Emmitsburg, Md. (May 13, 2013)—Mount St. Mary's women's soccer coach Tom Gosselin has announced his 2013 recruiting class. Jenny Carey (Wallingford, Pa./Strath Haven), Geanna Donnelly (Warren, N.J./Watching Hills), Jackie Glanfield (Glen Mills, Pa./Garnet Valley), Kassidy Kennedy (Mechanicsburg, Pa./Cumberland Valley) and Meghan Wilson (New Hope, Pa./New Hope-Solebury) have signed national letters of intent to enroll at the Mount in the fall.
"This year's class once again shows our commitment to recruiting outstanding student athletes. These five young ladies have been standouts on the field and in the classroom and they will join a group that is just as committed to succeeding both athletically and academically and making the Mount proud", said Gosselin.
Carey, a 5-9 defender, played four years on the varsity at Strath Haven High School, helping her team to Central League championships in each of the past three seasons. As a senior, she was named Second Team All-Delco while serving as a team captain. She played for Nether United in club soccer.
"Jenny will be a formidable force on defense for us as she continues her career here at the Mount. We look forward to watching her grow as a player and help us towards our goals," said Gosselin.
Donnelly, a 5-4 defender, was named All-State by the NJGSCA as a senior. A three-time All-Area selection, she helped lead her team to the state title as a sophomore. She played for NJSA in club soccer.
"Geanna is a polished defender who has the desire and work ethic to succeed at the next level. She will join an experienced backline that can help her grow and become as successful as she can be," said Gosselin.
Glanfield, a 5-9 midfielder/forward, tallied 28 goals and 19 assists as a four-year starter in high school. She was named All-Delco honorable mention in 2012, First Team All-Delco and First Team All-Central League in 2011, and honorable mention All-Delco and All-Central in 2010. She helped lead her high school to its first AAA playoff win in 13 seasons in 2012, and a school-record 14 wins in 2011. She played for Nether United in club soccer.
"Jackie has grown so much as a player in the past two years," said Gosselin. "We are excited to watch her improve here and I think her speed and intensity will make her a good college player."
Kennedy, a 5-1 midfield/ forward, played club soccer with PA Classics, winning numerous titles. She played her freshman and sophomore seasons at Cumberland Valley High School, helping lead the team to the state title in 2011 and a spot in the finals in 2010.
"Kassidy is a tireless player who can bring energy and polish to our midfield," said Gosselin. "She has worked hard her four years of high school and we have no doubts that she will carry that attitude on the Horning Field in her career."
Wilson, a 5-0 midfield/forward, finished her high school career with 46 goals and 31 assists. As a senior, she was named First Team All-Bicentennial Athlete League (BAL) and All-Intelligencer First Team. She was a First Team All-BAL selection as both a freshman and sophomore, winning MVP honors both seasons. She was an All-State selection her freshman and sophomore years as well, earning First Team All-Intelligencer honors both years, and Player of the Year honors as a sophomore. She played her club ball with FC Bucks.
"Meghan is a talented offensive player who finds a way to score. Her blend of creativity and hard work make her a dangerous player and we are excited to have her joining our program and bringing that style to our team," said Gosselin.