May 27, 2011
By Zach Mendelson, Seminoles.com
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – With the Florida State soccer season about three months from its season opener, many of the current Seminoles are spending their summer vacation fine tuning their skills in leagues across the country. Throughout the summer, Seminoles.com will provide fans an inside look at how the current Seminoles are performing both on and off the field.
Seniors Tori Huster, Toni Pressley and Casey Short recently returned from a week long training camp at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, California from May 15 to May 21 with the United States U-23 squad. The three now wait to see if they will be called back again to compete with the U-23 national team in the Nordic Cup.
Senior Janice Cayman is playing with the Belgium national team and scored the only goal in a 1-0 victory over North Korea.
In W-League action, four Seminole student-athletes have hit the field this summer racking up valuable minutes on the pitch. Senior Tiffany McCarty has scored a goal in each of her first two games with the Pali Blues. Fellow senior Jessica Price and freshman standout Jamia Fields join McCarty as teammates on the Pali Blues.
Junior Tiana Brockway is also playing in the W-League with the Seattle Sounders.
In the Women’s Premier Soccer League, upcoming junior Tiffani Mullen, sophomore Jordan Johnson and freshman Connor Zwetsch are playing with the Brandon FC. The first game is schedule for Friday, June 10 against the Gulf Coast Texans. Sophomore Kassey Kallman is playing with the Minnesota Kings FC and will play her first game on June 1st against the Chicago Red Stars.
Here is a look at where everyone is playing and how they are performing in the early portion of the summer season:
Jamia Fields – 2 games, 118 minutes, 4 shots
Tiffany McCarty – 3 games, 270 minutes, 4 points (2 goals) 13 shots
Jessica Price – 2 games, 146 minutes, 4 shots
Tiana Brockway – 2 games, 180 minutes