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A Championship Program NCAA Success All-Americans Professional Mountaineers Coaching Philosophy Gameday In Morgantown Dreamswork Field Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium Caperton Indoor Facility Strength and Conditioning Athletic Training Big 12 Conference In the Spotlight Mountaineers In The Community Mountaineers Abroad Mountaineer Alumni Student-Athlete Services Campus Life Mountaineer Excellence

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MOUNTAINEER PROFILES

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WVUWomensSoccer

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Nikki Izzo-Brown Lisa Stoia Marisa Kanela Support Staff

Rosters Nicolette DeLaurentis Bry McCarthy Bri Rodriguez Mallory Smith Caroline Szwed Kara Blosser Frances Silva Erin Brown Whitney Cavender Ali Connelly Jess Crowder Sara Keane Sami Molina Katie Osterman Ashley Ramsey Megan Robinson Kate Schwindel Annalika Steyn Newcomers

Credits: The 2012 West Virginia University women’s soccer guide has been published by the WVU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Managing Editor: Joe Swan Editor: Tim Goodenow Author: Tim Goodenow Page Layout & Cover Design: BlaineTurner Advertising, Inc., Tim Goodenow 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, Steve Prunty, Chuck Scheer, Steve Smith, Martin Valent, WVU Athletic Archives,

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TABLE OF CONTENTS 81 Use your smartphone or mobile device reader, scan the QR Code and it will re-direct you to the women’s soccer homepage.

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Preseason Notebook 1-On-1 With Izzo-Brown Schedule Opponent Information

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Postseason Notebook Individual Statistics Team Statistics Season Results

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WVU Photographic Services, Alison Toffle, David Zicherman. Contributors: Lisa Ammons, Grant Dovey, Michael Fragale, Mickey Glowackey, Katie Kane, Brian Kuppelweiser, Cheryl Maust, Shannon McNamara, Bryan Messerly, Mike Montoro, Abby Norman, Amy Prunty, John Riedesel. © 2012 West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics The indicia depicted are registered trademarks of West Virginia University. West Virginia University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.

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A Blueprint For Success Match Records Season Records Career Records Individual Records Top Yearly Performances Team Records Class Records Dick Dlesk Records Year-By-Year Results Opponent Records Academic Honors Athletic Honors Regulation, Overtime, PK and Misc. Records All-Americans Professional Mountaineers All-Time TV Matches Series Records All-Time Scores All-Time Letterwinners All-Time Numerical Roster

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President Dr. James P. Clements Director of Athletics Oliver Luck Athletics Senior Staff WVU Head Coaches Athletic Facilities

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Media Information WVU Sports Communications

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A CHAMPIONSHIP PROGRAM

WOMEN’S SOCCER IS THE ONLY WEST VIRGINIA ATHLETIC PROGRAM TO WIN MULTIPLE BIG EAST TOURNAMENT TITLES.

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In 16 seasons as the women’s soccer coach at West Virginia University, Nikki Izzo-Brown 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 2012 coming off the school’s 12th-consecutive NCAA appearance – the ninth-longest streak in the nation. WVU has defeated a Top 10 opponent in six of its last seven seasons. The Mountaineers exit the Big East Conference having won three of the last five tournament titles.

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NCAA SUCCESS

THE MOUNTAINEERS

HAVE MORE NCAA APPEARANCES

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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 2012 season having made an appearance in each of the last 12 NCAA tournaments, the country’s ninth-best streak. West Virginia has played host to the NCAA tournament in six different seasons, most recently last fall. WVU’s deepest run in the NCAA tournament came in 2007, reaching the Elite Eight.

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ALL-AMERICANS West Virginia and Nikki Izzo-Brown have produced 14 AllAmerica selections since 2000. Izzo-Brown continues to maximize the potential of each student-athlete when they agree to work hard and give maximum effort that Mountaineer soccer requires.

Katie Barnes 2000, 2001

Chrissie Abbott 2002, 2003

Deana Everrett 2006

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Ashley Banks 2007

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Lisa Stoia

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Laura Kane 2004

Amanda Cicchini 2007

Carolyn Blank 2008, 2009

Greer Barnes 2007, 2008

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Carolyn Blank

Megan Mischler

Greer Barnes

Laura Kane

Kim Bonilla

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With tremendous experience and knowledge of the game, Nikki Izzo-Brown has built a reputation for getting the most out of her student-athletes. The veteran coach maximizes the performance potential of her players by providing opportunities to process information in multiple ways in order to find success for each. Coach Izzo-Brown has also worked her way onto the national scene as an assistant for USA Soccer, working with multiple youth national teams. During her coaching tenure, nearly two dozen Mountaineers have participated in the national team scene. Most recently, current defender Bry McCarthy has trained and made appearances with the full Canadian National Team.

Erica Henderson

Katie Barnes

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. 2012 WOMEN’S SOCCER

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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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.”

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.”

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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.”

GAME DAY IN MORGANTOWN Fans throughout the state and the Mountaineer Maniacs come out to cheer on the Old Gold and Blue. 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. The stands at Dick Dlesk are buzzing with a boisterous student section that sits just feet away from the playing field. Mountaineer National 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 result. The playing of “Country Roads, Take Me Home,” ends the game by celebrating another Mountaineer victory.

WEST VIRGINIA WOMEN’S SOCCER HAS DRAWN 21 CROWDS BETTER THAN 1,000 FANS AT DICK DLESK SOCCER STADIUM IN THE LAST EIGHT YEARS, MAKING IT ONE OF THE MOST INTIMIDATING ENVIRONMENTS IN ALL OF COLLEGE SOCCER.

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DREAMSWORK FIELD

In the fall of 2011, the Mountaineers stepped foot in their new state-of-the-art training facility called Dreamswork Field. The training site features the same custom, natural grass surface as the game field at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium.

The women’s soccer-only practice facility features a 75-by120 yard natural turf field, along with additional space for goalkeeper drills and player warm-ups to avoid extensive use of the playing surface. A complete water drainage and irrigation system exists on the new site, while four towers outline the fields with lights that can illuminate game-field conditions. 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, equipment and apparel room, and public restrooms.

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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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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.

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Nov. 30, 2007 vs. No. 8 USC

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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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CAPERTON INDOOR FACILITY 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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THE MASSIVE STRUCTURE IS EQUIPPED WITH A 90-YARD FIELDTURF PLAYING SURFACE WITH SEVEN YARDS OF SAFETY ZONE SURROUNDING THE ENTIRE FIELD. 2012 WOMEN’S SOCCER

STRENGTH & CONDITIONING WVU’s strength and conditioning staff ensures all studentathletes are on year-long programs designed to continue improving the fitness capabilities needed in their sports. 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. 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. 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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ALL STUDENT-ATHLETES WILL ALSO HAVE THEIR OWN PROGRAM INDIVIDUALLY CALCULATED AND UPDATED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. 2012 WOMEN’S SOCCER

ATHLETIC TRAINING

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 studentathletes, 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 THAT STUDENT-ATHLETES RECEIVE QUALITY CARE THROUGHOUT THEIR CAREER AT WVU.

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BIG 12 CONFERENCE Beginning in 2012-13, the Big 12 Conference will be 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. 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 student-athletes, administrators, coaches and game officials of the Big 12 support the highest ideals in sportsmanship. The 2012-13 school year also marks West Virginia’s first season as a member of the Big 12. The Big 12 conducts postseason championships for 20 of its 23 sports, including women’s soccer. Every soccer program in the Big 12 last fall ranked in the top 100 in the final NCAA RPI listing – a league first. The league sent five teams to the 2011 NCAA tournament with three of those advancing past the first round. The Mountaineers earned their 12th NCAA tournament appearance last fall – the most among all Big 12 programs. The conference office is headquartered in Irving, Texas.

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BIG 12 COMMISSIONER BOB BOWLSBY POSES WITH MOUNTAINEER JONATHAN KIMBLE OUTSIDE THE TOUCHDOWN TERRACE AT WVU’S BIG 12 WELCOME RECEPTION. 2012 WOMEN’S SOCCER

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

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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. WVU women’s soccer is passionate, a point of pride and a way of life. 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

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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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 $12,854 for the Betty Puskar Breast Cancer Fund at the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center. The WVU women’s soccer team has raised more than $85,000 over the past nine 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. 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 2012

The Mountaineers’ fourth international tour featured a nine-day tour of Spain. West Virginia spent March 24-April 1, 2012, in Madrid and Barcelona. Madrid attractions included the Royal Palace, Plaza Mayor, Almudena Cathedral and Puerta de Alcala, as well as a trip to Toledo, the old capital of Spain. Barcelona featured visits to The Basilica and Expiatory Church of the Holy Family, walking tours of downtown and the marketplace, a bus trip to view Montserratand – a jagged mountain landscape region, and plenty of shopping. WVU posted a 3-1 record against local and regional club teams, saw one professional game and took guided tours to Real Madrid’s Bernebeu Stadium and FC Barcelona’s Nou Camp Stadium.

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. The team also took in some sightseeing, which featured stops at some of the world’s most famous places – Prague Castle, Lesser Town, Old Town Square, Vatican City, the Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Square and more.

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. The Mountaineers played five matches, earning a 2-2-1 record. West Virginia faced tough competition ranging from the U-21 Italian National Team, to which the Mountaineers fell 1-0, to Como 2000, a professional club squad WVU beat 3-0. When the Mountaineers weren’t training for upcoming matches or playing high-caliber soccer, they were able to visit such Italian landmarks as the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Vatican, take a ride on a gondola in Venice and enjoy the beauty of the Italian countryside.

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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. Among those competing against WVU were members of Brazil’s 1998 World Cup team. One of the places WVU called home during its trip to Brazil was the beautiful campus of the University of Sao Paulo. Sao Paulo, the most populous Brazilian state, is a city with many renowned landmarks. Although it was winter in Brazil, the weather cooperated enough to allow the team to play some futbol on the beaches of Guara Hara.

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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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MOUNTAINEER ALUMNI 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.

“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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“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)

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“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) “She calls herself Aunt Nikki because she really is a motherfigure to us. I feel comfortable talking to her about anything and everything. She is a 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.” > Chelsey Corroto (2008-11) “Led by Nikki Izzo-Brown 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.” > Maura Cirilli (2001-04) CATHY ABEL

“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)

“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)

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“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)

LAURA FINLEY

STUDENT-ATHLETE SERVICES West Virginia University offers a variety of services and programs to help student-athletes 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 nine 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.

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STUDENT-ATHLETE SERVICES

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.

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Character: Public, land-grant institution, founded in 1867.

CAMPUS LIFE

Research Classification: Research University (High Research Activity) as classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Research Funding: Faculty conduct $174 million annually in sponsored contracts and research grants. Combined WVU Expense Budget: Approximately $955 million. Accreditations: North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and dozens of specialized academic accrediting agencies. Governance: WVU is governed by the WVU Board of Governors and the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission. Location: Morgantown, W.Va., population 28,654, 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. Student Profile: Fall 2011 enrollment was 29,617 (15,294 West Virginia residents, 14,323 nonresidents). Academic Excellence: WVU ranks nationally for prestigious scholarships – 25 Rhodes Scholars, 22 Truman Scholars, 35 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, 30 Fulbright Scholars and one Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholar. Degrees Granted: In 2010-11, WVU awarded 6,289 degrees, over 35% of which were graduate or professional level. Faculty & Staff Profile: Excellent faculty—18 of whom have been named Carnegie Foundation Professors of the Year—guide and mentor students. Academics: 13 colleges and schools offering 191 bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and professional degree programs in agriculture, natural resources and design; arts and sciences; business and economics; creative arts; dentistry; engineering and mineral resources; human resources and education; journalism; law; medicine; nursing; pharmacy; physical activity and sport sciences.

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Student Living Experience: The First-Year Experience—unique among state universities—helps students navigate their first year at WVU. A sampling of services: Lincoln Hall, a residential college; Resident Faculty Leaders, faculty couples who live in the halls to mentor and guide students; 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 award-winning Student Recreation Center. 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 required for all services. Safety: WVU has one of the safest college campuses in America, with 24-hour police protection and 37 outdoor emergency phones. Student Organizations: Choose from over 300 student organizations, or participate in an active intramural program and a variety of club sports. Study Abroad: More than 900 students participate in University-led study abroad programs and international exchanges. 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. Last year, about 15,726 WVU students contributed 204,000 hours of service to the community. Scholarships & 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. Parents Club: The Mountaineer Parents Club, with more than 20,000 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.

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Team Record Baseball: 23-32, 9-18 Big East Cross Country: 8th place at the NCAA Championships Men’s Basketball: 19-14, 9-9 Big East; NCAA Second Round Women’s Basketball: 24-10, 11-5 Big East; NCAA Second Round Football: 10-3, 5-2 Big East; Big East Champions; 2012 Discover Orange Bowl Champions Gymnastics: 21-5, 12-1 EAGL; EAGL Champions; NCAA Regionals Rowing: 7th Big East Men’s Soccer: 11-8-1, 6-3 Big East, NCAA Second Round Women’s Soccer: 17-5-0, 10-1-0 Big East; Big East Division Champions, Big East Tournament Champions, NCAA First Round

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Men’s Swimming and Diving: 4th Big East (1 NCAA Qualifier) Women’s Swimming and Diving: 3rd Big East; 5 NCAA Qualifiers – 26th at NCAA Championships Women’s Tennis: 4-16, 1-6 Big East Rifle: 12-2, 5-1 GARC; GARC Tournament Champions; 6th place at NCAA Championships Women’s Track: Indoor: 11th Big East; Outdoor: 5th Big East (10 NCAA Regional Qualifiers, 2 NCAA National Qualifiers –34th at NCAA Outdoor Championships) Volleyball: 7-19, 5-9 Big East Wrestling: 9-4, 4-2 EWL (6 NCAA Qualifiers)

Team Conference Champions Football, Big East Regular Season Champions Gymnastics, EAGL Tournament Champions Women’s Soccer, Big East regular season and Tournament Champions Rifle, GARC Tournament Champions Individual Conference Champions Rachael Burnett, women’s swimming: 500 free, 200 free, 800 free relay, 1,650 free Big East Champion

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Chelsea Carrier-Eades women’s track: 100-meter hurdles Beth Deal, gymnastics: EAGL Champion balance beam Kata Fodor, women’s swimming: 800 free relay Mike Morales, wrestling: EWL 141 Mandie Nugent, women’s swimming: 100 fly, 200 fly, 800 free relay Big East Champion Matt Ryan, wrestling: EWL 184 Hope Sloanhoffer, gymnastics: EAGL Champion - all-around, vault, uneven bars Danielle Smith, women’s swimming: 800 free relay Brandon Williamson, wrestling: EWL 285 Petra Zublasing, rifle: air rifle, smallbore, combined score champion NCAA Champions Petra Zublasing, rifle: air rifle NCAA champion

First Team All-Americans Tavon Austin, football: Associated Press, CBSSports.com College Football, Phil Steele’s Chelsea Carrier-Eades, women’s track: 100-meter hurdles and heptathlon Kaitlyn Gillespie, women’s cross country Kate Harrison, women’s cross country Erica Henderson, women’s soccer: NSCA Kevin Jones, men’s basketball: John R. Wooden Petra Zublasing, rifle: NRA smallbore and air rifle CoSIDA Academic All-District Sarah-Anne Brault, women’s track Lance Bryson, wrestling Kaylyn Christopher, women’s track Chelsey Corroto, women’s soccer, Kaitlyn Gillespie, women’s track Kate Harrison, women’s track Ahna Lewis, women’s track Petra Zublasing, rifle Conference Major Awards Tavon Austin, football: Big East Special Teams Player of the Year Rachael Burnett, women’s swimming: Big East Women’s Most Outstanding Swimmer

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MOUNTAINEER EXCELLENCE Andy Bevin, men’s soccer: Big East Rookie of the Year Thomas Kyanko: GARC Rookie of the Year, GARC Scholar Athlete Tina Maloney, gymnastics: EAGL MVP Bry McCarthy, women’s soccer: Big East Championship Most Outstanding Defensive Player Blake Miller, women’s soccer: Big East Championship Most Outstanding Offensive Player Kate Schwindel, women’s soccer: Big East Rookie of the Year Hope Sloanhoffer, gymnastics: EAGL Gymnast of the Year Petra Zublasing: GARC Shooter of the Year Coaching Awards Jon Hammond, rifle: NRA Distinguished Nikki Izzo-Brown, women’s soccer: 2011 College Coach Frontier Field Walk of Fame inductee Dana Holgorsen, football: FWAA First Year Vic Riggs, women’s swimming: Big East Coach of the Year Women’s Swimming Coach of the Year

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Nikki Izzo-Brown Head Coach 17th Season (224-87-32) Entering her 17th 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 16 seasons, Izzo-Brown has coached 11 players who went on to play professionally, 14 All-Americans, 10 Academic All-Americans and 10 Big East Players of the Year. The Mountaineers enter the 2012 season having made an appearance in each of the last 12 NCAA tournaments, the country’s ninth-longest streak. To date, Izzo-Brown has led the Mountaineers to an impressive 224-87-32 overall record and a 92-40-17 Big East mark that includes five regular season divisional titles and three tournament championships. Women’s soccer is the only WVU program to win multiple Big East tournament titles. Izzo-Brown’s teams have been a consistent force in the national rankings, including a ranking of No. 7 in Soccer America’s final 2010 poll. West Virginia has defeated a Top 10 opponent in six of its last seven seasons. Entering the 2012 season, she ranks 17th among active NCAA Division I coaches with a .701 winning percentage (includes one year at

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West Virginia Wesleyan). Izzo-Brown has never had a losing season as head coach and has led WVU to 12 straight 10-plus win seasons.

2010-11

The past two 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. The 2010 season was a record-breaking one as the team won its second Big East Championship while advancing to the NCAA ”Sweet 16.” WVU had its school record 14-match win streak end in the NCAA tournament against College Cup participant Boston College, giving the Mountaineers a final record of 18-5-1. The 18 victories tied the 2002 and 2007 teams for most wins in program history. The 1,688 fans at the 2010 NCAA first round match against Morehead State marked the second-largest crowd at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium for a women’s soccer match.

WVU’s 1-0 win over fifth-ranked Virginia matched the highest ranked opponent defeated in school history, and the team’s 3-0 shutout against Georgetown marked the program’s 200th win. West Virginia totaled 45 goals after scoring a program-low 22 in 2009 and its defense set the single-season record for shutouts at 14, while goalkeeper Kerri Butler also broke the school record for career shutouts, finishing with 44.

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

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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 firstever 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 All-American.

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.

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 10 Academic AllAmericans, and the NSCAA honored her team in the fall of 2011 with its 10th consecutive NSCAA Team Academic Award for its work in the classroom. A total of 21 team members were named to the Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll in 2011. And for the sixth straight season, at least one Mountaineer was named NSCAA scholar allregion. Perhaps most impressive, at least one Mountaineer was named CoSIDA academic all-district in each of the past 11 seasons.

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. 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 14 players to All-America status and 10 Big East player of the year honors.

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,

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Teams Izzo-Brown Has Beaten As WVU Head Coach Arizona Auburn Binghamton Boston College Bowling Green Canisius Central Connecticut Central Michigan Cincinnati Colgate Connecticut Dayton DePaul Duquesne Florida Atlantic Georgetown George Mason High Point 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. Blank became the fifth Mountaineer to be drafted in 2010 when she was taken by the Saint Louis Athletica. This past 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 just missed a roster spot for the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

Hofstra Jacksonville State James Madison Kentucky Louisville Loyola Marymount Loyola (Md.) Marquette Marshall Miami (Fla.) Michigan State Morehead State Mount St. Mary’s Navy New Hampshire Notre Dame Ohio Ohio State

Old Dominion Penn State Pitt Princeton Providence Purdue Radford Rhode Island Richmond Robert Morris Rutgers St. Bonaventure St. Francis (Pa.) St. John’s St. Louis Seton Hall Southern Methodist Syracuse

all four years. Following her senior campaign, she won the prestigious Merle Spurrier Award, 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.

Tennessee Towson UCF USF Villanova Virginia Virginia Commonwealth Virginia Tech Washington Western Michigan William & Mary Wyoming Xavier Yale Youngstown State

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. Last summer, she was named a 2011 Frontier Field Walk of Fame inductee. She and her husband, Joe, have three daughters – Samantha, Gracie and Gabriella.

