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Centenary College Athletics Our Athletic Philosophy
Every coach’s mission is to provide the student-athlete with a competitive program and the opportunity to achieve excellence individually or as part of a team. The phrase “the teaching coach,” committed to the students, best describes our philosophy while maintaining a strong academic profile.
General Information Table of Contents Athletics Information Media Information Administrative Staff Athletic Training/Conditioning
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2013 Women’s Soccer Women’s Soccer Team Info Head Coach Kevin Davies Assistant Coaches Season Preview 2013 Schedule 2013 Roster
6 7-9 10-11 12-13 14 15
2013 Player Information Seniors 16-18 Juniors 19-26 Sophomores 27-30 Newcomers 31-32 History Career Records Single-Season Records 2010 Championship Team Costa Rica Trip
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Additional Information Athletic Turf Fund
Centenary College Mission Statement Centenary College is a community of learners distinguished by a diverse student body, a dedicated faculty and staff, and stimulating educational opportunities. Centenary College is committed to a quality liberal arts and career studies education with a substantial international dimension to engage students in learning and prepare them for satisfying careers, successful lives, community service and lifelong intellectual pursuits.
As coaches, we serve as both educators and leaders. Centenary’s goal is to maximize the human potential of our student-athletes. Our holistic approach stresses the fundamentals of the games we play as well as the values of responsibility, discipline, and commitment. We know that these principles will translate into victories, but more importantly, they will develop young people with character. Those who compete and graduate become true champions, for they will understand what it means to be committed to excellence.
About Our Athletic Program
At Centenary College we nurture and encourage true competitive integrity. Our school adheres to a strict code of conduct from the recruiting process all the way to the NCAA Championships. Our coaches, administrators and staff members all take an active role in monitoring and insuring our compliance with all NCAA, Conference and College regulations. Centenary sponsors 13 men’s and women’s teams at the Division III level, and our athletic department continues to grow. We remain committed to developing our athletic department into one of the best small-college programs in the country. With the help of our dedicated coaches, staff and student-athletes we can see that dream come to reality. As a student-athlete, we will ask you to represent the College’s intercollegiate athletics program both on and off the field with integrity, professionalism and competitiveness. During your years at Centenary, you will be asked to make sacrifices, but these sacrifices will be well rewarded by relationships and memories that will stay with you for a lifetime.
Media Information Note to the Media:
The Centenary College athletic department welcomes all members of the press and other media outlets to attend any and all athletic events. Please contact the sports information office at least 24 hours prior to any athletic event for information and access to the event.
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The Centenary College Sports Information Office will provide all press releases, box scores, and statistics online at www.centenarycyclones.com. Fans and media outlets can also sign up for sport-specific news updates at www.centenarycyclones.com/news.
The 2013 Womenâ€™s Soccer Media Guide was written, designed, and edited by the Sports Information Office at Centenary College. All photos are courtesy of Centenary College Athletics and Lors Studio Photography.
Quick Facts General Information
Location...........................................Hackettstown, N.J. Founded................................................................1867 Enrollment............................................................2,694 Colors............................................Navy Blue and Gray Nickname........................................................Cyclones Affiliation............................................NCAA Division III Conferences.........Colonial States Athletic Conference ............................Eastern College Athletic Conference President.......................Dr. Barbara-Jayne Lewthwaite Athletic Director.................................Billie Jo Blackwell
Director of Athletics Billie Jo Blackwell
Associate Athletic Director Josh Huber
Athletic Academic Advisor/SWA Iris Correa
Assistant to the Director of Athletics J.J. Cusick
Athletics Facility Manager Dinu Dan
Head Athletic Trainer Dana Baffuto
Associate Athletic Trainer Kevin Davies
Assistant Athletic Trainer Eddie Giroux
School Phone Directory........................(908)-852-1400 Athletic Department.............................................x2297 Athletic Department Fax.......................(908)-813-8295 Office of Admissions............................................x2217 College Website.................www.centenarycollege.edu Athletics Website.............www.centenarycyclones.com Athletics E-Mail..........email@example.com
Sports Information Director.....................Jeff Scarpone Office Phone..............................(908)-852-1400 x2296 Cell Phone............................................(484)-620-6346 E-Mail.......................firstname.lastname@example.org
Social Media Information
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Athletics Equipment Manager Matt Klank
Athletic Recruiting Coordinator Keith Oâ€™Connor
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Athletic Training and Conditioning The Sports Medicine program at Centenary College provides students with an opportunity to participate in intercollegiate athletics in the safest and healthiest way possible. A well-rounded program for student-athletes directed toward the prevention, evaluation, management and rehabilitation of athletic injuries is enhanced by team physician Dr. Mike Kelly and orthopedic surgeons Dr. Louis Rizio and Dr. Robert A Defalco. The athletic training staff includes Head Athletic Trainer Dana Baffuto, Associate Athletic Trainer Kevin Davies and Assistant Athletic Trainer Eddie Giroux. The fitness center, located in the John M. Reeves Student Recreation Center, gives Centenary students and student-athletes a safe workout environment where they can improve their agility, speed, flexibility, strength and conditioning. Using the fitness center gives each athlete a chance to improve their overall fitness, therefore making them more competitive in their sport of choice. In 2006, the fitness center was expanded to include a separate cardio room as well as the weight machine and free weight areas. The renovation also brought in brand new state-of-the-art strength and fitness equipment that should fill all our student-athlete’s seasonal fitness needs.
