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2012 REGULAR SEASON CHAMPIONS

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WEST VIRGINIA WOMEN’S SOCCER 2013 MEDIA GUIDE

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

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2 A Championship Program 4 NCAA Success 6 All-Americans 8 Professional Mountaineers 10 Coaching Staff 12 Coaching Philosophy 14 2012 In Review 16 Gameday In Morgantown 18 Dreamswork Field 22 Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium 24 Caperton Indoor Facility 26 Strength and Conditioning 28 Athletic Training 30 Big 12 Conference 32 In the Spotlight 34 Mountaineers In The Community 36 Mountaineers Abroad 38 Mountaineer Alumni 40 Student-Athlete Services 44 Campus Life 48 Mountaineer Excellence

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Nikki Izzo-Brown Lisa Stoia Marisa Kanela Support Staff

MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

60 Rosters 62 Kara Blosser 64 Sara Keane 66 Frances Silva 68 Caroline Szwed

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70 Ali Connelly 71 Jess Crowder 72 Katie Osterman 73 Kate Schwindel 74 Maggie Bedillion 75 Halie Conroy 76 Leah Emaus 77 Amanda Hill 78 Noelle Honeycutt 79 Kelsie Maloney 80 Cari Price 81 Annalika Steyn 82 Kailey Utley 83 Carly Black 84 Newcomers

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88 Preseason Notebook 90 1-On-1 With Izzo-Brown 91 Schedule 91 Opponent Information

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Postseason Notebook Individual Statistics Team Statistics Season Results

RECORD BOOK

A Blueprint For Success Match Records Season Records Career Records Individual Records

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Media INformation

Credits: The 2013 West Virginia University women’s soccer guide has been published by the WVU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Managing Editor: Joe Swan Editor: Tim Goodenow, Joe Swan, Shannon McNamara Author: Tim Goodenow Page Layout & Design: Tim Goodenow, , Joe Swan, Shannon McNamara Cover Design: BlaineTurner Advertising, Inc. Photographers: All-Pro Photography by Dale Sparks, Bill Barrett, Bob Beverly, John Bright, M.G. Ellis, Pete Emerson, Dan Friend, Jeff Geissler, Tim Goodenow, David Green, Mike Hardy, Julia Lucas, Dan Nagy, Brian Persinger, Steven M. Prunty, Chuck Scheer, Steve Smith, Martin Valent, WVU Athletic Archives, WVU Photographic Services, Alison Toffle, David Zicherman. Contributors: Lisa Ammons, Nick Arthur, Grant Dovey, Michael Fragale, Jon Hevron, Katie Kane, Cheryl Maust, Shannon McNamara, Bryan Messerly, Mike Montoro, Mackenzie Mullenax, Amy Prunty, John Riedesel. © 2013 West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics

110 Top Yearly Performances 111 Team Records 112 Class Records 114 Dick Dlesk Records 115 Year-By-Year Results 115 Opponent Records 116 Academic Honors 117 Athletic Honors 121 Regulation, OT, PK and Misc. Records 122 Fastest Goals Scored 123 All-Time TV Games 124 All-Americans 128 Professional Mountaineers 130 Series Records 131 All-Time Scores 136 All-Time Letterwinners 138 All-Time Numerical Roster

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A CHAMPIONSHIP PROGRAM In 17 seasons as the head women’s soccer ¡

coach at West Virginia University, Nikki IzzoBrown has undoubtedly crafted a winner. Not once in her coaching tenure has Izzo-Brown had a losing season.

Coach Izzo-Brown and the Mountaineers enter ¡

2013 coming off the school’s 13th consecutive NCAA appearance – the 10th-longest streak in the nation.

Women’s soccer won the school’s first Big 12 ¡ Championship in 2012.

Coach Izzo-Brown has produced 15 All-America ¡

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selections and 11 Academic All-Americans in 17 seasons at WVU.

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2007 BIG EAST CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM

With WVU’s victories over Stanford and Oklahoma State in 2012, the Mountaineers have defeated a Top-10 team in each of the last eight seasons.

YEAR OPPONENT 2012 No. 1 Stanford 2012 No. 7 Oklahoma State 2011 No. 9 Marquette 2010 No. 9 Virginia 2009 at No. 9 Rutgers 2009 at No. 8 Penn State 2008 No. 7 Virginia 2007 at No. 6 Penn State 2006 at No. 7 Penn State 2005 at No. 9 Marquette

SCORE W, 1-0 W, 3-2 W, 3-1 W, 1-0 W, 1-0 W, 2-1 W, 3-0 W, 1-0 W, 2-1 W, 2-0

*ranking used is from NSCAA

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NCAA SUCCESS

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mountaineer Women’s soccer Nikki Izzo-Brown has built a one-time infant program into one of the nation’s elite. ¡

Excellence and

consistency are nothing new to the West Virginia women’s soccer program.

WVU enters the 2013 season having made an appearance in each of the last 13 NCAA tournaments, ¡ the country’s 10th-best streak.

West Virginia has played host to the NCAA tournament in seven different seasons, most recently last ¡ fall.

WVU’s deepest run in the NCAA tournament came in 2007, reaching the Elite Eight. ¡

The Mountaineers have

more NCAA

appearances than any other

Big 12 program.

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ALL-AMERICANS West Virginia and ยก

Nikki Izzo-Brown have produced 15 All-America selections since 2000.

Izzo-Brown continues to ยก maximize the potential of each student-athlete when she agrees to work hard and give maximum effort that Mountaineer soccer requires.

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Katie Barnes 2000, 2001

Chrissie Abbott 2002, 2003

Lisa Stoia

2002, 2003

Laura Kane 2004

Deana Everrett 2006

Ashley Banks 2007

Greer Barnes 2007, 2008

Amanda Cicchini 2007

Carolyn Blank 2008, 2009

Bry McCarthy 2012

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PROFESSIONAL MOUNTAINEERS With tremendous experience and knowledge ¡

Coach Izzo-Brown also has worked her way ¡

The veteran coach maximizes the performance ¡

During her coaching tenure, nearly two dozen ¡

of the game, Nikki Izzo-Brown has built a reputation for getting the most out of her student-athletes.

potential of her players by providing opportunities to process information in multiple ways in order for each to find success.

Paving the way for the success of recent ¡

Mountaineers, Katie Barnes was the first women’s soccer player to be named an AllAmerican and was drafted with the ninth overall pick by the Carolina Courage of the 2002 WUSA draft.

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onto the national scene as an assistant for USA Soccer, working with multiple youth national teams .

Mountaineers have participated in the national team scene. Most recently defender Bry McCarthy trained and made appearances with the full Canadian National Team.

McCarthy was one of six players assigned to the ¡ Western New York Flash through an allocation process in the new National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL).

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COACHING STAFF “Being a Mountaineer and playing for Nikki was the best decision I have ever made. The life lessons learned from the coaching staff cannot be taught in any classroom, but can only be experienced as a player in the women’s soccer program.”

- Meghan Lewis (2008-11)

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mountaineer Women’s soccer With tremendous experience and knowledge ¡ of the game, Nikki Izzo-Brown and her staff have built a reputation for getting the most out of their student-athletes.

The veteran staff maximizes the performance ¡ of their student-athletes by providing opportunities to process information in multiple ways, in order to find success for each individual.

Izzo-Brown finds a way to create a family ¡

atmosphere around her championshipwinning teams. From the day you commit, loyalty and trust are built, motivating the student-athletes to go out every week and lay it all on the line for one another.

Few coaching staffs can match the drive and ¡ passion for the game found in the coaching staff at West Virginia. Izzo-Brown-coached teams are organized and will never be outworked, in the pursuit to win a national championship.

“The life lessons that were taught through the game of soccer, both on and off the field, will forever be the foundation that made me the player I was, and the person I am today.”

- Katie Barnes (1998-2001)

"Much of this program’s success starts with the team behind the team, and I am privileged to work with such a strong staff. Lisa (Stoia) and Marisa (Kanela) bring a wealth of knowledge to this program – they’ve been in these student-athletes’ shoes before, and they understand the hard work it takes to be successful. (Volunteer assistant coach) Zach Johnson is crucial to our success, too, and our goalies have benifited from his experience and expertise." – Nikki Izzo-Brown WVUsports.com //

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COACHING PHILOSOPHY Coaching Philosophy

“My approach, my philosophy, is that you do everything right. If you’re going to be the best soccer player, the best friend, the best student or the best daughter you can be, you have to do it right. Whatever you do, it has to be done with 100 percent commitment, sacrifice and pride.”

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Motivation

“I’m always making sure that the athlete is maximizing her potential. I want to make certain that she becomes the best player, the best student and the best person we both know she is capable of becoming.”

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Hard Work

“I firmly believe that when respect, hard work and sacrifice are a foundation, there will always be success down the road. I tell my girls that if they have a positive attitude, respect each other and work hard toward our team goal, we’ll be successful.”

Family

“The first aspect of my philosophy is family. I want to create an atmosphere at West Virginia where the ladies can come to me at any time about any problem they may be having. I ask the same of my assistant coaches. I ask that they work hard and do whatever is necessary to create a positive, family environment for our student-athletes.”

Dedication

“Any student-athlete who commits herself to West Virginia soccer, I commit myself to her. She gets 100 percent of my commitment. I’m going to be working hard for her, making sure that she has the best experience of her life while she is here because that is what college is all about.”

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2012 IN REVIEW SENIOR BRI RODRIGUEZ WAS NAMED A 2012 NSCAA COLLEGE SCHOLAR ALL-AMERICAN. SHE IS THE

EIGHTH DIFFERENT MOUNTAINEER

WOMEN’S SOCCER PLAYER TO EARN

NSCAA SCHOLAR ALL-AMERICA HONORS.

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In its inaugural season in the Big 12 Conference, ¡

Frances Silva’s goal in the 83rd minute propelled ¡

Seven student-athletes were named All-Big 12, ¡

WVU’s win marks only the second time in Big 12 ¡

Coach Nikki Izzo-Brown was named the ¡

West Virginia defeated visiting Texas Tech, 3-2, ¡

West Virginia garnered the most total selections ¡

With WVU’s victories over Stanford and ¡

West Virginia won the regular-season championship with a 7-0-1 record. It marked only the sixth time a Big 12 team has won the regular-season title without a loss.

including senior Bry McCarthy who was chosen as Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year.

conference coach of the year for her efforts and the Mountaineers advanced to a 13th consecutive NCAA tournament appearance.

with seven All-Big 12 honors, including first team nods for defender McCarthy, midfielder Bri Rodriguez and forward Kate Schwindel.

West Virginia past No. 1-ranked Stanford, 1-0, on Aug. 26 at the Penn State Invitational. The win snapped Stanford’s 64-match regular-season unbeaten streak.

history that a conference team has knocked off a top-ranked opponent.

on Sept. 21 to give women’s soccer, and WVU athletics, its first victory as members of the Big 12 Conference.

Oklahoma State, the Mountaineers have defeated a Top-10 team in each of the last eight seasons.

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GAMEDAY IN MORGANTOWN Mountaineer fans pack the stands to be the extra man, knowing their

voice makes a difference. They come early, they like to be heard and

they stay until the

final whistle blows.

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mountaineer Women’s soccer West Virginia women’s soccer has drawn 25 ¡

crowds better than 1,000 fans at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium in the last nine years, making it one of the most intimidating environments in all of college soccer.

WVU ranked 15th nationally in total home ¡ attendance during the 2012 season.

Fans throughout the state and the ¡

Mountaineer Maniacs come out to cheer on the Old Gold and Blue.

The stands at Dick Dlesk are buzzing with a ¡

boisterous student section that sits just feet away from the playing field.

Mountaineer Nation brings the kind of noise ¡ that turns a home field into a home-field advantage and makes it difficult for visiting teams to come away with a winning result.

The playing of “Country Roads” ends the ¡

game by celebrating another Mountaineer victory.

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DREAMSWORK FIELD In the fall of 2011, the Mountaineers stepped foot on their new state-of-the-art training facility called ยก

Dreamswork Field. The training site features the same custom, natural grass surface as the game field at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium.

A complete water drainage and irrigation system exists on the new site, while four towers outline the ยก fields with lights that can illuminate game-field conditions.

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The women’s soccer-only practice facility features a

75-by-120 yard natural turf field, along with additional space for goalkeeper drills and player warm-ups to avoid extensive use of the playing surface.

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This

first-class soccer facility

further demonstrates

West Virginia University’s

commitment to excellence in women’s soccer.

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The program also has a

custom players’ locker room, coaches office suite, players lounge with kitchenette and computer stations, athletic training room that includes a hydrotherapy pool, hall of honor, and an equipment and apparel room. WVUsports.com //

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DICK DLESK SOCCER STADIUM Completed in August 2004, renovations to Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium (formerly the Mountaineer Soccer ¡ Complex) have made the home of women’s soccer at West Virginia one of the nation’s finest facilities.

The stadium itself, named in honor of a generous gift on behalf of Mr. Dlesk, is a two-level, 1,650-seat ¡ stadium that features grandstand bleachers, a spacious five-booth press box, an on-site locker room, restrooms and concession booths.

In May 2010, the stadium’s sod was removed, and after the surface was laser-leveled to ensure better ¡

irrigation and production performance, natural grass was laid down, giving the field an iridescent, brand new look.

An extensive drainage and irrigation system was already in place to prevent inclement weather from ¡ harming the playing surface.

The Mountaineers have played numerous conference and NCAA tournament matches at Dick Dlesk, ¡

including a record 3,000 fans in WVU’s 2007 NCAA Elite Eight match against eventual national champion USC.

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more than 52,000 fans have packed Dick Dlesk

Soccer Stadium over

past five seasons to cheer on the

the

Mountaineers.

Top-10 Crowds at Dick Dlesk Rank Date 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

11-30-07 8-31-13 11-12-10 9-21-08 11-6-11 10-12-08 10-2-09 11-4-11 9-19-10 9-25-11

Crowd

3,000 2,057 1,688 1,615 1,550 1,407 1,382 1,380 1,376 1,375

Opponent #8 USC #6 Penn State Morehead State #6 Virginia Louisville Connecticut #8 Notre Dame Georgetown #5 Virginia Rutgers

Result

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CAPERTON INDOOR FACILITY The massive structure is equipped with a

90-yard FieldTurf playing surface with

seven yards of safety zone

surrounding

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the entire field.

mountaineer Women’s soccer The Caperton Indoor Facility provides a big plus for all of West Virginia’s student-athletes needing an ¡ indoor training site.

Total length of the facility from wall to wall is 105 yards, and the Mountaineers’ sparkling indoor ¡ facility exceeds 75,000 square feet of training room.

Skylights provide natural lighting in the building, and it is equipped with camera platforms for filming ¡ and observation.

The Caperton Indoor Facility, named in honor of former governor Gaston Caperton, gives West ¡

Virginia yet another component in one of the finest and most complete women’s soccer complexes in the nation.

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STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING To keep athletes in peak physical condition, ¡ West Virginia offers a variety of training areas and an array of strength programs designed to increase performance. All student-athletes also will have their own ¡ program individually calculated and updated throughout the year. The main training area focuses for the women’s ¡ soccer team are anaerobic conditioning, aerobic conditioning, total body power and explosiveness, agility and quickness, speed, core strength, neural recruitment, balance and proprioception.

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Student-athletes are educated on correct dietary ¡ habits and essential vitamins and minerals necessary to perform at an elite level. WVU gives the opportunity for individuals to meet with nutritionists, go on guided grocery store tours and receive diets designed specifically for them. Equipped with excellent amenities and staffed by ¡ some of the finest strength coaches in the nation, athletes who come to West Virginia know that they are in good hands when it comes to their athletic capacity.

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WVU’s strength and conditioning staff ensures all student-athletes are on year-long programs designed to continue improving the fitness capabilities Needed in their sports.

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ATHLETIC TRAINING

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mountaineer Women’s soccer The West Virginia athletic training program ¡ looks to get its student-athletes back on the field in a timely manner while providing quality health care for its student-athletes and coaches.

The scope of the athletic training services ¡ encompass various domains which including injury recognition, treatment, rehabilitation, prevention, education, and counseling that will enable the athlete to maintain an optimal quality of life beyond the span of athletic competition.

Multiple athletic training rooms are ¡

available for student-athletes, furnished with the latest in technology and equipment.

The athletic training staff will work in conjunction with the team physicians and athletic administration to assure the student-athletes receive quality care

throughout their career at WVU.

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BIG 12 CONFERENCE The Big 12 ushers in its 18th year this fall as ¡

it continues to promote the stability, strength and success of one of the nation’s premier athletic conferences.

Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby ¡

announced a league-record $198 million in revenue distributions to its 10 members for the 2012-13 school year. The total was a $15 million increase from the previous year.

Conference institutions include Baylor, Iowa ¡

State, Kansas, Kansas State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas, Texas Tech, TCU and West Virginia. Kansas State, however, does not field a women’s soccer program.

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league that encompasses five states and nearly 37 million people. More than 4,200 student-athletes from across the United States and around the world compete annually in the sports sponsored by the conference.

The Big 12 is a strong ¡

conference that, like WVU, values quality academic and athletic programs, and has a great tradition of success.

Whether on the field, in the ¡

classroom, or within the community, the studentathletes, administrators, coaches and game officials of the Big 12 support the highest ideals in sportsmanship.

The Big 12 conducts ¡

postseason championships for 20 of its 23 sports, including women’s soccer.

The Mountaineers earned ¡

their 13th NCAA tournament appearance last fall – the most among all Big 12 programs.

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mountaineer Women’s soccer Choosing to become a Mountaineer is ¡

special. Without a professional sports team in the state, folks across the state and throughout the region love West Virginia athletics.

No school helps its student-athletes more ¡

than the people at WVU. West Virginia is a place where the natives are as rock solid as the mountains for which the state is known.

Mountaineers have the unique opportunity ¡

to represent themselves, their teammates and their university to news media, alumni, friends, family and the general public. Your interaction with these groups is also part of your educational process.

If you take advantage of these opportunities, ¡ it can have a positive effect, not only on your career as a student-athlete at West Virginia, but also on your life after you have donned the Old Gold and Blue.

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MOUNTAINEERS IN THE COMMUNITY Winning and working hard are important to the West Virginia University women’s soccer team. But ¡ becoming successful and positive role models on and off the field is just as significant to them.

Women’s soccer student-athletes and coaches participate in a variety of community service activities ¡ including reading at schools, hospitals and speaking engagements.

At the core of women’s soccer’s many philanthropic activities has been its involvement to raise money ¡

and awareness for breast cancer research. This past spring, the team raised $15,781 for the Betty Puskar Breast Cancer Fund at the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center.

The WVU women’s soccer team has raised more than $100,000 over the past 10 years to help fight ¡ breast cancer.

The team regularly donates its time and soccer knowledge by hosting and teaching free soccer clinics ¡ for local children to learn the fundamentals of the sport.

Along with strengthening the youngsters’ soccer skills, they also teach the participants the importance ¡ of good sportsmanship, courage, determination and hard work.

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The Mountaineers give back to the Morgantown and surrounding communities every chance they get,

embracing the opportunity

to make an impact in society.

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MOUNTAINEERS ABROAD

1999

The West Virginia women’s soccer team took its first foreign tour in the summer of 1999 by traveling to Brazil. The Mountaineers used the opportunity to showcase their infant program against some of the nation’s top professional teams.

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“The experience and knowledge gained from our international competitions have been instrumental in our development as a team and for our program. We were forced to adapt to many different styles of play and continually develop our team chemistry. And for many of our ladies, they have never been to another country. Each trip has been a tremendous cultural and soccer experience for our studentathletes.” – Nikki Izzo-Brown

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2004

During spring break 2004, West Virginia University took advantage of the NCAA rule that permits international travel once every four years by taking a 10-day tour of central and north-central Italy.

2008

Billed as the trip of a lifetime, the West Virginia University women’s soccer team traveled to the Czech Republic and Italy for a 10-day spring break tour of Europe. The Mountaineers spent March 20-30, 2008, playing four games while exploring new cultures.

2012

The Mountaineers’ fourth international tour featured a nineday tour of Spain. West Virginia spent March 24-April 1, 2012, in Madrid and Barcelona. WVUsports.com //

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MOUNTAINEER ALUMNI “Being a student-athlete at West Virginia was one of the most rewarding decisions I have ever made. Through hard work and goal setting, we surpassed expectations and always believed in one another. I am truly grateful for the opportunity and will always cherish my time wearing the Old Gold and Blue.”

– Nikki (Garzon) Goodenow (1997-98)

“As a member of the inaugural team, I look back and treasure the challenges I faced and the amazing opportunities throughout my four years. Not only was I able to capitalize on my skills at a high level of competition, I also learned a lot about myself from the leadership of coach Nikki Izzo-Brown. Overall, my experience is one I refer back to frequently in my everyday life as I continue on as a physical educator and soccer coach.”

– Rena (Lippa) Lindsay (1996-98)

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mountaineer Women’s soccer The differences between a good coach ¡

and a great one may be subtle, but they make a world of difference to players. While knowledge of the game, ability to demonstrate drills and organizational skills are important, it’s the following traits that separate Nikki Izzo-Brown from the rest in providing a unique and enjoyable college experience.

Coach Izzo-Brown’s excitement for the game ¡ and strive for improvement is contagious, creating a positive and thriving environment within the program.

With Coach Izzo-Brown, it’s all about the ¡

team, not the head coach on the sidelines. She makes the effort to listen, understand and treat each player with respect.

Coach Izzo-Brown gives her teams direction ¡ and motivation to help them to reach their goals. They have a plan, are organized and find a way to encourage their teams to believe and work together.

“Led by Nikki IzzoBrown and her coaching staff, the fierce competition, team training, and grueling conditioning sessions on top of academic responsibility…they prepared us not only for matches, but for life after graduation.”

“I am a better person for having West Virginia women’s soccer in my life. I wouldn’t change one single thing about my college experience. I’ll always be proud to be a Mountaineer.”

– Ann (Sorensen) Ross (1996-99) “From the moment I stepped on campus, it felt like home. The university embraces all that is WVU, from academics to athletics. The soccer team was beginning to build a tradition of strength, integrity and pride, and I knew everything Coach Izzo-Brown reflected on her players was the type of player I wanted to be.”

– Laura Finley (2000-03) “During my years at West Virginia University, I came to realize what many before me have understood – WVU is the best collegiate experience in the country. They maximized my talent as a soccer player and prepared me to succeed in the real world upon graduation. I have made lifelong friendships that form the basis for most of what makes the `Mountaineer Experience’ so valuable and rewarding.”

– Chrissie Abbott (2000-03) “I chose to play soccer at WVU because of my aspiration to be a part of one of the most competitive programs in the country. Coach Nikki Izzo-Brown and her staff built an infant program into a top-10 power.”

– Cathy Abel (2003-06)

– Maura Cirilli (2001-04)

“She calls herself Aunt Nikki because she really is a mother-figure to us. I feel comfortable talking to her about anything and everything. She is very open and understanding. I wouldn’t trade my four years playing for her for anything in the world. I’m a better person because of Nikki Izzo-Brown.”

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STUDENT-ATHLETE SUPPORT

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mountaineer Women’s soccer West Virginia University offers a variety of ¡

services and programs to help studentathletes maximize their academic potential. Department staff members work with coaches, on campus student service providers and faculty to help student-athletes meet the unique demands of the classroom, the sporting arena and the personal-social challenges they face as developing adults.

While many of the headlines center on the ¡

Mountaineers’ accomplishments on the playing field, West Virginia athletes have also made some noteworthy strides in the classroom. Some of those strides include a string of 10 consecutive years where the department has had at least one first team Academic All-American.

To help its student athletes achieve ¡

academic success, one of the nation’s finest facilities resides in the WVU Coliseum – The Athletic Academic Performance Center. The 8,000-square foot facility provides individual and group study areas, a plethora of computer stations and the latest in fingerprint technology used when signing in.

A total of 340 student-athletes were ¡

recognized for their achievement in the classroom last spring, at the annual WVU Student-Athlete Academic Excellence Banquet, honoring recipients of the Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll. Implemented in 1989, the Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll was created to recognize students who have achieved a grade point average of 3.0 or better. Since the program began in 1989, nearly 4,000 student-athletes have earned a place on the honor roll. Ford retired in 2011 after 44 years of service with the WVU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.

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STUDENT-ATHLETE SUPPORT

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mountaineer Women’s soccer West Virginia University’s graduation rate for student-athletes has been impressive, to say the least, ¡ over the past eight years. The ratio of student-athletes graduating to the general student body has increased almost every year.

The West Virginia University women’s soccer team, men’s basketball team and women’s cross ¡

country team received public recognition in the spring of 2010 by the NCAA for their latest multiyear Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores. These teams posted multiyear APRs in the top 10 percent of all squads in each sport. The APR provides a real-time look at a team’s academic success each semester by tracking the academic progress of each student-athlete on scholarship. The APR accounts for eligibility, retention and graduation and provides a measure of each team’s academic performance.

The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) provides a forum for the “voice of the student¡ athlete” on WVU’s campus. SAAC membership provides feedback to administration about how to better WVU athletic programs. They offer input on the rules, regulations and policies that affect student-athletes’ lives on NCAA member institution campuses. Women’s soccer’s SAAC representatives are junior Ali Connelly and senior Kara Blosser.

"Among the many services offered to each studentathlete in the Athletic Academic Performance Center in the WVU Coliseum is around-the-clock access to multiple computer labs and free printing. Additionally, simple fingerprint identification allows our team to easily enter the Center at any point in the day and work toward their academic goals. " – assistant coach Marisa Kanela WVUsports.com //

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CAMPUS LIFE Character

Governance

Public, land-grant institution, founded in 1867.

The WVU Board of Governors is the governing body of WVU. The Higher Education Policy Commission in West Virginia is responsible for developing, establishing, and overseeing the implementation of a public policy agenda for the state’s four-year colleges and universities.

Research Classification Research University (High Research Activity) as classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Research Funding In fiscal year 2011, WVU researchers were awarded $173,874,105 in total sponsored projects.

Combined WVU Expense Budget Approximately $917 million (2013).

Accreditations North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and dozens of specialized academic accrediting agencies.

