Newsday.com covers the beautiful game on Long Island with our high school girls soccer blog.
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 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 »
When it came to Northport girls soccer over the past few seasons, a sentence that started with the words Kristi Abbate commonly ended with the words Rosy Hayes.
The chemistry between Abbate, the playmaker, and Hayes, the finisher, created arguably the most dangerous tandem in Long Island, as they combined for 22 goals and 13 assists this season. They led Northport to a League II title with...Read more »
More postgame reaction from No. 11 Sachem North's 2-1 win over No. 14 Connetquot in the Class AA quarterfinals on Wednesday.
On her goal: “I still can’t believe it actually happened. It feels amazing. I feel like we should still be playing right now, but we won…There was a throw in, the ball was bouncing around, I stayed focused and touched it and that’s all we needed.”
On...Read more »
AshleeThompson wasn't Alice in Wonderland, Snooki, Lady Gaga or any other of the popular costumes this Halloween. She was a defender.
Normally a forward, and also the team’s leading scorer with five goals, Thompson shifted to the backfield for Sachem North and had the unenviable assignment of marking Hauppauge’s Stephanie Peragallo. The move paid off as No. 11 Sachem North shutdown No. 6 Hauppauge...Read more »
The Nassau Class A playoffs kick off this afternoon with four games today and four games tomorrow. The official bracket can be found here. Below is a preview for the first round matchups with basic statistical information for each team as reported to Newsday.
Please note: wins/ties of note are against teams with better records or otherwise considered top opponents. Objectionable losses/ties...Read more »
A little late on this but still wanted to post it.
Two of the county’s best players were on the field in Stephanie Peragallo and Emily Ude during Hauppauge’s 2-1 win over North Babylon on Saturday. Each scored, with Ude scoring the equalizer and Peragallo the winner.
Hauppauge improved to 8-0, but the game’s result was somewhat secondary to the annual Kicks for Cancer event. A huge turnout...Read more »
Normal0falsefalsefalseMicrosoftInternetExplorer4The talent and athleticism is plentiful in Nassau, making final selections quite difficult but alas we can unveil Nassau's Dream Team.
Last week we released the Suffolk Dream Team which can be seen here.
Like the Suffolk squad, the selections for Nassau incorporate all four classes and are based on position, a myriad of factors (statistics,...Read more »