Knights Women Earn 2006 Post Season Honors!


The 2006 High School Soccer Season was a great success for women’s soccer! Many Jersey Knights players earned post season honors from both Star Ledger and The Home News Tribune. At the county level the Star Ledger recognized a number of Jersey Knights women. The Star Ledger All Middlesex County 1st Team included three players from the U18 Excalibur. Kaitlyn Curran, Jane Barrett, and Susie Miller.

Kaitlyn Curran (U18 Excalibur), from North Brunswick HS was one of the leading scorers in the county finishing with 29 goals and 10 assists. She helped lead No. Brunswick to an 11-5-2 record. Jane Barrett (U18 Excalibur), a central midfielder from Metuchen, led the Bulldogs to the Group 1 State Final. Jane scored 8 goals and had 10 assists. Finally, Susie Miller (U18 Excalibur), goalkeeper for the So. Brunswick Vikings earned 7 shutouts and made maintained a 0.94 goals against average.

The Star Ledger All Middlesex Second Team include Alison Janiga (Woodbridge HS & U17 Lady Lancers), Alana Carr (Monroe HS & U17 Lady Lancers), Marissa Rodriguez (Bishop Ahr HS & U18 Excalibur), The Star Ledger All Middlesex Third Team included goalkeeper, Laura Robinson (Edison HS & U17 Lady Lancers)

In Union County, earning All Union third team honors include Katie Varga ( Union Catholic & U17 Lady Lancers). Earning All Prep honors Second Team include Amy Vachal (Rutgers Prep & U18 Excalibur)

In Somerset County, Knight’s Coach, Sean Casey, cooordinated a High School Soccer Showcase for women players from around the state. Players from Sections North 1 and North 2 competed with players from the Central and South sections of the state. The game was played at Bridgewater High School. Jane Barrett (U18 Excalibur ) was invited to participate. Sean is the Vice President for the New Jersey High School Women’s Soccer Association’s Showcase.

The Home News Tribune also honors athletes from their circulation area that in cludes Middlesex and Union Counties. Included on the Home News Tribune All Area First Team are Kaitlyn Curran (No. Brunswick HS & u18 Excalibur), Jane Barrett (Metuchen HS & U18 Excalibur), and Susie Miller (So. Brunswick & U18 Excalibur).

The Home News Tribune All Area Second Team include Alana Carr (Monroe HS & U17 Lady Lancers) and Marissa Rodriguez (Bishop Ahr HS & U18 Excalibur). The All Area Third Team includes Alison Janiga (Woodbridge HS & U17 Lady Lancers) and Laura Robinson (Edison HS & U17 Lady Lancers).

The Home News Tribune Honorable Mention Team include Samantha Yock (So. Brunswick HS & U18 Excalibur), Amanda Minue (Colonia HS & U18 Excalibur), Kristyn Padovano (North Brunswick HS & U15 Gladiators), Nicole Anulewicz (Woodbridge HS & U18 Excalibur), Claire Hampsey (Metuchen HS & U16 Crusaders), Annie Whittle (Mother Seton HS & U15 Gladiators), Amy Vachal (Rutgers Prep & U18 Excalibur),