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Location Morgantown, W.Va., population 30,293, rated “No. 1 Small City in America” by BizJournals.com for its exceptional quality of life. Within easy traveling distance of Washington, D.C., to the east, Pittsburgh, Pa., to the north, and Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio, to the northwest. Other recent rankings: One of “Best Sports Cities” by Sporting News; 5th “Best Small Metro” by Forbes; 12th overall “Hottest Small City by Inc.; one of “50 Smartest Places to Live” by Kiplinger’s; one of the “Best Cities for Jobs” by MSN Careers; one of the 50 best places to launch a small business by CNNMoney.com; and the second-ranking “Best College Town for Jobs” by Forbes.

mountaineer Women’s soccer Student Profile Fall 2012 enrollment, on WVU campuses statewide, was 32,595.

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¡ 18,583 West Virginia residents, 14,012 nonresidents

¡ 25,715 undergraduates ¡ 5,179 graduate and 1,701 professional students Academic Excellence WVU ranks nationally for prestigious scholarships—24 Rhodes Scholars, 22 Truman Scholars, 36 Goldwater Scholars, two British Marshall Scholars, two Morris K. Udall Scholars, five USA Today All-USA College Academic First Team Members (and 11 academic team honorees), nine Boren Scholars, five Gilman Scholars, 36 Fulbright Scholars, and one Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholar.

Academics 14 colleges and schools offering 184 bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and professional degree programs in agriculture, natural resources, and design; arts and sciences; business and economics; creative arts; dentistry; education and human services; engineering and mineral resources; journalism; law; medicine; nursing; pharmacy; physical activity and sport sciences; public health; plus the WVU Honors College, University College, and programs at Potomac State College and WVU Institute of Technology. wvu.edu/Academics/

Student Living Experience

Degrees Granted In 2011-2012, WVU awarded 6,447 degrees; 2,243 were graduate or professional.

The First-Year Experience—unique among state universities—helps students navigate their first year at WVU. Elements include residential colleges and Adventure West Virginia, an outdoor freshman orientation program. All WVU students benefit from a vibrant array of student life programs, including a Festival of Ideas lecture series, bringing the world’s top minds to campus to share their experiences and knowledge; WVUp All Night, a weekend package of safe, fun, and healthy activities; an awardwinning Student Recreation Center; and a Mountaineer Parents Club, helping families stay connected with their students’ education and life at WVU. apply.wvu.edu/life

Faculty and Staff Profile Excellent faculty—16 of whom have been named Carnegie Foundation Professors of the Year—guide and mentor students.

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Average ACT of 23.6, SAT (math and critical reading) 1045, and high school GPA of 3.36.

Transportation

University buses operate free on a year-round basis as does the Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) system—a computer-directed system that glides along 8.7 miles of guideway between Downtown, Evansdale, and Health Sciences Center campuses. In addition, Morgantown’s expanded MountainLine bus service offers free rides to students and employees. WVU ID is required for all services. transportation.wvu.edu/services

Safety

WVU has one of the safest college campuses in America, with 24-hour police protection and 37 outdoor emergency phones. The WVU Alert system sends urgent news to participants’ cell phones, and digital InfoStations across campus show important announcements.

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Students can choose from more than 350 student organizations, and participate in an active intramural program and many club sports. sos.wvu.edu

Study Abroad

More than 800 students participate in University-led study abroad programs and international exchanges. internationalprograms.wvu.edu/

WVU Online/Extended Campus

Hundreds of distance education classes are available. elearn.wvu.edu/

Civic Engagement

The Center for Civic Engagement develops and organizes service learning and volunteer opportunities for students and faculty and consults with academic units on incorporating civic engagement into the curriculum. In 2011, WVU students contributed 205,000 hours of service to the community. WVU has earned the Carnegie Foundation’s Community Engagement Classification, putting WVU in the 6% of higher education institutions that Carnegie recognizes for engagement. It is the only institution in West Virginia the foundation recognizes for its community engagement. cce.wvu.edu

Scholarships and Aid

Approximately $10 million a year is awarded by the WVU Scholars Program; more than 5,000 students benefit from this program annually. In addition, there are many different types of scholarships available based on academic record, financial need, group affiliation, or some combination of these factors. In 2012, WVU students received over $380 million in financial aid—average aid per recipient is $9,800. West Virginia residents may be eligible for the PROMISE scholarship. promisescholarships.org/promise/ home.aspx

National Register of Historic Places, and WVU operates eight experimental farms and four forests throughout the state, in addition to WVU Jackson’s Mill State 4-H Camp and Lifelong Learning Center near Weston. jacksonsmill.ext.wvu.edu/

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The WVU Honors College encourages a style of learning and living at WVU that is tailored to the highly motivated, excelling student’s special requirements. Innovative, challenging courses, designed to stimulate creativity and to provoke in-depth discussion, are offered in small class settings. Students may participate as Presidential Honors Scholars or Dean’s Honors Scholars; both options provide enhanced experiences. /honors.wvu.edu/

Parents Club

The Mountaineer Parents Club, with more than 22,000 members in clubs across the state and nation, fosters success by connecting parents and family members with the student experience. The organization sponsors events on and off-campus, has a newsletter, a toll-free helpline (1-800-WVU-0096), parent electronic news, and a Parent Perk program. Membership is free. parentsclub.wvu.edu

Faclities

WVU’s mix of historic and modern facilities includes 430 buildings on 1,456 acres. Eleven main campus buildings are located on the

Five library facilities—Downtown Library Complex, Evansdale Library, Health Sciences Library, Law Library, and Libraries Depository—contain nearly 2.1 million volumes, 246 electronic databases, and more than 48,000 journal subscriptions, with access to 36 million volumes through a book-sharing consortium. Library staff offer in-person and online assistance. libraries.wvu.edu

Visitors Center

Located on the Morgantown Waterfront, the Visitors Center features unique, cutting-edge displays and traditional West Virginia hospitality. Operating hours: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday; 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Saturday (closed Sundays and most University holidays). Guided tours with friendly knowledgeable student guides Monday-Friday at 9:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. and Saturday at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., except home football Saturdays. Phone: 304-293-3489. visit.wvu.edu

Alumni

Chartered in 1873, the WVU Alumni Association is made up of more than 185,000 graduates worldwide in some 60 foreign nations. alumni.wvu.edu

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MOUNTAINEER EXCELLENCE Team Records Baseball: 33-26, 13-11 Big 12 Cross Country: Fourth at Big 12 Championships; Fifth at MidAtlantic Regionals; One NCAA Qualifier Men’s Basketball: 13-19, 6-12 Big 12 Women’s Basketball: 17-14, 9-9 Big 12; NCAA First Round Football: 7-6, 4-5 Big 12; 2013 New Era Pinstripe Bowl Gymnastics: 13-9, 1-3 Big 12; NCAA Regionals Rowing: Fourth at Big 12; Sixth at Conference USA Championship Men’s Soccer: 9-6-2, 4-2-1 MAC 48

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Women’s Soccer: 11-5-4, 7-0-1 Big 12; Big 12 Regular-Season Champions, NCAA First Round Men’s Swimming and Diving: Third at Big 12 Women’s Swimming and Diving: Second at Big 12; Two NCAA Qualifiers Rifle: 11-1, 5-1 GARC; GARC Champions; NCAA Champions Women’s Tennis: 4-17, 0-9 Big 12 Women’s Track: Indoor-10th Big 12; One NCAA Qualifier; OutdoorEighth Big 12; 9 NCAA Qualifiers Volleyball: 8-22, 0-16 Big 12 Wrestling: 2-13, 0-6 Big 12; One NCAA Qualifier

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Team Conference Champions

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First Team All-Conference Tavon Austin, football

Stedman Bailey, football Sarah-Anne Brault, cross country Christal Caldwell, women’s basketball Jaida Lawrence, gymnastics Bry McCarthy, women’s soccer

Rifle, GARC Postseason Champions

Stormy Nesbit, women’s track (indoor, outdoor)

First Team All-Americans

Maren Prediger, rifle (air rifle)

Tavon Austin, football

Bri Rodriguez, women’s soccer

Stedman Bailey, football

Eric Schoenle, men’s soccer

Taylor Ciotola, rifle

Courtney Schrand, rowing

Meelis Kiisk, rifle

Kate Schwindel, women’s soccer

Mandie Nugent, swimming & diving

Garrett Spurgeon, rifle (smallbore, combined score)

Maren Prediger, rifle Garrett Spurgeon, rifle Kelly Williams, track

Petra Zublasing, rifle (air rifle, smallbore, combined score)

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MOUNTAINEER EXCELLENCE Women’s soccer senior Bri Rodriguez was named a 2012 NSCAA College Scholar All-American. Conference Major Awards

Coaching Awards

Rachael Burnett, women’s swimming, Big 12 Most Outstanding Women’s Swimmer

Bill Bedenbaugh, football, 247Sports Top Recruiting Coaches for 2013 Class

Tavon Austin, football, Big 12 CoSpecial Teams Player of the Year

Elizabeth Kantak, rowing, Big 12 Newcomer of the Year Bry McCarthy, women’s soccer, Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year Garrett Spurgeon, rifle, GARC Rookie of the Year Petra Zublasing, rifle, GARC Shooter and Senior Shooter of the Year

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Nikki Izzo-Brown, women’s soccer, Big 12 Coach of the Year

National Awards

Tavon Austin, football, College Football Performance Awards: AllPurpose Performer of the Year, 2012 Paul Hornung Award Winner, 2012 Jet Return Specialist Award Harrison Musgrave, baseball, College Baseball Hall of Fame Pitcher of the Year Finalist Geno Smith, football, Elite Quarterback Award, College Football Performance Awards

Jon Hammond, rifle, CRCA Coach of the Year

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Women’s Soccer, NSCAA Team Academic Award Men’s Soccer, NSCAA Team Academic Award Women’s Swimming, CSCAA Team Academic Award

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IZZO-BROWN Entering her 18th season as the only coach in Mountaineer women’s soccer history, Nikki Izzo-Brown has built a one-time infant program into one of the nation’s elite. In her previous 17 seasons, Izzo-Brown has coached 12 players who went on to play professionally, 15 All-Americans, 11 Academic All-Americans and 11 conference players of the year. The Mountaineers enter the 2012 season having made an appearance in each of the last 13 NCAA tournaments, the country’s ninthlongest streak. To date, Izzo-Brown has led the Mountaineers to an impressive 235-92-36 overall record and a 99-40-18 conference mark that includes six regular season divisional titles and three tournament championships. Women’s soccer won the school’s first Big 12 championship in 2012 and was the only WVU program to win multiple Big East tournament titles. Izzo-Brown’s teams have been a consistent force in the national rankings, and WVU has defeated a Top 10 opponent in eight straight seasons. Entering the 2013 season, she ranks in the top 20 among active NCAA Division I coaches with a .698 winning percentage (includes one year at West Virginia Wesleyan). Izzo-Brown has never had a losing season as head coach and has led WVU to 13 straight 10-plus win seasons. 2010-12 In its inaugural season in the Big 12 Conference, West Virginia won the regular-season championship with a 7-0-1 record. Seven student-athletes were named All-Big 12, including senior Bry McCarthy who was chosen Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year, Izzo-Brown was named the conference coach of the year. The 2012 Mountaineers scored an upset win over No. 1-ranked Stanford, 1-0, on Aug. 26 at the Penn State Invitational. The win snapped Stanford’s 64-match regular-season unbeaten streak. West Virginia defeated visiting Texas Tech, 3-2, on Sept. 21 to give women’s soccer, and WVU athletics, its first victory as members of the Big 12 Conference.

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To end their careers, McCarthy earned All-America honors and midfielder Bri Rodriguez was named a NSCAA College Scholar All-American. The 2010-11 seasons marked the end of an era as the Mountaineers won back-to-back Big East Championships before departing for membership in the Big 12 Conference. It also marked the third conference title in the last five seasons. West Virginia finished the 2011 season with a 17-5-0 record, and a 10-1-0 mark in league play to win its division for the fifth time. The 10 wins marked a school record, making WVU one of only four Big East schools to ever win 10 league contests in a season. The Mountaineers finished the season ranked No. 9 by Soccer America and won 15 of their last 17 matches to close the season.

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Nikki Izzo-Brown 2005-09 From 2005-09, the program reached new heights with consecutive NCAA appearances in every season and won its first Big East Championship. Izzo-Brown was named NSCAA/adidas and Soccer Buzz Mid-Atlantic Regional Coach of the Year in 2007 as WVU was ranked every week throughout the season and tied a school record for wins (18). The 2007 squad advanced to the program’s first NCAA Elite Eight while establishing an attendance record with more than 3,000 fans for the NCAA Elite Eight contest with USC. Three players earned All-America status and six were named all-Big East. Forward Ashley Banks added to Izzo-Brown’s collection of major award winners as the 2007 Big East Offensive Player of the Year and a Hermann Trophy finalist. WVU won Big East division titles in three straight seasons (2006-08) and at least one Mountaineer earned All-America honors from 2006-09. Carolyn Blank added the title of Big East Midfielder of the Year to her resume in 2008, a team that tied the school record for fewest losses in a season with three defeats. Six seasons ago, Izzo-Brown took her highpowered offense to the 2006 NCAA tournament as WVU scored a school-record 55 goals in 21 games. Forward Deana Everrett had a breakout sophomore season to earn third team All-America honors from Soccer Buzz. The 2006 Mountaineers also displayed a stingy defense that shutout 13 opponents over the course of the season, including eight Big East foes.

2000-04 Led by All-Americans Chrissie Abbott and Lisa Stoia, the 2003 Mountaineers made history, going 17-4-2 to give West Virginia its first NCAA “Sweet 16” appearance. The senior-led squad logged nine straight wins at one point during the season and had its first-ever Hermann Trophy nominee in Abbott, who graduated as WVU’s all-time leader in goals scored, points and shots, while Stoia established the school’s all-time assist record. Izzo-Brown directed West Virginia to an 18-3-1 record, the most wins in school history, and the program’s first Big East division title in 2002. The Mountaineers also received their third-consecutive invitation to the NCAA tournament after putting together an 18-match unbeaten streak. Abbott was named Big East Offensive Player of the Year and a first team All-American, while Stoia earned Big East Midfielder of the Year honors. Izzo-Brown was named Big East and regional coach of the year. A youthful Mountaineer squad played to a fifth straight 15-win season in 2004 and saw Izzo-Brown’s fourth All-American develop as forward Laura Kane earned the nod from the NSCAA after an eight-goal, nine-assist senior season. West Virginia was nationally ranked for the first time in 2000, a regional coach of the year season for Izzo-Brown’s first-ever NCAA tournament team. Four team members landed spots on Big East all-conference teams, including Big East Offensive Player of the Year Katie Barnes

and co-Big East Rookie of the Year Stoia. In that season, Barnes became WVU’s first AllAmerican. The Early Years Izzo-Brown accepted perhaps her greatest challenge on Aug. 3, 1995, when then-WVU Director of Athletics Ed Pastilong named her the first head coach of West Virginia’s women’s soccer program. In WVU’s inaugural season, Izzo-Brown led a young team to an amazing 10-7-2 record and a 4-4-1 Big East mark. WVU finished fifth in the conference, surprising Big East coaches, whose preseason prediction picked the fledgling Mountaineers to finish dead last. Soccer Buzz ranked West Virginia as the eighth-best “new program” in the nation. In addition, Izzo-Brown’s first season at WVU produced a Big East All-Rookie team member in defender Stacey Sollmann. Only two years later, West Virginia made its first Big East tournament berth on a team that won 11 matches in 1998. Stacey Adams was the program’s first Big East Female Scholar Athlete of the Year winner and Sollmann earned second team all-region accolades. Izzo-Brown led the Mountaineers to an 11-6-2 record in 1997, and two years later, they finished 9-9-1. With trust, hard work and sacrifice, the foundation had been laid for a breakout season in 2000.

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Academic Success Graduation is a must for Izzo-Browncoached players who are asked to challenge themselves academically while at WVU. Her teams consistently hold one of the program’s highest GPAs on campus with its serious commitment to academics. The women’s soccer team received public recognition in the spring of 2010 for the third year in a row by the NCAA for its latest multiyear Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores. The team posted a multiyear APR in the top 10 percent of all squads in each sport. The APR accounts for eligibility, retention and graduation and provides a measure of each team’s academic performance. Izzo-Brown has coached 11 Academic AllAmericans, and the NSCAA honored her team in the fall of 2012 with its 11th consecutive NSCAA Team Academic Award for its work in the classroom. A total of 19 team members were named to the Big 12’s 2013 Spring Commissioner’s Honor Roll, including eight student-athletes with perfect 4.0 GPAs. And for the sixth straight season, at least one Mountaineer was named NSCAA scholar all-region. Player Development With tremendous experience and knowledge of the game, Izzo-Brown has built a reputation for getting the most out of her student-athletes. The veteran coach maximizes the performance of her players by providing opportunities to process information in multiple ways, in order to find success for each individual.

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Nikki Izzo-Brown Paving the way for the success of recent Mountaineers, Katie Barnes was the first women’s soccer player to be named an All-American, and captured two straight Big East Offensive Player of the Year awards. In all, Izzo-Brown has guided 15 players to All-America status and 11 conference player of the year honors. Barnes was drafted with the first pick of the second round (ninth overall) of the 2002 Women’s United Soccer Association (WUSA) professional draft by the Carolina Courage. WVU was well represented in the WUSA and added to its professional player development with the Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) league.

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McCarthy became the sixth Mountaineer to be drafted when she was assigned to the Western New York Flash through an allocation process in the new National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL). During the 2012 offseason, Izzo-Brown served as an assistant at U.S. Women’s National Team training camps with the U.S. U-18, U-20 and U-23 squads. In the summer of 2011, she joined April Heinrichs, U.S. Soccer Technical Director, for a week of training with the U-20 team. She also spent time after the 2007 season as an assistant coach with the U-20 National Team under then-head coach Jill Ellis. During her coaching tenure, more than a dozen Mountaineers have participated in the national team scene, with Barnes being selected to the team that won the 2001 Nordic Cup. Most recently, current defender Bry McCarthy made a full National Team appearance in 2012 and was just missed a roster spot for the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Prior To WVU As a player, Izzo-Brown attained All-America status at University of Rochester, where she was a four-year starter from 1989-92. During that span, Izzo-Brown helped the Yellowjackets to a 58-10-9 record and four straight NCAA tournament appearances. In 1991, as a junior, she led Rochester to a 16-4-2 mark and a spot in the NCAA championship game. During her career at Rochester, Izzo-Brown also earned all-East, all-region and all-league honors, while meriting Dean’s List recognition all four years. Following her senior campaign, she won the prestigious Merle Spurrier Award,

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which recognizes Rochester’s top female athlete based on leadership, academics and athletics. Izzo-Brown graduated from Rochester in the spring of 1993 with a degree in psychology. That fall, she was named assistant coach at West Virginia Wesleyan, where she continued her winning ways by helping the Bobcats to a 12-7 record. Izzo-Brown was elevated to head coach in 1994 and led Wesleyan to a 13-5 mark and a spot in the NAIA national tournament. While coaching at the Buckhannon, W.Va., school, Izzo-Brown earned her master’s of business administration degree in 1994. In the fall of 2010, she was inducted into the University of Rochester Athletic Hall of Fame. Personal In addition to her duties at WVU, IzzoBrown is certified as an advanced national level coach by the NSCAA, has her USSF “B” license and is a Region I senior staff Olympic Development member. She has served on several regional and national ranking committees for the NSCAA. She also is qualified internationally with Brazilian, KNVB and Czech Republic certification. In May 2010, Izzo-Brown was named to the West Virginia Executive Sports Hall of Fame. Later that fall, she was inducted into the University of Rochester Athletic Hall of Fame for her outstanding achievement in the sport of soccer. Two summers ago, she was named a 2011 Frontier Field Walk of Fame inductee. She and her husband, Joe, have three daughters – Samantha, Gracie and Gabriella.

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STOIA Lisa Stoia begins her seventh year at her alma mater. The Mountaineers have thrived under Stoia’s assistance, winning Big 12 and Big East titles, and making six trips to the NCAA tournament. Last fall, Stoia helped WVU win the school’s first Big 12 championship with an unbeaten regular season. She helped midfielder Bri Rodriguez earn All-Big 12 First Team honors, as well as NSCAA College Scholar All-America recognition. She also heads up the team’s travel throughout the season, team-issued gear and its Nike Elite allotment, along with on-campus visitations, recruiting and scouting efforts of the team. In 2011, Stoia helped the Mountaineers post a 17-5-0 record – one win shy of tying the school record for wins in a season. She helped mentor forward Kate Schwindel to a 19-point freshman season to be named Big East Rookie of the Year. Additionally, five Mountaineers were named All-Big East in the team’s final season in the conference. Stoia, a former conference player of the year, has developed WVU’s midfield and front line, as Carolyn Blank twice earned All-America honors (2008-09). Blank also became the first Mountaineer since Stoia to be named Big East Midfielder of the Year. With Rodriguez’s first team All-Big East selection in 2010, it gave WVU a midfielder on the league’s first team in each of the past five seasons. Stoia’s efforts were recognized as she was named NSCAA/Mondo North Atlantic Regional Assistant Coach of the Year. Three years ago, Stoia played in the 2009 Women’s Professional Soccer league after being drafted with the 48th overall pick by the Saint Louis Athletica. In the WPS’ inaugural season, Stoia helped the Athletica to a secondplace finish and WPS Super Semifinal playoff appearance. In 2007, WVU advanced deep into postseason play, making a trip to the school’s first NCAA Elite Eight. She also helped midfielder Amanda Cicchini earn All-America honors. Stoia spent the 2005 and 2006 seasons as an assistant coach at Jacksonville, where she helped guide the Dolphins to a 2006 NCAA tournament berth. The Dolphins posted their

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first double-digit win total since 2002 and earned their second Atlantic Sun Championship in school history. She was active in securing the Atlantic Sun’s top recruiting class according to Soccer Buzz magazine, which rated Jacksonville’s 2007 class as best in the conference. JU players benefited from Stoia’s two seasons of leadership as four Dolphins picked up all-conference recognition, and forward Keri Zwikker earned 2005 Atlantic Sun Freshman of the Year honors. In the summer, Stoia competed for two seasons as a midfielder with the Boston Renegades in the Women’s United Soccer League. In 2006, she led the team and ranked second in the league with 11 assists. She also ranked fifth in the league with 29 points and finished with nine goals on the season. Prior to JU, Stoia served as a student assistant coach in 2004 at WVU. That season, she helped the program to its fifth consecutive NCAA tournament appearance, including a firstround win over SMU. A four-year letterwinner at West Virginia from 2000-03, Stoia set Mountaineer career records for assists (33) and matches played and started (87). As a senior, she set a program

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record with 12 assists and was second on the squad with seven goals and 26 points en route to Big East Midfielder of the Year along with NSCAA and Soccer Buzz All-America accolades. Stoia earned NSCAA and Soccer Buzz Second Team All-America honors, Big East Midfielder of the Year and First Team All-Big East recognition as a junior after finishing with eight goals, 10 assists and 26 points. As a sophomore, she earned Soccer Buzz Honorable Mention All-America, Soccer Buzz First Team All-Region, NSCAA/adidas Second Team All-Region and First Team All-Big East accolades after tallying four goals and five assists. Stoia also earned NSCAA/adidas Third Team All-MidAtlantic Region and Big East co-Rookie of the Year honors as a freshman. Stoia also was a member of the U.S. U-21 Women’s National Team Pool in 2003. A year later, she was named a 2004 National Strength and Conditioning All-American. In September 2007, she was inducted into William Floyd High’s inaugural Athletic Hall of Fame. A native of Shirley, N.Y., Stoia earned her bachelor’s degree in sport management from West Virginia in 2005 and her master’s of business administration from Jacksonville in 2007.

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KANELA Marisa Kanela enters her fourth season as an assistant coach with the Mountaineer women’s soccer team. A former All-Big East midfielder, Kanela has translated her experience on the field to success with the Mountaineers with conference titles in each of her first three seasons. Last fall, WVU went unbeaten in Big 12 play (7-0-1), marking only the sixth time a Big 12 team has won the regular season without a loss. West Virginia’s seven All-Big 12 selections were the most of any conference program, including defensive player of the year Bry McCarthy. Kanela helped WVU win back-to-back Big East Championships in its final two seasons in the league. The Mountaineers earned 11 allconference honors in 2010 and 2011, including 2011 Big East Rookie of the Year Kate Schwindel. She also heads up the academic, audio/ video, scouting and community service efforts of the team. A total of 19 Mountaineers were named to the Big 12’s 2013 Spring Commissioner’s Honor Roll, including eight studentathletes with perfect 4.0 GPAs. Kanela has continued the program’s vision to raise funds and awareness for breast cancer research. WVU women’s soccer has raised more than $100,000 over the past 10 years for the Betty Puskar Breast Cancer Fund. Kanela spent three seasons (2007-09) as a volunteer with the Mountaineers, assisting Izzo-Brown and her staff in a variety of roles on and off the field. She witnessed the program’s first Big East championship in 2007 while assisting with administrative tasks, team travel, on-campus visits, game day management, academic tutoring, practice sessions and other duties. Since 2005, Kanela has been active in the state’s youth soccer programs, coaching several West Virginia United club teams, including U-13, U-16 and U-18 teams. She also has worked as the state’s Region 1 coach for the West Virginia Olympic Development Program for the past four years.

Kanela spent one season with the West Virginia Illusion, a former member of the WLeague, as an assistant coach. She also spent time as a player/coach with the Illusion during its inaugural season and worked out at the 2008 Women’s Professional Soccer Combine in Tampa. She served as a youth soccer coach and personal trainer at Pro Performance Rx in Morgantown from 2006-08. At Pro, Kanela ran private soccer lessons, conducted clinics for players ages 4-12 and instituted a summer soccer camp program. Kanela holds Level I & II regional and state goalkeeping licenses and National Youth Soccer Association G & D coaching licenses. A member of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) since 2007, she has worked WVU’s soccer camp for girls since 2002, and recently earned her USSF “C” license. A four-year letterwinner from 2002-05,

Kanela participated in four NCAA tournaments at WVU while being named an NSCAA Scholar All-American, Big East Academic All-Star, Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member and Aéropostale/Big East institutional women’s scholar-athlete of the year. Upon graduation, she ranked in the school’s Top 10 record book for career goals, assists and points and led the 2004 and 2005 teams in scoring. A two-time NSCAA all-region selection, Kanela earned First Team All-Big East honors in 2005, second team honors in 2004 and was an all-rookie team pick in 2002. The former New York State Gatorade Player of the Year was team captain of the 2005 WVU soccer team. Kanela earned a bachelor’s degree in physical education/health education from WVU in 2007 and a master’s degree in physical education/teacher education in 2009.

