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TRACKING THE GRADS: Women's soccer players excelling in college

Federal Way High School graduate Haley Ward has four goals this season for Washington and Lee University in Virginia.  - Courtesy Pierce College
Federal Way High School graduate Haley Ward has four goals this season for Washington and Lee University in Virginia.
— image credit: Courtesy Pierce College

Haley Ward — The Federal Way grad is playing her junior season at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Va. Ward is a midfielder and has four goals and six assists this season. The Generals are currently 11-1-1 on the year. Last season, Ward was second on the team with seven goals and five assists.

Jenna Floyd — The Beamer graduate is playing her freshman season at the University of Louisiana Monroe. The midfielder has played in all 16 of the Warhawks' games this season, starting 15. Floyd has one goal and one assist. Louisiana Monroe is currently 5-10-1 on the season. She had 16 goals and 12 assists while at Beamer.

Sarah Shimer — The Federal Way grad is playing her freshman season at the University of Washington as a goalkeeper. Shimer has played in one game this season for the Huskies and has one save. Washington is currently 6-6-2 on the season.

Holland Crook — The 2010 Beamer grad is playing her senior season at Arizona State University. Crook, a midfielder, was an all-state selection three times in high school, as well as the state player of the year. Crook has played in all 13 of the Sun Devils' matches this season and is leading the team with six assists. She also has one goal. Arizona State is currently 8-5-0 on the season.

In her career, Crook has started 49 of 60 career games. She has already earned her undergraduate degree and is now working on her Master's degree in elementary education.

Kelli McCluskey — The Decatur grad is playing her freshman season at Boise State. The defender has played in eight matches this season for the Broncos, who are 8-5-2 on the year.

Mackenzie Hickel — The 2010 Beamer grad is playing her junior season at Boise State University. She has yet to play a game this year for the Broncos. The midfielder played in six games and had an assist last season.

Kayla Lipston — The Decatur grad is playing her junior season at Central Washington. The goalkeeper has started seven of the Wildcats' games this season and has 28 saves and is allowing 1.1 goals a game and has one shutout. Central is 7-4-0 on the season.

Abby McFaul — The Decatur grad is playing her sophomore season at Saint Martin's University in Lacey. The midfielder led the Saints in scoring last season with four goals. McFaul has played in all 10 of the Saints' matches and has two goals. Saint Martin's is 3-8-0 on the season.

Molly Campbell — The Federal Way grad is playing her senior season at St. Martin's. Campbell, a defender, has four shots and has started all 10 of the Saints' games this year. Last year, she was named to the All-Academic Team in the Great Northwest Conference.

Ashley Graves — The Decatur grad is playing her sophomore season California State University San Marcos. The forward has played in four games this season and the team is 7-4-1 on the season. She transferred to San Marcos after playing last year at the University of California-Riverside.

Nicolette Carnahan — The Thomas Jefferson grad is playing her junior season at Whitman College in Walla Walla. Whitman is 8-3-0 on the season. Carnahan, a defender, has started 11 matches this season.

Nicole Price — The Thomas Jefferson grad is playing her senior year at Willamette University in Salem, Ore. She has played in 10 games this season at goalkeeper. Price has made 30 saves and is allowing 2.21 goals a game on the year. Williamette is 2-9-1 overall this season.

 

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