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WCU Women's Soccer - 2018 Roster

WCU Women's Soccer - 2018 Players

Julia Winter

5'1"
Position: Midfielder/Forward
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Marietta, Ga. (Troy University) (Sprayberry HS ) (Atlanta Fire )

Emily Crawford

5'5"
Position: Midfielder/Defender
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Asheville, N.C. (Carolina Day School) (Highland Football Club)

Jacquelyn Gnassi

5'10"
Position: Goalkeeper
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Ramsey, N.J. (Immaculate Heart Academy) (Match Fit Academy NE-NPL)

Ashlee Owens

5'6"
Position: Goalkeeper
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Harrisburg, N.C. (Hickory Ridge HS) (Lake Norman WPSL)

Megan McCallister

5'8"
Position: Midfielder/Forward
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Asheville, N.C. (Charlotte) (AC Reynolds HS)

Jordan Dawsey

5'8"
Position: Defender
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Chapin, S.C. (Champin HS)

Shannon Burns

5'5"
Position: Defender
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Manasquan, N.J. (St. Rose HS) (FC Bucks Freedom ECNL)

Maryanne Kilgore

5'7"
Position: Midfielder/Defender
Year: So.
Hometown: Jefferson, Ga. (Jefferson HS) (Atlanta United ECNL)

Kate Swartwout

6'0"
Position: Midfielder/Defender
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Davidson, N.C. (CCTL HS) (Lake Norman SC)

Shannon Greenwood

5'6"
Position: Forward/Defender
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Trinity, Florida (J.W. Mitchell HS / Clearwater Central Catholic HS) (West Florida Flames DA )

Sayres McKenna

5'4"
Position: Midfielder
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Wilmington, N.C. (JT Hoggard HS) (Wilmington Hammerheads)

Alexa Frankeny

5'7"
Position: Forward/Defender
Year: RSr.
Hometown: Wilmington, N.C. (JT Hoggard) (Cape Fear)

Emma Haywood

5'8"
Position: Midfielder
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Wilmington, NC (JT Hoggard HS) (Cape Fear)

Eynde Frazier

5'6"
Position: Midfielder
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Wilson, N.C. (James B. Hunt HS) (CASL ECNL)

Amber Van Den Berg

5'10"
Position: Midfielder/Defender
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Dronten, Netherlands (Het Stedelijik Lyceum Zuid ) (FE Twente Academy Coached by Jurgen Kok)

Reily Nelson

5'8"
Position: Defender
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Wilson, N.C. (Fike HS) (NCFC)

Emily Threatt

5'10"
Position: Forward
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Knoxville, Tenn. (Christian Academy of Knoxville) (FC Alliance)

Kayla Thomas

5'2"
Position: Defender
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Duluth, Ga. (Peachtree Ridge HS) (Atlanta Fire United ECNL)

Renee Saneholtz

5'8"
Position: Midfielder/Forward
Year: So.
Hometown: Whitehouse, Ohio (Anthony Wayne HS) (GTFC Impact)

Jessica Edgren

5'6"
Position: Midfielder/Defender
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Stockholm, Sweden (Solna Gymnasium) (AIK (Most Recent) Stuvsta IF)

Ashton Cannon

5'3"
Position: Defender
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Wendell, N.C. (East Wake HS) (CASL ECNL)

Hannah McClaugherty

5'5"
Position: Defender
Year: So.
Hometown: Fuquay Varina, N.C. (Fuquay Varina HS) (Triangle Futbol Club Alliance)

Emily Zipay

5'8"
Position: Midfielder
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Murfreesboro, Tenn. (Oakland) (Tennessee Soccer Club)

Mackenzie Wright

5'11"
Position: Midfielder
Year: RJr.
Hometown: Liberty, N.C. (UNC Pembroke) (Eastern Randolph HS) (96 NC Fusion Premier)

Elizabeth Freeman

5'10"
Position: Midfielder/Defender
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Stone Mountain, Ga. (St. Pius X Catholic HS) (Chiefs FC)

Regan Ward

5'8"
Position: Midfielder
Year: So.
Hometown: Strongsville, Ohio (Strongsville HS) (Cleveland Inferno)

Isabella Pighini

5'4"
Position: Midfielder/Forward
Year: So.
Hometown: Lindenhurst, Ill. (Lakes Community HS) (Sockers FC Chicago ECNL)

Natalia Icen

5'9"
Position: Goalkeeper
Year: So.
Hometown: Marietta, Ga. (Alan C. Pope HS) (NASA Elite)
No. Name Pos. Ht. Yr. Hometown (Prev School)
9 Winter Julia Julia Winter

Julia Winter

MF/F 5-1 5 Jr. Marietta, Ga. (Troy University) (Sprayberry HS ) (Atlanta Fire )
24 Crawford Emily Emily Crawford

Emily Crawford

MF/D 5-5 1 Fr. Asheville, N.C. (Carolina Day School) (Highland Football Club)
00 Gnassi Jacquelyn Jacquelyn Gnassi