2013 Women’s Soccer Coaching Staff
Head Coach..............................Kevin Davies Alma Mater....................East Stroudsburg ‘97 Career Record........130-114-17 (14 seasons) Centenary Record..130-114-17 (14 seasons) Phone Number............(908)-852-1400 x2292 E-mail..........email@example.com Assistant Coach......................Kirsten Byrnes Alma Mater...............................St. Peter’s ‘97 Assistant Coach.....................Jonna DeFalco Alma Mater....................................Rowan ‘00 Phone Number............(908) 852-1400 x2298 E-mail.......firstname.lastname@example.org Assistant Coach....................Rachel Laraway Alma Mater...............................Duquesne ‘11 Phone Number............(908) 852-1400 x2298 E-mail..........email@example.com
2013 Team Information
2012 Overall Record..............................7-9-2 2012 CSAC Record/Finish........6-4-1 (6th of 12) Letterwinners Returning/Lost..................15/6 Starters Returning/Lost.............................9/2 Newcomers...................................................3
Several Cyclones earned post season accolades in 2011, including Brittany Overland who was named the CSAC Player of the year to go with her First Team All-Conference placement. Along with Overland on the All-CSAC First Team were Tatiana Kingston and Kristyn Lehmann. Earning Second Team All-CSAC honors were Caitlin Veverka and Sara Smith. Alyssa Hackelberg received All-Conference Honorable Mention and Arille Hamilton was placed on the CSAC All-Sportsmanship Team.
Head coach Kevin Davies opens his 15th season at the helm of Centenary’s women’s soccer program in 2013. Under his guidance, the team has become a force in the Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) and the region. Davies has guided the Cyclones to a 54-35-11 over the past five seasons while posting a 37-12-4 conference record in that time. During this time Centenary has made five CSAC Tournament appearances, including a CSAC Championship in 2010. 2012 was a season highlighted by the Centenary defense. The Cyclones recorded six shutouts while yielding one or fewer goals ten times as Coach Davies’ team finished 7-9-2 overall and 6-4-2 in CSAC play. Sophomore Laura Potter led the Cyclones with 15 goals and 31 points, while senior Tatiana Kingston once again controlled the field for Centenary from her midfield post. Kingston finished the year with five goals and seven assists to help the Cyclones reach the CSAC Tournament. The 2012 season saw the Cyclones score 16 goals in a two game stretch as Centenary posted 9-0 and 7-0 wins over CSAC opponents Cedar Crest and Baptist Bible respectively. While the Cyclones season ended in a 2-0 loss at Neumann University in the CSAC Tournament first round, nine members Coach Davies’ squad earned postseason honors. Potter and Kingston were named to the All-CSAC First Team at forward and midfield respectively, while Nikki Crowley made the first team as a defender. Freshmen Kristen Brown and Zanetta Cheng were named All-CSAC Honorable Mention on defense, while Kelley Carvalho and Sara Smith were named Honorable Mention as midfielders. Rounding out the Honorable Mention honorees are Becky Camp and Samantha Sysak as forwards. In 2011, the Centenary women found themselves in a familiar situation - the CSAC Tournament semifinals in a penalty kick shootout after regulation and two overtime periods could not provide a winner. The Cyclones fell this time to Neumann, yet the season was filled with accomplishments. Centenary posted a record of 11-5-3, 9-22 in CSAC play and advanced once again to the CSAC Tournament. The third seeded Cyclones defeated Baptist Bible College 6-0 in the first round game to advance to the semifinals vs. Neumann. Along the way, Coach Davies’ team ran off an eight game unbeaten streak (Sept. 21-Oct. 15) which included a five game shutout streak.
The Cyclones’ 2010 campaign began with Davies winning his 100th career game as head coach of Centenary, thanks to a 9-0 defeat of Old Westbury. After a loss to Cabrini that left the team 6-7, CC closed the regular season on a six-game winning streak, including a 1-0 doubleovertime win over Montclair State, the program’s first-ever victory against the Red Hawks. Centenary tied the program-record in conference victories, going 8-2 to earn the third-seed in the CSAC. After defeating Neumann in doubleOT, 2-1, CC tied second-seeded Marywood 2-2 and advanced to the championship game thanks to a 7-6 advantage in penalty kicks. The Lady Cyclones became the first Centenary program to host a conference championship, where it took on fifth-seed Immaculata. After tying the Mighty Macs 1-1, CC earned the CSAC Championship and its first-ever NCAA Tournament berth with a 4-3 edge in penalty kicks. In the NCAA Tournament, CC battled No. 16 Dickinson to a 1-1 tie and again went to penalty kicks, where this time the Cyclones fell, 4-2, ending their season. Jazmine Farrell received First Team All-CSAC and Second Team NSCAA Mid-Atlantic All-Regional and five other Cyclones earned AllConference awards, including Tatiana Kingston, who took home Second Team honors after setting a program record with 14 assists. After winning nine games in 2008, the Lady Cyclones improved to 14 wins in 2009, with five losses and one tie. The team matched their 2008 Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) mark of 7-2-1 to place third in the conference. Centenary advanced to the semifinals where it fell at Cabrini. Because of their successful regular season, the Lady Cyclones earned a berth to the ECAC South Tournament as the sixth-seed, falling at third-seeded Swarthmore, 3-0. Davies coached nine student-athletes to CSAC postseason awards, including First Team honors for juniors Kelley Michanczyk, Bianca Santulli and Farrell. In 2008, Centenary finished 9-9-2, including a 7-2-1 conference mark. The Lady Cyclones defeated Immaculata 1-0 in the opening round of the CSAC Tournament, before falling to Gwynedd-Mercy, 1-0, in the semifinals. Five student-athletes received All-Conference honors, and Santulli was named to the NSCAA/adidas Third Team All-Mid-Atlantic-Region.