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

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All-Americans Under Nikki Izzo-Brown

Big East Players of the Year Under Nikki Izzo-Brown

Carolyn Blank (2008, 2009)

Kate Schwindel (Rookie - 2011)

Greer Barnes (2008, 2007)

Carolyn Blank (Midfielder - 2008)

Ashley Banks (2007)

Ashley Banks (Offensive - 2007)

Amanda Cicchini (2007)

Ashley Banks (Rookie - 2004)

Deana Everrett (2006)

Lisa Stoia (Midfielder - 2002, 2003)

Laura Kane (2004)

Chrissie Abbott (Offensive - 2002)

Lisa Stoia (2003, 2002)

Katie Barnes (Offensive - 2000, 2001)

Chrissie Abbott (2003, 2002)

Lisa Stoia (Rookie - 2000)

Katie Barnes (2001, 2000)

Academic All-Americans Under Nikki Izzo-Brown

Professional Players Under Nikki Izzo-Brown

Ashley Banks (2007)

Greer Barnes (WPS)

Kim Bonilla (2007)

Katie Barnes (WUSA, USL)

Marisa Kanela (2005)

Carolyn Blank (WPS, USL)

Ashley Weimer (2004)

Kim Bonilla (Sweden, USL, Australia)

Laura Kane (2004, 2003)

Kerri Butler (WPS)

Melissa Haire (2002, 2001)

Erica Henderson (Iceland)

Christen Seaman (2002)

Laura Kane (Sweden, USL)

Stacey Sollmann (1997)

Rachel Kruze (WUSA, Iceland, USL) Blake Miller (Australia) Megan Mischler (WPS, USL, Sweden) Lisa Stoia (WPS, USL)

Izzo-Brown’s Career Record Year School Record (Postseason) 1994 ......... West Virginia Wesleyan ................................................ 13-5-0 (NAIA) 1996 ......... West Virginia .............................................................................. 10-7-2 1997 ......... West Virginia .............................................................................. 11-6-2 1998 ......... West Virginia .............................................................................. 11-6-2 1999 ......... West Virginia ................................................................................ 9-9-1 2000 ......... West Virginia ................................................................. 15-6-0 (NCAA) 2001 ......... West Virginia ................................................................. 15-5-1 (NCAA) 2002 ......... West Virginia ................................................................. 18-3-1 (NCAA) 2003 ......... West Virginia ................................................................. 17-4-2 (NCAA) 2004 ......... West Virginia ................................................................. 15-6-0 (NCAA) 2005 ......... West Virginia ................................................................. 12-6-3 (NCAA) 2006 ......... West Virginia ................................................................. 14-4-3 (NCAA) 2007 ......... West Virginia ................................................................. 18-5-2 (NCAA) 2008 ......... West Virginia ................................................................. 14-3-6 (NCAA) 2009 ......... West Virginia ................................................................. 10-7-6 (NCAA) 2010 ......... West Virginia ................................................................. 18-5-1 (NCAA) 2011 ......... West Virginia ................................................................. 17-5-0 (NCAA) Total...........................................................................................................237-92-32 Coaching Staff

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Lisa Stoia Assistant Coach Sixth Season Lisa Stoia begins her sixth year at her alma mater. The Mountaineers have thrived under Stoia’s assistance, winning Big East division and tournament titles, and making five trips to the NCAA tournament. Last fall, 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 midfielder Bri 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

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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 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 first-round 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 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 AllAmerica 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 AllRegion and First Team All-Big East accolades after tallying four goals and five assists. Stoia also earned NSCAA/adidas Third Team AllMid-Atlantic Region and Big East co-Rookie of the Year honors as a freshman. Stoia was also 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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Marisa Kanela Assistant Coach Third Season Marisa Kanela enters her third season as an assistant coach with the Mountaineer women’s soccer team. A former All-Big East midfielder, 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 21 Mountaineers were named to the Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll in 2012. Kanela has continued the program’s vision to raise funds and awareness for breast cancer research. WVU women’s soccer has raised more than $85,000 over the past nine 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, gameday management, academic tutoring, practice

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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 three years. Kanela spent one season with the West Virginia Illusion, a former member of the W-League, 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 has 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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Zach Johnson

Theo Egbele

Bubba Schmidt

Tim Goodenow

Equipment Manager

Women’s Soccer SID

Tori Palomares

Scott Herdzik

Amy Hile

Student Manager

Athletic Trainer

Zach Turner

Dr. Ben Moorehead

Student Manager

Team Physician

Dr. Matt Lively Medical Director

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Sports Psychology Consultant

Strength Coach

Student Manager

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Dr. Vanessa Shannon

Jerry Handley

Volunteer Assistant

Assistant Equipment Manager

Erica Wycherley

Director of Student-Athlete Academic Services

Sue Davis

Program Assistant

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56...............................................................................Rosters 58....................................................... Nicolette DeLaurentis 59..................................................................... Bry McCarthy 60..................................................................... Bri Rodriguez 61.................................................................... Mallory Smith 62..................................................................Caroline Szwed 63...................................................................... Kara Blosser 64..................................................................... Frances Silva 65......................................................................... Erin Brown 66............................................................. Whitney Cavender 67........................................................................ Ali Connelly 68..................................................................... Jess Crowder 69........................................................................Sara Keane 70.......................................................................Sami Molina 71................................................................. Katie Osterman 72.................................................................. Ashley Ramsey 73............................................................... Megan Robinson 74................................................................. Kate Schwindel 75...................................................................Annalika Steyn 76........................................................................Newcomers

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West Virginia University | 2012 Women's Soccer Alphabetical Roster No. Name Cl. Pos. Ht. Hometown 31 Maggie Bedillion Fr. D 5-8 Washington, Pa. 21 Carly Black Fr. D 5-8 Horsham, Pa. 32 Kara Blosser Jr. M 5-8 Spotsylvania, Va. 24 Erin Brown So. M 5-4 Spotsylvania County, Va. 26 Whitney Cavender So. M 5-4 Morgantown, W.Va. 20 Ali Connelly So. M 5-6 South Bend, Ind. 2 Halie Conroy Fr. D 5-7 Highlands Ranch, Colo. 10 Jess Crowder So. M 5-2 Cary, N.C. 00 Nicolette DeLaurentis Sr. F 5-3 Sicklerville, N.J. 3 Leah Emaus Fr. D 5-8 Webster, N.Y. 12 Mia Gunter Fr. D 5-1 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada 27 Amanda Hill Fr. M 5-6 Washington, Pa. 17 Noelle Honeycutt Fr. D 5-6 Huntsville, Ala. 18 Caitlin Hulyo Sr. GK 5-6 Lititz, Pa. 23 Sara Keane So. GK 5-9 Mt. Laurel, N.J. 77 Shelby Lyon Fr. F 5-6 Tabernacle, N.J. 7 Kelsie Maloney Fr. F 5-2 Harrisburg, Pa. 33 Bry McCarthy Sr. D 5-0 Ajax, Ontario, Canada 30 Sami Molina So. F 5-2 Huntington, W.Va. 0 Katie Osterman So. GK 5-9 Virginia Beach, Va. 6 Cari Price Fr. D 5-9 Sykesville, Md. 13 Ashley Ramsey So. D 5-8 Morgantown, W.Va. 11 Megan Robinson So. M 5-6 Wheeling, W.Va. 4 Bri Rodriguez Sr. M 5-3 Aurora, Ill. 99 Kate Schwindel So. F 5-6 Livingston, N.J. 9 Frances Silva Jr. F 5-4 Overland Park, Kan. 22 Mallory Smith Sr. D 5-11 Hamden, Conn. 19 Annalika Steyn r-Fr. F 5-9 Hoover, Ala. 8 Caroline Szwed Sr. M 5-7 Oakville, Ontario, Canada 16 Kailey Utley Fr. F 5-4 St. Louis, Mo. Head Coach: Nikki Izzo-Brown (17th Season) Assistant Coaches: Lisa Stoia (Sixth Season), Marisa Kanela (Third Season) Volunteer Assistant: Zach Johnson (Second Season)

Numerical Roster No. Name 00 Nicolette DeLaurentis 0 Katie Osterman 2 Halie Conroy 3 Leah Emaus 4 Bri Rodriguez 6 Cari Price 7 Kelsie Maloney 8 Caroline Szwed 9 Frances Silva 10 Jess Crowder 11 Megan Robinson 12 Mia Gunter 13 Ashley Ramsey 16 Kailey Utley 17 Noelle Honeycutt 18 Caitlin Hulyo 19 Annalika Steyn 20 Ali Connelly 21 Carly Black 22 Mallory Smith 23 Sara Keane 24 Erin Brown 26 Whitney Cavender 27 Amanda Hill 30 Sami Molina 31 Maggie Bedillion 32 Kara Blosser 33 Bry McCarthy 77 Shelby Lyon 99 Kate Schwindel

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Cl. Sr. So. Fr. Fr. Sr. Fr. Fr. Sr. Jr. So. So. Fr. So. Fr. Fr. Sr. r-Fr. So. Fr. Sr. So. So. So. Fr. So. Fr. Jr. Sr. Fr. So.

Pos. Ht. Hometown F 5-3 Sicklerville, N.J. GK 5-9 Virginia Beach, Va. D 5-7 Highlands Ranch, Colo. D 5-8 Webster, N.Y. M 5-3 Aurora, Ill. D 5-9 Sykesville, Md. F 5-2 Harrisburg, Pa. M 5-7 Oakville, Ontario, Canada F 5-4 Overland Park, Kan. M 5-2 Cary, N.C. M 5-6 Wheeling, W.Va. D 5-1 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada D 5-8 Morgantown, W.Va. F 5-4 St. Louis, Mo. D 5-6 Huntsville, Ala. GK 5-6 Lititz, Pa. F 5-9 Hoover, Ala. M 5-6 South Bend, Ind. D 5-8 Horsham, Pa. D 5-11 Hamden, Conn. GK 5-9 Mt. Laurel, N.J. M 5-4 Spotsylvania County, Va. M 5-4 Morgantown, W.Va. M 5-6 Washington, Pa. F 5-2 Huntington, W.Va. D 5-8 Washington, Pa. M 5-8 Spotsylvania, Va. D 5-0 Ajax, Ontario, Canada F 5-6 Tabernacle, N.J. F 5-6 Livingston, N.J.

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By State/Country Pennsylvania 5 New Jersey 4 West Virginia 4 Canada 3 Virginia 3 Alabama 2 Colorado 1 New York 1 Illinois 1 Maryland 1 Kansas 1 North Carolina 1 Missouri 1 Indiana 1 Connecticut 1

By Class Freshmen 12 Sophomores 10 Seniors 6 Juniors 2

By Position Midfielders 9 Defenders 11 Forwards 8 Goalkeepers 3

High School Trinity Hatboro Horsham Courtland Riverbend University St. Joseph’s Mountain Vista Needham Broughton Gloucester Catholic Webster Thomas St. Francis Xavier Trinity Randolph School Lancaster Catholic Bishop Eustace Prep Seneca Bishop McDevitt Pickering Cabell Midland Bishop Sullivan Catholic Century University Wheeling Park Waubonsie Valley Livingston Blue Valley North Hamden Hall Country Day Spain Park St. Ignatius of Loyola Patton

Pronunciation Guide Nicolette DeLaurentis day-lore-entiss Leah Emaus em-u-iss Caitlin Hulyo who-low Bry McCarthy bree Bri Rodriguez bree Annalika Steyn stine Caroline Szwed sVed Coach Marisa Kanela kuh-nella Coach Lisa Stoia stoy-uh

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West Virginia University | 2012 Women's Soccer

Nicolette DeLaurentis

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Sr. | F | 5-3 Sicklerville, N.J.

Jess Crowder

Bri Rodriguez

Katie Osterman So. | GK | 5-9 Virginia Beach, Va.

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So. | M | 5-6 Wheeling, W.Va.

Mallory Smith

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Sr. | D | 5-11 Hamden, Conn.

Sami Molina

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So. | F | 5-2 Huntington, W.Va.

Caroline Szwed

Sr. | M | 5-7 Oakville, Ontario, Canada

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Ashley Ramsey

Annalika Steyn

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Megan Robinson

So. | M | 5-2 Cary, N.C.

Sr. | M | 5-3 Aurora, Ill.

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So. | D | 5-8 Morgantown, W.Va.

Sara Keane

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Erin Brown

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So. | M | 5-4 Spotsylvania County, Va.

Kara Blosser

Bry McCarthy

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Head Coach 17th Season

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r-Fr. | F | 5-9 Hoover, Ala.

So. | GK | 5-9 Mt. Laurel, N.J.

Jr. | M | 5-8 Spotsylvania, Va.

Nikki Izzo-Brown

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Lisa Stoia

Assistant Coach Sixth Season

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Sr. | D | 5-0 Ajax, Ontario, Canada

Marisa Kanela Assistant Coach Third Season

Frances Silva

Jr. | F | 5-4 Overland Park, Kan.

Ali Connelly

So. | D | 5-6 South Bend, Ind.

Whitney Cavender

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So. | M | 5-4 Morgantown, W.Va.

Kate Schwindel

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So. | F | 5-6 Livingston, N.J.

Zach Johnson

Volunteer Assistant Second Season

*Does Not Include Newcomers

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West Virginia University | 2012 Women's Soccer

Nicolette DeLaurentis 5-3 | Sr. | Forward Sicklerville, N.J.

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At West Virginia In 2011 • Saw action in 11 matches • Worked a season-high 24 minutes in conference win over Syracuse

At West Virginia In 2010 • Saw action in seven contests, including league matches versus USF, Pitt and Cincinnati • Logged 20-plus minutes in three matches, including 27 at Cincinnati At West Virginia In 2009 • Played in four matches as a rookie • First career action came against Duquesne, logging 30 minutes off the bench • Took one shot in shutout win over DePaul – first career attempt In High School • Team captain at Gloucester Catholic High, leading team to state championships in 2005 and 2007 • Named to All-South Jersey Team in each of her four seasons (2005-08) • New Jersey Girls Soccer Coaches Association (NJGSCA) all-state three times (2006-08) • NJGSCA Top 20 Player in 2008 and two-time NJGSCA all-South region pick

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• Played club for Mt. Laurel United Fire, including 2008 state championship with teammate Sara Keane • New Jersey state ODP member for four years (04-07) • Played on two Regional ODP teams (04-05) • Region I champions in 2006, national champions in 2007 and national finalists in 2008 • National Honor Society member

DeLaurentis’ Single Game Career Highs Shots 1, eight times, last vs. St. John’s (10/7/11) Shots on Goal 0 Goals 0 Assists 0 Points 0 DeLaurentis’ Career Numbers Year M MS S G GWG A Pts C/E 2009 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0/0 2010 7 0 4 0 0 0 0 0/0 2011 11 0 3 0 0 0 0 0/0 Career 22 0 8 0 0 0 0 0/0

Personal • Daughter of Michael and MaryPat DeLaurentis • One of three children • Birthday is September 4 • Majoring in exercise physiology • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member • Big East Academic All-Star • Dean’s List

Getting To Know Nicolette What song that when you hear it, it reminds you of your team? Fly What TV show can’t you miss? Hart of Dixie My most prized possession is: my phone My favorite place on campus is: the library of course Name of a reality TV show I would create: Real Soccer Players of West Virginia Favorite Nikki Izzo-Brown saying: ”Destination Morgantown” My teammates would say I’m: lacking common sense The teammate I admire most is: Katie Osterman The phrase I overuse the most: ”Ain’t badddd” You would never catch me: pale in the summer

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West Virginia University | 2012 Women's Soccer

Bry McCarthy 5-0 | Sr. | Defender Ajax, Ontario

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At West Virginia In 2011 • Anchored back line to 11 shutouts, starting all 22 matches • Helped defense hold 10 opponents to less than five shots on-goal • Led squad in assists with nine – tied for third most all-time by a WVU junior • NSCAA All-Northeast Region First Team • All-Big East Second Team • Big East Championship Most Outstanding Defensive Player • Big East Championship All-Tournament Team • Big East Defensive Player of the Week (9/26) • Multi-goal game (2) against Seton Hall • Multi-assist game (2) at Georgetown At West Virginia In 2010 • Made 24 starts at outside back, helping defense post school-record 14 shutouts • NSCAA All-Northeast Region Third Team • All-Big East Third Team • Big East Championship All-Tournament Team • Part of defense that recorded seven shutouts in conference play • Scored two goals and dished out six assists • Six assists are tied for fifth-most by a sophomore in school history

At West Virginia in 2009 • Three goals and one assist as a true freshman, making 16 starts with 22 appearances • First collegiate goal against Duquesne

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• Scored game-tying goal at No. 9 Virginia to be named to Virginia NIKE Soccer Classic AllTournament Team • CollegeSoccer360 Primetime Performer of the Week (9/15) • Career-high six shots in 1-1 draw at Pitt, playing forward • Notched first career assist on Caroline Szwed’s game-winner against Marquette • Scored goal against Loyola (Md.) in NCAA first-round play

McCarthy’s Single Game Career Highs Shots 6, at Pitt (9/18/09) Shots on Goal 4, at Pitt (9/18/09) Goals 2, vs. Seton Hall (9/23/11) Assists 2, two times, last vs. Georgetown (9/30/11) Points 4, vs. Seton Hall (9/23/11) McCarthy’s Career Numbers Year M MS S G GWG A Pts C/E 2009 23 12 30 3 0 1 7 0/0 2010 24 24 20 2 1 6 10 0/0 2011 22 22 13 2 1 9 13 0/0 Career 69 58 63 7 2 16 30 0/0

In High School • Played club soccer for the Oshawa Kicks, leading squads to Ontario Youth Soccer League (OYSL) Championships in 2006-08 • Three-time OYSL Golden Boot Award Winner (2005-07) • Ontario Cup Champions in 2007 and 2008 • Lone team captain of the Bronze medalwinning Canadian National Team at the 2008 CONCACAF Women’s U-17 Championship • Recognized by FIFA as one of the Top 4 Canadians after starting every match of the 2008 World Cup • Won a Gold medal with Ontario at the 2006 National Championships U-16 Girls All-Star Selects in Saskatoon Personal • Daughter of Dave and Donna McCarthy • One of two children • Birthday is October 13 • Majoring in physical education/teacher education • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member • Represented Canada’s U-15 (2005) and U-20 (2009-10) National Teams

• Member of Canada’s U-17 World Cup Team (2006-08) • Multiple training camps with full Canadian National Team (2010-12), including three CAPS

Getting To Know Bry My most prized possessions are: my two Big East Championship Rings My favorite place on campus is: Carmona’s The superpower I would want most is: to fly… because Morgantown traffic is no joking matter Favorite Nikki Izzo-Brown saying: ”Skip because it’s gameday” The best advice received: If you don’t have a choice on something, you can still choose your attitude The teammate I admire most is: Caroline ”no middle name” Szwed I am totally addicted to: my team and this program

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West Virginia University | 2012 Women's Soccer

Bri Rodriguez 5-3 | Sr. | Midfielder Aurora, Ill.

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At West Virginia In 2011 • Started all 22 matches before suffering ACL tear in NCAA contest against Virginia Tech • Totaled three goals and five assists • Scored game-winning goals in wins over Rutgers and Seton Hall • Assisted on Kate Schwindel’s game-winner against No. 8 Marquette • 2011 Missouri Athletic Club Hermann Trophy Watch List • Preseason All-Big East

At West Virginia In 2010 • Started all 24 matches, logging 80-plus minutes in 15 contests as a midfielder • NSCAA All-Northeast Region First Team • All-Big East First Team • ESPN/CoSIDA Academic All-District Second Team • Voted team MVP • CollegeSoccer360 Primetime Performer of the Week (11/15) • TopDrawerSoccer Team of the Week (11/15) • Recorded one goal and one assist in shutout win over Pitt • First multi-goal match was a two-goal night against Morehead State in NCAA action • Seven goals are fifth-most by a sophomore in school history • Seven assists are tied for second-most by a sophomore in school history • Twenty-one points are fifth-most by a sophomore in school history

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At West Virginia In 2009 • Solid rookie season, starting all 23 matches in the midfield • Big East All-Rookie Team • Big East Championship AllTournament Team • Notched first collegiate assist versus Duquesne • First career goal in league play at Georgetown • Tallied an assist in NCAA first round match against Loyola (Md.)

Rodriguez’s Single Game Career Highs Shots 4, two times, last vs. Rutgers (9/25/11) Shots on Goal 3, two times, last vs. Rutgers (9/25/11) Goals 2, vs. Morehead State (11/12/10) Assists 1, 16 times, last at Providence (10/14/11) Points 4, vs. Morehead State (11/12/10) Rodriguez’s Career Numbers Year M MS S G GWG A Pts C/E 2009 23 23 23 1 0 4 6 0/0 2010 24 24 35 7 2 7 21 1/0 2011 22 22 29 3 2 5 11 2/0 Career 69 69 87 11 4 16 38 3/0

In High School • Three-year starter at Waubonsie Valley High, led team to back-to-back undefeated state championship seasons • Scored 17 goals and had 25 assists in 2008, recorded 19 goals and had 23 assists in 2007 • 2009 PARADE All-American and three-time all-state performer by the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times • Three-time all-section and all-conference pick • 2008 Illinois Gatorade Player of the Year, 2008 IHSSCA Player of the Year • Twice named the Beacon News Player of the Year (07, 08), Naperville Sun Player of the Year (07, 08) and Daily Herald Captain and Player of the Year (07, 08) • Two-time NSCAA/adidas High School AllAmerican and 2008 NSCAA/adidas High School National Player of the Year • A three-time NSCAA/adidas Youth All-American while playing for Eclipse Select club team • Participant at 2007 adidas ESP Camp, 2007 Nike Premier 50 Camp, U-16 National Team Player Pool (07) and U-17 National Team Player Pool (08)

Personal • Daughter of Jim and Mary Rodriguez • One of five children • Birthday is March 3 • Majoring in sport management • Father played football and baseball at Buffalo • Mother played basketball, field hockey and softball at Buffalo State • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member • Big East Academic All-Star • Dean’s List

Getting To Know Bri What TV shows can’t you miss? Dexter, Gossip Girl, Homeland, Shameless, 90210, Lying Game, I’ll stop there... My most prized possession is: my iPhone My teammates would say I’m: a wanderer The best advice I’ve ever been given: Come to WVU! (thanks Lew) Best nickname I have ever had: Rod You would never catch me: in a class without Sara Keane

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West Virginia University | 2012 Women's Soccer

Mallory Smith 5-11 | Sr. | Defender Hamden, Conn.

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At West Virginia In 2011 • Started final 18 matches as a defensive center mid • Helped defense record 11 shutouts and hold 10 opponents to less than five shots on-goal • Averaged 53 minutes per game, including season-high 78 at Connecticut • Recorded five points on two goals and one assist • Multi-point game (1G, 1A) against Purdue • Scored game-winning goal in shutout win over St. John’s At West Virginia In 2010 • Appeared in 21 of 24 matches as a reserve defender, assisting in school-record 14 shutouts • Totaled three goals and one assist for seven points on the season • Logged seven matches of 30-plus minutes • Connected on game-winning goal versus No. 5 Virginia • Recorded one goal and one assist, first of her career, in shutout win over Florida Atlantic • First career goal against Bowling Green At West Virginia In 2009 • Appeared in six matches as a freshman • First career action came against Duquesne, logging 27 minutes off the bench

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• Took one shot in 49 minutes versus Dartmouth, filling in for injured Caralee Keppler • Logged eight minutes in NCAA tournament contest at Wake Forest

Smith’s Single Game Career Highs Shots 5, vs. Florida Atlantic (8/21/11) Shots on Goal 2, two times, last vs. Purdue (8/21/11) Goals 1, five times, last vs. St. John’s (10/7/11) Assists 1, two times, last vs. Purdue (8/21/11) Points 3, two times, last vs. Purdue (8/21/11)

In High School Smith’s Career Numbers • Four-time first team allYear M MS S G GWG A Pts C/E conference selection for 2009 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0/0 Hamden Hall Country Day 2010 21 1 14 3 1 1 7 0/0 • First team all-state twice (07, 2011 22 18 22 2 1 1 5 2/0 08) and all-area pick for three Career 49 19 37 5 2 2 12 2/0 seasons (2006-08) Getting To Know Mallory • Member of the All-New England Prep Team What song that when you hear it, it reminds in 2007 and 2008 while guiding her team to you of your team? Dance by Big Sean New England Prep championships in 2006 and 2007 My most prized possession are: my two Big • Three-time WNEPSAA all-Star Team pick East Championship rings • 2008 New Haven Soccer Officials Association Female Player of the Year • Played club soccer for six years, most recently with Connecticut Football Club United • Played on Connecticut ODP teams since 2003; Region I team member in 2007 and 2008 • Led team to state cup championship seasons in 2004, 2005, 2007 and 2008 Personal • Daughter of David Smith and Arlette Sampson • Only child • Birthday is March 13 • Majoring in management

My favorite place on campus is: a tie between the blue track and indoor track...both take my breath away The superpower I would want most is: to be a mindreader Name of a reality TV show I would create: Real Roommates of College Favorite Nikki Izzo-Brown saying: There are seriously too many...the woman is a riot! My teammates would say I’m: full of social knowledge Significance of my uniform number: is my mom’s day of birth

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West Virginia University | 2012 Women's Soccer

Caroline Szwed 5-7 | Sr. | Midfielder Oakville, Ontario

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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 • Started all 23 matches, playing 80-plus minutes in 15 contests • Big East All-Rookie Team • Played the most minutes of any freshman in 2009, totaling 1,851

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• Led the team in assists with six; first rookie to lead WVU in assists since 1999 • First collegiate assist 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.)

