SFC Alumni

Slammers is one family, committed to excellence. It is a joy to celebrate our alumni and recognize their journeys after their youth club careers.

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THREE WORLD CHAMPIONS

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eighteen national champions

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twenty-nine national finalists

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FOUR ECNL OVERALL CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS

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THREE ECNL-RL CHAMPIONS

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nearly 700 college commits and counting

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT

CALLED UP πŸ“ž πŸ†™ Congrats to Natalie Oca from our SFC ECNL Girls U17s, representing the Philippines at the U20 AFC Asian Cup. Have an amazing time and good luck!
#slammersalums #slammersfc #PFF

CALLED UP πŸ“ž πŸ†™ Congrats to Natalie Oca from our SFC ECNL Girls U17s, representing the Philippines at the U20 AFC Asian Cup. Have an amazing time and good luck!
#slammersalums #slammersfc #PFF
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CALLED UP πŸ“ž πŸ†™ Congrats to Kate Wiesner (SFC ’19), one of 23 players called to the USWNT U23 team for the Thorns Preseason Tournament, where they will face NWSL competition. Second call up this month for Kate! Good luck! 
#slammersalums #slammersfc #usynt #uswnt πŸ“Έ Penn State Women's Soccer

CALLED UP πŸ“ž πŸ†™ Congrats to Kate Wiesner (SFC ’19), one of 23 players called to the USWNT U23 team for the Thorns Preseason Tournament, where they will face NWSL competition. Second call up this month for Kate! Good luck!
#slammersalums #slammersfc #usynt #uswnt πŸ“Έ Penn State Women's Soccer
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CALLED UP πŸ“ž πŸ†™ Congrats to Simone Jackson (SFC ’21), one of 23 players called to the USWNT U23 team for the Thorns Preseason Tournament, where they will face NWSL competition. Good luck! 
#slammersalums #slammersfc #usynt #uswnt πŸ“Έ USC Women's Soccer

CALLED UP πŸ“ž πŸ†™ Congrats to Simone Jackson (SFC ’21), one of 23 players called to the USWNT U23 team for the Thorns Preseason Tournament, where they will face NWSL competition. Good luck!
#slammersalums #slammersfc #usynt #uswnt πŸ“Έ USC Women's Soccer
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CALLED UP πŸ“ž πŸ†™ Congrats to Ari Markey from our SFC ECNL Girls U16s, representing the Philippines at the U20 AFC Asian Cup. Have an amazing time and good luck!
#slammersalums #slammersfc #PFF

CALLED UP πŸ“ž πŸ†™ Congrats to Ari Markey from our SFC ECNL Girls U16s, representing the Philippines at the U20 AFC Asian Cup. Have an amazing time and good luck!
#slammersalums #slammersfc #PFF
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CALLED UP πŸ“ž πŸ†™ Congrats to Ayva Jordan from our SFC HBK ECNL Girls U16s, one of 23 players called to the USWNT U16 training camp at the US Soccer National Training Center in Carson this month. Have an amazing time!
#slammersalums #slammersfc #usynt #uswnt

CALLED UP πŸ“ž πŸ†™ Congrats to Ayva Jordan from our SFC HBK ECNL Girls U16s, one of 23 players called to the USWNT U16 training camp at the US Soccer National Training Center in Carson this month. Have an amazing time!
#slammersalums #slammersfc #usynt #uswnt
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Shout out and congrats to Kate Wiesner (SFC ’19), one of 20 players called to the USWNT U23 team traveling to France this month. The squad will train and play two games against France’s U23s at Clairefontaine, France’s famed National Training Center located outside of Paris. Have a great trip!!
#slammersalums #slammersfc #usynt #uswnt

Shout out and congrats to Kate Wiesner (SFC ’19), one of 20 players called to the USWNT U23 team traveling to France this month. The squad will train and play two games against France’s U23s at Clairefontaine, France’s famed National Training Center located outside of Paris. Have a great trip!!
#slammersalums #slammersfc #usynt #uswnt
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Congratulations to Jenna Nighswonger (SFC '19), who was selected ACC Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Jenna was an NWSL First Round selection for Gotham FC, who kick off their season next month. Great job Jenna!
#slammersfc #slamfam #slammersalums

