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NCAA Female All-Canadian List Presented by FTF

All-Canadian NCAA First Team:

GK- Morgan McAslan (Jr., Samford)

DF- Gabby Carle (Jr., Florida St.)

DF- Gabby Vivier-Hannay (Sr., South Dakota St.)

DF- Jayde Riviere (So., Michigan)

MF- Julia Grosso (Jr., Texas)

MF- Mya Jones (So., Memphis)

MF- Samantha Chang (So., South Carolina)

MF- Sarah Stratigakis (Sr., Michigan)

MF- Tanya Boychuk (Jr., Memphis)

FW- Haley Kostyshyn (Sr., Rice)

FW- Amanda West (So., Pitt)

Gk- Morgan McAslan (Jr., Samford) – Waterdown, Ontario

Standout Goalkeeper Morgan McAslan from Waterdown, Ontario was an absolute star in goal for Samford in 2021. In seventeen starts for the Bulldogs, McAslan racked up eight wins including seven clean sheets. The Junior goalkeeper only allowed an astonishing seven goals with a goal against average of 0.51 per game and a .821 save percentage. McAslan was a member of the All-SoCon First Team.

DF- Gabby Carle (Jr., Florida St.) – Levis, Quebec

A solidified member of the Canadian Women’s National Team after her strong performance at the She Believes Cup, Defender Gabby Carle is one of the brightest young stars in Canadian soccer. Carle played every minute for the Seminoles in 2021 except for eleven minutes and was a leader for a stellar backline. Carle was a featured member of a defensive line who allowed only twenty-nine shots in eleven games and was ranked as No. 65 in the Preseason Top-100 rankings from TopDrawersoccer.com.

DF- Gabby Vivier-Hannay (Sr., South Dakota St.) – Winnipeg, Manitoba

All-Summit League Defensive Player of the Year Gabby Vivier-Hannay was a key member of one of the best defensive lines in the Nation with South Dakota State. Vivier-Hannay played in all seventeen matches for the Jackrabbits and the team only conceded a whooping four goals against in those games. Gabby contributed two assists while also helping the team record twelve clean sheets.

DF- Jayde Riviere (So., Michigan) – Pickering, Ontario

Selected as a member of the Big Ten All-Freshmen Team in 2019, Canadian International Jayde Riviere from Pickering, Ontario is a rising star in Women’s soccer. Jayde played in eight games in 2021 for the Wolverines registering one assist and helping the team record three shutouts. Riviere has already racked up fifteen appearances on the International stage with Canada recording one goal and two assists.

MF- Julia Grosso (Jr., Texas) – Vancouver, British Columbia

Ranked as Number thirty-one according to Top Drawer Top-100 National Ranking, Julia Grosso has established herself as one of the top players in the game. Grosso was selected as a member of the 2019 All-Big Ten First Team and she followed it up with another great season in 2021. Grosso started all twelve games for the Longhorns racking up fourteen points with five goals and four assists. The influential midfielder was a member of Canadian National Team at the 2019 FIFA World Cup in France.

MF- Mya Jones (So., Memphis) – Calgary, Alberta

All-AAC Midfielder of the Year Mya Jones is one of many Canadians on the Memphis Tigers who tore up the AAC in 2021. The midfielder from Calgary, Alberta started in eleven games of the Tigers contributing one goal and four assists while helping the Tigers to and 8-4-0 record on the season. Jones is currently ranked as Number ninety according to the Top Drawer Top-100 National Rankings and was selected as a member of the All-AAC First Team for her efforts this season.

MF – Samantha Chang (So., South Carolina) – Mississauga, Ontario

Mississauga Ontarian Samantha Chang is one of those players who can single handily turn a game around with her persistence in the midfield. The Canadian International was a force in the midfield for the Gamecocks helping South Carolina to a 10-4-0 record and a berth in the NCAA tournament. Chang touched the pitch in all fourteen games in 2020/21 tallying two goals and one assist in her Sophomore season. The talented midfielder from Mississauga, Ontario made her international debut with the Canadian Women’s National Team against Argentina at the SheBelieves Cup this past February.

