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Women's soccer Prep Talk alumni in NCAA D2 & D3 2017

ALFRED STATE COLLEGE (12-4 overall, 2-0 in ACAA, won conf. finals)

Taryn Dechow, senior defender from Randolph
Stats: 15 games (all starts), one assist, one point

Alison Winchester, sophomore midfielder from Maple Grove
Stats: 2 games (1 start), no points

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ALFRED UNIVERSITY (7-9-3 overall, 3-3-2 in Empire 8, lost in conf. semis)

Sara Nostrant, senior forward from Mount Mercy
Stats: 18 games (5 starts), one goal, two points

Taylor Miller, senior forward from Medina
Stats: 16 games (1 start), one goal, two points

Kayla Pembleton, freshman midfielder from Maryvale
Stats: 1 game (no starts), no points

Amanda Roberts, sophomore midfielder from Amherst
Stats: 1 game (1 start), no points

[Related: Prep Talk alumni girls in NCAA Division I soccer]

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ALLEGHENY COLLEGE (7-10 overall, 4-4 in NCAC)

Sarah Donohue, senior defender-forward from Nardin
Stats: 17 games (11 starts), one goal, two assists, four points

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BARD COLLEGE (8-9 overall, 1-8 in Liberty League)

Hayleigh Aulet, sophomore midfielder from Amherst
Stats: 14 games (3 starts), one goal, two points

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Holland's Molly Zientek, in yellow, battles Lancaster's Catelynn Ruggiero for the ball in 2014. (James P. McCoy/News file photo)

SUNY BROCKPORT (9-7-2 overall, 4-4-1 in SUNYAC, lost in conf. quarters)

Molly Zientek, sophomore forward from Holland
Stats: 18 games (11 starts), four goals, eight points

Kallie Smith, junior forward from East Aurora
Stats: 16 games (4 starts), one goal, two points

Ashley Kabza, junior forward from Hamburg
Stats: 15 games (7 starts), no points

Chezney Belcher, junior midfielder from Tonawanda
Stats: 15 games (6 starts), no points

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SUNY BUFFALO STATE COLLEGE (3-13-1 overall, 0-9 in SUNYAC)

Emma Boccolucci, sophomore midfielder from West Seneca East
Stats: 17 games (16 starts), no points

Alexandra Bone, freshman forward from Williamsville East
Stats: 17 games (all starts), one goal, one assist, three points

Mia Sugg, freshman defender from Depew
Stats: 17 games (15 starts), no points

Sophia Osmond, freshman midfielder from West Seneca West
Stats: 17 games (8 starts), one goal, one assist, three points

Kelli O'Donnell, sophomore forward from Cardinal O'Hara
Stats: 16 games (3 starts), no points

Samantha Brick, freshman defender from Newfane
Stats: 13 games (6 starts), no points

Gracie McNamara, freshman midfielder-forward from Grand Island
Stats: 6 games (no starts), no points

Alexa Caputo, junior forward from Niagara Falls
Stats: 4 games (no starts), no points

Williamsville East soccer player Alexandra Bone (8) cuts back against Hambugr in 2014. (Harry Scull Jr/News file photo)

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CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (D-2, 3-12-2 overall, 3-11-2 in PSAC)

Kiley Austin, freshman midfielder from Sacred Heart
Stats: 17 games (all starts), three goals, six points

[Related: Prep Talk alumni in men's NCAA Divisions 2 & 3]

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CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY (7-11 overall, 1-6 in UAA)

Abby DeCicco, freshman midfielder from Amherst
Stats: 18 games (17 starts), two goals, one assist, five points

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CEDAR CREST COLLEGE (8-9 overall, 4-7 in CSAC)

Rebecca Fox, freshman defender from Olean
Stats: 13 games (7 starts), four goals, two assists, 10 points

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CHATHAM UNIVERSITY (11-6-1 overall, 5-3-1 in PAC)

Cailyn Bennett, freshman forward from Alden
Stats: 6 games (no starts), no points

