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NCAA Aug 11, 2023

Top NCAA Women’s Soccer Midfielders entering 2023, according to coaches

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – United Soccer Coaches has announced the Midfielders on its NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Players to Watch lists for the 2023 season.

The lists are comprised of 38 women and 25 men, led by 15 total returning All-Americans. The 11 returning women’s All-Americans include Hannah Bebar (Harvard), Croix Bethune (Georgia, transfer from USC), Gracie Brian (TCU), Maya Doms (Stanford), Lia Godfrey (Virginia), Taylor Huff (Florida State), Emma Jaskaniec (Wisconsin), Felicia Knox (Alabama), Sam Meza (North Carolina), Abbie Miller (Saint Louis), and Jamie Shepherd (BYU).

The lists are being released by the Division I All-America Committees to promote college soccer leading up to the official start date for the regular season later this month. The lists include United Soccer Coaches All-Americans and first or second team All-Region players from 2022, who are scheduled to return for the 2023 season.

2023 NCAA Division I Women’s Players to Watch – Midfielders

Name Class School Hometown
Jasmine Aikey So. Stanford University Palo Alto, Calif.
Anna Bagley Sr. Virginia Commonwealth University Charlton, Mass.
Colby Barnett Jr Santa Clara University Los Alamitos, Calif.
Hannah Bebar Jr. Harvard University Naperville, Ill.
Croix Bethune GR5 University of Georgia Alpharetta, Ga.
Meg Boade Sr. Northwestern University Lone Tree, Colo.
Lourdes Bosch GR5 California Baptist University Las Vegas, Nev.
Gracie Brian GR5 Texas Christian University Frisco, Texas
Shelby Craft Sr. Lipscomb University Frisco, Texas
Maya Dean Sr. Bowling Green State University Traverse City, Mich.
Maya Doms GR5 Stanford University Davis, Calif.
Sunshine Fontes GR5 UCLA Wahiawa, Hawaii
Justina Gaynor Sr. Michigan State University Shelby Township, Mich.
Lia Godfrey Sr. University of Virginia Fleming Island, Fla.
Josefine Hasbo Jr. Harvard University Runstad Kyst, Denmark
Camber Hayes Sr. Miami University Bowie, Md.
Hal Hershfelt GR5 Clemson University Atlanta, Ga.
Macey Hodge Sr. Mississippi State University Douglasville, Ga.
Saydie Holland Gr5 Liberty University Waverly, Tenn.
Taylor Huff Jr. Florida State University Mansfield, Ohio
Emma Jaskaniec Sr. University of Wisconsin Menomonee Falls, Wis.
Mya Jones Sr. University of Memphis Calgary, Alb.
Annie Karich So. Santa Clara University Surfside, Calif.
Felicia Knox Sr. University of Alabama Kansas City, Mo.
Ashley Labbe Jr. Florida Gulf Coast University Lake Worth, Fla.
Alexis Legowski Sr. Northeastern University South Hadley, Mass.
Ally Lemos So. UCLA Glendora, Calif.
Sally Menti Jr Santa Clara University Seattle, Wash.
Sam Meza Sr. University of North Carolina Dallas, Texas
Abbie Miller GR5 Saint Louis University St. Charles, Mo.
Lexi Missimo Jr. University of Texas Southlake, Texas
Grace O’Keefe Jr. Missouri State University Overland Park, Kan.
Annalena O’Reilly Sr. Drexel University Ardmore, Pa.
Isela Ramirez Jr. Lamar University Pflugerville, Texas
Jamie Shepherd Sr. Brigham Young University American Fork, Utah
Heather Stainbrook Sr. Utah Valley University South Jordan, Utah
Anna Sutter Jr. University of South Florida Herisau, Switzerland
Leah Wengender Sr. University at Buffalo Rochester, N.Y.

*GR5 Indicates student-athletes exercising their extra year of eligibility due to COVID-19