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No. Name Cl. Pos. Ht. Hometown High School 22 Bryce Banuelos Fr. M 5-5 Elmhurst, Ill. York 31 Maggie Bedillion So. D 5-8 Washington, Pa. Trinity 24 Carly Black r-Fr. D 5-8 Horsham, Pa. Hatboro Horsham 32 Kara Blosser Sr. M 5-8 Spotsylvania, Va. Courtland 21 Tessa Broadwater Fr. M 5-8 Midlothian, Va. Cosby 88 Kadeisha Buchanan Fr. D 5-6 Brampton, Ontario, Canada Cardinal Leger Catholic 20 Ali Connelly Jr. M 5-6 South Bend, Ind. St. Joseph’s 2 Halie Conroy So. D 5-7 Highlands Ranch, Colo. Mountain Vista 10 Jess Crowder Jr. M 5-2 Cary, N.C. Needham Broughton 3 Leah Emaus So. D 5-8 Webster, N.Y. Webster Thomas 27 Amanda Hill So. M 5-6 Washington, Pa. Trinity 17 Noelle Honeycutt So. D 5-6 Huntsville, Ala. Randolph School 15 Sarah Howley Fr. D 5-8 Dallas, Texas Highland Park 23 Sara Keane Sr. GK 5-9 Mt. Laurel, N.J. Bishop Eustace Prep 33 Haley Keefer Fr. GK 5-4 Grand Blanc, Mich. Grand Blanc 11 Ashley Lawrence Fr. F 5-6 Toronto, Ontario, Canada Mayfield Secondary 7 Kelsie Maloney So. F 5-2 Harrisburg, Pa. Bishop McDevitt 4 Daniela Neves Fr. F 5-4 Springfield, Va. Robert E. Lee 1 Michelle Newhouse Fr. GK 5-8 Pinch, W.Va. Capital 0 Katie Osterman Jr. GK 5-9 Virginia Beach, Va. Bishop Sullivan Catholic 5 Amandine Pierre-Louis Fr. F 5-6 Montreal, Quebec, Canada Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Secondary 6 Cari Price So. M 5-9 Sykesville, Md. Century 99 Kate Schwindel Jr. F 5-6 Livingston, N.J. Livingston 9 Frances Silva Sr. F 5-4 Overland Park, Kan. Blue Valley North 35 Annalika Steyn So. M 5-9 Hoover, Ala. Spain Park 8 Caroline Szwed Sr. M 5-7 Oakville, Ontario, Canada St. Ignatius of Loyola 16 Kailey Utley So. F 5-4 St. Louis, Mo. Pattonville 18 Ashley Woolpert Fr. D 5-8 Springboro, Ohio Springboro Head Coach: Nikki Izzo-Brown (18th Season) Associate Head Coach: Lisa Stoia (Seventh Season) Assistant Coach: Marisa Kanela (Fourth Season) Volunteer Assistant: Zach Johnson (Third Season)

Canada 4 Pennsylvania 4 Virginia 4 Alabama 2 New Jersey 2 West Virginia 1 Colorado 1 Indiana 1 Illinois 1 Kansas 1 Maryland 1 Michigan 1 Missouri 1 New York 1 North Carolina 1 Ohio 1 Texas 1

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Name Katie Osterman Michelle Newhouse Halie Conroy Leah Emaus Daniela Neves Amandine Pierre-Louis Cari Price Kelsie Maloney Caroline Szwed Frances Silva Jess Crowder Ashley Lawrence Sarah Howley Kailey Utley Noelle Honeycutt Ashley Woolpert Ali Connelly Tessa Broadwater Bryce Banuelos Sara Keane Carly Black Amanda Hill Maggie Bedillion Kara Blosser Haley Keefer Annalika Steyn Kadeisha Buchanan Kate Schwindel

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Hometown High School Virginia Beach, Va. Bishop Sullivan Catholic Pinch, W.Va. Capital Highlands Ranch, Colo. Mountain Vista Webster, N.Y. Webster Thomas Springfield, Va. Robert E. Lee Montreal, Quebec, Canada Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Secondary Sykesville, Md. Century Harrisburg, Pa. Bishop McDevitt Oakville, Ontario, Canada St. Ignatius of Loyola Overland Park, Kan. Blue Valley North Cary, N.C. Needham Broughton Toronto, Ontario, Canada Mayfield Secondary Dallas, Texas Highland Park St. Louis, Mo. Pattonville Huntsville, Ala. Randolph School Springboro, Ohio Springboro South Bend, Ind. St. Joseph’s Midlothian, Va. Cosby Elmhurst, Ill. York Mt. Laurel, N.J. Bishop Eustace Prep Horsham, Pa. Hatboro Horsham Washington, Pa. Trinity Washington, Pa. Trinity Spotsylvania, Va. Courtland Grand Blanc, Mich. Grand Blanc Hoover, Ala. Spain Park Brampton, Ontario, Canada Cardinal Leger Catholic Livingston, N.J. Livingston

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BY POSITION Defenders 8 Midfielders 9 Forwards 7 Goalkeepers 4

PRONUNCIATION GUIDE Bryce Banuelos ban-way-los Kadeisha Buchanan kuh-Deesh-uh Halie Conroy hey-Lee Leah Emaus em-u-iss Daniela Neves NEH-ves Amandine Pierre-Louis ama-Dine Annalika Steyn stine Caroline Szwed sVed Coach Marisa Kanela kuh-nella Coach Lisa Stoia stoy-uh

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32 | Kara Blosser 5-8 | Senior Midfielder Spotsylvania, Va.

BLOSSER At West Virginia In 2012 • 2012 Big 12 All-Newcomer Team • 2012 Academic All-Big 12 Soccer Team • Made 18 starts in 19 appearances • Worked 75-plus minutes in 11 outings • Scored three goals, including two game-winners • Scored first career goal in win over High Point • Took a season-high six shots against Duquesne • Recorded game-winning goal in overtime at Texas to conclude regular season • Big 12 Newcomer of the Week (10/30) At West Virginia In 2011 • Redshirted At NC State in 2009-10 • Two-year starter in the midfield, earning ACC All-Freshman Team honors in 2009 • Appeared in 37 matches, starting 35 • Scored seven points on three goals, including two game-winners, and one assist in 2010 • Attempted a team-best 64 shots, good enough for ninth in the ACC • Totaled 20 points in 2009 with nine goals – the most by a Wolfpack freshman in 20 years • ACC All-Academic Team selection

Personal • Daughter of Mark and Kari Blosser • One of two children • Birthday is October 13 • Majoring in forensic science/biology • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • President’s List • Dean’s List • WVU Student-Athlete Advisory Committee team representative Blosser’s Career Numbers Year M MS S G GWG A Pts C/E 2012 19 18 44 3 2 0 6 1/1 2011 redshirted

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In High School • A four-year captain at Courtland High • Compiled a 69-14-5 record in her career with a school-record 123 goals • Scored 35 goals as a senior, reaching state semifinals on an 18-1-2 team • Two-time all-state, all-region, all-district and Free Lance-Star All-Area Player of the Year • First team All-Met by the Washington Post as a senior • Scored a team-leading 34 goals and handed out 20 assists as a junior, while advancing to state title match • Recorded 33 goals and 12 assists as a sophomore; 23 goals and six helpers as a freshman • Played club for the Fredericksburg Impact • Virginia ODP member for four years and attended ODP national camp in January of 2008 • Also played volleyball and basketball at Courtland

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KEANE At West Virginia In 2012 • 2012 NSCAA Scholar All-East Region Honorable Mention • 2012 Academic All-Big 12 Soccer Team • Only Mountaineer to play every minute of 2012 – 1,905 minutes • Earned eight shutouts, including four in Big 12 play • Made 84 saves, facing 252 shots and 76 corner kicks from opponents • Tied career high with eight saves against No. 6 Penn State and No. 20 Baylor • Earned the win against Texas Tech – WVU athletics’ first win as Big 12 members • Big 12 Goalkeeper of the Week (10/16, 10/30) At West Virginia In 2011 • 2011 All-Big East Second Team and Big East All-Rookie Team • 2011 Big East Championship All-Tournament Team • 2011 Soccer America All-Freshman Second Team • Won 17 matches with nine shutouts in rookie season • Made five-plus saves on seven occasions • Career-high eight saves at Pitt to clinch division title • Soccer America Team of the Week (10/25) • Big East Rookie of the Week (8/22) and Big East Goalkeeper of the Week (9/26, 10/17, 10/24)

Personal • Daughter of Mike and Kim Keane • One of two children • Birthday is June 7 • Earned bachelor’s degree in sport management in 2013 • Currently pursuing a master’s degree in higher education administration • Father played soccer at Wilkes University • Brother plays soccer at Cincinnati • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Big East Academic All-Star • Dean’s List Keane’s Career Numbers Year M MS Min GA GA Avg. Saves Shutouts W L T 2012 20 20 1905:44 20 0.94 84 8 11 5 4 2011 22 22 1975:49 20 0.91 80 9 17 5 0 2010 redshirt 2009 medical redshirt Career 42 42 3881:33 40 0.93 164 17 28 10 4

At West Virginia In 2010 • Redshirted At West Virginia In 2009 • Medical redshirt In High School • Posted 43 shutouts in three seasons for Bishop Eustace Prep • Team won four conference championships (2005-08) and two Parochial B state championships (2006, 2008) • South Jersey Goalkeeper of the Year for three-straight seasons (2006-08) • Three-time first team all-conference, first team All-South Jersey and Star Ledger all-state • Teams were South Jersey champions three years (2006-08) • Coached by her father in club soccer for the Mt. Laurel United Fire • 2008 team won U-17 state cup championship • NSCAA/adidas youth girls all-Region selection • Played on New Jersey state ODP teams for the past five seasons (200408), including a U-15 national championship squad • Played on Region I teams in 2004, 2006 and 2007, and was a U-16 and U-17 National Pool participant • Golden Glove winner at ODP nationals and at the 2007 adidas ESP • Participated in the 2007 adidas ESP Camp and 2007 Nike Premier 50 Camp

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SILVA At West Virginia In 2012 • 2012 NSCAA Scholar All-East Region Third Team • 2012 All-Big 12 Second Team • 2012 Academic All-Big 12 Soccer Team • Started all 20 matches as a junior • Scored a team-best 11 goals to go with two assists for 24 points • Five goals came in Big 12 play, including three game-winners • Recorded game-winning score in win over No. 1-ranked Stanford • Multi-point game (2G, 1A) against Towson • Attempted a career-high 11 shots against Duquesne • Scored game-winner against Texas Tech – WVU athletics’ first win as Big 12 members • First-ever Mountaineer to score multiple goals in three consecutive games (Towson, High Point, Texas Tech) • Became only the fourth different Mountaineer to score a goal in fourconsecutive matches (Towson, High Point, Texas Tech, Oklahoma State) • Disney Soccer/NSCAA National Player of the Week (9/26) • Soccer News Net National Player of the Week (9/26) • Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week (9/25) • ECAC Player of the Week (9/25) • TopDrawerSoccer Team of the Week (9/24) • Soccer America Team of the Week (9/26) • CollegeSoccer360 Primetime Performer of the Week (9/25) At West Virginia In 2011 • All-Big East Second Team • Big East Championship All-Tournament Team • Started all 22 matches at forward • Totaled 20 points on eight goals and four assists • Eight goals are fifth most all-time by a WVU sophomore • TopDrawerSoccer Team of the Week (10/17) • Multi-point games (1G, 1A) against Georgetown and Syracuse • Netted game-winner at Providence At West Virginia In 2010 • Big East All-Rookie Team • Voted team’s most improved player • Appeared in all 24 matches, starting the final 20 • Recorded four goals and three assists for 11 points on the season • Soccer America All-Rookie second team • Big East Rookie of the Week (10/18) • Played the most minutes of any freshman in 2010, totaling 1,625 • Netted game-winning goal in 2-1 win over Providence • First career goal at Bowling Green • First career assist on Blake Miller goal against Villanova

• Named all-state and all-league for three straight seasons (2007-09) • Kansas City Sun All-Offensive and Defensive teams (2007-09) • Kansas City Star All-Metro (2007-09) • Played club soccer with Blue Valley Stars Mallorca – six-time defending state cup champions • ODP state team member in 2005-09 • Member of the ODP regional teams in 2006-09 and an ODP national pool participant in 2006 • Four-year honor roll student Personal • Daughter of Miguel Silva and Dina Leon • One of three children • Birthday is November 2 • Earned bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism in 2013 • Currently pursuing a master’s degree in sport management • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Big East Academic All-Star • President’s List and Dean’s List • 2013 Jerry P. Wilkins Scholarship recipient • 2013 Dr. Gerald Lage award winner – the Big 12 Conference’s highest academic honor Silva’s Career Numbers Year M 2012 20 2011 22 2010 24 Career 66

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Silva’s Single Game Career Highs Shots 11, vs. Duquesne (9/6/12) Shots on Goal 5, at Iowa State (10/7/12) Goals 2, four times, last at Iowa State (10/7/12) Assists 1, nine times, last vs. Towson (9/14/12) Points 5, vs. Towson (9/14/12)

In High School • Four-year starter at Blue Valley North High, helped team to a state championship in 2007 • Totaled 41 goals and 17 assists • Holds the school record for goals in a game (4), goals in a season (20), assists in a game (4), points in a game (8) and points in a season (48)

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SZWED At West Virginia In 2012 • Medical redshirt At West Virginia In 2011 • Started all 22 matches in the midfield • Worked 13 matches of 90-plus minutes • Voted team MVP • Multi-assist game (2) against Syracuse • Scored a goal in Big East quarterfinal win over Seton Hall • Was outstanding in Big East Championship weekend, playing 168 minutes in two matches • Tied career high in shots with three against Seton Hall and Villanova At West Virginia In 2010 • Started 22 matches at defensive center mid • Recorded two goals and three assists for seven points on the season • Both goals were game-winners: at Bowling Green and versus Connecticut • Logged 18 matches of 60-plus minutes • Took three shots in wins over Pitt and Villanova At West Virginia In 2009 • Big East All-Rookie Team • Started all 23 matches, playing 80-plus minutes in 15 contests • Played the most minutes of any freshman in 2009, totaling 1,851 • Led the team in assists with six; first rookie to lead WVU in assists since 1999 • First collegiate assist on Chelsey Corroto’s goal against Duquesne • First collegiate goal was game-winner, a header, to knock off Marquette at home • Big East Rookie of the Week (10/12) • Registered team-best sixth assist in NCAA opening-round match against Loyola (Md.)

Personal • Daughter of Marek and Agata Szwed • One of two children • Birthday is November 18 • Earned bachelor’s degree in English in 2013 • Currently pursuing a master’s degree in journalism • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Big East Academic All-Star • President’s List and Dean’s List • Multiple training camps with U-20 Canadian National Team (2009) Szwed’s Career Numbers Year M MS S G GWG A Pts C/E 2012 medical redshirt 2011 22 22 19 1 0 2 4 0/0 2010 22 22 24 2 2 3 7 0/0 2009 23 23 23 1 1 6 8 0/0 Career 67 67 66 4 3 11 19 0/0

Szwed’s Single Game Career Highs Shots 3, six times, last at Villanova (10/2/11) Shots on Goal 1, 20 times, last vs. Seton Hall (10/30/11) Goals 1, four times, last vs. Seton Hall (10/30/11) Assists 2, vs. Syracuse (10/9/11) Points 3, vs. Connecticut (10/22/10)

In High School • Honor roll student at St. Ignatius of Loyola • Won a Bronze medal with the Canadian National Team at the 2008 CONCACAF Women’s U-17 Championship in Trinidad & Tobago • Started every match of the 2008 U-17 World Cup • Twice nominated for the prestigious adidas Canadian Player of the Year award (07, 08) • Won a Bronze medal with Ontario at the 2007 BMO Financial Group U-16 Girls National All-Star Championship

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20 | Ali Connelly 5-6 | Junior Midfielder South Bend, Ind.

CONNELLY At West Virginia In 2012 • 2012 Academic All-Big 12 Soccer Team • 2012-13 WVU Female Student-Athlete Community Service Outreach Award • Made 18 appearances, with first career start against Central Michigan • Logged a career-high 76 minutes against CMU • Played 43 minutes in WVU’s win over No. 1-ranked Stanford At West Virginia In 2011 • Saw action in three matches as a true freshman • First career action came against Marshall In High School • Four-year letterwinner for Saint Joseph’s High • Three-time all-conference selection • As a senior, awarded Most Dedicated Team Player, Top Team Player and team captain honors • 2009 all-Diocesan and 2010 all-district selections • Led her squad to two Final Fours and the 2010 state championship; team ranked No. 7 nationally • Twice named academic all-state • Played club soccer for Jr. Irish, serving as team captain • Team finished state runner-up in 2009 and 2010 • A three-time all-conference runner in track; played basketball for two seasons • National Honor Society member, High Honor Roll member every semester and Saint Joseph Scholar honoree Personal • Daughter of Tim and Donna Connelly • One of two children • Father ran track and cross country at Notre Dame and is its head women’s cross country coach • Mother is a WVU graduate • Birthday is October 10 • Majoring in elementary education • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • President’s List • WVU Student-Athlete Advisory Committee team representative

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CROWDER At West Virginia In 2012 • 2012 Academic All-Big 12 Soccer Team • Appeared in all 20 matches, starting the final 19 • Helped defense record eight shutouts on the season • Worked 90-plus minutes in 16 matches • Was outstanding in WVU’s win over No. 1-ranked Stanford • Tallied three assists, including first career helper against No. 6 Penn State • Soccer America Team of the Week (8/29) • Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week (8/28) • CollegeSoccer360 Primetime Performer of the Week (8/28)

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Crowder’s Single Game Career Highs Shots 2, twice, last at Iowa State (10/7/12) Shots on Goal 1, three times, last at Iowa State (10/7/12) Goals 0 Assists 1, three times, last vs. High Point (9/16/12) Points 1, three times, last vs. High Point (9/16/12)

At West Virginia In 2011 • Saw action in 13 matches a true freshman • Logged 25-plus minutes seven times • Took two shots in 33 minutes against Marshall In High School • Two-time all-state pick at Needham Broughton High • 2010 ESPN Rise Top Player for state of North Carolina • Three-time all-region and all-conference selection • Played club soccer for CASL 91 • Played in 2009 adidas Elite Soccer Program • Class of 2011 Player to Watch by TopDrawerSoccer and TopDrawerSoccer Top 10 Regional player • Attended USYS ODP regional and state camps from 2005-09 • Member of 2007-08 USL Super Y ODP regional teams • Four-time state cup champion • Three-time USL Super Y regional champion; 2006 US National Club finalist • National Honor Society member and Distinguished Honor Roll choice Personal • Daughter of Dave and Ellain Crowder • One of two children • Mother played softball at Illinois Tech • Birthday is October 27 • Majoring in exercise physiology with a biology minor • Second degree black belt in tae kwon do • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member

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0 | Katie Osterman 5-9 | Junior Goalkeeper Virginia Beach, Va.

OSTERMAN At West Virginia In 2012 • Did not see action At West Virginia In 2011 • Did not see action In High School • Standout goalkeeper from Bishop Sullivan Catholic High • Second team all-state selection • Two-time team captain, team defensive MVP award winner • District tournament defensive MVP • Played club soccer for Virginia Rush • Named to 2010 ECNL Showcase Tournament All-Event Team • Also played basketball, ran cross country and swam for two seasons • National Honor Society member

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Personal • Daughter of Tony and Joyce Osterman • One of four children • Birthday is December 13 • Majoring in sport management • Father played collegiate lacrosse • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Dean’s List • President’s List Osterman’s Career Numbers Year 2012 2011 Career

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99 | Kate Schwindel 5-6 | Junior Forward Livingston, N.J.

SCHWINDEL At West Virginia In 2012 • 2012 NSCAA All-Central Region Second Team • 2012 Academic All-Big 12 Soccer Team • 2012 All-Big 12 First Team • Started all 20 matches as a sophomore • Scored a team-best 26 points behind nine goals and eight assists • Set career high in shots with eight against Western Carolina and TCU • Scored a goal in four straight matches to close non-conference play • Tied school record for points (seven) in a single match against High Point behind two goals and three assists • Tied the school record twice for assists in a single match (three) against High Point and at Iowa State • Disney Soccer/NSCAA National Player of the Week (10/10) • Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week (9/18, 10/9) • ECAC Player of the Week (9/18) • TopDrawerSoccer Team of the Week (9/17) • Soccer America Team of the Week (9/26, 10/12) • CollegeSoccer360 Primetime Performer of the Week (10/2) At West Virginia In 2011 • Soccer America All-Freshman Second Team • All-Big East Second Team and Big East All-Rookie Team • Big East Championship All-Tournament Team • Voted team’s most improved player • Made 22 starts en route to being named Big East Rookie of the Year • First career goal in win over No. 8 Marquette • Multi-point games (1G, 1A) against Georgetown (twice) and Marquette • Scored the fastest goal in school history in win at Georgetown, only 55 seconds into the match • Multi-assist game (2) at Connecticut • Led all Big East rookies in points with 15 on five goals and five assists in league play • Her 19 points, six goals and seven assists all tie for third-most by a freshman in school history • Big East Rookie of the Week (10/10) • TopDrawerSoccer Team of the Week (10/10)

• Led Thunderbolts to 2009 state championship, three other state finalists • 2008 and 2009 US U17 National Team Pool; U14 National Camp • Member of NJ ODP teams from 2005-11 • Three-time region one ODP player • Member of region one ODP team, competing at trips to Costa Rica, Portugal and Russia Personal • Daughter of Kirk and Susan Schwindel • One of three children • Birthday is April 21 • Majoring in child development and family studies • U.S. U-20 National Team Training Camp (2012) • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll Schwindel’s Career Numbers Year M 2012 20 2011 22 Career 42

MS 20 22 42

S 84 51 135

G 9 6 15

GWG A 3 8 2 7 5 15

Pts C/E 26 1/0 19 2/0 45 3/0

Schwindel’s Single Game Career Highs Shots 8, twice, last vs. TCU (10/31/12) Shots on Goal 4, three times, last vs. Western Carolina (8/19/12) Goals 2, vs. High Point (9/16/12) Assists 3, twice, last at Iowa State (10/7/12) Points 7, vs. High Point (9/16/12)

In High School • Team captain at Livingston High • 2010 ESPN Rise Fall All-American and ESPN RISE Fall State All-Stars for state of New Jersey • 2010 New Jersey Soccer Female Player of the Year • Two-time first team all-state, four-time all-conference and four-time all-county • Totaled 118 goals and 68 assists in her career • Recorded 40 goals and 20 assists as a senior, finishing as state runner-up • Played club soccer for Montclair United Thunderbolts

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31 | Maggie Bedillion 5-8 | Sophomore Defender Washington, Pa.

BEDILLION At West Virginia In 2012 • Saw action in two matches as a true freshman • Logged a career-high 14 minutes against Towson In High School • Four-year starter at Trinity High • Two-time WPIAL All-Star • Twice named to all-section squad • Plays club for Beadling Soccer Club, five-time state cup champions (2006-10) • People to People Ambassador • 2008 Nomination for Congressional Youth Leadership Council • National Young Leader • Honor Roll student and National Society of High School Scholars member Personal • Daughter of Daniel and Conniejo Passo • One of two children • Birthday is March 31 • Majoring in exercise physiology

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Bedillion’s Career Numbers Year M MS S G GWG A Pts C/E 2012 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 Career 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0

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2 | Halie Conroy 5-7 | Sophomore Defender Highlands Ranch, Colo.

CONROY At West Virginia In 2012 • 2012 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team • Saw action in five matches as a true freshman • Worked career-high 23 minutes in win over Western Carolina • Picked up first career assist against High Point

Conroy’s Career Numbers Year M MS S G GWG A Pts C/E 2012 5 0 0 0 0 1 1 0/0 Career 5 0 0 0 0 1 1 0/0

Conroy’s Single Game Career Highs In High School • Four-year starter at Mountain Vista High • ESPNHS Top 100 recruit (No. 100) and ESPNHS State All-Star • Three-time all-state performer and two-time team captain • Led team to Colorado 5A state title in 2011 • Four-time Continental All-League selection • Two-time defensive MVP and 2012 team MVP • Plays club for Real Colorado (2004-11) • Team captain in every season with Real Colorado, 2006 state cup champions • Four-time state cup runners-up • Named 2007 state cup MVP • 2010 ECNL National Championships All-Event Team choice • ODP state team member from 2006-09 • National Honor Society member and two-time Colorado Academic All-State • Earned three MVHS Academic Letters • Graduated in Top 10 percent of class academically • All-league basketball player as a sophomore

Shots 0 Shots on Goal 0 Goals 0 Assists 1, vs. High Point (9/16/12) Points 1, vs. High Point (9/16/12)

Personal • Daughter of Dan and Vickie Conroy • One of two children • Birthday is September 28 • Majoring in dental hygiene • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • President’s List

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3 | Leah Emaus 5-8 | Sophomore Defender Webster, N.Y.

EMAUS At West Virginia In 2012 • 2012 Big 12 All-Newcomer Team • 2012 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team • Started all 20 matches at center back as a true freshman • Played 1,890 minutes – second most on the team • Helped defense record eight shutouts on the season • Scored first career goal in win over High Point In High School • Four-year letterwinner at Webster Thomas High • TopDrawerSoccer New York Top 20 recruit • 2011 first team all-state and New York Player of the Year • Led team to 2010 section championship and state runner-up finish • Recorded 26 career goals and 29 career assists in varsity action • 2011 member of the All-East Regional Team • Four-time All-Greater Rochester selection • Plays club for Empire United Soccer Academy, two-time state cup champions (2008-09) • Three-time CASL champions • ODP state team member from 2008-2011 and ODP Regional Team member from 2008-11 • Has traveled to Spain and Russia for international competition (2011-12) • National Honor Society member and 2011 Principal’s Award recipient • Academic Excellence and Scholar Athlete honoree • High Honor Roll and High Honor Roll with Distinction • Also a state qualifier on the varsity Nordic ski team Personal • Daughter of Joe and Karen Emaus • One of four children • Mother was a downhill skier • Birthday is July 28 • Majoring in exercise physiology • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Dean’s List

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Emaus’ Single Game Career Highs Shots 2, three time, last vs. TCU (10/31/12) Shots on Goal 1, twice, last vs. Oklahoma State (9/23/12) Goals 1, vs. High Point (9/16/12) Assists 0 Points 2, vs. High Point (9/16/12)

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27 | Amanda Hill 5-6 | Sophomore Midfielder Washington, Pa.