Kay Fiske, junior defender from Allegany-Limestone
Stats: 4 games (no starts), no points

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CLARION UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (D-2, 6-7-5 overall, 5-6-5 in PSAC)

Andie Hill, sophomore defender from Salamanca
Stats: 16 games (13 starts), no points

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CLARKSON UNIVERSITY (8-7-3 overall, 4-4-1 in Liberty League)

Madison Kather, senior forward from Sweet Home
Stats: 18 games (12 starts), four goals, three assists, 11 points

Gabrielle Mullane, freshman midfielder from Iroquois
Stats: 12 games (2 starts), no points

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SUNY COBLESKILL (0-17 overall, 0-10 in NEAC)

Marissa Olivieri, freshman forward from Kenmore East
Stats: 15 games, no points

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SUNY CORTLAND (10-5-3 overall, 6-3 in SUNYAC)

Emily Pyne, freshman midfielder from City Honors
Stats: 5 games (no starts), no points

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D'YOUVILLE COLLEGE (8-7-4 overall, 5-3-1 in AMCC)

Megan Dulniak, junior goalkeeper from Cheektowaga
Stats: 19 games (all starts), 8-7-4 record, 1.14 GAA, nine shutouts, 148 saves

Marina Campbell, sophomore midfielder-forward from Niagara Catholic
Stats: 19 games (18 starts), six goals, one assist, 13 points

Sacred Heart's Jenna Tomizzi, left, fights for a loose ball against Nardin in 2012. (Mark Mulville/News file photo)

Jillian Golding, senior forward from Lockport
Stats: 19 games (14 starts), three goals, two assists, eight points

Jenna Tomizzi, senior defender from Sacred Heart
Stats: 19 games (all starts), two goals, four points

Dominique Riforgiato, freshman defender from Fredonia
Stats: 19 games (all starts), no points

Brittany Cristofanelli, sophomore midfielder from Niagara-Wheatfield
Stats: 18 games (all starts), one goal, three assists, five points

Kaylee Heschke, sophomore midfielder from Newfane (via Buffalo State)
Stats: 19 games (all starts), one assist, one point

Cassandra Brooks, freshman forward from Grand Island
Stats: 19 games (all starts), no points

Alyssa Jeacoma, freshman defender from Niagara-Wheatfield
Stats: 16 games (no starts), no points

Rachel McMahan, sophomore defender from Sacred Heart
Stats: 13 games (no starts), no points

Rebecca Sliwowski, sophomore midfielder from Niagara Falls
Stats: 11 games (no starts), no points

Madison O'Brien, freshman defender from Sweet Home
Stats: 5 games (no starts), no points

Jordyn Riedel, sophomore defender from Iroquois
Stats: 3 games (no starts), no points

D'Youville women advance through plucky, smart effort

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Nardin's Alex Juliano strikes the ball with her right foot, in 2012. (Sharon Cantillon/News file photo)

DAEMEN COLLEGE (D-2, 9-7-1 overall, 3-5 in ECC)

Jamie Boyar, sophomore forward from Williamsville South
Stats: 17 games (all starts), 11 goals, three assists, 25 points

Alex Juliano, senior forward from Nardin Academy
Stats: 16 games (8 starts), two goals, three assists, seven points

Monique Green, junior defender from Williamsville South
Stats: 16 games (all starts), no points

Katelin White, freshman goalkeeper from Lewiston-Porter
Stats: 13 games (all starts), 6-5-1 record, 1.47 GAA, 76 saves, three shutouts

Sam Hanes, freshman midfielder-forward from North Tonawanda
Stats: 17 games (all starts), two goals, four points

Alex Valenti, junior defender from Clarence
Stats: 16 games (all starts), one goal, two points

Kaylyn Phillips, freshman midfielder from Niagara Falls
Stats: 14 games (4 starts), one goal, two points

Leah McDonell, senior forward from Cardinal O'Hara
Stats: 7 games (no starts), one goal, two points

Aryana Dreyer, freshman midfielder from Orchard Park
Stats: 16 games (3 starts), one assist, one point