Congratulations to Jenna Nighswonger (SFC '19), who was selected ACC Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Jenna was an NWSL First Round selection for Gotham FC, who kick off their season next month. Great job Jenna!
#slammersfc #slamfam #slammersalums
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For the first time in our history, we have TWO alums in selected in the first round of the same draft class. Congratulations again to Jenna (Rd 1 Pick 4, Gotham FC) and Haley (Rd 1 Pick 11, NC Courage). We are proud of you and wish you more and better ahead!
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For the first time in our history, we have TWO alums in selected in the first round of the same draft class. Congratulations again to Jenna (Rd 1 Pick 4, Gotham FC) and Haley (Rd 1 Pick 11, NC Courage). We are proud of you and wish you more and better ahead!
#slammersfc #slamfam #slammersalums
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Join us in congratulating Haley Hopkins (SFC '17) on being selected in the 1st Round of the NWSL Draft by the North Carolina Courage! We are proud of you!!
#slamfam #nwsl #nwsldraft #slammersfc  #slammersalums πŸ“Έ UVA Women's Soccer

Join us in congratulating Haley Hopkins (SFC '17) on being selected in the 1st Round of the NWSL Draft by the North Carolina Courage! We are proud of you!!
#slamfam #nwsl #nwsldraft #slammersfc #slammersalums πŸ“Έ UVA Women's Soccer
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Join us in congratulating Jenna Nighswonger (SFC '19) on being selected in the 1st Round of the NWSL Draft by Gotham FC! We are proud of you!!
#slamfam #nwsl #nwsldraft #slammersfc #slammersalums πŸ“Έ Gotham City FC

Join us in congratulating Jenna Nighswonger (SFC '19) on being selected in the 1st Round of the NWSL Draft by Gotham FC! We are proud of you!!
#slamfam #nwsl #nwsldraft #slammersfc #slammersalums πŸ“Έ Gotham City FC
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ALUM SPOTLIGHT! Aniyah League has been named Newcomer of the Year at Michigan! Well done Aniyah! 
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ALUM SPOTLIGHT! Aniyah League has been named Newcomer of the Year at Michigan! Well done Aniyah!
#slamfam #slammersalums
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ALUM SPOTLIGHT Kate Wiesner (SFC '19) and Kara Ogden (SFC β€˜21) have been named Academic All-Big Ten at Penn State. Great job Kate and Kara!
#slamfam #slammersalums #pennstate
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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: Abby Greubel (SFC '21) has been named College Sports Communicators Academic All-American! Congratulations Abby!
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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: Abby Greubel (SFC '21) has been named College Sports Communicators Academic All-American! Congratulations Abby!
#slammersalums #slammersfc #slamfam
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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: Sami Baytosh (SFC '22) has been named All-Pac 12 Freshman Team! Congratulations Sami!
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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: Sami Baytosh (SFC '22) has been named All-Pac 12 Freshman Team! Congratulations Sami!
#slammersalums #slammersfc #slamfam
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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: Simone Jackson (SFC '21) has been named All-Pac 12 First Team, and United Soccer Coaches All-Region! Congratulations Simone!
#slammersalums #slammersfc #slamfam

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: Simone Jackson (SFC '21) has been named All-Pac 12 First Team, and United Soccer Coaches All-Region! Congratulations Simone!
#slammersalums #slammersfc #slamfam
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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: Jenna Nighswonger (SFC '19) has been named a First-Team All-American! Congratulations Jenna!
#slammersalums #slammersfc #slamfam

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: Jenna Nighswonger (SFC '19) has been named a First-Team All-American! Congratulations Jenna!
#slammersalums #slammersfc #slamfam
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This Friday kicks off matches for the NCAA Division I Women's Soccer Final Four, and there's a Slammers FC alum on each team! Good luck to Jadyen, Kate, Nona, and Jenna. We'll be watching on TV!
#slammersfc #slammersalums #ncaacollegecup #ncaawomenssoccer

This Friday kicks off matches for the NCAA Division I Women's Soccer Final Four, and there's a Slammers FC alum on each team! Good luck to Jadyen, Kate, Nona, and Jenna. We'll be watching on TV!
#slammersfc #slammersalums #ncaacollegecup #ncaawomenssoccer
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Slammers FC alums Jayden Perry (UCLA) and Haley Hopkins (Virginia) battle for a header in the NCAA Division I Quarterfinals over the weekend. UCLA won in overtime.
#slammersfc #slamfam #slammersalums

