2015 Girls’ Soccer Preview: Leavitt


Coach: Chris Cifelli (ninth year)

Conference: KVAC: Class: B

Last year: 5-7-3, lost in Western B preliminary.

Returning players: Seniors — Liliana Cousineau (MF), Angela Daigle (G), Kristen Morrisette (F), Amanda Poulin (MF); Juniors — Miranda Coombs (FB), Carlee Long (FB), Emmalee Duguay (MF), Shannon O’Malley (F), Emily Thibodeau (FB), Victoria DeCoster (MF); Sophomores — Sophie Gilbert (F), Becca Fogg (FB), Nikki Daigle (F).

Key losses: Livie Gilbert (FB), Tori Sanford (FB), Abbie Gaudette (F), Emily Miller (FB), Brooke Keene (F).

Promising newcomers: Sophomores — Allie Day (MF), Zoe Nadeau (FB); Freshmen — Jenna Boucher (MF), Lindsey Desmaris (FB), Amber Kelley (F), Annika Mitchell (FB).

Season outlook: The Hornets had a strong finish last fall and earned a tourney spot, before losing in the prelims. Leavitt graduated only one starter and has a solid group of returning players. The Hornets hope last year’s experience can propel them to bigger things this season.