FC Wisconsin Alums Competing in College Programs Across the Country

First College Update of 2016 Season!

With over 40 alums playing college soccer across the US, and in every Division 1 program in Wisconsin, FC Wisconsin players are making a big imprint at the next stage of their career.

With over 40 alums playing college soccer across the US, and in every Division 1 program in Wisconsin, FC Wisconsin players are making a big imprint when they move to the next stage of their career.  FC Wisconsin's long-term athletic development philosophy is designed to help every every player maximize their potential in a holistic developmental environment that opens doors to college soccer.  Read about how our alums are making a difference in the college game this season:

UW- Madison:

The Badgers earned a 1-0 victory in double OT against South Dakota State on Friday night (9/9/16). FC Wisconsin alums Payton Wesley, Dani Rhodes, Steph Fabry, and Holly Heckendorf  contributed on the field in the exciting win – which also marked 100 wins for head coach, Paula Wilkins!


The Panthers have had a great start to the season against tough competition and a 3-2-2 record going into next week. Erin Corrigan and Cassidy Blanchard helped the team to two big wins against Akron and Northern Illinois State and both played to a 1-1 draw against Marquette over the weekend


The Golden Eagles start their season with a 2-4-2 record with two wins against Michigan and Illinois State.  Caroline Fink and Ali Jacobson have both given significant minutes for the Eagles and look forward to return home for the Marquette Invitational next weekend.


Northwestern closed their non-conference schedule with an impressive 7-0-0 record and 3 points again Marquette. Mary Erikson’s free kick was the difference in the game, her cross was met at the far post and the goal would be the winning goal of the game!


Mary Elizabeth Bender and the sixth-ranked Blue Devils concluded the non-conference portion of its schedule Sunday evening with a 4-1 victory over High Point (3-4-1).

Cardinal Stritch:

Jamie Karch and Katie Golabowski both started in a 3-1 win over Nebraska Wesleyan University and Karch contributed with a goal in the second half to secure the win. The team record is 2-2 thus far as they look forward to Calumet College of St. Joseph on 9/17 at home!

Florida Gulf Coast University:

Elyse Hansen and the FGCU were thrilled with their performance in a 1-0 result against Miami over the weekend. The 1-0 win marked the second victory over Miami in program history.  FGCU is now 3-3 on the season!

Brandeis University:

Brandeis University women's soccer team had their fifth consecutive shutout to start the season against UMass in a 3-0 victory. Haley Prudent contributed on the field to help to team on their winning streak!

University of Rochester:

The Yellowjackets fell short in a 0-1 game against Union after giving up an early goal. Christina Feller played in the tight match and helped create chances but they were unable to capitalize! Rochester is now 2-2 overall.


Mary Dewalt and the Pioneers wrapped up the Colorado Cup with a 1-0 win over Northern Colorado and a 2-0 loss against Hawaii over the weekend.

Florida Atlantic:

The Florida Atlantic University women's soccer team gave up an unfortunate goal off of a corner kick on the road Sunday afternoon against Southeast Missouri State, 1-0.  Maddie Pung and the Owls hold a record of 3-4-2 and will hope to improve that at home next weekend!

UW Green Bay:

Mara Pfeilstifter played significant minutes in a tough game against South Dakota State to wrap up their nonconference schedule. The Phoenix are 0-6-1 and hope to improve results in the Horizon League.


The MIT women's soccer team and Lilly Mueller finished the 2016 Engineering Cup after defeating Vassar College, 2-1 and will head home to Cambridge for a Tuesday game against Roger Williams University.

Oklahoma State:

Oklahoma State wrapped up a winning weekend Sunday afternoon with a 5-0 triumph over UTSA at the Cowgirl Soccer Complex. Michela Ongaro contributed a shutout in goal, which marked the Cowgirls' second clean sheet of the weekend and third of the season.

Case Western Reserve University:

Gabby Kiefer contributed as Case Western's topped the Allegheny College Gators 3-1 on Saturday afternoon. The Spartans remain unbeaten on the year with the victory, improving to 3-0-1 overall, including a 2-0-0 mark in home games. 

University of Indianapolis:

Amy Wilson and the University of Indianapolis (2-2-0) lost a close 3-2 match in overtime against Missouri S&T. The team will head back home to host William Jewel College this coming Friday.

Western Illinois University:

The Western Illinois Fighting Leathernecks women's soccer team played North Dakota to a 0-0 tie in double overtime on Friday (Sept. 9). Emma Keckeisen contributed off the bench to help her team continue to create chances but they were unable to grab the win.


Northeastern women's soccer team (3-4-1) experienced a  heartbreaking 2-1 loss on Sunday in double OT against Boston College after being up a goal until the last few minutes of regulation. Mollie Rosen and the Huskies will play rivals Boston University on Thursday night.

Illinios State:

Freshman Kate Del Fava has played in all 8 games for Illinois State and started 7 of them. She earned her first collegiate goal against Green Bay on 9/4 in the 2-0 victory and started over the weekend as the Redbirds slid past North Dakota in a 2-0 win.

University of St.Thomas:

For the second consecutive game, the St. Thomas women's soccer team went to double overtime and were able to find the net! The exciting 1-0 victory on Monday night was against the University of Texas-DallasMackenzie Oconnel and the Tommies get a 2 week rest period and then take on UW-River Falls at home!

Southern Methodist University:

SMU women's soccer was dominant in the 6-1 victory over Abilene Christian Sunday night at Westcott Field. Freshman Jessica Cooley started and earned two assists in the game! Cooley has played significant minutes in every match thus far for the Mustangs.

Wright State University:

Freshman Kat Schmidt contributed off the bench for Wright State University against Belmont. The close game resulted in a 2-1 result in favor of Belmont.

Valparaiso University:

The Valparaiso University women’s soccer team defeated the Fort Wayne Mastodons, 2-0, in a rain-filled evening on Brown Field Friday night. Adi Johnson started for the Crusaders.

Northern Illinois University:

The NIU defense held Baylor University scoreless for 87 minutes, but unfortunately fell 1-0 at the end of regulation. Jackie Wandt contributed off the bench in the tight game. The Huskies return home to play Illinois State next weekend.

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