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Spiders Announce 2012 Class
Courtesy: Richmond Athletics
Release: 03/14/2012
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UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND, Va. -- The Richmond women's soccer team, coming off its best season in a decade, will welcome nine new players to a squad that returns 21 players and eight starters from the 2012 (13-5-3) campaign.

"This is a very interesting group, said head coach Peter Albright. "We have recruited a collection of tough, talented athletes. They will have a chance to join and be a part of an established, successful program, and compete for the opportunity to contribute as first-year players. There is no question that we have really strengthened ourselves in a number of important positions, and improved ourselves athletically. Our goals and expectations for the fall are pretty high. This class really fortifies our foundation."

Name Pos. Ht. Hometown Club Team
Jess Abrams D 5'6 Upper Sadle River, N.J. Arsenal Express
Dana Bernetich D 5'9 Mt. Laurel, N.J. Wall Wombats
Grace DeBell M 5'3 Centreville, Va. FC Virginia
Hannah Holub D 5'7 Cary, N.C. Triangle FC
Emily Kelly GK 6'1 Cayman Islands Kimball Union
Lindsay Mondloch M 5'7 Fairfax Station, Va. Vista Omni
Nichola Mottram D 5'10 Rancho Palos, Calif. Cyprus FC
Darian Podmajersky M 5'7 Yorba Linda, Calif. Canyon PSA
Ashley Riefner M 5'5 Mechanicsville, Va. Richmond Kickers Elite

The Spiders open the 2012 season on August 17 at the Virginia Tech Tournament versus Wake Forest.

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