Kayla Neumann, freshman midfielder-forward from Wilson
Stats: 13 games (5 starts), no points

Kalyn Compeau, senior defender from Tonawanda (Medaille College)
Stats: 6 games (no starts), no points

Gianna Giulino, freshman midfielder from Williamsville North
Stats: 1 game (no starts), one assist, one point

Lizzie Battaglia, sophomore defender from Orchard Park
Stats: No games, no stats

Meaghan O'Leary, redshirt sophomore goalkeeper from Grand Island
Stats: No games, no stats

Krista Tomizzi, freshman defender from Sacred Heart
Stats: No games, no stats

Hannah Latimer, redshirt sophomore defender from Christian Central Academy
Stats: No games, no points

Youth soccer boom a boon for Daemen women's soccer

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EDINBORO UNIVERSITY (D-2, 7-7-3 overall, 6-7-3 in PSAC)

Danielle Chatten, sophomore forward from Niagara Wheatfield
Stats: 17 games (15 starts), seven goals, three assists, 17 points

Aubrey Billittier, sophomore midfielder from Lancaster
Stats: 10 games (2 starts), no points

Elli Stafford, freshman defender from Williamsville North
Stats: 10 games (no starts), no points

Allison Busha, freshman defender from Nardin
Stats: 7 games (1 start), no points

Allie Smyth, sophomore goalkeeper from North Tonawanda
Stats: No games, no points

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ELMIRA COLLEGE (1-14-1 overall, 0-7-1 in Empire 8)

Rachel Grampp, senior goalkeeper from Williamsville South
Stats: 13 games (12 starts), 1-10-1 record, 3.69 GAA, 120 saves

Zoya Katta, freshman forward-midfielder from Fredonia
Stats: 1 game (1 start), no points

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EMERSON COLLEGE (3-11-2 overall, 3-7 in NEAC)

Laura Gartelman, senior goalkeeper from Frontier
Stats: 12 games (7 starts), 1-9-2 record, 2.30 GAA, 1.5 shutouts, 60 saves

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SUNY FREDONIA (6-11-1 overall, 2-6-1 in SUNYAC)

Aleeya Clemons, junior forward from Olean (via Lake Erie College)
Stats: 18 games (all starts), 10 goals, three assists, 23 points

Clarence's Lauren Cullinan, right, holds off a Niagara-Wheatfield player in the Class A semifinal in 2016. (Harry Scull Jr./News file photo)

Karla Torppey, junior midfielder from Niagara-Wheatfield
Stats: 18 games (14 starts), one goal, one assist, three points

Danielle Spring, freshman forward from Allegany-Limestone
Stats: 16 games (2 starts), three goals, six points

Lauren Cullinan, freshman defender from Clarence
Stats: 17 games (all starts), two assists, two points

Shania Platt, sophomore forward from Pioneer
Stats: 11 games (10 starts), two goals, one assist, five points

Kendall Owczarzak, junior goalkeeper from Lancaster
Stats: 5 games (3 starts), 1-1 record, 1.56 GAA, 1 shutout, 17 saves

Hannah Mikulec, freshman midfielder from Sacred Heart
Stats: 18 games (1 start), no points

Taylor Aversa, junior defender from Lewiston-Porter
Stats: 8 games (no starts), no points

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GANNON UNIVERSITY (D2, 13-5-2 overall, 11-3-2 in PSAC)

Hannah Pufpaff, freshman goalkeeper from St. Mary's
Stats: 2 games (no starts), 0-0-1 record, 1.41 GAA, 3 saves

Janelle Cossin, sophomore midfielder from Silver Creek
Stats: 1 game (no starts), no points

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SUNY GENESEO (18-2-2 overall, 8-1 in SUNYAC; lost in 3rd round of NCAA Tourney)

Emily Janiszewski, junior goalkeeper from Orchard Park
Stats: 22 games (all starts), 18-1-2 record, .54 GAA, 10.5 shutouts, 84 saves