HILL At West Virginia In 2012 • 2012 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team • Started all 20 matches at defensive center midfield • Helped defense record eight shutouts on the season • Worked 90-plus minutes in 16 matches • Scored first career goal at TCU • Notched first career assist on Kate Schwindel’s game-winner at Kansas • Recorded first career game-winning goal in 2-0 win over Oklahoma • Big 12 Newcomer of the Week (10/23) In High School • Four-year letterwinner and team captain at Trinity High • TopDrawerSoccer Pennsylvania Top 20 recruit • Two-time all-state selection • Three-time All-WPIAL and three-time all-section • 2008 Team MVP and three-time team Offensive MVP • Plays club for Beadling Soccer Club, five-time state cup champions (2006-10) • Multi-year team captain • Region I Premier League participant • ODP state team member from 2006-09 and ODP Regional Team member (2006, 2008) • High Honor Roll student and National Honor Society member • Ranked No. 1 academically in class with a GPA above a 4.0 • Also ran track at Trinity

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3, twice, last at TCU (9/28/12) 2, at TCU (9/28/12) 1, twice, last vs. Oklahoma (10/18/12) 1, at Kansas (10/5/12) 2, twice, last vs. Oklahoma (10/18/12)

Personal • Daughter of Jay and Lori Hill • One of four children • Birthday is November 20 • Majoring in exercise physiology • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • President’s List

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17 | Noelle Honeycutt 5-6 | Sophomore Defender Huntsville, Ala.

HONEYCUTT At West Virginia In 2012 • 2012 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team • Saw action in three matches as a true freshman • Played a career-high 18 minutes in win over Towson

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In High School • Athletic midfielder at The Randolph School • Helped 2009 team to Alabama 1A-4A state championship • MVP of 2010 Mardi Gras Classic, leading team to tournament championship • Twice named team’s Offensive MVP • 2011 NSCAA High School Scholar All-American • 2011 AHSAA All-Star and honorable mention all-state • Two-time Huntsville Times Elite Girls Soccer Team selection • Plays club for BUSA 94, four-time state cup champions (2007, 20092011) • Region III Premier League Champion (2009) • ODP state team member from 2005-10 • ODP Region III Camp participant • National Honor Society member and Honor Roll student • Randolph School Scholar Athlete recipient • Mu Alpha Theta (National Math Honor Society) member • National Spanish Exam Premio de Oro and National Spanish Exam Premio de Bronce • National Latin Exam “Cum Laude Achievement” award (2008) • 2012 Raider Award winner for character, leadership and talent • Graduated with a GPA above a 4.0 • Ran cross country as a senior

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Personal • Daughter of Tharon and Tammy Honeycutt • One of three children • Birthday is July 4 • Majoring in mechanical engineering • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Dean’s List

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7 | Kelsie Maloney 5-2 | Sophomore Forward Harrisburg, Pa.

MALONEY At West Virginia In 2012 • 2012 Big 12 All-Newcomer Team • Appeared and started in 17 matches as a true freshman • Played a career-high 95 minutes in draw with No. 20 Baylor • Scored two goals and recorded three assists for seven points on the season • Scored first career goal at Purdue • Tallied first career assist against Duquesne • Attempted a career-high seven shots against Duquesne In High School • Three-time team captain at Bishop McDevitt High • ESPNHS State All-Star • TopDrawerSoccer Mid-Atlantic Regional Top 10 recruit • Totaled 165 goals and 56 assists in her career • Owns school record for career goals, and goals (49) and assists (18) in a single season • Two-time all-state selection • Four-time Patriot News Big 11 Selection • Three-time divisional Player of Year • Four-time Mid-Penn First Team All-Star • Three-time Mid-Penn leader in points • Led 2012 team to school’s first district championship • Plays club for the Baltimore Bays • Five-time state cup champion (2006, 2008-11) • Member of 2007 Pennsylvania Strikers Region 1 championship team • Also a team captain and all-conference basketball player

Maloney’s Career Numbers Year M MS 2012 17 17 Career 17 17

S 37 37

G 2 2

GWG A 0 3 0 3

Pts C/E 7 0/0 7 0/0

Maloney’s Single Game Career Highs Shots 7, vs. Duquesne (9/6/12) Shots on Goal 4, vs. Oklahoma State (9/23/12) Goals 1, twice, last at Iowa State (10/7/12) Assists 1, three times, last vs. Princeton (11/10/12) Points 2, twice, last at Iowa State (10/7/12)

Personal • Daughter of Terence and Tammy Maloney • One of four children • Birthday is September 11 • Majoring in elementary education

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6 | Cari Price 5-9 | Sophomore Midfielder Sykesville, Md.

PRICE At West Virginia In 2012 • Saw action in four matches as a rookie • Took one shot in 19 minutes against Western Carolina • Logged a career-best 23 minutes in win over High Point

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In High School • Standout midfielder at Century High • All-state performer • Three-time all-conference and all-county • Led her team in scoring in 2009 and 2010 • Plays club for Bethesda Soccer Club

Price’s Single Game Career Highs

Personal • Daughter of Vince and Linda Price • One of two children • Birthday is September 11 • Majoring in wildlife and fisheries • Mother was a swimmer at Maryland and father played college football

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35 | Annalika Steyn 5-9 | Sophomore Midfielder Hoover, Ala.

STEYN At West Virginia In 2012 • Saw action in 17 matches as a redshirt freshman • Logged a career-high 66 minutes against LaSalle • Scored first career goal in win over Towson At West Virginia In 2011 • Medical redshirt In High School • Three-year varsity starter for Spain Pak High • 2010 ESPN Rise Spring All-American; tabbed No. 12 in ESPN’s Fab 50 • 2010 Gatorade Alabama Girls Soccer Player of the Year • 2010 Birmingham News and Shelby County Reporter Soccer Player of the Year • Totaled 38 goals and 19 assists entering her senior season • Led team to back-to-back state championships (2009, 2010) • Two-time MVP of the class 6A state tournament and two-time all-state performer • Twice named all-metro and a 2010 League All-Star Team selection • 2009 Hoover Soccer Player of the Year • Played club soccer for Birmingham United • Member of seven state champion teams, including four straight (2007-10) • 2009 ECNL All-Star at Disney Showcase • 2009 adidas ESP all-star participant • Member of ODP state teams from 2007-09 and ODP regional team participant (2007, 2008) • ODP participant with trips to Costa Rica and Denmark • 2008 National Team camp participant

Steyn’s Career Numbers Year M MS S G GWG A Pts C/E 2012 17 0 11 1 0 0 2 0/0 2011 medical redshirted Career 17 0 11 1 0 0 2 0/0

Steyn’s Single Game Career Highs Shots 4, vs. Central Michigan (8/24/12) Shots on Goal 1, five times, last vs. Baylor (10/12/12) Goals 1, vs. Towson (9/14/12) Assists 0 Points 2, vs. Towson (9/14/12)

Personal • Daughter of Adrie and Spira Steyn • One of three children • Father played rugby and mother ran track • Birthday is April 8 • Majoring in criminology • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Accomplished poet

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16 | Kailey Utley 5-4 | Sophomore Forward St. Louis, Mo.

UTLEY At West Virginia In 2012 • 2012 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team • Saw action in all 20 matches with three starts as a rookie • Scored five points behind one goal and three assists • Multi-point game (1G, 1A) against Western Carolina – both career firsts • First career goal against Western Carolina also came in her first collegiate start In High School • Four-year letterwinner at Pattonville High • ESPNHS Top 150 recruit (No. 139) and ESPNHS All-Star • Two-time NSCAA All-Region (Midwest) selection (2011-12) • Three-time first team all-state and four-time all-conference • School record holder for career points and single-season goals • 2011 Future Star award winner by the St. Louis Soccer Hall of Fame • Four-time Post Dispatch All-Metro selection • Three-time team MVP and twice named team captain • Four-time district champions (2009-12) and three-time conference champions (2009, 2011-12) • Two-time Suburban North Player of the Year • Plays club for J.B. Marine after previously leading St. Louis Scott Gallagher teams to three state cup runner-up finishes (2009-11) • 2009 Region II champions and national championships participants • Four-year Scholastic Academic Award and Citizenship Awards • Spanish National Honor Society member and National Honor Society member • Ranked No. 1 academically in class with a GPA above a 4.0 • 2012 Academic All-State (basketball) and 2012 Post Dispatch Scholar Athlete Award • All-league basketball and softball player at Pattonville Personal • Daughter of Michael and Wilma Utley • One of four children • Birthday is December 17 • Majoring in biology • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • Dean’s List

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Utley’s Career Numbers Year M MS 2012 20 3 Career 20 3

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Utley’s Single Game Career Highs Shots 3, vs. Western Carolina (8/19/12) Shots on Goal 1, six times, last vs. Oklahoma (10/18/12) Goals 1, vs. Western Carolina (8/19/12) Assists 1, three times, last vs. Oklahoma (10/18/12) Points 3, vs. Western Carolina (8/19/12)

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24 | Carly Black 5-8 | r-Freshman Defender Horsham, Pa.

BLACK At West Virginia In 2012 • Medical redshirt In High School • ESPNHS Top 100 recruit (No. 72) • TopDrawerSoccer Top 100 recruit (No. 85) • TopDrawerSoccer Top 25 Defender (No. 17) • TopDrawerSoccer Pennsylvania Top 10 recruit • Named 2011 Suburban One Top Five Players To Watch • 2010 first team Suburban One All-League • Plays club for PDA Charge, voted Soccer America’s No. 1 Girls Soccer Club in the Nation (2011) • Five-time state cup champion (2007-11) • 2007 Region 1 champion and twice Region 1 Premier League champion (2008, 2010) • ECNL Nationals Silver Medalist (2010, 2011) • ODP state team member (2005-09) and ODP regional team participant (2005-09) • Twice member of U.S. National Pool (2008, 2009) • 2010 id2 National Camp player and March 2012 ECNL PDP • Four years as student government officer • English Excellence Award (2009) and Champions of Learning medal in Honors Physics (2012) • Graduated in Top 10 percent of class academically • National Honor Society member • High School Administrators Leadership Award • All-league volleyball player at Hatboro Horsham Personal • Daughter of Ed and Patsy Black • One of two children • Mother played soccer at La Salle • Birthday is February 4 • Majoring in exercise physiology • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll • President’s List

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Elmhurst, Ill.

Brampton, Ontario, Canada

In High School • ESPNHS Top 150 (No. 66) • Top Drawer Soccer Midwest Regional Top 10 (No. 9) • Girls IMG Academy Top 150 (No. 89) • Plays club for Team Chicago under coach Phil Nielsen • 2012-2013 USYSA National League Champions • 2012 USYSA Region II Champions • Two-time Illinois State Cup Champions (2011-12) • 2009 Illinois State Cup Finalists • Played one season (2012) at York High for coach Krzysztof Halupka • Earned all-conference and all-sectional honors • ODP Region II team member (2009-12) Personal • Daughter of Michael and Maria Banuelos • Mother played tennis at Central Michigan • One of three children • Birthday is May 6

In High School • Current Full Canadian National Team member • Standout defender at Cardinal Leger Catholic Secondary School under coach James Chambers • 11-A side champions in 2009 and ROPSSA champions in 2010 • Also played flag football, volleyball and basketball • Plays club for Brams United under coach Joe Nucifora • Silver medalist with full Canadian women’s national team at Yongchuan Cup in China (2013) • Silver medalist at the 2012 U17 CONCACAF Women’s tournament • Game MVP against Jamaica at U17 CONCACAF (2012) • Guided club teams to league championship (2011), Ontario Cup titles (2008, 2011) and a national championship (2011) • Earned MVP honors at Gran Campon Del Torneo (2008-09) • Provincial wins in the Quebec Series (2010) and nationals (2010-11) Personal • Daughter of Howard Tate and Melsadie Tate • One of 12 children • Birthday is November 5

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Midlothian, Va.

Dallas, Texas

In High School • Totaled 36 goals and 17 assists in three seasons (2010-12) • Won 2012 state AAA title at Cosby High for coach Roger Lattimer • Scored 16 goals as a junior (2012) • 2012 Richmond Times Dispatch All-Metro First Team • 2012 all-region and all-district • All-academic honoree in three sports: soccer, cross country and track • Plays club for Richmond Kickers Elite under coach Andy McIntosh • 2012 state cup Final Four U18 and 2012 WAGS Champions U18 • Participant on ‘94 Richmond Kickers Elite Team U9-U15, and U17 • National honor society and national BETA club member Personal • Daughter of Timothy and Natasha Broadwater • One of four children • Birthday is January 16

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In High School • Three-year letterwinner at Highland Park High for coach Stewart Brown • Team captain as a senior (2013) • 2013 All-State First Team • 4A state champions in 2012; state finalists in 2013 • 2012 4A state championship MVP and 4A All-State Tournament Team • 2012 all-district first team; 2010-11 all-district second team • Plays club for Sting ’95 under coach Jeremy Halverson • 2013 USYSA NTX state champions • 2012 USYSA state champions and Region III semifinalists • Two-time LHGCL Division 1 Grand Champions • Member of state ODP teams from 2005-07 and regional ODP teams in 2007 and 2008 • Honors student who was twice named Cornerstone Scholar Athlete (2012-13) and AP Scholar (2010-12) Personal • Daughter of Scott and Emily Howley • One of three children • Birthday is September 12 • Granddaughter of former WVU All-American and Super Bowl MVP Chuck Howley

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Grand Blanc, Mich.

Springfield, Va.

In High School • Attended Grand Blanc High but did not play soccer • Plays club for Michigan Hawks 96 ECNL under coaches Doug Landefeld and Adil Salmoni • ECNL Challenge A Top 10 (2011-13) • 2011 Region 2 finalists and state cup champions • 2010 USYSA national semifinalist (2010) and Region 2 champions • 2010 Region 2 Midwest Regional League Champions (2010) • 2009-10 state cup semifinalists • ODP state team member from 2008-10 • ODP Regional Camp participant (2009-10) • National Honor Society member • Honor Roll student Personal • Daughter of Brian and Gidget Keefer • Only child • Birthday is August 6

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In High School • ESPNHS Top 150 (No. 138) • Top Drawer Soccer Mid-Atlantic Regional Top 10 (No. 18) • Three-time MVP at Robert. E. Lee High for coach John Fuller • Led district in scoring for three-straight years • All-district first team selection • Plays club for VSA Heat under coaches Steve Smith and Keith Hilton • Leading scorer in 2012 Youth Regional • Guided VSA Heat to 2012 national championship Personal • Daughter of Armando and Gabriela Neves • One of two children • Birthday is January 5

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Pinch, W.Va.

In High School • Current Full Canadian National Team member • Attended U20 (July 2012) and Full National Team (Jan. 2013) camps, including international CAPS at the Four-Nation Tournament in China (Jan. 2013) • Captained Canada’s U17 teams at CONCAF qualifiers (April 2012) and Women’s World Cup (Sept. 2012) • Represented Canada at the 2010 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Trinidad and Tobago • Won gold medals with Team Ontario at U14 Nationals and U16 Nationals • Twice named U17 Canadian Player of the Year (2011-12) • Plays club for Erin Mills Mighty Eagles under coach Cyprian McFarlane • Led team to gold medal at 2010 Ontario Summer Games, two Gold medals at the Ontario Cup Championship and a Gold medal at the National Club Championships in Lethbridge, Alberta • Two-time Petro Canada Fueling Athlete and Coaching Excellence Program member (2010-11) • Attended Mayfield Secondary School after three seasons of soccer at Cardinal Leger High for coach James Chambers Personal • Daughter of Raphael Emovon and Tina Lawrence • One of two children • Birthday is June 11

In High School • 2012 NSCAA Girls High School All-American • 2012 West Virginia Gatorade Player of the Year • Standout goalkeeper and four-time MVP at Capital High for coach Riley Gibson • Recorded 483 saves and 30 shutouts in her career • Also scored nine goals in final two seasons • Made 93 saves against 121 shots as a senior • Four-time all-state selection • 2012 AAA state Player of the Year and MSAC Player of the Year • 2012 team captain and North South All Star Game participant • All-MSAC first team and All-Kanawha Valley Team • 2011 AAA state Goalkeeper of the Year and MSAC Goalkeeper of the Year • Plays club for WVSC Rowdies under coach Kevin Long • Member of seven state champion teams • State ODP member from 2010-12 • “A” honor roll student Personal • Daughter of Andy and Cindy Newhouse • Father played football at Glenville State • One of two children • Birthday is April 5

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Springboro, Ohio

In High School • Canadian U17 Player of the Year finalist • Won a Silver medal at 2012 CONCACAF U17 Championship in Guatemala • Represented Canada at the FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup Azerbaijan 2012 • Plays club for Saint-Leonard • 2011 Quebec Player of the Year • Graduated from Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Secondary School Personal • Daughter of Emerson and Martine Pierre-Louis • One of two children • Birthday is February 18 • Speaks French

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In High School • Plays club for Cincinnati United Premier under coach Scott Rogers • Led team to 2008 State Championship, 2010 CASL Showcase Championship and 2011 Ohio South State Cup Finals • Four-year letterwinner at Springboro High for coach Eric Detmer • Team captain as a junior and senior • All-Ohio second team as a senior, leading team to district semifinals in 2012 • 2012 All-Miami Valley first team and All-Greater Western Ohio Conference first team • 2012 Greater Western Ohio Conference Player of the Year • 2012 Springboro High Offensive Player of the Year • 2010 All-Dayton South selection • Four-year Greater Western Ohio Conference Scholar Athlete Award (2009-12) • Led U18 team to 2013 USYSA Midwest Regional League Region II championship • Won 2013 OSYSA state cup title with Cincinnati United Premier U18 • State ODP member from 2008-11 • 2010-2011 ODP State Team National Championship Semifinalist • Helped 2010 squad to Region II Team Championship Personal • Daughter of Phil and Kathy Woolpert • One of two children • Birthday is June 7

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The Mountaineers return 88 percent of their goal scoring from a year ago Challenging Competition The 2013 West Virginia women’s soccer schedule is a grueling one, facing seven teams that appeared in the 2012 NCAA tournament – Baylor, Central Michigan, Duke, Kentucky, North Carolina, Penn State and Texas Tech. “The 2013 schedule is challenging, but one that we are excited about,” says coach Nikki Izzo-Brown, the 2012 Big 12 Coach of the Year. “Our non-conference opponents are highlighted by last year’s national finalists in North Carolina and Penn State. And our conference schedule includes four home games and four road trips to Big 12 schools.” First Time Foes West Virginia will square off against four new opponents this fall: Duke, North Carolina, Eastern Kentucky and Wright State. In the program’s 17-year existence (heading into 2013), the Mountaineers have faced 93 different teams. For the second-straight year, WVU will face the defending national champion. The Mountaineers will face North Carolina on Sept. 8 in the Duke Nike Classic. Last fall, forward Frances Silva scored in the 83rd minute to propel West Virginia past No. 1-ranked Stanford, 1-0, on Aug. 26 at the Penn State Invitational. The win, the Mountaineers’ first over the nation’s top-ranked team, snapped Stanford’s 64-match regular-season unbeaten streak.

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Big 12 Soccer West Virginia enters its second season as members of the Big 12 Conference. WVU women’s soccer will add to the competiveness of the league, bringing 13 consecutive NCAA appearances on its resume – more than any other league team. The Big 12 has advanced at least two teams to the second round of the NCAA Championship and at least one squad to the third round in 15 of the league’s 17 seasons. The Conference finished 62-28-11 against non-conference opponents last season. Big 12 Championship After being held in San Antonio for 16-straight years, the Big 12 Championship has a new home in Kansas City, Mo., in 2013, and that tourney will be Nov. 6-10. The 2013 Big 12 Soccer Championship will take place at Swope Park. No matches will be played on campus sites. A year ago, the quarterfinal and semifinal rounds were streamed by the Big 12 Digital Network on Big12Sports.com, and the championship finals were broadcast on FSN. The top eight teams based on conference results determined by a point system qualify for the Big 12 Championship. A squad gets three points for each conference win and one point for each conference tie.

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All-Conference Returnees Nikki Izzo-Brown led her team to the regular-season championship to be named Big 12 Coach of the Year in 2012. The conference coach of the year award is the third of Izzo-Brown’s career, having won back-to-back accolades in 2001 and 2002 with the Big East. Last fall, West Virginia garnered the most total selections with seven. Five All-Big 12 Mountaineers return in 2013, led by forward Kate Schwindel who was a first-team selection. Forward Frances Silva was named to the second team and three players landed on the Big 12 All-Newcomer Team: defender Leah Emaus, midfielder Kara Blosser and forward Kelsie Maloney. WVU also boasts All-Big East performers in goalkeeper Sara Keane and Caroline Szwed. Offensive Outlook The 2013 Mountaineers return 88 percent of its goal scoring from a year ago as underclassmen accounted for 30 of the team’s 34 goals. Twenty of the team’s 34 goals came from the duo of Frances Silva (11) and Kate Schwindel (9). Twenty-two of the team’s 28 assists return – 78 percent of its assist total from 2012. Schwindel leads all returnees with eight helpers. Nine different Mountaineers on the current roster have scored at least one point in their WVU careers.

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since Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium opened in August 2004. Last season, WVU posted a 6-3-3 home record, including a 1-0 victory over seventhranked Oklahoma State on Sept. 23. Elite Instruction In 17 seasons, as the only coach in the history of Mountaineer women’s soccer, coach Nikki Izzo-Brown has built a one-time infant program into one of the nation’s elite. Entering the 2013 season, she ranks in the Top 25 among NCAA Division I coaches all-time with a .698 winning percentage (includes one year at West Virginia Wesleyan). Izzo-Brown has secured double-digit wins in each of the past 13 seasons and she has never had a losing season in 18 years as a head coach. Her career record stands at 248-97-36.

Goalkeeper Sara Keane returns in net after logging every minute of the 2012 season. Defensive Outlook West Virginia loses two starters along the back line this fall with the departure of seniors Bry McCarthy and Mallory Smith. The two combined for 158 career appearances with 117 starts. Fortunately, junior goalkeeper Sara Keane returns after registering 17 shutouts over the past two seasons. Also returning is center back Leah Emaus and outside back Jess Crowder – both first-time starters a year ago.

Spanning the Globe WVU features student-athletes from Canada and 16 different U.S. states on its 2013 roster. Four players come from Pennsylvania and Virginia, and two from Alabama, New Jersey and West Virginia. Eleven total states have one player wearing the Old Gold and Blue. Home Sweet Home Mountaineer soccer teams have played well in Morgantown throughout the years, putting together a 75-15-11 home record

Helping Kick Cancer The women’s soccer team raised $15,781 this spring in its effort to help fight breast cancer, pushing its 10-year total to more than $100,000. All of the money raised goes directly to the Betty Puskar Breast Cancer Fund at the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center. “Ten years ago we knew we could put forth the effort to raise awareness, and really developed a special relationship with Betty Puskar and the Breast Care Center at WVU. Now, to see the commitment our ladies have given to generating funds for such an important cause, it’s very satisfying as their coach,” says coach Nikki Izzo-Brown.

WVU ranked 15th nationally in total home attendance during the 2012 season.

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Coach Nikki Izzo-Brown answered some questions about her West Virginia women’s soccer program heading into the 2013 campaign. Q: You again have a schedule full of tough opponents. What are your expectations for the fall? Izzo-Brown: We are excited about this fall’s schedule which is one of the more difficult ones. We play a very demanding non-conference schedule, highlighted by both national semifinalists. We get to play Duke at their tournament, and will face a very good Kentucky team here at home. Then we close out the season with eight Big 12 Conference games. We get to visit four new campuses and the other four come to our place for the first time. I know our fans will be excited as there is plenty of quality soccer headed to Morgantown this fall. Q: Two all-conference forwards return from last year. Will the offense be a strength of this year’s team? Izzo-Brown: There is no question that Kate Schwindel and Frances Silva will be serious threats to score every time they touch the ball. But I’m also looking for play-makers and finishers. There is an opportunity and need for a variety of people to contribute offensively. It’s important to have players with scoring mentalities, and have players who can finish in the final third of the field. We do a pretty good job of creating scoring chances, now we have to find out who can put the ball in the back of the net. Q: You lose two back line starters but return goalkeeper Sara Keane. What do you expect from Keane this season? Izzo-Brown: Sara has two years under her belt and she has been very productive. Now, in her third year, we expect her to be a difference maker for this team. She is good at being demanding and keeping our back line organized. She is very competitive, and if she trusts her instincts, she is going to have a great junior season. Q: The team continues to draw large crowds at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium. Does the team look forward to playing in front of the big crowds at Dick Dlesk? Izzo-Brown: We average better than 1,000 fans a game and have great support throughout the community. I can’t express in words how hard the girls work and how motivated they are to play in front of a home crowd. The crowd can impact the momentum of a game and serve as a 12th player in the stands.

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Nikki Izzo-Brown Q: Your team has won 11 straight NSCAA team academic awards. How have your teams been able to achieve academic and athletic success at the same time? Izzo-Brown: As a staff, we’ve tried to send the message that you have to be motivated on and off the field to be successful. The philosophy has always been that you just can’t turn it on and off. Everything you do must be approached with the best of your ability. Having a large number of Academic All-Americans on the wall next to soccer All-Americans says a lot about our girls. We are proud of the NSCAA team academic awards because it shows we are getting it done on the field and in the classroom. Q: Justify the following statement: the Big 12 Conference is a soccer powerhouse. Izzo-Brown: Top to bottom, soccer in the Big 12 is one of the most balanced conferences in the country. It seems like almost every year, each soccer program in the Conference finishes in the top 100 of the NCAA RPI. There are no days off in the Big 12. You have to be prepared for 90 minutes of intense soccer any time you step on the field for a Big 12 match.

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Q: What has been the key ingredient of your success in building this program? Izzo-Brown: Hard work. If you have kids with the right attitude, anything can happen. To be the very best, you must work hard and earn your full potential. Q: When you are on the road recruiting, what is the most important thing you look for in a student-athlete? Izzo-Brown: The most important thing is athletic ability. After that we look for hard workers who are competitive and technical. We want them to have a strong desire to compete and to be the best. Q: What is the one thing about West Virginia women’s soccer that sells the program to a potential student-athlete? Izzo-Brown: I think it is the family atmosphere we have here. Once you commit to West Virginia, you commit to a family. You immediately have people who care about you. Q: Where do you see the future of this program going? Izzo-Brown: I see us going to a Final Four and winning a national championship. That’s our vision. That’s our goal. And we are very close to making it happen.