Davies guided Centenary to a 14-6-2 mark in 2007, including an 8-1-1 record in the Pennsylvania Athletic Conference (PAC). The Lady Cyclones earned a berth into the conference tournament, reaching the championship game before falling to Eastern, 1-0. Davies’ squad then was chosen as the second seed in the ECAC Metro Region Tournament. Centenary shut out the College of Staten Island (5-0) and Rutgers-Camden (2-0) to reach the championship game, where it fell to Stevens, 5-1. Six student-athletes were named to the PAC All-Conference teams, including First Team honors for Tanya DiDonna, who also earned NSCAA All-Mid Atlantic Region Third Team honors and was selected as Centenary College’s Woman of the Year by the New Jersey Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for Women. Over his 14 seasons at Centenary (1999-present), Davies has amassed a career record of 130-114-17. In four seasons in the CSAC, his team has a mark of 37-12-5. The Cyclones have made nine postseason appearances during his time with the program. Since coming to Centenary, he has taken the women’s soccer program to the next level, continually filling the schedule with high quality opponents. The Cyclones have developed an exciting style of soccer, one that makes it enjoyable for fans to watch and very competitive for team members to play.
Kirsten Brynes enters her first season as assistant coach in 2013.
A native of Neath, South Wales, Davies began playing at the semi-professional level at the age of 16 for Briton Ferry Athletic in the Welsh National League. He then moved to the U.S. in 1994 to attend East Stroudsburg University and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Medicine and Athletic Training. While at ESU he played his freshman year for the very successful men’s program at the tender age of 34 before becoming the assistant women’s coach. Davies has also coached with the New Jersey ODP (Olympic Development Program) He currently holds a USSF ’A’ coaching license, while supporting numerous youth soccer clubs around the Hackettstown area.
Byrnes owns a bachelor’s and two master’s degrees, as well as a doctorate degree in clinical psychology from Long Island University. Currently, Byrnes is an adjunct professor of psychology at the College of St. Elizabeth and Hudson County Community College.
Byrnes will serve as the goalkeepers coach for the Cyclones. She has 13 years of training and coaching experience with goalkeepers, most recently at Net Edge Training, LLC from 2011-12. Byrnes has coached collegiately as NCAA Division I St. Peter’s and Middlesex County College.
Besides his coaching duties at Centenary, he is one of the college’s athletic trainers. He resides in Hackettstown with his wife Stacy and their two children, Raegan and Shayne.
Jonna DeFalco joined the Centenary College women’s soccer staff as an assistant in August 2013. DeFalco arrives in Hackettstown after serving as the head varsity girl’s soccer coach at Gill St. Bernard’s School since 2004. During her nine years at Gill St. Bernard’s, she led the Knights to 100 victories and helped start the school’s first junior varsity girl’s soccer program. From 2005-11, DeFalco was a youth coach and administrator with the Stronghold Soccer Club, where she helped to organize team and individual training sessions. DeFalco also served as head women’s soccer coach at Middlesex County College for three seasons (2002-04). DeFalco was a scholar athlete and four-year member of the Rowan University women’s soccer team. She graduated with a degree in psychology in 2000 and earned her M. Ed. in athletic counseling from Springfield College in 2003.
2013 Season Preview With the preseason underway, the Centenary College women’s soccer team is preparing for a return to the NCAA Division III Tournament for the first time since 2010.
The 2013 season is the first for Assistant Coach Rachel Laraway at Centenary College. Laraway is a 2011 graduate of Duquesne University where she was a member of the Dukes’ NCAA Division I soccer program for four years. She owns a bachelor’s degree in international relations from the university. As the assistant varsity girl’s soccer coach at West Morris High School in 2011, Laraway scouted opponents and assisted with game day planning and preparation. She also has experience as the head junior varsity girl’s lacrosse coach at Quaker Valley High School in Leetsdale, Pa., for one season.