Morgan Keppler, freshman midfielder from Eden
Stats: 5 games (no starts), one assist, one point

Molly Petrucci, sophomore forward from City Honors
Stats: 4 games (no starts), no points

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GROVE CITY COLLEGE (17-6 overall, 8-1 in PAC; lost in semis of ECAC)

Maria Lauria, freshman defender-midfielder from Orchard Park
Stats: 6 games (no starts), one goal, two points

Rachael Stockschlaeder, freshman defender from Eden
Stats: 5 games (no starts), no points

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HEIDELBERG UNIVERSITY (10-8-1 overall, 4-5 in OAC)

Hannah Witt, sophomore midfielder from Hamburg
Stats: 10 games (1 start), three goals, six points

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HILBERT COLLEGE (2-13-1 overall, 2-7 in AMCC)

Jenna Castricone, senior goalkeeper from Lyndonville
Stats: 16 games (all starts), 2-13-1 overall, 2.45 GAA, 2 shutouts, 150 saves

Emily Gawlak, sophomore forward from Mount Mercy
Stats: 14 games (13 starts), two goals, one assist, five points

Gina Mallone, sophomore midfielder from North Tonawanda
Stats: 11 games (9 starts), one goal, two assists, four points

Lauren Lepovich, junior defender from Kenmore West (via ECC)
Stats: 16 games (all starts), no points

Alyssa Siracuse, freshman midfielder from Mount Mercy
Stats: 14 games (13 starts), one goal, two points

Nicole Plucinski, senior defender from Iroquois (via ECC)
Stats: 14 games (all starts), one assist, one point

Brianna Stegmeier, freshman defender-goalkeeper from Frontier
Stats: 11 games (1 start), no points; 4 games as GK (no starts), 0-0 record, 2.53 GAA, 24 saves

Calista Mis, sophomore defender from Iroquois
Stats: 16 games (14 starts), no points

Aurora Klawinski, junior forward from North Collins
Stats: 16 games (8 starts), no points

Jordan Collins, sophomore midfielder from Allegany-Limestone
Stats: 8 games (all starts), no points

Olivia Stachowski, freshman midfielder from West Seneca West
Stats: 2 games (no starts), no points

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HOUGHTON COLLEGE (6-9-2 overall, 3-4-1 in Empire 8)

Meagan Barry, junior defender from Williamsville North
Stats: 17 games (16 starts), four goals, two assists, 10 points

Rachael Fortney, sophomore goalkeeper from Chautauqua Lake
Stats: 7 games (2 starts), 1-1 record, .99 GAA, 1 shutout, 12 saves

Lauren Couturier, sophomore midfielder from Wilson
Stats: 15 games (no starts), no points

Dana Jones, sophomore defender from Maple Grove
Stats: 11 games (no starts), no points

Vivian Rivers, freshman defender-midfielder from Charles D'Amico
Stats: 9 games (no starts), no points

Williamsville North's Meagan Barry, middle, splits two Williamsville East defenders, including Emily Opalinski, right, who's now at Oneonta. (John Hickey/News file photo)

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INDIANA WESLEYAN (15-4-3 overall, 5-2-2 in Crossroads; lost in NCCAA national finals - NAIA)

Olivia Schmidt, sophomore forward from Holland
Stats: 19 games (17 starts), 10 goals, eight assists, 28 points

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JOHN CARROLL UNIVERSITY (11-6-2 overall, 6-2-1 in OAC; lost in conf. semis)

Sydney Scello, freshman forward from Nardin
Stats: 19 games (9 starts), one goal, one assist, three points

Ady Burns, freshman midfielder from Newfane
Stats: 19 games (4 starts), one goal, two points

Abbey Piccillo, junior forward from Hamburg
Stats: 3 games (no starts), no points

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Frontier's Jysenia Dunlavey approaches the ball against Sacred Heart in 2016. (Robert Kirkham/News file photo)

KEUKA COLLEGE (8-7-2 overall, 7-2-1 in NEAC; lost in conf. quarterfinal)

