2021 Women's Soccer Roster Preview

ORLANDO, Fla. – The UCF women's soccer team opens the 2021 slate on Thursday, August 19 at 6 p.m. as the Knights play host to Texas at the UCF Soccer Complex. Learn more about the 26 players on the squad set to take the pitch this fall.

The Returners The Black and Gold will return 21 players from the 2020-21 campaign, which was played in the spring of 2021. Included in the 21 returnees, Madison Murnin and Ellie Moreno return after being named to the American Athletic Conference All-Conference Second Team, and Katie Bradley returns after earning AAC All-Rookie team honors.

1 | Caroline DeLisle
  • Earned American Athletic Conference Goalkeeper of the Week and named to the Weekly Honor Roll once during the 2020-21 campaign
  • Picked up one AAC Goalkeeper of the Week award and two Rookie of the Week honors throughout the Fall '19 season
  • Was also named to The American All-Rookie Team in 2019
  • Made a career-high 10 saves against South Florida in the 2019 edition of the War on I4
  • Responsible for 12 clean sheets in her career as a Knight
2 | Olivia Lewis
  • Has made 24 starts in her career as a Knights, logging 2158 minutes across the 2019 and 2020-21 seasons.
  • Held down the back line in all seven UCF matches a year ago, playing 110 minutes in the 2OT match against East Carolina (3/14)
5 | Ellie Moreno
  • Named to the 2020-21 American Athletic Conference Second Team All-Conference
  • Made 9 starts in 21 appearances as a Knight
  • Netted two goals in the COVID-19 shortened 2020-21 campaign, and collected four during her freshman season
  • Named to the 2019 AAC All-Rookie Team
7 | Kristen Scott
  • Made five appearances with four starts during the 2020-21 spring campaign
  • Earned 2019 American Athletic Conference Second Team All-Conference honors and was named to The American All-Rookie Team in 2018
  • Scored a goal in four consecutive matches in 2019
  • Led the Knights at the conclusion of the 2019 season with eight goals and 17 points
8 | Ariel Young
  • Prior to UCF, was a member of the U17 Canadian Women's World Cup squad
  • Competed with the Canadian Women's National Team in a pair of friendlies in 2017
  • Scored the match-tying header against the U.S. with the U17 team in the Four Nations
9 | Sanja Homann
  • Logged a total of 533 minutes across 16 games in 2019, did not compete in the 2020-21 season
  • A native of Freiburg, Germany, she competed for the U16 German National Team prior to joining the Knights
12 | Katie Bradley
  • Named to the American Athletic Conference All-Rookie Team at the conclusion of her 2020-21 freshman campaign
  • Picked up AAC Weekly Honor Roll after netting her first goal as a Knight in the season opener (2/15)
  • One of two freshman to start in all seven contests of UCF's spring season
14 | Mathilde Kack
  • Accumulated 31 appearances in her career for the Knights with 16 starts
  • Earned six starts on the back line in 2020-21, logging 560 minutes in the spring season
  • Netted her first goal as a Knight in the 2020-21 edition of the War on I4
16 | Mallory Olsson
  • Made 20 appearances and eight starts in her two seasons as a Knight
  • Earned AAC Offensive Player of the Week honors once in the 2020-21 spring season
  • Picked up AAC Weekly Honor Roll honors after scoring a brace in the season opener in the 3-0 win over Temple in the 2020-21 season opener
17 | Dayana Martin
  • Logged 27 appearances with 983 minutes accumulated in her career at UCF
  • Picked up an assist on Kailey Scott's goal in the 2020-21 season finale against Houston
  • Scored two goals in the 2019 American Athletic Conference Championship tournament opener against Houston
18 | Jade Barkett
  • One of two freshman to see all 650 minutes of action for the Black & Gold in the 2020-21 season
  • One of three freshman to start in all seven contests for the Knights
19 | Maggie Jenkins
  • Made four appearances in the midfield for the Knights during the spring campaign
  • Played a season-high 23 minutes at Temple in the season opener (2/14)
  • Has represented New Zealand in international competition at the youth level (U17, U20) and at the senior level.
  • A member of the third-place 2018 FIFA U17 Women's World Cup team
20 | Madison Murnin
  • As the lone fifth-year senior, she has tallied 57 games played in the Black and Gold and accumulated 37 starts
  • Earned a start in six of the seven contests in 2020-21 and all 19 matches in 2019
  • Named to the American Athletic Conference Second Team All-Conference
21 | Darya Rajaee
  • Made 17 starts in 41 games through three seasons as a Knight
  • Netted her first collegiate goal in UCF's victory over Houston in the 2019 American Athletic Conference Championship tournament
22 | Kailey Scott
  • Made three appearances in the 2020-21 campaign with a start against Houston in the season finale
  • Scored her first collegiate goal in her first career start against Houston
23 | Talia Gabarra
  • Logged 300 minutes in 10 appearances in her career as a Knight
  • Earned an assist on Mathilde Kack's goal in the 2020-21 edition of the War on I4
  • Netted her first collegiate goal and assisted a goal in her collegiate debut against Stetson in 2019
24 | Emma Agin
  • Trains with the Tampa Bay Rowdies ECNL club
  • Earned MVP honors at Clearwater Central Catholic as a sophomore
  • Member of the National Honors Society
  • Father Brent Agin played football at Michigan State University
26 | Trescott Shamlou
  • Recorded 404 minutes in seven starts through the Spring 2020-21 campaign
  • Tallied a season-high three points with a goal and an assist against Tulsa (2/28) and was named to the AAC Weekly Honor Roll
  • Transferred to UCF from Notre Dame where she recorded 76 minutes across five games
27 | Jade Steele
  • Made two appearances during her freshman campaign, earning one start in the spring season
  • Competed in the ECNL National Playoffs as a member of Sunrise Prime FC
32 | Tianna Hogan
  • Did not see any game action in the spring 2020-21 season
  • 2019 TCPalm Player of the Year finalist
  • Two-time TCPalm All-Area First Team Honoree (2018-2019)
  • Two-time TCPalm Aaron Project Golden Cleat Recipient (2017-2018)
33 | Asia Ervin
  • Has made 14 appearances as a Knight, accumulating 188 minutes
  • Netted her first collegiate goal in a 3-0 victory over Tulsa in 2019