The Cyclones were chosen to finish six in the Colonial States Athletic Conference preseason poll, but were just five points behind thirdplace Rosemont in the tightly-packed top portion of the league. Centenary boasts a veteran roster as 15 of the 18 student-athletes have experience competing at the collegiate level and in the CSAC Championship Tournament. 15th-year Head Coach Kevin Davies has led the team to the league tournament each year since joining the CSAC in 2007 and guided the team to a conference crown in 2010. A pair of First-Team All-CSAC standouts return as leading scorer Laura Potter (Gilboa, N.Y./GilboaConesville) and shutdown defender Nikki Crowley (Flanders, N.J./Mount Olive) enter their junior seasons. Potter finished second in the league and 59th in all of NCAA Division III with 15 goals last fall and has totaled 45 points during her first two years on campus. Crowley, who has started 33-of-35 matches during her career, leads a veteran core of defenders that features three additional returners. Senior Kristen Brown (Oak Ridge, N.J./Jefferson) played in all 18 games, while junior Allie Molinaro (Scotch Farms, N.J./ Scotch Farms-Plainsfield) and Zanetta Cheng (Randolph, N.J./Randolph) will provide additional depth to the backfield.
2013 Season Preview
Junior goalkeeper Megan Williams (Glenside, Pa./Abington) is expected to be back in net after posting a 1.26 goals-against average and five shutouts last season. Williams will be pushed for time in net by classmate Nikki Gillis (Howell, N.J./Howell). The Cyclones were the CSACâ€™s top scoring team last fall (2.67 goals per game) and most of that scoring punch is back in 2013. Junior forward Samantha Sysak (Bayonne, N.J./Holy Family Academy) ranked second on the team with seven goals, while classmate Becky Camp (Bedford, N.J./Middletown North) tallied 13 total points. Seniors Kelley Jane Carvalho (Roselle, N.J./Roselle Catholic) and Amira Guerrero (Fort Lee, N.J./Fort Lee) and sophomore Lorraine Dedrick (Trumbull, Conn./Trumbull) will all be expected to add to the offense from the midfield position. Once again, the CSAC will feature competitive balance in the top half with the Cyclones battling a number of teams expected to push for the top spot in the league tournament, which begins November 4. Centenary opens the season August 30 as it hosts the Cyclone Kickoff Classic for the second-straight year. The Cyclones face Carthage during the opening day of competition and matchup with Drew August 31. The tournament is held in the memory of Brittany Emerald Paes, a native of the same hometown as Potter, who tragically passed away in an accident in June 2012.
Date Aug. 30 Aug. 31 Sept. 7 Sept. 11 Sept. 14 Sept. 18 Sept. 21 Sept. 25 Sept. 28 Oct. 1 Oct. 3 Oct. 9 Oct. 12 Oct. 16 Oct. 19 Oct. 26 Oct. 28 Oct. 31 Nov. 4 Nov. 6 Nov. 9
Opponent Carthage^ Elizabethtown^ at Montclair State William Paterson at Moravian at Richard Stockton Neumann* at Rosemont* at Gwynedd-Mercy* Marywood* at Cedar Crest* at Keystone* Notre Dame of Maryland* at Cairn* Cabrini* Immaculata* at St. Josephâ€™s (LI) at Baptist Bible* CSAC Tournament Quarterfinal CSAC Tournament Semifinal CSAC Tournament Championship
Home Games are in BOLD
Time 4:00 PM 4:00 PM 1:00 PM 4:00 PM 1:00 PM 6:00 PM 12:00 PM 4:00 PM 12:00 PM 3:00 PM 4:00 PM 3:00 PM 2:00 PM 4:00 PM 1:00 PM 12:00 PM 5:00 PM 3:30 PM TBA TBA TBA
* - Denotes CSAC Opponent ^ - Cyclone Kickoff Classic
2013 Women’s Soccer Roster
Year Pos. Ht.
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 11 12 16 19 20 21 22 23 25
Jr. Jr. Sr. Jr. So. Jr. Sr. Jr. Jr. Jr. Sr. So. Jr. So. Fr. Fr. So. Jr.