Jacquelyn Gnassi

GK 5-10 7 Sr. Ramsey, N.J. (Immaculate Heart Academy) (Match Fit Academy NE-NPL)
1 Owens Ashlee Ashlee Owens

Ashlee Owens

GK 5-6 1 Fr. Harrisburg, N.C. (Hickory Ridge HS) (Lake Norman WPSL)
2 McCallister Megan Megan McCallister

Megan McCallister

MF/F 5-8 7 Sr. Asheville, N.C. (Charlotte) (AC Reynolds HS)
4 Dawsey Jordan Jordan Dawsey

Jordan Dawsey

D 5-8 5 Jr. Chapin, S.C. (Champin HS)
5 Burns Shannon Shannon Burns

Shannon Burns

D 5-5 7 Sr. Manasquan, N.J. (St. Rose HS) (FC Bucks Freedom ECNL)
6 Kilgore Maryanne Maryanne Kilgore

Maryanne Kilgore

MF/D 5-7 3 So. Jefferson, Ga. (Jefferson HS) (Atlanta United ECNL)
7 Swartwout Kate Kate Swartwout

Kate Swartwout

MF/D 6-0 5 Jr. Davidson, N.C. (CCTL HS) (Lake Norman SC)
8 Greenwood Shannon Shannon Greenwood

Shannon Greenwood

F/D 5-6 1 Fr. Trinity, Florida (J.W. Mitchell HS / Clearwater Central Catholic HS) (West Florida Flames DA )
10 McKenna Sayres Sayres McKenna

Sayres McKenna

MF 5-4 7 Sr. Wilmington, N.C. (JT Hoggard HS) (Wilmington Hammerheads)
11 Frankeny Alexa Alexa Frankeny

Alexa Frankeny

F/D 5-7 8 RSr. Wilmington, N.C. (JT Hoggard) (Cape Fear)
12 Haywood Emma Emma Haywood

Emma Haywood

MF 5-8 5 Jr. Wilmington, NC (JT Hoggard HS) (Cape Fear)
13 Frazier Eynde Eynde Frazier

Eynde Frazier

MF 5-6 7 Sr. Wilson, N.C. (James B. Hunt HS) (CASL ECNL)
14 Van Den Berg Amber Amber Van Den Berg

Amber Van Den Berg

MF/D 5-10 1 Fr. Dronten, Netherlands (Het Stedelijik Lyceum Zuid ) (FE Twente Academy Coached by Jurgen Kok)
15 Nelson Reily Reily Nelson

Reily Nelson

D 5-8 1 Fr. Wilson, N.C. (Fike HS) (NCFC)
16 Threatt Emily Emily Threatt

Emily Threatt

F 5-10 5 Jr. Knoxville, Tenn. (Christian Academy of Knoxville) (FC Alliance)
17 Thomas Kayla Kayla Thomas

Kayla Thomas

D 5-2 7 Sr. Duluth, Ga. (Peachtree Ridge HS) (Atlanta Fire United ECNL)
19 Saneholtz Renee Renee Saneholtz

Renee Saneholtz

MF/F 5-8 3 So. Whitehouse, Ohio (Anthony Wayne HS) (GTFC Impact)
20 Edgren Jessica Jessica Edgren

Jessica Edgren

MF/D 5-6 1 Fr. Stockholm, Sweden (Solna Gymnasium) (AIK (Most Recent) Stuvsta IF)
21 Cannon Ashton Ashton Cannon

Ashton Cannon

D 5-3 5 Jr. Wendell, N.C. (East Wake HS) (CASL ECNL)
22 McClaugherty Hannah Hannah McClaugherty

Hannah McClaugherty

D 5-5 3 So. Fuquay Varina, N.C. (Fuquay Varina HS) (Triangle Futbol Club Alliance)
23 Zipay Emily Emily Zipay

Emily Zipay

MF 5-8 5 Jr. Murfreesboro, Tenn. (Oakland) (Tennessee Soccer Club)
25 Wright Mackenzie Mackenzie Wright

Mackenzie Wright

MF 5-11 6 RJr. Liberty, N.C. (UNC Pembroke) (Eastern Randolph HS) (96 NC Fusion Premier)
27 Freeman Elizabeth Elizabeth Freeman

Elizabeth Freeman

MF/D 5-10 5 Jr. Stone Mountain, Ga. (St. Pius X Catholic HS) (Chiefs FC)
30 Ward Regan Regan Ward

Regan Ward

MF 5-8 3 So. Strongsville, Ohio (Strongsville HS) (Cleveland Inferno)
31 Pighini Isabella Isabella Pighini

Isabella Pighini

MF/F 5-4 3 So. Lindenhurst, Ill. (Lakes Community HS) (Sockers FC Chicago ECNL)
33 Icen Natalia Natalia Icen

Natalia Icen

GK 5-9 3 So. Marietta, Ga. (Alan C. Pope HS) (NASA Elite)


WCU Women's Soccer - 2018 Coaches

Chad Miller

Chad Miller
 - Head Coach 9 years

Todd Herman

Todd Herman
 - Assistant Coach 9 years