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All times Eastern and subject to change % Penn State Invitational – University Park, Pa. + Duke Nike Classic – Durham, N.C. ^ Big 12 Conference Match * Swope Park – Kansas City, Mo. # NCAA Women’s College Cup – WakeMed Soccer Park, Cary, N.C.

Game 1: Aug. 23 at Penn State

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School Information Location: University Park, Pa. Conference: Big Ten Nickname: Nittany Lions Colors: Navy and White Program Information Head Coach: Erica Walsh Record at PSU: 79-31-7 (Sixth season) 2010 Record: 21-4-2/10-0-1 2010 Postseason: NCAA Runner-Up

Game 2: Aug. 25 vs. Syracuse

School Information Location: Syracuse, N.Y. Conference: Atlantic Coast Nickname: Orange Colors: Orange, Blue and White Program Information Head Coach: Paul Wheddon Record at SU: 32-46-15 (Sixth season) 2012 Record: 9-7-2/6-3-1 2012 Postseason: None

Game 3: Aug. 30 vs. Central Michigan

School Information Location: Mount Pleasant, Mich. Conference: Mid-American Nickname: Chippewas Colors: Maroon and Gold Program Information Head Coach: Peter McGahey Record at CMU: 0-0-0 (First season) 2012 Record: 0-0-0 2012 Postseason: None

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Media Information SID Contact: Susie Mehringer Email: skmehrin@syr.edu Phone: 315-443-2608 Internet: www.suathletics.com Twitter: @suwomenssoccer

Media Information SID Contact: Kyle Kelley Email: kelle2ks@cmich.edu Phone: 989-774-1128 Internet: www.cmuchippewas.com Twitter: @CMU_W_Soccer

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School Information Location: Morehead, Ky. Conference: Ohio Valley Nickname: Eagles Colors: Blue and Gold Program Information Head Coach: Warren Lipka Record at MSU: 34-34-12 (Fifth season) 2012 Record: 2-12-4/2-5-3 2012 Postseason: None

Game 5: Sept. 6 at Duke

School Information Location: Durham, N.C. Conference: Atlantic Coast Nickname: Blue Devils Colors: Dark Blue and White Program Information Head Coach: Robbie Church Record at Duke: 150-87-30 (13th season) 2012 Record: 15-6-2/5-3-2 2012 Postseason: NCAA Quarterfinal

Game 6: Sept. 8 vs. North Carolina

School Information Location: Chapel Hill, N.C. Conference: Atlantic Coast Nickname: Tar Heels Colors: Carolina Blue and White Program Information Head Coach: Anson Dorrance Record at UNC: 743-49-29 (35th season) 2012 Record: 15-5-3/6-3-1 2012 Postseason: NCAA Champion

Game 7: Sept. 13 vs. Eastern Kentucky

School Information Location: Richmond, Ky. Conference: Ohio Valley Nickname: Colonels Colors: White and Maroon Program Information Head Coach: Melissa Barnes Record at EKU: 0-0-0 (First season) 2012 Record: 10-3/6-3-1 2012 Postseason: None

Game 8: Sept. 15 vs. Kentucky

School Information Location: Lexington, Ky. Conference: Southeastern Nickname: Wildcats Colors: Blue and White Program Information Head Coach: Jon Lipsitz Record at UK: 42-31-9 (Fourth season) 2012 Record: 14-7-1/8-4-1 2012 Postseason: NCAA Second Round

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Media Information SID Contact: Lindy Brown Email: lbrown@duaa.duke.edu Phone: 919-684-2664 Internet: www.goduke.com Twitter: @Duke_WSOC

Media Information SID Contact: Dave Lohse Email: davelohse@unc.edu Phone: 919-962-7257 Internet: www.goheels.com Twitter: @ncwomenssoccer

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School Information Location: Richmond, Va. Conference: Atlantic 10 Nickname: Spiders Colors: Red and Blue Program Information Head Coach: Peter Albright Record at RICH: 163-149-27 (18th season) 2012 Record: 8-9-1/4-4-1 2012 Postseason: None

Game 10: Sept. 22 vs. Wright State

School Information Location: Dayton, Ohio Conference: Horizon League Nickname: Raiders Colors: Green and Gold Program Information Head Coach: Pat Ferguson Record at WSU: 87-52-17 (Ninth season) 2012 Record: 9-5-6/2-2-3 2012 Postseason: None

Game 11: Sept. 27 at Oklahoma State

School Information Location: Stillwater, Okla. Conference: Big 12 Nickname: Cowgirls Colors: Orange and Black Program Information Head Coach: Colin Carmichael Record at OSU: 127-35-22 (Ninth season) 2012 Record: 11-6-3/1-4-3 2012 Postseason: None

Game 12: Sept. 29 at Baylor

School Information Location: Waco, Texas Conference: Big 12 Nickname: Bears Colors: Green and Gold Program Information Head Coach: Marci Jobson Record at BU: 58-28-18 (Sixth season) 2012 Record: 19-1-5/5-0-3 2012 Postseason: NCAA Third Round

Game 13: Oct. 4 vs. Texas

School Information Location: Austin, Texas Conference: Big 12 Nickname: Longhorns Colors: Burnt Orange and White Program Information Head Coach: Angela Kelly Record at Texas: 8-10-2 (Third season) 2012 Record: 8-10-2/4-4-0 2012 Postseason: None

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Media Information SID Contact: Rachel Park Email: rpark@richmond.edu Phone: 804-287-6312 Internet: www.richmondspiders.com Twitter: @Spider_WSOC

Media Information SID Contact: Bob Noss Email: robert.noss@wright.edu Phone: 937-775-2816 Internet: www.wsuraiders.com Twitter: @WSU_wSoccer

Media Information SID Contact: Wade McWhorter Email: wade.mcwhorter@okstate.edu Phone: 405-744-7853 Internet: www.okstate.com Twitter: @CowgirlFC

Media Information SID Contact: Zach Peters Email: zach_peters@baylor.edu Phone: 254-710-3784 Internet: www.baylorbears.com Twitter: @BaylorFutbol

Media Information SID Contact: Sarah Fetters Email: sarah.fetters@athletics.utexas.edu Phone: 512-232-1539 Internet: www.texassports.com Twitter: @TexasSoccer

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School Information Location: Ames, Iowa Conference: Big 12 Nickname: Cyclones Colors: Cardinal and Gold Program Information Head Coach: Wendy Dillinger Record at ISU: 30-41-8 (Fourth season) 2012 Record: 10-10-0/1-7-0 2012 Postseason: None

Game 15: Oct. 13 vs. TCU

School Information Location: Forth Worth, Texas Conference: Big 12 Nickname: Horned Frogs Colors: Purple and White Program Information Head Coach: Eric Bell Record at TCU: 7-10-4 (First season) 2012 Record: 7-10-4/1-5-2 2012 Postseason: None

Game 16: Oct. 18 vs. Kansas

School Information Location: Lawrence, Kan. Conference: Big 12 Nickname: Jayhawks Colors: Crimson and Blue Program Information Head Coach: Mark Francis Record at KU: 156-110-20 (15th season) 2012 Record: 10-8-2/3-5-0 2012 Postseason: None

Game 17: Oct. 25 at Oklahoma

School Information Location: Norman, Okla. Conference: Big 12 Nickname: Sooners Colors: Crimson and Cream Program Information Head Coach: Matt Potter Record at OU: 19-16-8 (Second season) 2012 Record: 7-9-4/3-3-2 2012 Postseason: None

Game 18: Oct. 27 at Texas Tech

School Information Location: Lubbock, Texas Conference: Big 12 Nickname: Red Raiders Colors: Scarlet and Black Program Information Head Coach: Tom Stone Record at TTU: 60-47-11 (Seventh season) 2012 Record: 16-6-1/5-2-1 2012 Postseason: NCAA Second Round

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Media Information SID Contact: TBA Email: TBA Phone: 817-257-7969 Internet: www.gofrogs.com Twitter: @TCUSoccer

Media Information SID Contact: Brad Gilbert Email: brgilbert@ku.edu Phone: 785-864-7788 Internet: www.kuathletics.com Twitter: @KUWSoccer

Media Information SID Contact: Makayla Hipke Email: mhipke@ou.edu Phone: 405-325-8372 Internet: www.soonersports.com Twitter: @SoonerSoccer

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Women’s Soccer knocked off No. 1 Stanford last fall at the Penn State Invitational. NCAA Mainstay The Mountaineers have made 13 consecutive trips to the NCAA tournament – the nation’s ninth longest streak. WVU has advanced to the NCAA Round of 32 in eight of 13 seasons. It’s deepest run in the NCAA tournament was in 2007, reaching the Elite Eight. National Rankings WVU was ranked No. 16 in the final Soccer America top 25 poll. West Virginia began the season ranked No. 20 in the NSCAA Preseason Coaches Poll and No. 23 in the Soccer America Preseason Top 25. Team Captains Three student-athletes were voted team captains by their teammates for the 2012 season. Seniors Bry McCarthy, a defender from Ajax, Ontario, Bri Rodriguez, a midfielder from Aurora, Ill., and Mallory Smith, a defender from Hamden, Conn., were named captains. Big 12 Regular Season Champs West Virginia won the school’s first Big 12 Conference title, capturing the regular-season crown with a 7-0-1 record. The Big 12 title marks the sixth regular-season championship for coach Nikki Izzo-Brown and the women’s soccer program, the previous five coming as

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members of the Big East Conference. WVU’s unbeaten run in conference play marked only the sixth time a Big 12 team has won the regular season without a loss. WVU Lands Big 12 Hardware In its inaugural season in the Big 12 Conference, Nikki Izzo-Brown led her team to the regular-season championship to be named Big 12 Coach of the Year. The conference coach of the year award is the third of Izzo-Brown’s career, having won back-to-back accolades in 2001 and 2002 with the Big East. Bry McCarthy was named the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year, becoming the program’s first defensive player to earn a conference major award. The outside back has led the defense to eight shutouts, including four in Big 12 play. Three Mountaineers landed a spot on the All-Big 12 First Team: defender McCarthy, midfielder Bri Rodriguez and forward Kate Schwindel. Each of the three had previously earned all-conference nods in the Big East. Forward Frances Silva was named All-Big 12 Second Team, while WVU landed three players on the Big 12 All-Newcomer Team: defender Leah Emaus, midfielder Kara Blosser and forward Kelsie Maloney. West Virginia garnered the most total selections with seven.

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WVU Upsets No. 1 Stanford Frances Silva’s goal in the 83rd minute propelled West Virginia past No. 1-ranked Stanford, 1-0, on Aug. 26 in game two of the Penn State Invitational. The win, the Mountaineers’ first over the nation’s top-ranked team, snapped Stanford’s 64-match regular-season unbeaten streak. The WVU defense allowed only one shot on-goal for the match – none in the final 47 minutes, and only one corner kick. Stanford was held without a goal, snapping a 25-game streak of scoring at least one goal. WVU’s win marks only the second time in Big 12 history that a conference team has knocked off a top-ranked opponent. Texas A&M defeated No. 1 North Carolina in overtime, 4-3, last season. Women’s soccer is one of four programs at WVU to have defeated a No. 1 ranked opponent, joining men’s basketball, rifle and men’s soccer. WVU’s First Big 12 Victory Forward Frances Silva scored two goals, including the game-winner in the 79th minute to lead West Virginia past visiting Texas Tech, 3-2, on Sept. 21. The win gave women’s soccer, and WVU athletics, its first victory as members of the Big 12 Conference.

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Dana Holgorsen presents the game ball for WVU’s first-ever Big 12 match. Youthful Squad Only five Mountaineers played in more than 40 matches at West Virginia entering 2012, led by seniors Bry McCarthy and Bri Rodriguez with 69 appearances. Caroline Szwed (67), Mallory Smith (49) and Frances Silva (46) complete the listing. Of the roster’s 28 players, 20 of them were either freshmen or sophomores. Entering the season, seven different players on the roster had started at least one match in their career – half as many as a year ago. Top 10 Wins With WVU’s 1-0 upset win over Stanford on Aug. 26, the Mountaineers have defeated a Top 10 team in each of the last eight seasons. 2012......No. 1 Stanford................. W, 1-0 2012......No. 7 Oklahoma State.... W, 3-2 2011......No. 9 Marquette.............. W, 3-1 2010......No. 9 Virginia................... W, 1-0 2009......at No. 9 Rutgers.............. W, 1-0 2009......at No. 8 Penn State......... W, 2-1 2008......No. 7 Virginia................... W, 3-0 2007......at No. 6 Penn State......... W, 1-0 2006......at No. 7 Penn State......... W, 2-1 2005......at No. 9 Marquette.......... W, 2-0

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September Success The Mountaineers went 5-0-3 during the month of September, winning their last five matches. WVU outscored its opponents 20-6 in those eight contests. Half of those games resulted in shutouts for the Mountaineer defense.

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• Eight of West Virginia’s 11 wins came in the 70th minute or later. • Against Texas Tech, Frances Silva scored a pair of goals in WVU’s 3-2 win, becoming the first Mountaineer to score multiple goals in three-consecutive games. • Kate Schwindel tied two school records against High Point with her two goals and three assists. Her three assists in a match tie the school record, becoming only the fourth player to do so. Schwindel’s seven points also tied a single-match record, the first since Ashley Banks posted three goals and one assist against Georgetown in 2007. • Schwindel again recorded three assists in WVU’s 3-2 win at Iowa State. • WVU played in a fourth consecutive overtime match against Purdue (Aug. 31 - Sept. 9) – a school first. • Against Duquesne, WVU recorded 41 shots – the fourth-most in school history, and most since September 3, 2006, when the Mountaineers defeated Binghamton. • Senior Bry McCarthy’s goal against La Salle came just 1:18 into the match – the fastest goal scored by a Mountaineer all-time at Dick Dlesk (2004-present). • West Virginia started four true freshmen, and a first-time starter in transfer Kara Blosser, in its season opener.

First Time Foes West Virginia squared off against 10 new opponents last fall. Those teams were La Salle, Western Carolina and Stanford, along with seven Big 12 programs: Baylor, Iowa State, Kansas, Kansas State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Texas Tech. Worth Noting • WVU had its 13 match unbeaten streak, the third-longest run in school history, snapped in a loss to TCU in the Big 12 tournament. The two best marks are an 18-match streak in 2002 and a 15 match unbeaten streak in 2010. • Women’s soccer is 26-1-1 in its last 28 regular-season conference matches. • For the third-straight season, West Virginia finished unbeaten at home in regular-season conference play. WVU hasn’t lost a home conference game since Oct. 2, 2009, an overtime loss to eighth-ranked Notre Dame. • WVU’s first win of 2012 also marked the program’s 225th win, where coach Nikki Izzo-Brown has been on the sideline every Mountaineer victory.

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2012 INDIVIDUAL OVERALL STATISTICS Name GP-GS 99 Kate Schwindel 20-20 9 Frances Silva 20-20 7 Kelsie Maloney 17-17 33 Bry McCarthy 20-20 32 Kara Blosser 19-18 27 Amanda Hill 20-20 16 Kailey Utley 20-3 22 Mallory Smith 20-20 4 Bri Rodriguez 20-20 10 Jess Crowder 20-19 14 Annalika Steyn 17-0 3 Leah Emaus 20-20 12 Mia Gunter 10-2 2 Halie Conroy 5-0 20 Ali Connelly 18-1 30 Sami Molina 3-0 13 Ashley Ramsey 2-0 6 Cari Price 4-0 00 Nicolette DeLaurentis 8-0 31 Maggie Bedillion 2-0 26 Whitney Cavender 1-0 17 Noelle Honeycutt 3-0 Total 20 Opponents 20

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Sh Shot% 84 .107 68 .162 37 .054 17 .118 44 .068 15 .133 13 .077 13 .077 27 .037 6 .000 11 .091 10 .100 0 .000 0 .000 5 .000 1 .000 1 .000 1 .000 1 .000 0 .000 0 .000 0 .000 354 .096 250 .080

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WESTERN CAROLINA

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0-0

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1-1

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3

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.317

0-0

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0-0

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0

0-0

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TOWSON

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20

.250

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0-0

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0-0

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Sep 21, 2012

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0-0

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0-0

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0-0

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Sep 28, 2012

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0-0

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0-0

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Oct 05, 2012

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0-0

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0-0

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0-0

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OKLAHOMA

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0-0

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Oct 26, 2012

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1-0

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2

4

7

.143

3

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0-0

1

0-0

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Oct 31, 2012

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0-2

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0-0

0

0-0

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1-2

1

1

3

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0-0

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0-0

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WESTERN CAROLINA

2-1

90:00

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0-2

90:00

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Aug 26, 2012

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1-0

90:00

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1.000

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Aug 31, 2012

PENN STATE

1-2

108:38

2

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8

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0

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0

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Sep 02, 2012

MIAMI

0-0

110:00

0

1.09

6

1.000

0

0

1

1.0

Sep 06, 2012

DUQUESNE

1-1

110:00

1

1.05

3

.750

0

0

1

-

Sep 09, 2012

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2-2

110:00

2

1.13

2

.500

0

0

1

-

Sep 14, 2012

TOWSON

5-0

90:00

0

1.01

1

1.000

1

0

0

1.0

Sep 16, 2012

HIGH POINT

6-0

90:00

0

0.92

3

1.000

1

0

0

1.0

Sep 21, 2012

TEXAS TECH

3-2

90:00

2

1.01

6

.750

1

0

0

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Sep 23, 2012

OKLAHOMA STATE

1-0

90:00

0

0.93

3

1.000

1

0

0

1.0

Sep 28, 2012

at TCU

2-1

90:00

1

0.94

6

.857

1

0

0

-

Oct 05, 2012

at Kansas

1-0

90:00

0

0.87

7

1.000

1

0

0

1.0

Oct 07, 2012

at Iowa State

3-2

90:00

2

0.94

3

.600

1

0

0

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BAYLOR

1-1

110:00

1

0.94

8

.889

0

0

1

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Oct 18, 2012

OKLAHOMA

2-0

90:00

0

0.88

4

1.000

1

0

0

1.0

Oct 26, 2012

at Texas

1-0

97:06

0

0.83

7

1.000

1

0

0

1.0

Oct 31, 2012

vs TCU

0-2

90:00

2

0.89

5

.714

0

1

0

-

Nov 10, 2012

PRINCETON

1-2

90:00

2

0.94

4

.667

0

1

0

86

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WVU’s 2012 Senior Class 2012 RESULTS (11-5-4 OVERALL, 7-0-1 BIG 12) Date Opponent Aug. 17 La Salle Aug. 19 Western Carolina Aug. 24 vs. Central Michigan+ Aug. 26 vs. #1 Stanford+ Aug. 31 #6 Penn State^ Sept. 2 Miami^ Sept. 6 Duquesne Sept. 9 at Purdue Sept. 14 Towson Sept. 16 High Point Sept. 21 Texas Tech* Sept. 23 #7 Oklahoma State* Sept. 28 at TCU* Oct. 5 at Kansas* Oct. 7 at Iowa State* Oct. 12 #20 Baylor* Oct. 18 Oklahoma* Oct. 26 at Texas* Oct. 31 vs. TCU~ Nov. 10 Princeton# * Big 12 Conference match + Penn State Invitational, University Park, Pa. ^ WVU 90 Minute Classic, Morgantown, W.Va. ~ Big 12 Quarterfinal, San Antonio, Texas # NCAA First Round, Morgantown, W.Va.

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A Blueprint for Success ... a 12-Year Plan to a Championship When Nikki Izzo-Brown was hired as the first women’s soccer coach at West Virginia University in the fall of 1995, her eyes glistened with visions for the future of Mountaineer women’s soccer. In four seasons, having had one complete recruiting class come to fruition, she thought West Virginia could make the coveted NCAA tournament. In five years, she anticipated the Mountaineers would be contending for a Big East championship. Her vision was nearly prophetic. It took five years for the Mountaineers to make their first appearance in the NCAA tournament and six for WVU to earn a spot in the Big East championship match. Then in 2007, 12 years into its existence, West Virginia won its first Big East tournament and advanced to the NCAA Elite Eight. With 12 years in the books, the history of West Virginia women’s soccer was by no means lengthy, but the program’s birth was certainly storied. Women’s soccer was born at West Virginia on March 1, 1995, when WVU Director of Athletics Ed Pastilong announced that the sport would be added for the 1996 season. Later that year, on Aug. 3, Izzo-Brown was asked to take the reins and develop the West Virginia women’s soccer program. Having spent the past two seasons at Division II West Virginia Wesleyan, first as an assistant, but eventually as the head coach, it was a challenge she was eager to accept. “When I first came to West Virginia,” IzzoBrown said, “I felt that the combination of athletic tradition at WVU and athletic department support for the program would bring nothing but success. “I thought that the Big East was a soccer conference and that we could build a program at West Virginia that would be successful on a yearly basis.” Success came early and often in IzzoBrown’s first year at WVU, despite the fact that the Big East preseason coaches poll tabbed the Mountaineers as potential last place finishers. Although the Mountaineers lost their inaugural match 3-0 at Rutgers, they rebounded to beat Providence 4-0 in their first home match in front of 2,000 fans at Mountaineer Field. West Virginia would win nine more games in its inaugural season, four of which were Big East matches, en route to a final 10-7-2 record that assured Izzo-Brown her first winning season as a Division I coach. At the Big East awards banquet that November, Mountaineer defender Stacey Soll-

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Virginia women’s soccer player to earn a major conference award. Barnes also became West Virginia’s first All-American in 2000, a Soccer Buzz third-team selection. On September 20, West Virginia appeared in the Top 25 of a major national poll for the first time. After opening the season 7-1, the Mountaineers were the 24th-ranked team in the country according to Soccer Buzz as they headed into conference play. West Virginia split its conference matches, going an even 3-3 during the regular season. After a one-year hiatus from the Big East tournament, the Mountaineers faced off against the Connecticut Huskies in the first round. WVU was unable to score a goal in the match, however, and Connecticut advanced to the semifinal round with a 1-0 win. Because of its regular season success, however, West Virginia earned an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament. WVU traveled to Richmond for a first-round match against the Spiders. Richmond emerged victorious, defeating the Mountaineers 5-1. At the season’s end, Izzo-Brown was named region coach of the year by the NSCAA. In addition to the accolades earned by Barnes and Izzo-Brown in 2000, midfielders Lisa Stoia and Rachel Kruze earned all-Mid-Atlantic region honors as well. Stoia also was named Big East co-Rookie of the Year for her play as a freshman. In her first season as a Mountaineer, Stoia developed into a deadly play-maker from the

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center of the field. Over the course of the season, she assisted on six of the team’s 39 goals, while Kruze, a sophomore, complemented Stoia in the midfield, adding six more assists. Building on the success of the previous season, West Virginia continued its winning ways in 2001. With Barnes leading the way, the Mountaineers again won 15 games. That season, the Mountaineers went 4-1-1 in the Big East, good enough for a second-place midAtlantic division finish. West Virginia recorded wins over Big East foes Syracuse, Rutgers, Seton Hall and Miami, but none was sweeter than the program’s first-ever win over Connecticut. Having defeated Miami in the quarterfinal round of the Big East tournament, West Virginia advanced to the semifinals for the first time in program history. Waiting for them there were the Huskies. A traditional conference and national soccer power, Connecticut owned a 6-0-0 all-time record against the Mountaineers. At the 29:03 mark, West Virginia sophomore Chrissie Abbott, on an assist from Stoia, beat UConn goalkeeper Shanna Caldwell to give the Mountaineers a 1-0 lead. It would be the only goal scored in the match as WVU held on for its first-ever win over Connecticut. With the victory, the Mountaineers advanced to the Big East championship, another first for the program. Playing against Notre Dame, WVU was down 1-0 early, but tied the match on a goal by Barnes in the 15th minute. For the next 60 minutes, the two squads battled evenly before Notre Dame’s Randi Scheller scored the game-winner to give the Fighting Irish the Big East title. The loss was devastating, but not quite as shocking as falling to Miami (Ohio) in the first round of that season’s NCAA tournament. Hosting the first and second rounds at the Mountaineer Soccer Complex, West Virginia took on the Redhawks in the first round and was defeated 1-0 on a penalty kick. West Virginia finished the season 15-5-1. Postseason honors were abundant that year as Barnes earned her second-consecutive conference offensive player of the year award and Izzo-Brown was named Big East Coach of the Year. For the second-straight season, Barnes was named All-American, earning first-team honors from the NSCAA and second-team recognition from Soccer Buzz. Stoia and

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Abbott also received conference and national recognition. With the taste of unfinished business laying sourly in their mouths, the Mountaineers set out in 2002 with something to prove. For years, it seemed, they were right there, in and out of games with soccer powerhouses. For the previous three seasons, West Virginia had suffered one-goal losses to teams the caliber of Connecticut, Notre Dame and Virginia. In 2002, that all changed. The Mountaineers racked up a nine-game win streak and an 18-match unbeaten streak on their way to the program’s first-ever regular season title. Going 5-0-1 in conference play, the Mountaineers notched the program’s first victory, 3-0, over rival Notre Dame on Oct. 6, at the Mountaineer Soccer Complex. Earlier in the season, West Virginia won at 10th-ranked Virginia, 2-1, to earn WVU’s first victory over a Top 10 program. The Mountaineers entered their third consecutive Big East tournament having shut out their last six opponents. Facing St. John’s in the quarterfinal match, West Virginia extended its shutout streak to seven with a 4-0 win over the Red Storm.

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The Mountaineers defeated Rutgers, 3-2, in the semifinal match and advanced to the championship match for the second straight year, this time against Connecticut. The end result was the same, however, as WVU was edged by the Huskies, 1-0, on a penalty kick. Once again, hosting the NCAA tournament in Morgantown, West Virginia faced Loyola (Md.) in first-round action. The Mountaineers scored three goals, defeating Loyola, 3-0, to earn their first-ever NCAA tournament victory. WVU’s season ended in the next round, however, when it fell to Virginia, 1-0. Picking up where former teammate Katie Barnes left off, junior forward Chrissie Abbott had a record breaking season in 2002. The North Olmstead, Ohio, native scored 20 goals and dished out seven assists for 47 points, breaking the previous records set by Barnes in 2000. She was named Big East Offensive Player of the Year, a first team All-American by both the NSCAA and Soccer Buzz and was a finalist for Soccer Buzz’s Player of the Year award. Additionally, Abbott was named one of Soccer America’s 11 most valuable players of 2002.

Coach Nikki Izzo-Brown addresses the 1996 squad before its season opener.