Howell, N.J./Howell Glenside, Pa./Abington Roselle, N.J./Roselle Catholic Peapack, N.J./Bernards Wyckoff, N.J./Ramapo Gilboa, N.Y./Gilboa- Conesville Fort Lee, N.J./Fort Lee Belford, N.J./Middletown North Flanders, N.J./Mount Olive Scotch Plains, N.J./Scotch Plains-Fanwood Oak Ridge, N.J./Jefferson Randolph, N.J./Randolph Bayonne, N.J./Holy Family Academy Mechanicsburg, Pa./Cumberland Valley Manorville, N.Y./Eastport South Manor Maple Shade, N.J./Maple Shade Trumbull, Conn./Trumbull Pittstown, N.J./North Hunterdon
Nikki Gillis Megan Williams Kelley Jane Carvalho Daisy Bazan Jaclyn LaGuardia Laura Potter Amira Guerrero Becky Camp Nikki Crowley Allie Molinaro Kristen Brown Zanetta Cheng Samantha Sysak Becky D’Angelo Korin Karszen Katie Hann Lorraine Dedrick Cara Holmes
GK GK M M/F M/D F M/D M/F D D D D/M F M/F M/F D M/D M
5-4 5-5 5-1 5-4 5-3 5-4 5-5 5-7 5-7 5-6 5-4 5-7 5-3 5-2 5-5 5-3 5-7 5-6
2012 (Junior): Played in 18 games, started in 13...attempted 6 shots...All-CSAC Honorable Mention...CSAC All-Academic Team. 2011 (Sophomore): Played at County College of Morris...scored one goal for Titans, totaling two points...became County College of Morris Scholar Athlete 2010 ( Freshman): Played at County College of Morris...played on defense in all 14 games for CCM
Roster Breakdown By Position
Forwards (2) - Potter, Sysak
Seniors (3) - Brown, Carvalho, Guerrero
Midfielders (9) - Bazan, Camp, Carvalho, D’Angelo, Dedrick, Guerrero, Holmes, Karszen, LaGuardia
Juniors (9) - Bazan, Camp, Crowley, Gillis, Holmes, Molinaro, Potter, Sysak, Williams
Defenders (5) - Brown, Cheng, Crowley, Hann, Molinaro
Sophomores (4) - Cheng, D’Angelo, Dedrick, LaGuardia
Goalkeepers (2) - Gillis, Williams
Freshmen (2) - Hann, Karszen
High School & Personal Data: Transfer from the County College of Morris...played soccer all four years at Jefferson Township High School...also played basketball for three years at JTHS...majoring in education
Brown’s Career Stats
Year GP 2012 18 Total 18
G 0 0
A 0 0
Pts. 0 0
Shots 6 6
2012 (Junior): Played and started in a total of 18 games...Contributing to the Cyclones with 1 goal and 4 assists...All-CSAC Honorable Mention... CSAC All-Sportsmanship Team...CSAC All-Academic Team. 2011 (Sophomore): Played in a total of 15 games and started in 8 of them. Contributed to the Cyclones with 1 assist...CSAC All-Academic recipient. 2010 (Freshman): Appeared in nine games…attempted two shots on goal…CSAC All-Academic Team. High School and Personal Data: Played four years of varsity soccer at Roselle Catholic High School…named Team MVP…elected to all-conference and all-county teams her junior and senior seasons…also ran winter and spring track in high school
Carvalho’s Career Stats
Year GP 2010 9 2011 15 2012 18 Total 42
G 0 0 1 1
A 0 1 4 5
Pts. 0 1 6 7
Shots 2 3 18 23
2012 (Junior): Appeared in 15 games...scoring 2 goals and 1 assist...Cyclone of the Week (10/15/2012)...CSAC All-Academic Team 2011 (Sophomore): Played in a total of 7 games...CSAC All-Academic recipient. 2010 (Freshman): Appeared in five games…scored one goal…attempted one shot…also played appeared in net as a goalie for one game…CSAC All-Academic Team. High School and Personal Data: Played four years of soccer at Fort Lee High School…Honorable Mention AllLeague…ran winter and spring track in high school
Guerrero’s Career Stats
Year GP 2010 5 2011 7 2012 15 Total 27
G 1 0 2 3
A 0 0 1 1
Pts. 2 0 5 7
Shots 1 3 8 12
2012 (Sophmore): Played in 18 goals, started in 17... Contributed to the Cyclones with 4 goals and 5 assists... All-CSAC Honorable Mention...CSAC All-Academic Team.
2012 (Sophmore): Played in a total of 18 games, startin in 17 of them...attempted 4 shots on goal...2012 Brittany Emerald Paes Trophy Recipient...First Team All-Conference.
2011 (Freshman): Played in a total of 13 games. Contributed to the Cyclones with 1 goal...CSAC All-Academic
2011 (Freshman): Played in a total of 17 games and
started 16 of them. Contributed to the Cyclones with three assists.
High School and Personal Data: Played four years of varsity soccer at Middletown North High School…named
High School and Personal Data: Played four years
captain during her junior and senior seasons…also a four-
of varsity soccer at Mt. Olive High School…elected as
time varsity spring track member where she earned the
Team MVP, Second Team All-County, and First Team
400 IH and 4x400 Medals…served as a member of the
All-Conference during her senior season…named the
National Honor Society in high school
“unsung hero” by her team following her junior season
Camp’s Career Stats
Year GP 2011 13 2012 18 Total 31
G 1 4 5
A 0 5 5
Pts. 2 13 15
Shots 4 36 40
Crowley’s Career Stats
Year GP 2011 17 2012 18 Total 35
G 0 0 0
A 3 0 3
Pts. 3 0 3
Shots 9 11 20
2012 (Sophmore): Played in one game as a goalie and two games as a position player...CSAC All-Academic
2012 (Sophmore): Played in 18 games, started in 16... contributed to the Cyclones with two assists.
2011 (Freshman): Played in three games and started in one... Contributed to the Cyclones this season with four saves and one shutout...CSAC All-Academic recipient.
High School and Personal Data: Played four years of varsity soccer at Howell High School…named captain her
2011 (Freshman): Played in a total of three games this season.
