Recruiting Class Nets Proven Scorers & Reliable Defenders
Three forwards, two crafty midfielders, a three-time all-league defender and a national championship goalkeeper signed a National Letter-of-Intent with the San Jose State University women's soccer program. Soccerl Home | NLI Release
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|Name||Pos||Ht||Class||Hometown (Last School)|
|Aspyn Audibert||F||5'5||Fr.||Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. (Alta Loma HS)|
|Alyssa Bertuleit||MF||5'6||Jr.||Sparks, Nev. (Peninsula College)|
|Veronica Chung||D||5'8||Fr.||Woodinville, Wash. (Redmond HS)|
|Courtney Elterman||MF||5'8||Fr.||Templeton, Calif. (Templeton HS)|
|Darriell Franklin||F||5'4||Fr.||La Habra, Calif. (La Habra HS)|
|Daria Manzano||MF||5'5||Fr.||Lakewood, Calif. (Long Beach Poly)|
|Morgan Matthews||F||5'4||Fr.||Mountain View, Calif. (Mountain View HS)|
|Paige Simoneau||GK||5'7||Fr.||Corona, Calif. (Santiago HS)|
|BY THE NUMBERS|
|F | 5'5 | Fr. | Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. (Alta Loma HS)|
Audibert, a forward, is a senior at Alta Loma High School in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. (Coach Ben Davies) Aspyn was a first-team Baseline League honoree and was a key part of the Braves' 2013-14 league championship. She played club soccer for Albion SC of San Diego. GotSoccer Magazine ranks Albion SC #12 in the U17 National and #4 in the Region 4.
Coach Hanson on Audibert: "Aspyn is very athletic and fast. She's also very good in 1v1 attack and that will help us open things up."
|MF | 5'6 | Jr. | Sparks, Nev. (Peninsula College)|
Playing the last two years at Peninsula College in Port Angeles, Wash., Bertuleit was a 2013 and 2014 Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) first-team member. As a sophomore, she led her team and finished seventh in the NWAC in assists with 10. She completed her career at Peninsula College earning 2014 all-academic honors from the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges.
Alyssa spent her high school days at Spanish Springs High School in Sparks, Nev. (Coach Mike Faker), was a two-time North-High Desert League honoree. Bertuleit was a member of Nevada's Olympic Development Program team in 2009. In club soccer, she played for the 2012 Nevada Elite (Reno, Nev.), that won the U.S. Club Regional Championship.
Coach Hanson on Beruleit: "Alyssa was very successful at the junior college level. She helped Peninsula a lot, because she was an attacking player with a ton of speed."
|D | 5'8 | Fr. | Woodinville, Wash. (Redmond HS)|
Chung, a defender, from Redmond High School in Redmond, Wash., helped her team capture the KingCo 4A Championship in 2012. Chung was a three-time All-KingCo 4A selection. She was a second-team choice as a junior and an honorable mention pick as a freshman and a sophomore. The Woodinville, Wash., resident helped lead her club, Crossfire Premier (Redmond, Wash.), to a pair of Washington State Championships in 2008 (U11) and 2011 (U14).
Coach Hanson on Chung: "Veronica is extremely smart and she's an aggressive attacking defender with a high level of knowledge of the game."
|MF | 5'8 | Fr. | Templeton, Calif. (Templeton HS)|
Elterman finished her high school soccer career at Templeton (Calif.) High (Coach Mario Perez), as one of the three Los Padres League's Most Valuable Players in 2015. The all-league honoree in each of her four seasons was a second-team choice as a freshman and a first-team pick as a sophomore and a junior. In her last three seasons, she scored 19 goals and was credited with 15 assists. Elterman was second on her team in goals scored with seven and assists with five as a high school senior. The two-sport athlete also is a sprinter for the Templeton High girls' track and field team. She was part of the Los Padres League champion 4x400 meter relay team in 2014. Courtney played club soccer for the San Luis Obispo (Calif.) Storm. Elterman is serving as the 2014-15 president of the Interact Club, Templeton High's community service-based club organization.
|F | 5'4 | Fr. | La Habra, Calif. (La Habra HS)|
Franklin is a senior forward at La Habra High School in La Habra, Calif. (Coach Ryan Casey). She was named All-Freeway League as a freshman and a sophomore and earned All-Area in 2013 by the Daily News. The resident of La Habra was named the team captain for her club team, the Irvine Strikers.
Coach Hanson on Franklin: "Darriell is athletic and pacey. She is extremely skilled when she's attacking and that will be a great addition for us."
|MF | 5'5 | Fr. | Lakewood, Calif. (Long Beach Poly)|
Manzano, a three-year letterwinner at Long Beach Poly in Long Beach, Calif., (Coach Teri Collins) captained the Jackrabbits to their third Moore League championship in four seasons. The versatile player can play forward and defense, too. She earned her team's Coach's Award in 2013-14. Daria played club soccer for Slammers CDA of Cerritos and Strikers FC of Irvine.
Coach Hanson on Manzano: "Daria has great skill and composure on the ball. She's has the ability to play multiple positions on the field."
|F | 5'4 | Fr. | Mountain View, Calif. (Mountain View HS)|
Matthews, a forward from Mountain View High School in Mountain View, Calif. (Coach Ivan Bandov), is a three-time Santa Clara Valley Athletic League DeAnza Division honoree. She was the Division's Freshman of the Year, Sophomore of the Year and the 2014 Co-Offensive Player of the Year. A prolific goal scorer, Morgan is a two-time All-Central Coast Section honorable mention pick. She scored 13 goals her sophomore season, 12 as a junior and had nine heading into her final three regular season games. The two-sport letter winner also played on the Mountain View High softball team as a freshman. Her older sister, McColl Matthews, was a member of the San Jose State women's soccer team during the 2010 through 2013 seasons. Morgan played club soccer for Juventus Avanza of Redwood City, Calif., winners of the 2014 Nor Cal State Cup Championship.
Coach Hanson on Matthews: "Morgan is extremely quick. The quickness that she possesses gives her a natural knack for finding the back of the net."
|GK | 5'7 | Fr. | Corona, Calif. (Santiago HS)|
Simoneau posted 13 shutouts during her junior year and continues to add to her career total in her senior season at Santiago High School in Corona, Calif. (Coach Mike Fleming) The goalkeeper was named a second-team All-C.I.F. Southern Section Division II award winner in 2014 and is in her second season as a team captain for one of MaxPreps' top-100 ranked high school programs in the country the last three seasons. Simoneau plays club soccer for Legends FC in Chino, Calif. She was the goalkeeper for the 2012 U-15 team that won the National Youth Soccer Championship in South Carolina.
Coach Hanson on Simoneau: "Paige has been a proven goalkeeper at Santiago and at the elite club level for Legends FC. She will be ready to come in and make an impact."