The Reign Academy has several academy alumni now suiting up for college teams across the United States. Below is a wrap-up of how players are doing with their college squads.
Goalkeeper Sam Foy, Freshman — Austin Peay State University
The Governors ended 2017 with an 8–7–3 overall record, going an undefeated 7–0–2 at home. With a 3–4–3 Ohio Valley Conference record, Austin Peay fell 2–1 to Southeast Missouri in the first round of their conference tournament.
Goalkeeper Serena Toney, Freshman — California State University, Monterey Bay
The 2017 season came to a close for the Otters, ending the year with a 5–9–4 overall record. Despite a conference record of 2–8–2 there is a lot of potential to come from this team in the future as they lose only three seniors.
Defender Katy Mockett, Freshman — Washington University in St. Louis
Ending the regular season with a 17–2–1 overall record, the Bears won the University Athletic Association conference to earn an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament. Wash U made the Sweet 16 for the sixth time in the past seven seasons, where they fell 2–1 to the University of Washington La Crosse. Mockett was one of just five players to appear in all 20 matches this season, tallying two goals and one assist.
Midfielder Maiya Pacleb, Freshman — University of Puget Sound
The Loggers notched 13 regular season wins for the 18th consecutive season, finishing out the year with an overall record of 13–4–3, going 11–3–2 in conference play. Pacleb appeared in two matches during her freshman season, a double overtime 0–0 tie with Eastern Oregon and a 3–0 win over Evergreen State.
Forward Tasha Tennyson, Freshman — Pacific Lutheran University
Ending 2017 as Northwest Conference champions with a 17–3–2 overall record, the Lutes advanced to the second round of the NCAA tournament, where they fell in penalty kicks to California Lutheran University. Tennyson appeared in eight matches during her freshman season, starting one.
Defender Nalani Ogawa, Freshman — NYU
Starting and playing in all 22 matches this year, Ogawa finished her freshman season with three goals. Helping the Violets to a 13–5–4 overall record and a 2–3–2 record in University Athletic Association play, Ogawa earned All-Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Honorable Mention honors for her season.
Defender Claire Trop, Freshman — Dartmouth
Trop featured in 14 matches for the Big Green, starting nine, and tallied one assist in her freshman season. Dartmouth finished out the year with a 7–10 record, going 1–6 in conference play. Their lone win came in the season finale, when Dartmouth defeated Cornell 1–0.
Forward Chloe Lamenzo, Freshman — Earlham College
Finishing her freshman season with 12 goals, good for most on the team, Lamenzo played in 17 matches, starting 16. The forward also added five assists, and was named to the All-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference team for her efforts. Earlham finished the season with a 7–10–1 overall record, going 3–5–1 in conference play.
Forward Gabby Crenshaw, Freshman — Washington State
The Cougars made history this season, making the round of 16 in the NCAA tournament for the first time in school history. Washington State would fall to Florida in the round of 16, finishing the season with a 10–8–4 overall record. Crenshaw featured in two matches during her freshman season, both victories for Washington State.