Szwed’s Single Game Career Highs Shots 3, fix 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) Szwed’s Career Numbers Year M MS S G GWG A Pts C/E 2009 23 23 23 1 1 6 8 0/0 2010 22 22 24 2 2 3 7 0/0 2011 22 22 19 1 0 2 4 0/0 Career 67 67 66 4 3 11 19 0/0

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 AllStar Championship Personal • Daughter of Marek and Agata Szwed • One of two children • Birthday is November 18 • Majoring in journalism • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member • Big East Academic All-Star • Dean’s List • President’s List • Multiple training camps with U-20 Canadian National Team (2009)

Getting To Know Caroline Best nickname I have ever had: Szwedy The song I love to sing karaoke to: any Justin Bieber song I am totally addicted to: Twitter and @justinbieber You would never catch me: reading or watching anything Harry Potter Significance of my uniform number: I’ve worn it for years and now love it too much to change it The superpower I would want most is: being able to fly Name of a reality TV show I would create: Day and Life of the WVU Women’s Soccer Team Favorite Nikki Izzo-Brown saying: ”Sved, do I need to speak Canadian to you?” The teammate I admire most is: can’t choose; They are all precious.

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West Virginia University | 2012 Women's Soccer

Kara Blosser 5-9 | Jr. | Midfielder Spotsylvania, Va. At West Virginia In 2011 • Redshirted

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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 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

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• 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

Blosser’s Single Game Career Highs Shots 0 Shots on Goal 0 Goals 0 Assists 0 Points 0 Blosser’s Career Numbers Year M MS S G GWG A Pts C/E 2011 redshirted Career 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0

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 member • Big East Academic All-Star • Dean’s List

Getting To Know Kara Favorite Nikki Izzo-Brown saying: ”Who said there was no ice for the ice baths?” The best advice I’ve ever been given: ”Always be thankful, love everyone, and cherish everyday because you never know when it could be your last” ‑ Alan and Kathy Hundley, in memory of Dennis Hundley The teammate I admire most is: Katie Osterman for her strength Best nickname I have ever had: Blossy The phrase I overuse the most: YOLO (you only live once) You would never catch me: riding a horse Significance of my uniform number: I admired basketball player Richard ”Rip” Hamilton growing up and he wore No. 32 What TV shows can’t you miss? The Real World and Full House

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West Virginia University | 2012 Women's Soccer

Frances Silva 5-4 | Jr. | Forward Overland Park, Kan.

• First career assist on Blake Miller goal against Villanova

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At West Virginia In 2011 • 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 • All-Big East Second Team • Big East Championship All-Tournament Team • 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 • Appeared in all 24 matches as a true freshman, starting the final 20 • Recorded four goals and three assists for 11 points on the season • Big East All-Rookie Team • Soccer America All-Rookie second team • Big East Rookie of the Week (10/18) • Voted team’s most improved player • 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

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Silva’s Single Game Career Highs Shots 4, six times, last at Connecticut (10/16/11) Shots on Goal 3, three times, last at Pitt (10/21/11) Goals 1, 12 times, last vs. Louisville (11/6/11) Assists 1, seven times, last vs. Georgetown (11/4/11) Points 3, three times, last vs. Georgetown (11/14/11)

In High School • Four-year starter at Blue Valley North High, helped team to a state championship in 2007 Silva’s Career Numbers • Totaled 41 goals and 17 Year M MS S G GWG A Pts C/E assists 2010 24 20 33 4 1 3 11 0/0 • Holds the school record for 2011 22 22 45 8 1 4 20 1/0 goals in a game (4), goals in a Career 46 42 78 12 2 7 31 1/0 season (20), assists in a game (4), points in a game (8) and points in a season (48) Getting To Know Frances • Named all-state and all-league for threeWhat song that when you hear it, it reminds straight seasons (2007-09) you of your team? Cat Daddy or Fly • Kansas City Sun all-offensive and defensive teams (2007-09) What TV show can’t you miss? Sara Keane got • Kansas City Star All-Metro (2007-09) me hooked on Criminal Minds so I try to watch • Played club soccer with Blue Valley Stars whenever it’s on Mallorca – six-time defending state cup My favorite place on campus is: our training champions facility • ODP state team member in 2005-09 • Member of the ODP regional teams in 2006Name of a reality TV show I would create: Two09 and an ODP national pool participant in 2006 A-Days: WVU Women’s Soccer • Four-year honor roll student Favorite Nikki Izzo-Brown saying: There’s too Personal many to mention, probably ”They scored on • Daughter of Miguel Silva and Dina Leon seven of their four shots” • One of three children My teammates would say I’m: always sleeping • Birthday is November 2 • Majoring in broadcast journalism The best advice I’ve ever been given: Hard work • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member beats talent when talent fails to work hard • Big East Academic All-Star • President’s List You would never catch me: waking up early for no reason

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West Virginia University | 2012 Women's Soccer

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Erin Brown 5-4 | So. | Midfielder Spotsylvania County, Va. At West Virginia In 2011 • Saw action in two matches as a true freshman • First career action came against Marshall In High School • Three-year letterwinner at Riverbend High • Led team to three consecutive district titles • Coaches Award winner on regional championship team • Played club soccer for Fredericksburg Area Soccer Association, twice named team captain • Recorded 23 goals and 27 assists in league play the past three seasons • Central district ODP member from 2005-06 and 2008-09 • National Honor Society member • Member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Young Life

Personal • Daughter of Todd and Michelle Brown • One of three children • Birthday is March 9 • Father played soccer at Washington and Lee • Big East Academic All-Star

Brown’s Single Game Career Highs Shots 0 Shots on Goal 0 Goals 0 Assists 0 Points 0 Brown’s Career Numbers Year M MS S G GWG A Pts C/E 2011 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 Career 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0

Getting To Know Erin What TV show can’t you miss? Cake Boss My most prized possession is: picture of my sister My favorite place on campus is: Starbucks in the bookstore The superpower I would want most is: mind reader Name of a reality TV show I would create: Favorite Nikki Izzo-Brown saying: ”Nice poe toke” The teammate I admire most is: Sara Keane Best nickname I have ever had: Brownie The phrase I overuse the most: “Holy cannoli” The song I love to sing karaoke to: any Adele song I am totally addicted to: coffee You would never catch me: on a water slide

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West Virginia University | 2012 Women's Soccer

Whitney Cavender 5-3 | So. | Midfielder Morgantown, W.Va.

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At West Virginia In 2011 • Did not see action as a true freshman

In High School • Four-year letterwinner for University High • 2010 Gatorade West Virginia Girls Soccer Player of the Year • 2009 state AAA Girls Forward of the Year • 2009 NSCAA/adidas High School All-American • Two-time all-state and three-time all-North Central Athletic Conference • 2009 North Central Athletic Conference Player of the Year • Led team to 2009 state championship and 2008 state runner-up • 4.0 student and National Honor Society member • Played eight years of club soccer for West Virginia United and four years for Penns Forest FC • West Virginia ODP member from 2002-08 • 2009 WVSA U-18 state champions • Ran track her senior year

Personal • Daughter of Jim and Tammy Cavender • One of two children • Birthday is June 19 • Father is a WVU graduate • Mother works in WVU’s athletic department • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member • Big East Academic All-Star • President’s List

Cavender’s Single Game Career Highs Shots 0 Shots on Goal 0 Goals 0 Assists 0 Points 0 Cavender’s Career Numbers Year M MS S G GWG A Pts C/E 2011 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 Career 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0

Getting To Know Whitney

What TV show can’t you miss? Real Housewives of Orange County

My most prized possession is: my cell phone My favorite place on campus is: the library Name of a reality TV show I would create: Real Housewives of Morgantown I am totally addicted to: chips and salsa You would never catch me: near snakes or spiders Significance of my uniform number: It’s double Ashley Ramsey’s number Favorite Nikki Izzo-Brown saying: ”Touche pussycat” The teammate I admire most is: Nicolette DeLaurentis The song I love to sing karaoke to: Should’ve Kissed You

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West Virginia University | 2012 Women's Soccer

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

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At West Virginia In 2011 • Saw action in three matches as a true freshman • First career action came in win over 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

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Personal • Daughter of Tim and Donna Connelly • One of two children • Birthday is October 10 • Father ran track and cross country at Notre Dame and is its head women’s cross country coach • Mother is a WVU graduate • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member • Big East Academic All-Star • President’s List

Connelly’s Single Game Career Highs Shots 0 Shots on Goal 0 Goals 0 Assists 0 Points 0 Connelly’s Career Numbers Year M MS S G GWG A Pts C/E 2011 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 Career 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0

Getting To Know Ali What song that when you hear it, it reminds you of your team? Fly My most prized possession is: my iPhone My favorite place on campus is: the MountainLair The superpower I would want most is: time travel Favorite Nikki Izzo-Brown saying: ”Skip cause its gameday” My teammates would say I’m: a good runner The best advice I’ve ever been given: Never give up on your dreams The teammate I admire most is: Bry McCarthy Best nickname I have ever had: A-Con The phrase I overuse the most: awkward The song I love to sing karaoke to: Livin On A Prayer

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West Virginia University | 2012 Women's Soccer

Jess Crowder 5-2 | So. | Midfielder Cary, N.C.

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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 • Birthday is October 27 • Mother played softball at Illinois Tech • Second degree black belt in tae kwon do • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member • Big East Academic All-Star

Crowder’s Single Game Career Highs Shots 0 Shots on Goal 0 Goals 0 Assists 0 Points 0 Crowder’s Career Numbers Year M MS S G GWG A Pts C/E 2011 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 Career 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0

Getting To Know Jess What TV show can’t you miss? The Amazing Race because I know I could so beat the other contestants My most prized possession is: 2009 Harley Davidson 883 XL Low Sportster My favorite place on campus is: the Mountain Lair because there’s always something going on Favorite Nikki Izzo-Brown saying: ”It doesn’t take talent to hustle” The best advice I’ve ever been given: from my former coach Damon Nahas: ”Whether you’re training, playing pickup, or practicing drills, always play at game speed” Best nickname I have ever had: Ninja The song I love to sing karaoke to: Mamma Mia I am totally addicted to: shoes You would never catch me: singing karaoke

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Sara Keane 5-9 | So. | Goalkeeper Mt. Laurel, N.J.

At West Virginia In 2011 • Won 17 matches with nine shutouts in rookie season • Made five-plus saves on seven occasions • Career high 8 saves at Pitt to clinch division title • Soccer America All-Freshman Second Team • 2011 All-Big East Second Team and Big East All-Rookie Team • 2011 Big East Championship All-Tournament Team • 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) 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)

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• Three-time first team allKeane’s Career Numbers conference, first team All-South Year M MS Min GA GA Avg. Saves Shutouts Jersey and Star Ledger all-state 2009 medical redshirt • Teams were South Jersey 2010 redshirt champions three years 2011 22 22 1975:49 20 0.91 80 9 (2006-08) Career 22 22 1975:49 20 0.91 80 9 • Coached by her father in club soccer, the Mt. Laurel United Keane’s Career Record Fire, and with teammate Year Win Loss Tie Nicolette DeLaurentis Career 17 5 0 • 2008 team were U-17 state cup champions Getting To Know Sara • NSCAA/adidas youth girls all-Region What TV show can’t you miss? Pretty Little Liars selection • Played on New Jersey state ODP teams for My most prized possession is: a cross necklace my dad got me for Christmas the past five seasons (2004-08), including a U-15 national championship squad Favorite Nikki Izzo-Brown saying: ”Pressure is a • Played on Region I teams in 2004, 2006 and privilege” 2007, and was a U-16 and U-17 National Pool participant My teammates would say I’m: a bronzed goddess • Golden Glove winner at ODP nationals and at the 2007 adidas ESP The best advice I’ve ever been given: If you love • Participated in the 2007 adidas ESP Camp what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life and 2007 Nike Premier 50 Camp The teammate I admire most is: Bry McCarthy and Nicolette DeLauretnis Personal • Daughter of Mike and Kim Keane The phrase I overuse the most: I’ll get back to you • One of two children on this one • Birthday is June 7 • Majoring in sport management I am totally addicted to: my phone • Father played soccer at Wilkes University • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member You would never catch me: not with Bri Rodriguez • Big East Academic All-Star Significance of my uniform number: my best • Dean’s List friend is number 22 and I wanted the number next to her so I chose 23. It’s been my number since I was 7.

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West Virginia University | 2012 Women's Soccer

Sami Molina 5-2 | So. | Forward Huntington, W.Va.

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At West Virginia In 2011 • Saw action in three matches as a rookie • First career action came at Penn State

In High School • Four-time all-state performer at Cabell Midland High • 2011 Gatorade West Virginia Girls Soccer Player of the Year • Three-time first team all-state (2007, 2009-10); three-time first team all-conference • Recorded 91 goals and 32 assists in her career, including 16 hat tricks and 16 gamewinners • Successfully converted 19-21 PKs • 2010 North/South Senior Team selection, recording 21 goals and 17 assists as a senior • 2009 state AAA Girls Forward of the Year • 2008 second team all-state, leading team to conference and sectional titles • Also ran track (2011) and played basketball (2007) and football (2009); first female kicker at CMHS • Played club for several teams, most recently with West Virginia United for former Mountaineer Christen Seaman • Member of state cup champions teams from 2005-10

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• Member of ODP state teams from 2003-08 • Honor roll student Personal • Daughter of Dawn and the late Louis Molina • One of five children • Birthday is November 13 • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member • Big East Academic All-Star

Molina’s Single Game Career Highs Shots 0 Shots on Goal 0 Goals 0 Assists 0 Points 0 Molina’s Career Numbers Year M MS S G GWG A Pts C/E 2011 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 Career 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0

Getting To Know Sami The best advice I’ve ever been given: ”It’s all mental” Best nickname I have ever had: Sallory, Malantha The phrase I overuse the most: ”Heard that, wish I didn’t but I did” I am totally addicted to: chips What song that when you hear it, it reminds you of your team? Barefoot Blue Jean Night What TV show can’t you miss? Real Housewives of New Jersey My most prized possession is: my doll My favorite place on campus is: my bed The superpower I would want most is: read people’s minds Favorite Nikki Izzo-Brown saying: ”Teamwork makes the dream work”

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West Virginia University | 2012 Women's Soccer

Katie Osterman 5-9 | So. | Goalkeeper Virginia Beach, Va. At West Virginia In 2011 • Did not see action

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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

Personal • Daughter of Tony and Joyce Osterman • One of four children • Birthday is December 13 • Father played collegiate lacrosse • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member • Big East Academic All-Star • Dean’s List • President’s List

Osterman’s Career Numbers Year M MS Min GA GA Avg. Saves Shutouts 2011 did not see action Career 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Osterman’s Career Record Year Win Loss Tie Career 0 0 0

Getting To Know Katie What TV shows can’t you miss? The Bachelor and The Bachelorette My most prized possession is: a letter from my brother to stay strong and keep carrying on My favorite place on campus is: Mountaineer Field because it is a place where WVU comes alive The superpower I would want most is: the ability to fly Name of a reality TV show I would create: One Day in the Life of Nikki Izzo-Brown Favorite Nikki Izzo-Brown saying: ”Touché pussycat” The best advice I’ve ever been given: The ultimate reason for setting goals is to entice you to become the person it takes to achieve them I am totally addicted to: frozen yogurt The song I love to sing karaoke to: It’s America

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West Virginia University | 2012 Women's Soccer

Ashley Ramsey 5-8 | So. | Midfielder Morgantown, W.Va.

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At West Virginia In 2011 • Saw action in three matches as a true freshman • First career action came against Marshall, logging 11 minutes off the bench

In High School • Four-year letterwinner at University High • Three-time all-state selection (2008-10), leading team to back-to-back state titles (2009, 2010) • 2010 WV Sports Writer’s Player of the Year, 2010 WV Midfielder of the Year • Totaled 68 goals and 50 assists in career • 2010 NCAC Player of the Year and four-time NCAC All-Conference • 2010 OVAC All-Valley Team • Played club soccer for West Virginia United for former Mountaineer Christen Seaman • 2010 state champions and ODP member from 2006-08 • 2008 Regional Pool participant • Principal’s Honor Roll and National Honor’s Society member • Three-year Spanish Honorary and Math Honorary

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Personal • Daughter of Mark and Cindy Ramsey • One of two children • Birthday is July 20 • Mother played soccer at NC State • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member • Big East Academic All-Star

Ramsey’s Single Game Career Highs Shots 0 Shots on Goal 0 Goals 0 Assists 0 Points 0 Ramsey’s Career Numbers Year M MS S G GWG A Pts C/E 2011 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 Career 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0

Getting To Know Ashley What TV show can’t you miss? Single Ladies My teammates would say I’m: their favorite cat lover The best advice I’ve ever been given: Don’t yawn in front of coach The teammate I admire most is: Caroline SzwedOn the field she can control the game and off the field she can get along with anyone Best nickname I have ever had: Well, most clever would be Ashtray My most prized possessions are: my Drake poster and cell phone My favorite place on campus is: my apartment The superpower I would want most is: to be invisible Name of a reality TV show I would create: Three-A-Days

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West Virginia University | 2012 Women's Soccer

Megan Robinson 5-6 | So. | Midfielder Wheeling, W.Va.

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At West Virginia In 2011 • Did not see action as a true freshman

In High School • Four-year defender from Wheeling Park High • Honorable mention all-state as a senior • First team All-OVAC • All-Academic Team selection • Twice named team’s defensive player of the year • Honorable mention All-OVAC as a junior • Earned Coaches Choice Award in 2009 • Played club soccer for FC Wheeling United • National Honor Society member • Student Council and Key Club participant

Personal • Daughter of Jim and Ali Robinson • One of three children • Birthday is August 18

Robinson’s Single Game Career Highs Shots 0 Shots on Goal 0 Goals 0 Assists 0 Points 0 Robinson’s Career Numbers Year M MS S G GWG A Pts C/E 2011 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 Career 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0

Getting To Know Megan What TV show can’t you miss? One Tree Hill My most prized possession is: my iPhone My favorite place on campus is: Woodburn Circle Name of a reality TV show I would create: Real World Morgantown My teammates would say I’m: comedic relief The best advice I’ve ever been given: ”Never give up on what you want most” The teammate I admire most is: Bry McCarthy Best nickname I have ever had: I’m good with Meg I am totally addicted to: cheddar & sour cream chips You would never catch me: cooking my own food

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West Virginia University | 2012 Women's Soccer

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

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At West Virginia In 2011 • Made 22 starts en route to being named Big East Rookie of the Year • Soccer America All-Freshman second team • All-Big East Second Team • Big East All-Rookie Team • Big East Championship All-Tournament Team • Voted team’s most improved player • 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) 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

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• Two-time first team all-state, Schwindel’s Single Game Career Highs four-time all-conference and Shots 6, at Pitt (10/21/11) four-time all-county Shots on Goal 4, two times, last at Pitt (10/21/11) • Totaled 118 goals and 68 Goals 1, six times, last vs. Georgetown (11/4/11) assists in her career Assists 2, at Connecticut (10/16/11) • Recorded 40 goals and 20 Points 3, three times, last vs. Georgetown (11/4/11) assists as a senior, finishing as state runner-up Schwindel’s Career Numbers • Played club soccer for Montclair Year M MS S G GWG A Pts C/E United Thunderbolts 2011 22 22 51 6 2 7 19 2/0 • Led Thunderbolts to 2009 state Career 22 22 51 6 2 7 19 2/0 championship, three other state finalists Getting To Know Kate • 2008 and 2009 US U17 National Team Pool; What TV show can’t you miss? Jersey Shore U14 National Camp • Member of NJ ODP teams from 2005-11 My most prized possession is: my cell phone • 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 • U.S. U-20 National Team Training Camp (2012) • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll member • Big East Academic All-Star

My teammates would say I’m: a typical Jersey girl You would never catch me: listening to country music The best advice I’ve ever been given: ”Never give up and always play tough” The teammate I admire most is: I love them all Best nickname I have ever had: Schwinny The phrase I overuse the most: I’m starving The song I love to sing karaoke to: Barbie Girl I am totally addicted to: eating

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West Virginia University | 2012 Women's Soccer

Annalika Steyn 5-0 | r-Fr. | Forward Hoover, Ala. At West Virginia In 2011 • Medical redshirt

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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

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Personal • Daughter of Adrie and Spira Steyn • One of three children • Birthday is April 8 • Father played rugby and mother ran track • Accomplished poet

Steyn’s Single Game Career Highs Shots 0 Shots on Goal 0 Goals 0 Assists 0 Points 0 Steyn’s Career Numbers Year M MS S G GWG A Pts C/E 2011 medical redshirted Career 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0

Getting To Know Annalika What TV show can’t you miss? Grey’s Anatomy and The Bachelorette My most prized possession is: my phone The superpower I would want most is: to be invisible Name of a reality TV show I would create: Real Housewives of Bama The best advice I’ve ever been given: ”Never give up” The teammate I admire most is: I admire the whole team The phrase I overuse the most: ”Ashley, you’re so annoying” The song I love to sing karaoke to: Wagon Wheel You would never catch me: taking a self picture in the mirror

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West Virginia University | 2012 Women's Soccer

Caitlin Hulyo 5-6 | Sr. | Goalkeeper Lititz, Pa.

