|Hometown:||Salt Lake City, Utah|
|High School:||Brighton HS|
Graduated in June 2015
2014: 22 gp, 22 gs, 22 g, 13 asst, 57 pts, 115 sh, .191 sh%, 60 SOG, .522 SOG%, 6 GWG, 3-4 PK ... WAC Preseason Offensive Player of the Year ... Preseason All-WAC Team ... College Sports Madness Preseason WAC Offensive Player of the Year ... College Sports Madness Preseason First Team All-Conference ... Top Drawer Soccer Preseason Women's National Top 100 (#93) ... WAC Offensive Player of the Week (Aug. 18-24) ... College Sports Madness WAC Player of the Week (Aug. 18-24) ... OHANA Hotels and Resorts No Ka Oi All-Tournament Team ... Senior CLASS Award Top 30 candidate ... GoSeattleU.com Featured Student-Athlete (Sept. 8-14) ... Disney Soccer/NSCAA Women’s Soccer Division I National Player of the Week (Sept. 29-Oct. 5) ... Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week (Sept. 29-Oct. 5) ... WAC Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 13-19) ... College Sports Madness WAC Player of the Week (Oct. 13-19) ... Top Drawer Soccer Midseason Women's National Top 100 (#85), Senior CLASS Award Top 10 finalist ... CollegeSoccer360.com Primetime Performers Weekly Honor Roll (Oct. 13-19) ... recorded her second career hat trick, also setting new program records for career goals and points vs. Chicago State on Senior Day (Oct. 26) ... Capital One Academic All-District First Team ... WAC Offensive Player of the Year ... First Team All-WAC ... College Sports Madness WAC Offensive Player of the Year ... College Sports Madness First Team All-WAC ... College Sports Madness Third Team All-American ... In WAC title game on Nov. 9, became Seattle U's all-time single season leader in goals ... WAC All-Tournament Team ... WAC Tournament MVP ... Capital One Academic All-America of the Year ... NSCAA/Continental Tire All-West Region First Team ... NSCAA/Continental Tire Third Team All-American ... 2014 Senior CLASS Award winner for NCAA Division I women's soccer ... TopDrawerSoccer.com Postseason Best XI Third Team ... Nominee for Female Sports Star of the Year at Seattle Sports Commission's MTR Western Sports Star of the Year awards ... NSCAA First Team Scholar All-America ... NSCAA First Team Scholar All-West Region ... Top Drawer Soccer Postseason Women's National Top 100 (#33) ... Academic All-WAC ... became first female SU student-athlete drafted by a US pro league, drafted by the NWSL's Boston Breakers in January 2015 ... Female Sports Star of the Year at the Seattle Sports Commission's 2015 MTR Western Seattle Sports Star of the Year Awards (Jan. 22, 2015) ... Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup semifinalist ... Invited to play with U.S. U-23 Women's National Team in La Manga, Spain (Feb. 21-Mar. 3) ... 2015 NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship winner ... signed a contract with the NWSL's Boston Breakers in April 2015 ... Named Eddie O'Brien Female Student-Athlete of the Year at annual Athletics Awards Show (second career, also named 2012-13) ... Kennedy Award (highest GPA among political science majors at Seattle U) ... WAC's nominee for 2015 NCAA Woman of the Year ... 2015 NCAA Woman of the Year Top 30 candidate
2013: 22 gp, 22 gs, 15 goals, 12 asst, 42 pts, 86 sh, .174 sh%, 40 SOG, .465 SOG%, 5 GWG ... Won WAC's Joe Kearney Award, given annually to top male and female student-athletes in the WAC ... Bill Fenton Female Athlete of the Year at Athletics Awards Show ... Inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit Honor Society ... Named to NSCAA Women’s Scholar All-America Third Team, University Division ... Named NSCAA/Continental Tire All-West Region Second Team ... Named to the Capital One Academic All-America Third Team ... Scored a goal vs. Kansas City in the WAC title game (11/10) ... Scored a goal and assisted Natasha Howe's first goal in the WAC Tournament semifinal vs. Idaho (11/8) ... Named to the WAC All-Tournament team ... Named WAC Offensive Player of the Year, also named First Team All-Conference ... Named to the Capital One Academic All-District First Team ... Assisted in the first goal of the game by Taylor Ritzman and scored the last goal of the game in the 3-0 shutout over Idaho (11/1) ... Named WAC Offensive Player of the Week for the week of Oct. 14-20 ... earned one assist to help the Rehawks defeat Bakersfield in a 2-1 victory (10/20) ... scored two of three goals in shutout against Utah Valley (10/18) ... Scored two goals in the team's 5-0 shutout at Grand Canyon (10/11) ... scored the game-winning goal in team's 2-0 shutout at Utah Valley (10/6) ... recorded an insurance goal and an assist on the game-winning goal in team's 2-0 shutout at Bakersfield (10/4) ... Named WAC Offensive Player of the Week and College Sports Madness WAC Player of the Week for week of Sept. 23-29 ... scored two goals on eight shots, four of which were on frame, assisted Natasha Howe in team's 3-0 shutout vs. New Mexico State (9/29) ... tallied five shots, one on frame, scored goal with two assists in team's 3-0 shutout versus Kansas City (9/27) ... named WAC Offensive Player of the Week and College Sports Madness WAC Player of the Week for week of Sept. 16-22 ... scored goal and recorded assist in team's 4-0 shutout vs. Cal Poly (9/22) ... recorded two assists in WAC win vs. Grand Canyon (9/20) ... assisted Julia Moravec's game-winning goal and scored the insurance goal in 2-0 win at Eastern Washington (8/25) ... 2013 team co-captain with Julia Besagno
