Feb. 6, 2012
CONWAY - Eleven student-athletes have committed to join the Coastal Carolina women's soccer team beginning in the 2012 season, announced head coach Paul Hogan. The class will be Hogan's second at Coastal after taking over the reins of the program in January 2011.
"I am very excited about this signing class," said Hogan. "Ten of the 11 attended our camps last year so we were afforded a chance to really get to know each of these young ladies. We have high expectations for this class and I know they will be prepared both physically and mentally when they arrive on campus in August. These ladies know how and expect to win as many have won club or high school championships in the past. Additionally, each of the ladies has a reputation of excelling in the classroom.
"They all have a love for Coastal Carolina and will be great ambassadors for our University."
2012 Coastal Carolina Women's Soccer Signing Class
|Miki Antzoulatos||Midfielder||5-4||Huntingtown, Md./Huntingtown HS|
|Camille Christie||Defender||5-8||Overland Park, Kan./The Pembroke Hill School|
|Jordan Davis||Midfielder||5-6||Mechanicsville, Va./Hanover HS|
|Faith Farley||Goalkeeper||5-7||Scott Depot, W.Va./Winfield HS|
|Olivia Fear||Midfielder||5-3||Boulder, Colo./Fairview HS|
|Ally Gilard||Goalkeeper||5-9||Wyckoff, N.J./Ramapo HS|
|Darbie Kelley||Midfielder||5-6||Ashburn, Va./Broad Run HS|
|Charlotte Ratcliff||Forward||5-7||Hamilton, Va./Woodgrove HS|
|Jacqueline Rigali||Forward||5-7||Firestone, Colo./Frederick HS|
|Justine Tiger||Midfielder||5-3||Bolton Landing, N.Y./Shaker HS|
|Megan Wagner||Defender||5-8||San Diego, Calif./Westview HS|
Midfielder | 5-4 | Huntingtown, Md./Huntingtown HS
At Huntingtown HS: Scored 10 goals and tallied 12 assists as a senior to earn first team All-Southern Maryland Athletic Conference, all-county and all-state honors ... Led Huntingtown to an SMAC, regional and first-ever state championship in 2011 ... Helped the Hurricanes to regional championships in 2009 and 2010 as well as a state semifinal appearance (2009) and state finals appearance (2010) ... Finished high school career with 34 goals and 34 assists in helping Huntingtown to a 59-7-6 overall record ... Four-time member of SMAC All-Academic first team ... Member of Freestate Fury of the Elite Clubs National League ... Helped the Fury to four Maryland state finals appearances ... Participated in the Maryland Olympic Development for three years and spent one year as a Region 1 member.
Personal: Born Micaela Dionysios Antzoulatos ... Daughter of Kim and Denny Antzoulatos ... Sister, Kiristina, plays collegiate soccer at Monmouth University.
Hogan on Antzoulatos: "Miki is a great addition to our class. She is a very simple player and I mean that in a good way. She has a very high work rate and makes good decisions on the ball. She has also won a high school state championship. Miki's club coach from Freestate Fury, Steve Campbell, is a highly respected club coach in Maryland and his players have been excellent in college."
Defender | 5-8 | Overland Park, Kan./The Pembroke Hill School
At The Pembroke Hill School: Ranked as a three star recruit by TopDrawerSoccer.com ... Three time first team all-state, all-region and all-district selection as a freshman though junior ... Tallied 70 career goals in three seasons of play for the Raiders ... Scored 29 goals, including seven game winners, and added 16 assists as a junior in 2011 ... Led the Raiders to a third place state finish as a junior as she garnered Kansas City Star All-Metro team, Missouri Offensive Player of the Year and All-Western Region Player of the Year honors ... Member of the KCFC Alliance club team ... Helped lead KCFC to state championships from 2007-11 and first place finishes in the MAG Tournament, HIT Tournament, 2008 National Futsal Tournament and Taco Bell MW Tournament ... Has been named to the Pembroke Hill School honor roll each year, including with high honors as a junior and senior ... Earned a varsity letter in basketball as freshman.
Personal: Born Camille J. Christie ... Daughter of Ava and Mike Christie ... Father played collegiate football at Kent State University ... Sister, Claire, was a pole vaulter at Kansas University.
Hogan on Christie: "Camille is another solid player. She can play center mid or in the center of defense. She is tall, strong, and comes from a great family. Camille has led her club team KCFC Heat to five state cup championships."
