MILTON, Mass. – The Curry College Women's Soccer team enters the 2017 coming off a 2016 season that saw them earn a trip to the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) semifinals. The squad finished 2016 with an 11-9-2 overall record with a 4-4-1 mark in the CCC. Curry then earned a trip to the ECAC Tourmanent. The Colonels look to continue their momentum from 2016 and advance further in the conference tournament with a solid core of returners and newcomers.
Read Head Coach Jason Tassinari's Season Outlook below:
Top Returning Players (Provide Details on Athletic Skills They Possess and What They Will Bring To the Team. Include any relevant information in regards to your top players coming back.)
- Abby Ford, senior captain, center back, will organize and stabilize our back four
- Cassie Grasso, senior captain, center mid/forward, coming back from a knee injury and will provide offense and an overall edge to our team
- Sophomore goalkeepers Kristen Buzzotta, Katelyn DeMaio, and Haley Rice taking the torch from Morgan Stott who graduated in 2016
- Shae Breslin, junior back, returning from injury after missing the entire 2016 season
- Jules Petrucelli, senior midfielder
- Seniors Arianna Viscione, Sami McGrath, Amanda Crisfulla, Korinna Tsonis
Top Newcomers (Provide Details on Athletic Skills They Possess and What They Will Bring To the Team. Include any relevant information in regards to your top newcomers to your team.)
- Julia Carey, forward, Athol, Mass.
- Sarah McGrath, midfielder, North Dartmouth, Mass.
- Tayla Randall, forward, Walpole, Mass.
- Abby Bostrom, midfielder, Braintree, Mass.
- Caroline Kelly, back, Weymouth, Mass.
- Amanda DeMaio, transfer, North Andover, Mass.
- Isabella Shields, back, Lakeville, Mass.
- Jocelyn Dimond, back, Weare, N.H.
- Savannah Madden, back, Milton, Mass.
- Soleil Galagarza, forward, Pawtucket, R.I.
- Lexi Revis, forward, Lincoln, R.I.
Expectations For Season (Provide Details on What You as a Coach Expects for the Upcoming Season.)
- Finish in the top four of our conference, host a first round CCC game
- Advance to the conference finals
- Continue our four year stretch of winning 10+ games
- Win an NCAA or ECAC game
Who in League To Look Out For (Provide Details on the Teams To Look Out for in Conference Play, i.e. Teams you expect to jockey with for postseason/playoff positioning and postseason play).
- Roger Williams
Talk About Coaching Staff (Provide Details on your Coaching Staff as a Whole. Introduce new coaches and talk about what they will bring to your program. Also talk about Returning Coaches and their Role on the Team as a Coach. )
- Devon McKay, 1st year, Quincy, MA, Southern Maine grad, former Assistant Coach with Auburn HS in Alabama
- Jason Silva, 1st year, Milford, MA, Framingham State grad and former assistant coach
- Kaitlyn Lima, 1st year, Curry grad 2016
- Morgan Stott, 1st year, GK coach, Curry grad 2016
- Jenna Szostak, 3rd year
- Paul Maloney, 6th year