The 2021 statewide women’s soccer team includes 27 players from Section 4
Elmira Notre Dame junior goaltender Shannon Maloney was one of four selections for the New York State Women’s Soccer Team Section 4 First Team Selections for the New York State Women’s Soccer Team. season 2021.
Maloney helped the Crusaders claim the Class C Section 4 title with a 1-0 victory over Lansing and recorded another shutout in a 1-0 win over Sauquoit Valley in the state quarterfinals.
She was joined in the All-State Class C First Team by Lansing main defender Ashley Bell.
The other Section 4 first-team picks belonged to Class D: Schenevus junior striker Angelina Competiello and Franklin seventh-year forward Shannon Kingsbury.
Twenty-seven players from Section 4 have been named from all states. The team was edited by NYSSCOGS editor-in-chief Perry L. Novak, assisted by a selection committee.
Elmira’s junior attacker Emily Hanrahan was selected in the Fourth Team after leading the Express to a Section 4 title.
Ithaca senior midfielder Lucy Getzin was a seventh-team pick.
The Class AA player of the year was Lia Howard of Section 8 at Massapequa. Bruce Stegner of Massapequa was named Class AA Coach of the Year.
Maine-Endwell junior defender Kaetlyn L’Amoreaux was selected in the second class A team.
Vestal first-year midfielder Ava Schmidt was a fourth-team pick after helping the Golden Bears to the Section 4 championship.
Section 3’s Alison Falvo of New Hartford was named Class A Player of the Year. Class A Coach of the Year honors went to Frank DuRoss Jr. of New Hartford.
State quarterfinalist Chenango Valley had two all-state picks. Junior midfielder Nadia Wojcik was chosen from the second team and junior midfielder Aubrey Marroquin was chosen from the third team.
Second-year Olowo Free Academy midfielder Erin McDonald was a fourth-team pick, and Olowo’s senior striker Carmen Jorgensen was called a fifth-team pick. Owego was a Section 4 co-champion, but Chenango Valley qualified for the state tournament in a shootout after the teams tied for scoreless in the section final.
Oneonta’s second-year midfielder Veronica Madej was a sixth-team selection.
Sarah Woods of Lewiston-Porter of Section 6 was named Class B Player of the Year and Don Cupertino of Bronxville of Section 1 was named Class B Coach of the Year.
Elmira Notre Dame had two other all-state caps among sisters Amanda Simpson and Rachael Simpson, who make up half of the quadruplets. Amanda, a senior defender, was selected in the third team in class C. Rachael, a senior midfielder, was selected in the fourth team.
Delhi senior goalkeeper Sylvia Liddle was a third-team pick.
Also from Lansing, junior midfielder Ava Wilder and junior attacker Lulani Haslinger were fourth-team selections.
The fifth-team picks were Unatego senior midfielder Anabel Rommer and Oxford senior striker Kaylin Tefft.
Shae O’Rourke of Lancaster St. Mary’s Catholic School was named Class C Player of the Year. Lindsey Douglas, who guided Section 7 AuSable Valley to a semifinal victory over Notre Dame and the State title, was named Class C Coach of the Year.
Other all-state picks in Section 4 of Class D included junior striker Schenevus Taylor Knapp, a second-team pick.
Third team honors went to Marathon Delta Barber senior midfielder and Franklin senior midfielder Kayla Campbell.
The fourth team was selected for Marathon senior defender / midfielder Brooke Tillotson, Odessa-Montour junior attack Hannah Nolan, Schenevus freshman Lily Competiello and Roxbury Myah senior midfielder. Johnston.