BUENA VISTA, Va. Head Women’s Soccer Coach Matt Grawrock has announced five new signings for the 2010 season. The four are the first group of freshman and transfers that the program is looking to bring in for the program. The incoming players will be looked to, to help the Knights improve on the 5th place finish at the USCAA National Tournament last year. Grawrock and his staff are looking to add more players in the coming week, and when they are signed the players will be announced. The first five are as follows.
Katie Antioquia MID
Hometown: Owasso, OK. … High School: Owasso… Parents are Gen and Cheryl… Lettered three years for Sam Bowers… won 2009 Coach’s Award… can speak some Chinese.
Jackie Barlow FWD
Hometown: Fruit Heights, UT. … High School: Davis… Parents are Stewart & Marie Barlow… Lettered three years for Souli Phongsavath, and also played on the golf team… was named 2009 Academic All-Region… team was 2007-2009 Region Champs, and 2009 team were state finalists… Member of Strikers Premier coached by rick Talamantez and Derek Amano… club team took part in the Sereno & Las Vegas College Showcase… 2009 Division I and 2010 Premier champs… earned Young Women’s Medallion… an officer for Davis High Snow Club… Brother, Sam, played for Weber State Football, sister, Sarah, played soccer at Albertson College.
Bryndel Kindred FWD
Hometown: Tremonton, UT. … High School: Bear River… Mother is Lori Kindred… Lettered four years for Gene Wilcox, and also lettered in basketball… Senior year named 3A 1st Team All-State, named to All-State Tournament Team, All-Area Team… high School took 3rd in State in 2009…Junior year was named to All-Region Team… Sophomore year was All-Region honorable Mention… Newcomer of the year… Named Academic All-Region for both Soccer and Basketball… played club soccer for Infinity SC coached by Jeff Ginn… club team was Las Vegas Premiere Invitational Champs in 2007… earned Young women’s Recognition, and was Seminary Council secretary… also recruited by Iowa Western CC.
Briar Sands GK
Hometown: Lehi, UT. … High School: Lehi… Parents are James & LynnDee Sands… Lettered four years for Brett Bergholm, and also lettered three years in basketball… 4A All-State First Team Member… Keeper of the Year in Utah Valley… Team MVP… Team was region 4 Champions and a state Semi-Finalist… In 2008 tied school record with 11-shutouts and led 5A in shutouts… A 5A First Team member in 2008… Sophomore class president… also recruited by SLCC and New Mexico Highlands.
Brynnlee Wanlass DEF
Hometown: Bountiful, UT. … High School: Bountiful… Parents are Bryn & Kim Wanlass… Lettered three years for Dave Whigham & Cameron Winquist, and also ran track… team won region in 2007 and 2008… team was state runner-up in 2008, and a state quarter-finalist in 2009… played club soccer for Utah Rush, coached by Genny Grimm and Nathaniel White… club team finished first at 2007 St. George Invitational and Wasatch Classic in 2008… Named to Honor Roll and Scholastic Honor Roll… Participated on school debate team, plays guitar… was a lifeguard and swim teacher… father wrestled at Ricks College.