Holy Cross Women’s Soccer Signs Seven To National Letters Of Intent

Holy Cross Athletics   02-07-2017

WORCESTER, Mass. – Holy Cross head women’s soccer coach Casey Brown has announced that seven student-athletes have signed national letter of intent to play for Holy Cross. Jenna Barnes (Sudbury, Mass.), Mariah Brown (Lafayette, Calif.), Elise Cobb (Wallingford, Conn.), Isabelle Colaiezzi (Allentown, Pa.), Kate Drohosky (Boxford, Mass.), Sydney Fisher (Pomfret, Conn.) and Sophia Lettieri (Scottsdale, Ariz.) will join the Crusaders in the fall of 2017.

“We are eager to bring in the 2017 class as we continue to grow our program and bring it to new heights,” said Brown. “This class comes from a variety of high-level club experiences, and will certainly add to the direction this program is moving. Not only will these players add to the quality on the field, they also bring characteristics that will best represent our women's soccer program in the classroom and community.”

Barnes was a four-year member of the Lincoln-Sudbury girls soccer team, and is the program’s all-time leading scorer with 67 points in her career. She earned All-New England and first team All-State honors twice in her career. She was also named the 2016 Massachusetts D1 North Player of the Year. Barnes also played nine years of club soccer with the FC Stars, who advanced to the ECNL National Finals in 2015.

Brown competed for two years on the Campolindo varsity team, where she served as team captain as a senior. She was named the Campolindo Offensive Most Valuable Player and an East Bay High School All-League selection as a junior. She was a member of the ECNL’s player development program in 2016, and Olympic development program Cal North team in 2015 and 2016. Brown has competed with Pleasanton Rage of the ECNL for three years after also playing for DeAnza Force. At Campolindo, she also ran the 300 m hurdles in varsity track for two years, earning All-League honors in that time.

Cobb competed for four years with Choate Rosemary Hall, where her team won the New England Class A Championship and were the runners-up in 2014. She was named an All-League selection in 2015 by the Women’s Western New England Prep School Soccer Association. She was also a 2016 Connecticut Girls Soccer Coaches Association All-State selection in 2016. The team posted an overall record of 66-8-5 during her career, and held a goal differential of +211 in that time. Cobb also competed on the CFC United U16 ECNL team which qualified for the ECNL Champions League Playoffs in 2015.

Colaiezzi played four years as a varsity starter at Villa Maria Academy. Her team qualified for district championships all four years, and finished as runner-up in 2015 and 2016. Colaiezzi also served as captain of the Penn Fusion ECNL 98-99 composite team.

Drohosky competed with the Masconomet Regional girls varsity team. She also competed at the club level with the FC Stars, placing in the top five in two national tournaments. The U14 program placed 4th at the 2013 ECNL Nationals, while Drohosky placed second with the U16 team at the 2015 ECNL Nationals.

Fisher competed with the Pomfret School varsity team, where she was named All-League and All-State in 2014, 2015 and 2016. She was also named All-New England in 2016, as well as a Boston Globe All-Star in 2015 and 2016. Her team competed in the NEPSAC Class B Semifinals in 2016, as well as the quarterfinals in 2012, 2014 and 2015. Fisher was also an ECNL Player Development Program selection in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Lettieri competed with the Desert Mountain varsity team, where she received honors as a first and second team All-State selection during her career. She also served as the team’s captain for three seasons.

Name Pos. Ht.    Hometown / High School
Jenna Barnes M 5-5 Sudbury, Mass. / Lincoln-Sudbury Regional
Mariah Brown D 5-10 Lafayette, Calif. / Campolindo
Elise Cobb D 5-6 Wallingford, Conn. / Choate Rosemary Hall
Isabelle Colaiezzi D 5-6 Allentown, Pa. / Villa Maria Academy
Kate Drohosky D 5-3 Boxford, Mass. / Masconomet Regional
Sydney Fisher M 5-5 Pomfret, Conn. / Pomfret School
Sophia Lettieri GK 5-10 Scottsdale, Ariz. / Desert Mountain

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