Women's Soccer Announces 2000 Recruiting Class

April 18, 2000

Stony Brook, N.Y. - Lauren Canino, Brittany Norwood, and Sarah Greenberg have signed National Letters of Intent to play soccer at Stony Brook, head coach Sue Ryan announced. It was also announced that Jessica Enes has made a verbal commitment to attend the University at Stony Brook next fall.

Canino (Lee's Summit, Mo./Lee's Summit North HS) was a standout player for Lees Summitt North High School in Lees Summit, Missouri for the last two years after moving from New Lenox, Illinois where she played at Lincolnway High School. A team captain in her junior and senior year, the 5-4 forward is a two-time All-Metro selection and was named the Player of the Year by the Independence Examiner in 1999. She scored 25 goals in her final season, leading her team to a third place finish in the state of Missouri. In 1998, she garnered All-State honors. For the last year, she was a starter for the four-time state champion KCFC Pizzazz of the Kansas Premier Soccer League. Prior to moving to Missouri, Canino was an integral member of Team Sparta, a club team that finished second in the Illinois State Cup championship in June of 1998.

Norwood (Federal Way, WA/Decatur HS) comes to Stony Brook after an outstanding high school and club career in the state of Washington. A three-time First Team All-League selection, Norward also garnered All-City and All-Area accolades following her senior season. A team MVP, the 5-3 midfielder/back helped lead her team to the state finals was a starter on the FC Royals Club Team that captured the state championship this year. Norwood chose Stony Brook over Wake Forest, UNLV, and Washington State. Norwood becomes the second member of the Seawolves from Washington State, joining fellow Federal Way native, Kristin Baker, who will be entering her sophomore year next fall.

Greenberg (Franklin Lakes, N.J./Indian Hills HS), a 5-3 midfielder/forward, earned First Team All-State, All-County and All-League honors during her career at Indian Hills High School in Franklin Lakes, N.J. Greenberg, a team captain, led her team to a league title in 1999 and a state sectional championship in 1998. A member of the New Jersey State Team from 1997-99 she also helped her club team, the Wykoff Torpedoes, capture the state championship last fall.

Also joining the Seawolves next season will be forward Jessica Enes (Rochester, N.Y./Greece Athena HS). A standout a Greece Athena High School in Rochester, N.Y., Enes sat out last season with a knee injury. She was a member of the Greece Cobras club team from 1992-2000.

Stony Brook went 8-11 in 1999 and will begin the 2000 season on August 26th against Duquesne at the University of Buffalo Tournament.