Meet the top 50 girls soccer players on Long Island. (Players are listed in alphabetical order.)
Kayla Arestivo, St. Anthony's, M, Senior
Tough to defend with the ball at her foot, Kayla Arestivo had nine goals and five assists while guiding St. Anthony's to the CHSAA state title. She is bound for Lehigh University.
Barbara Badeer, Plainview JFK, M, Senior
Barbara Badeer is a distributor, playmaker and finisher who had five goals and three assists last season. She's headed to Binghamton University.
Amber Birchwell, Floyd, M, Junior
Amber Birchwell is a dynamic playmaker with great field vision and the ability to lose defenders and get to the goal. She had 12 goals and three assists as a sophomore.
Keri Anne Bradley, Sacred Heart, F/M, Senior
A one-on-one threat who is strong with both feet, Kerri Anne Bradley had nine goals and five assists last season.
Hope Breslin, Massapequa, F, Junior
Hope Breslin is a pure goal scorer who had 10 goals and four assists for the defending Class AA state champions. She is committed to the University of Illinois.
Genevieve Carpenter, Kings Park, F, Senior
With a high work rate and skilled footwork, Genevieve Carpenter tallied seven goals and nine assists. She is bound for Binghamton.
Jillian Colucci, Port Jefferson, F, Junior
Jillian Colucci led Long Island in points with 29 goals and 12 assists last season while guiding Port Jefferson to the state championship game.
Vanessa Costantino, West Islip, F, Senior
An explosive striker, Vanessa Costantino had 11 goals and five assists for the county champions. She is bound for Syracuse for lacrosse.
Alicia D'Aoust, Smithtown West, F, Sophomore
With breakaway speed, Alicia D'Aoust scored 12 goals and had five assists while leading the Bulls to the county finals. She verbally committed to Rutgers University.
Kerry Defliese, Garden City, D, Senior
Strong in the air and tough on the ball with great leg strength, Kerry Defliese anchored the defense for the county runner-up Trojans. She is bound for Syracuse for lacrosse.
Ally Diez, South Side, M, Junior
Ally Diez is a skilled playmaker who had eight assists for the Long Island champions. With her foot skills and speed, she helped guide the Cyclones to the state finals.
Sydney Donovan, Smithtown West, M/F, Senior
A threat on set pieces, Sydney Donovan had nine goals for the county runner-up. She is bound for the University of Maryland-Baltimore County.
Julia Duffy, Oceanside, F/M, Senior
With exceptional speed and a great touch, Julia Duffy had seven goals and three assists. She is bound for LIU Post.
Megan Fischer, Island Trees, D/M, Senior
Megan Fischer marks the opposing team's top offensive threat and has a powerful shot when she pushes up. She is headed to New Haven University
Bianca Furci, Massapequa, D, Senior
Bianca Furci is a quality one-on-one defender who was part of a state championship team that shut out its six postseason opponents. She is bound for Marist University.
Hannah Franco, Islip, F, Sophomore
Hannah Franco, with the ability to score in a variety of ways, tallied six goals and six assists as a freshman last season.
Gianna Giroux, St. John the Baptist, Senior
Gianna Giroux is a crafty playmaker who is strong with both feet and productive on set pieces. Bound for Winthrop University, she had five goals and eight assists.
Ciara Guglielmo, Ward Melville, M, Senior
A strong dribbler who finds the net or creates for teammates, Duquesne-bound Ciara Guglielmo had 13 goals and seven assists last season.
Melanie Hingher, Massapequa, D, Senior
Dominant in the air, Melanie Hingher was the anchor of a defensive unit that didn't allow a goal in the postseason en route to a state title. She is bound for Fairfield University.
Taylor Iacono, Calhoun, F, Senior
Taylor Iacono had five goals and three assists last season. She receives the ball well and is a threat to turn on a defender and set up scoring opportunities off of her crosses.
Emily Jonas, Hicksville, D, Senior
Emile Jonas is a physical and strong center back for the county runner-up. Very strong with the ball, she can also create out of the back, having scored four goals last season.
Lydia Kessel, Shoreham-Wading River, GK, Sophomore
As a freshman, Lydia Kessel recorded 17 shutouts last season and allowed only five goals overall while leading Shoreham-Wading River to a county title.
Cybele Laisney, Northport, M, Junior
Cybele Laisney is an aggressive defensive midfielder who is quick to the ball, strong in the air and good in transition. She helped the Tigers secure the top seed last season.
Cali Loeffler, West Islip, GK, Senior
Calie Loeffler had three postseason shutouts last season, including two saves on penalty kicks in the county title game, en route to leading West Islip to a county championship. She is bound for the University of Delaware.
Alex McNicholas, South Side, F, Junior
Very strong on the ball, Alex McNicholas had 12 goals and eight assists as a sophomore, including the winning goal in the county championship game.
