They are well aware of the standard that Monmouth Women’s Soccer has and they have embraced the opportunity to compete in a championship caliber program.”
Before Monmouth: Varsity letterwinner at Ramsey High School … First Team All-Bergen County as a junior … nominated as Bergen County Player of the Year and to All-American Team … member of the first Ramsey soccer team to advance to the Bergen County Final in consecutive seasons … helped Ramsey win two league championships … 28 career goals and 10 assists … played club soccer for NJ Stallions Academy … Honor Roll student all four years of high school.
Personal: Daughter of Regina and Angel Correa … intends to major in Education.
“Alexa is a winner and helped lead her team to a state final appearance her senior year. Alexa is crafty, dynamic and adds to our long list of recruiting talented attacking players. Alexa will score goals at the collegiate level.” – Krissy Turner
Before Monmouth: Three-year varsity letterwinner at Kingsway Regional High School … First Team All-conference and First Team All-South Jersey as a junior … Third Team All-State as a junior … named team MVP as a junior … named team most valuable rookie as a sophomore … helped team win Tri-County Conference Championships as a sophomore and junior … scored nine goals and added five assists as a sophomore … contributed 11 goals and four assists as a junior … also competed for SJEB Rush 01 Girls Academy Team … member of the varsity winter track and field team and played varsity lacrosse … named to the Superintendent’s List five times and Principal’s List one time.
Personal: Daughter of Donna and Jeff Evernham … intends to major in Biology.
“Julia is a gifted athlete. She has great pace and quickness as well as has the skill set to play in multiple positions on the field.” – Krissy Turner
Before Monmouth: Four-year varsity starter at Methacton High School … Second Team All-Liberty Division selection … selected to play on the PAC Conference Senior All-Star Team … named to Top Drawer Soccer’s Fall 2018 All-America Watch List … team captain … member of the 2014 and 2016 Eastern PA ODP team … 2016 squad placed second at Region I ODP Championship … played club soccer for 1776 United and helped team to 2017 State Cup semifinalist finish and 2018 State Cup finalist finishes … volunteer coach at Just4Keepers program.
Personal: Daughter of Tanya and Jeremy Green … intends to major in Health Sciences.
“LIz is an excellent goalkeeper, passionate about challenging herself to improve and will represent our program well. Liz is ready for the challenge of being a Division I student-athlete and looks forward to competing for minutes in goal during her rookie campaign.” – Krissy Turner
Before Monmouth: Four-year varsity starter at Scituate High School … team’s leading scorer as a senior and earned team MVP honors … two-time Patriot League All-Star … earned Scituate’s Coaches Choice Award as a junior … Scituate’s Most Improved Award recipient as a sophomore … helped her team with Patriot League Division Championships and MIAA Tournament qualification all four years … chosen to participate in Region I ID camp … played club soccer for South Shore Select … Massachusetts US State Cup – G18 Super Group Champions … NPL League Champions … team was ranked first in Massachusetts for Girls U18 … also competed in winter and spring track … Honor Roll Student … earned PE/Health Award for 2015-16 … member of Spanish Honors Society and Student Class Representative.
Personal: Daughter of Colleen Burke and James Gould … intends to major in Criminal Justice.
“We identified Molly early on in the recruiting process. She fell in love with Monmouth and we were so impressed with her work ethic and coachability. Molly hails from a successful club program so she is well aware of the components that are necessary to be a winner.” – Krissy Turner
Wall / Brookdale
Before Monmouth: Spent the 2018 season at Brookdale Community College … led the nation for Division 3 Junior Colleges in goals during her freshman season, the first Brookdale player to accomplish the achievement … finished her season with 32 goals and 14 assists … earned All-America honors and was an NCAA DIII All-Tournament First Team selection … named Region 19 Offensive Player of the Year … helped team to a regional title and a third-place finish in the NCAA Tournament … three-year varsity letterwinner at Wall High School … First Team All Division and First Team All-Shore Conference as a junior and senior … named Coast Star Athlete of the Year as a junior and senior … totaled 40 goals and 38 assists during her high school career … played club soccer for Wall SC Stingrays … also competed in basketball at Wall and was a First Team All-Division selection … scored 1,000 points on the hardwood.
Personal: Daughter of Val and Mike Karabin … intends to major in Education.
“Lauren adds excellent depth to our team. She is a tremendous competitor and very athletic. We are excited that she decided to spend the remainder of her college career as a Hawk.” – Krissy Turner
Medford Lakes, NJ
Before Monmouth: Four-year varsity letterwinner at Shawnee High School … First Team All-Olympic conference, First Team All-Burlington County, First Team All-South Jersey and First Team All-State as a junior … named NJGSCA Top 20 South Region as a junior … scored six career goals with six assists … helped her team win Group 4 Championship as a freshman … team advanced to semifinals of state championship … played club soccer for South Jersey Elite Barons 01 Girls Academy … also competed in basketball and earned Second Team All-Burlington County honors.
Personal: Daughter of Holly and Chris Morgan … intends to major in Health Sciences.
“Cameron is a ball winner with her size and desire. She will add depth to our defensive unit and we are expecting her to earn minutes early on in her career.” – Krissy Turner
Before Monmouth: Four-year varsity letterwinner at Cinnaminson High School … team captain … two-time First Team All-Conference selection … two-time All-State selection … selected First Team All-South Jersey as a junior … Second Team All-Burlington County as a junior … named Second Team All-South Jersey as a sophomore … team earned back-to-back sectional final appearances in 2016 and 2017, and won the sectional title in 2017 … compiled 37 shutouts in her career, including a school record 16 in 2016, with 320 career saves … played club soccer for SJEB Rush ’01 … also played four years of varsity basketball … two-time First Team All-Conference selection … Third Team All-County as a junior … served as team captain as a junior and senior … National Honor Society and Honor Roll student.
Personal: Daughter of Laura and Greg Ogden … intends to major in Business.
“Excellent size, athleticism and courage for a young goalkeeper. Maddie will compete for time in her first year and will add tremendous depth to the goalkeeping position.” – Krissy Turner
Before Monmouth: Four-year varsity letterwinner at Morris Knolls High School … Morris County Player of the Year, NJAC North Region 1 All-County First Team and All-State selection … two-time first team all-conference … named Top 22 All-County and Mugs Media Player of the Year as a junior … earned Sectional Recognition by the Coaches Association … selected Top 20 All-State and Top 20 North 1 Region … totaled 29 goals and 33 assists in her career … helped Morris Knolls win two county championships … team captured State Sectional Championship as a junior and conference championship as a senior … played club soccer for PSA ’00 National Team … team won two National Championships in 2015 and 2016 … four-time State Cup champions … Region 1 ERL Champions in 2018 and National Championship Finalists … team was ranked No. 1 by GotSoccer … also played four years of varsity basketball and two years of varsity softball … earned Excelsior Award as a freshman … earned Summa Award as a sophomore and junior, the highest academic honor possible … member of the National Honor Society and High Honor Roll.
Personal: Daughter of Jennifer and Frank Perna … intends to major in Health Sciences.
“Maddison is a winner and super competitive. She brings a presence in the air that we need and has the ability to play in multiple positions which we have always looked for when recruiting talented players.” – Krissy Turner