Transfers are a natural part of each program’s recruiting class, and this year is no different. For various reasons, players decide that a change of scenery will be beneficial.
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While not every transfer is reported as of yet, more will be known in the next week as Signing Day arrives. As of now, one of the biggest transfers is Cheyna Williams, who will be playing for Florida State starting this spring.
Here’s a look at some of the transfers in women’s Division I programs.
Freshman F Mikayla Elmer transferred from Portland to Utah. Elmer played in 10 games for the Pilots in 2014.
Sophomore F Cheyna Williams transferred from Vanderbilt(w) to Florida State. The striker scored 16 goals in 18 games last season for the Commodores.
Freshman F Anna McClung transferred from Florida State to Tennessee(w). She played in 25 games last season, scoring two goals.
Freshman M Morgan Stanton transferred from Santa Clara to Colorado. She played in seven games for the Broncos last fall.
Freshman F Ariel Kupritz transferred from Miami (FL) to Tennessee(w). Kupritz made eight appearances for the Hurriances in 2013.
Sophomore M Kasandra Anderson transferred from Iowa Western Community College to Utah Valley University(w). Anderson was the NSCAA Junior College Player of the Year in 2013.
Redshirt freshman D Audrey Gibb transferred from Oregon State(w) to Utah. The outside back made 16 appearances last season.
Freshman D Kahlia Hogg transferred from Florida State to Colorado. She made eight appearances for the Seminoles in 2013.
Redshirt sophomore F Alexa Allen transferred from Auburn(w) to NC State. Allen redshirted for the Tigers last fall.
Junior D Shelbi Vienna-Hallam transferred from Peninsula College to Alabama State.
Freshman D Jordan Young transferred from Valparaiso to Central Michigan.
Junior M Deidra Woodword transferred from Peninsula College to Alabama State.
Freshman D Madi Hall transferred from Portland to Colorado.
Sophomore GK Kristen Knutson transferred from Minnesota to Central Michigan.
Sophomore M Katie Marcheso transferred from Oklahoma to Wyoming.
Junior D Hailey Kirkwood transferred from Akron to Houston.
Sophomore F Rachael Ivanicki transferred from Bryant to Monmouth. She played in 19 games and scored four goals in 2013.