Feb. 18, 2008
LARAMIE, Wyo. -
University of Wyoming head soccer coach Danny Sanchez announced today the signing of three student-athletes to National Letters of Intent to attend Wyoming in the fall of 2008.
Allison Masumiya, a defender from Lakewood, Calif.; Kelly Parkhurst, a midfielder from Escondido, Calif.; and Ryan Torrero, a goalkeeper from Burbank, Calif.; will all join the Cowgirls this fall.
"All three student-athletes will have the opportunity to come into our program and compete immediately," Sanchez said. "This is somewhat of a small recruiting class, but we feel that each one of our recruits has the potential to make an immediate impact on our program's success."
Following is a list of the 2008 soccer signees:
Allison Masumiya, 5'7", Defender, Lakewood, Calif. (Lakewood High School)
Masumiya has been named to the Varsity Harry J. Moore first team her sophomore and junior seasons as well as being named the offensive player of the year her sophomore year. She helped lead her team to two straight second place finishes in the Harry J. Moore League. Masumiya played for the Cerritos Regional Soccer Club Infinity from 2003-2008. She has played in the upper age bracket all five years and was named the premier player her last two years. She was named the team captain from 2006-2007 and helped lead the team to three straight Coast Soccer League Championships from 2003-2005.
Kelly Parkhurst, 5'8", Midfielder, Escondido, Calif. (Escondido High School)
Parkhurst was a four-year varsity letterman at EHS and received the San Diego Hall of Champions Breitbard Certificate of Athletic Achievement Award in 2007. She was named to the 2006/20007 All Valley League first team and was also named EHS varsity MVP. This season, she is ranked #1 in all of San Diego County for goals scored with 20; she has eight assists and was named team captain. She has also lettered in track and field her junior and senior seasons.
Ryan Torrero, 5'9", Goalkeeper, Burbank, Calif. (Village Christian School)
Torrero has lettered and started all four years of high school including being named team captain her senior season. As a sophomore, she was named the CIF Olympic League Defensive Player of the Year and was a first team selection. Torrero rewrote the record books for Village Christian School as a goalkeeper her sophomore season by setting records in the Lowest GAA, most saves, blocked shots, and minutes played categories. With Torrero between the posts, Village Christian reached the CIF playoffs for the first time in school history. Her junior season she was named to the CIF first team for the second straight year. She has defended the Village Christian goal for 4, 620 minutes through her junior season and will add to this impressive number at the conclusion of her senior season. She has also been a part of several club teams, won four championships and has been ranked nationally.