Midfielder | 5-6 | Mechanicsville, Va./Hanover HS
At Mechanicsville HS: Tallied 20 goals and 21 assists through first three years of play at Hanover High School ... Led the Hawks with eight goals and nine assists as a sophomore, including two goals in the district final match ... Helped Hanover to a state semi-finals win as a junior ... Named second team All-Capital District as a freshman, sophomore and junior ... Ranks in the top five in Hanover history in scoring, assists and total points ... Led club team, Virginia SA, to Virginia state championships and Region 1 League South Division championships in 2007, 2009 and 2011 ... Helped Virginia SA to the Disney Showcase championship in 2011 along with a No. 1 ranking in Virginia, No. 3 regional ranking and No. 5 national ranking ... Member of the Virginia Olympic Development Program (ODP) from 2007-11 and regional player from 2008-11 ... Team captain of the ODP international team in 2008 and 2009.
Personal: Born Jordan Kayla Davis in Richmond, Va. ... Daughter of Lisa and Craig Davis.
Hogan on Davis: "Jordan comes to us from Richmond, Va., and an excellent soccer club in the VSA Heat. Her club coach, Steve Smith, is well respected and has done a great job preparing Jordan for the rigors of college soccer. Jordan is a three-time state cup champion. I think Jordan can play a variety of positions for us and she will make an impact as a freshman."
Goalkeeper | 5-7 | Scott Depot, W.Va./Winfield HS
At Winfield HS: Played freshman and sophomore seasons at Winfield before deciding to forego interscholastic competition and focus on club competition and technical development ... Named Freshman of the Year by the West Virginia Sportswriters Association for her efforts in goal ... Posted a statewide best 13 shutouts, earning second team all-state honors in the process, during her freshman campaign leading the Generals to the first undefeated regular season in program history ... Finished her sophomore season with a 0.75 goals against average to garner all-state honorable mention honors ... Played club soccer for the West Virginia Lady Stingers ... Helped the Stingers to the West Virginia Cup state championship in 2009-11 and an upset of the Stars of Massachusetts, who were ranked No. 1 in the region and in the top 10 nationally, in the Region 1 tournament ... Named to the Winfield honor roll each year ... Four year letterman in softball as a center fielder/catcher.
Personal: Born Faith Ashton Farley ... Daughter of Susan and Donovan Farley ... Brother, Tayler, plays football at the University of Charleston (W.Va.).
Hogan on Farley: "Faith is a kid that I liked instantly. Her passion, work rate, and love for Coastal will make her successful. She will be competing as a goalkeeper. She was the first player to commit to us last year. Faith led her club team to five consecutive state cup championships."
Midfielder | 5-3 | Boulder, Colo./Fairview HS
At Fairview HS: Led Fairview to an 18-2 record and its first state championship as a sophomore in 2010 ... Helped the Knights to a 51-8 record and three consecutive Front Range Conference championship as a freshman through junior ... Garnered all-state scholar-athlete honorable mention honors as a junior after guiding the Knights to state quarterfinals appearance ... Aided club team to a state championship in 2010, state runner-up finish in 2011 and state semifinal appearances in 2008 and 2009.
Personal: Born Olivia Margaret Fear ... Daughter of Lori and Bill Fear ... Father played collegiate football at Colorado College.
Hogan on Fear: "Olivia is a proven winner. She led Fairview to a High School state championship as well as her club team Boulder County Force to a club state championship. She is technical and consistently makes good decisions and we expect her to contribute in our midfield."
Goalkeeper | 5-9 | Wyckoff, N.J./Ramapo HS
At Ramapo HS: Led the Raiders to a 19-4 record and Big North Conference championship as a senior ... Posted 12 shutouts along with 72 saves during her senior campaign ... Played club soccer for the Arsenal Fury ... Helped the Fury to championship wins in the 2009 Orange Classic, 2009 Region 1 Tournament and the 2010 Disney Classic ... Also played for the World Class F.C. of the ECNL where she won the NEWSS Showcase championship in 2011.
Personal: Born Allyson Kathleen Gilard ... Daughter of Ginger and Paul Gilard.
Hogan on Gilard: "Ally is a Jersey girl -- enough said. Ally and I hit off right away. She wanted to come south to get out of the cold winters in New Jersey and we gladly welcome her and her upbeat personality. She will work hard in preparation for pre-season camp and I know she will compete for our goalkeeper position."
Midfielder | 5-6 | Ashburn Va./Broad Run HS
At Broad Run HS: Named a three star recruit by TopDrawerSoccer.com ... Two time conference regional and state champion leading the Spartans to a 46-2-1 record as a sophomore (2009) and junior (2010) ... Member of the highly rated FC Virginia ECNL Hotspurs ... Aided the Hotspurs to an eighth place finish at the ECNL National Championships in 2010 and a finals appearance at the Las Vegas College Showcase.
