Jersey Knights Women continue to enjoy success at the high school level in soccer. Congratulations to all Knights players who were recognized for their perfromances on the soccer field during the Fall 2008 Season. Honorees this year from the class of 2009 include Audrey Gagnon, Cheyenne Howard, Stephanie Macfarlane, Katie Lavelle, Karla Reyes, Kelly Myers, and Verina Atalla.
Audrey Gagnon (U18 Crusaders), a forward/midfielder from South Amboy, earned All State Group 1 Honors. Audrey scored 38 points this season. She scored 15 goals and had 8 assists. In addition, Audrey earned All Middlesex County Honors from the Star Ledger. She also was recognized as an All Area 2nd Team player by the Home-News Tribune and was a All Greater Middlesex Conference Gold Division Player as selected by GMC coaches.
As a striker this season for the South Brunswick High School, Verina Atalla (U18 Crusaders) totaled 22 points. She scored 9 goals and had 4 assists leading the Vikings in scoring. Verina was recognized by the Home-News Tribune on its All Area 3rd Team.
Cheyenne Howard, Katie Lavelle, Karla Reyes, Stephanie Macfarlane and Kelly Myers all earned recognition on the Home-News Tribune All Area Team with Honorable Mention. Cheyenne Howard plays for the South River Rams. She scored 5 goals and had 2 assists during the season. Katie Lavelle is a senior midfielder for the Spotswood Chargers, she scored 3 goals and ahd 6 assists. Karla Reyes is a senior defender with Middlesex High School. In additon, Karla was named to the Star Ledger's All Middlesex County 3rd team. Kelly Myers is the Central Midfielder for the North Brunswick Raiders. All play with the U18 Crusaders. Stephanie Macfarlane is a defender for the Franklin Township Women’s Team and plays for the U17 Gladiators.
The class of 2010 also has players who have earned recognition for their play this Season. Players earning honors include Katie Metrokotsas (U17 Gladiators) Lauren Zastrow (U17 Gladiators),Danielle Klecha (U18 Crusaders) and Nicole Meyers (U18 Crusaders). Katie and Lauren play for Bishop Ahr High School and Danielle and Nicole play for the Monroe Falcons.
Katie Metrokotsas (U17 Gladiators) is a junior central midfielder for the 17-5 Bishop Ahr Women's Team. She totaled 18 points from her central midfield position this season, scoring 7 goals along with 4 assists. For her efforts Kaite was recognized as an All Area Player by the Home News Tribune. She was also honored by the Star Ledger as a member of the Ledger's All Middlesex County Team. Katie awas also named to the All Blue Division Team by Greater Middlesex Conference Coaches.
Lauren Zastrow (U17 Gladiators), a junior sweeper, anchored a strong defense for the Bishop Ahr Women. Lauren earned recognition on the Home News Tribune's All Area team as well as being named to the Greater Middlesex Conerence's All Blue Division Team by GMC coaches. Danielle Klecha (U18 Crusaders) is a junior midfielder from Monroe High School. Danielle earned All Middlesex County honors from the Star Ledger and All Area honors from the Home News Tribune. In addition she was named to the GMC All White division Team by GMC coaches. Danielle scored 5 goals and had 4 assists. Nicole Meyer (U18 Crusaders) is a junior central defender from Monroe. Nicole scored 4 goals and had 5 assists this season. She earned All Area honors from the Home News Tribune this season.
Last but certainly not least, representing the class of 2012, KerriAnne Cahillane (U15 Mystic) a freshman striker for the Bishop Ahr Women, earned All Area 3rd team honors this season from the Home News Tribune. KeriAnne, always dangerous around the goal, scored 12 goals and had 10 assists.