MF- Sarah Stratigakis (Sr., Michigan) – Woodbridge, Ontario

2019 Big Ten Midfielder of the Year Sarah Stratigakis picked up where she left off last season to put together a tremendous Senior season for the Wolverines. Stratigakis played in nine games for Michigan in 2021 recording one goal and three assists to finish off an extraordinary collegiate career in which she was able to register eighteen goals, twenty-three assists and fifty-nine points in her four seasons south of the border. The Woodbridge, Ontario native is currently ranked as number fifty-two on the Top Drawer Top-100 National Rankings and she made her first appearance with the Canadian Women National Senior Team at the SheBelieves Cup in February, 2021.

MF – Tanya Boychuk (Jr., Memphis)

Tanya Boychuk and Mya Jones were a Canadian duo that was next to impossible to stop for the Memphis Tigers in 2021. Selected as a member of All-AAC First Team, Boychuk started in all eleven regular season games for the Tigers registering three goals and one assist on the year. Memphis should be ecstatic about this Canadian duo to bolster one of the best midfields in the Nation heading into next season.

FW- Haley Kostyshyn (Sr., Rice) – Stoney Creek, Ontario

Conference USA Second Team selection Haley Kostyshyn was an electric offensive force for Rice in 2021. In fifteen appearances, Kostyshyn found the back of the net four times, adding eight assists in order to record fourteen points on the season. The Forward from Stoney Creek, Ontario racked up twelve goals and twelve assists in her four seasons playing for the Owls.

FW- Amanda West (So., Pitt) – Burlington, Ontario

In only two seasons playing for Pitt University Amanda West has already lifted herself to the top of the programs all-time records in multiple key categories such as goals (23), points (59), points per game (1.90) and overtime goals (4). West is an electrifying goal scorer who was able to rack up thirteen goals and seven assists to finish with thirty-three points in 2020/21. West led the Panthers to a program record eleven wins this season, meanwhile the Burlington, Ontario native set a new single season points record with thirty-three. The decorative collegiate career of Amanda West is just getting started.

All-Canadian NCAA Second Team:

GK- Kayza Massey (So., West Virginia)

DF- Emma Regan (Jr., Texas)

DF- Reese Moffat (Jr., LSU)

DF- Hailey Summers (Sr., UAlbany)

MF- Abby Schwartz (So., Oregon State)

MF- Alicia Pallister (Sr., Jacksonville State)

MF- Madelyn Robbins (Jr., Farleigh Dickson)

FW- Sabrina McNeill (Sr., Eastern Michigan)

FW- Leah Pais (So., Pitt)

FW- Deanne Rose (Sr., Florida)

FW- Sydney Brough (So., Central Arkansas)

GK- Kayza Massey (So., West Virginia) – Ottawa, Ontario

Ottawa, Ontario Native Kayza Massey is one of the games brightest young goalkeepers. A member of the Canadian Under-20 National Team, Massey started in goal nine times for WVU in 2021 recording eight wins, eleven assists and two clean sheets in her Sophomore season.

DF- Emma Regan (Jr., Texas) – Burnaby, British Columbia

Canadian Defender Emma Regan was a key contributor to a defensive line which only allowed nine goals against in their twelve matches played. Regan also managed her way to record a goal and an assist on her way to helping the Longhorns record seven clean sheets on the season.

DF- Reese Moffat (Jr., LSU) – Langley, British Columbia

Junior Reese Moffatt has been rock solid in the middle of the defensive line for LSU ever since her rookie season. Moffat appeared in nineteen games for the Fighting Tigers in 2020/21 helping the team record six clean sheets while also adding a goal and an assist on the year. Moffatt will look to put an end to strong collegiate career next season.

DF- Hailey Summers (Sr., Albany) – Hamilton, Ontario

Elected as Team Captain in 2019, Summers is an impactful player on and off the field for the Great Danes. Summers was selected as a member of the America East All-Conference First Team as she was able to help the Great Danes to four clean sheets in ten starts in 2021.

MF- Abby Schwartz (So., Oregon State) – Port Moody, British Columbia

Midfielder Abby Scwartz from Port Moody, British Columbia had an extremely productive season for Oregon State in 2021. Schwartz started all fifteen matches for the Beavers in her Sophomore season racking up eight points with two goals scored and four assists.