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Colorado College • Three-year starter with 24 wins and 17 shutouts • Made 51 appearances in three seasons, recording 200 saves • Sat out the 2011 season due to injury • Started 18 of 19 matches as a junior in 2010, earning all-conference second team honors • CollegeSoccer360 National Primetime Performer of the Week (9/14/10) for 12-save effort against Oklahoma State • Earned All-Conference USA Third Team accolades in 2009 • Tied for first among all C-USA keepers with a 0.81 GAA as a sophomore • Was named to the 2008 C-USA All-Freshman Team

Maggie Bedillion 5-8 | Fr. | Defender Washington, Pa.

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• Appeared in 13 matches as a rookie, including action in the C-USA tournament In High School • Team captain and MVP at Lancaster Catholic High • First team all-league selection • Guided team to 2006 section championship • Played club for Penn Strikers • Region I ODP participant (2002-06) • 2005 US U15 National Team Pool Personal • Daughter of Michael Hulyo and Julia Brittain-Hulyo • One of two children • Birthday is May 11

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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)

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My most prized possessions are: my sarcasm and amazing wit The best advice I’ve ever been given: O.W.E. Out Work Everyone Best nickname I have ever had: Bug The phrase I overuse the most: ”It is what it is” The song I love to sing karaoke to: my head is a karaoke machine, so everything that comes on I am totally addicted to: green olives and singing You would never catch me: bashing my family or without my iPod Significance of my uniform number: If you’re not first, you’re last. Because no one remembers who came in second place.

Personal • Daughter of Daniel and Conniejo Passo • One of two children • Birthday is March 31

Getting To Know Maggie

What TV show can’t you miss? Duck Dynasty My most prized possession is: Material things don’t matter to me The superpower I would want most is: to be invisible

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

Carly Black 5-8 | Fr. | Defender Horsham, Pa.

Getting To Know Caitlin What TV show can’t you miss?: The Big Bang Theory

Name of a reality TV show I would create: Flavor of Soccer The best advice I’ve ever been given: ”Silence is golden” Best nickname I have ever had: Magster The phrase I overuse the most: ”I’m over it” The song I love to sing karaoke to: Love Shack I am totally addicted to: sunflower seeds You would never catch me: not laughing • 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 of 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 • Birthday is February 4 • Mother played soccer at La Salle

Getting To Know Carly

What TV show can’t you miss? Parenthood My most prized possessions are: pictures of family and friends The superpower I would want most is: the ability to fly Name of a reality TV show I would create: Are We There Yet? (inspired by stories of driving to soccer practice) The best advice I’ve ever been given: ”Go for it” The phrase I overuse the most: ”Uh, can I tell you something?” The song I love to sing karaoke to: The Real Slim Shady I am totally addicted to: mile and ice cream Significance of my uniform number: none…my first two choices were taken

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West Virginia University | 2012 Women's Soccer

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

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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 • 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

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

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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 (200809)

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• 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 Personal • Daughter of Dan and Vickie Conroy • One of two children • Birthday is September 26

Getting To Know Halie What TV show can’t you miss? American Idol My most prized possession is: my blanket The superpower I would want most is: to be invisible Name of a reality TV show I would create: Mile High The best advice I’ve ever been given: ”Be smart. Be safe. Be Halie.” Best nickname I have ever had: Bincer The phrase I overuse the most: ”Otay” The song I love to sing karaoke to: Stephen I am totally addicted to: Mexican food You would never catch me: wearing a Raiders jersey Significance of my uniform number: I like even numbers

• 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 • Birthday is July 28 • Mother was a downhill skier

Getting To Know Leah What TV show can’t you miss? America’s Got Talent My most prized possession is: my pictures The superpower I would want most is: teleport Name of a reality TV show I would create: Keeping up with the Emauses The best advice I’ve ever been given: ”Do what you love and do it with confidence” Best nickname I have ever had: Beast Lee The phrase I overuse the most: ”Got it” The song I love to sing karaoke to: I Will Survive I am totally addicted to: exercise and cooking/ baking You would never catch me: at a fast food restaurant

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West Virginia University | 2012 Women's Soccer

Mia Gunter 5-1 | Fr. | Defender

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

In High School • Strong, attacking midfielder at St. Francis Xavier • Led team to city championship in 2011 • Plays club with Northwest United • Member of two U-16 national bronze medal teams (2009 and 2010) • National Training Center Program participant since 2009 • Played on six provincial gold medal club teams (indoor and outdoor) • Five-time Alberta Provincial All-Star (2006-10)

Amanda Hill 5-6 | Fr. | Midfielder Washington, Pa.

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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

Noelle Honeycutt 5-6 | Fr. | Defender Huntsville, Ala.

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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, 2009-2011)

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• Played on Provincial silver medal squad in 2007 and bronze medal team in 2011 • Honors Student • Also participated in rowing and track at St. Francis Xavier Personal • Daughter of Lorne Gunter and Doris Bonora • One of two children • Birthday is August 12

Getting To Know Caitlin What TV show can’t you miss? CSI My most prized possession is: my family The superpower I would want most is: reverse time Name of a reality TV show I would create: Real Housecats of Morgantown The best advice I’ve ever been given: ”Your will to win has to be greater than your fear of losing” Best nickname I have ever had: Mimi The phrase I overuse the most: ”Everything happens for a reason” The song I love to sing karaoke to: Believe I am totally addicted to: cooking Significance of my uniform number: It is the number of my childhood and current soccer hero Christine Sinclair

• 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 • Class valedictorian • Also ran track at Trinity Personal • Daughter of Jay and Lori Hill • One of four children • Birthday is November 20

• 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 Personal • Daughter of Tharon and Tammy Honeycutt • One of three children • Birthday is July 4

Getting To Know Amanda

What TV show can’t you miss? Criminal Minds My most prized possession is: my dog The superpower I would want most is: to fly Name of a reality TV show I would create: American Athlete The best advice I’ve ever been given: ”Never give up” Best nickname I have ever had: Lil Hill The phrase I overuse the most: ”You got it” The song I love to sing karaoke to: Beautiful Soul I am totally addicted to: the outdoors Significance of my uniform number: it was my mom’s lucky number

Getting To Know Noelle

What TV show can’t you miss? NCIS

My most prized possession is: my state championship ring The superpower I would want most is: super speed Name of a reality TV show I would create: Soccer Girl Problems The best advice I’ve ever been given: ”Don’t worry about what you can’t control” Best nickname I have ever had: crazy legs The phrase I overuse the most: ”You can’t be serious?” The song I love to sing karaoke to: Forget You I am totally addicted to: ice cream You would never catch me: dancing in front of a large crowd

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West Virginia University | 2012 Women's Soccer

Shelby Lyon 5-6 | Fr. | Forward Tabernacle, N.J.

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In High School • Four-year varsity starter Seneca High • Twice named all-conference • 2011 All-South Jersey selection • 2011 Team MVP and High School All-Star selection • Led 2008 squad to Group 3 championship • Holds school record for season and career goals • Plays club for South Jersey Barons-Banshees • 2009-10 SYL National ODP Team Member • Helped team to 2009 Super Y League finals appearance • Named U-15 Banshees MVP and Players Choice Award winner

Kelsie Maloney 5-2 | Fr. | Forward Harrisburg, Pa.

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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

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• Guided teams to three consecutive state cup semifinals (2006-08) • Named Seneca’s 2012 Most Courageous Athlete • Honor Roll student Personal • Daughter of John and Deanna Lyon • One of five children • Birthday is June 14

Getting To Know Shelby What TV show can’t you miss? Friends My most prized possession is: my puppy Lulu The superpower I would want most is: to fly Name of a reality TV show I would create: The Lyon’s Den The best advice I’ve ever been given: ”Be yourself” Best nickname I have ever had: Shell or Shelbo The phrase I overuse the most: ”Hey, you don’t say that” The song I love to sing karaoke to: Call Me Maybe I am totally addicted to: cracking my knuckles You would never catch me: not trying my best

• 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 Personal • Daughter of Terence and Tammy Maloney • One of four children • Birthday is September 11

Getting To Know Kelsie What TV show can’t you miss? Law & Order SVU My most prized possession is: my family The superpower I would want most is: to be invisible Name of a reality TV show I would create: Kicking it with the Maloneys The best advice I’ve ever been given: ”Work hard and never, ever give up” Best nickname I have ever had: Energizer bunny The phrase I overuse the most: ”Are you serious?” The song I love to sing karaoke to: Margaritaville I am totally addicted to: having fun and competing You would never catch me: not dancing at a party

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Cari Price 5-9 | Fr. | Defender Sykesville, Md.

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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

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

Getting To Know Cari What TV show can’t you miss? Spongebob Squarepants My most prized possession is: my dog The superpower I would want most is: invisibility The best advice I’ve ever been given: Hakuna Matata Best nickname I have ever had: Pebbles The phrase I overuse the most: ”You know what I mean” The song I love to sing karaoke to: Man in the Mirror I am totally addicted to: baby animals

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

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In High School • Four-year letterwinner at Pattonville High • ESPNHS Top 150 recruit (No. 139) and ESPNHS All-Star • 2011 NSCAA All-Region (Midwest) selection • 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)

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• 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 championship 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

Getting To Know Kailey What TV show can’t you miss? One Tree Hill My most prized possession is: my cell phone The superpower I would want most is: to fly Name of a reality TV show I would create: Kailey’s Chaotic Life The best advice I’ve ever been given: ”Give 100% effort in whatever you do” Best nickname I have ever had: Mouskie The phrase I overuse the most: any line from the movie Bridesmaids The song I love to sing karaoke to: I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing I am totally addicted to: country music You would never catch me: eating seafood

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Bry McCarthy

Frances Silva

2012 Season Preview WVU begins inaugural season in the Big 12 Challenging Competition The 2012 West Virginia women’s soccer schedule is a grueling one, facing eight teams that appeared in the 2011 NCAA tournament – Baylor, Kansas, La Salle, Miami, Oklahoma State, Penn State, Stanford and Texas. ”We are looking forward to an exciting 2012 season,” says coach Nikki Izzo-Brown. “Our schedule has a good mix of conference and non-conference opponents that will help prepare us to make a deep postseason run.” First Time Foe West Virginia will square off against 10 new opponent this fall. Those teams are La Salle, Western Carolina, Stanford, along with seven Big 12 foes: Baylor, Iowa State, Kansas, Kansas State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Texas Tech. In the program’s 16-year existence (heading into 2012), the Mountaineers have faced 83 different teams. WVU’s lone first-time opponent in 2011 was High Point.

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Big 12 Soccer West Virginia became official members of the Big 12 Conference on July 1, 2012. WVU women’s soccer will add to the competiveness of the league, bringing 12 consecutive NCAA appearances on its resume. Last fall, every Big 12 team ranked in the top 100 in the final NCAA RPI listing – a league first. Also last season, the Big 12 had the nation’s top scoring offense (Texas A&M, 3.17 goals per game) and the country’s best defense (Oklahoma State, .337 goals allowed per game). Big 12 Championship West Virginia, winners of three of the last five Big East Women’s Soccer Championships, will have a new venue for its postseason play. The 2012 Big 12 Soccer Championship will take place on at Blossom Soccer Stadium in San Antonio, Texas. No matches will be played on campus sites. It marks the 16th consecutive year that the University of Texas and San Antonio Sports Foundation will co-host the event at the venue. 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

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for the Big 12 Championship. A squad gets three points for each conference win and one point for each conference tie. All-Conference Returnees West Virginia returns seven starters this season, including six players who have previously earned all-conference recognition. Those student-athletes are seniors Bry McCarthy (second team, 2011; third team, 2010), Bri Rodriguez (first team, 2010; rookie team, 2009) and Caroline Szwed (rookie team, 2009), junior Frances Silva (second team, 2011; rookie team, 2010) and sophomores Sara Keane (second team, 2011; rookie team, 2011) and Kate Schwindel (second team, 2011; rookie team, 2011). Youthful Squad Only five Mountaineers have played in more than 40 matches at West Virginia, led by seniors Bry McCarthy and Bri Rodriguez with 69 appearances. Caroline Szwed (67), Mallory Smith (49) and Frances Silva (46) complete the listing. Rodriguez leads all active players with 69 career starts, followed by Szwed with 67. Of the roster’s 30 players, 22 of them are either freshmen or sophomores. Seven different players on the 2012 roster have started at least one match in their career – half as many as a year ago.

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West Virginia University | 2012 Women's Soccer Not factored into the numbers above is graduate student Caitlin Hulyo, who is finishing up her eligibility after a standout career at Colorado College. A three-year starter, Hulyo played in 51 matches and recorded 200 saves. She is a two-time All-Conference USA goalkeeper. Offensive Outlook The 2011 Mountaineers recorded 49 goals (six shy of the school record) and 45 assists (two shy of the school record) en route to a 143-point season. WVU returns 53 percent of its goals and 37 percent of its assists for 2012. Forwards Frances Silva and Kate Schwindel return after combining for 14 goals and 11 assists last fall. Both were named to the All-Big East second team and Schwindel was crowned the league’s rookie of the year. Six different Mountaineers on the current roster have scored a goal in their careers. Defensive Outlook West Virginia returns only one starter along the back line this fall in senior Bry McCarthy The outside back owns 69 career appearances with 58 starts. In goal, sophomore Sara Keane returns after registering nine shutouts in 2011. Both were named to the All-Big East second team. Three defender positions, along with the holding midfield spot of Caroline Szwed – out for the season with a knee injury, are up for grabs.

Spanning the Globe WVU features studentathletes from Canada and 14 different U.S. states on its 2012 roster. Five players come from Pennsylvania, four from New Jersey and West Virginia, three from Canada and Virginia. Alabama claims two players and nine states have one player wearing the Old Gold and Blue. An International Experience Taking advantage of an NCAA rule that allows programs to travel overseas as part of an international tour every four years, WVU took a nine-day tour of Spain on its 2012 spring break. The Mountaineers traveled to Madrid and Barcelona, playing three games while exploring new cultures. The team attended one professional game and took guided tours of Real Madrid’s Bernebeu Stadium and FC Barcelona’s Nou Camp Stadium. ”The experience and knowledge gained from our trip to Spain was also invaluable in our development,” says coach Nikki Izzo-Brown. “The trip served as a great learning environment for our ladies to continue their development individually and as a team.”

Kate Schwindel Home Sweet Home Mountaineer soccer teams have played well in Morgantown throughout the years, putting together a 69-12-8 home record since Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium opened in August 2004. Last season, WVU posted an 11-2-0 home record, including a 3-1 victory over eighthranked Marquette on Sept. 18. Elite Instruction In 16 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 2012 season, she ranks in the Top 25 among NCAA Division I coaches all-time with a .700 winning percentage (includes one year at West Virginia Wesleyan). Izzo-Brown has secured double-digit wins in each of the past 12 seasons and she has never had a losing season in 17 years as a head coach. Her career record stands at 237-92-32. Helping Kick Cancer The women’s soccer team raised $12,854 this spring in its effort to help fight breast cancer. All of the money raised goes directly to the Betty Puskar Breast Cancer Fund at the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center. A check presentation for the money raised this past spring will be held at halftime of one of the fall matches. The WVU women’s soccer team has raised more than $85,000 over the past nine years to help fight breast cancer.

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Sara Keane

Nikki Izzo-Brown

One-on-One With Head Coach Nikki Izzo-Brown Coach Nikki Izzo-Brown answered some questions at the beginning of the summer about her West Virginia women’s soccer program. Q: Were you pleased with how the spring season went and what types of things did you accomplish? Izzo-Brown: I believe the spring season is more about getting better each time out, rather than working for a result. We were able to experiment with some lineups due to some injuries, allowing every player a chance to really focus on individual development. The experience and knowledge gained from our trip to Spain was also invaluable in our development. The trip served as a great learning environment for our ladies to continue their development individually and as a team. Hopefully, the training and team bonding while in Spain will carry over as we head into the Big 12 Conference. Q: You again have a schedule full of tough opponents. What are you thoughts on the 2012 slate?

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Bry McCarthy Izzo-Brown: We are excited about this fall’s schedule which features several new teams. We play a demanding non-conference schedule, highlighted by the defending champions in Stanford. Then we close out the season with eight Big 12 Conference games. I have a lot of respect for the teams in the Big 12 Conference, and we are anxious to see what it’s all about. I’m looking forward to building strong relationships with the Big 12 coaches and hopefully making it the best conference in the country. Q: Two all-conference forwards return from last year. Will the offense be a strength of this year’s team? Izzo-Brown: While it is hard to replace the leadership and experience of last year’s six-member senior class, you have to move on. And I’m excited about the opportunities for a variety of people to contribute offensively. There are a lot of talented players on this team, but there needs to be more with a scoring mentality like Blake Miller had. Kate Schwindel and Frances Silva return up top and will be threats to score every time they touch the ball. But I’m also looking for play-makers and finishers. Q: You lost three back line starters but return goalkeeper Sara Keane. What do you expect from your sophomore goalkeeper this season?

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Izzo-Brown: Sara Keane had a very solid rookie year after waiting her turn behind a four-year goalkeeper in Kerri Butler. A year ago, she had an experienced back line in front of her. This fall, she will need to be a very demanding and vocal goalkeeper for our defensive unit to be effective. She played her best soccer at the end of the season and it should carry over into a strong sophomore season. Q: Bry McCarthy spent part of her spring and summer training with the Full Canadian National Team. What did that do for her confidence as we enter the fall? Izzo-Brown: It was good for Bry to go out and prove she could compete at the highest level. While she did not make the Olympic team, she was able to train in a fast speed of play. And the confidence of going against your country’s best is only going to help Bry and our back line as a unit. She has high expectations for herself, and as the only returning starter, we will ask a lot of her this fall. 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

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West Virginia University | 2012 Women's Soccer 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 studentathlete? 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. crowd can impact the momentum of a game and serve as a 12th player in the stands. Q: Your team has won 10 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 probably the most balanced conference in the country. Last fall, every soccer program in the Conference finished in the top 100 in the NCAA RPI. On any given day, anyone can win or lose in this conference. You have to be prepared for 90 minutes of intense soccer any time you step on the field for a Big 12 match. We are excited to add to the league’s tradition of sending quality teams to the NCAA Championships.

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Day

Date

Opponent

Friday

Aug. 10

Akron (exhibition)

Sunday

Aug. 12

Friday

Aug. 17

Sunday

Time

Day

Date

Opponent

7:00 p.m.

Friday

Oct. 12

Baylor*

7:00 p.m.

Pitt (exhibition)

7:00 p.m.

Thursday

Oct. 18

Oklahoma*

7:00 p.m.

La Salle

7:00 p.m.

Friday

Oct. 26

at Texas*

8:00 p.m.

Aug. 19

Western Carolina

1:00 p.m.

Wednesday Oct. 31

Big 12 Quarterfinal~

TBA

Friday

Aug. 24

vs. Central Michigan+

5:00 p.m.

Friday

Nov. 2

Big 12 Semifinal~

TBA

Sunday

Aug. 26

vs. Stanford+

Sunday

Nov. 4

Big 12 Championship~

TBA

Friday

Aug. 31

Penn State^

7:00 p.m.

Friday

Nov. 9

NCAA First Round (Campus Sites)

TBA

Pitt vs. Miami^

5:00 p.m.

Friday

Nov. 16

NCAA Second Round (Campus Sites) TBA

Sunday

Miami^

Sunday

Nov. 18

NCAA Third Round (Campus Sites)

Sept. 2

Noon

Noon

Time

TBA

Penn State vs. Pitt^

2:30 p.m.

Friday

Nov. 23

NCAA Quarterfinals (Campus Sites) TBA

Thursday

Sept. 6

Duquesne

7:00 p.m.

Friday

Nov. 30

NCAA Semifinals (San Diego, Calif.) TBA

Sunday

Sept. 9

at Purdue

1:00 p.m.

Sunday

Dec. 2

NCAA Finals (San Diego, Calif.)

Friday

Sept. 14

Towson

7:00 p.m.

Sunday

Sept. 16

High Point

1:00 p.m.

All times Eastern and subject to change

Friday

Sept. 21

Texas Tech*

7:00 p.m.

+ Penn State Invitational

Sunday

Sept. 23

Oklahoma State*

Noon

^ WVU 90 Minute Classic

Friday

Sept. 28

at TCU*

8:00 p.m.

* Big 12 Conference match

Friday

Oct. 5

at Kansas*

5:00 p.m.

~ San Antonio, Texas

Sunday

Oct. 7

at Iowa State*

2:00 p.m.

