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NSU Alumni Performing Well in College

By Tricia Hotchkiss, 02/08/18, 7:00PM CST



North Shore United is proud of our Alumni that continue their soccer experience into college.  We are proud of their accomplishments below! 

Girl's Alumni

Minnesota: Sophomore Nikki Albrecht and Freshman Celina Nummerdor helped lead the Golden Gophers to an 11-5-3 overall record and 7-4-1 conference record. Albrecht started all 19 games and the defender finished with one goal and two assists on the season. Nummerdor started one game, and saw action in fourteen total games on the way to recording one goal and one assist. Albrecht finished the season strong and was named to the Under 20 National Team.

Southeast Missouri State: Seniors Shay Darga, and Paige Blankenheim both started all season for the Red Hawks who finished the season 8-8-1 overall, and 4-4- 3 in conference.   Darga logged 1,348 minutes for the Red Hawks, while Blankenheim played 1,421 minutes on her way to recording one goal and one assist.

Wisconsin Milwaukee: Led by seniors Anna Smalley, Jen Eberhardy, Maddie Tetzke and Annie West, the Panthers finished the regular season undefeated, with 16 wins, zero losses and four ties. The four seniors finished conference play with a record of seven wins, zero losses and two ties. Smalley finished the season with eight goals and seven assists. Jen Eberhardy followed with eleven assists. Maddie Tetzke finished the final year of her career with one goal and one assist, and Annie West finished with one goal.

Northern Illinois: Sophomore Abby Gregg appeared in 15 games for the Huskies in helping the Huskies to an 8-10-1 overall record, and 5-6 in the MAC. Junior Cassidy Page missed the season with an injury.

Loyola: Sophomore Ari Banks helped lead the Ramblers to a 13-7 overall record, and a 4-3 record in the Missouri Valley Conference. Banks appeared in eleven of the Ramblers games.

Quinnipiac: Olivia Myszewski built on her strong freshman campaign by starting all 18 games in goal and leading the Bobcats to a 9-6-3 overall record, and 5-2-3 in the MAAC.  

Valpo: Julia Lehnen was able to record seven shots on the season in helping the Crusaders to a 9-10 overall record and 3-4 record in the Missouri Valley Conference.

Iowa State: Sophomore Merin Mundt started 14 games, recording one goal and two assists before her season was shortened by an injury. The Cyclones finished the season 3-12-3 overall and 1-6-2 in the Big 12.

Eastern Illinois: Junior midfielder Elisabeth Held helped the Panthers to an overall record of 5-12-2, and a conference record of 0-9-1.

Ball State: Shannon Greeley completed her senior year by appearing in eleven games to help lead the Cardinals to an 11-7-3 record overall and 8-1-2 in the MAC.

Creighton University: Redshirt Freshman Elizabeth Bolland recovered from a hip injury last year to help the Blue Jays finish 4-11-3 overall and 2-5-2 in the Big East.

Elmhurst College: Junior Jami Lessila started 16 games for the Blue Jays recording four goal and five assists in helping Elmhurst finish the season 10-6-1 overall and 4- 4 in the CCIW.

Concordia University: Junior Kayla Schlosser earned first team All-Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference honors by leading the Falcons with 27 points on 12 goals and three assists. The Falcons finished the season at 10-7-3 overall, and 7-2-1 in conference play. Freshman defender Kaitlyn Heyrman saw action in four games, recording one shot.

UW Oshkosh: Junior Midfielder Alexis Brewer played in 16 games, starting 11 of them on her way to recording four goals and one assist. The Titans finished the season 8-8-1 overall, and 3-1-3 in conference play.

Concordia St. Paul: Freshman Haleigh Bares started her career with a bang. The freshman was named to the All-NSIC Third Team for her efforts. She appeared in all 19 games, making 15 starts. She logged 1,273 minutes in helping the Golden Bears to a 10-8-1 record overall and 8-6-1 conference record.

St. Cloud State: Sophomore Brooke Bares and Freshman Nicole Friis helped lead the Huskies to a 8-8-2 overall record and 6-7-2 conference record. Bares appeared in 18 games and recorded 4 assists. Friis recorded a shot in her first year.

Winona State: Senior Mikaella Sabinash and Junior MacKenzie Challoner helped lead Winona State to a 9-9-1 record overall, and 8-6-1 in conference. Sabinash started all 19 games for the Warriors, recording one assist on the season. She logged 1,375 minutes. Challoner started 8 of the 16 games she appeared in, and logged 788 minutes.

University of St. Thomas: Junior Erin Chiapetta appeared in 14 games and recorded an assist in helping the Tommies to a 13-4-3 overall record and 7-3-1 conference record.