Jysenia Dunlavey, freshman midfielder from Frontier
Stats: 17 games (16 starts), one goal, two points

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LE MOYNE UNIVERSITY (D2, 7-10 overall, 6-8 in Northeast 10)

Ava Bligh, freshman defender from Royalton-Hartland
Stats: 2 games (no starts), no points

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LIFE UNIVERSITY (4-12 overall, 1-6 in MSC - NAIA)

Miranda Kiff, sophomore midfielder from Lockport
Stats: 7 games (6 starts), no points

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SUNY MARITIME (4-9-2 overall, 1-7 in Skyline)

Alison Gilbert, sophomore defender-midfielder from Amherst
Stats: 13 games (no starts), no points

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St. Mary's Courtney Kline, right, eyes a loose ball in 2016. (Harry Scull Jr./News file photo)

MEDAILLE COLLEGE (0-15 overall, 0-9 in AMCC)

Courtney Kline, freshman forward from St. Mary's
Stats: 14 games (all starts), one goal, two points

Julia Zelaski, freshman defender from Depew
Stats: 10 games (all starts), no points

Kristen Kline, sophomore midfielder from Immaculata
Stats: 15 games (all starts), two assists, two points

Sarah Deering, freshman midfielder from North Tonawanda
Stats: 15 games (all starts), no points

Isabella Devine, freshman forward from Maryvale
Stats: 15 games (all starts), one goal, two points

Allie Colucci, freshman defender from Grand Island
Stats: 13 games (6 starts), no points

Israh Ibrahim, freshman defender from Lafayette
Stats: 9 games (1 start), no points

Taylor Disarno, freshman defender from Mount Mercy
Stats: 3 games (1 start), no points

Sam Tripi, graduate forward from Nardin
Stats: 1 game (no starts), no points

Angelina Iheke, freshman defender from Lafayette
Stats: 1 game (no starts), no points

Brooke Caryk, freshman defender from Hamburg
Stats: No games, no points

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MERCYHURST UNIVERSITY (D2, 5-9-4 overall, 4-9-3 in PSAC)

Chelsea Gunderson, junior midfielder from Lewiston-Porter
Stats: 10 games (4 starts), no points

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MORRISVILLE STATE COLLEGE (6-10-1 overall, 6-3-1 in NEAC; lost in conf. quarterfinals)

Haley Anderson, senior midfielder from Lyndonville
Stats: 6 games (1 start), no points

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NAZARETH COLLEGE (12-4-2 overall, 7-1 in Empire 8; lost in conf. semis)

Kristen Prohaska, freshman forward from Starpoint
Stats: 18 games (no starts), one goal, two assists, four points

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Nichols' Emily Certo, right, vies for a loose ball against Nardin Academy in 2012. (News file photo)

UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND (8-9-2 overall, 3-5-1 in Commonwealth)

Emily Certo, senior defender from Nichols
Stats: 19 games (all starts), one assist, one point

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SUNY ONEONTA (8-10-1 overall, 5-4 in SUNYAC; lost on conf. semis)

Emily Opalinski, senior defender from Williamsville East
Stats: 19 games (all starts), two goals, three assists, seven points

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UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH AT BRADFORD (8-8-2 overall, 3-4-2 in AMCC)

Julie Barton, junior midfielder from Allegany-Limestone
Stats: 16 games (6 starts), two goals, four points

Meghan Thomas, junior forward from Grand Island
Stats: 17 games (13 starts), one goal, one assist, three points

Kahlee Bowen, junior midfielder from Olean
Stats: 17 games (16 starts), no points

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PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (9-8-5 overall, 6-2-2 in NEAC; lost in conf. finals)

Jenna Rejman, freshman defender from Iroquois
Stats: 21 games (no starts), three goals, one assist, seven points

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RENNSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE (8-8-2 overall, 4-4-1 in Liberty; lost in conf. quarterfinals)

Talia Williams, sophomore defender-midfielder from Clarence
Stats: 13 games (no starts), no points

