Dynamic Duos (2012 top scoring combos)

UPDATED: NOV. 13, 2012          Contact: Pete LaFleur  (editor@collegesoccer360.com)

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As in past seasons, College Soccer 360 presents its "Dynamic Duos" feature, showcasing Division I women's teams that have multiple double-digit goalscorers – now updated to include goalscoring from the first round of the 2012 NCAA tournament. 

Penn State and Dayton so far are the only teams that have boasted three players with double-digit goals (listed below), while Duke, Boston College and Boston College each are close to that triple distinction and still playing. In 2011, Dayton was the only DI women's soccer team with three double-digit goalscorers, while Penn State had two players with 10-plus goals in 2011. 

Penn State's Christine Nairn (14; right) combines with teammates
Maya Hayes (13) and Mallory Weber (11) to make PSU one of two
DI women's soccer teams with three double-digit goalscorers in 2012.

Duke had two double-digit goalscorers in 2011 (Kelly Cobb & Kaitlin Kerr) and has two different players who have eclipsed the 10-goal mark in 2012 (Laura Weinberg & Kim DeCesare). Two other teams – Virginia and Texas A&M – are on the verge of joining Duke, Penn State & Dayton in having multiple double-digit goalscorers for the second straight season. 

As of Nov. 13, there now are 15 teams (out of 300-plus) that have featured multiple double-digit goalscorers, with most earning that distinction over the past couple weeks (including Boston College and Georgetown during the NCAA first round). Eight of these teams still are competing in the 2012 NCAAs (second round). 

There also are eight teams (likewise listed below) that are close to joining the Dynamic Duos list (within 1-2 goals).

This page will be expanded soon to include info. and links on the players, along with headshots, action photos, etc.

CLICK HERE for a sample of complete Dynamic Duos page (w/ player info. and photos) from late in the 2010 season. 
Click Here for 2011 Dynamic Duos.

All research is courtesy of College Soccer 360 (please credit acordingly)


DYNAMIC DUOS (2012 teammates with double-digit goals … as of Nov. 12, 2012)

Players from teams in the second round of 2012 NCAA tournament ...

• PENN STATE – Christine Nairn (14) … Maya Hayes (13) … Mallory Weber (11)
… joins Dayton (see below) as only teams currently with three double-digit goalscorers
… in 2011, Hayes had 31 goals and Taylor Schram (current PSU jr.) scored 12

• DUKE – Laura Weinberg (15) … Kim DeCesare (12) … also Kaitlin Kerr (8)
… in 2011, current Duke jr. Kaitlyn Kerr & current so. Kelly Cobb both scored 11 goals

• DENVER – Kristen Hamilton (14) … Kaitlin Bast (12) 

• MIAMI OHIO– Jess Kodiak (12) … Kelsey Dinges (11) 
… also Kayla Zakrzewski, Haley Walter & Katy Dolesh (9 each) 

• MARYLAND – Hayley Brock (12) … Becky Kaplan (11)

• PRINCETON – Jen Hoy (18) … Lauren Lazo (10)  

 GEORGETOWN – Daphne Corboz (17) … Kaitlin Brenn (10) … also Colleen Dinn (8)

 BOSTON COLLEGE – Kristen Mewis (14) … Stephanie McCaffery (10) … also McKenzie Meehan (9)


Players from teams that lost in the first round of the 2012 NCAA tournament
 (season over) 

• COLGATE – Jillian Kinter (14) … Catherine Williams (11) 

• HOFSTRA – Leah Galton (11) … Sam Scolarici (10)  

• PEPPERDINE – Anisa Guajardo (10) … Amanda LeCave (10)  

 

Players from teams not playing in the 2012 NCAA tournament (season over) ...

 DAYTON – Colleen Williams (17) ... Juliana Libertin (12) … Ashley Campbell (12)
… joins Penn State (see above) as only teams currently with three double-digit goalscorers
… in 2011, Dayton was the only team w/ three double-digit goalscorers (Williams 16, Kelsey Smigel 13 & Libertin 10)

• MISSISSIPPI – Mandy McCalla (13) … Rafaelle Souza (13)

• LAMAR – Kimmy Albeno (12) … Kristin Bos (11)  

• NAVY – Morgan Dankanich (10) … Ashlynn Soellner (10) 

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 These eight teams still playing in the NCAAs are close to having multiple double-digit goalscorers (within 1-2 goals):

• VIRGINIA – Caroline Miller (17) … Makenzy Doniak (9)
… in 2011, Miller had 15 goals and current UVa so. Morgan Brian scored 11

 TEXAS A&M – Annie Kunz (12) ... Kelly Monogue (9)
… in 2011, Monogue had 19 goals & Kunz scored 14

 BAYLOR – Dana Larsen (10) … Lisa Sliwinski (9) … Hanna Gilmore (7)

 UCLA – Zakiya Bywaters (13) … Taylor Smith (8)

 CENTRAL FLORIDA – Nicolette Radovic (12) … Jennifer Martin (8) … Tishia Jewell & Kristina Trujic (7)

 PORTLAND – Amanda Frisbie (12) … Kaila Cameli (8)

 TEXAS TECH – Janine Beckie (12) … Paige Strahan (8)

 FLORIDA STATE – Tiffany McCarty (12) … Dagny Brynjarsdottir (8)

editor@collegesoccer360.com