2019 Syracuse Titans Girls Soccer Season Preview

The hot days of August brings back high school soccer to the pitch once again at Titan Field. The girls of fall are looking to continue the tradition of success at SHS, the Titans are ready to roll once again.

The ‘Cuse girls are the two time defending Region 1 champions, having finished the 2018 season 17-2, with a region record of 11-1. For the second season in a row they made it to the 6A semifinals losing to eventual champion Lone Peak, 1-0.

This seasons UHSAA changes brings Roy High School, just 6 miles north of Syracuse, back to 6A and Region 1. It also introduces a new state qualifying system the RPI.

Coach: Taylor Allen is entering his 5th season as head coach of the Titans, 6th with the program. He carries an overall record of 51-21-2, two region titles and one state runner up finish, having qualified for the postseason every year as head coach.

Syracuse Offensive Snapshot:

  • 4 Returning Starters
  • 2018 Offensive Production: 3.68 goals per game (1st in 6A)
  • The Titans return 3 of their top 4 goal scorers from last season (Junior Caroline Stringfellow – 22 goals, 51 career; Senior Ashlyn Hall – 20 goals, 60 career; and Junior Sarah Wynn – 7 goals, 20 career). Those three also are the top 3 assist leaders from the 2018 season (Wynn – 20 assists, 31 career; Stringfellow – 16 assists, 48 career; and Hall 9 assists, 39 career). Sophomore Midfielder Claire Colquitt also returns with 3 goals and 4 assists from the 2018 season.
  • Other contributors this season will include Freshman Cortney Cobabe, Freshman Abby Schofield, Sophomore Skylee Hopkins, Junior Virginia Wallace, Junior Courtnee Wright, Junior Keelee Cella, Sophomore Macyn Zimmerman, Senior Jordan Stimpson and Senior Madison Yamashita.

Syracuse Defensive Snapshot

  • 3 Returning Starters
  • 2018 Defensive Production: 0.50 goals against per game (1st in 6A)
  • The Titans return 3 seniors on their backline led by 4 year starter and All Stater Kelsey Steed. The center back also brings back offensive production including 2 goals and 4 assists from the 2018. Joining her on the back line is returning All Stater Senior Jenna Kelly, 3 assists in 2018. Returning to the starting back line as well is senior Madi Dee, 4 assists in 2018.
  • The back line will be bolstered by Junior Baylee Sanders, Senior Riley King, Junior Keelee Cella, Sophomore Kacie Barker, Sophomore Evee Augustine, and Sophomore Cassidy Cook.

Stats for Syracuse Soccer

All-Time Record: 86-108-6
Region Championships: 2 (2017, 2018)
Playoff appearances: 5 (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
Current playoff appearance streak: 5 years
State Championships: 0
State Championship record: 0-1 (2017 loss to American Fork, 1-3)
Most Played Rivalry: Davis & Layton. Both programs have played the Titans every single year since the schools inception. (12 years, 24 games)


Last 5:
2018 17-2-0 (11-1 in Region 1 – 6A Semi Finals, loss to Champion Lone Peak 0-1)
2017 17-3-0 (10-2 in Region 1 – 6A Finals, loss to Champion American Fork 1-3)
2016 7-10-1 (6-6 in Region 2 – 5A First Round, loss to semi finalist Copper Hills 0-3)
2015 10-6-1 (8-4 in Region 2 – 5A First Round, loss to finalist Weber 1-4)
2014 3-13-0 (1-11 in Region 1 – Missed Playoffs)

All-Staters

2018
– Caroline Stringfellow, Ms. Soccer
– Ashlyn Hall, 1st Team
– Sarah Wynn, 1st Team
– Kelsey Steed, 2nd Team
– Jenna Kelly, 2nd Team
– Brooklyn Stringfellow, 2nd Team
– Lauren Burnett, HM
– Lauren Burnett, Academic All State
– Gabby Bugtong, Academic All State

2017
– Caroline Stringfellow, 6A MVP
– Ashlyn Hall, 1st Team
– Kelsey Steed, 1st Team
– Sarah Wynn, 2nd Team
– Lauren Burnett, HM
– Savannah Allen, HM

2016
– Ashlyn Hall, HM
– Grace Nelson, HM
– Anne Petersen, Academic All State
– Abby Hall, Academic All State

2015
– Kylie Harris, 2nd Team
– Kyra Tolbert, HM
– Kat Markham, Academic All State

2012
– Logan Harker, Academic All State

2009
– Felicia Sortor, HM

2008
-Felicia Sortor, HM

Syracuse coaching history

  • 2015 – current Taylor Allen (51-21-2)
  • 2010 – 2014 Todd Schwartz (20-55-2)
  • 2009 Bill Deleeuw (8-9-0)
  • 2007 – 2008 Jason Steiner (7-24-1)

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