FCD College Round-up: Sept. 28, 2012
The FC Dallas Player Development system continues to provide college programs around the country with players that have refined their skills through the FC Dallas Youth program. The FCD College Round-up is our bi-weekly series that will keep track of a select number of former FCDY players and monitor their progress through the college soccer ranks.
Baylor University (9-1-2) – Natalie Huggins (Sophomore Forward)
Baylor is undefeated in its last eight matches, after beating SMU 2-1 in overtime, beating Houston Baptist 5-0, tying Oklahoma 1-1 in overtime and beating Stephen F. Austin 4-0 all in the past two weeks. Huggins appeared in all four games and registered two assists in the win over SMU, bringing her minutes total to 595 on the season.
Duke University (3-4-1) – Jack Coleman (Sophomore Midfielder)
Duke is 1-1-1 in the last two weeks, earning a 2-0 win over Clemson and a 0-0 draw with Wake Forest before dropping a 2-1 result to UNC Wilmington. Coleman continues to see regular playing time for the Blue Devils, playing 51 minutes off the bench in the win over Clemson and starting in the games against Wake Forest and Wilmington.
Florida Gulf Coast University (3-4-1) – Aaron Guillen (Freshman Defender)
Florida Gulf Coast University is winless through three matches over the last two weeks; losing to Virginia Commonwealth and South Florida and picking up a draw against Central Florida. Besides the first half of the loss to VCU, Guillen has played every minute of the season so far for the Eagles.
Furman University (8-2-1) – Holly Reilly (Sophomore Goalkeeper)
The Furman Women’s soccer team made it seven wins in a row after beating Stetson and The Citadel before losing to the College of Charleston and drawing Samford. Reilly didn't see any playing time in those four matches.
Hardin-Simmons University (6-0-1) – Eliza Keegan (Sophomore Forward)
The Hardin-Simmons Cowgirls remain undefeated after outscoring their opponents 21-1 in the last two weeks with wins over Ozarks, UTD, Louisiana College and Mississippi College. Keegan has played every match for HSU, scoring her second goal in the 5-0 win over Ozarks and tallying an assist in the 12-0 rout of Louisiana College.
Harvard University (1-5-1) – Mark Ashby (Freshman Defender)
The Harvard Men’s soccer team has made it four straight losses after dropping results to Connecticut, California Poly and UC Santa Barbara over the last two weeks. Ashby started all of The Crimson's last three matches, bringing his start total to six on the season.
Iowa State University (8-4-0) – Lindsay Frank (Sophomore Defender)
The Iowa State Women’s soccer team has won three of four matches over the last two weeks; beating South Dakota State, Milwaukee and South Dakota while dropping a result to Texas at home. Frank has started every game in the Cyclone defense, logging a total of 947 minutes.
McNeese State University (5-4-2) – Tori Lasiter (Sophomore Midfielder), Haley Lyons (Sophomore Forward), Krista Steinbeiser (Sophomore Midfielder), Jordan Leinweaver (Senior Defender), Megan Rogers (Senior Midfielder)
The McNeese State Cowgirls are 1-1-1 in the last two weeks; defeating Texas State, losing to Louisiana Tech and drawing Houston Baptist. Lasiter didn't appear in any of those matches; Lyons started in each of the last three; Steinbeiser came off the bench in each of those games; Leinweaver hasn't appeared in the last three matches ; and Rogers started all three.
Old Dominion University (6-1-0) – Skylar Hagan (Sophomore Midfielder)
Old Dominion University dropped one of its last three; beating Creighton and Drake University before losing to Drexel last weekend. Hagan has started every game in the Monarchs midfield in 2012.
Southern Methodist University (5-2-2) – Chris Figueroa (Sophomore Midfielder), Jaime Ibarra (Junior Goalkeeper)
SMU is undefeated in its last six after beating Oakland, UC Davis and South Carolina and drawing CSU Bakersfield in the last two weeks. Ibarra has played every game for the Mustangs. Figueroa hasn't seen any action this season.
University of Arkansas (4-5-1) – Allie Tripp (Sophomore Defender)
After dropping results to Ole Miss and Georgia, the Razorbacks broke their five-game losing streak with a win over Kentucky before drawing South Carolina. Tripp started each of the last four matches for the Arkansas defense and registered two assists in the win over Kentucky.
University of Maryland (7-0-1) – London Woodberry (Senior Defender), Mikey Ambrose (Freshman Defender)
Maryland has made it six wins in a row and remains undefeated on the season after beating NC State, Virginia Tech and Georgia State over the last two weeks. Woodberry and Ambrose have started every match for the Terps this year, and Ambrose scored a goal in the win over Virgina Tech.
University of New Mexico (7-1-0) – Nick Rochowski (Freshman Defender)
New Mexico has reeled off four wins in the last two weeks; defeating Dartmouth, UC Irvine, Fairfield and Northern Illinois. Rochowski hasn't seen any minutes this season.
University of North Carolina (6-1-1) – Boyd Okwuonu (Sophomore Defender), Danny Garcia (Freshman Midfielder)
North Carolina has won two of its last three, beating Wofford and Virginia after a draw with Wake Forest. Okwuonu and Garcia started each of the last three for the Tar Heels, and Garcia picked up an assist against Virginia.
University of North Texas (7-3-1) – Michelle Young (Senior Forward)
After dropping results to Oklahoma State and TCU, UNT snapped its three-game losing streak with wins over Louisiana-Lafayette and Louisiana at Monroe. Young has played in every game for the Mean Green and scored the game-winner against ULM.
University of South Carolina (2-3-1) – Bradlee Baladez (Sophomore, Midfielder/Forward)
South Carolina lost two of its last three, beating Clemson before dropping results on the road to Tulsa and SMU. Baladez has started every game for the Gamecocks, and registered two shots on goal against Southern Methodist.