High School Girls Soccer
Newsday.com covers the beautiful game on Long Island with our high school girls soccer blog.
From the Long Island Championship to the World Cup, Crystal Dunn of Rockville Center and Cari Roccaro of East Islip, now have won both.
Dunn, Newsday’s 2009 girl’s soccer player of the year, and Roccaro, the 2011 player of the year, both started on defense yesterday and helped the United States beat defending champion Germany, 1-0, to win the U20 women’s World Cup at Tokyo National...Read more »
Former Bay Shore star Jasmyne Spencer was selected by the Philadelphia independence in with the third pick in the fourth round (21st overall) in the Women's Professional Soccer draft.
"I'm just so happy for Jasmyne," Maryland head soccer coach Brian Pensky said in a team press release. "She loves the game and it means the world to her. There's no question she's going to make...Read more »
East Islip's Cari Roccaro was named an NSCAA Youth All-American on Thursday. The Notre Dame-bound midfielder is one of eight players to repeat as a Youth AA, the full list of all 40 players chosen can be seen here.
Roccaro was already named an NSCAA High School All-American this season....Read more »
Long Island Player of the Year: Cari Roccaro, East Islip, Sr., Center Midfielder
The resume continues to grow for the Notre Dame-bound Roccaro, who was named Newsday’s girls soccer Player of the Year.
“I think it’s awesome that people are recognizing my hard work,” Roccaro said. “But I can’t stop working.”
With her hard work and the perfect combination of size, speed and skill,...Read more »
Krista Fitzpatrick, Division, Sr., Midfielder
Fitzpatrick was a master of set pieces as she notched an Island-best 20 assists and helped lead Division to an undefeated regular season. Whether it was corner kicks or set plays from midfield, Fitzpatrick was able to connect with her teammates more than anyone else this year. The Albany-bound midfielder finishes her varsity career with 26 goals...Read more »
We'll be unveiling members of the 2011 All-Long Island team each day this week with the full list appearing in Sunday's paper. Today's installment includes West Hempstead's Olivia Czavar, Northport's Rosy Hayes and MacArthur's Jenny Scro.
Olivia Czavar, West Hempstead, Sr., Forward
Czavar led Nassau Class A in goals (13) during the regular season and was named state Class A Player of...Read more »
We'll be unveiling members of the 2011 All-Long Island team each day this week with the full list appearing in Sunday's paper. Today's installment includes Sayville's Kim Marra, St. Anthony's Margo McGinty and Calhoun's Kristina Gandolfo.
Kim Marra, Sayville, Sr., Center Midfielder
The small school Player of the Year was the best player on the only perfect team in Suffolk during the...Read more »
We'll be unveiling members of the 2011 All-Long Island team each day this week with the full list appearing in Sunday's paper. Today's installment includes Northport's Kristi Abbate, Sacred Heart's Natalie Cikos and Massapequa's Rosie DiMartino.
Kristi Abbate, Northport, Sr., Center Midfielder
As one of the best playmakers in Long Island, Abbate’s speed and field vision allow her...Read more »
East Islip's Cari Roccaro (above) was named the New York state Player of the Year by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA).
Roccaro and MacArthur's Jill Mulholland were named NSCAA All Americans.
Long Island's members of the NSCAA All-Region II Team:
D Kaitlyn LaManna (Smithtown West)
M Kristi Abbate (Northport)
M Jill Mulholland (MacArthur)
M...Read more »
Co-Players of the Year: Jill Mulholland (MacArthur-8) and Samantha McGuire (John Jay EF-1)
Coach of the Year: Dave Prutting (St. Anthony's-CHS)
First Team 01 12 A Samantha McGuire (John Jay East Fishkill) 01 12 M Miranda Tarpey (Arlington) 04 12 M Samantha Crane (Corning) 05 12 M Leah Eamus (Webster Thomas) 06 12 D Alexis Krose (Williamsville North) 08 12 M Jill Mulholland...Read more »