2011 Sunshine State Conference Women's Soccer Championship

By way of winning their first-ever regular season conference championship, the Saint Leo women's soccer team will serve as host of the 2011 Sunshine State Conference Women's Soccer Championship. Tuesday's quarterfinal match-ups will be played at satellite locations, with the final four being contested in Saint Leo, Fla. on Friday, November 4 and Sunday, November 6.

Semifinal and the championship matches will be played at the brand new NCAA Game Field (Campus Map BLUE Star) in the north portion of the University’s main campus located in Pasco County, Fla.  Fans will be able to watch and listen live to the semifinals and finals courtesy of a free webstream provided by New Media Television/Penn Atlantic (links below).  


Quarterfinals - Tuesday, November 1
No. 3 Florida Tech (1) def No. 6 Nova Southeastern (0)
Melbourne, Fla. 3 p.m. FIT Feed FIT Stats Recap Box Score
No. 4 Tampa (2) def No. 5 Lynn (1) Tampa, Fla. 7 p.m. UT Feed UT Stats Recap Box Score
Semifinals - Friday, November 4
No. 4 Tampa (3) def No. 1 Saint Leo (1)
Saint Leo, Fla. 11 a.m. Lions Primetime PrestoSports Recap
Box Score
No. 2 Rollins (2) def No. 3 Florida Tech (0) Saint Leo, Fla. 2:30 p.m. RC Feed FIT Feed PrestoSports Recap Box Score
Championship - Sunday, November 6
No. 4 Tampa (2) def No. 2 Rollins (0) Saint Leo, Fla. 1 p.m. SLU Video RC Feed PrestoSports Recap Box Score

The University of Tampa claims the 2011 Sunshine State Conference Women's Soccer Championship Title.


The Sunshine State Conference Office has established the following single-game ticket prices for the 2011 SSC Women’s Soccer Championship:

Adults - $8.00
Seniors & Military - $5.00
Youth (Age 13 – 18) - $5.00
Children (Age 12 and under) - Free
SSC College Students (w/ID) - $3.00 

***Students must show valid school ID to receive student price.  The same ticket prices will apply at all facilities regardless of the number of matches being hosted on a particular day. Regular-season SSC passes of any type will not be accepted for admission to any SSC Soccer Tournament match.


Fans staying in the Saint Leo/Wesley Chapel/New Tampa area for the tournament can make overnight hotel arrangements by clicking the links for the following Saint Leo University partner hotels –

The New Tampa Hotel Group

The Sleep Inn and Suites of Wesley Chapel

Be sure to mention Saint Leo University to receive a special discount on your stay.


Photos of Sunday's Championship Game will be made available through the Sunshine State Conference's photo store at www.sscphotostore.com.


Click here for driving directions to Saint Leo University.

For GPS programming - 

Saint Leo University
33701 State Road 52
Saint Leo, FL 33574 


Free parking for the SSC Women’s Soccer Championship is available at the softball and tennis court lot located on the far northeast corner of the Saint Leo campus (as indicated by the YELLOW star on the Campus Map).  Handicapped parking is available at the lot immediately adjacent to the NCAA Game Field (BLUE star).  A valid state-issued disabled permit must be displayed for access to these spaces.

On the campus map follow the yellow arrows from the State Road 52 entrance to the parking lot.  The posted speed limit on ALL roads at Saint Leo is 15 mph.

Click here for large printable map

Saint Leo Campus Map












Chrissy Hy, Nova Southeastern
Lauren Impey, Lynn
Pia Soesemann, Saint Leo
Ann-Marie Helgastad, Florida Tech
Azure Dorsey, Rollins
Allie Holly, Rollins
Ashley Waplinger, Rollins
Megan Lawrence, Tampa
Courtney Peffley, Tampa
Lauren Moore, Tampa 

Most Outstanding Player
Emilie Karstrom, Tampa 



F - Dari Alcantara, Saint Leo, Senior
F - Melissa Ortiz, Lynn, Senior
F - Ali Schrader, Rollins, Junior
M - Cassie Barbaresi, Saint Leo, Senior
M - Melissa Madrid, Barry, Junior
M - Gabby Russo, Tampa, Freshman
D - Aija Bent-Trinder, Saint Leo, Senior
D - Anita Cox, Rollins, Junior
D - Charlotte Murrell, Rollins, Senior
GK - Michelle Dillingham, Rollins, Senior
At-Large - Emma Karp, Barry, Sophomore
At- Large - Laura Carstens, Saint Leo, Freshman

Co-Player of the Year - Cassie Barbaresi, Saint Leo
Co-Player of the Year - Melissa Ortiz, Lynn
Offensive Player of the Year - Melissa Ortiz, Lynn
Defensive Player of the Year - Michelle Dillingham, Rollins
Freshman of the Year - Ari Foreman, Saint Leo
Coach of the Year - Ged O'Connor, Saint Leo

F - Casey Lademann, Florida Tech, Senior
F - Chelsea Pushman, Florida Tech, Junior
F - Pia Soesemann, Saint Leo, Senior
M - Paula Lillsjo, Florida Tech, Senior
M - Ashley Waplinger, Rollins, Senior
M - Kelly Whittaker, Florida Tech, Junior
D - Ann-Marie Helgestad, Florida Tech, Senior
D - Lauren Impey, Lynn, Junior
D - Rachael Reid, Nova Southeastern, Senior
GK - Mist Eliasdottir, Florida Tech, Senior
At-Large - Shannon Walisch, Tampa, Sophomore

GK - Emelie Karstrom, Tampa, Sophomore