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Nikki Izzo-Brown was once again named Big East Coach of the Year as well as Soccer Buzz and NSCAA regional coach of the year, while Stoia earned Big East Midfielder of the Year honors. The 2002 season saw the Mountaineers attain their highest national ranking ever, No. 4 by Soccer Buzz, a spot West Virginia held for two-straight weeks at the close of the regular season. Led by Abbott and Stoia, the 2003 Mountaineers again made history. Going 17-4-2, West Virginia notched key road wins over Connecticut, its first-ever over the Huskies at Morrone Stadium, and SEC-power Tennessee, and earned a trip to the Sweet 16 for the first time ever. The Mountaineers tied the record they set the season before, logging nine-straight wins at one point during the season. WVU went 4-1-1 in conference play and faced St. John’s for the second-straight season in the Big East quarterfinal match. The Mountaineers advanced past the Red Storm, but fell short of reaching their third straight championship match when Villanova slid past WVU on penalty kicks in the semifinal. West Virginia, in the NCAA tournament for the fourth-straight year, defeated Loyola (Md.), 4-2, in the opening round and routed Ohio State, 3-0, in the second to earn the program’s first berth in the Sweet 16. In Morgantown, the Mountaineers drew Florida State for their Sweet 16 match. Down 2-0 at the half, WVU battled back and sent the game into overtime at 2-2. With under 30 seconds remaining in the second overtime, the Seminoles broke the West Virginia defense for the game-winning score. At the season’s end, WVU had its first-ever Hermann Trophy nominee in Abbott and both she and Stoia had firmly planted themselves as two of the greatest to ever don the Old Gold and Blue. Together, they rewrote the record books and helped to build a national powerhouse with each game they played. Abbott graduated as WVU’s all-time leader in goals scored, points and shots leader, while Stoia grabbed the school’s all-time assist record. Both were All-Americans in 2003, and together they set the West Virginia mark for games played and games started, each starting 87 matches in their careers. Having lost Abbott and Stoia to graduation, a young Mountaineer squad entered the 2004 season, its first in Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium, looking to build upon the success of 2003. Led by senior forward Laura Kane, the Mountaineers posted their fifth-straight 15-win season and earned a fifth-consecutive trip to the NCAA

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tournament as well. The 2004 season was highlighted by total team play. Injuries seemed to be a consistent theme throughout the year, yet somehow a different Mountaineer always rose to the challenge and helped bring her team to victory. For the first time since 1999, the Big East wasn’t broken into divisions and the Mountaineers went 7-4-0 in league play before finishing the year with a 15-6-0 record. WVU was sent to Texas for the 2005 NCAA tournament and faced teams from the Big 12 and Sunbelt Conferences for the first time in school history. West Virginia downed Southern Methodist, 2-1, in the opening round and fell to Texas, 2-1, to close out its ninth season of collegiate competition. Freshman Ashley Banks emerged as the most productive freshman in WVU history, notching more goals, assists and points than any newcomer before her. At the season’s end she became the second Mountaineer to earn Big East Rookie of the Year honors (Lisa Stoia, 2000). Junior Marisa Kanela and senior Ashley Weimer joined the freshman on the all-conference second-team. Kane was named first team all-Big East and became the Mountaineers’ fourth All-American in four years when the NSCAA named her a third-team honoree. Additionally, both her and Weimer were named Scholar All-Americans. A streak that began in September of 2002 ran 29 consecutive weeks until Nov. 1, 2004, and saw West Virginia ranked in the national Top 25 for nearly three complete seasons.

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The toughest schedule in program history awaited the Mountaineers in 2005, and at the season’s end, West Virginia had played six ranked teams in 19 matches, including eventual national champion Portland. WVU went undefeated at home for the second time, going 7-0-0, but played the majority of its games on the road, where they battled fatigue and unfamiliar surroundings en route to a 12-6-3 final mark. The Mountaineers found success in Big East competition, narrowly missing a spot in the conference championship match after falling 1-0 to Connecticut with minutes left in the second overtime period. But, a sixth-straight trip to the NCAA tournament awaited. WVU downed Hofstra in the first round, giving junior goalkeeper Lana Bannerman the career shutouts record with a 3-0 victory before falling to Final-Four participant Penn State in the second round. Individual accolades were once again abundant with five being named to an allconference team (Marisa Kanela - first team; Ashley Banks and Amanda Cicchini - second team; Lana Bannerman and Kambria Riggins - third team). Kanela, Cicchini and Riggins also earned all-region honors from Soccer Buzz and the NSCAA. Cicchini also claimed Freshman AllAmerica recognition from Soccer Buzz. Izzo-Brown’s 11th season running the program in 2006 saw a youthful Mountaineer squad with just two seniors go 14-4-3 and win the Big East American Division title. WVU picked up a key road win at No. 7 Penn State on its way to an 8-0-2 start. Sophomore forward Deana Everrett, a Soc-

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WVU WOMEN’S SOCCER TIMELINE 3-1-95 West Virginia Director of Athletics Ed Pastilong announced that women’s soccer will be added as a varsity sport for the 1996 season. 8-3-95 Nikki Izzo is hired as WVU’s inaugural head women’s soccer coach. 3-1-96

Nikki Izzo signs program’s first recruiting class.

9-1-96 Mountaineers play first game, a 3-0 loss at Big East foe Rutgers. 9-7-96 First home game and first program win, a 4-0 victory over Providence at Mountaineer Field. 11-3-96 Mountaineers end first season with a 10-7-2 record, earning the program’s first winning season. 11-6-96 WVU earns its first postseason honors when defender Stacey Sollmann is named to the Big East All-Rookie Team.

WVU’s 2007 team advanced to the NCAA Elite Eight. cer Buzz third team All-American, emerged onto the scene and led the league in scoring through the regular season on a team that set the school record for goals with 55. West Virginia rolled to an 8-2-1 league record and advanced to the Big East semifinals before making its seventh consecutive NCAA tournament appearance in November. The Mountaineers produced the finest season in school history in 2007, winning both the Big East regular season and tournament titles, and advancing to the NCAA Elite Eight. Soccer Buzz and NSCAA regional coach of the year Izzo-Brown guided six Mountaineers to all-conference honors and three players earned All-America accolades. Forward Ashley Banks was a finalist for the 2007 Soccer Buzz National Player of the Year and a semifinalist for the prestigious Hermann Trophy. The forward’s 15 goals and 38 points as a senior were the most-ever by a senior women’s soccer player. She graduated with rankings in the top five all-time in three major offensive categories – 34 goals (3rd), 26 assists (3rd) and 94 points (3rd). Banks collected numerous honors, including Soccer Buzz second team All-America, NSCAA third team All-America, first team all-Big East, the Big East co-Offensive Player of the Year, an NSCAA Scholar All-American and an ESPN The Magazine first team Academic All-American. Defender Greer Barnes helped the Mountaineer defense tie a school record with 13 shutouts. She became the first defender in school history to earn first team all-Big East honors and was named a second team NSCAA All-American. Amanda Cicchini, a two-time NSCAA all-region selection, was awarded second team NSCAA All-America honors and first team all-Big East as a junior. The three-time all-league midfielder was also named to the all-tournament team at the 2007 Big East Championship. Since the program’s birth in 1996, the Mountaineers have had 12 consecutive non-losing seasons, and with a coaching staff that consistently recruits some of the nation’s top soccer talent, the years that continue to go by will continue to write their own story.

9-3-97 West Virginia defeats Duquesne 1-0 in its first match at the Mountaineer Soccer Complex. 10-31-98 Mountaineers earn their first Big East tournament berth with a 2-0 win over Pitt. 9-20-00 West Virginia gets its first national ranking, a No. 24 ranking by Soccer Buzz. 11-8-00 WVU makes its first appearance in the NCAA tournament, a 5-1 loss at Richmond. 12-9-01 Katie Barnes becomes WVU’s first women’s soccer All-American. 2-11-02 Katie Barnes becomes the first WVU player to enter the pro ranks when she is drafted by the Carolina Courage in the second round of the 2002 WUSA draft. 9-13-02 WVU wins at No. 10 Virginia to notch their first-ever victory over a top 10 team - also the program’s 75th win. 10-8-02 West Virginia secures its first-ever Big East regular season divisional title with a 3-0 shutout of Notre Dame. 11-15-02 WVU wins first NCAA tournament match, a 3-0 victory over Loyola (Md.). 11-16-03 The Mountaineers shut out Ohio State, 3-0, to advance to the Sweet 16 for the first time in school history. 9-5-04 Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium is dedicated in front of 1,200 fans. 9-9-07 A crowd of 887 witnessed the Mountaineers post a 1-0 win at home over #15 Penn State to give WVU 150 wins. 11-11-07 WVU wins its first Big East tournament title with a penalty kick shootout win (5-3) over No. 9 Notre Dame. 11-30-07 A Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium attendance record (3,000) was established in WVU’s first NCAA Elite Eight match. The Mountaineers fell 1-0 to eventual national champion USC.

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Kim Bonilla Shots 1. Laura Kane 2. Chrissie Abbott Rachel Kruze 4. Frances Silva Marisa Kanela Chrissie Abbott Katie Barnes 8. Kim Bonilla Chrissie Abbott Chrissie Abbott Chrissie Abbott Chrissie Abbott Chrissie Abbott Chrissie Abbott Chrissie Abbott Goalkeeper Saves 1. Stacey Adams 2. Stacey Adams 3. Stacey Adams Stacey Adams 5. Stacey Adams Stacey Adams 7. Stacey Adams Stacey Adams Stacey Adams 10. Melissa Haire

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Matches Started 1. Ashley Banks, 2007 Greer Barnes, 2007 Kim Bonilla, 2007 Carolyn Blank, 2007 Amanda Cicchini, 2007 Natalie Cocchi, 2007 Lisa DuCote, 2007 Krystle Kallman, 2007 Goalkeeper Saves 1. Stacey Adams, 1998 2. Stacey Adams, 1997 3. Stacey Adams, 1996 4. Melissa Haire, 2000 5. Kerri Butler, 2010 6. Sara Keane, 2012 Lana Bannerman, 2003 8. Sara Keane, 2011 9. Kerri Butler, 2009 10. Lana Bannerman, 2005

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Shutouts (for some seasons prior to 2003, the school recognized combined shutouts) 1. Kerri Butler, 2010 14 2. Lana Bannerman, 2006 12 3. Kerri Butler, 2008 11 4. Lana Bannerman, 2003 10 Stacey Adams, 1997 10 6. Melissa Haire, 2000 9.5 7. Sara Keane, 2011 9 Lana Bannerman, 2005 9 9. Sara Keane, 2012 8 10. Stacey Adams, 1998 7.8 Goalkeeper Minutes 1. Kerri Butler, 2010 2. Kerri Butler, 2008 3. Lana Bannerman, 2003 4. Sara Keane, 2011 5. Lana Bannerman, 2005 6. Lana Bannerman, 2006 7. Sara Keane, 2012 8. Lana Bannerman, 2004 9. Melissa Haire, 2000 10. Stacey Adams, 1998

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Assists 1. Lisa Stoia, 2000-03 2. Katie Barnes, 1998-2001 3. Ashley Banks, 2004-07 4. Deana Everrett, 2005-08 5. Laura Kane, 2001-04 Rachel Kruze, 1999-2002 7. Kim Bonilla, 2004-07 8. Marisa Kanela, 2002-05 9. Chrissie Abbott, 2000-03 Bry McCarthy, 2009-12 Blake Miller, 2008-11

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Shots 1. Chrissie Abbott, 2000-03 2. Katie Barnes, 1998-2001 3. Deana Everrett, 2005-08 4. Blake Miller, 2008-11 5. Laura Kane, 2001-04 6. Ashley Banks, 2004-07 7. Marisa Kanela, 2002-05 8. Lisa Stoia, 2000-03 9. Kim Bonilla, 2004-07 10. Carolyn Blank, 2006-09

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Goals Against Average (min. 18 games played) 1. Laura Finley, 2000-03 0.64 (31 matches) 2. Kerri Butler, 2007-10 0.67 (82 matches) 3. Lana Bannerman, 2003-06 0.82 (86 matches) 4. Melissa Haire, 1998-2002 0.95 (62 matches) 5. Sara Keane, 2011- 0.93 (42 matches) Shutouts (for some seasons prior to 2003, the school recognized combined shutouts) 1. Kerri Butler, 2007-10 44 2. Lana Bannerman, 2003-06 36 3. Stacy Adams, 1996-98 24.8 4. Melissa Haire, 1998-2002 19.5 6. Sara Keane, 2011- 17 Goalkeeper Minutes 1. Lana Bannerman, 2003-06 2. Kerri Butler, 2007-10 3. Stacy Adams, 1996-98 4. Melissa Haire, 1998-2001 5. Sara Keane, 2011-

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Shots: 13 by Laura Kane vs. Seton Hall, 2004 Goalkeeper Saves: 22 by Stacey Adams vs. Connecticut, 1998

Season Goals: 20 by Chrissie Abbott, 2002

Career Goals: 53 by Chrissie Abbott, 2000-03

Game Winning Goals: 9 by Chrissie Abbot, 2002

Game Winning Goals: 22 by Chrissie Abbott, 2000-03

Multiple Goal Matches: 5 by Katie Barnes, 2000; by Chrissie Abbott, 2002 Assists: 12 by Lisa Stoia, 2003; Kim Bonilla, 2006

Assists: 33 by Lisa Stoia, 2000-03

Points: 47 (20G, 7A) by Chrissie Abbott, 2002

Points: 125 (53G, 19A) by Chrissie Abbott, 2000-03

Shots: 159 by Chrissie Abbott, 2002

Shots: 472 by Chrissie Abbott, 2000-03

Matches Played: 25 by nine players, 2007

Matches Played: 92 by Carolyn Blank, 2006-09; Blake Miller, 2008-11

Matches Started: 25 by eight players, 2007 Goalkeeper Saves: 128 by Stacey Adams, 1998 Goals-Against Average: 0.49 by Laura Finley, 2002 Shutouts: 14 by Kerri Butler, 2010 Goalkeeper Minutes: 2,201:51 by Kerri Butler, 2010 Cautions: 4 by Kim Bonilla, 2006; Drea Barklage, 2011

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Multiple Goal Matches: 12 by Katie Barnes, 1998-2001

Ejections: 1 by Meghan Lewis, 2011; Kara Blosser, 2012

Matches Started: 92 by Carolyn Blank, 2006-09 Goalkeeper Saves: 358 by Stacey Adams, 1996-98 Goals-Against Average: 0.67 by Kerri Butler, 2007-10 Shutouts: 44 by Kerri Butler, 2007-10 Goalkeeper Minutes: 7,858:35 by Lana Bannerman, 2003-06 Cautions: 7 by Kim Bonilla, 2004-07; Drea Barklage, 2010-11 Ejections: 1 by Meghan Lewis, 2011; Kara Blosser, 2012

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Tonia Deligiannis Rena Lippa Rena Lippa Katie Barnes Katie Barnes Katie Barnes Chrissie Abbott Chrissie Abbott Marisa Kanela Marisa Kanela Deana Everrett Ashley Banks Deana Everrett Carolyn Blank Blake Miller Blake Miller Kate Schwindel

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Tonia Deligiannis Rena Lippa Rena Lippa Rena Lippa Katie Barnes Katie Barnes Chrissie Abbott Chrissie Abbott Chrissie Abbott Marisa Kanela Marisa Kanela Deana Everrett Ashley Banks Blake Miller Megan Mischler Blake Miller Blake Miller Frances Silva

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Stacey Sollmann Stacey Sollmann Katie Barnes Rachel Kruze Katie Barnes Katie Barnes Lisa Stoia Lisa Stoia Laura Kane Marisa Kanela Kim Bonilla Deana Everrett Deana Everrett Caroline Szwed Blake Miller Bry McCarthy Kate Schwindel

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0.67 0.82 0.91 0.94

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Goals 8 vs. Syracuse, 2008 vs. St. Bonaventure, 2006 7 vs. Ohio, 2004 6 vs. High Point, 2012 vs. Pitt, 2004 vs. Virginia Tech, 1999 vs. Bowling Green, 1998 vs. St. Francis, Pa., 1997 5 19 times, most recent: vs. Towson, 2012 Assists: 9 vs. Ohio, 2004 8 vs. St. Bonaventure, 2006 6 vs. High Point, 2012 vs. Seton Hall, 2011 vs. Syracuse, 2008 vs. Bowling Green, 2007 vs. Bowling Green, 1998 5 14 times, most recent: vs. Towson, 2012 Points: 24 vs. St. Bonaventure, 2006 23 vs. Ohio, 2004 22 vs. Syracuse, 2008 18 vs. High Point, 2012 vs. Bowling Green, 1998 17 vs. Virginia Tech, 1999 vs. Central Florida, 1999 16 vs. Seton Hall, 2011 15 vs. Towson, 2012 vs. Syracuse, 2011 vs. Xavier, 2007 vs. James Madison, 2006 vs. Radford, 2003 vs. St. John’s, 2001 vs. Robert Morris, 1996 Shots: 49 vs. Seton Hall, 2003 44 vs. St. Bonaventure, 2006 43 vs. St. John’s, 2004 41 vs. Duquesne, 2012 37 vs. Western Michigan, 2006 36 vs. Radford, 2003 vs. Providence, 2002 35 vs. George Mason, 2002 34 vs. VCU, 1999 vs. Miami (Fla.), 2001 32 vs. Villanova, 2000 31 vs. Navy, 2007 vs. Syracuse, 2004 vs. Seton Hall, 2004 Fewest Shots Allowed: 0 vs. USF, 2007 vs. Binghamton, 2006 vs. Robert Morris, 1996

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Goalkeeper Saves: 22 vs. Connecticut, 1998 18 vs. Rutgers, 1996 16 vs. Connecticut, 1996 13 vs. Duquesne, 1996 11 vs. Butler, 1999 10 vs. Notre Dame, 1999 10 vs. Ohio State, 1996 10 vs. Notre Dame, 2000 Corner Kicks: 18 vs. Villanova, 2008 17 vs. Seton Hall, 2001 16 vs. Binghamton, 2006 vs. Syracuse, 2009 15 vs. St. John’s, 2007 vs. Radford, 2004 14 vs. Radford, 2003 13 vs. Duquesne, 2012 vs. Seton Hall, 2011 vs. Villanova, 2010 at Syracuse, 2007 vs. Syracuse, 2006 Fouls: 24 vs. Notre Dame, 2007 23 vs. St. John’s, 1998 20 vs. SMU, 2004 19 vs. Miami, Fla., 2012 vs. Ohio State, 1998 vs. St. Francis, Pa., 1996 vs. Pitt, 1996 18 vs. Villanova, 2006 17 vs. Boston College, 2004 vs. Georgetown, 1998 vs. Villanova, 1998 vs. St. John’s, 2006

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Most Goals: 55 in 2006 Fewest Goals: 22 in 2009 Most Assists: 47 in 2007 Fewest Assists: 17 in 1997 Most Points: 150 in 2002, 2006 Fewest Points: 66 in 2009 Most Shots: 516 in 2007 Fewest Shots: 202 in 1997 Most Shutouts: 14 in 2010 Most Saves: 122 in 1997

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Fewest Saves: 48 in 2008 Most Corner Kicks: 160 in 2008 Fewest Corner Kicks: 51 in 1996 Most Fouls: 233 in 2007 Fewest Fouls: 117 in 1999 Most Wins: 18 in 2002, 2007, 2010 Fewest Wins: 9 in 1999 Most Losses: 9 in 1999 Fewest Losses: 3 in 2002, 2008 Most Ties: 6 in 2008, 2009 Fewest Ties: 0 in 2004, 2011 NCAA Tournament Appearances 2000 2001 2002 2003 (Sweet 16) 2004 2005 2006 2007 (Elite Eight) 2008 2009 2010 (Sweet 16) 2011 2012 Big East Tournament Champions 2007 2010 2011 Big East Division Champions 2002 2006 2007 2008 2011 Big East Tournament Appearances 1998 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 (Champions) 2008 2009 2010 (Champions) 2011 (Champions) Big 12 Regular Season Champions 2002 Big 12 Tournament Appearances 2012

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Class Records Freshman Goals 1. Blake Miller 2. Ashley Banks 3. Erica Henderson Tonia Deligiannis Kate Schwindel

Year 2008 2004 2008 1996 2011

Games Goals 23 10 21 8 21 6 19 6 22 6

Avg. 0.43 0.38 0.28 0.31 0.27

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Games Assists Avg. 21 8 0.38 19 7 0.37 22 7 0.31 19 6 0.32 19 6 0.32 21 6 0.29 23 6 0.26

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Games 21 23 19 22 21

Freshman Assists 1. Ashley Banks 2. Stacey Sollmann Kate Schwindel 4. Katie Barnes Rachel Kruze Lisa Stoia Caroline Szwed

Freshman Points 1. Ashley Banks 2. Blake Miller 3. Tonia Deligiannis 4. Kate Schwindel 5. Erica Henderson

Points 24 21 16 19 13

Avg. 1.14 0.91 0.84 0.86 0.61

Kate Schwindel Sophomore Goals 1. Deana Everrett 2. Chrissie Abbott 3. Katie Barnes 4. Laura Kane 5. Kate Schwindel

Year 2006 2001 1999 2002 2012

Games Goals 21 18 21 15 19 13 21 10 20 9

Avg. 0.85 0.71 0.68 0.48 0.45

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Games Assists Avg. 21 8 0.38 20 8 0.40 21 7 0.33 21 7 0.33 24 7 0.29

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Games Points Avg. 21 43 2.04 21 33 1.57 19 31 1.63 21 28 1.33 20 26 1.30

Sophomore Assists 1. Laura Kane Kate Schwindel 3. Deana Everrett Ashley Banks Bri Rodriguez

Sophomore Points 1. Deana Everrett 2. Chrissie Abbott 3. Katie Barnes 4. Laura Kane 5. Kate Schwindel

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Year 2002 2000 1997 2004 2012

Games Goals 22 20 21 17 19 11 21 11 20 11

Avg. 0.91 0.81 0.58 0.58 0.55

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Games Assists Avg. 21 12 0.57 22 10 0.45 22 9 0.40 24 9 0.38 21 9 0.43 23 9 0.39

Year 2002 2000 2006 2007 2010

Games Points Avg. 22 47 2.14 21 43 2.05 21 30 1.42 21 29 1.26 24 29 1.21

Junior Assists 1. Kim Bonilla 2. Lisa Stoia 3. Bry McCarthy Blake Miller Katie Barnes Deana Everrett

Junior Points 1. Chrissie Abbott 2. Katie Barnes 3. Kim Bonilla 4. Deana Everrett Blake Miller

Rena Lippa Senior Goals 1. Ashley Banks 2. Chrissie Abbott 3. Rena Lippa Katie Barnes 5. Blake Miller

Year 2007 2003 1998 2001 2011

Games Goals 25 15 23 13 19 12 21 12 22 10

Avg. 0.60 0.57 0.63 0.57 0.45

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Games Assists Avg. 23 12 0.52 21 10 0.48 21 9 0.43 21 9 0.43 22 8 0.36 23 8 0.35 25 8 0.32

Year 2005 2003 2001 1998 2011

Games Points Avg. 25 38 1.52 23 34 1.47 21 34 1.62 19 28 1.47 22 27 1.22

Senior Assists 1. Lisa Stoia 2. Katie Barnes 3. Laura Kane 4. Marisa Kanela 5. Deana Everrett Chrissie Abbott Ashley Banks

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Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium Records West Virginia Records Goals: 8 (2x vs. Syracuse 11/28/09 and St. Bonaventure 9/10/06) Assists: 8 (vs. St. Bonaventure 9/10/06) Points: 24 (vs. St. Bonaventure 9/10/06) Shots: 44 (vs. Binghamton 9/3/06) Saves: 9 (vs. Penn State 8/20/10) Fouls: 24 (vs. Notre Dame 11/11/07) Corners: 18 (vs. Villanova 10/19/08) Opponent Records Goals: 3 (Notre Dame 10/1/04; 10/2/09 and Villanova 10/15/10) Assists: 4 (Notre Dame 10/1/04) Points: 10 (Notre Dame 10/1/04) Shots: 23 (vs. Penn State 8/20/10) Saves: 18 (Binghamton 9/3/06) Fouls: 23 (Providence 10/24/10) Corners: 11 (vs. Penn State 8/20/10) Other Records First game: WVU, 1 Purdue 0; Sept. 1, 2004 First goal: Natalie Cocchi vs. Purdue; Sept. 1, 2004 First WVU goal: Natalie Cocchi vs. Purdue; Sept. 1, 2004 First opponent goal: Kristen Weiss, Virginia; Sept. 5, 2004 First WVU assist: Laura Kane vs. Arizona; Sept. 10, 2004 First opponent assist: Sarah Huffman, Virginia; Sept. 5, 2004

Top 25 Crowds for Women’s Soccer at Dick Dlesk Date Crowd Opponent 11-30-07 3,000 #8 USC** 8-31-13 2,057 #6 Penn State 11-12-10 1,688 Morehead State** 9-21-08 1,615 #6 Virginia 11-6-11 1,550 Louisville* 10-12-08 1,407 Connecticut 10-2-09 1,382 #8 Notre Dame 11-4-11 1,380 Georgetown* 9-19-10 1,376 #5 Virginia 9-25-11 1,375 Rutgers 8-20-10 1,277 #11 Penn State 11-11-07 1,213 #9 Notre Dame* 9-5-04 1,208 #10 Virginia 10-12-13 1,207 #20 Baylor 9-21-13 1,206 Texas Tech 9-1-11 1,177 #18 Ohio State 9-11-08 1,137 Kentucky 9-6-09 1,102 Boston 8-23-09 1,079 Ohio State 9-18-11 1,077 #8 Marquette 10-19-08 1,036 Villanova 9-14-13 1,022 Towson 9-20-09 1,017 Tennessee 10-10-08 1,001 Providence 11-9-07 974 #24 Louisville* *Big East tournament ** NCAA tournament

Result L, 0-1 L, 1-2 W, 2-0 W, 3-0 W, 2-0 T, 0-0 2OT L, 3-2 OT W, 5-1 W, 1-0 W, 1-0 OT L, 1-2 OT T, 1-1 2OT L, 0-1 T, 1-1 2OT W, 3-2 L, 0-2 W, 1-0 T, 0-0 2OT T, 0-0 2OT W, 3-1 W, 2-1 OT W, 5-0 W, 1-0 W, 3-0 W, 1-0 2OT