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ROBERTS WESLEYAN COLLEGE (D2, 3-12-1 overall, 1-7 in ECC)

Olivia Avery, sophomore defender from West Seneca West
Stats: 16 games (all starts), two assists, two points

Tiffany Melendez, sophomore forward from Grand Island
Stats: 16 games (no starts), one goal, two points

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ST. JOHN FISHER COLLEGE (5-12-1 overall, 2-5-1 in Empire 8)

Mira Tirabassi, sophomore defender from Nichols (via Assumption)
Stats: 14 games (13 starts), no points

Giana Aiello, freshman defender from Grand Island
Stats: 1 game (no starts), no points

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SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE UNIVERSITY (D2, 15-3-5 overall, 9-1-4 in NE-10, lost in NCAA Tourney 2nd round)

Alena Woodarek, senior midfielder-forward from Springville
Stats: 18 games (2 starts), one goal, two points

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Grand Island's Julia Kelly picks up a head of steam on the dribble, in 2013. (James P. McCoy/News file photo)

TIFFIN UNIVERSITY (D2, 8-10-1 overall, 6-3 in GLIAC, lost in conf. semis)

Michaela Putnam, freshman midfielder from Lockport
Stats: No games, no points

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TRINITY UNIVERSITY (TX) (19-2 overall, 12-0 in in SCAC; lost in 2nd round of NCAA Tourney)

Julia Kelly, senior midfielder from Grand Island
Stats: 21 games (all starts), 13 goals, two assists, 28 points

Meredith Licata, senior forward from Williamsville North
Stats: 17 games (16 starts), 10 goals, four assists, 24 points

Hannah Lane, freshman midfielder from Nardin
Stats: 6 games (no starts), no points

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WILLIAM SMITH COLLEGE (19-2 overall, 9-0 in Liberty League; lost in 3rd round of NCAA Tourney)

Elizabeth Moore, sophomore defender from Williamsville South
Stats: 21 games (all starts), six goals, 12 points

Eileen Rath, sophomore defender from Nardin
Stats: No games, no points

Williamsville South's Elizabeth Moore jockeys for a loose ball against Williamsville East in 2015. (Harry Scull Jr./News file photo)

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WILMINGTON UNIVERSITY (D2, 14-6-1 overall, 10-2 in CACC, lost in conf. final)

Kate Tubo, junior goalkeeper from Wilson (and Genesee Community College)
Stats: 5 games (1 start), 2-0 record, 1.00 GAA, 1 shared shutout, 3 saves

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Breakdown by high school:

Grand Island - 8

Nardin - 7

Iroquois - 5
Sacred Heart - 5

Orchard Park - 4
Amherst - 4
Williamsville North - 4
Williamsville South -4
Mount Mercy - 4
Hamburg - 4
Allegany-Limestone - 4
North Tonawanda - 4
Niagara-Wheatfield - 4

Clarence - 3
Lockport - 3
Frontier - 3
Wilson - 3
Niagara Falls - 3
Lewiston-Porter - 3
West Seneca West - 3
Newfane - 3
Olean - 3

Nichols - 2
Lancaster - 2
Maryvale - 2
Williamsville East - 2
St. Mary's - 2
Sweet Home - 2
Cardinal O'Hara - 2
Fredonia - 2
Tonawanda - 2
Maple Grove - 2
Eden - 2
Holland - 2
City Honors - 2
Depew - 2
Lafayette - 2
Lyndonville - 2 (included because it recently merged with Medina)

East Aurora - 1
Kenmore East - 1
Kenmore West - 1
Medina - 1
Charles D'Amico - 1
Springville - 1
Silver Creek - 1
North Collins - 1
Pioneer - 1
Alden - 1
Salamanca - 1
Niagara Catholic - 1
Randolph - 1
Christian Central - 1
Chautauqua Lake - 1
Starpoint - 1
Royalton-Hartland - 1
Immaculata - 1
West Seneca East - 1

#PrepTalkAlumni in NCAA Division II and III women's soccer

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