MF- Alicia Pallister (Sr., Jacksonville State) – Bowmanville, Ontario

Senior midfielder Alicia Pallister was a different maker in her ten starts this season for the Gamecocks. Pallister led the OVC with nine assists while also recording four goals in order to finish the season with an outstanding seventeen points. The Bowmanville, Ontario native was named OVC Midfielder of the Year for her tremendous efforts this season and she was also selected as a member of the All-OVC First Team

MF- Madelyn Robbins (Jr., Farleigh Dickson) – Cambridge, Ontario

All-NEC First Team selection Madelyn Robbins has put together an impressive three-year stretch of play during her time with FDU. Robbins started eight games for the Knights in 2021, registering three goals and one assist including a game winning goal against Sacred Heart on March 2nd. Robbins will look to put an end to a phenomenal collegiate career next season as she enters her Senior year.

FW- Sabrina McNeill (Sr., Eastern Michigan) – Whitby, Ontario

Three-time all MAC First Team honoree Sabrina McNeill was an absolute clinical goal scorer for Eastern Michigan University in 2021. McNeil scored seven times in nine games played while also contributing one assist which as good enough for fifteen points on the season. McNeill is leaving EMU as ranked fourth all-time in the Female Soccer Program in points (67) and goals (27).

FW- Leah Pais (So., Pitt) – Mississauga, Ontario 

Leah Pais was a dynamic offensive force in what turned out to be a historic season for the Pittsburgh University Female Soccer program. Pais appeared in sixteen games for Pitt in 2021 adding five goals and two assists for twelve points in order to help Pitt set a single season records in wins with eleven. The Vaughan SC product is a productive attacker with a very bright future.

FW- Deanne Rose (Sr., Florida) – Alliston, Ontario

A featured member of the Canadian Women’s National Team Forward Deanne Rose is a player with a relentless work ethic and with a habit for finding the back of the net. In nine games played in 2020/21, Rose contributed two goals and three assists for seven points on the season. The Alliston, Ontario native was a member of Team Canada in 2016 when they captured a bronze medal at the Olympics in Rio Di Janeiro.

FW- Sydney Brough (So., Central Arkansas) – Oakville, Ontario

Oakville, Ontario native Sydney Brough was an absolute baller up front for Central Arkansas in 2020/21. Brough appeared in twenty-two games for the Bears racking up six goals and three assists. On October 22nd 2020, Brough put together a five-point performance scoring two goals and one assist to push UCA past Missouri State.

All-Canadian NCAA Third Team:

GK- Marissa Zucchetto (Sr.,Washington State)

DF- Emerson Kidd (So., UTEP)

DF- Megan Howell (So., Jackson State)

DF- Lauren Dluzewski (Sr., Chattanooga)

MF- Caleigh Boeckx (Jr., Rice)

MF- Lisa Pechersky (Sr., Memphis)

MF– Michaela Iacono (So., Eastern Kentucky)

MF- Julianne Vallerand (So., West Virginia)

FW- Melissa Lamanna (So., Lafayette)

FW- Melanie Forbes (Sr., Indiana)

FW– Clarissa Larisey (Sr., Memphis)

GK- Marissa Zucchetto (Sr., Washington State) – Mississauga, Ontario

Senior Goalkeeper Marissa Zucchetto was rock solid in goal for Washington State in 2021. Zucchetto started twelves games racking up forty-four save and only conceding twelve goals against. The Mississauga, Ontario native finished with six wins including five shutouts and a 0.94 goals against average.

DF- Emerson Kidd (So., UTEP) – Winnipeg, Manitoba

Two-Time Conference USA Defender of the Year Emerson Kidd has had a superb season on defence for the Miners throughout her Sophomore season. As a relentless aggressive minded defender, Kidd has been a key fixture for UTEP. Kidd scored her first career NCAA goal on February 28th converting on a header in the 26th minute.

DF- Megan Howell (So., Jackson State) – Mississauga, Ontario

Jackson State Defender Megan Howell is a name to be on the watch for in the upcoming season. The St. Marcellinus graduate was named to the All-SWAC Second Team for her outstanding season with the Lady Tigers. Howell rarely left the field for Jackson State in her eight starts this season adding one goal and helping JSU rank fourth in Goals Against Average.

DF- Lauren Dluzewski (Sr., Chattanooga) – Edmonton, Alberta

Southern Conference Second Team selection Lauren Dluzewski was a key member of a virtually unbeatable defensive line in 2020/21. Dluzewski started eleven games for the Mocs leading the team to six clean sheets and just five goals conceded for a 0.48 goals against average. The Edmonton, Alberta native will look to build on this productive season going into her freshmen year next season.

