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NCAA Aug 17, 2022

SEC Soccer Preseason Watch List features 68 players

Birmingham, Ala. – Sixty-eight student-athletes have been named to the 2022 SEC Soccer Preseason Watch List.

The SEC returns 58 percent (18 of 31) of the players that earned first or second team All-SEC honors last season. Eight first team selections return for the 2022 campaign. Included in the group of returners are 2021 first team All-America Ashley Orkus (Ole Miss) and second team All-America Jaida Thomas (Tennessee).

Tennessee and Arkansas are the favorites to win the 2022 Southeastern Conference women’s soccer title in voting by the league’s 14 head coaches. South Carolina, Auburn and Alabama rounded out the top five.

The 30th season of women’s soccer in the SEC season begins Thursday, August 18. See below for the full Preseason Poll and Watch List.

SEC Preseason Poll

SEC Soccer Preseason Watch List


  • McKinley Crone (GK)
  • Felicia Knox (MF)
  • Riley Mattingly (F)
  • Reyna Reyes (MF/D)
  • Riley Tanner (F)


  • Jessica De Filippo (F)
  • Bea Franklin (MF)
  • Bryana Hunter (D)
  • Anna Podojil (F)
  • Ellie Podojil (MF)


  • Marissa Arias (F/MF)
  • Anna Haddock (MF)
  • Maddie Prohaska (GK)
  • M.E. Craven (D)
  • Sydney Richards (F/MF)


  • Tori Grambo (D/F)
  • Julianne Leskauskas (MF)
  • Kouri Peace (F)
  • Delaney Tauzel (MF)


  • Abby Boyan (MF)
  • Madison Haugen (D)
  • Ruby Hellstrom (F)
  • Mallie McKenzie (MF)
  • Dani Murguia (F)
  • Cecily Stoute (D)
  • Dasia Torbert (MF)


  • Jordyn Rhodes (F)
  • Hannah Richardson (F)


  • Mollie Baker (F)
  • Shannon Cooke (D)
  • Wasila Diwura-Soale (MF)
  • Maya Gordon (D)
  • Mollee Swift (GK)

Ole Miss

  • Sydney Michalak (D/F)
  • Mo O’Connor (F)
  • Ashley Orkus (GK)
  • Taylor Radecki (D)

Mississippi State

  • Maddy Anderson (GK)
  • Macey Hodge (MF)
  • Haley McWhirter (MF)
  • Andrea Tyrrell (D)


  • Hannah Boughton (MF)
  • Milena Fischer (MF)
  • Bella Hollenbach (GK)
  • Grace Pettet (D)

South Carolina

  • Catherine Barry (F)
  • Samantha Chang (MF)
  • Claire Griffiths (MF)
  • Jyllissa Harris (D)
  • Heather Hinz (GK)
  • Corrina Zullo (F)


  • Abbey Burdette (MF)
  • Mackenzie George (F)
  • Taylor Huff (MF)
  • Lawson Renie (D)
  • Lindsey Romig (GK)
  • Jaida Thomas (F)

Texas A&M

  • Carissa Boekmann (MF)
  • Laney Carroll (F)
  • Quinn Cornog (MF)
  • Mia Pante (MF)
  • Karlina Sample (D)
  • Katie Smith (D)


  • Maya Antoine (D)
  • Abi Brighton (MF)
  • Kate Devine (GK)
  • Raegan Kelley (MF)
  • Ella Shamburger (D)

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