Head coach Wilson welcomes one more to class of 2021
EASTON, Mass. (March 21, 2017) – The Stonehill College women's soccer team and head coach Alex Wilson '08 are pleased to announce one addition to the nine total incoming student-athletes for the class of 2021.
Gianna Cokinos from Dix Hills, New York joins the eight other incoming freshman. Cokinos previously played club soccer with East Meadow ECNL.
"I am pleased to officially welcome the Class of 2021 to Stonehill College!" stated Wilson. "These student-athletes have a proven record of success both on and off the field and their decision to become Skyhawks only reinforces their desire to continue on that path as academics and athletes in a competitive environment".
Women's soccer will see 10 seniors wrap up their four years at Stonehill, including one goalkeeper, two forwards, three midfielders, and four defenders.
"The seniors left their legacy with this program, one of the most prolific seasons in history, and I expect the team to continue to raise their standards as a group and fill those shoes together while welcoming this incoming class to further build the tradition here at Stonehill," reacted Wilson.
Class of 2021:
Ally Charrette, Aztecs NPL, Boxford, Mass.
Miranda Ciccarelli, Colorado United, Littleton, Colo.
Tess Erwin, Boston Breakers ECNL, Walpole, Mass.
Ellie Fried, CFC, Monroe, Conn.
Nicole Garfield, Oakwood, Manchester, Conn.
Alex Giardina, FSA, Middletown, Conn.
Nadia Havens, FC Boston Scorpions NPL, Franklin, Mass.
Kayla Henry, Stars West NPL, Belchertown, Mass.
Gianna Cokinos, East Meadow ECNL, Dix Hills, N.Y.
Stonehill finished fourth in NE10 play with an 8-5-1 record, while concluding post season play with a 15-6-1 overall record. This mark was the best since 1999 when the squad went 17-4-1. The Skyhawks also tallied national rankings this season, matching its highest four from back in 1999. The 2016 team also recorded its first NCAA bid in program history after winning the NE10 Championship against Pace University, its first title since 1995.
"The Class of 2021 will bring a diverse skillset both technically and tactically. At this next level, their abilities will help them impact in a variety of ways on and off the field and I look forward to getting the full squad together for pre-season to prepare for 2017," explained Wilson.
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