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West Virginia University | 2012 Women's Soccer

Game 1: La Salle | 8.17.12 Location: Philadelphia, Pa. Conference: Atlantic 10 Nickname: Explorers Colors: Blue and Gold Head Coach: Paul Royal Record at LAS: 83-79-16 (nine seasons) 2011 Record: 15-2-3/7-0-2 2011 Postseason: NCAA First Round SID Contact: Kevin Bonner Email: bonner@lasalle.edu Phone: 215-951-1633 www.goexplorers.com

Game 2: Western Carolina | 8.19.12

Opponents 1-5: WVU vs. La Salle | Friday, Aug. 17 | 7:00 p.m. First Meeting: First Meeting Last meeting: n/a WVU vs. Western Carolina | Saturday, Aug. 19 | 1:00 p.m. First Meeting: First Meeting Last meeting: n/a WVU vs. Central Michigan | Friday, Aug. 24 | 5:00 p.m. First Meeting: 2000 Last meeting: 2010 WVU vs. Stanford | Saturday, Aug. 26 | 12:00 p.m. First Meeting: First Meeting Last meeting: n/a WVU vs. Penn State | Friday, Aug. 31 | 7:00 p.m. First Meeting: 2003 Last meeting: 2011

Game 4: vs. Stanford | 8.26.12

Location: Cullowhee, N.C. Conference: Southern Conference Nickname: Catamounts Colors: Purple and Gold

Location: Stanford, Calif. Conference: Pacific-12 Nickname: Cardinal Colors: Cardinal and White

Head Coach: Chad Miller Record at WCU: 14-20-5 (two seasons) 2011 Record: 9-10-1/4-7-0 2011 Postseason: None

Head Coach: Paul Ratcliffe Record at STAN: 158-35-19 (9 seasons) 2011 Record: 25-0-1/11-0-0 2011 Postseason: NCAA Champions

SID Contact: Denise Gideon Email: dgideon@email.wcu.edu Phone: 828-227-2336 www.catamountsports.com

SID Contact: David Kiefer Email: dkiefer@stanford.edu Phone: 650-736-1921 www.gostanford.com

Game 3: vs. Central Michigan | 8.24.12

Game 5: Penn State | 8.31.12

Location: Mount Pleasant, Mich. Conference: Mid-American Nickname: Chippewas Colors: Maroon and Gold

Location: University Park, Pa. Conference: Big Ten Nickname: Nittany Lions Colors: Navy and White

Head Coach: Neil Stafford Record at CMU: 15-3-3 (one season) 2011 Record: 15-3-3/8-1-2 2011 Postseason: None

Head Coach: Erica Walsh Record at PSU: 58-27-5 (four seasons) 2010 Record: 11-9-1/8-2-0 2010 Postseason: NCAA Second Round

SID Contact: Kyle Terwillegar Email: terwi1ka@cmich.edu Phone: 989-774-1763 www.cmuchippewas.com

SID Contact: Greg Kincaid Email: grk5016@psu.edu Phone: 814-865-1757 www.gopsusports.com

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Game 6: Miami | 9.2.12 Location: Coral Gables, Fla. Conference: Atlantic Coast Nickname: Hurricanes Colors: Orange, Green and White Head Coach: Tom Anagnost Record at MIA: 10-8-1 (one season) 2011 Record: 10-8-1/3-6-1 2011 Postseason: NCAA First Round SID Contact: Camron Ghorbi Email: c.ghorbi@miami.edu Phone: 305- 284-3230 www.hurricanesports.com

Game 7: Duquesne | 9.6.12

WVU vs. Duquesne | Thursday, Sept. 6 | 1:00 p.m. First Meeting: 1996 Last meeting: 2009 WVU at Purdue | Sunday, Sept. 9 | 1:00 p.m. First Meeting: 2000 Last meeting: 2011 WVU vs. Towson | Friday, Sept. 14 | 7:00 p.m. First Meeting: 1999 Last meeting: 2008 WVU vs. High Point | Sunday, Sept. 16 | 1:00 p.m. First Meeting: 2011 Last meeting: 2011

Game 9: Towson | 9.14.12

Location: Pittsburgh, Pa. Conference: Atlantic 10 Nickname: Dukes Colors: Red and Blue

Location: Towson, Md. Conference: Colonial Athletic Association Nickname: Tigers Colors: Gold, White and Black

Head Coach: Al Alvine Record at DUQ: 0-0-0 (first season) 2011 Record: 3-14-1/2-7-0 2011 Postseason: None

Head Coach: Greg Paynter Record at TOW: 32-50-5 (five seasons) 2011 Record: 9-10-0/4-7-0 2011 Postseason: None

SID Contact: Ryan Gavatorta Email: gavatortar@duq.edu Phone: 412-396-6560 www. www.goduquesne.com

SID Contact: Megan O’Brien Email: mobrien@towson.edu Phone: 410- 704-2232 www.towsontigers.com

Game 8: at Purdue | 9.9.12

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Opponents 6-10: WVU vs. Miami | Sunday, Sept. 2 | 12:00 p.m. First Meeting: 1999 Last meeting: 2010

Game 10: High Point | 9.16.12

Location: West Lafayette, Ind. Conference: Big Ten Nickname: Boilermakers Colors: Old Gold and Black

Location: High Point, N.C. Conference: Big South Nickname: Panthers Colors: Purple and White

Head Coach: Robert Klatte Record at PUR: 153-109-29 (14 seasons) 2011 Record: 7-11-2/4-6-1 2011 Postseason: None

Head Coach: Marty Beall Record at HP: 26-36-6 (three seasons) 2011 Record: 8-10-3/6-2-2 2011 Postseason: None

SID Contact: Ben Turner Email: benturner@purdue.edu Phone: 765-494-3202 www.purduesports.com

SID Contact: Joe Arancio Email: jarancio@highpoint.edu Phone: 336-841-4638 www.highpointpanthers.com

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Game 11: Texas Tech | 9.21.12 Location: Lubbock, Texas Conference: Big 12 Nickname: Red Raiders Colors: Scarlet and Black Head Coach: Tom Stone Record at TTU: 44-41-10 (five seasons) 2011 Record: 10-7-2/3-4-1 2011 Postseason: None SID Contact: Britton Drown Email: britton.drown@ttu.edu Phone: 806-742-2770 www.texastech.com

Game 12: Oklahoma State | 9.23.12

Opponents 11-15: WVU vs. Texas Tech | Friday, Sept. 21 | 7:00 p.m. First Meeting: First Meeting Last meeting: n/a WVU vs. Oklahoma State | Sunday, Sept. 23 | 12:00 p.m. First Meeting: First Meeting Last meeting: n/a WVU at TCU | Friday, Sept. 28 | 8:00 p.m. First Meeting: First Meeting Last meeting: n/a WVU at Kansas | Friday, Oct. 5 | 5:00 p.m. First Meeting: First Meeting Last meeting: n/a WVU at Iowa State | Sunday, Oct. 7 | 2:00 p.m. First Meeting: First Meeting Last meeting: n/a

Game 14: at Kansas | 10.5.12

Location: Stillwater, Okla. Conference: Big 12 Nickname: Cowgirls Colors: Orange and Black

Location: Lawrence, Kan. Conference: Big 12 Nickname: Jayhawks Colors: Crimson and Blue

Head Coach: Colin Carmichael Record at OSU: 116-29-19 (seven seasons) 2011 Record: 22-2-2/6-0-2 2011 Postseason: NCAA Elite Eight

Head Coach: Mark Francis Record at KU: 146-108-18 (13 seasons) 2011 Record: 11-9-1/3-5-0 2011 Postseason: NCAA First Round

SID Contact: Wade McWhorter Email: wade.mcwhorter@okstate.edu Phone: 405-744-7853 www.okstate.com

SID Contact: Mike Cummings Email: mtc@ku.edu Phone: 785-864-3417 www.kuathletics.com

Game 13: at TCU | 9.28.12

Game 15: at Iowa State | 10.7.12

Location: Forth Worth, Texas Conference: Big 12 Nickname: Horned Frogs Colors: Purple and White

Location: Ames, Iowa Conference: Big 12 Nickname: Cyclones Colors: Cardinal and Gold

Head Coach: Eric Bell Record at TCU: 0-0-0 (first season) 2011 Record: 7-11-1/1-5-0 2011 Postseason: None

Head Coach: Wendy Dillinger Record at ISU: 20-31-8 (four seasons) 2011 Record: 9-9-1/2-6-0 2011 Postseason: None

SID Contact: Brandie Davidson Email: b.i.davidson@tcu.edu Phone: 817-257-7479 www.gofrogs.com

SID Contact: Eric Bentzinger Email: ericb@iastate.edu Phone: 515-294-3372 www.cyclones.com

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Game 16: Baylor | 10.12.12 Location: Waco, Texas Conference: Big 12 Nickname: Bears Colors: Green and Gold Head Coach: Marci Jobson Record at BU: 39-27-13 (four seasons) 2011 Record: 15-4-3/5-2-1 2011 Postseason: NCAA Second Round SID Contact: Kyle Cornish Email: Kyle_Cornish@baylor.edu Phone: 254-710-2743 www.baylorbears.com

Game 17: Oklahoma | 10.18.12 Location: Norman, Okla. Conference: Big 12 Nickname: Sooners Colors: Crimson and Cream Head Coach: Matt Potter Record at OU: 0-0-0 (first season) 2011 Record: 7-13-0/2-6-0 2011 Postseason: None

Opponents 16-18: WVU vs. Baylor | Friday, Oct. 12 | 7:00 p.m. First Meeting: First Meeting Last meeting: n/a WVU vs. Oklahoma | Thursday, Oct. 18 | 7:00 p.m. First Meeting: First Meeting Last meeting: n/a WVU at Texas | Friday, Oct. 26 | 8:00 p.m. First Meeting: 2004 Last meeting: 2004 2012 Big 12 Soccer Championship | Oct. 31 - Nov. 4 No campus sites Blossom Soccer Stadium: San Antonio, Texas 2012 NCAA Championship | Nov. 9 - Dec. 2 Campus sites through NCAA quarterfinals NCAA College Cup: San Diego, Calif.

Big 12 Championship: Blossom Soccer Stadium San Antonio, Texas Quarterfinals: October 31 Semifinals: November 2 Finals: November 4

SID Contact: Craig Moran Email: cmoran@ou.edu Phone: 405-325-6449 www.soonersports.com

Game 18: at Texas | 10.26.12 Location: Austin, Texas Conference: Big 12 Nickname: Longhorns Colors: Burnt Orange and White Head Coach: Angela Kelly Record at Texas: 0-0-0 (first season) 2011 Record: 11-9-1/3-4-1 2011 Postseason: NCAA First Round

NCAA Championships: First Round: November 9 Second Round: November 16 Third Round: November 18 Quarterfinals: November 23 On-campus sites Women’s College Cup November 30 and December 2, 2012 Torero Stadium San Diego, Calif.

SID Contact: Sarah Fetters Email: Sarah.Fetters@athletics.utexas.edu Phone: 512-232-1539 www.texassports.com

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Big East Champions

2011 Season Review Mountaineers win backto-back championships Nationally Ranked West Virginia finished the 2012 season ranked No. 9 in the final Soccer America poll and No. 18 in the NSCAA Coaches Poll. The Mountaineers won the 2011 Big East Championship for an automatic berth to the NCAA tournament and finished the season with a 17-5-0 record. West Virginia closed the regular season with a 14-4-0 record, including a 10-1-0 mark in league play to win its fifth division title. The 10 conference wins were a program-best, making WVU one of only four Big East schools to ever win 10 league contests in a season. NCAA Mainstay The Mountaineers have made 12 consecutive trips to the NCAA tournament – the nation’s ninth-longest streak. WVU has advanced to the NCAA Round of 32 in eight of 12 seasons. Its deepest run in the NCAA tournament was in 2007, reaching the Elite Eight.

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Blake Miller Team Captains Four student-athletes were voted team captains by their teammates for the 2011 season. Seniors Drea Barklage, a defender from St. Louis, Mo., Chelsey Corroto, a midfielder from Hilliard, Ohio, Meghan Lewis, a defender from Naperville, Ill., and Blake Miller, a forward from St. Louis. Mo., were named captains. Big East Champions West Virginia won its third Big East Championship with its 2-0 blanking of Louisville in the conference finals. WVU outscored its opponents 12-1 in the three conference tournament matches. The Mountaineers have won back-to-back championships and three titles in the last five years. WVU departs the Big East Conference with a six-match win streak in the conference championship. Award Central Senior forward Blake Miller was named the Big East Championship Most Outstanding Offensive Player, while junior defender Bry McCarthy was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Defensive Player. Five Mountaineers were named to the Big East Championship All-Tournament Team: Miller, McCarthy, goalkeeper Sara Keane, forward Kate Schwindel and forward Frances Silva.

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All-Conference Nods Five West Virginia women’s soccer players earned All-Big East recognition at the 2011 Big East awards banquet. Senior Blake Miller was named to the AllBig East First Team, while four Mountaineers earned Second Team All-Big East honors: freshman Sara Keane, junior Bry McCarthy, freshman Kate Schwindel and sophomore Frances Silva. Schwindel also was named the Big East Rookie of the Year, the third Mountaineer to win the league’s major award and first since 2004. She joins Ashley Banks (2004) and Lisa Stoia (2000) as the conference’s top rookie. Keane and Schwindel also landed a spot on the Big East all-Rookie Team. Senior Moment Six Mountaineers made up the 2011 senior class – Drea Barklage, Morgan Betscher, Chelsey Corroto, Erica Henderson, Meghan Lewis and Blake Miller – a group comprised of three defenders, two midfielders and one forward. The group has combined for 474 matches played while amassing a four-year record of 59-20-13 under head coach Nikki Izzo-Brown.

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Drea Barklage Experience Counts Eight Mountaineers have played in more than 50 matches at West Virginia, led by forward Blake Miller with 92 appearances, including 82 starts. Meghan Lewis (89), Erica Henderson (88), Morgan Betscher (81), Chelsey Corroto (78), Bri Rodriguez (69), Bry McCarthy (69) and Caroline Szwed (67) complete the 50-plus listing. Thirteen different players on the 2011 roster have started at least one match in their careers. Top 10 Wins With WVU’s 3-1 win over No. 8 Marquette on Sept. 18, the Mountaineers have defeated a Top 10 team in each of the last seven seasons. 2011.........No. 9 Marquette.................W, 3-1 2010.........No. 5 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 *ranking used is from NSCAA

Worth Noting • Women’s soccer was the first and only WVU program to win multiple Big East tournament titles (2007, 2010, 2011). • West Virginia was one win shy of matching the school record of 18 wins, set three times (2002, 2007, 2010). • The Mountaineers won 15-plus games in eight of their 16 seasons as a DI program. • Coach Nikki Izzo-Brown won her 225th career victory (16 years at WVU, 1 year at WV Wesleyan) in WVU’s Sept. 15 win at USF. • WVU posted a seven-match win streak from Sept. 5-30, outscoring its opponents 17-3 during the win streak.

• West Virginia posted 11 shutouts in its 17 victories last year. • The 2011 defense held nine opponents to less than five shots on-goal. • Senior Erica Henderson, a senior defender, played every minute of every game the last two seasons. • Blake Miller was the first Mountaineer to score at least one point in four different Big East Women’s Soccer Championships (200811). Three players – Kim Bonilla, Marisa Kanela and Lisa Stoia – have scored points in three different Big East tournaments. • The Mountaineers were 28-2-1 all-time when Miller scored a goal. • Nearly half (22 of 49) of WVU’s goals this season came in the final 15 minutes of the first half or first 15 minutes of the second half. • True freshman Kate Schwindel led all Big East rookies in points with 15 on five goals and five assists in Big East play. • Schwindel scored the fastest goal in school history in WVU’s win at Georgetown, connecting only 55 seconds into the match. It marked the fastest goal scored in the program’s 16 seasons, topping Kambria Riggins’ score in 77 seconds against New Hampshire in 2003.

Home Sweet Home Mountaineer soccer teams have played well in Morgantown throughout the years, putting together a 69-12-8 (.820) home record since Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium opened in August 2004. In 2010, WVU posted a 10-1-1 home record with a 1-0 victory over fifth-ranked Virginia – matching the highest-ranked opponent defeated in school history.

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West Virginia University | 2012 Women's Soccer 2011 INDIVIDUAL OVERALL STATISTICS 3 9 99 33 1 4 6 12 5 22 17 14 8 7 10 00 30 24 23 20 18 13

Name Blake Miller Frances Silva Kate Schwindel Bry McCarthy Emily Dillon Bri Rodriguez Drea Barklage Meghan Lewis Katie Lenz Mallory Smith Erica Henderson Chelsey Corroto Caroline Szwed Morgan Betscher Jess Crowder Nicolette DeLaurentis Sami Molina Erin Brown Sara Keane Ali Connelly Kristene Mumby Ashley Ramsey Total Opponents

GP-GS 22-22 22-22 22-22 22-22 22-4 22-22 22-22 21-21 22-0 22-18 22-22 22-1 22-22 21-0 13-0 11-0 3-0 2-0 22-22 3-0 3-0 3-0 22 22

Min 1738 1385 1372 1948 876 1476 1968 1814 645 1159 1997 786 1858 374 303 146 23 3 1977 13 20 21 21902 -

G 10 8 6 2 5 3 2 3 1 2 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 49 20

A 7 4 7 9 2 5 3 0 4 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 45 26

Pts 27 20 19 13 12 11 7 6 6 5 5 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 143 66

18 23 TM

Name Kristene Mumby Sara Keane TEAM Total Opponents Team saves: 3

GP-GS 3-0 22-22 - 22 22

Minutes 20:50 1975:49 0:00 1996:39 1996:39

GA 0 20 0 20 49

Avg 0.00 0.91 0.00 0.90 2.21

Sh 78 45 51 13 25 29 13 16 14 22 4 4 19 9 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 348 249

Saves 0 80 3 83 122

Shot% .128 .178 .118 .154 .200 .103 .154 .188 .071 .091 .500 .500 .053 .111 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .141 .080

Pct .000 .800 1.000 .806 .713

SOG 35 25 30 6 15 13 7 6 7 8 2 2 7 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 171 103 W 0 17 0 17 5

SOG% .449 .556 .588 .462 .600 .448 .538 .375 .500 .364 .500 .500 .368 .444 .333 .667 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .491 .414 L 0 5 0 5 17

T 0 0 0 0 0

YC-RC 1-0 1-0 2-0 0-0 0-0 2-0 4-0 0-1 0-0 2-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 14-1 15-0 Sho 0 9 2 11 3

GW 5 1 2 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 5 Faced 1 245 0 246 343

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PK-ATT 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-3 0-0

West Virginia University | 2012 Women's Soccer 2011 GAME-BY-GAME TEAM STATISTICS Date Aug 19, 2011 Aug 21, 2011 Aug 26, 2011 Aug 28, 2011 Sep 01, 2011 Sep 05, 2011 Sep 11, 2011 Sep 15, 2011 Sep 18, 2011 Sep 23, 2011 Sep 25, 2011 Sep 30, 2011 Oct 02, 2011 Oct 07, 2011 Oct 09, 2011 Oct 14, 2011 Oct 16, 2011 Oct 21, 2011 Oct 30, 2011 Nov 04, 2011 Nov 06, 2011 Nov 12, 2011 West Virginia Opponent

Opponent at Virginia PURDUE at Penn State vs George Mason OHIO STATE MARSHALL HIGH POINT at USF MARQUETTE SETON HALL RUTGERS at Georgetown at Villanova ST. JOHN’S SYRACUSE at Providence at Connecticut at Pitt SETON HALL GEORGETOWN LOUISVILLE VIRGINIA TECH

Score 1-2 3-0 0-5 3-0 0-2 3-0 1-0 2-1 3-1 4-0 1-0 3-1 1-4 3-0 5-1 1-0 2-1 1-0 5-0 5-1 2-0 0-1 49-20 -

G 1 3 0 3 0 3 1 2 3 4 1 3 1 3 5 1 2 1 5 5 2 0 49 20

A 1 4 0 2 0 1 2 1 4 2 0 4 1 3 5 2 2 1 6 3 1 0 45 26

Pts 3 10 0 8 0 7 4 5 10 10 2 10 3 9 15 4 6 3 16 13 5 0 143 66

Sh 7 15 14 22 14 16 16 10 16 29 20 13 16 18 18 13 14 18 21 10 14 14 348 249

Date Aug 19, 2011 Aug 21, 2011 Aug 26, 2011 Aug 28, 2011 Sep 01, 2011 Sep 05, 2011 Sep 11, 2011 Sep 15, 2011 Sep 18, 2011 Sep 23, 2011 Sep 25, 2011 Sep 30, 2011 Oct 02, 2011 Oct 07, 2011 Oct 09, 2011 Oct 14, 2011 Oct 16, 2011 Oct 21, 2011 Oct 30, 2011 Nov 04, 2011 Nov 06, 2011 Nov 12, 2011 Totals Opponent

Opponent at Virginia PURDUE at Penn State vs George Mason OHIO STATE MARSHALL HIGH POINT at USF MARQUETTE SETON HALL RUTGERS at Georgetown at Villanova ST. JOHN’S SYRACUSE at Providence at Connecticut at Pitt SETON HALL GEORGETOWN LOUISVILLE VIRGINIA TECH

Score 1-2 3-0 0-5 3-0 0-2 3-0 1-0 2-1 3-1 4-0 1-0 3-1 1-4 3-0 5-1 1-0 2-1 1-0 5-0 5-1 2-0 0-1 49-20 -

Minutes 90:00 90:00 90:00 90:00 90:00 90:00 90:00 104:07 90:00 90:00 92:32 90:00 90:00 90:00 90:00 90:00 90:00 90:00 90:00 90:00 90:00 90:00 1996:39 1996:39

GA 2 0 5 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 20 49

GAAvg 2.00 1.00 2.33 1.75 1.80 1.50 1.29 1.23 1.20 1.08 0.98 0.98 1.21 1.13 1.12 1.05 1.05 0.99 0.94 0.94 0.90 0.90 0.90 0.90

Shot% .143 .200 .000 .136 .000 .188 .062 .200 .188 .138 .050 .231 .062 .167 .278 .077 .143 .056 .238 .500 .143 .000 .141 .080

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SOG 3 9 6 13 4 11 5 8 8 15 8 8 7 7 11 6 7 13 10 6 3 3 171 103

Saves 3 1 3 6 3 2 2 4 3 5 3 8 6 2 3 2 4 8 3 5 5 2 83 122

SOG% .429 .600 .429 .591 .286 .688 .312 .800 .500 .517 .400 .615 .438 .389 .611 .462 .500 .722 .476 .600 .214 .214 .491 .414 Save% .600 1.000 .375 1.000 .600 1.000 1.000 .800 .750 1.000 1.000 .889 .600 1.000 .750 1.000 .800 1.000 1.000 .833 1.000 .667 .806 .713

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YC-RC 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-0 2-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-0 0-0 0-0 2-0 1-1 0-0 0-0 3-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-0 2-0 14-1 15-0 W 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 17 5

L 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 17

GW 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 17 5 T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

PK-ATT Min 0-0 990 0-0 990 0-0 992 0-0 989 0-0 990 0-0 990 0-0 988 1-1 1144 0-0 989 0-0 975 0-0 1019 0-0 990 0-0 944 0-0 991 0-1 990 0-0 990 0-0 991 0-0 990 0-0 992 0-0 989 1-1 990 0-0 989 2-3 21902 0-0 Sho - 1 - 1 - 1 1 - - 1 1 - - 1 - 1 - 1 1 - 1 - 11 3

Faced 12 2 16 14 11 11 4 18 9 11 9 20 19 9 5 4 8 16 12 11 12 13 246 343

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The Mountaineers ranked 20th in the nation in total attendance for the 2011 season 2011 WVU WOMEN’S SOCCER RESULTS (17-5-0 OVERALL, 10-1-0 BIG EAST)

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Date Opponent Aug. 19 at No. 10 Virginia Aug. 21 PURDUE Aug. 26 at Penn State^ Aug. 28 vs. George Mason^ Sept. 1 No. 18 OHIO STATE Sept. 5 MARSHALL Sept. 11 HIGH POINT Sept. 15 at USF Sept. 18 No. 8 MARQUETTE Sept. 23 SETON HALL Sept. 25 RUTGERS (CBS SN) Sept. 30 at Georgetown Oct. 2 at Villanova Oct. 7 ST. JOHN’S Oct. 9 SYRACUSE Oct. 14 at Providence Oct. 16 at Connecticut Oct. 21 at Pitt Oct. 27 BIG EAST First Round Oct. 30 SETON HALL~ Nov. 4 GEORGETOWN+ (CBS SN) Nov. 6 LOUISVILLE* (CBS SN) Nov. 12 VIRGINIA TECH^ ^Penn State Invitational, University Park, Pa. ~ Big East Quarterfinals, Morgantown, W.Va. + Big East Semifinals, Morgantown, W.Va. * Big East Finals, Morgantown, W.Va. ^ NCAA First Round, Morgantown, W.Va.

