The University of North Carolina women’s soccer program has finalized its recruiting class for the 2015-16 school year. The class includes seven outstanding prospects. Two of the women enrolled in January 2016 and practiced with the Tar Heels this past spring. The other five players will enroll at UNC in August 2016.
Bridgette Andrzejewski is a native of Lutherville, Md., and she attended McDonogh School in Owings Mills, Md. A 5-8 midfielder and forward, she is the daughter of Gary and Patty Andrzejewski. As a high school player she was the three-time Maryland state player of the year as well as being named three-time All-Metro and three-time All-State. A three-time high school All-America, Andrzejewski earned honors as the Maryland Gatorade Player of the Year and National High School Player of the Year. She has been a member of U.S. Soccer youth national teams since she was 13 years old. During her time at McDonogh she scored 107 goals and passed for 38 assists in her career.
Morgan Goff hails from Dunn, N.C. and is the daughter of a pair of UNC alumni – Chris and Keilah Goff. At 5-8, she is a versatile player who has excelled in both high school and club soccer. She played high school soccer just as a sophomore at Triton High School in Erwin where she scored 52 goals and had 12 assists in one season. A member of Capital Area Soccer League, she has trained in the ENCL player development program while captaining her ENCL team for four years. She twice won the Hamilton Sportsmanship Award as a member of the CASL. Goff is an honors student at Triton High School and she has five members of her immediate family who have competed in athletics at the collegiate level.
Taylor Otto is a defender and native of Apex, N.C. where she attends Middle Creek High School. The daughter of Chris and Melissa Otto, she concentrated on club soccer, competing with Capital Area Soccer League. She currently is a defender on the U.S. U20 Women’s National Team which will compete later this year in the FIFA U20 World Cup in Papua New Guinea. She has participated on youth national teams at the U14, U15, U17, U19 and U20 level. She was named an NSCAA All-America three years in a row from 2013-15.
Zoe Redei, a forward, comes to Carolina from Highland Park, Ill. The daughter of Istvan Redei and Elizabeth Ann Fajardo, she attended Highland Park High School while competing for Eclipse Select Soccer Club, where she won ENCL national championships in 2013 & 2015. A three-time NSCAA All-America (2013-15), she has competed in U.S. Soccer National Teams at six different age levels. She was a member of the U.S. U17 WWC qualifying roster (third-place team) and most recently was a member of the U20 WWC qualifying roster which took first place earlier this year.
Abigail Staker is a defender (on the club level) from Cary, N.C. where she attended Cary Academy (where she was a forward on the soccer team). She is the daughter of Todd and Liddy Staker and she also competed in track and field in high school. Staker played her club soccer for the Capital Area Soccer League. Her career at Cary Academy was a star-studded one and included All-State, All-Conference, All-Region and All-Metro honors, leading her teams to two conference championships and a state finalist position in 2014. An honors student at Cary Academy, she won the team’s golden boot award with 24 goals and 25 assists as a junior in 2015.
Kasey Parker comes to Carolina from Columbia, S.C., where she attended Dreher High School, playing forward. She is the daughter of Kevin and Coletta Parker and through midway of her senior year in high school she had career totals of 162 goals and 33 assists. An honor roll student, Parker has been All-Region and All-State all four years of high school play. As a junior, she was Miss Soccer for South Carolina, State Player of the Year and Gatorade State Player of the Year.
Madison Schultz was a standout high school soccer player at Edmonds-Woodway High School in Edmonds, Wash. She enrolled at Carolina in January 2016 and practice with the team this past spring. She is the daughter of Brian and Kelley Schultz. She was a three-time high school All-America in 2012, 2014 and 2015, leading her high school team to a state championship team as a junior.