TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida State soccer team had four student-athletes named the United Soccer Coaches All-Americans as announced on Thursday afternoon.
Jaelin Howell and Malia Berkely were named First Team All-Americans, Emily Madrl was named a Second Team All-American and Yujie Zhao was named to the third team. It was Berkely and Zhao’s second All-American honor and Howell and Madril’s first.
Howell’s first All-American honor makes her the Seminoles 21st First Team All-American in program history and Berkely became Florida State’s fifth two-time First Team All-American. With four All-Americans in 2020-21, FSU has earned 51 all-time All-American accolades. This marks the 12th time that Florida State has had multiple All-Americans in a season.
Howell has started in all 14 games for the Seminoles this season as their starting holding midfielder. She has helped anchor a backline that has recorded nine shutouts in 14 games and has only allowed seven goals all season. Howell has also made her presence known on the offensive end as she has scored five goals to go with a pair of assists. She was named the ACC’s Midfielder of the Year and to the All-ACC First Team in the fall. Howell was announced as one of the three finalists for the MAC Hermann Award yesterday. The MAC Hermann is presented annually to the most outstanding male and female players of the year.
Berkely started all 11 games in the fall for the Seminoles, helping them to their seventh ACC Tournament title. She anchored the defensive backline from her center-back position that held opponents to six goals in 11 games. The Seminoles recorded seven shutouts in the fall, including shutouts in the first four games of the season. Berkely was named the ACC’s Defensive Player of the Year and to the All-ACC First Team in the fall. She became the first player in ACC history to win back-to-back Player of the Year honors. Berkely was also named a MAC Hermann Trophy finalist yesterday.
Madril has started in all 14 games this season for the Seminoles as their starting center-back. She has played all but 10 minutes for the Garnet and Gold this season. Madril has helped lead the Seminoles defense to nine shutouts in 14 games. The Seminoles have only allowed seven goals and 52 shots with 31 shots on goal. She has also helped the Seminoles on offense, scoring 2 of FSU’s 40 goals this season. Madril was named to the All-ACC Second Team in the fall.
Zhao has played in all 14 games this season for Florida State, recording three goals and four assists. Zhao has created excitement for the Seminole offense as she has played in 746 minutes off the bench. Zhao was named to the All-ACC First Team in the fall.
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|K||Emily Alvarado||Sr.||Texas Christian University||El Paso, Texas|
|D||Malia Berkely*||Sr.||Florida State University||Liberty Township, Ohio|
|D||Jimena Lopez||Sr.||Texas A&M University||Mexico City, Mexico|
|D||Mijke Roelfsema||Sr.||Rice Unversity||Den Haag, The Netherlands|
|M||Mikayla Colohan**||Sr.||Brigham Young University||Kaysville, Utah|
|M||Jaelin Howell||Jr.||Florida State University||Lone Tree, Colo.|
|M||Brianna Pinto*||Jr.||University of North Carolina||Durham, N.C.|
|M||Lucy Porter*||Sr.||Hofstra University||Birmingham, England|
|M||Yazmeen Ryan||Sr.||Texas Christian University||Norman, Okla.|
|M||Delanie Sheehan||Sr.||UCLA||Brentwood, Calif.|
|F||Amirah Ali**||Sr.||Rutgers University||Voorhees, N.J.|
|F||Penelope Hocking||Jr.||University of Southern California||Anaheim, Calif.|
|F||Ally Schlegel||So.||Penn State University||Parker, Colo.|
|F||Sydny Nasello||Jr.||University of South Florida||Land O’ Lakes, Fla.|
|F||Ana Podojil*||So.||University of Arkansas||Cincinnati, Ohio|
|K||Jordyn Bloomer*||Sr.||University of Wisconsin||Hartland, Wis.|
|K||Sydney Martinez||Jr.||University of South Florida||Rincon, Ga.|
|D||Jordan Brewster||Jr.||West Virginia University||North Canton, Ohio|
|D||Kelly Ann Livingstone||Sr.||Georgetown University||Glen Ridge, N.J.|
|D||Alexa Loera||Sr.||Santa Clara University||Thornton, Colo.|
|D||Emily Madril||Jr.||Florida State University||Navarre, Fla.|
|D||Kim Rodriguez*||Sr.||Oklahoma State University||Porter, Texas|
|M||Lia Godfrey||Fr.||University of Virginia||Fleming Island, Fla.|
|M||Addie McCain||Sr.||Texas A&M University||Wylie, Texas|
|M||Abby Swanson||Jr.||Loyola University Chicago||Downers Grove, Ill.|
|M||Frankie Tagliaferri||Sr.||Penn State University||Colts Neck, N.J.|
|M||Summer Yates||Jr.||University of Washington||Pasco, Wash.|
|F||Marcy Barberic||Sr.||University at Buffalo||Grand Island, N.Y.|
|F||Tonya Boychuk||Jr.||University of Memphis||Edmonton, Alb.|
|F||Grace Collins||So.||Texas Christian University||Houston, Texas|
|F||Mia Fishel||So.||UCLA||San Diego, Calif.|
|K||Lauren Bryzcky||Jr.||UCLA||San Clemente, Calif.|
|K||Ashley Orkus||Jr.||University of Mississippi||Vestavia Hills, Ala.|
|D||Megan Bornkamp||Fr.||Clemson University||Mooresville, N.C.|
|D||Julia Leas||So.||Georgetown University||Vienna, Va.|
|D||Izzy Rodriguez||Sr.||Ohio State University||Canton, Mich.|
|D||Anna Patten||Sr.||University of South Carolina||Harpenden, England|
|D||Karlina Sample||Jr.||Texas A&M University||Frisco, Texas|
|M||Ambere Barnett||Jr.||Western Kentucky University||Rockport, Ind.|
|M||Emina Ekic**||Sr.||University of Louisville||Louisville, Ky.|
|M||Channing Foster||Sr.||University of Mississippi||Murray, Ky.|
|M||Sophie Jones||So.||Duke University||Menlo Park, Calif.|
|M||Roma McLaughlin*||Jr.||Central Connecticut State University||Donegal, Ireland|
|M||Yujie Zhao*||Jr.||Florida State University||Shanghai, China|
|F||Parker Goins||Sr.||University of Arkansas||Broken Arrow, Okla.|
|F||Hailey Hopkins*||Sr.||Vanderbilt University||Newport Beach, Calif.|
|F||Kailey Ivins||Sr.||Northern Kentucky University||Monroe, Ohio|
|F||Rachel Jones||Jr.||University of North Carolina||Lawrenceville, Ga.|
|F||Esther Okoronkwo||Sr.||Lamar University||Richmond, Texas|
|F||Kelsey Turnbow||Sr.||Santa Clara University||Scottsdale, Ariz.|