UW-Whitewater: Sophomore defender Maria Salm, freshman midfielder Jenna Dorf and freshman midfielder Kaylee Koenig helped lead the Warhawks to a 14-4- 4 overall record, and a 4-2-1 conference record. Salm appeared in 15 games, starting 9 and recorded one assist on the season. Koenig appeared in 20 games, starting 2 and recorded 12 shots. Dorf appeared in 7 games.

UW-La Crosse: Freshman Meghan Cannestra started 4 games in goal for the Eagles in helping them to a 20-2-3 record overall and a 7-0-0 record in conference. Eagles advanced to the National Quarterfinals before losing to the University of Chicago.

Ripon College: freshman Brianna Schnell made an immediate impact starting all 17 games for the Red Hawks. Schnell recorded 5 goals and 4 assists in helping the Red Hawks to a 10-7 record overall and 4-5 in conference play.

Boy's Alumni

Marquette: Sophomores Luka Prpa and Griffin Jende helped the Golden Eagles to a 3-11 overall record and a 3-5-1 record in the Big East. Prpa started all 16 games while logging 1499 minutes, scoring 1 goal and recording 5 assists. His season landed him on the All Big-East second team.  Jende recorded two shots on the season.

Wisconsin-Milwaukee: Sophomore Ben Krolczyk appeared in 5 games and played 109 minutes for the Panthers in helping the team and legendary coach Kris Kelderman finish 10-5-4 overall and 6-3.

University of Colorado – Colorado Springs: Sophomore Jake Demerath appeared in 6 games, starting 3 and scoring one goal to help the Mountain Lions finish 7-8-4 overall and 7-4-3 in conference.

UW Parkside: Sophomore Mile Sever, freshman Connor Tresp and freshman Nikola Prpa helped lead the Rangers to a 5-9-2 record on the season and a 5-7-2 conference record. Mile started 8 or the 16 games he appeared in recording 5 shots on goal, and logging 978 minutes.  

University of West Alabama: Sophomore Jared Weinbauer helped the Tigers to a 16-3-1 record overall and 10-1 conference record, before losing in the second round of the NCAA Division 2 tournament.  

Newberry College: Sophomore defender Quinton Eisner appeared in 13 games and started one, while logging 300 minutes. He helped the Wolves to a 5-9-3 record overall and 3-6-1 in conference.

St. Norbert: With contributions form sophomore Ben Prange and freshman Logan Block, the Green Knights had a season to remember finishing 14-4-2 overall and 8- 0-1 in conference. Prange was rewarded with Offensive Player of the Year finishing with 17 goals and two assists. It is his second year being named to the all- conference team. Prange was also named to the All-North Region first team. Block had a stellar first year appearing in 18 games and scoring 3 goals and recording one assist.

Concordia: Senior Jake Swihart finished off his career by appearing in 13 matches and making seven starts. He finished the season with one goal and one assist in helping the Falcons to an 11-4-3 record overall and 9-1 conference record. Jake finished his career by appearing in 67 games and starting 40. He recorded 4 goals and 5 assists.

Cardinal Stritch: Junior defender Tyler Grisar helped the Wolves finish 16-4-2 overall and 9-1-1 in conference. Tyler started all 21 games that he appeared and logged 1,569 minutes, while recording 1 goal.

Carroll College: Sophomore defender Mark Bayer started all 17 games he appeared in for the Pioneers as he helped them to a 3-14-1 record overall and 1-7 in conference. Mark recorded one assist while logging 1,352 minutes.

University of St. Thomas: Sophomores Drew Winkoski, Andrew Edwards and Sam Kornetzke helped lead the Tommies to a 22-2 overall record and 1-0 conference record, before losing in the Division 3 National Quarterfinals. Winkoski appeared in 14 games and recorded 14 shots on goal.  Kornetzke appeared in two games, starting one.

University of Rochester: Sophomore Josh Cooley appeared in 21 games, starting 15 to help the Yellow Jackets finish 14-3-3 overall and 4-2-1 in the Liberty League. The Yellow Jackets advanced to the Division 3 National Quarterfinals. Josh finished with 3 goals and 3 assists on the season.

Northwestern Iowa: Sophomore Ben Hengst started all 19 games, scoring 2 goals and logging 1,315 minutes to help the Red Raiders finish 12-6-2 overall and 7-2 in conference. His strong season earned him second team all-conference honors.

Macalester College: Sophomore Tom Ehrsam helped lead the Scots to a 12-6-2 record overall and 7-3 in conference.

Rochester Institute of Technology: Freshman Jared Short started all 17 games in helping the Tigers finish 8-6-3 overall and 5-2-2 in the Liberty League. Jared scored 4 goals on the season and logged 1,498 minutes.