The quasi dark side of RBNY fandom.
Thursday marked the date of the NWSL (National Women’s Soccer League) supplemental draft. It consisted of six rounds, with each team constructing a list of their first 8-10 choices. Both international and domestic players were up for grabs, but each team was limited to only two international players. Sky Blue had the sixth pick in each round. Check out the newest additions to New Jersey after the jump.
1. Katy Frierson, Midfielder
Katy is an alumni of Auburn University, where she lead her team with 31 career goals, 42 assists, 104 points, and 11 game-winning goals. She is a four-time SEC First Team selection and two-time All-American selection. Her national team experience includes time on the U-20 and U-23 teams. She was the second WPS draft pick for the Atlanta Beat in 2012 before the league folded.
2. Brittany Cameron, Goalkeeper
Cameron has re-joined Sky Blue after playing with us overseas last year in Japan. In addition, she has three years under her belt in the WPS. She played 2 seasons with FC Gold Pride (formerly Los Angeles Sol) and won the 2011 championship with the Western New York Flash. Cameron attended the University of San Diego where she earned the West Coast Conference defender of the year award. She had a goals against average of 0.75 and earned 9 career shutouts.
3. Coco Goodson, Midfielder, Defender, Forward
Goodson transferred from the University of Texas to UC-Irvine and led her team to two NCAA tournaments, the first in school history. She was the 12th-overall WPS draft pick for the Philadelphia Independence in 2012. She is currently playing with FC Twente in the Netherlands.
4. Meghan Lenczyk, Forward
Lenczyk attended the University of Virginia where she earned 36 goals, 85 career points, and 12 game-winning goals. In her last two seasons she was named to the Virginia Nike Soccer Classic All-Tournament Team. She started all 22 games in her final season and was named to the ACC All-Academic Team. In 2011 she played for the Atlanta Beat with 9 starts, two goals, and one assist on the season.
5. Kandace Wilson, Defender
Wilson held her collegiate career at Cal State Fullerton where she was a three-time All-Big West Conference Team selection. She was drafted 13th overall by FC Gold Pride in 2008 before suffering a season-ending hip injury. In 2011, she played with the Western New York Flash where she helped lead the team to a national championship.
6. Allison Falk, Defender
Falk is best known for scoring the first goal in WPS history with the LA Sol. She also scored the first goal in Philadelphia Independence history in her second WPS season. In 2010, she was named a WPS All-Star and was a finalist for defender of the year.