Danielle Michelini, East Meadow, M, Senior
An all-around talent with a strong foot and playmaking ability, Danielle Michelini is a creator who makes the pass that leads to the pass that leads to the goal.
Sam Miller, Commack, GK, Senior
Sam Miller, who had 11 shutouts last season, has quick reflexes, knows when to come off of her line and makes many acrobatic saves. She is headed to Lehigh University.
Arianna Montefusco, MacArthur, F, Senior
Arianna Montefusco shoots with force and accuracy, leading Conference AA-I with 12 goals last season. She is headed to Manhattan College.
Taylor Moreno, Huntington, GK, Senior
Taylor Moreno is a tactical keeper who comes off her line and plays angles well. She had eight shutouts last season, including a 2-0 postseason upset over No. 3 Ward Melville, and is headed to UNC for lacrosse.
Gabbie Mudaro, Sachem East, M, Senior
Skilled with the ball at her foot, Gabbie Mudaro wins balls, distributes well and directs traffic in the midfield. She moves well with or without the ball and creates.
Camryn Nici, St. Anthony's, GK, Senior
Camryn Nici, the starting goalkeeper for the defending CHSAA state champions, makes key saves at key moments. She has the quickness to cover the whole goal and has soft hands.
Mary O'Hara, Islip, M, Senior
Mary O'Hara, a finisher and distributor, had six goals and six assists while leading the Buccaneers to the semifinals. She's headed to Florida Atlantic University.
Miranda Ozimek, St. Anthony's, F, Senior
Miranda Ozimek, good at beating defenders and finishing or serving the ball into the box, had 13 goals and six assists for the CHSAA state champions. She is bound for Marist.
Halle Palmedo, Manhasset, F, Sophomore
With her speed, size and strength, Halle Palmedo is a threat to score anywhere from inside the box to 30 yards out. She tallied 11 goals as a freshman.
Bridget Patch, St. John the Baptist, F, Senior
Highly skilled and with a powerful shot, Bridget Patch had 18 goals and 10 assists last season. She's bound for Virginia Tech.
Skylar Prendergast, St. John the Baptist, Sophomore
An up-and-coming talent with a powerful shot and deceiving quickness, Skylar Prendergast recorded two goals and two assists as a freshman.
Stephanie Rapp, Northport, D, Junior
Stephanie Rapp is a composed defender who can change speeds, win 50-50 balls and shut down an opponent. She anchored a Tigers defense that allowed just three goals in 18 games.
Katie Reilly, Huntington, F, Senior
With speed, footwork and a nose for the goal, Katie Reilly scored seven goals last season and has led the Blue Devils in scoring the last four years. She is headed to Princeton.
Ryan Reilly, Bayport-Blue Point, F, Senior
With good vision and the ability to get to the goal or make difficult passes to set up teammates, Ryan Reilly had 10 goals and two assists last season. She is bound for Binghamton University.
Rachel Rosen, Port Washington, M, Junior
With her ability to control the ball and distribute, Rachel Rosen helps connect the defense to the attack. She is solid in the air and a great communicator on the field.
Katie Ross, Sayville, D, Senior
Katie Ross's speed and foot skills make her very difficult to get around. She's also a threat to attack from the back, having tallied four goals and two assists for the county runner-up.
Dana Scheriff, North Babylon, F, Senior
With her speed and shooting ability, Dana Scheriff set a single-season school record with 23 goals last year. She is bound for Monmouth University.
Kerianne Scorce, Kellenberg, F, Senior
Kerrianne Scorce is a scoring threat who is strong on the ball and possesses the ability to find the net from anywhere in the offensive third. She excels at winning 50-50 balls in the air.
Nicole Scudero, Hauppauge, M, Sophomore
Nicole Scudero has a very high work rate and can control any ball. "She can run for days," Hauppauge coach Jesseca Kulesa said, "and she makes things look easy."
Megan Seel, Garden City, D, Junior
A strong defensive presence, Megan Seel is quick to the ball, covers well and rarely comes off the field. She anchored the defense for the county runner-up.
Lauryn Shin, Syosset, M, Junior
Lauryn Shin is a possession player who advances the ball, eludes defenders and attacks the goal. She tallied seven goals as a sophomore.
Lauren Spinnato, Cold Spring Harbor, M, Senior
With excellent speed and great ball skills, Lauren Spinnato is a playmaker who guided the Seahawks to the Class B county final last season. She is bound for Binghamton.
Alexa Svensson, Commack, M, Senior
A powerful shooter with terrific field vision and scoring ability, Alexa Svensson had five goals and five assists last season. She is bound for Marist.
Francesca Venezia, St. Anthony's, F, Senior
With her ability to turn on defenders and finish, Francesca Venezia led the CHSAA state champions with 19 goals. She is bound for Boston College.
Skylar Vitiello, Massapequa, F, Senior
Skylar Vitiello, who had four goals and seven assists while helping Massapequa to a second straight state championship, has the athleticism and versatility to play anywhere on the field.