High School and Personal Data: Two year starter at North Hunterdon High School…played on the Tewksbury Soccer Academy’s U17 Trinidad squad
senior season…also played freshman and J.V. lacrosse during high school
Year 2011 2012 Total
GP 4 1 5
Gillis’ Career Stats Minutes 180:00 22:36 202:36
GA GAA Saves Save % 2 1.00 4 .667 0 0.00 0 .000 2 0.95 4 .667
Year 2011 2012 Total
GP 3 18 21
Holmes’ Career Stats G 0 0 0
A 0 2 2
Pts. 0 2 2
Shots 1 12 13
2012 (Sophmore): Played in 9 games and started in 6 of
2012 (Sophmore): Played in 18 games and started in 15
them...Attempting 4 shots...CSAC All-Academic Team.
of them...Contributed to the Cyclones with 15 goals and 1 assist...Three time Cyclone of the Week...Two time CSAC
2011 (Freshman): Played in 16 games and started in 14 of them...CSAC All-Academic recipient.
Weekly Honor Roll recipient...First Team All-Conference. 2011 (Freshman): Played and started in 18 games. Scored a total of 5 goals and had 3 assists this season.
High School and Personal Data: Played as a defender for varsity soccer at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School…served as a starting defender for the U-18 Parma “Spirito” team with the Victory Soccer Academy
High School and Personal Data: Played four years of varsity soccer for Gilboa-Conesville Central School… named to the Delaware League First Team three consecutive years…recognized to the Daily Star First-Team AllStars and N.Y. State First-Team All-Stars her senior year… Also played two years of basketball and softball in high school
Molinaro’s Career Stats
Year GP 2011 16 2012 9 Total 25
G 0 0 0
A 0 0 0
Pts. 0 0 0
Shots 3 4 7
Potter’s Career Stats
Year GP 2011 18 2012 18 Total 36
G 5 15 20
A 4 1 5
Pts. 14 31 45
Shots 30 71 101
2012 (Sophmore): Played in 18 games and started in 5 of them...scored 7 goals and had 1 assist...All-CSAC Honorable Mention...CSAC All-Academic Team. 2011 ( Freshman): Played in 17 games and started in 8 of them. Scored a total of 5 goals for he Cyclones this season...CSAC All-Academic recipient. High School and Personal Data: Four year varsity starter in soccer at Holy Family Academy…served as captain her senior year...finished high school career with 70 goals and 31 assists…received the HFA Marissa Minisci Memorial Award her after freshman campaign and the HFA Coaches Award her following her junior season…Nominated as a two-time NJGSCA All-State Recipient, HCIAA All-Hudson First Team, HCIAA All-County First Team, and a three-time HCIAA Coaches Selection Second Team…also played as a three-year starter for the basketball team where she was named captain her senior season…member of the U.S. Parma Victory Soccer Academy Baltimore March Madness Tournament Championship team, Philadelphia MSSL Showcase Winner, U.S. Club Championship team, Coumbia Invitational Tournament Championship team, and the Lititz Showcase Co-Championship Team.
Sysak’s Career Stats
Year GP 2011 17 2012 18 Total 35
G 5 7 12
A 0 1 1
Pts. 10 15 25
Shots 15 27 42
2012 (Sophmore): Played and started in a total of 17 games...Contributed the Cyclones with 6 wins, 53 saves and 5 shutouts...Cyclone of the week (9/24/12)...CSAC AllAcademic Team. 2011 (Freshman): Played in a total of 9 games and started in 7. Contributed to four wins with 26 saves and 5 shutouts in the season. High School and Personal Data: Played four years of varsity soccer for Abington High School…also played two years of varsity volleyball…studying secondary education in hopes of becoming a high school history teacher
Year 2011 2012 Total
Williams’ Career Stats
GP 9 17 9
Minutes 695:00 1425:04 2120:042
GA GAA 2 0.26 20 1.26 22 0.93
Saves Save % 26 .929 53 .726 79 .782
2012 (Freshman): Played in 13 games, starting in 11 of
2012 (Freshman): Played in 13 games, starting in one of
them...Attempting 1 shot...All-Csac Honorabl Mention...
them...Contributing to the Cyclones with one goal.
CSAC All-Academic Team. High School and Personal Data: played both soccer and High School and Personal Data: Played two years of
basketball at Cumberland Valley High School...majoring in
soccer at Randolph...also played two years of basketball...
majoring in accounting
Cheng’s Career Stats
Year GP G A 2012 13 0 0 Total 13 0 0
Pts. 0 0
Shots 1 1
D’Angelo’s Career Stats
Year GP 2012 13 Total 13
G 1 1
A 0 0
Pts. 2 2
Shots 15 15
2012 (Freshman): Played in 17 goals and started in 16 of them...Contributing to the Cyclones the 3 goals and 2 assists...CSAC All-Academic Team
2012 (Freshman): Played in a total of 11 games, starting
High School and Personal Data: Played four years of soccer at Trumbull High School...also ran indoor track for two years...undecided on major
High School and Personal Data: Played three years of
Dedrickâ€™s Career Stats
Year GP G A 2012 17 3 2 Total 17 3 2
Pts. 8 8
Shots 31 31
in three of them...Scoring one goal.
