May 13, 2021 - by
Soccer Has Four All-Americans

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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First Team
Pos Name Class School Hometown
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
Second Team
Pos Name Class School Hometown
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.
Third Team
Pos Name Class School Hometown
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.
*previous selection
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