Ten athletes to watch as the regular season gets underway.
MF-D, Sr., Seattle Prep
The most skilled player in the Seattle area to come around in years; U.S. U-20 Women’s National Team member provides on-field leadership and poise. She had six goals and nine assists for the Panthers, but her value went beyond the numbers.
MF, Sr., Tahoma
The University of California-Berkeley commit tallied 10 goals and supplied nine assists the Bears reached the 4A state quarterfinals last fall. Corbin was named KING-5 TV Female Athlete of the Year, adding her fastpitch accomplishments to her soccer prowess to achieve the honor.
MF, Sr., Seattle Prep
The University of Southern California commit led the Panthers with 11 goals and six assists and earned Star Times girls soccer honors in 2014. She was a big reason Prep at least qualified for the state quarterfinals for the 16th time in 20 state berths.
D, Jr., Issaquah
Pang is the anchor of the Eagles’ defense and comes off a banner 2014 season in which she was named first team all-state for Class 4A and first team All-KingCo 4A. In addition to top-notch defending, Pang added two assists in 2014.
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MF-F, Sr., Bainbridge
The Spartans offensive spark tuned up Metro defenses and finished with 21 goals and 12 assists with an out-of-the blue season in 2014. She was named Star Times girls soccer team and will be a marked player this fall.
F, Sr., Shorecrest
As a junior, Viviano exploded onto the scene with 31 goals and 5 assists as the Scots finished second in Class 2A state. Viviano was named first all-state in 3A. She erupted for 7 goals and 1 assist in the state playoffs after her team won WesCo 3A (as a 2A team) for the second season in a row. The Scots fell 2-1 in the 2A final to Squalicum.
MF, Sr., Liberty (Issaquah)
Hemmen is one of the veterans of the Patriots teams, which reached the 2A state quarterfinals in 2014 after winning the 3A title in 2013. She was a first team All-KingCo 3A/2A selection in 2014 and a Virginia Tech commit.
D-F, Sr., King’s
Parker was a key component in the Knights’ run to the Class 1A state title match in 2014. She was a big reason King’s finished 20-2-1 and limited opponents to just five goals prior to a 1-0 loss to Klahowya in the 1A final. Parker also managed 3 goals and 2 assists. She will play for St. Mary’s College in Moraga, Calif., next fall.
MF, Sr., Jackson
Gonzaga University commit is creative player for the Timberwolves; 4 goals, including 2 game-winners last season for two-time All-WesCo 4A first team player.
F, Sr., Jackson
Led Timberwolves’ 2014 run to runner-up finish at Class 4A state with 18 goals and 2 assist; 8 goals were game-winners.