soccer at Ramapo High School...undecided major
LaGuardiaâ€™s Career Stats
Year GP 2012 11 Total 11
G 1 1
A 0 0
Pts. 2 2
Shots 4 4
High School and Personal Data: First-year member of the Centenary College women’s soccer team after transferring from Raritan Valley Community College…competed for the Bernards High School soccer team for three seasons…Also participated in basketball and track & field for two years…criminal justice major
High School and Personal Data: Four-year varsity member of the Eastport South Manor Senior High School soccer team...captained the squad during her senior season…played travel soccer for Massapequa Elite, which ranked fifth in NYE…majoring in sociology
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High School and Personal Data: Participated in soccer for four years at Maple Shade High School, including three with the varsity team…played on the Maple Shade Township boy’s U16 team during sophomore year in high school…sport management major at Centenary
Centenary College Athletics
Single Season Records
Career Records Goals (Top 10)
1) Jess Sikora - 72 (‘02-’05) 2) Jenn Hughes - 50 (‘99-’01) 3) Clare Johnson - 43 (‘04-’07) 4) Caitlin Veverka - 41 (‘08-’11) 5) Jazmine Farrell - 37 (‘09-’10) 6) Tanya DiDonna - 32 (‘04-’07) 7) Brittany Overland - 25 (‘08-’11) 8) Michele Barone - 23 (‘02-’04) 9) Sam Vanni - 20 (‘07-’10) Laura Potter - 20 (‘11-Pres.)
Assists (Top 10)
1) Brittany Overland - 19 (‘08-’11) 2) Tatiana Kingston - 18 (‘10-’11) Michelle Barone - 18 (‘02-’05) 4) Tanya DiDonna - 17 (‘04-’07) 5) Kiti Ovaskainen - 16 (‘06-’09) Jess Sikora - 16 (‘02-’05) 7) Bianca Santulli - 15 (‘07-’10) 8) Clare Johnson - 14 (‘04-’07) 9) Sam Vanni - 13 (‘07-’10) Jenn Hughes - 13 (‘99-’01)
Points (Top 10)
1) Jess Sikora - 160 (‘02-’05) 2) Jenn Hughes - 113 (‘99-’01) 3) Clare Johnson - 100 (‘04-’07) 4) Caitlin Veverka - 92 (‘08-’11) 5) Jazmine Farrell - 86 (‘09-’10) 6) Tanya DiDonna - 81 (‘04-’07) 7) Brittany Overland - 69 (‘08-’11) 8) Michele Barone - 64 (‘02-’05) 9) Sam Vanni - 53 (‘07-’10) 10) Bianca Santulli - 51 (‘07-’10)
Goals (Top 10)
Saves (Top 5)
1) Michelle Burke - 381 (‘00-’03) 2) Ashley Denti - 308 (‘07-’10) 3) Coree Reuter - 274 (‘04-’07) 4) Dee Tait - 263 (‘98-’99) 5) Krystal McCullen - 86 (‘02-’04)
Goals Against Average (Min. 10 Games)
1) Danielle Barker - 0.83 (‘04-’07) 2) Megan Williams - 0.93 (11-Pres.) 3) Alyssa Hackelberg - 1.22 (‘11) 4) Ashley Denti - 1.32 (‘07-’10) 5) Michelle Burke - 1.70 (‘00-’03)
Save Percentage (Min. 10 Games)
1) Coree Reuter - 0.799 (‘04-’07) 2) Alyssa Hackelberg - 0.793 (‘11-’12) 3) Megan Williams - 0.782 (11-Pres.) 4) Dee Tait - 0.771 (‘98-’99) 5) Michelle Burke - 0.770 (‘00-’03)
1) Michelle Burke - 27 (‘00-’03) 2) Ashley Denti - 24 (‘07-’10) 3) Coree Reuter - 10 (‘04-’07) Megan Williams - 10 (11-Pres.) 5) Krystel McCullen - 7 (‘02-’04)
1) Jess Sikora 2) Jess Sikora 3) Jazmine Farrell 4) Jenn Hughes Tanya DiDonna 6) Clare Johnson 7) Jenn Hughes Jenn Hughes 9) Caitlin Veverka Jazmine Farrell Laura Potter
31 28 22 18 18 17 16 16 15 15 15
Assists (Top 10)
1) Tatiana Kingston 2) Jazmine Farrell 3) Jess Sikora Michele Barone 5) Jen Dexter Kiti Ovaskainen Jenn Hughes Tatiana Kingston Sara Smith 10) Brittany Overland Jen Barbee
14 9 8 8 7 7 7 7 7 6 6
Points (Top 10)
1) Jess Sikora 2) Jess Sikora 3) Jazmine Farrell 4) Jenn Hughes Tanya DiDonna 6) Clare Johnson 7) Jenn Hughes 8) Jenn Hughes 9) Caitlin Veverka Jazmine Farrell
66 64 53 43 43 41 36 34 33 33
2003 2004 2010 2000 2007 2004 1999 2001 2010 2009 2012 2010 2010 2004 2004 2010 2007 2000 2012 2012 2010 2001
2003 2004 2010 2000 2007 2004 1999 2001 2010 2009
Saves (Top 5)
1) Dee Tait 2) Coree Reuter 3) Michelle Burke Michelle Burke 5) Coree Reuter
176 117 114 114 110
1998 2006 2000 2001 2005
Goals Against Average (Min. 10 Games)
1) Michelle Burke 2) Ashley Denti 3) Vicki Campbell 4) Ashley Denti 5) Ashley Denti
0.99 1.00 1.25 1.43 1.52
2003 2010 2001 2009 2008
1) Krystal McCullen 2) Dee Tait 3) Coree Reuter 4) Ashley Denti 5) Michelle Burke 1) Michelle Burke 2) Ashley Denti Michelle Burke 4) Ashley Denti Ashley Denti
0.875 0.846 0.833 0.808 0.804
Shutouts 10 9 9 7 7
2003 1998 2005 2010 2003 2003 2010 2002 2009 2008
2010 Championship Team
The 2010 women’s soccer team brought Centenary College a year of firsts as they set the
