Section V Girls’ Soccer announces All-Decade Team

Top (l-r): Erin Coykendall, Jessica Marlowe, Brenna Mason and Hannah Callaghan. Bottom (l-r): Jocelyn Acor, Anna Hewlett, Abbey Callaghan and Charlotte Williams. (Photo credits: UB Athletics, Colgate Athletics, Binghamton Athletics, Heather Fry and Penn State University Athletics

Section V Girls’ Soccer teams claimed 35 of a possible 50 regional titles during the decade from 2010 to 2019. Of those, 19 different squads advanced to New York State championship games where local schools won or shared 10 NYS titles. Players from those squads and more have graduated and gone on to compete at colleges and universities in the Atlantic Coast Conference, Atlantic 10, Big East, Big Ten, Big 12 and Southeastern Conference as well as the Mid-American Conference, America East, Ivy League and Patriot League to name a few. More than 25 coaches weighed in on the best talent to roam the pitches in Section V over the past decade. Here are the Section V All-Decade Teams from both Large and Small Schools:


GRACE ALLEN Pittsford Sutherland: Allen was a four-year player for the Knights despite spending time overseas at development academies in England and France as a sophomore. She was Monroe County Division III Player of the Year in 2018, to go with an All-Greater Rochester First Team selection. Allen was also named to the All-Greater Rochester Second Team in 2016. In three varsity seasons, she finished with 27 goals and 21 assists. She was sidelined with a knee injury as a senior. The midfielder/defender is in her first year at Marquette.

ERIN COYKENDALL Spencerport: A four-year player for the Rangers, Coykendall collected 74 goals and 39 assists and was part of a Spencerport squad which won back-to-back state titles and a state-record 64 consecutive games. She was a four-time All-Greater Rochester selection on the soccer pitch and on the lacrosse field as well. Additionally, Coykendall was a finalist for the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award and the 2018 MaxPreps National Player of the Year for lacrosse. She is currently playing lacrosse at Northwestern.

LEAH EMAUS Webster Thomas: Emaus was the 2011 New York State Player of the Year. She was also a member of the All-East Regional Team and All-State First Team in that season. The defender/midfielder was a four time All-Greater Rochester selection and was named a top 20 recruit in New York by Emaus scored 26 goals and recorded 29 assists at Webster Thomas. In her collegiate career at West Virginia, she was named to the All-Big 12 Newcomer Team in 2012, started 46 of the 87 games she played in, scored eight goals and dished out five assists.

ANNA HEWLETT Webster Schroeder: A five-year varsity and captain for three of those seasons, Hewlett scored 47 goals over her career en route to four All-County First Team selections. She was also awarded the 2019 Monroe County Division I Player of the Year Award and helped Schroeder to a pair of sectional titles. The midfielder also was named to the United Soccer Coaches All-Region Team in 2018 and 2019, while also being named All-State Second Team in those years. Hewlett played 101 games at Schroeder. She is in freshman year at the University of New Hampshire.

Top (l-r): Alana Piano (Photo provided), Leah Emaus (West Virginia University Athletic Communications), Chloe DeLyser and Maddy Lowe (Ohio State Athletics). Bottom (l-r): Grace Murphy (Photo: DENNIS JOYCE), Mackenzie Smith (Clemson University Athletics) and Taylor Clar (SUNY Geneseo Athletic Communications)

WANIYA HUDSON Greece Athena: A forward/midfielder in high school, Hudson scored 19 goals and four assists in 2018 en route to an All-Monroe County Division III First Team selection. She was also named to a Class A All-State team and All-Greater Rochester team twice. The former Trojan standout participated in the 2018 High School All-American Game. After her high school career, Hudson became a defender at Notre Dame. She started five of her 18 appearances in 2019 for the Fightin’ Irish and was one of five freshman to get a start.

MADDY LOWE Webster Schroeder: Lowe played for three seasons at Webster Schroeder and was an All-Greater Rochester selection all three times. In her senior season, she was named All-Greater Rochester Player of the Year, Monroe County Division II Player of the Year and NSCAA All-Region First Team. The midfielder chose to play her collegiate career at Ohio State and was named to the Big Ten All-Freshman team after her first season. Despite missing 2018 with an injury, Lowe bounced back in 2019 as a redshirt sophomore to start 15 games. She currently has one goal and two assists in her college career.

