Pincince Announces Class of 2016

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 2016 this fall. The group includes three backs, three midfielders, and two forward, and represents six different states, including Rhode Island.

"This 2012 recruiting is a fast, strong, athletic class with the right character for our program," said Pincince. "This class will compete, challenge, and assist our team quest for Ivy Championship #13."

Charlotte Beach
Hometown:
New Haven, Connecticut
High School:
Wilbur Cross
Club Team:
CFC United
Position:
Midfield

  • Two-time captain at Wilbur Cross & four-time captain for CFC United
  • Named MVP at Wilbur Cross as both a junior and a senior
  • Helped lead Wilbur Cross to three trips to the High School State Tournament
  • Named All-Oronoque three years in a row, earning All-State and All-Area honors as a senior
  • Named Greater New Haven Soccer Officials Association Outstanding Female Player as a senior
  • Helped to lead CFC United to a State Cup Championship as a sophomore and junior
  • Class Salutatorian
  • Member of National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society

Jillian DeSimone
Hometown:
Lincoln, Rhode Island
High School:
Lincoln High School
Club Team:
New England Wave
Position:
Forward/Midfield

  • Four-year starter for both soccer and lacrosse teams at Lincoln High School
  • Two-time captain for her soccer team
  • Named 1st Team All-State in 2011 and All-State in 2010 for soccer
  • Helped to lead Lincoln to a Division Championship in both 2010 and 2011 and back-to-back appearances in the State Championship
  • Led the state of Rhode Island in scoring for lacrosse as a junior in 2011, earning All-State honors
  • Member of National Honor Society
  • Sister, Jessica, is on the women's tennis team at Holy Cross

Michelle Jolson
Hometown:
Wyoming, Ohio
High School:
Wyoming High School
Club Team:
Cincinnati United Premier
Position:
Forward/Midfield

  • Four-year starter and two-time captain for the soccer team at Wyoming High School
  • NSCAA All-Region IV American Team as a senior
  • First Team All-Ohio and Cincinnati Hills League Player of the Year as a senior
  • Three-time First Team All-Southwest Ohio
  • Four-time All-CHL, including three First Team selections
  • Member of National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society
  • Mother, Julie, played soccer at Brown, while father, Robert, played baseball at Brown; Grandfather, Wesley Roth, is also a Brown graduate and former member of the baseball team

Erin Katz
Hometown:
Montgomery, Alabama
High School:
The Montgomery Academy
Club Team:
Birmingham United Soccer Association
Position:
Midfield

  • Three-year starter at Montgomery Academy
  • Montgomery All-Metro Team in 2008, 2009, and 2011
  • Helped to lead Montgomery Academy to the 2011 3A State Championship
  • Named 2011 Montgomery All-Metro Player of the Year
  • Led the team with 26 goals and 17 assists in 2011
  • School record holder in the Javelin and 2011 3A State Champion in cross country
  • Four-year high honor roll student
  • Cum Laude Society inductee

MacKenzie Kligmann
Hometown:
Weston, Florida
High School:
St. Thomas Aquinas
Club Team:
Weston Fury Premier
Position:
Midfield/Back

  • Four-year starter and 2012 captain at St. Thomas Aquinas
  • Helped to lead St. Thomas Aquinas to 2011 State Championship and 2011 ESPN National Championship
  • Named Sun Sentinel and Miami Herald All-County in both 2010 and 2011
  • Named defense MVP in both 2010 and 2011
  • Recipient of Freshman Award in 2009
  • District Champions all four years of high school
  • National Honor Society & Spanish National Honor Society member

Anne Moody
Hometown:
Rancho Palos Verdes, California
High School:
Palos Verdes Peninsula
Club Team:
Palos Verdes Soccer Club
Position:
Back/Midfield

  • Four-year starter at Palos Verdes Peninsula
  • Captain as a senior, finishing with 14 goals and 8 assists
  • First Team All-Area in 2012
  • Named 1st Team All-Bay League in 2011 & Bay League Co-MVP in 2012
  • Helped to lead Palos Verdes Peninsula to the round of 64 at the CIF Division I Championship in 2009, and the round of 32 in 2011
  • National Merit Scholar and AP Scholar with Distinction
  • Member of National Honor Society
  • Older sister, Laura, is a rising senior on the soccer team at Johns Hopkins
  • Twin sister, Sarah, will also play soccer at Brown

Sarah Moody
Hometown:
Rancho Palos Verdes, California
High School:
Palos Verdes Peninsula
Club Team:
Palos Verdes Soccer Club
Position:
Back/Midfield

  • Four-year starter at Palos Verdes Peninsula
  • Captain as a senior, finishing with 13 goals and 10 assists
  • Named 2nd Team All-Bay League in 2011
  • 2nd Team All-Area in 2012
  • Named 1st Team All-Bay League and Bay League Co-MVP in 2012
  • Helped to lead Palos Verdes Peninsula to the round of 64 at the CIF Division I Championship in 2009, and the round of 32 in 2011
  • National Merit Commended Student & AP Scholar
  • Member of National Honor Society, Science Honor Society, and Spanish Honor Society
  • Older sister, Laura, is a rising senior on the soccer team at Johns Hopkins
  • Twin sister, Anne will also play soccer at Brown

Hogan Vivier
Hometown:
Cumberland, Rhode Island
High School:
Wheeler School
Club Team:
New England Wave
Position:
Back

  • Four-year member of the soccer team at Wheeler
  • Three-time First Team All-SENE selection
  • Providence Journal All-State honoree
  • Helped to lead Wheeler to four straight SENE Championships and two appearances in the NEPSAC Finals
  • Named to the NEPSAC All-Star team
  • Father, Patrick, and mother, Guadalupe, are both 1985 graduates of Brown