best season in the program’s history with a 14-6-3 record, brought Head Coach Kevin Davies his 100th career win, took home the 2010 Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) Championship title, and made their first ever NCAA Tournament appearance. Despite entering the CSAC Tournament with a six game winning streak, the tournament would be no easy task for the Cyclones. The 2010 squad would face six seeded Neumann University in the first round of the tournament where they would compete in a double overtime thriller before Caitlin Veverka sent home the game winner to send the Cyclones to the final four. The semi-finals for the Cyclones proved to be yet another challenge for Centenary as took to the road to take on second seeded Marywood University. Once again, the Cyclones found themselves in a familiar position as they competed in double overtime with the pacers. This time however, the Cyclones could not end it in timed play, forcing a penalty kick decision. After a back-and-forth of successful penalty kicks, Cyclones goalie stopped the Pacers third-round sudden death attempt to allow Jen Dexter to send the ball to the back of the net and give the Cyclones the opportunity to host the 2010 Championship Game against Immaculata University. As the higher seed, the Cyclones were selected as the host team for the Championship, another program-first, and would host would could arguably be called one of the most thrilling CSAC Championships to date. The Cyclones and the Mighty Macs would remained tied 1-1 after yet another Centenary double-overtime, sending the game to a championship deciding round of penalty kicks. Through the first four rounds of penalty kicks, each team landed three successful kicks to send it into a sudden-death final round. With the Cyclones set to start the fifth round, Coach Davies turned to junior Courtney Flanagan who blasted the ball towards the goal, deflecting off Immaculata goalie Jessica Gaburo’s hand and into the back of the net.
2010 Championship Team With only one save between Centenary and the 2010 CSAC Championship, the Cyclones posted their top goalie, Ashley Denti between the posts to take on the deciding shot from Immaculata’s Erin Lewis. As the entire crowd held their breath, Lewis would rip a shot towards the Cyclone goal but Denti came up huge for Centenary, stopping the ball and leading the Cyclones to their first ever CSAC Championship. As the 2010 CSAC Champions, the Cyclones earned themselves an automatic bid into the 2010 NCAA Tournament as they were slated to take on No. 16 Dickenson in the first round. Once again, the Cyclones had to make things interesting as they remained tied 1-1 with the Red Devils to force their fourth consecutive double-overtime and eventually their third consecutive penalty kick shootout. Unfortunately this time would mark the end of the incredible run for the Cyclones as they were outscored 4-2 in the shootout by the Red Devils. The 2010 season would be one that would be remembered by all for the Cyclones, especially Head Coach Kevin Davies who had this to say after the CSAC Championship Game: “This has been a long time coming, 12 years. These ladies played hard today and I love them to bits. This season has been a long road, but we’ve played very well recently. Anything we do moving forward is just icing on the cake.”
Costa Rica Trip Just prior to the preseason of 2010, the Centenary College women’s soccer team took to the south as they traveled to Costa Rica to take on some of the most fierce competition the country had to offer. For over a week, the Cyclones would spend their time practicing, competing, and taking in the cultural differences the Costa Rican soccer world had to show them. The Cyclones would open their trip with what could be considered one of the most difficult teams they have ever competed against, taking on the Costa Rican National Championship Team. Unfortunately the Cyclones could not hold on against the national champions, falling 5-1 in a hard fought game. “We played a very good team and got beat, but it was a good test for us,” said head coach Kevin Davies. “Especially considering that this group has only been together for one day.” Game two for the Cyclones would be yet another high quality Costa Rican team, but the Cyclones came together and brought home a 3-3 tie. Aside from the two games, the girls also took to the community as they helped out at a Costa Rican orphanage throughout their trip. The Cyclones got to experience everything from visits to the rainforest, Arenal Volcano, and Hot Springs to a white water rafting trip along the way, better bringing their team together and enhancing their cultural knowledge. The trip clearly helped the 2010 squad as they came together later that season for their first ever CSAC Championship, the program’s best record, and a trip to the NCAA Tournament.
Centenary College Turf Fund “It is time to take Cyclone Athletics to the next level.” That was the message of WPLJ broadcaster Joe Nolan at the official launch of The Athletic Turf Field Project on January 29, 2011. Through The Cyclone Athletic Fund, Centenary plans to construct a new artificial turf field that will serve the Men’s and Women’s Soccer and Lacrosse teams as well as Baseball. The new field, which can even be used in inclement weather, will help propel the teams to greater levels of competition and national recognition. To learn more about this exciting project or to make a contribution to The Cyclone Athletic Fund or The Athletic Turf Field Project, call Simone Knaaps at (908) 852-1400 ext. 2336 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
2013 Centenary College Women's Soccer Media Guide