BRENNA MASON Webster Thomas: Mason was named to the All-Monroe County First Team in 2011 and 2012 and the All-Monroe County Second Team in 2010. Additionally, the goalkeeper was on the Class AA All-State Fourth Team in 2010, Class AA All-State First Team in 2012 and an All-Region team three times. In 2012 Mason was named All-Greater Rochester Player of the Year, the NSCAA New York State Player of the Year, an All-American and a top-100 player by Top Drawer Soccer. In her two seasons at Colgate, Mason posted a 20-7-5 record while allowing 24 goals in 32 appearances. She missed her junior and senior years in 2015 and 2016 due to injury, but is still a volunteer assistant coach at Colgate.

GRACE MURPHY Penfield: A five-year varsity starter and two-time All-Monroe County Division I First Team selection, Murphy also took home the Monroe County Division I Player of the Year Award in both 2018 and 2019. She scored eight goals and dished out eight assists over those two campaigns while also being named to the Class AA All-State Third Team and United Soccer Coaches All-East Region Team in 2019. Murphy garnered All-State honors on four separate occasions. After her career at Penfield, the defender/midfielder chose to play her college soccer at Providence, where she is yet to start her freshman season.


CLAIRE MYERS Fairport: Myers is the Fairport program record-holder for goals (75), assists (26) and points (166). She was the Monroe County Division I Player of the Year twice, All-Greater Rochester First-Team three times and was placed on an All-State team three times. Additionally, the Fairport star was named a United Soccer Coaches Regional All-American twice and a United Soccer Coaches All-American once. Myers decided to attend Brown, where she earned 11 starts in 17 appearances as a freshman. The forward then played 19 games as a sophomore and currently has five goals and five assists as a Bear.

LEAH WENGENDER Spencerport: The Monroe County League record-holder for goals in a season with 35, Wengender was named All-Greater Rochester First Team from 2016 to 2018 and was an All-State First Team selection in 2017 and 2018. She scored 83 goals and added 51 assists in leading Spencerport to a 64-game win streak, which included three Section V Class A championships and two state titles. Wengender went on to attend Buffalo, where she played in all 20 games, scored two goals and dished out three assists en route to an All-MAC Freshman Team nomination during the 2019 campaign.

CHARLOTTE WILLIAMS BrightonAs a four-year player, Williams scored 47 goals and dished out 25 assists while being named to a Class A All-State team each season. Additionally, Williams was a NSCAA All-American selection after her senior season at Brighton. She moved on to play at Penn State, where she notched 56 points on 16 goals and 24 assists. The midfielder made the Big Ten All-Freshman team in 2015 helping the Nittany Lions to a national title. She was All-Big Ten Third Team in 2016 and 2017 and All-Big Ten Second Team in 2018. She was also called up to the U.S. U-23 Women’s National Team in July of 2017.


JOCELYN ACOR Hornell: An all-conference player in basketball and track sectional record holder, Jocelyn Acor’s athletic talents were best exemplified by her leadership through two soccer Class B Sectional Championship runs. She earned Second Team All-State honors in 2013 when she propelled Hornell to the Class B NYS Semifinals. She scored 35 goals her senior season to finish with 79 over her four-year career. The attacker was named to the All-Greater Rochester Team twice. Acor finished her career at Binghamton University where she scored five goals in 16 games.

Top (l-r): Kelly DuVall, Waniya Hudson and Maddie Thompson. Bottom (l-r): Grace Allen , Jenny Mandrano and Claire Myers. (Photo credits: Daemen College Athletics, CHRIS CECERE, UB Athletics and Brown University Athletics).

ABBEY CALLAGHAN Wheatland-Chili: Two-time, First Team All-State member, Abby Callaghan backed Wheatland-Chili’s defense through two State Championship runs and helped the squad to a 74-10-3 record over five years. The defender was a member of the All-Greater Rochester Team five times. She scored eight goals in her senior season to finish her career with 22 goals and 11 assists. Callaghan is currently a junior defender alongside her sister, Hannah, at the University at Buffalo.

HANNAH CALLAGHAN Wheatland-Chili: Two-time, First Team All-State member and 2016 Class D Player of the Year, Hannah Callaghan charged Wheatland-Chili’s offense through back-to-back State Championship runs. The midfielder earned First Team All-State honors twice. After three sectional and regional championships, Callaghan finished second in school history with 90 career goals. She’s currently a junior midfielder at the University at Buffalo. Through 36 games she’s scored three times and picked up two assists.