2012: Started and played in 20 matches ... Scored 10 goals ... provided one assist ... earned 21 points ... took 57 shots, 24 on goal ... starting forward in WAC Semifinal match at Utah State (11/2) ... scored two goals on eight shots, five on which were on frame in start against Louisiana Tech (11/1) ... fired four shots, one on frame in start versus Denver (10/28) ... attempted five shots, one on goal in start, win versus New Mexico State (10/26) ... took two shots, one on frame in start at Louisiana Tech (10/19) ... fired two shots, one on frame in start at San Jose State (10/14) ... scored eighth goal of the year on three attempts in start versus Utah State (10/12) ... scored three goals on three shots on frame in start, win versus Idaho (10/7) assisted Escalera's goal in start, win at Texas State (9/30) ... scored fourth goal of the year on two shots in start at UTSA (9/28) ... scored third goal of the season on five total shots in start, win versus Utah Valley (9/23) ... fired four shots, one on goal in start at Portland (9/21) ... put one shot on target in start at forward at #21 Oregon State (9/16) ... registered two shots in start at Oregon (9/14) ... named GoSeattleU.com's Student Athlete of the Week for the week of Sept. 3-9 ... scored one goal on four shots, two on target in start, overtime win at Gonzaga (9/9) ... took three shots, one on goal, and scored game-winning goal in start versus Portland State (9/2) ... fired four shots in start at forward versus Eastern Washington (8/26) ... earned start at forward at San Diego State (8/24) ... took two shots in start versus St. Mary's (8/19) ... took three shots in start versus Washington, co-leading the team (8/17)
2011: Started all 19 matches this year ... scored four times, and added four assists ... took 36 shots, 15 on goal ... took one shot on goal in start in midfield at Loyola Marymount (11/5) ... tallied two assists and took four shots of her own, two on target, in 5-0 victory at Eastern Washington (10/30) ... took four shots, one on frame in overtime victory versus Montana (10/28) ... took one shot in start at midfielder at Texas (10/23) ... attempted a shot in start, 3-1 at CSU Bakersfield (10/14) ... tallied two shots in start at midfielder versus Hawaii (10/9) ... fired a season-high seven shots with two of them on target in start in midfield versus Boise State (10/2) ... earned start at midfielder versus Gonzaga (9/30) ... tallied three shots, one on frame, in start versus San Francisco (9/23) ... scored on her one shot in start, 3-1 win against San Diego State (9/18) ... tallied one shot in start at UNLV (9/16) ... assisted Ava Ames' game-winner and added three shots, one on target in start at Portland State (9/11) ... scored third goal of the year on only shot in start against Cal Poly (9/9) ... took three shots, one on target in start at Washington (9/4) ... started and scored clinching goal in upset over then-No. 8 Portland (9/2) ... had a pair of shots in start at Washington State (8/28) ... made third start of season at midfielder in shutout win at Idaho (8/26) ... started at midfield at UC Davis, contributing to a clean sheet (8/21) ... only freshman to start ... started in the midfield at Sacramento State, scoring one goal on two shots on frame.
BRIGHTON HIGH SCHOOL: A 2011 graduate of Brighton High School … four-year varsity letterwinner and three-year starter … team captain senior year … helped lead the Bengals to an undefeated record and state championship in 2010 … BHS was ranked No. 13 in the nation in ESPN Fab Fifty national poll in 2010 … scored 27 goals senior season, setting a school record … team reached the quarterfinals at the state tournament in 2009, were state championship finalists in 2008 and semifinalists in 2007 … the 2010-11 Utah Gatorade Player of the Year … named an ESPN Rise Utah All-Star in 2011 … named Most Valuable Player by both the Salt Lake Tribune and the Desert News in 2010 … awarded MVP by her team in 2009 and 2010 … named Outstanding Offensive player in 2010 … was team’s Most Valuable Offensive player in 2008 … two-time first team all-state in 2009 and 2010 … three-time first team all-region from 2008-10 … was second team all-state in 2008 … was the Outstanding Female Athlete of the Trimester for Brighton in both 2009 and 2010 … finished her prep career with 58 goals and 40 assists … also recorded 30 career gamewinning goals.
CLUB/NATIONAL EXPERIENCE: Played for Sparta Premier from 2001-11 … helped lead team to championships at the Utah State Cup (2010), the Region IV USYSA Tournament (2010) and the San Diego Surf Cup (2010) … were finalists in multiple other tournaments … led Utah Premier League in goals scored in both 2006 and 2008 … served as team captain for several seasons … was a five-year member of the Utah State Olympic Development Team from 2005-10.
PERSONAL: Full name is Stephanie Ann Verdoia, born in Salt Lake City, Utah on Jan. 2, 1993 … is the youngest daughter of Carol and Ken Verdoia … has one older sister, Mandy … pursuing a degree in political science and a career in law … enjoys traveling, reading and photography.