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Santiago Canyon College Women’s Soccer Team Captain Named National Player of the Year



Ashley Roskelly Wins United Soccer Coaches’ Junior College Women’s Title

(Orange, CA) – Santiago Canyon College (SCC) today announced that United Soccer Coaches has named SCC woman’s soccer player Ashley Roskelly National Player of the Year for Junior College Women - Division 3.

Ashley Roskelly (right) named National Player of the Year for Junior College Women - Division 3The announcement follows Santiago Canyon College (SCC) Women’s Soccer team’s second consecutive-year win of the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Women’s Soccer State Championship earlier this month. Roskelly was team captain for both the 2018 and 2019 Back-to-Back State Championship seasons, with nine goals and seven assists in the 2019 season.

“In soccer, stats do not always give the complete picture,” said head coach Ian Woodhead. “Nine goals and seven assists from a holding-midfield position is a fine achievement. But more important is Ashley's leadership on and off the field. Her actions and words make her a worthy choice for this prestigious award.”

Roskelly is the first Hawk since Leslie Bryant in 2009 to be named “National Player of the Year.”

Roskelly was named State Final-Four Tournament MVP and her interview after the game can be viewed on YouTube.

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Abouts Santiago Canyon College
Santiago Canyon College (SCC) serves more than 17,000 credit and noncredit students each semester. In 2017, SCC was ranked No. 13 among the 50 Best Community Colleges in the U.S. by College Choice and is currently ranked No. 3 in California by, a leading authority in college and university rankings and resources. The college prepares students for transfer to four-year institutions and careers, and provides courses for personal and professional development, as well as customized training for business and industry. The college is recognized for its adult education program which keeps the working adult - and senior - in mind by offering flexible schedules, and community locations. Serving the residents of Anaheim Hills, Orange, Tustin, and Villa Park, SCC is one of two comprehensive colleges under the auspices of the Rancho Santiago Community College District.

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