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Year-by-Year Results Year Coach Captains 1996 Nikki Izzo Kristin Cholewa, Tonia Deligiannis, Rena Lippa 1997 Nikki Izzo Rena Lippa, Nikki Garzon, Stacey Sollman 1998 Nikki Izzo Rena Lippa, Nikki Garzon, Stacey Sollmann 1999 Nikki Izzo Melissa Finkle, Stacey Sollmann, Ann Sorensen, Danielle Turrie 2000 Nikki Izzo-Brown Katie Barnes 2001 Nikki Izzo-Brown Katie Barnes 2002 Nikki Izzo-Brown Melissa Haire, Rachel Kruze, Shawna Toth 2003 Nikki Izzo-Brown Chrissie Abbott, Lisa Stoia 2004 Nikki Izzo-Brown Leslie Barden, Laura Kane, Ashley Weimer 2005 Nikki Izzo-Brown Karrie Hutchins, Kambria Riggins, Marisa Kanela 2006 Nikki Izzo-Brown Cathy Abel, Lana Bannerman 2007 Nikki Izzo-Brown Ashley Banks, Natalie Cocchi, Kiley Harris 2008 Nikki Izzo-Brown Carolyn Blank, Deana Everrett, Robin Rushton 2009 Nikki Izzo-Brown Mallory Beck, Carolyn Blank, Nicole Mailloux 2010 Nikki Izzo-Brown Ashtin Larkin, Meghan Lewis, Sydney Metheny 2011 Nikki Izzo-Brown Drea Barklage, Chelsey Corroto, Meghan Lewis, Blake Miller 2012 Nikki Izzo-Brown Bry McCarthy, Bri Rodriguez, Mallory Smith Total

Record 10-7-2 11-6-2 11-6-2 9-9-1 15-6-0 15-5-1 18-3-1 17-4-2 15-6-0 12-6-3 14-4-3 18-5-2 14-3-6 10-7-6 18-5-1 17-5-0 11-5-4 235-92-36

Opponent Records Individual Goals: 3 by Jenny Heft and Jenny Streiffer, Notre Dame, 1998 Assists: 4 by Margaret Tietjen, Connecticut, 1996 Points: 7 (3G, 1A) by Jenny Heft, Notre Dame, 1998; by Cindy Daws, Notre Dame, 1996 Shots: 13 by Jen Carlson, Connecticut, 1997 Goalkeeper Saves: 16 by Carolina Hines, Providence, 2002; Renee Leone, Saint Francis, Pa., November, 1997 Team Goals: 12 by Connecticut, 1996 Assists: 21 by Connecticut, 1996 Points: 45 by Connecticut, 1996 Shots: 45 by Connecticut, 1996 Goalkeeper Saves: 18 by Binghamton, 2006 Corner Kicks: 14 by Connecticut, 1998 Fouls: 23 by Providence, 2010

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Academic Honors NSCAA Team GPA Award (min. GPA 3.0) 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 CoSIDA Academic All-America Ashley Banks Melissa Haire Christen Seaman

2007, 1st team 2002, 2nd team; 2001, 3rd team 2002, 1st team

CoSIDA Academic All-District Chelsey Corroto Bri Rodriguez Deana Everrett Robin Rushton Ashley Banks Krystle Kallman Kim Bonilla Karrie Hutchins Ashley Weimer Laura Kane Christen Seaman Melissa Haire

2009, second team; 2010-11 first team 2010, second team 2008, second team 2008, second team 2006 first team; 2007, first team 2007, second team 2006 2005 2003, 2004 2002, 2004 2002 2001, 2002

NSCAA Scholar All-American Bri Rodriguez Ashley Banks Kim Bonilla Marisa Kanela Ashley Weimer Laura Kane Melissa Haire Stacey Sollmann

2012 2007 2007 2005 2004 2003, 2004 2002 1999

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Umbro/Soccer News Net Player of the Year Finalist Ashley Banks 2007

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Third Team Blake Miller Kerri Butler Bry McCarthy Nicole Mailloux Megan Mischler Amanda Cicchini Ashley Weimer Rachel Kruze Lisa Stoia

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All-Time Record in Overtimes Year Home 1996 1-0-1 1997 0-1-1 1998 0-1-1 1999 - 2000 0-1-0 2001 1-0-0 2002 1-0-0 2003 0-1-0 2004 - 2005 - 2006 1-0-2 2007 1-0-1 2008 2-0-2 2009 0-1-2 2010 1-1-1 2011 1-0-0 2012 0-1-3 Totals 9-7-14

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Neutral Overall - 1-0-2 - 1-1-2 - 1-2-2 0-0-1 0-0-1 - 1-4-0 1-0-0 4-1-1 - 1-0-1 0-0-1 0-1-2 - 1-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-3 - 1-0-3 - 1-0-2 0-1-2 2-1-6 0-1-0 0-2-6 - 3-1-1 - 2-0-0 - 1-1-4 1-3-4 20-15-36

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Megan Mischler helped WVU win 14 straight matches in 2010

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Network Longhorn Network FOX Soccer CBS Sports Network CBS Sports Network CBS Sports Network CBS Sports Network CBS Sports Network CSTV Cox Cox ESPNU Bright House Sports Network West Virginia PBS West Virginia PBS CSTV Bright House Sports Network West Virginia PBS ESPNU West Virginia PBS Fox Soccer Channel CSTV CSTV ESPNU CSTV CSTV CSTV Fox Sports Net Pittsburgh Fox Sports Net Pittsburgh

Opponent (Date) at Texas (10/26/12) OKLAHOMA (10/18/12) LOUISVILLE (11/6/11) GEORGETOWN (11/4/11) RUTGERS (9/25/11) vs. USF (11/07/10) vs. Connecticut (11/05/10) vs. Marquette (11/06/09) at Providence (10/25/09) at Connecticut (10/23/09) NOTRE DAME (10/02/09) at USF (09/27/09) TENNESSEE (09/20/09) BOSTON (09/06/09) vs. Connecticut (11/07/08) at USF (10/26/08) VILLANOVA (10/19/08) CONNECTICUT (10/12/08) SYRACUSE (09/28/08) KENTUCKY (09/11/08) NOTRE DAME (11/11/07) LOUISVILLE (11/09/07) vs. Rutgers (11/03/06) vs. Connecticut (11/04/05) vs. Villanova (11/07/03) at Tennessee (09/28/03) at Connecticut (11/10/02) vs. Notre Dame (11/12/01)

Result W, 1-0 (OT) W, 2-0 W, 2-0 W, 5-1 W, 1-0 (OT) 1-0, W 2-0, W 0-1, L 1-0, W 0-0, T (2OT) 2-3, L (OT) 1-2, L 1-0, W 0-0, T (2OT) 1-1, T (2OT)* 2-0, W 2-1, W (OT) 0-0, T (2OT) 8-0, W 1-0, W 1-1, T (2OT)** 1-0, W (2OT) 2-3, L 0-1, L (2OT) 0-0, T (2OT)*** 2-0, W 0-1, L 1-2, L

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*UCONN advanced on PKs, 4-2 **WVU advanced on PKs, 5-3 ***NOVA advanced on PKs, 5-4

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All-Americans Katie Barnes

2001 NSCAA First Team All-American 2001 Soccer Buzz Second Team All-American 2000 Soccer Buzz Third Team All-American West Virginia’s first women’s soccer All-American, Katie Barnes rewrote the Mountaineer record book during her tenure at WVU. The Mason, Ohio, native started every match in her career and helped lead the Mountaineers to their first-ever NCAA tournament appearance as a junior in 2000. That season, Barnes scored 17 goals and added nine assists for a 43-point season. At the time, no women’s soccer player boasted better seasonal numbers. The forward was a two-time Big East Offensive Player of the Year, earning the honor in 2000 and 2001, as well as a member of the US U-21 National Team that won three consecutive Nordic Cups. On February 11, 2002, Barnes became the first West Virginia women’s soccer player to be drafted by the WUSA when she was selected in the second round as the ninth overall pick by the Carolina Courage. Barnes also spent time as a member of the San Jose CyberRays. During 2004, Barnes spent time training with America’s elite, in hopes of becoming a member of the United States full National Team.

Chrissie Abbott

2002 NSCAA First Team All-American 2002 Soccer Buzz First Team All-American 2003 NSCAA Second Team All-American 2003 Soccer Buzz Second Team All-American 2002 Soccer America College MVP When Chrissie Abbott earned first team All-America honors from both the NSCAA and Soccer Buzz in 2002, she became the first woman in the history of the program to do so. The honors followed a record-breaking season that saw the junior forward break former All-American Katie Barnes’ seasonal records. Abbott scored 20 goals in 2002, and dished out seven assists for a program-best 47 points while leading her team to its first-ever NCAA tournament win. Abbott completed her record-setting career at West Virginia by leading the Mountaineers to the Sweet 16 in 2003 with a team-high 13 goals and eight assists. She became WVU’s most decorated alumnus, earning five career records during her tenure. The North Olmstead, Ohio, native graduated as WVU’s career goals (53), points (125), shots (472), matches played (87) and matches started (87) leader. She was the 2002 Big East Offensive Player of the Year, marking the third consecutive season that the award was earned by a Mountaineer. In the history of the program, no Mountaineer scored more gamewinning goals (22) than Abbott. Along with teammate Lisa Stoia, Abbott was a 2003 member of the U-21 National Team Pool and a member of a select group of collegians invited to train with WUSA teams during the summer of 2003. She spent her summer training with the Philadelphia Charge and the Carolina Courage. Abbott, a second team Soccer Buzz and NSCAA All-American in 2003, was the co-winner of the 2004 Red Brown Cup, sharing the honor with wrestling’s three-time NCAA champion Greg Jones.

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2003 NSCAA First Team All-American 2003 Soccer Buzz First Team All-American 2002 NSCAA Second Team All-American 2002 Soccer Buzz Second Team All-American A dynamic performer in the midfield, Lisa Stoia earned Big East Midfielder of the Year honors in 2002 for her efforts in leading West Virginia to its first regular season championship. She also assisted on 10 of West Virginia’s record-breaking 53 goals in 2003, tying her with Katie Barnes for the seasonal record. Stoia was a NSCAA/adidas and Soccer Buzz second team All-American in 2002. Stoia continued her domination in her senior season, breaking the season assist record (12) she tied the season before on her way to becoming West Virginia’s all-time assists leader with 33 career dishes. The Shirley, N.Y., native became the first midfielder in Big East history to earn midfielder of the year honors in consecutive seasons by winning the award for the second time in 2003. Alongside teammate Chrissie Abbott, Stoia became WVU’s all-time matches played and matched started leader with 87 career starts, after leading her 2003 squad to the program’s first Sweet 16 appearance. For her efforts in 2003, Stoia earned first team All-America honors from both Soccer Buzz and the NSCAA. A three-time All-Big East first team selection, Stoia was a member of the 2003 U-21 National Team Pool and one of a select group, including Abbott, who were invited to train with WUSA teams during the summer of 2003. Stoia also spent time training with the Philadelphia Charge and the Carolina Courage. In the spring of 2009, Stoia played in the 2009 Women’s Professional Soccer league, after being drafted with the 48th overall pick by the Saint Louis Athletica.

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Laura Kane

2004 NSCAA Third Team All-American Laura Kane became West Virginia’s fourth All-American in four years in 2004 when she capped off a stellar career with an eight-goal and nine-assist, 25-point performance in her senior season. For her efforts, she earned third team All-America accolades from the NSCAA. Known for her ankle-breaking foot skills, the Pottstown, Pa., native possessed deadly accuracy with her shot resulting in 31 goals, 15 of which were game-winners. She also had a keen eye for the development of play, dishing out a total of 25 assists over four years. Kane’s 85 total points, along with her goals and assists totals, rank her third in the WVU all-time points, goals and assists categories. A two-time Scholar All-American as well, Kane was twice selected to the Big East’s first team (2003, 2004) and was a second team all-Big East selection her sophomore year and an all-rookie honoree as a freshman. Kane played in 86 matches for the Mountaineers, starting 85 of them. A two-time NSCAA and Soccer Buzz all-region honoree, Kane joined Abbott, Barnes and Stoia as former Mountaineers who made the U-21 National Team pool when she was selected to the pool following the 2004 season.

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All-Americans Deana Everrett

2006 Soccer Buzz Third Team All-American After seeing her playing time increase as a freshman, Deana Everrett had a breakout sophomore season in 2006 to earn third team All-America honors from Soccer Buzz. The Oakville, Ontario, native put together the second greatest scoring season in school history with 18 goals and seven assists for 43 points. She was an all-Big East first team selection after leading the league in goals and points through the regular season. She was also named Soccer Buzz All-Mid-Atlantic Region first team and All-Mid-Atlantic Region second team by the NSCAA. Everrett, who was eventually named to the Hermann Trophy watch list, ranked in the top five in the nation in goals scored all season as she led a Mountaineer squad that scored a school record 55 goals in 2006. A two-time Big East Offensive Player of the Week, the 5-foot-5 sophomore’s best game of the year came at DePaul, where she tied a school record for goals in a match with three, all in the first half. Everrett closed out her career as one of the finest offensive players, exiting after the 2008 season with 39 goals (third all-time), 24 assists (fourth all-time), 102 points (third all-time) and 299 shots (third all-time) in 84 career matches.

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Ashley Banks

2007 Soccer Buzz Second Team All-American 2007 NSCAA Third Team All-American Ashley Banks turned in the finest senior season in school history. The four-year letterwinner and 2007 team captain, guided the Mountaineers to a Big East championship and a berth in the NCAA tournament’s Elite Eight in 2007. The Mountaineers posted an 18-5-2 record, tying the school’s mark for most wins in a season. The Annandale, Va., native led WVU with 38 points and 15 goals en route to being named the Big East’s Offensive Player of the Year and a first team all-conference selection. The Hermann Trophy semifinalist and Soccer Buzz National Player of the Year finalist was also named an ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American and NSCAA Scholar All-American. The forward left WVU ranked in the top five all-time in three major offensive categories – 34 goals (3rd), 26 assists (3rd) and 94 points (3rd).

Greer Barnes

2008 Soccer America Second Team College MVP 2008 Soccer Buzz Second Team All-American 2008 NSCAA Third Team All-American 2007 Soccer Buzz Second Team All-American 2007 NSCAA Second Team All-American Greer Barnes turned in the finest season by a Mountaineer defender in school history in 2008. She logged the most minutes of any player while starting all 23 games at outside back. An All-Big East first team performer, she earned Soccer America second team MVP, Soccer Buzz second team All-America and NSCAA third team All-America honors as a senior. Barnes and the WVU defense allowed only four goals in 11 conference games in 2008 – the fewest by any Big East team in either division. A Hermann Trophy Watch List pick, she earned multiple conference and national player of the week honors in helping the Mountaineers post 13 shutouts. In 2007, the Rye, N.Y., native, started all 25 games at outside

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Ashley Banks defender, helping the Mountaineer defense tie a school record with 13 shutouts. Barnes became the first defender in school history to earn AllBig East first team honors and was a first team all-region choice. She and the WVU defense allowed only two goals in seven postseason games as West Virginia advanced to its first NCAA Elite Eight. Barnes successfully made the move from central midfield to defender in 2007 and was named a second team NSCAA All-American. The three-time All-Big East selection kept teams off balance with her ability to make runs forward as an offensive threat. A member of the all-tournament team at the 2007 Big East Championship, Barnes appeared in 82 career matches.

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Amanda Cicchini

2007 Soccer America First Team College MVP 2007 NSCAA Second Team All-American 2007 Soccer Buzz Third Team All-American Amanda Cicchini, an Oakville, Ontario, native, was a four-year starter at midfield, appearing in 89 career matches, more than any other player in school history. The 5-foot-2 playmaker was listed on the Hermann Trophy Watch List for three seasons. Cicchini’s best season came in 2007 where she finished with eight points on four assists and two goals on WVU’s Big East championship squad. The central midfielder was outstanding in controlling the tempo of play while working end line to end line. A two-time NSCAA first team allRegion selection, Cicchini was named first team all-Big East three times in her career. As a junior, she earned All-America honors from Soccer America, the NSCAA and Soccer Buzz. Named to the 2007 Hermann Trophy Watch List, Cicchini scored goals in the season opener against Bowling Green and at Big East foe Pitt. Great on the ball, she served assists against Penn State, Villanova and Wake Forest. The three-time all-league midfielder was also named to the all-tournament team at the 2007 Big East Championship.

Carolyn Blank

2009 NSCAA Second Team All-American 2008 NSCAA Second Team All-American 2008 Soccer Buzz Second Team All-American Carolyn Blank earned her second consecutive NSCAA second team All-America honor in 2009, helping a young West Virginia team advance to a 10th-straight NCAA tournament. As a senior, Blank became the school’s all-time leader in matches played (92) and matches started (92). The two-time team captain earned Team MVP honors in three-straight seasons to finish her career with 33 points on 13 goals and seven assists. An NSCAA All-Northeast Region first teamer and All-Big East first team selection, Blank scored the fastest goal in WVU’s NCAA tournament history, coming at the 1:29 mark against Loyola (Md.). She finished the season with nine points on four goals and one assist. Blank became the school’s second Big East Midfielder of the Year following a stellar junior campaign in 2008. A defensive center mid, Blank started all 23 matches, registering five goals and two assists, including two-game winners. An All-Big East first team selection, the Toms River, N.J., native earned second team All-America honors from the NSCAA and Soccer Buzz. Named the team’s MVP for the second-consecutive season, Blank earned all-tournament team recognition at the Notre Dame Inn at St. Mary’s Classic and the Big East Championship. Blank was aggressive in the attack, attempting 71 shots, secondmost on the team. But perhaps most impressive was the leadership she provided to her teammates. Despite a talented eight-member senior class in 2008, it was Blank who earned team captain stripes. She was drafted in the fifth round of the 2010 Women’s Professional Soccer Draft by the St. Louis Athletica.

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Bry McCarthy

2012 NSCAA Third Team All-American Ajax, Ontario, native Bry McCarthy capped off a stellar Mountaineer career with NSCAA Third Team All-America honors. McCarthy, an outside back, was named the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year in her senior season. She became the program’s first defensive player to earn a conference major award. An All-Big 12 First Team selection, McCarthy led the Mountaineer defense to eight shutouts in 2012, including four in Big 12 Conference play. The four clean sheets were tied for best in the conference. McCarthy also has played a vital part in the offense, moving forward into the attack to score seven points on two goals and three assists. She finished with 19 career assists, tied for ninth place all-time in program history. McCarthy led WVU in its inaugural season in the Big 12 Conference to a regular-season championship with a 7-0-1 record. It marked only the sixth time a Big 12 team has won the regular-season title without a loss. West Virginia’s 2012 season ended with a 13th consecutive NCAA tournament appearance. In January 2013, McCarthy was one of six players assigned to the Western New York Flash through player allocations from U.S. Soccer, Canadian Soccer Association and the Federation of Mexican Football. The Flash is one of eight teams in the inaugural National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL).

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Professional Mountaineers Katie Barnes Carolina Courage (WUSA) San Jose CyberRays (WUSA) Cincinnati Ladyhawks (USL W-League)

Kerri Butler Atlanta Beat (WPS)

Rachel Kruze Philadelphia Charge (WUSA) IBV (Iceland) Rochester Rhinos (USL W-League)

Megan Mischler Boston Aztec Breakers Reserves (WPSL) Boston Breakers (WPS) Östersunds DFF (Sweden) Hammarby Damfotboll (Sweden)

Kim Bonilla Pitea IF (Sweden) Jersey Sky Blue (USL W-League) Add Illawarra Stingray (Australia)

Erica Henderson Afturelding FC (Iceland)

Laura Kane Pitea IF (Sweden) FC Indiana (USL W-League)

Blake Miller Illawarra Stingray (Australia)

Greer Barnes Los Angeles Sol (WPS) FC Gold Pride (WPS)

Bry McCarthy Western New York Flash (NWSL)

Lisa Stoia St. Louis Athletica (WPS) Boston Renegades (USL W-League)

Carolyn Blank Jersey Sky Blue FC (WPS) Atlanta Beat (WPS) St. Louis Athletica (WPS) DU United Women (USL W-League)

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WVU ON THE NATIONAL SCENE Chrissie Abbott • U-21 National Team Pool (2003) • Trained with WUSA’s Philadelphia Charge and Carolina Courage (2003) Lana Bannerman • Brazilian All-Stars (2004) Katie Barnes • U-21 National Team (2001) • National Team Pool (2005) Carolyn Blank • U-15 National Team Pool (2003) • U-16 National Team (2004) • U-17 National Team Pool (2005) • U-20 National Team Pool (2008) Amanda Cicchini • Canadian U-16 National Team Pool (2000) • Canadian U-17 National Team Pool (2001) • Canadian U-18 National Team (2002) • Canadian U-19 National Team (2004) • Canadian National Team (2005) • Canadian U-20 National Team (2005, 2006) Natalie Cocchi • Brazilian All-Stars (2004) Deana Everrett • Canadian U17 National Team (2001) • Canadian U19 National Team (2003) • Canadian U-20 National Team Pool (2004)

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Laura Kane • Brazilian All-Stars (2004) • U-21 National Team Pool (2005) Nicole Mailloux • Canadian U-17 National Team (2005) • Canadian U-18 National Team (2006) • Canadian U-20 National Team Pool (2008) Bry McCarthy • Canadian U-15 National Team (2005) • Canadian U-17 World Cup Team (2006-08) • Canadian U-20 National Team (2009, 2010) • Canadian National Team Camp (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013) • Canadian National Team (2012) Blake Miller • U-23 National Team Camp (2012) Bri Rodriguez • U-16 National Team Pool (2007) • U-17 National Team Pool (2008) Robin Rushton • Canadian U-16 National Team (2003) • Canadian U-17 National Team (2004) • Canadian U-20 National Team (2005, 2006) Kate Schwindel • U-20 National Team Camp (2012) • U-17 National Team Pool (2008) • U-17 National Team Pool (2009) • U-14 National Team Camp (2006) Lisa Stoia • U-21 National Team Pool (2003) • Trained with WUSA’s Philadelphia Charge and Carolina Courage (2003)

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Caroline Szwed • Canadian U-16 National Team (2007) • Canadian U-17 National Team (2008) • Canadian U-20 National Pool (2009)

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Series Records Opponent Played Arizona 2004 Auburn 2001 Baylor 2012 Binghamton 2003 Boston 2009 Boston College 1996 Bowling Green 1997 Butler 1998 BYU 2009 Canisius 1996 Central Conn. 1998 Central Michigan 2000 Cincinnati 2007 Colgate 2002 Connecticut 1996 Dartmouth 2009 Dayton 2005 DePaul 2006 Duquesne 1996 Florida Atlantic 2010 Florida State 2003 Georgetown 1996 George Mason 2001 High Point 2011 Hofstra 2001 Illinois 1999 Iowa State 2012 James Madison 1999 Jacksonville State 2002 Kansas 2012 Kentucky 2004 LaSalle 2012 Louisville 2006 Loyola, Md. 2002 Loyola Marymount 2008 Marquette 2005 Marshall 1998 Miami, Fla. 1999 Miami, Ohio 2001 Michigan State 2003 Morehead State 2010 Mount St. Mary’s 1996 Navy 1996 New Hampshire 1999 Notre Dame 1996 Ohio 1997 Ohio State 1996 Oklahoma 2012 Oklahoma State 2012 Old Dominion 2000 Penn State 2003 Pitt 1996

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0-3 1-1 (ot) 4-0 5-0 0-2 0-1 2-0 0-0 0-12 5-0 2-0 (ot) 1-0 1-0 2-0 1-0 4-0 0-11 2-4 0-4

L at Rutgers T at Duquesne W PROVIDENCE W ROBERT MORRIS L SYRACUSE L OHIO STATE W at St. Francis, Pa. T ST. JOHN’S L at Connecticut W YOUNGSTOWN STATE W SETON HALL W at Georgetown W at Canisius W at Pitt W BOSTON COLLEGE W MOUNT ST. MARY’S L at Notre Dame L at Villanova L NAVY

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L NOTRE DAME W OHIO STATE W at Providence L at Seton Hall L at Connecticut W BOWLING GREEN W GEORGETOWN W YOUNGSTOWN STATE L at Pitt T at Ohio T VILLANOVA W at Robert Morris L ST. JOHN’S L SYRACUSE W ST. FRANCIS, Pa.

1998 (11-6-2, 4-5-2 Big East - 7th) Nikki Izzo Sept. 4 Sept. 6 Sept. 9 Sept. 12 Sept. 18 Sept. 20 Sept. 27 Sept. 30 Oct. 2 Oct. 4

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W at Ohio State W CENT. CONNECTICUT L at Syracuse L at St. John’s W OHIO T at Rutgers W DUQUESNE W PITT L at Notre Dame (BEQ)

1999 (9-9-1, 2-4 Big East Mid-Atlantic - 5th) Nikki Izzo Aug. 28 Sept. 3 Sept. 5 Sept. 8 Sept. 11 Sept. 14 Sept. 18 Sept. 19 Sept. 24 Sept. 29 Oct. 1 Oct. 3 Oct. 8 Oct. 10 Oct. 13 Oct. 15

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L at James Madison L ILLINOIS! W VCU! W at Marshall W TOWSON W VIRGINIA TECH L at Connecticut^ W vs. New Hampshire^ L at Villanova W PITT W RUTGERS W UCF L at Notre Dame L SETON HALL L at Georgetown L at Miami %

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2000 (15-6, 3-3 Big East Mid-Atlantic - 4th) Nikki Izzo-Brown Aug. 25 Aug. 27 Sept. 1 Sept. 3 Sept. 8 Sept. 10 Sept. 13 Sept. 17 Sept. 22 Sept. 24 Sept. 29 Oct. 4 Oct. 6 Oct. 8 Oct. 11 Oct. 15 Oct. 20 Oct. 22 Oct. 25 Oct. 29 Nov. 8

3-1 W SYRACUSE 2-1 W JAMES MADISON 1-0 W vs. Central Michigan 0-2 L at Purdue 1-0 W at Old Dominion 1-0 W at William & Mary 1-0 W at Virginia Tech 4-0 W WYOMING 1-2 (ot) L NOTRE DAME 2-3 (ot) L at Seton Hall 1-0 W VILLANOVA 2-0 W at Pitt 2-3 (2ot) L at Rutgers 4-0 W at Central Connecticut 2-0 W DUQUESNE 4-0 W MARSHALL 2-1 (ot) W at Boston College 3-1 W at Providence 3-1 W GEORGETOWN 0-1 (ot) L at Connecticut (BEQ) 1-5 L at Richmond (NCAA1)

2001 (15-5-1, 4-1-1 Big East MidAtlantic - 2nd) Nikki Izzo-Brown Aug. 31 5-1 W at St. John’s Sept. 2 2-1 (2ot) W at Hofstra Sept. 7 1-2 L at Virginia! Sept. 9 2-1 (2ot) W vs. St. Louis! Sept. 21 2-1 (2ot) W AUBURN Sept. 23 2-0 W RUTGERS Sept. 28 4-0 W SETON HALL Sept. 30 1-2 (ot) L at Notre Dame Oct. 5 3-1 W WILLIAM & MARY Oct. 7 1-1 (2ot) T at Villanova Oct. 10 1-0 W PITT Oct. 12 0-1 L CONNECTICUT Oct. 14 3-0 W OLD DOMINION Oct. 19 3-2 (ot) W at George Mason Oct. 21 5-1 W MIAMI, Fla. Oct. 26 4-1 W at Georgetown Oct. 28 3-1 W at James Madison Nov. 4 2-0 W MIAMI, Fla. (BEQ) Nov. 9 1-0 W vs. Connecticut (BES) Nov. 12 1-2 L vs. Notre Dame (BEF) Nov. 16 0-1 L Miami, Ohio (NCAA1) ! Cavalier Invitational, Charlottesville, Va.