TAYLOR CLAR Wheatland-Chili:  A First Team All-State selection in 2015, defender Taylor Clar was a four-time Genesee Region All-Star over her five-year career. Her senior year, she led Wheatland-Chili to the Class D State Finals and was named to the All-Greater Rochester Team. While Clar was in the backfield from her freshman year and on, 44-of-57 matchups resulted in shutout victories for Wheatland-Chili. She finished her career with 12 goals and three assists. Last year, she concluded her four-year stint with SUNY Geneseo. She started 74 of the 75 games she played in, scored six goals and dished out five assists. Clar garnered United Soccer Coaches All-Region First Team honors as a sophomore.

CHLOE DELYSER Marion: Two-time Gatorade New York Girls Soccer Player of the Year and six-time Wayne County Player of the Year, Chloe DeLyser finished her career as one of the most decorated players from the Rochester Area. In her six-years on varsity, the forward surpassed the national record with 327 goals and added 149 assists, both New York State records. As a seventh-grader she scored 29 goals at the varsity level. She followed up with 37 the following year and 47 in her first year of high school. She finished her final three years with 68, 79 (NYS single-season record) and 76 goals. DeLyser earned First Team All-State honors three times and Class C Co-Player of the Year in her senior season. Currently, she is a freshman attacker for the Ohio State Buckeyes and Western New York Flash ECNL.

KELLY DUVALL Addison: Two-time, Second Team All-State selection, Kelly DuVall propelled Addison to two sectional championships in three appearances. The forward was named Steuben County Player of the Year in 2011 after finishing third in scoring in NYS with 29 goals. She earned the same honors the following year. DuVall established a school record with 104 goals. DuVall completed her soccer career with four years at Daeman College. As a midfielder, she played in 73 games, scored three goals and dished out three assists.


JENNY MANDARANO York: Three-time, First Team All-Star selection and former Livingston County DIII player of the Year, Jenny Mandarano sits atop the school leaderboard with 126 career goals. The forward scored 63 goals and collected 25 assists in her junior and senior seasons. She was named to the All-Greater Rochester Team twice and was a three-year starter for the GPS Bayern Munich National Team. Mandarano is currently in her sophomore season at the University at Buffalo. As a freshman, she appeared in 19 games and started in two. She managed to sneak in her first-career goal on her first shot of the campaign in last year’s season finale.

JESSICA MARLOWE Greece Odyssey: Three-time Class B Sectional Champion, Jessica Marlowe used a standout 2012 season to lead Odyssey to a State Championship. With 17 goals and 20 assists, she garnered Monroe County Division IV Player of the Year and Most Outstanding Player of the NY Class B Title Game honors. She made First Team All-State once, Second Team twice and First Team All-County three times. Marlowe holds the school record for goals, points and assists. She was forced to sit out her senior season due to an ACL injury. The complications continued into her soccer career at the University at Buffalo, allowing her to only play in two games over three years.

ALANA PIANO Aquinas: Class B NYS Player of the Year, Alana Piano led Aquinas and its 15 seniors to a State Championship in 2017. Along with First Team honors, she made Second Team All-State as a junior the year prior to that. The two-time All-Greater Rochester selection is the school leader in career goals (68) and points (166). After high school, Piano went on to play lacrosse at Division I Duquesne University. The midfielder is currently six games through her sophomore season for the Dukes.


MACKENZIE SMITH Bath-Haverling/Caledonia-Mumford: Bath-Haverling’s leader in goals (70) and assists (50), Mackenzie Smith earned LCAA DI Player of the Year honors and NSCAA Northeast All-Region Team recognition two separate times in her career. The attacker earned All-Greater Rochester recognitions twice as well. While in high school, Smith constructed a prestigious resume above and beyond varsity sports. In 2015, she trained with the U.S. Women’s National Team causing her to miss a large portion of her senior season. She was a member of the USYS Region I U17 Select Team that played for the Istria Cup in Croatia in 2014 and 2015. Last year, Smith concluded her soccer career at Clemson University. Over four years she played in 66 games, scored six times and collected five assists.

MADDIE THOMPSON Pal-Mac: In 2016, Maddie Thompson propelled the Palmyra-Macedon’s girls to its first Sectional Title since 1979. The forward/midfielder registered 30 tallies her senior year. She earned Second and Third Team All-State honors in 2016 and 2015, respectively.

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