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Result L, 1-2 W, 3-0 L, 0-5 W, 3-0 L, 0-2 W, 3-0 W, 1-0 W, 2-1 (2OT) W, 3-1 W, 4-0 W, 1-0 (OT) W, 3-1 L, 1-4 W, 3-0 W, 5-1 W, 1-0 W, 2-1 W, 1-0 BYE W, 5-0 W, 5-1 W, 2-0 L, 0-1

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The 2003 Mountaineers celebrate a goal

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.

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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 107-2 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 Sollmann was named to the conference’s all-rookie team, making her the first women’s soccer player in West Virginia history to earn postseason honors. In 1997, the Mountaineer Soccer Complex opened and after one season as a varsity sport, the women’s soccer team had a field of its own. The Mountaineers won their first match at the new stadium, defeating Duquesne, 1-0, in the second game of the season. West Virginia boasted a 7-2-1 record in front of home crowds in 1997 before finishing the season 11-6-2 and in fifth place in the Big East. West Virginia went 11-6-2 for the second-straight season and earned its first postseason berth in 1998. The Mountaineers defeated conference rival Pitt, 2-0, in the last game of the regular season to earn a spot in the Big East tournament. The season would end there, however, as Notre Dame upended WVU, 5-0. West Virginia earned a 9-9-1 record in 1999 before having a breakout season in 2000. That year, the Mountaineers won 15 games and saw the emergence of a star player. Katie Barnes, a junior forward from Mason, Ohio, claimed the spotlight, as she led the Mountaineers in nearly every offensive category throughout the season. She finished the year with 17 goals and nine assists for a school record 43 points. For her outstanding efforts that season, Barnes was named Big East Offensive Player of the Year, making her the first West 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.

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West Virginia University | 2012 Women's Soccer 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 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 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. 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 home 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 firstever 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

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2003. Led by senior forward Laura Kane, the Mountaineers posted their fifth-straight 15win season and earned a fifth-consecutive trip to the NCAA 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. 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 sixthstraight 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 All-America 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

Lisa DuCote converted the final penalty kick in West Virginia’s shootout win over Notre Dame to give WVU its first Big East Championship in 2007

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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.

WVU’s 2007 team advanced to the NCAA Elight Eight 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 Soccer 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.

11-6-96 WVU earns its first postseason honors when defender Stacey Sollmann is named to the Big East All-Rookie Team. 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 1,200 fans.

Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium is dedicated in front of

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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Match Records Goals 1. Ashley Banks at Georgetown, 2007 Deana Everrett at DePaul, 2006 Kim Bonilla vs. St. Bonaventure, 2006 Ashley Banks vs. Ohio, 2004 Rachael Minnich vs. Ohio, 2004 Chrissie Abbott vs. William and Mary, 2002 Katie Barnes vs. Marshall, 2000 Katie Barnes vs. Virginia Tech, 1999 Rena Lippa vs. Bowling Green, 1998 10. 77 times Most recent: Bry McCarthy vs. Seton Hall, 2011

3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2

Assists 1. Deana Everrett vs. Syracuse, 2008 Katie Barnes vs. St. John’s, 2001 Robyn D’Aversa vs. Virginia Tech, 1999 4. 42 times Most recent: Blake Miller vs. Seton Hall, 2011

3 3 3 2

Points 1. Ashley Banks Kim Bonilla Rachael Minnich Katie Barnes Rena Lippa 6. Deana Everrett Ashley Banks Chrissie Abbott Katie Barnes Tonia Deligiannis

vs. Georgetown, 2007 vs. St. Bonaventure, 2006 vs. Ohio, 2004 vs. Marshall, 2000 vs. Bowling Green, 1998 at DePaul, 2006 vs. Ohio, 2004 vs. William & Mary, 2002 vs. Virginia Tech, 1999 vs. RMU, 1996

7 (3G, 1A) 7 (3G, 1A) 7 (3G, 1A) 7 (3G, 1A) 7 (3G, 1A) 6 (3G, 0A) 6 (3G, 0A) 6 (3G, 0A) 6 (3G, 0A) 6 (2G, 2A)

Kim Bonilla Shots 1. Laura Kane 2. Chrissie Abbott Rachel Kruze 4. Chrissie Abbott Marisa Kanela Katie Barnes 7. 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

vs. Seton Hall, 2004 vs. Seton Hall, 2002 vs. Villanova, 2002 vs. Michigan State, 2003 vs. Seton Hall, 2003 vs. Seton Hall, 2001 at DePaul, 2006 vs. George Mason, 2002 vs. Rutgers, 2002 vs. Georgetown, 2002 vs. Colgate, 2002 vs. Miami (Ohio), 2001 vs. Miami, 2001 vs. Syracuse, 2000

13 12 12 11 11 11 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10

vs. Connecticut, 1998 vs. Rutgers, 1996 vs. Boston College, 1998 vs. Connecticut, 1996 vs. Notre Dame, 1998 vs. Duquesne, 1996 vs. Syracuse, 1998 vs. Navy, 1997 vs. Notre Dame, 1997 vs. Butler, 1999

22 18 16 16 13 13 12 12 12 11

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Season Records Goals 1. Chrissie Abbott, 2002 2. Deana Everrett, 2006 3. Katie Barnes, 2000 4. Ashley Banks, 2007 5. Chrissie Abbott, 2001 6. Chrissie Abbott, 2003 Katie Barnes, 1999 Rena Lippa, 1998 9. Katie Barnes, 2001 10. Marisa Kanela, 2004 Rena Lippa, 1997

20 18 17 15 15 13 13 13 12 11 11

Assists 1. Kim Bonilla, 2006 Lisa Stoia, 2003 3. Lisa Stoia, 2003 Katie Barnes, 2001 5. Bry McCarthy, 2011 Blake Miller, 2010 Deana Everrett, 2007 Marisa Kanela, 2005 Laura Kane, 2004 Katie Barnes, 2000 Points 1. Chrissie Abbott, 2002 2. Deana Everrett, 2006 Katie Barnes, 2000 4. Ashley Banks, 2007 5. Chrissie Abbott, 2003 Katie Barnes, 2001 7. Chrissie Abbott, 2001 8. Katie Barnes, 1999 9. Kim Bonilla, 2006 10. Blake Miller, 2010 Deana Everrett, 2007 Shots 1. Chrissie Abbott, 2002 2. Chrissie Abbott, 2003 3. Katie Barnes, 2001 4. Chrissie Abbott, 2001 5. Ashley Banks, 2007 6. Laura Kane, 2004 7. Katie Barnes, 2000 8. Deana Everrett, 2007 9. Deana Everrett, 2008 10. Katie Barnes, 1999 Deana Everrett, 2006

159 136 113 107 103 102 98 95 87 85 85

Matches Played 1. Ashley Banks, 2007 Kim Bonilla, 2007 Kiley Harris, 2007 Carolyn Blank, 2007 Amanda Cicchini, 2007 Natalie Cocchi, 2007 Krystle Kallman, 2007 Lisa DuCote, 2007 Greer Barnes, 2007

25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25

12 12 10 10 9 9 9 9 9 9

Blake Miller 47 43 43 38 34 34 33 31 30 29 29

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. Lana Bannerman, 2003 7. Sara Keane, 2011 8. Kerri Butler, 2009 9. Lana Bannerman, 2005 10. Lana Bannerman, 2006

125 113 109 88 87 84 80 72 61 52

Goals-Against Average 1. Laura Finley, 2002 2. Kerri Butler, 2008 3. Kerri Butler, 2007 4. Lana Bannerman, 2006 5. Melissa Haire, 2002 6. Kerri Butler, 2010 Lana Bannerman, 2003 Laura Finley, 2001 9. Jen Furcht, 1996 10. Melissa Haire, 2001 Stacey Adams, 1997

0.53 0.56 0.58 0.60 0.71 0.82 0.82 0.82 0.87 0.88 0.88

25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25

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. Stacey Adams, 1998 7.8 10. Kerri Butler, 2007 7 Stacey Adams, 1996 7 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. Lana Bannerman, 2004 8. Melissa Haire, 2000 9. Stacey Adams, 1998 10. Stacey Adams, 1997

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2,201:51 2,106:41 2,094:10 1975:49 1,975:40 1,960:00 1,828:45 1,821:51 1,774:14 1,730:28

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Career Records Goals 1. Chrissie Abbott, 2000-03 2. Katie Barnes, 1998-2001 3. Deana Everrett, 2005-08 4. Ashley Banks, 2004-07 5. Laura Kane, 2001-04 6. Rena Lippa, 1996-98 7. Marisa Kanela, 2002-05 8. Kim Bonilla, 2004-07 9. Blake Miller, 2008-11 10. Lisa Stoia, 2000-03 Megan Mischler, 2007-10

53 45 39 34 31 29 28 24 33 19 19

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 Blake Miller, 2008-11

33 30 26 24 23 23 21 20 19 19

Points 1. Chrissie Abbott, 2000-03 2. Katie Barnes, 1998-2001 3. Deana Everrett, 2005-08 4. Ashley Banks, 2004-07 5. Laura Kane, 2001-04 Blake Miller, 2008-11 7. Marisa Kanela, 2002-05 8. Lisa Stoia, 2000-03 9. Kim Bonilla, 2004-07 10. Rena Lippa, 1996-98

125 120 102 94 85 85 76 71 69 64

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

472 339 299 260 256 246 228 223 213 196

Matches Played 1. Carolyn Blank, 2006-09 Blake Miller, 2008-11 3. Amanda Cicchini, 2005-08 Meghan Lewis, 2008-11 5. Erica Henderson, 2008-11 6. Chrissie Abbott, 2000-03 Natalie Cocchi, 2005-07 Kiley Harris, 2004-07 Lisa Stoia, 2000-03 10. Lana Bannerman, 2000-03 Leslie Barden, 2001-04 Laura Kane, 2001-04

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92 92 89 89 88 87 87 87 87 86 86 86

Matches Started 1. Carolyn Blank, 2006-09 2. Chrissie Abbott, 2000-03 Lisa Stoia, 2000-03 4. Lana Bannerman, 2003-06 Amanda Cicchini, 2005-08 6. Laura Kane, 2001-04 Robin Rushton, 2005-08 8. Natalie Cocchi, 2004-07 9. Rachel Kruze, 1999-2001 10. Blake Miller, 2008-11

92 87 87 86 86 85 85 84 83 82

Goalkeeper Saves 1. Stacy Adams, 1996-98 2. Lana Bannerman, 2003-06 3. Kerri Butler, 2007-10 4. Melissa Haire, 1998-2002 5. Sara Keane, 2011-

347 241 231 189 80

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- 9 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-

7,858:35 7,559:09 4,804:42 4,554:37 1,975:49

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- 0.91 (22 matches)

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Goals: 53 by Chrissie Abbott, 2000-03

Assists: 12 by Lisa Stoia, 2003; Kim Bonilla, 2006

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

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

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

Shots: 159 by Chrissie Abbott, 2002

Assists: 33 by Lisa Stoia, 2000-03

Matches Played: 25 by nine players, 2007

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

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

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Career

Multiple Goal Matches: 5 by Katie Barnes, 2000; by Chrissie Abbott, 2002

Shots: 472 by Chrissie Abbott, 2000-03 Matches Played: 92 by Carolyn Blank, 2006-09; Blake Miller, 2008-11 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

Cautions: 4 by Kim Bonilla, 2006; Drea Barklage, 2011

Shutouts: 44 by Kerri Butler, 2007-10

Ejections: 1, Meghan Lewis, 2011

Goalkeeper Minutes: 7,858:35 by Lana Bannerman, 2003-06 Cautions: 7 by Kim Bonilla, 2004-07; Drea Barklage, 2010-11 Ejections: 1, Meghan Lewis, 2011

Match

Goals: 3 by Rena Lippa vs. Bowling Green, 1998; Katie Barnes vs. Virginia Tech, 1999; Katie Barnes vs. Marshall, 2000; Chrissie Abbott vs. William & Mary, 2002; Ashley Banks vs. Ohio, 2004; Rachael Minnich vs. Ohio, 2004; Kim Bonilla vs. St. Bonaventure, 2006; Deana Everrett vs. DePaul, 2006; Ashley Banks vs. Georgetown, 2007 Assists: 3 by Deana Everrett vs. Syracuse, 2008; Robyn D’Aversa vs. Virginia Tech, 1999; Katie Barnes vs. St. John’s, 2001 Points: 7 (3G, 1A) by Ashley Banks vs. Georgetown, 2007; 7 (3G, 1A) by Rena Lippa vs. Bowling Green, 1998; 7 (3G, 1A) by Katie Barnes vs. Marshall, 2000; 7 (3G, 1A) Rachael Minnich vs. Ohio, 2003; 7 (3G, 1A) Kim Bonilla vs. St. Bonaventure, 2006 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 Game Winning Goals: 9 by Chrissie Abbot, 2002

Chrissie Abbott

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Top Yearly Performances Points 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011

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

16 23 28 31 43 34 47 34 26 27 43 38 22 12 29 27

Goals 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011

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

6 6 11 12 13 17 15 20 13 11 9 18 15 10 5 10 10

Assists 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011

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

7 5 6 6 9 10 10 12 9 9 12 9 8 6 9 9

Goals-Against Average 1996 Stacey Adams 1997 Stacey Adams 1998 Stacey Adams 1999 Tera Berardi 2000 Melissa Haire 2001 Laura Finley 2002 Laura Finley 2003 Lana Bannerman 2004 Lana Bannerman 2005 Lana Bannerman 2006 Lana Bannerman 2007 Kerri Butler 2008 Kerri Butler 2009 Kerri Butler 2010 Kerri Butler 2011 Sara Keane

2.10 1.23 1.12 1.45 0.95 0.82 0.49 0.82 0.98 0.92 0.60 0.89 0.56 0.67 0.82 0.91

Saves 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011

Stacey Adams Stacey Adams Stacey Adams Tera Berardi Melissa Haire Melissa Haire Laura Finley Lana Bannerman Lana Bannerman Lana Bannerman Lana Bannerman Mallory Beck Kerri Butler Kerri Butler Kerri Butler Sara Keane

109 121 128 51 88 37 38 84 44 61 52 33 43 72 87 80

Goalkeeper Minutes 1996 Stacey Adams 1997 Stacey Adams 1998 Stacey Adams 1999 Tera Berardi 2000 Melissa Haire 2001 Melissa Haire 2002 Laura Finley 2003 Lana Bannerman 2004 Lana Bannerman 2005 Lana Bannerman 2006 Lana Bannerman 2007 Mallory Beck 2008 Kerri Butler 2009 Kerri Butler 2010 Kerri Butler 2011 Sara Keane

1,540 1,765 1,775 1,119 1,888 1,129 1,112 2,095 1,829 1,965 1,956 1,218:42 2,106:41 2,161:10 2,201:51 1,975:49

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Team Records Match Goals: 8 vs. Syracuse, 2008 vs. St. Bonaventure, 2006 7 vs. Ohio, 2004 6 vs. Pitt, 2004 vs. Virginia Tech, 1999 vs. Bowling Green, 1998 vs. St. Francis, Pa., 1997 5 18 times, most recent: vs. Georgetown, 2011 Assists: 9 vs. Ohio, 2004 8 vs. St. Bonaventure, 2006 6 vs. Seton Hall, 2011 vs. Syracuse, 2008 vs. Bowling Green, 2007 vs. Bowling Green, 1998 5 13 times, most recent: vs. Syracuse, 2011

Points: 24 vs. St. Bonaventure, 2006 23 vs. Ohio, 2004 22 vs. Syracuse, 2008 18 vs. Bowling Green, 1998 17 vs. Virginia Tech, 1999 vs. Central Florida, 1999 16 vs. Seton Hall, 2011 15 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 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 1 vs. Towson, 2008 vs. Syracuse, 2006 vs. Jacksonville State, 2002 2 vs. Purdue, 2011 vs. Cincinnati, 2007 vs. Providence, 2007

vs. Syracuse, 2005 vs. USF, 2005 vs. Providence, 2005 vs. Georgetown, 2004 vs. James Madison, 2003 vs. Syracuse, 2002

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 9 8 times, most recent: vs. Penn State, 2010 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. 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. 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 16 at Providence, 2011 at Providence, 2009 vs. Pitt, 2009 vs. Syracuse, 2005 vs. Boston College, 1998

Season 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 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 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)

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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 23 21 21 19 22

Goals 10 8 6 6 6

Avg. 0.43 0.38 0.28 0.31 0.27

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

Year 2004 1996 2011 1998 1999 2000 2009

Games 21 19 22 19 19 21 23

Assists 8 7 7 6 6 6 6

Avg. 0.38 0.37 0.31 0.32 0.32 0.29 0.26

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

Year 2004 2008 1996 2011 2008

Games 21 23 19 22 21

Points 24 21 16 19 13

Avg. 1.14 0.91 0.84 0.86 0.61

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

Year 2006 2001 1999 2002 2011

Games 21 21 19 21 22

Goals 18 15 13 10 8

Avg. 0.85 0.71 0.68 0.48 0.36

Sophomore Assists 1. Laura Kane 2. Deana Everrett Ashley Banks Bri Rodriguez 5. Greer Barnes Rachel Kruze Bry McCarthy

Year 2002 2006 2005 2010 2006 2000 2010

Games 21 21 21 24 21 21 24

Assists 8 7 7 7 6 6 6

Avg. 0.38 0.33 0.33 0.29 0.29 0.29 0.25

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

Year 2006 2001 1999 2002 2010

Games 21 21 19 21 24

Points 43 33 31 28 21

Avg. 2.04 1.57 1.63 0.75 0.86

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

Year 2007 2003 1998 2001 2011

Games 25 23 19 21 22

Goals 15 13 12 12 10

Avg. 0.60 0.57 0.63 0.57 0.45

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

Year 2003 2001 2004 2005 2008 2003 2007

Games 23 21 21 21 22 23 25

Assists 12 10 9 9 8 8 8

Avg. 0.52 0.48 0.43 0.43 0.36 0.35 0.32

Senior Points 1. Ashley Banks 2. Chrissie Abbott Katie Barnes 4. Rena Lippa 5. Blake Miller

Year 2005 2003 2001 1998 2011

Games 25 23 21 19 22

Points 38 34 34 28 27

Avg. 1.52 1.47 1.62 1.47 1.22

Rena Lippa Junior Goals 1. Chrissie Abbott 2. Katie Barnes 3. Rena Lippa Marisa Kanela 5. Deana Everrett Blake Miller

Year 2002 2000 1997 2004 2007 2010

Games 22 21 19 21 23 24

Goals 20 17 11 11 10 10

Avg. 0.91 0.81 0.58 0.58 0.43 0.42

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

Year 2006 2002 2011 2010 2000 2007

Games 21 22 22 24 21 23

Assists 12 10 9 9 9 9

Avg. 0.57 0.45 0.40 0.38 0.43 0.39

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

Year 2002 2000 2006 2007 2010

Games 22 21 21 21 24

Points 47 43 30 29 29

Avg. 2.14 2.05 1.42 1.26 1.21

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Top 25 Crowds for Women’s Soccer at DDSS (2004-present)