MF- Caleigh Boeckx (Jr., Rice) – Calgary, Alberta

A key contributing member to the Conference USA Champions, Caleigh Boeckx is an influential midfielder that any coach would be happy to have on their side. In sixteen starts in 2021, Boeckx recorded three goals and six points.  Boeckz was selected as a member of the Conference-USA All-Tournament Team.

MF- Lisa Pechersky (Sr., Memphis) – Toronto, Ontario

Another standout Canadian playing for the Memphis Tigers, Lisa Perchesky was a force on both sides of the pitch in 2021. Perchesky recorded three goals in eleven starts for the very strong Memphis Tigers. The Toronto, Ontario product was named to the AAC Second team for her tremendous Senior season.

MF- Michaela Iacono (So., Eastern Kentucky) – Aurora, Ontario

Coming from the small town of Aurora, Ontario, Eastern Kentucky’s Michaela Iacono is not a small time player. Iacono was selected as a member of the All-OVC Second Team as she finished the season ranked in the top ten in the OVC in assists (3) and points (9). Iacono is one of those players who increases her level of play as the game progresses.  The Canadian Midfielder was able to score three game winning goals this season which was tied for the top spot in the OVC.

MF- Julianne Vallerand (So., West Virginia) – Terrebonne, Quebec

A member of the Academic All-Big Ten Freshmen Team in 2019, Julianne Vallerand had another very productive season in 2020/21. Vallerand appeared in thirteen matches for WVU recording three goals and one assist for seven points on the season. The Mountaineers should be proud to have Vallerand as a member of their squad.

FW- Melissa Lamanna (So., Lafayette) – Markham, Ontario

Productive Canadian forward Melissa Lamanna found the back of the net seemingly every time she touched the field in 2021. In four appearances, Lamanna racked up three goals off the bench of Lafayette. Lamanna was selected as a member of the All-Patriot League Second Team leading the PL in goals with three.

FW- Melanie Forbes (Sr., Indiana) – Mississauga, Ontario

Senior Melanie Forbes has been a very productive offensive puzzle piece in her four seasons playing at Indiana. Forbes made eleven appearances for the Hossiers in 2021 scoring three goals and racking up six points on the year. Forbes was a key part of a potent Hoosier offence in 2021.

FW- Clarissa Larisey (Sr., Memphis) – Ottawa, Ontario

All-AAC Second Team Selection Clarissa Larisey has been one of the most productive attackers in the NCAA throughout the last four seasons. In 2021, Larisey added three goals and an assist to improve her tallies to thirty-four goals and ten assist in her four years with Memphis. Larisey leaves Memphis as one of the most productive players in the school’s history. Larisey is currently rated number forty-four according the Top Drawer Soccer National Rankings.

Honorable Mentions:

  • Amanda Cripps (So., Eastern Michigan)
  • Vital Kats (So., Kent State)
  • Ziyana Samanani (Jr., Rice)
  • Isabelle Udovc (Jr., FDU)
  • Olga Massombo (So., Wright State)
  • Marian Taiwo (Sr., North Dakota)
  • Yasmine Hall (Sr., Kent State)
  • Tessa Carlin (So., UTEP)
  • Claire Larose (Sr., Austin Peay)
  • Victoria Bohdan (Jr., UTEP)
  • Molly Eriksson (Jr., Depaul)
  • Chelsea Abbotts (Sr., Eastern Michigan)
  • Cassandra Marcoux (Sr., FDU)
  • Quinn Josiah (Jr., Prairie View)
  • Carmen Marin (So., FIU)
  • Lysianne Proulx (Sr., Syracuse)
  • Kelsey Araujo (Sr., Niagara)
  • Anna Bout (So., Pitt)
  • Gabi Paupst (Sr., Radford)
  • Anna Slang (Sr., Stoney Brook)
  • Nadege L’ Esperance (Sr., Louisville)
  • Ashley Cathro (so., Illinois
  • Melissa Diceman (Sr., Ball State)
  • Kaitlyn Wade (Grad Student, Purdue Fort Wayne)
  • Caitlyn Shaw (So., Oregon)
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