MEDIA, Pa. -- Fourteen recruited student-athletes will join the Penn State Brandywine women's soccer team this fall as second-year head coach Elise Pratt announced the Lions' class of 2023 on Tuesday.
Brandywine is coming off the most successful season during its short, four-year history after finishing the year as the runner-up at the United States Collegiate Athletic Association National Championship. Entering 2019, Brandywine has also won 27-straight matches against conference opponents and three consecutive Penn State University Athletic Conference championships.
Below is a look at Brandywine's 14 newcomers:
Newark, Del. | Alexis I. DuPont High School
A four-year member of the Alexis I. DuPont soccer team, Bernens earned Second Team All-Blue Hen Conference as a senior. She was a three-year team captain.
Folcroft, Pa. | Academy Park High School
Combs competed in both varsity soccer and track at Academy Park High School.
Aston, Pa. | Sun Valley High School
A four-sport athlete at Sun Valley High School, DiBernardino earned two varsity letters in soccer and track and field. An honor roll student, she also played one year of lacrosse and one season of softball.
Carteret, N.J. | Carteret High School
Dorvilma played varsity soccer at Carteret High School in New Jersey where she was named team MVP and received the Benjamin Zusman Sportsmanship Award. Dorvilma was also the school's nominee for New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association Woman of the Year.
Allen, Texas | Allen High School
Gostanian comes to Brandywine all of the way from Texas where she has 12 years of soccer playing experience.
Clifton Heights, Pa. | Upper Darby High School
Hanrahan earned four varsity soccer letters at Upper Darby High School. A team captain, she received the Coach's Award and was named team MVP as a senior. Hanrahan was also a distinguished honor roll student.
Galena, Md. | Kent County High School
Heavlow earned five varsity letters at Kent County High School, playing four years of varsity soccer and one season of varsity softball. She earned the Coach's Choice Award in soccer, while being named MVP of the softball team.
Dover, Del. | Dover High School
Perez comes to Brandywine following four years on the varsity soccer team at Dover High School. She received the fourth-year varsity award and was also named MVP of her club team.
Glen Mills, Pa. | Garnet Valley High School
Pun was member of the National Honor Society and Tri-M Honor Society at Garnet Valley. She competed for the cross country and track and field teams.
Philadelphia, Pa. | Mercy Career & Technical High School
Rutledge played soccer for four years at Mercy Career & Technical High School where she was a team captain.
Washington, D.C. | Academy of the Holy Cross
Voysest was a three-sport athlete at the Academy of the Holy Cross, competing on the soccer, softball and indoor track & field teams. She played her club soccer for D.C. Stoddert Soccer Club, which she helped to a No. 18 ranking in the state of Virginia after winning the Columbia Fall Classic and finishing as the runner up in the Columbia Invitational.
Philadelphia, Pa. | Abraham Lincoln High School
Whitmore spent her final two years of high school playing varsity soccer at Abraham Lincoln High School. Prior to that, she was named Public School Athletic League Player of the Month and Team MVP during the 2016 season when she competed at Campus Magnet High School in New York City.
Old Bridge, N.J. | The Hun School of Princeton
A high-scoring forward and midfielder at the Hun School of Princeton, Worthy completed her scholastic playing career with 48 career goals. She was a three-time All-Mid-Atlantic Prep League honorable mention selection.
Garnet Valley, Pa. | Garnet Valley High School
Zuppo competed for FC Continental in the Elite Club National League circuit during her senior year of high school and in the National Premier League as a junior. An honor student at Garnet Valley, Zuppo was a peer counselor and also a varsity member of the indoor and outdoor track & field teams for three years.
November 13, 2019 Ten Fall Student-Athletes Earn National Academic Recognition From USCAA
November 11, 2019 Banks Named National Player Of The Year; Four Earn All-American Awards
November 10, 2019 Brandywine Drops Season Finale In Virginia Beach
November 8, 2019 Brandywine Falls In USCAA Opener
November 6, 2019 Fall Teams Headed South For USCAA Championships
October 26, 2019 Brandywine Rolls Into PSUAC Championship Match With 6-1 Victory
October 23, 2019 Fall Teams Ready To Begin Postseason
October 22, 2019 Banks Claims Third USCAA Player Of The Week Selection
October 19, 2019 Brandywine Wins Big On Senior Day
October 16, 2019 Bush Named USCAA Goalkeeper Of The Week
October 16, 2019 Brandywine Secures PSUAC Regular-Season Title In Rout
October 12, 2019 Brandywine Knocks Off Beaver; Continues Unbeaten Run Through PSUAC
October 9, 2019 Brandywine Duo Claims PSUAC Women’s Soccer Weekly Honors
October 9, 2019 Banks Nets Overtime Winner In 3-2 Triumph At Hazleton
October 5, 2019 Bush, Banks Lead Brandywine Past Gwynedd Mercy
October 2, 2019 Widener Stops Lions' Win Streak At Three
October 1, 2019 Banks Earns National Player Of The Week; Bush Honored By PSUAC
September 30, 2019 Banks Records 100th Career Goal In 5-1 Triumph
September 25, 2019 Banks, Ritz Earn Player Of The Week Honors
September 25, 2019 Brandywine Downs Scranton 7-0
September 21, 2019 Banks Records 200th Point In Lions' First Win
September 18, 2019 Banks Nets Five; Lions Downed By WAU
September 17, 2019 Banks, Guerrero Receive Weekly Soccer Honors From PSUAC
September 14, 2019 Brandywine Downed 6-3 By New Jersey City
September 11, 2019 Three Second-Half Goals Paces Ursinus Over Brandywine
September 8, 2019 Bryn Mawr Rallies Past Brandywine In Home Opener
September 4, 2019 Wesley Edges Brandywine 1-0
August 30, 2019 Lions Downed At Rowan; Bush Ties Saves Mark
August 13, 2019 Women’s Soccer Welcomes 14 Recruits To 2019 Team
June 10, 2019 Women’s Soccer Releases 2019 Schedule