Varsity Girls' Soccer



Overview


The Varsity Girls’ Soccer team won its fourth consecutive NCISAA Championship in 2018. The Hawks were also CISAA Conference champs and finished the season with a record of 17-1-1.

Schedule


Opponent Date Time Advantage Details Score Status
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Marvin Ridge High School
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Ardrey Kell High School
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Greensboro Day School
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Wesleyan Christian Academy
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Davidson Day School
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Charlotte Catholic High School
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Weddington High School
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North Raleigh Christian Academy
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Covenant Day School
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Durham Academy
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Charlotte Country Day School
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Providence Day School
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John T. Hoggard High School
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Charlotte Christian School
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Cannon School
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Covenant Day School
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Charlotte Country Day School
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Providence Day School
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Charlotte Christian School
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Cox Mill High School
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Cannon School
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Roster


# Name Position Grade
0 Anna Barnhardt Keeper 11
1 Paige Nurkin Keeper 11
2 Brooke Norman Defender 11
6 Sophie Bellavia Forward 11
7 Sully Williams Defender 12
9 Megan Tomlin Forward 12
10 Caroline Juckett Defender 12
13 Sarah Watson Forward 11
14 Katie Sanger Midfield 10
15 Anna Calloway Forward 12
16 Catalina Erwin Forward 11
17 Tyler Michelle Neltner-Devine Defender 10
19 Molly Kennelly Forward 12
20 Elizabeth Hunter Midfield 10
21 Olivia Lowe Defender 12
22 Mary Gale Godwin Forward 10
23 Sutton Orndorff Midfield 12
24 Kendall Slayton Midfield 11

Coaches


  • Head Coach
    Coach Horton

    Lee Horton has been coaching the varsity boys’ and girls’ soccer teams since August 1985. He has 19 NCISAA titles to his credit (7 with boys’ teams and 12 with girls’ teams), including the last four consecutive girls’ championships. Horton was inducted into the United Soccer League’s Women’s Hall of Fame in 2011, the North Carolina Soccer Hall of Fame in 2007 and the Ravenscroft Hall of Fame in 1997. He was the Hawkspys Coach of the Year in 2005 & 2010 and was selected by US Soccer as the National Coach of the Year for High School Girls (private/parochial) in 2017. Horton has also taught P.E. classes for Latin since 1985.

  • Assistant Coach
    Kyle Searles
    Coach Searles has been assisting the Hawks since 2016 and filled the head coach role for the Middle School Boys’ team in 2017. A stand-out player at Butler High School, Searles competed for Belmont Abbey College initially as a defensive back but later moved to the goalie position and finished his senior season in the top 25 nationally in save percentage. He works as the Director of Coaching for Weddington’s WCWAA soccer club and substitutes in Latin’s P.E. classes.
  • Paul Alt

    Paul Alt

    Coach Alt grew up in Charlotte and was an All-State soccer player for Providence High School. He went on to play at UNC-Greensboro and was part of their three-time conference championship team. After a 14-year career in the banking industry, Coach Alt is working toward a teaching degree at UNCC. He and his wife, Emily, have two children in the Lower School at Latin.

  • Volunteer Assistant Coach
    Nany Smith
    Smith was a part of the national championship soccer teams at UNC Chapel Hill in 1991 and 1992. She graduated in 1995 then went on to complete law school at UNC and now works as a partner with Moore & Van Allen. Coach Smith began assisting with the Hawks during the 2017 spring season and has two children attending Latin.

Achievements


CISAA Championships: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2018
NCISAA Championships: 1989, 1990, 1993, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

All-Conference

2018 – Claudia Dickey, Sutton Jones, Mary Elliott McCabe, Paige Nurkin (1st team); Anna Calloway, Julia Gass (2nd team)
2017 – Claudia Dickey, Sutton Jones, Mary Elliott McCabe, Emily Wise (1st team); Julia Gass, Ruthie Jones, Ellie Norman (2nd team)
2016 – Claudia Dickey, Mary Elliott McCabe, Kassie Nielsen, Emily Wise (1st team); Sutton Jones (2nd team)
2015 – Claudia Dickey, Mary Elliott McCabe, Abbe McCarter, Caroline Peters, Emily Wise, Perry Zolicoffer
2014 – Cannon Clough, Abbe McCarter, Caroline Peters, Emily Wise, Perry Zollicoffer
2013 – Cannon Clough, Ashley Finke, Lily Kelly, Caroline Peters, Perry Zollicoffer
2012 – Ashley Finke, Mia Kane, Caroline Kelly, Lily Kelly, Amma Okwara
2011 – Cannon Clough, Ashley Finke, Sophie Hilliard, Amma Okwara, Katherine Peters
2010 – Ashley Finke, Anne Grigg, Kristin Horton, Cameron Johnson, McCallie Jones, McKay Kirkland
2009 – Anne Grigg, McCallie Jones, Morgan Holt, Kristin Horton, McKay Kirkland, Juliet Waller
2008 – Lisa Atlas, Anne Grigg, Kristin Horton, Merritt Johnson, McCallie Jones, McKay Kirkland, Juliet Waller

All-State

2018 – Claudia Dickey, Sutton Jones, Mary Elliott McCabe, Paige Nurkin
2017 – Claudia Dickey, Mary Elliott McCabe, Emily Wise
2016 – Claudia Dickey, Mary Elliott McCabe, Emily Wise
2015 – Abbe McCarter, Caroline Peters, Perry Zolicoffer
2014 – Cannon Clough
2013 – Cannon Clough, Ashley Finke
2012 – Ashley Finke, Amma Okwara
2011 – Ashley Finke, Katherine Peters
2010 – Kristin Horton, McCallie Jones
2009 – Kristin Horton, McCallie Jones, McKay Kirkland
2008 – Merritt Johnson, McCallie Jones

All-Region

2018 – Anna Calloway, Claudia Dickey, Julia Gass, Sutton Jones, Mary Elliott McCabe, Paige Nurkin
2017 – Claudia Dickey, Sutton Jones, Mary Elliott McCabe, Emily Wise (1st team); Julia Gass, Ruthie Jones, Ellie Norman (2nd team)
2016 – Claudia Dickey, Sutton Jones, Mary Elliott McCabe, Kassie Nielsen, Emily Wise (1st team); Julia Gass, Ellie Norman (2nd team)
2015 – Claudia Dickey, Mary Elliott McCabe, Abbe McCarter, Caroline Peters, Emily Wise, Perry Zollicoffer (1st team); Carrie Mittl (2nd team)
2014 – Cannon Clough, Caroline Peters, Emily Wise, Perry Zollicoffer

All-American

2018 – Mary Elliott McCabe, All-American and Scholar All-American
2017 – Claudia Dickey

Collegiate Commitments

2018 – Claudia Dickey, UNC Chapel Hill
2018 – Sutton Jones, University of South Carolina
2018 – Mary Elliott McCabe, UNC Chapel Hill
2017 – Emily Wise, Auburn University
2015 – Abbe McCarter, Emory University
2015 – Caroline Peters, Washington and Lee
2015 – Perry Zollicoffer, Davidson
2014 – Cannon Clough, UNCC
2013 – Ashley Finke, Davidson
2012 – Amma Okwara, MIT
2010 – Kristin Horton, Liberty University
2010 – McCallie Jones, College of Charleston
2010 – McKay Kirkland, University of Kentucky
2009 – Juliet Waller, Palm Beach Atlantic

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