Women’s Soccer Signs 12 for 2016 Season

FHSU Sports Information Department

2016 FHSU Women’s Soccer Signees

HAYS, Kan. – Fort Hays State women’s soccer coach Craig Shaw announced the signing of 12 student-athletes for the 2016 season. Ten of the newcomers are true freshmen and two are junior college transfers. The class looks to help build on two consecutive winning seasons in which the Tigers finished among the top four teams in the MIAA.

Five states and the country of Australia are represented by this year’s signing class. Five of the recruits are from Colorado, while there are two each from the states of Kansas and Missouri. The Tigers also gain one player each from the states of Texas and Wisconsin, and one player from Australia.

The ten that have committed to the Tigers from the prep ranks are Carrie Brick, Alex Franks, Ashley Garrison, Bayly Herman, Catalina Hernandez, Darby Hirsch, Darian Malone, Jordyn Perry, Shayla Podlena, and Kylie Thomas. Junior transfers incoming include Thalya Dwyer and Eden Stoddard.

Carrie Brick
Freshman, Defender
Waukesha, Wisc.
Waukesha West HS
Club: Madison Wisconsin Rush

Thalya Dwyer
Junior, Forward/Midfielder
Littleton, Colo.
Otero (Colo.) JC
Club: Real Colorado ECNL

Alexa Franks
Freshman, Forward
St. Joseph, Mo.
Central HS
Club: Kansas City Premier FC

Ashley Garrison
Freshman, Defender
Pueblo, Colo.
Centennial HS
Club: Pride Predators

Bayly Herman
Freshman, Forward
Lyons, Colo.
Silver Creek HS
Club: FC Boulder

Catalina Hernandez
Freshman, Forward
Colorado Springs, Colo.
The Classical Academy
Club: Corinthians

Darby Hirsch
Freshman, Forward
Topeka, Kan.
Washburn Rural HS
Club: Kansas City Premier FC

Darian Malone
Freshman, Midfielder
Independence, Mo.
Raytown HS
Club: KC United Rangers

Jordyn Perry
Freshman, Defender
Wylie, Texas
Wylie East HS
Club: Sting Royal ’97

Shayla Podlena
Freshman, Defender
Topeka, Kan.
Topeka Seaman HS
Club: Kansas City Premier FC

Eden Stoddard
Junior, Midfielder/Forward
Young, Australia
Laramie County (Wyo.) CC
Club: Canberra Football Club

Kylie Thomas
Freshman, Midfielder
Broomfield, Colo.
Legacy HS
Club: Broomfield Blast

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