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Martha Thomas

#8 UNC Charlotte

Class of 2018

Played and started all 18 games, scoring 11 goals and 6 assists.

Martha Thomas Named to Pre-Season All Conference USA Team

Recipient of:

  • Conference USA Freshman of the Year
  • Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week
  • All Conference USA Second Team
  • All Conference USA Freshman Team
  • NCCSIA First Team
  • Topdrawersoccer.com Freshman All American
  • UNCC MVP Women’s soccer
  • Rookie of the Year – Charlotte Athletics

High School: Accumulated 45 goals and 28 assists for 118 points in just 56 games during her three-year career … Member of the 3A state championship squad as a senior, finishing with a 29-0-1 record … Team was ranked as high as No. 3 nationally … Helped lead her high school team to the 3A state championship in 2013 and a finalist appearance in 2012 … Squad won the state crown her junior year with a 26-2 record … Posted 16 goals and 10 assists for 42 points during her final season … Netted 17 goals and added 11 assists for 45 points as a junior … Chosen as an All-Broward County All-Star in 2014 … Received an All-Broward County Second Team selection after the 2012 and 2013 campaigns … Recorded at least five hat tricks during her last two years … Scored 12 goals and added seven assists for 31 points during her sophomore campaign.

Club Soccer: Weston FC

Nicholas Pappacena

#9 Columbia University

Class of 2017

2013: Played in 15 games, earning five starts in his second season with Columbia … Finished the year with two goals for four points … Found the net in the second half against Fordham (9/24) for his first goal of the season in a 2-0 win … Netted the game-winner against Sacred Heart (11/4), helping Columbia to a 1-0 victory on the road.

2013: Saw action in 16 games, making nine starts as a first-year … Played 705 minutes … Notched first career-point on an assist against Iona (9/14) … Scored first collegiate goal in a 3-0 victory against LIU Brooklyn (9/25/14) … Found the back of the net in the 59th minute against Binghamton (10/22) … Helped Columbia tie Yale with third goal of the year (11/2) … Assisted on the game-winner versus Sacred Heart (11/5).

Cypress Bay: Led Cypress Bay in scoring in 2011 and 2012 … Selected as captain his senior year … Named an AP Scholar in 2012.

Weston FC: Racked up 23 goals during the 2012 season playing for Weston FC … Helped lead Weston FC to back-to-back state titles (2011-12).

Danny Jensen

#9 Ohio State

Class of 2017

At a glance: The top striker for the Buckeyes in 2014 … fast, strong with the ball, leading the team with 18 shots on target in his sophomore season … has collected eight goals in the last two years for 20 points … named to B1G All-Freshman Team in 2013.

As a sophomore (2014): Has started in 19 games this season … leads the team in shots (45) and shots on goal (18), also third in points (5g, 1a)… named to UNCW All-Tournament Team … tied a career-high four points in a 4-1 win vs. Rutgers (Oct. 25) with his first two-goal performance as a Buckeye … earned first career conference award with B1G Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 27) … scored goals in both wins over Michigan to be named to MLS.com “Man on Campus” Nov. 11 … matched a season-high four shots and scored a goal in the Buckeyes Nov. 5 victory over Michigan to clinch the No. 2 seed in the 2014 Big Ten Tournament … posted the gamewinner vs. the Wolverines in the quarterfinals of the B1G Tournament in Columbus (Nov. 9) … has posted goals in four out of the last six matches.

As a freshman (2013): Named to 2013 Big Ten All-Freshmen Team … led the team in points (3g, 3a) as a true freshman in 2013, making 12 starts for the Buckeyes … 12 of 24 shots on the season were on target in 1145 minutes played … collected first career point and assist in road match at Tulsa (Sept. 6) … had a season-high four points in 4-0 home win vs. Oakland (Oct. 23), picking up his first career goal … had three-consecutive matches with a goal to end the year, including the gamewinning double overtime goal against Big Ten regular-season champion Penn State on Senior Night (Nov. 2) … OSU Scholar-Athlete.

Cypress Bay: Won back-to-back state titles and finished as the POWERADE FAB 50 No. 1 winter team … Scored two of the team’s four goals in the state final.

Weston FC: Was among leading goal scorers in the Development Academy Under-17/18 age group … Helped Weston to the USSDA Southeast Conference Championship and Disney Showcase Championship in 2012-13 … Club teammate of fellow freshman Diego Aguirre.

Nikki Haimes

#7 Rollins College

Class of 2016

2013: Played in 15 games as a sophomore, including one start…tied for fifth on the team with four goals for a total of eight points…scored her first collegiate goal in a season opening 4-1 win over USC Aiken  on 9/5/13…recorded career best three shots in a 7-2 win over Saint Leo on 9/25/13.

2012:  Played in 12 games as a freshman, logging a total of 222 minutes…recorded eight shots, four of which were on target…played over 25 minutes four times in 2012 including a career high 38 minutes in a 6-2 win at home over Eckerd (9/12/13)

High School: Attended Cypress Bay High in Weston, Fla…played forward, midfield, and defense for the Lightning but will play primarily forward for the Tars…led her team to at least the regional semi-finals all four years, including captained a team that won a regional championship and earned a berth in the state semi-finals her senior season…named All-District all four years, including a first team mention her senior season…also participated in Track and Field while at Cypress Bay…was a member of the National Honors Society.

Club: Played for the Weston FC travel team that placed first in the State Cup in 2007

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