June 9, 2011

Pincince Announces Eight Member Class of 2015

PROVIDENCE, RI – Brown women's soccer coach Phil Pincince has announced the eight players who will be joining the Bears as part of the Class of 2015 this fall. The group includes a goalie, two backs, two midfielders, two forwards, and one forward/midfielder and represents six different states.

"This 2011 recruiting class will complement our 19 returning players in ability and character," said Pincince. "I am excited to welcome them to Brown and Brown soccer on August 18th."

Kirsten Belinsky
Hometown:
Los Altos, CA
High School:
Mountain View
Club Team:
De Anza Force
Position:
Midfield

  • Four-year starter at Mountain View HS, helping to lead team to its first-ever League Championship
  • Named League Senior of the Year
  • Two-time Team Captain
  • First Team Mercury News & Palo Alto Daily News Player of the Year

Jenn Casey
Hometown:
St. Petersburg, FL
High School:
Shorecrest Prep
Club Team:
Clearwater Soccer Club
Position:
Forward

  • Team captain for Shorecrest Prep
  • Over 130 career goals, finishing as county leading goal scorer in 2 years
  • Three-time Team MVP
  • Four-Time All-Conference
  • Three-Time All-Conference in track & field

Briel Crespi
Hometown:
Berkley, MA
High School:
The Pendleton School (FL)
Club Team:
IMG Academy
Position:
Forward/Midfield

  • 2008 National Championship Series & Region I Champions with Scorpions Soccer Club – U16 Elite
  • 2008 Massachusetts State Championship with Scorpions

Chloe Cross
Hometown:
Seattle, WA
High School:
The Bush School
Club Team:
Seattle United FC (Emerald City FC)
Position:
Forward

  • Four-year starter at the Bush School
  • 108 career goals, including 34 during senior year leading The Bush School to its first-ever State Championship in any team sport
  • 1A All-State MVP

Annie Gillen
Hometown:
San Clemente, CA
High School:
Santa Margarita Catholic
Club Team:
Slammers Soccer Club
Position:
Back

  • Most Valuable Defender for Santa Margarita Catholic as a junior
  • Academic Athlete Award for both track & soccer

Josette LaRochelle
Hometown:
Milton, MA
High School:
Milton Academy
Club Team:
Scorpion SC
Position:
Back

  • Two-year starter at Milton Academy, helping to lead team to New England Semifinals
  • Captain of both swimming & soccer teams as a senior
  • Three-time First Team All-ISL
  • Team MVP as a sophomore

Allie Reilly
Hometown:
Lawrenceville, NJ
High School: Princeton Day School
Club Team:
Match Fit Chelsea FC
Position:
Midfield

  • Four-year member of NJ State ODP team
  • Varsity letter winner in both soccer & cross country at Princeton Day School

Mallory Yant
Hometown:
Fenton, MO
High School:
Ursuline Academy
Club Team:
JB Marine SC
Position:
Goalie

  • 2010 All-Conference, helping to lead Ursuline Academy to 2010 District Championship
  • 2011 Team Captain, helping to lead Ursuline Academy to State Championship Game
  • Two-time All-District, All-Conference, and All-Region for softball