AMERICUS, Ga. -- Head coach Enrique Rodriguez and the Georgia Southwestern State University women's soccer program has inked five recruits to its 2018 class on National Signing Day.
"This class is the beginning of the new era at GSW," head coach Enrique Rodriguez said. "We put a special emphasis on technique, teamwork and commitment. This class will help add more athleticism to our program and build a stronger foundation for us to compete in the Peach Belt Conference."
MF | Suwanee, Ga. | Lambert High School | Club: UFA 99 Premier
High School: Region and State Champions 2017. Voted team MVP, Captain senior year
Rodriguez - "Alisa is a dynamic midfielder who has great technical ability, peripheral vision of the field and will help us improve our ability to finish in the final third."
D | Marietta, Ga. | George Walton High School | Club: NTH Tophat 99 Navy - SRPL
High School: Voted Most Valuable Defender (2x). 7A GHSA Final Four
Rodriguez - "Shyla is an outstanding athlete and team player who will be able to come in and help us establish a strong defensive system."
F | Araras, Brazil | Freedom High School (Orlando, Fla.) | Club: Orlando City ECNL
High School: First Team All-Orange Belt Conference. Voted Offensive MVP
Rodriguez - "Eduarda is a player who possesses outstanding soccer IQ and we will benefit from her bringing us several different looks up front.
GK | Kathleen, Ga. | Veterans High School | Club: Southern Alliance Futbol
High School: First Team All-Region, First Team All-Area, DiVarsity First Team All-State
Rodriguez - "Victoria is a responsible goalkeeper who will give us a great sense of security in front of the goal."
D | Jacksonville, Fla. | Creekside High School | Club: 99/00 Girls Florida Elite Composite
High School: State Runner-Up 2016. Honor Roll student
Rodriguez - "Ashlyn is an athletic, strong defender who is very good in 1v1 situations. She will give us more depth on the back line."