Slammers FC alums Jayden Perry (UCLA) and Haley Hopkins (Virginia) battle for a header in the NCAA Division I Quarterfinals over the weekend. UCLA won in overtime.
#slammersfc #slamfam #slammersalums
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Congratulations to Jenna Nighswonger (SFC '19), who was named to the United Soccer Coaches All-Atlantic Region team after a stellar year with career-highs in points, goals, and assists. 
#slamfam #slammersfc #floridastateseminoles #fsusoccer #slammersalums

Congratulations to Jenna Nighswonger (SFC '19), who was named to the United Soccer Coaches All-Atlantic Region team after a stellar year with career-highs in points, goals, and assists.
#slamfam #slammersfc #floridastateseminoles #fsusoccer #slammersalums
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Shout out to Bella Yakel (SFC ’22), who was named to the All WCC Freshman Team at Portland. We’re proud of you Bella!
#slammersalums #slamfam

Shout out to Bella Yakel (SFC ’22), who was named to the All WCC Freshman Team at Portland. We’re proud of you Bella!
#slammersalums #slamfam
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SLAMMERS FC 2007
STANFORD 2011

Born and raised in Newport Beach, Christen played her entire youth career for Slammers. Her team won a national championship and she finished with the Golden Boot.

At Stanford, she holds the all-time scoring record, and was awarded the Hermann Trophy her senior year as the nation's most outstanding player.

Professionally, she has played for Manchester United, Chicago Red Stars, Utah Royals, and Angel City FC. She was WPS Rookie of the Year (2011), and has been named NWSL Best XI four times.

Internationally, she is a two-time World Cup Winner with the USWNT. She's also been on teams that have won CONCACAF, the Algarve Cup, the SheBelieves Cup, and the Tournament of Nations, and she's an Olympic bronze medalist.

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SACHA KLJESTAN

SLAMMERS FC 2002
SETON HALL 2005

A native of Huntington Beach and a fantastic player for Slammers FC, Sacha had an All-American career at Seton Hall, where he still holds the single-season assist record.

He was selected fifth overall in the 2006 MLS SuperDraft. He has represented Chivas USA, Anderlecht, NY Red Bulls, Orlando City, and LA Galaxy as a professional. With Anderlecht, he won both the league championship and the Belgian Super Cup. He's twice been selected to the MLS Best XI.

Sacha has earned over 50 caps with the USMNT, finishing second in the Confederations Cup.

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WHITNEY ENGEN

SLAMMERS FC 2005
NORTH CAROLINA 2009

A native of Torrance, Whitney won back-to-back state and regional titles with Slammers, and earned two national top-four finishes. Her ODP team won regional and national titles.

At North Carolina, she played for four years under legendary coach Anson Dorrance, winning three NCAA Division I titles. She was all-ACC both athletically and academically.

Professionally, her clubs have included Liverpool, Chicago Red Stars, Houston Dash, and Boston Breakers. She was 2011 WPS Champion, Defender of the Year, and Top XI. In England, she won the FA Women's Super League.

Internationally, she is a World Cup Winner (2015). In her career she earned 40 caps with the US Women's National team, scoring four goals. She also won the CONCACAF Women's Championship and the Algarve Cup (3x).

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TYSON WAHL

SLAMMERS FC 2002
SETON HALL 2005

Tyson is from Newport Beach, Tyson followed his club career with a stellar career at Cal Berkeley, where he started every match all four years.

He was selected nineteenth overall in the 2006 MLS SuperDraft. He played for Kansas City, Seattle, Montreal, Colorado, and Columbus in the MLS, making over 150 appearances. He won the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup three times while with the Sounders.

PLAYER ACCOLADES

ALEXA ORAND

2005 GATORADE STATE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

SACHA KLJESTAN

2008, 2016 MLS BEST XI; 2016 MLS ALL-STAR

WHITNEY ENGEN

2009 HONDA PLAYER OF THE YEAR

CHRISTEN PRESS

2011 MAC HERMANN TROPHY

KENNEDY WESLEY

2017 GATORADE STATE PLAYER OF THE YEAR

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We are proud to list here the Slammers FC alumni who graduated from our program and played at the college/university level.

Thank you for your dedication and hard work.

We congratulate you andΒ wish you well.

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