𝘾𝙞𝙖𝙧𝙖𝙣 𝘾𝙤𝙣𝙩𝙞𝙣𝙪𝙚𝙨 𝙩𝙤 𝘼𝙙𝙙 𝙩𝙤 𝙃𝙞𝙨 𝙎𝙦𝙖𝙪𝙙
With the season set to resume this weekend Ciáran has been putting the finishing touches to his squad.
First up is Ken Kiernan who has been appointed as Assistant to Ciaran for the Senior Women’s Team and he comes with a very impressive Coaching résumé.
From 2017-19 he worked with the Kennedy Cup Squad in the NDSL academy preparing for the Kennedy Cup and making 2 finals along the way.
He then joined Shelbourne and from 2019 to 2021 worked with the boys 15’s National League side making the elite phase and Cup semi and also worked also with Damian and his 17’s National League side making a shield final.
In 2021 he took over the Women’s U17 team as Head Coach where he had a very successful spell winning the League and Cup Double.
𝗟𝗮𝘂𝗿𝗲𝗻 𝗞𝗮𝗿𝗮𝗯𝗶𝗻 (Forward,22) comes to us from Monmouth University where she was very successful and has a list of honours as long as your arm
• 2023 Chi Alpha Sigma Honoree
• 2022 Third Team All-CAA
• 2022 College Sports Communicators Academic All-District Team
• 2022 CAA Offensive Player of the Week (10/24)
• Member of the 2022 CAA Regular Season Champions
• 2021 Second Team All-MAAC
• 2021 MAAC Tournament MVP
• 2021 MAAC All-Tournament Team
• 2020-21 United Soccer Coaches All-Atlantic Region Second Team
• 2020-21 MAAC Co-Offensive Player of the Year
• 2020-21 All-MAAC Team
• 2019 MAAC All-Tournament Team
• Member of the 2019 and 2021 MAAC Regular Season and Tournament Champions
𝗖𝗮𝗿𝗹𝘆 𝗪𝗲𝘁𝘇𝗲𝗹 (Midfield, 23) joins us from the University of St Andrew’s in Scotland having previously played with the University of North Carolina in the USA. Carly started her collegiate career in the U.S at McDaniel College. She then transferred and played at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, one of the top women’s soccer programs in the United States with 22 National Championships. Carly is also a former player of Coppermine United in the UWS Pro-am league.
• Scottish Cup Champion 2023
• BUCS Scottish Tier 1 Champion 2023
• University of St Andrews St. Leonard’s Sponsored Athlete
• NCAA College Cup Semi-finalist 2021
• UWS Eastern Conference Finalist 2022
• UWS Mid-Atlantic Conference Champions 2022
• 3x Maryland State Champion
Pic: Carly Wetzel, Ken Kiernan and Lauren Karabin