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Women's Recruiting Apr 10, 2023

Northeastern University women’s soccer program signs six class of 2023 recruits

BOSTON— Northeastern University women’s soccer head coach Ashley Phillips has announced the addition of six incoming freshmen ahead of the 2023 season.

The incoming freshmen class includes Shannon Anderson, Maddie Aughe, Maya Berndt, Juli Garcia, Catrina Herman and Eliza Teplow.

“We’re excited about the character and talent this group of young women is going to add to our current roster,” remarked Phillips. “We covered all positions in this class and a variety of skill sets that we feel will complement our returning group well. While their talent and ability cover various positions, they all share two qualities we look for in everyone we bring in; they are all great people with a desire to compete for championships.”

Continue reading for a look at each member of Northeastern’s signing class:

Shannon Anderson
Position: Forward
Hometown: New Milford, Conn.
High School: Cheshire Academy
Club: Oakwood SC Girls Academy

  • Two-year member of the Cheshire Academy team
  • Named All-State and All-NEPSAC Class B in 2022
  • Selected for WWNEPSSA All-Star game
  • Cheshire Academy’s MVP and top goal scorer

Maddie Aughe
Position: Defender
Hometown: Hingham, Mass.
High School: Hingham
Club: South Shore Select

  • Two-year member of Hingham soccer team and 12-year member of South Shore Select
  • DI State Champion in 2022
  • Team Captain
  • Earned First Team Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic and E-Mass All-Star honors
  • Ranked No. 7 in the Northeast by Top Drawer Soccer
  • NPL National Champion in 2019

Maya Berndt
Position: Midfielder
Hometown: Parkland, Fla.
High School: Marjory Stoneman Douglas
Club: Florida United Girls Academy

  • Seven-year member of Florida United Girls Academy
  • Member of the Puerto Rican Youth National Team since 2020
  • Captain of the Puerto Rican Youth National Team

Juli Garcia
Position: Midfielder/Forward
Hometown: New Haven, Conn.
High School: Sacred Heart Academy
Club: Oakwood Soccer Club

  • Two-year member of team at Sacred Heart Academy
  • Earned Class M Tournament MVP honors en route to helping team win Class M Connecticut State Championship in 2021
  • Named to All-Conference, All-Area and All-State teams in 2021 and 2022
  • Six-year member of Oakwood Soccer Club
  • 2022 U17 Girls Aacdemy National Champion and U17 Girls Academy Champions League Finalist

Catrina Herman
Position: Defender
Hometown: Cohasset, Mass.
High School: Cohasset
Club: South Shore Select

  • Three-year member of Cohasset team and 11-year member of South Short Select
  • Three-time Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic team (2020, 2021, 2022) and South Shore League All-Star selection (2020, 2021, 2022)
  • East Mass All-State and Boston Globe All-Star in 2022
  • Named South Shore League MVP in 2020

Eliza Teplow
Position: Goalkeeper
Hometown: Wellesley, Mass.
High School: Noble and Greenough
Club: FC Stars

  • Four-year player at Noble and Greenough and with FC Stars
  • Has earned All-State, USSC All-Region, All-NEPSAC, All-ISL, All-ISL MVP, Boston Herald All-Scholastic and Boston Globe All-Scholastic recognition throughout her career

All six Huskies will join a squad that made it to its second-straight CAA Championship game. Northeastern posted a 5-2-2 record in conference and will once again look to bring home a CAA Championship during the 2023 season.