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

Date

Crowd

Opponent

11-30-07

3,000

#8 USC**

11-12-10

1,688

Morehead State**

W, 2-0

9-21-08

1,615

#6 Virginia

W, 3-0

11-6-11

1,550

Louisville*

W, 2-0

10-12-08

1,407

Connecticut

10-2-09

1,382

#8 Notre Dame

11-4-11

1,380

Georgetown*

W, 5-1

9-19-10

1,376

#5 Virginia

W, 1-0

9-25-11

1,375

Rutgers

8-20-10

1,277

#11 Penn State

L, 1-2 OT

11-11-07

1,213

#9 Notre Dame*

T, 1-1 2OT

9-5-04

1,208

#10 Virginia

9-1-11

1,177

#18 Ohio State

9-11-08

1,137

Kentucky

9-6-09

1,102

Boston

T, 0-0 2OT

8-23-09

1,079

Ohio State

T, 0-0 2OT

9-18-11

1,077

#8 Marquette

10-19-08

1,036

Villanova

9-20-09

1,017

Tennessee

W, 1-0

10-10-08

1,001

Providence

W, 3-0

11-9-07

974

#24 Louisville*

8-22-08

947

Towson

W, 3-0

11-2-08

918

Louisville*

W, 4-0

10-1-04

892

#1 Notre Dame

L, 1-3

9-9-07

887

#15 Penn State

W, 1-0

*Big East tournament

** NCAA tournament

Result L, 0-1

T, 0-0 2OT L, 3-2 OT

W, 1-0 OT

L, 0-1 L, 0-2 W, 1-0

W, 3-1 W, 2-1 OT

W, 1-0 2OT

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Year-By-Year Results Year

Coach

Captains

Record

1996

Nikki Izzo

Kristin Cholewa, Tonia Deligiannis, Rena Lippa

10-7-2

1997

Nikki Izzo

Rena Lippa, Nikki Garzon, Stacey Sollman

11-6-2

1998

Nikki Izzo

Rena Lippa, Nikki Garzon, Stacey Sollmann

11-6-2

1999

Nikki Izzo

Melissa Finkle, Stacey Sollmann, Ann Sorensen, Danielle Turrie

2000

Nikki Izzo-Brown

Katie Barnes

15-6-0

2001

Nikki Izzo-Brown

Katie Barnes

15-5-1

2002

Nikki Izzo-Brown

Melissa Haire, Rachel Kruze, Shawna Toth

18-3-1

2003

Nikki Izzo-Brown

Chrissie Abbott, Lisa Stoia

17-4-2

2004

Nikki Izzo-Brown

Leslie Barden, Laura Kane, Ashley Weimer

15-6-0

2005

Nikki Izzo-Brown

Karrie Hutchins, Kambria Riggins, Marisa Kanela

12-6-3

2006

Nikki Izzo-Brown

Cathy Abel, Lana Bannerman

14-4-3

2007

Nikki Izzo-Brown

Ashley Banks, Natalie Cocchi, Kiley Harris

18-5-2

2008

Nikki Izzo-Brown

Carolyn Blank, Deana Everrett, Robin Rushton

14-3-6

2009

Nikki Izzo-Brown

Mallory Beck, Carolyn Blank, Nicole Mailloux

10-7-6

2010

Nikki Izzo-Brown

Ashtin Larkin, Meghan Lewis, Sydney Metheny

18-5-1

2011

Nikki Izzo-Brown

Drea Barklage, Chelsey Corroto, Meghan Lewis, Blake Miller

Total

9-9-1

17-5-0 224-87-42

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 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 Ashley Banks Kim Bonilla Marisa Kanela Ashley Weimer Laura Kane Melissa Haire Stacey Sollmann

2007 2007 2005 2004 2003, 2004 2002 1999

Ashley Weimer NSCAA Scholar All-Region Erica Henderson 2011, third team Chelsey Corroto 2010, third team Ashtin Larkin 2010, third team Meghan Lewis 2010, second team Heather Saffel 2009, honorable mention Lisa DuCote 2008, honorable mention Deana Everrett 2008, second team Kelsey Fowler 2008, honorable mention Robin Rushton 2007, honorable mention; 2008 honorable mention Ashley Banks 2006, first team; 2007, first team Kim Bonilla 2007, first team Lisa DuCote 2007, honorable mention Krystle Kallman 2007, honorable mention Cathy Abel 2006 Big East Female Scholar Athlete of the Year Kiley Harris Ashley Weimer Melissa Haire Stacey Sollmann Stacey Adams

2007 2004 2002 1999 1998

Rhodes Scholar Nominee Ashley Weimer

2004

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Athletic Honors M.A.C. Hermann Trophy Finalist Chrissie Abbott

2003

M.A.C. Hermann Trophy Semifinalist Ashley Banks Chrissie Abbott

2007 2003

M.A.C. Hermann Trophy Watch List Bri Rodriguez 2011 Carolyn Blank 2009 Greer Barnes 2008 Amanda Cicchini 2007, 2008 Ashley Banks 2007 Deana Everrett 2006* Chrissie Abbott 2003 *was added to the list during the season Soccer America College MVP Greer Barnes 2008, second team Amanda Cicchini 2007, first team Chrissie Abbott 2002

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NSCAA First Team All-America Lisa Stoia Chrissie Abbott Katie Barnes NSCAA Second Team All-America Carolyn Blank Greer Barnes Amanda Cicchini Chrissie Abbott Lisa Stoia

2003 2002 2001

2008, 2009 2007 2007 2003 2002

NSCAA Third Team All-America Greer Barnes Ashley Banks Laura Kane

2008 2007 2004

Umbro/Soccer News Net Player of the Year Finalist Ashley Banks 2007 Soccer Buzz Player of the Year Finalist Ashley Banks 2007 Chrissie Abbott 2002, 2003 Soccer Buzz First Team All-America Lisa Stoia Chrissie Abbott Soccer Buzz Second Team All-America Greer Barnes Carolyn Blank

2003 2002

2008 2008

Ashley Banks Greer Barnes Chrissie Abbott Lisa Stoia Katie Barnes

2007 2007 2003 2002 2001

Soccer Buzz Third Team All-America Amanda Cicchini Deana Everrett Katie Barnes

2007 2006 2000

Soccer Buzz Honorable Mention All-America Lisa Stoia 2001 Soccer Buzz Freshman All-America Blake Miller 2008, fourth team Carolyn Blank 2006, fourth team Amanda Cicchini 2005, second team Ashley Banks 2004, second team Lana Bannerman 2003, honorable mention Lisa Stoia 2000, second team AFLAC Assistant Coach of the Year Jennifer DePrez NSCAA Regional Coach of the Year Nikki Izzo-Brown

2003

2000, 2002, 2007

Regional Assistant Coach of the Year Lisa Stoia

2010

All-Region First Team Bry McCarthy Carolyn Blank Greer Barnes Ashley Banks Amanda Cicchini Laura Kane Chrissie Abbott Lisa Stoia Katie Barnes

2011 2008, 2009 2007, 2008 2007 2007 2004 2002, 2003 2002, 2003 2000, 2001

All-Region Second Team Carolyn Blank Deana Everrett Amanda Cicchini Marisa Kanela Kambria Riggins Rachel Kruze Jennifer Lewis Chrissie Abbott Lisa Stoia

2007 2006, 2007 2006 2004, 2005 2005 2002 2002 2001 2001

All-Region Third Team Blake Miller Kerri Butler Nicole Mailloux Megan Mischler Amanda Cicchini Ashley Weimer Rachel Kruze Lisa Stoia

2011 2010 2009 2009 2005, 2008 2004 2000 2000

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Athletic Honors Soccer Buzz All-Mid-Atlantic Region Regional Coach of the Year Nikki Izzo-Brown 2000, 2002, 2007

First Team Bri Rodriguez Greer Barnes Carolyn Blank Ashley Banks Amanda Cicchini Deana Everrett Laura Kane Chrissie Abbott Lisa Stoia Katie Barnes Second Team Erica Henderson Kerri Butler Deana Everrett Carolyn Blank Kim Bonilla Amanda Cicchini Marisa Kanela Kambria Riggins Ashley Weimer Jennifer Lewis Rachel Kruze

2010 2007, 2008 2008 2007 2006, 2007 2006 2004 2002, 2003 2001, 2002, 2003 2000, 2001

2010 2008 2007, 2008 2007 2006 2005 2005 2005 2004 2002, 2003 2002

Chrissie Abbott Lisa Stoia Stacey Sollman

2001 2000 1998, 1999

Third Team Bry McCarthy Amanda Cicchini Lana Bannerman Ashley Weimer Laura Kane Rachel Kruze Katie Barnes Stacey Stollman

2010 2008 2006 2003 2002 2000, 2001 1999 1997

All-Freshman Team Erica Henderson Blake Miller Megan Mischler Carolyn Blank Amanda Cicchini Ashley Banks Lana Bannerman Nicole Cauzillo Marisa Kanela Lisa Zanti Lisa Stoia Katie Barnes Vanessa Heppeler Stacey Stollmann

2008 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997

Big East Coach of the Year Nikki Izzo-Brown

2001, 2002

Big East Offensive Player of the Year Ashley Banks 2007 Chrissie Abbott 2002 Katie Barnes 2000, 2001 Big East Rookie of the Year Kate Schwindel Ashley Banks Lisa Stoia

2011 2004 2000

Big East Midfielder of the Year Carolyn Blank Lisa Stoia All-Big East First Team Blake Miller Bri Rodriguez Carolyn Blank Greer Barnes Amanda Cicchini Ashley Banks Deana Everrett Marisa Kanela Laura Kane Chrissie Abbott Lisa Stoia Katie Barnes

2008 2002, 2003

2011 2010 2008, 2009 2007, 2008 2006, 2007, 2008 2007 2006 2005 2003, 2004 2002, 2003 2001, 2002, 2003 2000, 2001

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Second Team Sara Keane Bry McCarthy Kate Schwindel Frances Silva Kerri Butler Blake Miller Megan Mischler Deana Everrett Carolyn Blank Lana Bannerman Greer Barnes Amanda Cicchini Ashley Banks Ashley Weimer Marisa Kanela Laura Kane Chrissie Abbott Rachel Kruze Lisa Stoia Katie Barnes Stacey Sollmann

2011 2011 2011 2011 2010 2010 2010 2008 2007 2006 2006 2005 2004, 2005 2004 2004 2002 2001 2000, 2002 2000 1999 1997

Third Team (started in 2005) Bry McCarthy Nicole Mailloux Megan Mischler Deana Everrett Kim Bonilla Lana Bannerman Kambria Riggins

2010 2009 2008, 2009 2007 2006 2005 2005

Honorable Mention Blake Miller Kim Bonilla

2008 2007

All-Rookie Team (reappeared in 2009) Sara Keane Kate Schwindel Frances Silva Bri Rodriguez Caroline Szwed Nicole Cauzillo Marisa Kanela Kambria Riggins Laura Kane Chrissie Abbott Lisa Stoia Rachel Kruze Vanessa Heppeler Stacey Sollmann

2011 2011 2010 2009 2009 2003 2002 2002 2001 2000 2000 1999 1997 1996

Big East Championship All-Tournament Team (started in 2007) Sara Keane 2011 Bry McCarthy 2010, 2011 Blake Miller 2010, 2011

Bry McCarthy Kate Schwindel Frances Silva Kerri Butler Meghan Lewis Megan Mischler Bri Rodriguez Carolyn Blank Erica Henderson Greer Barnes Carolyn Blank Kim Bonilla Kerri Butler Amanda Cicchini Robin Rushton

2011 2011 2010 2010 2010 2009 2008 2008 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007

Big East Championship Most Outstanding Offensive Player (started in 2007) Blake Miller 2011 Meghan Lewis 2010 Kim Bonilla 2007 Big East Championship Most Outstanding Defensive Player (started in 2007) Bry McCarthy 2011 Kerri Butler 2010 Carolyn Blank 2007

National Strength and Conditioning Association All-America Erica Henderson Robin Rushton Kelsey Fowler Lana Bannerman Karrie Hutchins Lisa Stoia Katie Barnes

2011 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2002

WVU Fred Schaus Captain’s Award Carolyn Blank Ashley Banks Laura Kane Katie Barnes

2010 2008 2005 2001

WVU Red Brown Cup Karrie Hutchins Chrissie Abbott

2006 2004

WVU Sports Hall of Fame Katie Barnes

2012

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All-Time Record in Penalty Kick Shootouts 2-2 Overall

Regulation, Overtime, PK and Misc. Records All-Time Record in Regulation Year Home Road 1996 5-3 4-4 1997 7-2 3-3 1998 6-1 4-3 1999 7-2 1-7 2000 7-0 6-2 2001 7-2 3-1 2002 8-1 6-2 2003 10-1 5-2 2004 5-5 7-1 2005 7-0 3-5 2006 7-1 5-1 2007 12-2 5-2 2008 7-0 3-2 2009 6-0 3-3 2010 9-0 3-4 2011 10-2 4-3 Totals 120-22 65-45

Neutral - - - 1-0 1-0 1-1 3-0 2-0 2-0 2-0 1-2 0-1 2-0 1-2 3-0 1-0 20-6

Overall 9-7 10-5 10-4 9-9 14-2 11-4 17-3 17-3 14-6 12-5 13-4 17-5 12-2 10-5 15-4 15-5 205-73

All-Time Record in Overtimes Year Home Road 1996 1-0-1 0-0-1 1997 0-1-1 1-0-1 1998 0-1-1 1-1-1 1999 - - 2000 0-1-0 1-3-0 2001 1-0-0 2-1-1 2002 1-0-0 0-0-1 2003 0-1-0 0-0-1 2004 - 1-0-0 2005 - 0-0-3 2006 1-0-2 0-0-1 2007 1-0-1 0-0-1 2008 2-0-2 0-0-2 2009 0-1-2 0-0-4 2010 1-1-1 2-0-0 2011 1-0-0 1-0-0 Totals 9-6-11 9-5-17

Neutral - - - 0-0-1 - 1-0-0 - 0-0-1 - 0-1-0 - - 0-1-2 0-1-0 - - 1-3-4

Overall 1-0-2 1-1-2 1-2-2 0-0-1 1-4-0 4-1-1 1-0-1 0-1-2 1-0-0 0-1-3 1-0-3 1-0-2 2-1-6 0-2-6 3-1-1 2-0-0 19-14-32

Miscellaneous Records Longest Winning Streak: 14 in 2010 Longest Unbeaten Streak (includes ties): 18 in 2002 Longest Losing Streak: 4 in 1999 Consecutive Matches Scored In: 18 in 2002 Consecutive Shutouts: 7 in 1996, 2002 Consecutive Shutout Minutes: 678:33 in 1996 Consecutive Matches Without Scoring: 4 in 1999 All-Time Record: 224-87-32 All-Time Home Record: 129-28-11 All-Time Road Record: 74-50-17 All-Time Neutral Record: 21-9-4 All-Time Regulation Record: 205-73-0 All-Time Overtime Record: 19-14-32 All-Time Goals Scored In First Five Minutes Time Name Date 0:55 Kate Schwindel September, 30, 2011 1:17 Kambria Riggins September 5, 2003 1:29 Carolyn Blank November 13, 2009 1:43 Laura Kane October 6, 2002 1:47 Kim Bonilla September 22, 2006 1:57 Megan Mischler September 21, 2008 2:31 Lisa Stoia October 21, 2001 2:44 Laura Kane September 7, 2003 2:54 Lisa Zanti September 24, 2003 3:12 Caroline Szwed October 22, 2010 3:17 Cathy Abel November 14, 2004 3:32 Katie Barnes September 14, 1999 3:57 Blake Miller November 4, 2011 3:59 Robyn D’Aversa October 21, 1998 4:02 Laura Kane September 8, 2002 4:18 Nicole Cauzillo September 14, 2003 4:30 Marisa Kanela October 30, 2005 4:32 Marisa Kanela October 22, 2004 4:45 Deana Everrett September 28, 2007 4:50 Laura Kane September 19, 2003

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All-Americans Katie Barnes

• 2001 First Team NSCAA/ adidas All-American • 2001 Second Team Soccer Buzz All-American • 2000 Third Team Soccer Buzz 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

Chrissie Abbott

• 2002 First Team NSCAA/ adidas All-American • 2002 First Team Soccer Buzz All-American • 2003 Second Team NSCAA/ adidas All-American • 2003 Second Team Soccer Buzz All-American • 2002 Soccer America College MVP When Chrissie Abbott earned first team AllAmerica 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),

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. In 2012, she was inducted into the WVU Sports Hall of Fame.

Katie Barnes

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 game-winning 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 threetime NCAA champion Greg Jones.

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Lisa Stoia

• 2003 First Team NSCAA/ adidas All-American • 2003 First Team Soccer Buzz All-American • 2002 Second Team NSCAA/ adidas All-American • 2002 Second Team Soccer Buzz 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

Laura Kane

• 2004 Third Team NSCAA/ adidas 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 allBig 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.

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 First Team All-Big East 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. 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.

Lisa Stoia

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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Deana Everrett

• 2006 Third Team Soccer Buzz 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 First Team All-Mid-Atlantic Region and Second Team All-Mid-Atlantic

Ashley Banks

• 2007 Second Team Soccer Buzz All-American • 2007 Third Team NSCAA/ adidas All-American Ashley Banks produced perhaps 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

Greer Barnes

• 2008 Second Team Soccer America MVP • 2008 Second Team Soccer Buzz All-American • 2008 Third Team NSCAA All-American • 2007 Second Team Soccer Buzz All-American • 2007 Second Team NSCAA/adidas 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. A First Team All-Big East performer,

Region 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-foot5 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.

Deana Everrett

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).

Ashley Banks she earned Soccer America second team MVP, Soccer Buzz second team All-America and NSCAA Third Team AllAmerica 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 defender, helping the Mountaineer defense tie a school record with 13 shutouts. Barnes became

the first defender in school history to earn First Team All-Big East honors and was a first team allregion 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 first team Soccer America College MVP • 2007 second team NSCAA/ adidas All-American • 2007 third team Soccer Buzz 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 all-Region 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.

Carolyn Blank

• 2009 Second Team NSCAA All-American • 2008 Second Team NSCAA All-American • 2008 Second Team Soccer Buzz 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 threestraight seasons to finish her career with 33 points on 13 goals and seven assists. An NSCAA First Team All-Northeast Region 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,

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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.

Amanda Cicchini

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, second-most 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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Professional Mountaineers

Chrissie Abbott • U-21 National Team Pool (2003)

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

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

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

Kerri Butler Atlanta Beat (WPS)

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)

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

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

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

Erica Henderson Afturelding FC (Iceland)

Deana Everrett • Canadian U17 National Team (2001) • Canadian U19 National Team (2003) • Canadian U-20 National Team Pool (2004) 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 (2010, 2011, 2012) Blake Miller • U-23 National Team Camp (2012)

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

Lisa Stoia St. Louis Athletica (WPS) Boston Renegades (USL WLeague)

Blake Miller Illawarra Stingray (Australia)

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-14 National Team Camp (2006) • U-17 National Team Pool (2008) • U-17 National Team Pool (2009) • U-20 National Team Camp (2012) Lisa Stoia • U-21 National Team Pool (2003) Caroline Szwed • Canadian U-16 National Team (2007) • Canadian U-17 National Team (2008) • Canadian U-20 National Pool (2009)

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All-Time Matches On Television

Year 2011 2011 2011 2010 2010 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2009 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2008 2007 2007 2006 2005 2003 2003 2002 2001

Network CBS Sports Network CBS Sports Network CBS Sports Network CBS Sports Network CBS Sports Network CSTV Cox Communications Cox Communications 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) 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, 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

Misc. Big East Tournament Big East Tournament Regular Season Big East Tournament Big East Tournament Big East Tournament Regular Season Regular Season Regular Season Regular Season Regular Season Regular Season Big East Tournament Regular Season Regular Season Regular Season Regular Season Regular Season Big East Tournament Big East Tournament Big East Tournament Big East Tournament Big East Tournament Regular Season Big East Tournament Big East Tournament

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

<Please note this listing is a work in progress>

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Series Records Opponent Arizona Auburn Binghamton Boston Boston College Bowling Green Butler BYU Canisius Central Conn. Central Michigan Cincinnati Colgate Connecticut Dartmouth Dayton DePaul Duquesne Florida Atlantic Florida State Georgetown George Mason High Point Hofstra Illinois James Madison Jacksonville State Kentucky Louisville Loyola, Md. Loyola Marymount Marquette Marshall Miami, Fla. Miami, Ohio Michigan State Morehead State Mount St. Maryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Navy New Hampshire Notre Dame Ohio Ohio State Old Dominion Penn State Pitt Portland Princeton Providence Purdue Radford Rhode Island Richmond

First Played 2004 2001 2003 2009 1996 1997 1998 2009 1996 1998 2000 2007 2002 1996 2009 2005 2006 1996 2010 2003 1996 2001 2011 2001 1999 1999 2002 2004 2006 2002 2008 2005 1998 1999 2001 2003 2010 1996 1996 1999 1996 1997 1996 2000 2003 1996 2005 2008 1996 2000 2003 2007 2000

Last Played 2004 2002 2006 2009 2010 2010 1998 2009 1996 2000 2010 2010 2002 2011 2009 2005 2009 2009 2010 2003 2011 2011 2011 2005 1999 2008 2002 2008 2011 2009 2008 2011 2011 2010 2001 2003 2010 1996 2007 2003 2009 2004 2011 2001 2011 2011 2005 2008 2011 2011 2004 2007 2006

W-L-T 1-0-0 1-1-0 3-0-0 0-0-1 5-1-1 4-0-0 0-0-1 0-0-1 1-0-0 2-0-0 2-0-0 2-0-0 1-0-0 5-11-3 0-0-1 1-0-0 2-0-0 4-0-1 1-0-0 0-1-0 14-3-0 3-0-0 1-0-0 2-0-0 0-1-0 7-1-1 1-0-0 2-0-0 5-0-1 3-0-0 1-0-0 6-2-0 4-0-0 4-2-0 0-1-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 2-1-0 2-0-0 1-12-1 2-0-1 3-4-1 2-0-0 5-4-0 13-2-1 0-1-0 1-0-0 12-1-0 2-1-0 2-0-0 1-0-0 1-1-1

WVU has played Connecticut 18 times in the series, tying Villanova for the most all-time. Opponent Robert Morris Rutgers St. Bonaventure St. Francis, Pa. St. Johnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s St. Louis Santa Clara Seton Hall SMU Syracuse Tennessee Texas Texas A&M Towson UCF USC USF Villanova VCU Virginia Virginia Tech Wake Forest Washington Washington State Western Michigan William & Mary Wyoming Xavier Yale Youngstown State

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First Played 1996 1996 2006 1996 1996 2001 2008 1996 2004 1996 2003 2004 2007 1999 1998 2007 2005 1996 1999 2001 1999 2007 2005 2008 2006 2000 2000 2007 2003 1996

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Last Played 1997 2011 2006 1997 2011 2001 2008 2011 2004 2011 2009 2004 2007 2008 1999 2007 2011 2011 1999 2011 2011 2009 2005 2008 2006 2005 2000 2007 2003 1997

W-L-T 2-0-0 11-4-1 1-0-0 2-0-0 11-2-3 1-0-0 0-1-0 8-3-2 1-0-0 8-3-2 4-0-0 0-1-0 0-1-0 2-0-0 2-0-0 0-1-0 6-1-1 9-5-5 1-0-0 3-9-2 3-1-0 0-2-0 1-0-0 0-0-1 1-0-0 3-0-1 1-0-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 2-0-0

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All-Time Scores 1996 (10-7-2/4-4-1 BIG EAST - 5th) Nikki Izzo Sept. 1 0-3 L at Rutgers Sept. 4 1-1 (ot) T at Duquesne Sept. 7 4-0 W PROVIDENCE Sept. 11 5-0 W ROBERT MORRIS Sept. 13 0-2 L SYRACUSE Sept. 15 0-1 L OHIO STATE Sept. 18 2-0 W at St. Francis, Pa. Sept. 22 0-0 T ST. JOHN’S Sept. 27 0-12 L at Connecticut Oct. 1 5-0 W YOUNGSTOWN STATE Oct. 4 2-0 (ot) W SETON HALL Oct. 9 1-0 W at Georgetown Oct. 14 1-0 W at Canisius Oct. 16 2-0 W at Pitt Oct. 19 1-0 W BOSTON COLLEGE Oct. 22 4-0 W MOUNT ST. MARY’S Oct. 25 0-11 L at Notre Dame Oct. 30 2-4 L at Villanova Nov. 3 0-4 L NAVY 1997 (11-6-2/4-6-1 BIG EAST - 5th) Nikki Izzo Aug. 30 1-0 (ot) W at Boston College Sept. 3 1-0 W DUQUESNE Sept. 6 2-0 W RUTGERS Sept. 10 2-1 W at Navy Sept. 14 0-3 L NOTRE DAME

Sept. 16 Sept. 20 Sept. 26 Sept. 28 Oct. 1 Oct. 4 Oct. 6 Oct. 8 Oct. 15 Oct. 18 Oct. 21 Oct. 24 Oct. 26 Nov. 1

1-0 1-0 1-3 0-5 4-0 1-0 4-0 0-1 2-2 (ot) 0-0 (ot) 5-0 0-1 0-1 6-0

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 (ot) SYRACUSE W ST. FRANCIS, Pa.

