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Sage Women’s Soccer History

  • Program start: 1988
  • Coaches: Barry Balkwell (2002-2011), Caitlin Colfer (2012), Ashley Moore (2013), Andrew Gamarra (2014-2015), Garrett Cobb (2016 to present)

  • Highlights
    • Skyline Conference semifinals and ECAC semifinals in 2014.
    • 2015 Skyline Conference regular-season tri-champions with 8-1 record. Team falls in penalty kicks in Skyline semifinals in 2015.
    • Most wins in a season (14) and in conference play (8) in 2015
    • Three straight Skyline Conference Semifinal appearances (2014, 2015, 2016—only 3 total in program history).
    • Six straight Skyline Conference Tournament appearances, (2007-2012).
    • Andrew Gamarra named Skyline Women’s Soccer Coach of the Year (2014).
    • Notable players
      • Rebecca Marszalek: three-time Skyline Conference First Team All-Star (2009, 2010, 2011); program leader in most career goals (52).
      • Ashley Allain: two-time Skyline Conference Second Team All-Star (2007, 2008); Skyline Conference First Team All-Star (2009); program leader in most career assists (22).
      • Nicole Maher: Women’s Soccer Gator of the Year (2012); program’s first Skyline Conference Rookie of the Year (2012); two-time Skyline Conference First Team All-Star (2012, 2015); National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-East Third Team (2015), Sage Female Athlete of the Year (2015-2016).
      • Samantha Trimblett: Skyline Conference Rookie of the Year (2015); Skyline Conference First Team All-Star (2015). Skyline Conference Co-Player of the Year (2016), Skyline Conference First Team (2016), CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team (2016).
      • Nicole Bauer: Skyline Conference First Team All-Star (2015);
      • Wendy Kuhn: Hall of Fame member—inducted 1999, player 1988-92, team captain.
      • Kelly Richer Gagnier: Hall of Fame Member—inducted 2000, player 1991-95, #2 in career goals, #3 in career assists, #2 in career points, single-season record holder of hat tricks.
      • Nicole Hanks: Hall of Fame Member—inducted 2010, player 2000-03, #5 in games started (63), MVP (2003), Sage Scholar-Athlete (2000-03).
      • Schuyler Kokernak: Hall of Fame Member- inducted 2016, player 2004-2007, #1 in goaliekeeper career mins (5,401), No. 1 in career shutouts (20), No. 1 in consecutive shutouts (6), Top 5 in goalie career games started (28), Top 5 in career saves (320).

      Sage All-Time Skyline Conference All-Stars and Award Winners Women’s Soccer

      2016   Samantha Trimblett, Co-Player of the Year, First Team, Forward
                Taylor Lynch, Second Team, Forward
                Nicole Bauer, Second Team, Defense
                Maegan Villa, Second Team, Midfield

      2015   Samantha Trimblett, First Team, F, Skyline Rookie of the Year

                  Nicole Bauer, First Team, Defense

                  Nicole Maher, First Team, Goalie

                  Taylor Lynch, Second Team, Forward

                  Savannah Mason, Second Team, Forward

      2014   Savanah Mason, First Team, Midfield

                  Jenna Retell, Second Team, Defense

                  Teagan Waddingham, Second Team, Goalie

                  Andrew Gamarra, Coach of the Year

      2012   Nicole Maher, First Team, Forward, Skyline Rookie of the Year

                  Kelsey Woron, Second Team, Midfield

                  Rachel Wampler, Second Team, Defense

      2011   Rebecca Marszalek, First Team, Forward

      2010   Rebecca Marszalek, First Team, Forward

      2009   Brittany McDonald, First Team, Goalie

                  Samantha DeFoe, First Team, Defense

                  Ashley Allain, First Team, Midfield

                  Rebecca Marszalek, First Team, Forward