Personal: Born Darbie Leigh Kelley ... Daughter of Kevin and Beverly Kelley ... Sister, Kacey, is also a member of the Coastal Carolina women's soccer team ... Father played basketball at St. Francis Xavier and mother swam at Ithaca College.
Hogan on Kelley: "Darbie will be another great addition here at Coastal. Darbie has led Broad Run High School to two consecutive state championships and her club team finished ranked third nationally in the ECNL. She has a knack for scoring goals and often in big games. We expect that to continue here at Coastal. Darbie and Charlotte Ratcliff's club coach, Paul Ellis from FC Virginia, has prepared these ladies well through his competitive training sessions."
Forward | 5-7 | Hamilton, Va./Woodgrove HS
At Woodgrove HS: Scored 45 goals, including six game-winners, and tallied 50 assists through three years of play at Woodgrove ... Helped lead the Wolverines to District AA Dulles finalist, Region 1 finalist and state semi-final appearances as a junior and sophomore ... Tabbed All-Cedar Run honorable mention as a freshman before earning first team honors as a sophomore ... Garnered Region 1 second team honors as a sophomore ... Earned all-academic recognition each year ... Scored the first hat trick in the state of Virginia history ... Named one of the Top 20 Regional Players to Watch by TopDrawerSoccer.com ... Helped her club team to a third place finish at the ECNL national tournament.
Personal: Born Charlotte Caitlyn Ratcliff ... Daughter of Kim and David Ratcliff.
Hogan on Ratcliff: "Charlotte is a true target forward. She is strong on the ball, connects passes and scores goals. We are looking for her to come in and make an immediate impact as a forward. Like Darbie, she is coming from a great club program in FC Virginia."
Forward | 5-7 | Firestone, Colo./Frederick HS
At Frederick HS: Tallied 37 goals and 17 assists in three seasons for the Warriors ... Three-time Tri-Valley all-conference selection ... Finished junior season ranked first in the Tri-Valley Conference and seventh in the state with 22 goals scored ... Named team MVP as a junior ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Also competed in track earning all-conference honors in the long jump and 800-meter sprint medley.
Personal: Born Jacqueline Anne Rigali ... Daughter of Valerie and Chris Rigali.
Hogan on Rigali: "I actually coached Jacqueline for three years when I lived in Colorado. She is a very hard working athletic player. We see her playing up front or maybe as a wide defender. We look forward to her pace and work rate on our wings."
Midfielder | 5-3 | Bolton Landing, N.Y./Shaker HS
At Shaker HS: Led Shaker in scoring as both a sophomore and junior ... Named a Section II Conference All-Star as a junior ... Participated in the Eastern New York ODP program from 2009-11 ... Member of the Albany Alleycats Premier club team from 2010-11 ... Was a guest player on the Legacy FC, Patriots FC and Middlepath Xtreme club teams where she participated in the prestigious Disney Classic, Vegas Cup and Jefferson Cup tournaments ... Played varsity soccer at Bolton Central School while in seventh and eighth grades ... Earned first team Mountain/Valley Athletic Conference honors as a freshman at Bolton Central.
Personal: Born Justine Lillian Tiger ... Daughter of Tracy and John Tiger.
Hogan on Tiger: "I grew up in New York so I am happy to have a New York girl in our program. Justine is a very solid player who will look to make an impact as a freshman. She has a passion to succeed and we expect great things in the next four years from her."
Defender | 5-8 | San Diego, Calif./Westview HS
At Westview HS: Scored 20 goals as a midfielder during her freshman and sophomore seasons before transitioning to defensive center back for her junior and senior campaigns ... Helped the Wolverines limit opponents to only eight goals while posting 12 shutouts as a senior ... Led Westview to a Palomar League championship and a No. 5 ESPN POWERADE FAB 50 ranking as a senior ... Guided the Wolverines to a CIF Division 2 championship and California Division 1 quarterfinal appearance ... Tabbed to the U-T San Diego All-Academic team as a junior and senior ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Member of the Carlsbad Elite G93 club team ... Led the Elite to the 2010 Coastal League Gold championship and Coast League Cup semifinals ... Three year letterman in volleyball.
Personal: Born Megan Nicole Wagner ... Daughter of Kathie and Rick Wagner ... Certified SCUBA Diver.
Hogan on Wagner: "Megan is our second player in two years from the Carlsbad Elite soccer club, the first being Madie Phillips. Megan will look to compete for a spot in the center of the defense or out wide on the left side. Her club coach, Jimmy Murphy, has a great reputation for developing players. Maddie had a great first year and we expect the same for Megan."