Ahr, Allaeddini, Damian, Minissian, Smith earn honorable mention; Allaeddini also selected to all-freshman team
Stretch run starts Friday with a 3 p.m. home match against the 49ers
UC Irvine and UC Riverside will visit Aggie Soccer Field on Thursday and Sunday respectively
UC Davis will host Cal State Fullerton in Thursday’s Big West home opener before ending the weekend Sunday evening at Hawai’i
Battle for the conference crown begins Friday evening in Northridge
2014: ALL-BIG WEST CONFERENCE HONORABLE MENTION... Tied for No. 2 in the Big West Conference with six shutouts... Ranked No. 3 in the conference in saves (73)... Finished No. 5 among all conference keepers in shutouts per game (0.32), saves per game (3.84) and goals against average (1.20)... Ended the season ranked No. 6 in save percentage (.753)... Recorded a season-high nine saves vs. Utah (9/14) and at Cal Poly (10/10)... Finished the season with six shutouts: at Sacramento State (8/22), vs. San Jose State (8/29), Quinnipiac (8/31), Pacific (9/27), UC Riverside (10/2) and at Cal Poly (10/10).
2013: Ended the season with Big West rankings of: No. 2 in saves (85) and saves per game (4.72), No. 4 in save percentage (.780), No. 5 in shutouts (5), shutouts per game (0.28) and No. 6 in goals against average (1.26)... Named Big West Defensive Player of the Week on Aug. 26... Named a starter in all 18 games... Her 12 saves against Texas Tech (9/20) in the Aggies' inaugural game at the Jack in the Box Classic (Albuquerque, N.M.) was a career high... Also recorded double-digit saves against Cal (9/8) at the University of San Francisco Tournament... Earned consecutive shutouts at New Mexico (9/22) and Pacific (9/27).
2012: Started all but one of her 19 games played... Allowed only 21 goals... Ended her sophomore season with a 1.09 GAA and 84 saves as the Aggies' primary netminder... Recorded a season-high eight saves on two occasions--against CSU Bakersfield (9/16) and at UC Santa Barbara (9/28)... Earned the team's only shutout in a scoreless draw at Sacramento State (8/24)... Stopped both penalty kicks faced.
2011: Made lone appearance in Aggies' 5-2 win at San Jose State, playing eight minutes.
SANTIAGO HS '11: Posted 22 shutouts (16 as a junior), earning first-team All-Area honors... Won team's Scholar-Athlete award for highest GPA... Helped team to three straight Southern Section playoff berths, including title game in 2009-10... Collected 101 saves with just eight goals against as a junior... Played club ball for Slammers FC (Newport Beach, Calif.), boosting team to Coast Soccer League and State Cup championships.
PERSONAL: Born in Fullerton, Calif.... Majoring in managerial economics... Parents are Michael a MaryAnn Jern... Less known is that she played three years of varsity golf at SHS... Best athletes she has faced were from the Elite Clubs National League in North Carolina.
Transfers bring added depth, experience to program
Monet Kunz signs NLI with UC Davis
Coach Kaufman's staff