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2002 (18-3-1, 5-0-1 Big East Mid-Atlantic Division Champions) Nikki Izzo Brown Aug. 30 0-2 L at Auburn! Sept. 1 4-0 W vs. Jacksonville State! Sept. 6 3-0 W BOSTON COLLEGE Sept. 8 4-1 W GEORGE MASON Sept. 13 2-1 W at Virginia Sept. 15 3-0 W JAMES MADISON Sept. 18 4-2 W at Pitt Sept. 22 1-0 W VILLANOVA Sept. 27 4-1 W WILLIAM & MARY Sept. 29 2-1 W at Rutgers Oct. 4 1-1 (2ot) T at Seton Hall Oct. 6 3-0 W NOTRE DAME Oct. 9 1-0 (ot) W GEORGETOWN Oct. 11 2-0 W at Colgate Oct. 13 4-0 W at Syracuse Oct. 20 2-0 W PROVIDENCE Oct. 23 2-0 W at Virginia Tech Nov. 3 4-0 W vs. St. John’s (BEQ) Nov. 8 3-2 W vs. Rutgers (BES) Nov. 10 0-1 L at Connecticut (BEF) Nov. 15 3-0 W LOYOLA, Md. (NCAA1) Nov. 17 0-1 L VIRGINIA (NCAA2) ! Auburn Sprint Classic, Auburn, Ala.

2003 (17-4-2, 4-1-1 Big East Mid-Atlantic - 2nd) Nikki Izzo Brown

Aug. 30 0-1 L at Virginia Sept. 1 2-1 W MICHIGAN STATE Sept. 5 4-0 W vs. New Hampshire! Sept. 7 4-0 W at James Madison! Sept. 12 3-1 W at Miami Sept. 14 3-2 W ST. JOHN’S Sept. 19 1-0 W at Connecticut Sept. 21 2-0 W vs. Yale Sept. 24 5-0 W BINGHAMTON Sept. 28 2-0 W at Tennessee Oct. 3 0-2 L at Notre Dame Oct. 5 2-0 W at Georgetown Oct. 10 2-0 W RUTGERS Oct. 12 2-1 W SETON HALL Oct. 17 5-0 W RADFORD Oct. 19 0-0 (2ot) T at Villanova Oct. 23 2-1 W PITT Oct. 26 1-4 L PENN STATE Nov. 2 2-1 W ST. JOHN’S (BEQ) Nov. 7 0-0 (2ot) T vs. Villanova& (BES) Nov. 14 4-2 W LOYOLA, Md. (NCAA1) Nov. 16 3-0 W OHIO STATE (NCAA2) Nov. 23 3-2 (2ot) L FLORIDA STATE (NCAA3) ! JMU/Comfort Inn Invitational & NOVA won penalty kick shootout, 5-4

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2004 (15-6-0, 7-3-0 Big East - 3rd) Nikki Izzo Brown Aug. 27 3-2 (2ot) W at Kentucky! Aug. 29 7-0 W vs. Ohio! Sept. 1 1-0 W PURDUE Sept. 5 0-1 L VIRGINIA Sept. 10 2-0 W ARIZONA Sept. 12 2-1 W JAMES MADISON Sept. 17 4-1 W at Providence Sept. 19 2-0 W at Boston College Sept. 24 0-1 L VILLANOVA Sept. 26 4-2 W ST. JOHN’S Oct. 1 1-3 L NOTRE DAME Oct. 3 4-1 W SYRACUSE Oct. 6 6-1 W at Pitt Oct. 10 4-1 W at Binghamton Oct. 15 2-0 W at Rutgers Oct. 17 2-1 W at Seton Hall Oct. 22 5-0 W at Radford Oct. 24 0-1 L GEORGETOWN Oct. 31 0-1 L VILLANOVA (BEQ) Nov. 12 2-1 W vs. SMU (NCAA1) Nov. 14 1-2 L at Texas (NCAA2) ! Kentucky Invitational, Lexington, Ky.

2005 (12-6-3, 7-2-1 Division A – 3rd) Nikki Izzo Brown Aug. 26 3-1 W DAYTON Aug. 28 0-1 L at Virginia Sept. 1 1-2 L at Pitt Sept. 4 1-0 W TENNESSEE Sept. 9 1-0 W vs. Washington! Sept. 11 0-2 L at Portland! Sept. 16 1-1 (2ot) T at Richmond Sept. 18 0-0 (2ot) T at William & Mary Sept. 23 1-1 (2ot) T at Syracuse Sept. 25 3-0 W ST. JOHN’S Sept. 30 1-0 W RUTGERS Oct. 2 3-1 W SETON HALL Oct. 7 2-0 W MARQUETTE Oct. 9 2-0 W USF Oct. 16 2-1 W at Georgetown Oct. 21 1-2 L at Connecticut Oct. 23 3-0 W at Providence Oct. 30 4-2 W at Villanova (BEQ) Nov. 4 (2ot) 0-1 L vs. Connecticut (BES) Nov. 11 3-0 W vs. Hofstra (NCAA1) Nov. 13 2-5 L at Penn State (NCAA2) ! Nike Invitational, Portland, Ore.

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2007 (18-5-2, 9-1-1 Big East American Division Champions, Big East Tournament Champions) Nikki Izzo-Brown Aug. 31 Sept. 2 Sept. 7 Sept. 9 Sept. 14

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Sept. 16 5-1 W XAVIER Sept. 21 3-1 W at Pitt Sept. 23 1-2 L WAKE FOREST Sept. 28 2-0 W ST. JOHN’S Sept. 30 1-1 (2ot) T at Syracuse Oct. 5 1-0 W LOUISVILLE Oct. 7 2-0 W CINCINNATI Oct. 12 3-0 W at Providence Oct. 14 0-2 L at #17 Connecticut Oct. 19 5-3 W at Georgetown Oct. 21 1-0 W at Villanova Oct. 26 2-0 W USF Oct. 28 3-1 W MARQUETTE Nov. 4 1-0 W VILLANOVA (BEQ) Nov. 9 1-0 (2ot) W #24 LOUISVILLE (BES) Nov. 11 1-1 (2ot) T #9 NOTRE DAME (BEF)& Nov. 16 4-0 W NAVY (NCAA1) Nov. 18 2-0 W JAMES MADISON (NCAA2) Nov. 24 1-0 W at #6 Penn State (NCAA3) Nov. 30 0-1 L #8 USC (NCAA4) ! at Penn State (University Park, Pa.) & WVU won penalty kick shootout, 5-3

2008 (14-3-6, 7-1-3 Big East American Division Champions) Nikki Izzo-Brown Aug. 22 Aug. 29 Aug. 31 Sept. 5 Sept. 7 Sept. 11 Sept. 14 Sept. 18 Sept. 21 Sept. 25

3-0 1-2 (2ot) 1-0 1-0 1-1 (2ot) 1-0 1-1 (2ot) 4-0 3-0 0-0 (2ot)

W TOWSON L vs. #12 Santa Clara% W Loyola Marymount% W at #20 Tennessee^ T vs. Washington State^ W KENTUCKY T JAMES MADISON W PITT W #6 VIRGINIA T at St. John’s

Sept. 28 8-0 W SYRACUSE Oct. 3 1-1 (2ot) T at Seton Hall Oct. 5 0-1 L at Rutgers Oct. 10 3-0 W PROVIDENCE Oct. 12 0-0 (2ot) T CONNECTICUT Oct. 17 2-1 (2ot) W #16 GEORGETOWN Oct. 19 2-1 (ot) W VILLANOVA Oct. 24 2-0 W at Marquette Oct. 26 2-0 W at USF Nov. 2 4-0 W LOUISVILLE (BEQ) Nov. 7 1-1 (2ot) T vs. Connecticut (BES)& Nov. 14 2-1 W vs. Princeton (NCAA1) Nov. 16 2-3 L at #9 Virginia (NCAA2) % Inn at St. Mary’s Classic, Notre Dame, Ind. ^ First Tennessee Lady Vols Classic, Knoxville, Tenn. & UConn won penalty kick shootout, 4-2

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Aug. 23 Aug. 29 Aug. 31 Sept. 3 Sept. 6 Sept. 11 Sept. 13 Sept. 18 Sept. 20 Sept. 24 Sept. 27 Oct. 2 Oct. 4 Oct. 9 Oct. 11 Oct. 16

0-0 (2ot) 2-1 0-1 (ot) 4-0 0-0 (2ot) 1-1 (2ot) 0-1 1-1 (2ot) 1-0 1-0 1-2 2-3 (ot) 2-0 1-0 1-0 0-0 (2ot)

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OHIO STATE at #5 Penn State! vs. #25 BYU! DUQUESNE BOSTON U at #9 Virginia~ vs. Dartmouth~ at Pitt TENNESSEE MARQUETTE at USF #8 NOTRE DAME DEPAUL SYRACUSE #11 ST. JOHN’S at Villanova

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All-Time Scores Oct. 18 1-2 L at Georgetown Oct. 23 0-0 (2ot) T at Connecticut Oct. 25 1-0 W at Providence Nov. 1 1-0 W at #9 Rutgers (BEQ) Nov. 6 0-1 L vs. #10 Marquette (BES) Nov. 13 2-0 W vs. Loyola (Md.) (NCAA1) Nov. 15 0-3 L at #14 Wake Forest (NCAA2) ! at Penn State (University Park, Pa.) ~ Virginia NIKE Soccer Classic, Charlottesville, Va. 2010 (18-5-1, 9-1-1 Big East American Division – 2nd) Nikki Izzo-Brown Aug. 20 1-2 (ot) L #11 PENN STATE Aug. 27 3-0 W at Bowling Green Aug. 29 1-3 L at Ohio State Sept. 4 2-1 W CENTRAL MICHIGAN Sept. 10 1-2 L at Miami^ Sept. 12 4-0 W vs. Florida Atlantic^ Sept. 19 1-0 W #5 VIRGINIA Sept. 23 1-2 L at Marquette Sept. 26 0-0 (2ot) T USF Sept. 28 3-0 W PITT Oct. 1 4-0 W at Cincinnati Oct. 3 2-1 W at Louisville Oct. 8 1-0 (ot) W at Syracuse Oct. 10 1-0 (ot) W at St. John’s Oct. 15 4-3 (ot) W VILLANOVA Oct. 17 3-0 W GEORGETOWN Oct. 22 3-0 W CONNECTICUT

Oct. 24 2-1 W PROVIDENCE Oct. 31 1-0 W RUTGERS (BEQ) Nov. 5 2-0 W vs. Connecticut (BES) Nov. 7 1-0 W vs. USF (BEF) Nov. 12 2-0 W MOREHEAD ST. (NCAA1) Nov. 14 2-1 W PENN STATE (NCAA2) Nov. 19 0-4 L at #16 Bost. College (NCAA3) ^Hurricane Cup – Miami, Fla.

2011 (17-4-0, 10-1-0 Big East American Division – 1st) Nikki Izzo-Brown Aug. 19 Aug. 21 Aug. 26 Aug. 28 Sept. 1 Sept. 5 Sept. 11 Sept. 15 Sept. 18 Sept. 23 Sept. 25 Sept. 30 Oct. 2 Oct. 7 Oct. 9 Oct. 14 Oct. 16 Oct. 21 Oct. 30

1-2 3-0 0-5 3-0 0-2 3-0 1-0 2-1 (2ot) 3-1 4-0 1-0 (ot) 3-1 1-4 3-0 5-1 1-0 2-1 1-0 5-0

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Nov. 4 5-1 W GEORGETOWN (BES) Nov. 6 2-0 W LOUISVILLE (BEF) Nov. 12 0-1 L VIRGINIA TECH (NCAA1) ^Penn State Invitational – University Park, Pa.

2012 (11-5-4, 7-0-1 Big 12 – 1st) Nikki Izzo-Brown Aug. 17 1-2 L La Salle Aug. 19 2-1 W Western Carolina Aug. 24 0-2 L vs. Central Michigan+ Aug. 26 1-0 W vs. No. 1 Stanford+ Aug. 31 2 (2ot) L No. 6 Penn State^ Sept. 2 0-0 (2ot) T Miami^ Sept. 6 1-1 (2ot) T Duquesne Sept. 9 2-2 (2ot) T at Purdue Sept. 14 5-0 W Towson Sept. 16 6-0 W High Point Sept. 21 3-2 W Texas Tech* Sept. 23 1-0 W No. 7 Oklahoma State* Sept. 28 2-1 W at TCU* Oct. 5 1-0 W at Kansas* Oct. 7 3-2 W at Iowa State* Oct. 12 1-1 (2ot) T No. 20 Baylor* Oct. 18 2-0 W Oklahoma* Oct. 26 1-0 (ot) W at Texas* Oct. 31 0-2 L vs. TCU (B12Q) Nov. 10 1-2 L Princeton (NCAA1) +Penn State Invitational – University Park, Pa. ^WVU 90 Minute Classic – Morgantown, W.Va. * Big 12 Conference match

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The 2011 team made it three Big East tournament championships in five years

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Chrissie Abbott (F) Cathy Abel (M/F) Stacey Adams (GK)

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Ashley Banks (F/M) Lana Bannerman (GK) Drea Barklage (D) Greer Barnes (D) Katie Barnes (F) Leslie Barden (F) Mallory Beck (GK) Tara Berardi (GK) Morgan Betscher (F) Carolyn Blank (M) Kara Blosser (M) Hannah Boettger (D) Kim Bonilla (F) Stephanie Burgess (F) Kerri Butler (GK)

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North Olmstead, Ohio Flemington, N.J. Clifton Park, N.Y.

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James P. Clements, Ph.D. President West Virginia University

Jim Clements is West Virginia University’s 23rd president. WVU is the flagship university of West Virginia, with an internationally diverse student body of about 33,000 undergraduate and graduate students across approximately 200 degree programs in the University’s 14 constituent colleges, two divisional campuses and multiple healthcare sites. Dr. Clements chairs the boards of the West Virginia United Health System, the WVU Hospitals, and the WVU Research Corporation. In total, WVU and its affiliates represent a $2.5 billion enterprise and employ more than 20,000 people. Over the past four years, WVU has set significant records in private fundraising, enrollment, and research funding. Through WVU projects, as well public private partnerships, nearly a billion dollars of capital improvements are underway on campus, in WVU’s health care system, and in the community. Regionally, Dr. Clements is a board member of the National Energy Technology

Laboratory Regional University Alliance. He chairs the Implementation Committee of the Power of 32, a visioning initiative across 32 counties in Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. In the state, he co-chaired the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission’s Diversity Initiative Council, and co-chaired the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission’s College Completion Task Force. In addition, he serves on the board of the West Virginia Business Roundtable. On a national level, he is secretary and incoming chair of the Council of Presidents of the Association of Public Land-Grant Universities (APLU), which places him on the executive committee. He is also co-chair of the APLU Energy Forum, chair of the American Council on Education’s (ACE) Commission on Leadership, and a member of the Business Higher Education Forum that includes Fortune 500 CEOs and higher education executives. Dr. Clements was the only university president selected for a 15-member Innovation Advisory Board to the

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U.S. Department of Commerce. He was also nominated and participated in the 81st Joint Civilian Orientation Conference through the U.S. Department of Defense. Before coming to WVU, Dr. Clements served as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Towson University, the second-largest public university in Maryland. Prior to becoming provost, he served as Towson University’s vice president for economic and community outreach, and as the Robert W. Deutsch Distinguished Professor and chair of the Department of Computer and Information Sciences. Dr. Clements earned a B.S. in computer science and an M.S. and Ph.D. in operations analysis from the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), as well as an M.S. in computer science from Johns Hopkins University. The fourth edition of his project management textbook was published in four languages and used in multiple countries; the fifth edition was released in spring 2012. At WVU, Dr. Clements is a tenured professor in the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources’ Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering. He is married to Beth Clements, and they have four children - Tyler, twin daughters Hannah and Maggie, and Grace.

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Oliver Luck Director of Athletics West Virginia University Successful at each of his previous career stops, Oliver Luck continues that streak at West Virginia University. A former Mountaineer quarterback, Luck, appointed the University’s 11th Director of Athletics by President James P. Clements on June 9, 2010, has made significant strides in his first three years to enhance WVU’s role as a major player in the collegiate world. In his first year, Luck hired four head coaches, while maintaining WVU’s superior level of success. In addition to new hires, Luck oversaw the progress of major capital projects, such as the $25 million WVU basketball practice facility for men’s and women’s basketball and the women’s soccer training complex. He also fostered an atmosphere for achievement and triumph in the classroom and on the field. In year two, Luck led WVU into the Big 12 Conference, oversaw the best fundraising year in school history, implemented several safety and crowd enhancements at Mountaineer sporting events, increased overall department revenue, continued a master plan for facility upgrades and watched his football program gain its third BCS bowl victory with a recordsetting 70-33 win in the Orange Bowl. In year three, Luck oversaw the reseating of the WVU Coliseum to further increase WVU’s fundraising efforts. He added an 18th varsity sport - the return of men’s golf – teeing it up in 2015 for the first time since 1982, and he continues his tireless work on facility upgrades to keep the Mountaineers competitive in the Big 12. Luck’s athletic and professional career has been the epitome of success, first as a recordsetting quarterback for the Mountaineers from 1978-81, then as a professional quarterback for the National Football League’s Houston Oilers, and later as a professional sports executive. Luck’s journey to the big chair at WVU began in his native Cleveland, where in 1977 he was named the Cleveland Touchdown Club Player of the Year at St. Ignatius High. Luck chose WVU over Ivy League schools Harvard and Yale, embarking upon a career that saw him establish school records for touchdown passes and completions during his playing days, while also leading the Mountaineers to a 26-6 upset victory over Florida in the 1981 Peach Bowl.

His best season came as a senior in 1981 when he completed 216 of 394 passes for 2,448 yards and 16 touchdowns. He passed for a career-high 360 yards in a 27-24 loss to Syracuse at the Carrier Dome in the final regular-season game of his career. Luck ended his college career with 5,765 yards and 43 touchdown passes, both figures still ranking among the best in school history. Luck was a two-time team MVP in 1980 and 1981, and also received the Louis D. Meisel Award for the WVU football student-athlete with the highest grade point average. The two-time ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American was the recipient of Today’s Top Five, presented for scholastics by the NCAA and was selected by the National Football Foundation as one of its 10 scholar-athletes to make a keynote speech at its annual banquet in 1982. Selected in the second round of the NFL draft by the Houston Oilers (44th overall pick), Luck spent four years with the Oilers from 1982-86. His most extended action came in 1983 when he started six games and finished the season completing 124-of-217 passes for 1,375 yards and eight touchdowns. After retiring from football, Luck became vice president of business development for the NFL and later was appointed general manager of the Frankfurt Galaxy of the newly created World League of American Football. He spent the ’95 season as general manager of the Rhein Fire before being named President and CEO of NFL Europe in 1996. Luck totaled more than 10 years with the NFL, before becoming chief executive officer of the Harris CountyHouston Sports Authority in 2001. In that role, Luck oversaw the development and management of a $1 billion professional sports and entertainment complex for the city of Houston that included Minute Maid Park, home of the Houston Astros, Reliant Stadium, home of the Houston Texans, the Toyota Center, home of the Houston Rockets, Comets and Aeros and the Livestock Show and Rodeo. In 2005, Luck was appointed as the first president of Major League Soccer’s Houston Dynamos, helping that organization to a pair of MLS Cup titles in his first two years at the helm. Luck secured the funding for an $80 million

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soccer complex to house the Dynamos when the call came to return to his alma mater. BBVA Compass Stadium was built and opened in 2012 adding to Luck’s legacy with the professional soccer team, and the overall Houston sports facility complexes. He returned in May, 2012 for the opening ceremony of the soccer stadium that he fought so hard for. Prior to his current position at WVU, Luck was appointed to a four-year term on the West Virginia University Board of Governors, a spot he relinquished to become director of athletics. The Rhodes Scholar finalist graduated Phi Beta Kappa from WVU in 1982. He also earned a law degree from Texas, graduating cum laude in 1987. In 1997, Luck was inducted into the West Virginia University Sports Hall of Fame, and in 2000, he was inducted into the CoSIDA Academic All-America Hall of Fame. “It’s an incredible honor for me to be the athletic director at my alma mater,” said Luck. “I care deeply about this school, and WVU is truly one of the outstanding land-grant universities in the country. I am so pleased to be a part of the leadership team assembled under President Clements at a dynamic and strategic time in its history.” He is married to the former Kathy Wilson. They have two sons and two daughters: Andrew, a former All-American quarterback and two-time Heisman Trophy finalist at Stanford and No. 1 overall pick of the 2012 NFL draft by the Indianapolis Colts; Mary Ellen, a senior volleyball player at Stanford; Emily, a sophomore at Stanford and Addison, who attends Morgantown High.

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Harry Stansbury

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Roy “Legs” Hawley

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Robert “Red” Brown

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Richard Martin

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Media Services The West Virginia University sports communications office will be available throughout the entire 2013 women’s soccer season to accommodate any media requests. The following are some guidelines that should make it easy for media members to cover the West Virginia women’s soccer team. Any additional questions should be directed to the women’s soccer contact.

Credentials Photographers and media members who wish to cover a match at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium should contact women’s soccer contact (304-293-2821) at least 24 hours in advance. Photographers may shoot in the four corners of the field, excluding the team bench areas. On the endlines, photographers are permitted only in the area between the sidelines and the edges of the 18-yard box.

Gameday Parking is free in the Shell Building parking lot, located next to the Mountaineer Track. Complete statistics are provided to all working media at halftime and postgame. Requested team members and coach Izzo-Brown will be available for interviews following a 15-minute grace period.

Directions to Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium From I-68 Take the Pierpont Road (mile marker 7) exit and follow signs toward the football stadium by heading West onto WV 857. At second traffic light, turn left (south) on US 119. Drive up a steep hill; the Morgantown airport will be on your left. Continue straight past several car dealerships and at the second light turn right onto WV 705. Turn left at the sixth traffic light onto Van Voorhis Road. The road becomes Patteson Drive when crossing University Avenue. Proceed up Patteson to the light at Jerry West Boulevard. Go straight at the light into the Coliseum parking lots. Turn right on to Gale Catlett Drive. Parking for soccer is available in the Shell Building lot. Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium is located below the Shell Building lot.

Game Services The sports communications staff will be at your service throughout the match. All working media will be provided with game programs, rosters, media guides and other pertinent information. Computer-generated statistics will be available at halftime and at the match’s conclusion. Press seating is located in the media booth of the Bill Maloney Press Box. Wireless internet access is available for working media members.

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From I-79 Take the Star City/WVU (mile marker 155) exit and follow signs to West Virginia University, heading south on US 19 and across the Star City Bridge. Proceed up Monongahela Boulevard past Texas Roadhouse. Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium is just ahead on the right. Parking is available in the Shell Building lot (next to Mountaineer Track). During the Week Any member of the media wishing to interview a player or member of the coaching staff during the week should contact West Virginia women’s soccer contact (304-2932821), at least 24 hours in advance. Cell phone numbers will not be made available and all WVU student-athletes have been instructed to not conduct interviews without prior approval of the sports communications staff. Receiving Information Media members may receive WVU women’s soccer press releases, notes and more via email. To receive such press releases, game recaps and more, simply email your requests the women’s soccer contact.

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WVUsports.com WVUsports.com is the place for media and fans to go for the latest on Mountaineer women’s soccer. In 2013, streamed audio and video broadcasts will be available on WVU’s official athletic website. Live stats are also available to keep track of every score and save. Game releases are made available in PDF format one day prior to gameday. Player and coaching staff bios are available at the click of a finger by going to WVUsports.com. Updated following each game, WVUsports.com is your place to find the latest statistics for Mountaineer women’s soccer. Not only will you find this season’s stats, but you will also be able to find the WVU record book for some historical perspective. Big 12 Media Services The Big 12 Conference maintains its website at Big12Sports.com. Complete information on the league and member schools is available. The site boasts original content from throughout the Conference along with several video broadcasts, including a weekly magazine show - The Big 12 Report. In soccer, scores throughout the league and standings are updated as games are final. Big 12 conference and team statistics are updated no later than the following morning. Media can access PDF files of the conference release, statistics and soccer record book. The Conference is comprised of 10 institutions, with many having shared traditional rivalries throughout their histories. Member universities will include – Baylor, Iowa State, Kansas, Kansas State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, TCU, Texas, Texas Tech and West Virginia. Kansas State, however, does not field a women’s soccer program.

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Sports Information The West Virginia University sports communication office is located in the WVU Coliseum near the Red Gate. The main sports communications office is located on the second floor of the Coliseum. Mailing Address Sports Communications Office West Virginia University P.O. Box 0877 Morgantown, WV 26507-0877 Overnight Shipping Address WVU Sports Communications 3450 Monongahela Blvd., Room 217 Morgantown, WV 26506 Phone Information Office: 304-293-2821 Fax: 304-293-4105 Press Box: 304-293-6480

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Michael Fragale

Assistant Athletic Director, Communications

Bryan Messerly

Sports Information Director

Joe Swan

Sports Publications Director

John Antonik

Director of New Media

Mike Montoro

Director of Football Communications

Katie Kane

Associate Sports Information Director

Shannon McNamara

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Grant Dovey

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Lisa Ammons

Business Manager

Cheryl Maust

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Amy Prunty

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Nick Arthur

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