 The NewcomersUCF will also welcome 10 newcomers joining the squad from Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, New York, Washington, Spain, and Sweden. Three of the new faces are transfers, including Lizah Pistorio and Marta Estupinan from Ole Miss, and Cara Young from Eastern Florida State College. Anna Henderson will also be eligible after sitting out the spring campaign when she arrived on campus from Louisville. 

0 | Brianna Waggoner

  • Transferred to UCF after two seasons and a redshirt year at Florida Atlantic
  • As a redshirt sophomore, logged 102 minutes in two appearances, allowing just one goal
  • Tended the net at Oviedo High School for coach Scott Weisenen
  • Member of a team that won the 2016 and 2017 FHSAA Class 5A State Championships (and was runner-up in 2015)

3 | Marta Estupinan

  • Transferred to UCF from Ole Miss, where she logged 227 minutes with five starts in six appearances
  • Transferred to Ole Miss from Junior Tyler College
  • Earned back-to-back NJCAA All-American nods in addition to All-Region laurels
  • Helped the Apache's to the 2019 NJCAA National Championship after finishing runner-up in 2018
  • Named the Defensive MVP of the 2019 NJCAA National Tournament

4 | Saga Jontoft

  • Joins the Knights from Vittsjö in Damallsvenskan, Sweden's top league
  • Has played with the U17 and U19 Swedish National team, making 17 caps and 19 caps respectively.

6 | Anna Henderson

  • Transfer from Louisville, made 18 appearances and one start prior to UCF
  • Prior to Louisville, Henderson played for ECNL Crossfire Premiere
  • Advanced to the 2015 ECNL National Playoff Final Four and the 2016 ECNL National Playoff Finals

11 | Xashlie Negron

  • Played four years at Montverde Academy
  • Back-to-back Class 4A Girls Soccer State Champion in freshman and sophomore seasons at Montverde; No. 1 ranked high school team in the nation in junior season
  • Graduated top 1% of graduating class at Montverde Academy, Member of National Society of Leadership and Success

13 | Maria Tregansin

  • Played four years at Montverde Academy
  • Back-to-back Class 4A Girls Soccer State Champion in freshman and sophomore seasons at Montverde; No. 1 ranked high school team in the nation in junior season
  • Member of Montverde International F.C.

15 | Mia Asenjo

  • Scored four goals in the CONCACAF Women's U-20 Championship with the U20 Dominican Republic National Team
  • Named 2020-21 Gatorade Florida Girls Soccer Player of the Year
  • Named to the 2019 ECNL All-America team after leading Valley Stream South HS to a New York State Class A Championship

25 | Cara Young

  • Transferred from Eastern Florida State College
  • Played in 10 games with nine starts for the Titans - scored four goals with six assists on the year
  • Transferred from Arkansas to Eastern Florida State College
  • Logged 282 minutes with 16 appearances as a freshman at Arkansas
  • Ranked as the No. 12 player in the South Region for the 2019 recruiting class, according to Top Drawer Soccer
  • Was a Tennessee D1-AAA State Champion in 2015, 2017 and 2018

28 | Paige Scuro

  • Attended South Carolina Connections Academy in Simpsonville, S.C. while competing with South Carolina FC in the ECNL U18

30 | Lizah Pistorio

  • Transferred to UCF after redshirting and not seeing see any game action through two seasons at Ole Miss
  • A three-time letterwinner at Providence Senior High School in Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Helped lead the Panthers to the 2016 state championship
  • Named the conference and region goalkeeper of the year as a senior