1998 (11-6-2, 4-5-2 BIG EAST - 7th) Nikki Izzo Sept. 4 0-7 L at Notre Dame Sept. 6 1-0 W at Georgetown Sept. 9 6-0 W at Bowling Green Sept. 12 2-1 W at Villanova Sept. 18 1-2 (ot) L CONNECTICUT Sept. 20 3-2 W SETON HALL Sept. 27 2-1 (ot) W at UCF Sept. 30 2-0 W MARSHALL Oct. 2 0-1 L PROVIDENCE Oct. 4 0-0 (ot) T BOSTON COLLEGE Oct. 7 1-0 W at Ohio State Oct. 10 2-1 W CENT. CONNECTICUT Oct. 16 0-2 L at Syracuse Oct. 18 0-1 (ot) L at St. John’s Oct. 21 3-0 W OHIO

Oct. 24 Oct. 28 Oct. 31 Nov. 3

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

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 0-1 L at James Madison Sept. 3 0-2 L ILLINOIS! Sept. 5 4-2 W VCU! Sept. 8 2-0 W at Marshall Sept. 11 4-1 W TOWSON Sept. 14 6-1 W VIRGINIA TECH Sept. 18 0-4 L at Connecticut^ Sept. 19 3-1 W vs. New Hampshire^ Sept. 24 0-1 L at Villanova Sept. 29 5-1 W PITT Oct. 1 2-1 W RUTGERS Oct. 3 4-0 W UCF Oct. 8 1-5 L at Notre Dame Oct. 10 0-2 L SETON HALL Oct. 13 0-2 L at Georgetown Oct. 15 0-1 L at Miami % Oct. 17 0-0 (2ot) T vs. Butler % Oct. 22 3-0 W ST. JOHN’S Oct. 29 1-3 L at Ohio State ! Mountaineer Cup, Morgantown, W.Va. ^ UConn Fila Classic, Storrs, Conn. % Miami Invitational, Miami, Fla.

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West Virginia University | 2012 Women's Soccer 2000 (15-6, 3-3 BIG EAST Mid-Atlantic - 4th) Nikki Izzo-Brown Aug. 25 3-1 W SYRACUSE Aug. 27 2-1 W JAMES MADISON Sept. 1 1-0 W vs. Central Michigan Sept. 3 0-2 L at Purdue Sept. 8 1-0 W at Old Dominion Sept. 10 1-0 W at William & Mary Sept. 13 1-0 W at Virginia Tech Sept. 17 4-0 W WYOMING Sept. 22 1-2 (ot) L NOTRE DAME Sept. 24 2-3 (ot) L at Seton Hall Sept. 29 1-0 W VILLANOVA Oct. 4 2-0 W at Pitt Oct. 6 2-3 (2ot) L at Rutgers Oct. 8 4-0 W at Central Connecticut Oct. 11 2-0 W DUQUESNE Oct. 15 4-0 W MARSHALL Oct. 20 2-1 (ot) W at Boston College Oct. 22 3-1 W at Providence Oct. 25 3-1 W GEORGETOWN Oct. 29 0-1 (ot) L at Connecticut (BEQ) Nov. 8 1-5 L at Richmond (NCAA1) 2001 (15-5-1, 4-1-1 BIG EAST Mid-Atlantic - 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. 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

The 2004 Mountaineers 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 ST. (NCAA3) ! JMU/Comfort Inn Invitational & NOVA won penalty kick shootout, 5-4 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. S. Methodist (NCAA1) Nov. 14 1-2 L at Texas (NCAA2) ! Kentucky Invitational, Lexington, Ky.

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West Virginia University | 2012 Women's Soccer 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 0-1 (2ot) 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. 2006 (14-4-3, 8-1-2 BIG EAST American Division Champions) Nikki Izzo-Brown Aug. 25 3-0 W vs. Richmond! Aug. 27 5-1 W at James Madison! Sept. 1 4-0 W WESTERN MICHIGAN Sept. 3 4-0 W BINGHAMTON Sept. 8 2-1 W at #7 Penn State Sept. 10 8-0 W ST. BONAVENTURE Sept. 15 4-1 W PITT Sept. 17 1-1 (2ot) T #21 VIRGINIA Sept. 22 5-0 W SYRACUSE Sept. 24 0-0 (2ot) T at St. John’s

Sept. 29 1-3 L at #1 Notre Dame Oct. 1 4-0 W at DePaul Oct. 6 2-0 W at USF Oct. 8 2-0 W at Marquette Oct. 13 1-0 (2ot) W #23 VILLANOVA Oct. 15 3-0 W GEORGETOWN Oct. 20 0-1 L UCONN Oct. 22 4-0 W PROVIDENCE Oct. 29 0-0 (2ot) T vs. #25 Louisville (BEQ)& Nov. 3 2-3 L vs. #20 Rutgers (BES) Nov. 10 0-2 L vs. Virginia (NCAA1) ! James Madison Invitational & WVU won penalty kick shootout, 5-4 2007 (18-5-2, 9-1-1 BIG EAST American Division Champions, BIG EAST Tournament Champions) Nikki Izzo-Brown Aug. 31 4-0 W BOWLING GREEN Sept. 2 0-3 L at #9 Virginia Sept. 7 3-1 W RHODE ISLAND Sept. 9 1-0 W #15 PENN STATE Sept. 14 1-2 L vs. #5 Texas A&M! 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 3-0 W TOWSON Aug. 29 1-2 (2ot) L vs. #12 Santa Clara% Aug. 31 1-0 W Loyola Marymount% Sept. 5 1-0 W at #20 Tennessee^ Sept. 7 1-1 (2ot) T vs. Washington State^ Sept. 11 1-0 W KENTUCKY Sept. 14 1-1 (2ot) T JAMES MADISON Sept. 18 4-0 W PITT Sept. 21 3-0 W #6 VIRGINIA Sept. 25 0-0 (2ot) 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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West Virginia University | 2012 Women's Soccer 2009 (10-7-6, 5-3-3 American Division – 3rd) Nikki Izzo-Brown Aug. 23 0-0 (2ot) T OHIO STATE Aug. 29 2-1 W at #5 Penn State! Aug. 31 0-1 (ot) L vs. #25 BYU! Sept. 3 4-0 W DUQUESNE Sept. 6 0-0 (2ot) T BOSTON U Sept. 11 1-1 (2ot) T at #9 Virginia~ Sept. 13 0-1 L vs. Dartmouth~ Sept. 18 1-1 (2ot) T at Pitt Sept. 20 1-0 W TENNESSEE Sept. 24 1-0 W MARQUETTE Sept. 27 1-2 L at USF Oct. 2 2-3 (ot) L #8 NOTRE DAME Oct. 4 2-0 W DEPAUL Oct. 9 1-0 W SYRACUSE Oct. 11 1-0 W #11 ST. JOHN’S Oct. 16 0-0 (2ot) T at Villanova 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, BIG EAST Tournament Champions) 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

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The 2010 Mountaineers 2011 (17-4-0, 10-1-0 Big East American Division – 1st) Nikki Izzo-Brown Aug. 19 1-2 L at No. 10 Virginia Aug. 21 3-0 W PURDUE Aug. 26 0-5 L at Penn State^ Aug. 28 3-0 W vs. George Mason^ Sept. 1 0-2 L No. 18 OHIO STATE Sept. 5 3-0 W MARSHALL Sept. 11 1-0 W HIGH POINT Sept. 15 2-1 (2OT) W at USF Sept. 18 3-1 W No. 8 MARQUETTE Sept. 23 4-0 W SETON HALL Sept. 25 1-0 (OT) W RUTGERS Sept. 30 3-1 W at Georgetown Oct. 2 1-4 L at Villanova Oct. 7 3-0 W ST. JOHN’S Oct. 9 5-1 W SYRACUSE Oct. 14 1-0 W at Providence

Oct. 16 2-1 W at Connecticut Oct. 21 1-0 W at Pitt Oct. 30 5-0 W Seton Hall (BEQ) 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. Key: BE1 – Big East First Round BEQ – Big East Quarterfinals BES – Big East Semifinals BEF – Big East Finals NCAA1 – NCAA First Round NCAA2 – NCAA Second Round NCAA3 – NCAA Sweet 16 NCAA4 – NCAA Elite Eight Rankings reflect highest ranking for opponent on date played (beginning 2006 season)

L at #16 Boston College (NCAA3)

^Hurricane Cup – Miami, Fla.

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All-Time Letterwinners Chrissie Abbott (F) Cathy Abel (M/F) Stacey Adams (GK)

-A-

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

2000-01-02-03C 2003-04-05-06 1996-97-98

Annandale, Va. Naperville, Ill. St. Louis, Mo. Rye, N.Y. Mason, Ohio Fairfield, Ohio Johnston, Iowa Rochester, N.Y. Decatur, Ill. Toms River, N.J. Cambridge, Md. Dumfries, Va. Morgantown, W.Va. Fredericksburg, Va.

2004-05-06-07C 2003-04-05-06 2010-11C 2006-07-08 1998-99-00C-01C 2001-02-03-04C 2007 1998-99 2008-09-10-11 2006-07-08C-09C 1997, 1999-2000 2004-05-06-07 2008 2007-08-09-10

Stephanie Carpenter (M) Mays Landing, N.J. Nicole Cauzillo (M) Northville, Mich. Kristin Cholewa (D) Virginia Beach, Va. Amanda Cicchini (M) Oakville, Ontario Maura Cirilli (M) Wallingford, Pa. Natalie Cocchi (D) Ocean Township, N.J.

2009-10 2003 1996C-97 2005-06-07-08 2002-03-04 2004-05-06-07C

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) Hannah Boettger (D) Kim Bonilla (F) Stephanie Burgess (F) Kerri Butler (GK)

-B-

-C-

Kiley Harris Amy Coleman (D) Chelsey Corroto (F) Jess Crowder (M)

Akron, Ohio Hilliard, Ohio Cary, N.C.

-D-

Robyn Dâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Aversa (M) Liverpool, N.Y. Nicolette DeLaurentis (M) Sicklerville, N.J. Tonia Deligiannis (M) Niskayuna, N.Y. Ann Marie Destino (M) Lewiston, N.Y. Emily Dillon (F) Long Beach, Calif. Lisa DuCote (M) Fredricksburg, Va.

-E-

1996-97-98 2008-10-11C 2011 1998-99 2011 1996C-97-98 1996 2010-11 2004-2006-07-08

Kristin English (M/F) Deana Everrett (F)

Millersville, Md. Oakville, Ontario

1999 2005-06-07-08C

Kristen Felice (F) Melissa Finkle (F) Laura Finley (GK) Kelsey Fowler (D/M)

Patchogue, N.Y. Brookfield, Conn. Mt. Laurel, N.J. Wheeling, W.Va.

2010 1996-97-98C 2001 2005-06-07-08

-F-

-G-

Nikki Garzon (D) Melissa Haire (GK) Kiley Harris (F) Erica Henderson (F/D) Vanessa Heppeler (M/F) Karrie Hutchins (M)

Penfield, N.Y.

-H-

Lewisburg, Pa. Cicero, Ind. Rochester, N.Y. Liverpool, N.Y. Wheeling, W.Va.

Shannon Jarboe (D)

-J-

Rockford, N.Y.

1997C-98C 1999-2000-01-02C 2004-05-06-07C 2008-09-10-11 1997-98-99-2000 2002-03-04-05C 1996-97

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Krystle Kallman (D) Laura Kane (F) Marisa Kanela (F/M) Sara Keane (GK) Caralee Keppler (D) Rachel Kruze (M) Ashtin Larkin (M) Katie Lenz (F) Rena Lippa (F) Jenn Lewis (D) Meghan Lewis (D) Shelly Lyons (M) Nicole Mailloux (D) Laura Mallia (D) Megan Mattei (D) Brigette McCabe (D) Bry McCarthy (D) Susan McHale (F/M) Mollie Merkel (M) Sydney Metheny (F) Blake Miller (F) Rachael Minnich (F) Megan Mischler (F) Michelle Molinari (M) Christina Monzi

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Woodbury, Minn. Pottstown, Pa. Wantagh, N.Y. Mt. Laurel, N.J. Rockville Centre, N.Y. Webster, N.Y.

2005-06-07 2001-02-03-04C 2002-03-04-05C 2011 2009 1999-2000-01-02C

Cerritos, Calif. Mechanicsburg, Pa. Pittsford, N.Y. Silver Spring, Md. Naperville, Ill. Sarasota, Fla.

2009-10C 2010-11 1996C-97C-98C 2000-01-02-03 2008-09-10C-11C 1996-97

Mississauga, Ontario Eggertsville, N.Y. Memphis, Tenn. Gibsonia, Pa. Ajax, Ontario Huntington, W.Va. Walkersville, Md. Elkins, W.Va. St. Louis, Mo. Mason, Ohio Moon Township, Pa. Parkersburg, W.Va. Staten Island, N.Y.

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Heather Saffel (D) Kate Schwindel (F) Christen Seaman (D) Shannon Seaward (D) Megan Sheehy (F) Missy Shields (M) Frances Silva (F) Julie Smith (M) Mallory Smith (D) Stacey Sollmann (D) Ann Sorensen (D) Lisa Stoia (M) Caroline Szwed (M)

Elkins, W.Va. Livingston, N.J. Belleville, Ill. San Ramon, Calif. Westfield, N.J. Bethel Park, Pa. Overland Park, Kan. Olean, N.Y. Hamden, Conn. Cincinnati, Ohio Whitefish Bay, Wis. Shirley, N.Y. Oakville, Ontario

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Shawna Toth (F) Danielle Turrie (M)

Morgantown, W.Va. Pittsford, N.Y.

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Ashley Weimer (D) Sarah Wetmore (D)

North Huntingdon, Pa. Hamilton, Va.

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Kerri Butler Katie Osterman Hillary Battles Nicolette DeLaurentis Jennifer Furcht Jacque Sutphin Stephanie Baugh Melissa Haire Emily Main Stacey Adams Mallory Beck Tara Berardi Nicole Cauzillo Emily Dillon Melissa Haire Brandi Sutphin Lisa DuCote Kelsey Fowler Caralee Keppler Katie Lenz Megan Mattei Missy Shields Katie Slain Corissa Taylor Danielle Tucker Tessie Vezza Cathy Abel Ariel Davis Ashtin Larkin Blake Miller Shawna Toth Sarah Wetmore Greer Barnes Katie Barnes Missy Johns Laura Papillon Bri Rodriguez Chrissie Abbott Robyn Dâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Aversa Rachel Dahlstrand Ryan Dinan Kiley Harris Ashtin Larkin Katie Lenz Heather Walker Ashley Banks Drea Barklage Kim Behm Laura Finley Shannon Jarboe Morgan Betscher Kim Bonilla Tonia Deligiannis Megan Mischler Christen Seaman Lisa Stoia

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Whitney Edwards Jamie Kocher Rena Lippa Sarah Maddox Caroline Szwed Jessica Vann Ashley Weimer Stephanie Burgess Jen Cappedonia Melissa Finkle Kambria Riggins Frances Silva Steph Carpenter Amanda Cicchini Jess Crowder Shannon Seaward Meghan Smith Lisa Zanti Miko Alley Beth Blasi Alli Kealing Emily Kirksey Rachel Kruze Cheryl Matochik Megan Robinson Leslie Barden Meghan Lewis Bridgette McCabe Susan McHale Robin Rushton Amanda DeSario Ann Marie Destino Nikki Garzon Nicole Mailloux Mollie Merkel Ashley Ramsey Shawna Toth Casey Vornadore Chelsey Corroto Kiley Harris Marisa Kanela Laura Mallia Danielle Turrie Deana Everrett Sara Keane Christina Monzi Christen Seaman Stacey Sollmann Katie Molinari Michelle Molinari Ann Sorensen Erica Henderson Shelly Lyons Rachael Minnich Emma Rodriguez Tara Beradi Ambere Cunningham Kristin English Kristen Felice Sarah Meehan Kristene Mumby Theresa Sadd

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Amanda Anton Hannah Boettger Amanda Cicchini Maura Cirilli Ashley McDaniel Meghan Lewis Heather Saffel Annalika Steyn Ali Connelly Krystle Kallman Emily Kirksey Emily Marshall Heather Saffel Megan Sheehy Vanessa Heppeler Karrie Hutchins Sydney Metheny Kristin Cholewa Lisa DuCote Julie Smith Mallory Smith Ashley Weimer Jessie Breed Cassandra Deitrick Jenn Lewis Sara Keane Lana Bannerman Erin Brown Elizabeth Frame Morgan Betscher Whitney Cavender Amy Coleman Greer Barnes Erin Peters Megan Mischler Natalie Cocchi Sarah Bizanovich Sami Molina Carolyn Blank Brandi Sutphin Kara Blosser Bry McCarthy Athena Gramates Laura Kane Leigh Anthony Ashley Magruda Ashley Neal Kate Schwindel

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James P. Clements, Ph.D. President Jim Clements is West Virginia University’s 23rd president. WVU is the flagship university of West Virginia, with an internationally diverse student body of more than 33,000 undergraduate and graduate students across approximately 200 degree programs in the University’s 13 constituent colleges, two divisional colleges, 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 $2.3 billion enterprise and employ more than 18,000 people. WVU and its affiliates are currently in the midst of more than $600 million of capital improvements. Regionally, he 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 recently 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 active with national higher education organizations such as the Association of Public Land-Grant Universities (APLU) and the American Council on Education (ACE). He is currently co-chair of the APLU Energy Forum and is the chair of the ACE Commission on Leadership. Dr. Clements was the only university president selected to join a 15-member Innovation Advisory Board to the 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 secondlargest public university in Maryland. Prior to becoming provost, he served as Towson’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 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 two 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. 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

Oliver Luck was a two-time ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American quarterback at WVU. 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 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 by then Gov. Joe Manchin in 2008 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 Betta 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 2008, 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 junior volleyball player at Stanford; Emily, a freshman at Stanford and Addison, who attends Morgantown High.

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Senior Staff Athletic Department Personnel Mike Parsons Deputy Director of Athletics

Michael Szul

Terri Howes

Associate Athletic Director

Associate Athletic Director

Compliance/Governance

Sports Administration, SWA

Matt Borman

Michael Fragale

Business Operations

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Matt Wells

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Head Coaches WVU Fields 17 Varsity Sports Programs Jason Butts

Mike Carey

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Gymnastics

Women’s Basketball

Sean Cleary

Jon Hammond

Dana Holgorsen

Cross Country/Track

Rifle

Football

Bob Huggins

Jimmy King

Jill Kramer

Men’s Basketball

Rowing

Volleyball

Marlon LeBlanc

Randy Mazey

Men’s Soccer

Baseball

Vic Riggs

Tina Samara

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Nikki Izzo-Brown

Craig Turnbull Wrestling

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Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium

Caperton Indoor Facility

Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium

Dreamswork Field

Cary Gym

WVU Wrestling Pavilion

Mountaineer Track

WVU Rifle Range

WVU Boathouse

WVU Coliseum

Basketball Practice Facility

WVU Natatorium

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Media Information What To Know When Covering WVU Media Services The West Virginia University sports communications office will be available throughout the entire 2012 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 women’s soccer contact/assistant sports publications director Tim Goodenow. 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.

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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. Credentials Photographers and media members who wish to cover a match at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium should contact women’s soccer contact/assistant sports publications director Tim Goodenow, via email (tim.goodenow@mail.wvu.edu) or phone (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.

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/ assistant sports publications director Tim Goodenow, via email (tim.goodenow@mail. wvu.edu) or phone (304-293-2821), 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 women’s soccer press releases, notes and more via email. To receive such press releases, game recaps and more, simply email your requests to tim.goodenow@mail.wvu.edu.

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West Virginia University | 2012 Women's Soccer 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.

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).

WVUsports.com WVUsports.com is the place for media and fans to go for the latest on Mountaineer women’s soccer. In 2012, 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. Beginning in 2012-13, the Conference became 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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WVU Sports Communications 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

Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Soccer Contact Tim Goodenow Assistant Sports Publications Director e-mail: tim.goodenow@mail.wvu.edu

Staff Michael Fragale Bryan Messerly Joe Swan John Antonik Mike Montoro Katie Kane Shannon McNamara Lisa Ammons Cheryl Maust Amy Prunty Eva Buchman Grant Dovey Abby Norman Brian Kuppelweiser

Assistant Athletic Director, Communications Sports Information Director Sports Publications Director Director of New Media Director of Football Communications Associate Sports Information Director Assistant Sports Information Director Business Manager Program Assistant Program Assistant Graduate Assistant Graduate Assistant Graduate Assistant Graduate Assistant

Phone Information Office: 304-293-2821 Fax: 304-293-4105 Press Box: 304-293-6480

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