Women's Soccer Welcomes Four Newcomers for Fall 2017 Campaign

Women's Soccer Welcomes Four Newcomers for Fall 2017 Campaign

DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. (July 14, 2017) – Head Coach Jonathan Feinstein and the Mercy College women's soccer team welcome four newcomers to the squad ahead of the Fall 2017 campaign. The Mavericks will look to this recruiting class to qualify for the ECC Tournament for the fifth straight year and the NCAA Tournament for the third time in five years.

The class, which is made up of three freshmen and one transfer, includes:

Fr. Kaitlyn Denning (Scottsdale, Ariz./Sereno Soccer Club)
Jr. Destiny Guerra (Simi Valley, Calif./Highline College)
Fr. Casey Shimborske (Farmingdale, N.Y./Plainedge Soccer Club)
Fr. Melissa Torres (La Miranda, Calif./Albion Soccer Club)

"I feel this is another solid recruiting class. These new Mavericks will help the program achieve new levels of success for years to come," stated Feinstein.

Kaitlyn Denning
Forward
Scottsdale, Ariz.
Sereno Soccer Club

Coach's Comments: "Kaitlyn comes from playing at a high level with the Sereno ECNL team. She can play multiple positions but we look for her to add depth at the midfield and forward positions."

Destiny Guerra
Midfield
Simi Valley, Calif.
Highline College

Coach's Comments: "Destiny brings a wealth of experience, having played at a very high level with Highline College. She is a solid holding midfielder who is very technical and good in the air. She will compete for a spot right away."

Casey Shimborske
Midfield
Farmingdale, N.Y.
Plainedge Soccer Club 

Coach's Comments: "Casey is very athletic and has a solid soccer foundation. We will look for her to give us depth in the midfield and as an outside back."

Melissa Torres
Goalkeeper
La Mirada, Calif.
Albion Soccer Club

Coach's Comments: "Melissa possesses all the qualities that you look for in a goalkeeper. She has good hands, reads the game very well and is fearless coming off her line. We see her competing for a starting spot right away."