Seacoast United players are hitting the fields this fall in full stride! Follow the updates here as we look to track their progress as they make an impact on their collegiate teams.
Jordan Misiri - 2014 Peach Belt Conference Freshman of the Year
Seacoast United Development Academy alumnus Jordan Misiri, a 5-8 newcomer from Concord, NH, played in 18 matches, earning 17 starts for University of South Carolina - Aiken. He netted five goals on the year, including a pair of game-winning tallies. In the second match of the season, Misiri scored the game-winning goal against King. He followed it up with the team’s first goal in the 2-1 win at Lenoir-Rhyne. Misiri notched scores in the wins over Queens, Lander and Georgia Southwestern.
Andre Simmond - 2nd Team All-Peach Belt Conference
Seacoast United Development Academy alumnus Andre Simmond, a 5-11 freshman midfielder from Manchester, NH, played in 16 matches, earning 12 starts for University of South Carolina - Aiken. He tallied 19 points on five goals and a team-high nine assists. Simmond netted both goals in the PBC Quarterfinal victory over UNC Pembroke earlier in the week. Simmond had a pair of multi-assist contests, coming in the wins over Pfeiffer and Coker. He tallied a goal and an assist in the wins over Belmont Abbey, Montevallo and Clayton State.
Austin Kimball - America East All-Rookie Team
Defender Austin Kimball was named to the America East All-Rookie team after completing his freshman season at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell. The Exeter, NH native was a strong part of the back line that helped preserve the team's shutouts with 18 appearances. Kimball added the game-winning goal against Binghamton during homecoming weekend.
5 Seacoast United Alumni Help UNH Capture 1st Ever Conference Title
Seacoast United Alumni Lily Radack, Kayli Igoe, Abby Short, Kristen O'Neil, and Danielle Tidd and the University of NH Wildcats advance to the NCAA tournament for the first time in the program's history with their first ever America East Conference Title. The Wildcats defeated Hartford by the score of 2-1 on Saturday. The team posted a 8-8-4 record overall this season, going 4-2-2 in conference play. Read more on the UNH website here.
Rachel Hill - American Athletic Conference Co-Offensive Player of the Year
Sophomore Rachel Hill (Rollinsford, NH) earned numerous accolades this fall after another standout season for the Huskies as they captured the American Athletic Conference title, defeating USF 3-2 in penalties after a scoreless draw. In addition to being named the Co-Offensive Player of the Year, Hill was a unanimous selection as First Team All-Conference. Leading the conference with 15 goals and three assists for 33 points, she is in the top-15 nationally for goals scored this season. Her four game-winning goals are 2nd in the league. Read more here.
Following conclusion of conference tournament play, Hill was also named Offensive Player of the Championship, where she scored a pair of game-winning goals.
Morgan Scores Game Winning Goal as Daniel Webster Captures NECC Championship
Senior Joey Morgan's (Windham, NH) 2nd half goal secured the title as Daniel Webster's Men's Soccer team earned its third tournament title in the program's history. Seacoast United alumni on the Daniel Webster roster include Morgan, Ian Hutchinson, Brad Hosey, Mark Hogan, Aaron Esparza, Cory Surette, and Austin Marshall. Read more here.
Frantzdy Pierrot - CAA Rookie of the Week
September 2nd, 2014
Seacoast United Development Academy alumnus Frantzdy Pierrot scored the game-winning goal for Northeastern University on Friday, August 29th in a 1-0 victory over the University of New Hampshire.
The freshman striker earned his first collegiate start as the Huskies defeated UNH for the first time since 2003. The goal was scored in the 39th minute off a header served in via a corner kick. Pierrot played all 90 minutes and had a game-high 5 shots, 2 on goal.
Zach Hill - Air Force Academy
Junior Zach Hill (Somersworth NH) scored his first Division I goal for the US Air Force Academy, which proved to be the game winner in a 2-1 comeback victory over #24 Cal State University Northridge. Hill played in both of the Falcons' games during opening weekend. The goal vs. Cal State Northridge came in the 50th minute from approximately 8 yards out.
Zach Hill scored the only goal in the September 21st matchup between #33 Air Force and Sacramento State to extend the Falcons unbeaten streak to 7 games. The goal came in the 85th minute and Air Force improves to a record of 4-0-3.
Rachel Hill - University of Connecticut
September 18th, 2014
Sophomore striker Rachel Hill scored both goals for the Huskies in their 3-2 loss to #5 Florida State last week. Hill now has 11 goals in 9 games, and is currently the leading scorer in the nation for NCAA Division I Women's Soccer in games played through September 18th.