WOMENâ€™S SOCCER ADDS TRANSFER FOR 2009 SEASON
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Sacramento State head women’s soccer coach Randy Dedini has announced the addition of transfer Shea Roberts for the 2009-10 school year.
Roberts, who will compete as a sophomore in the 2009 season, played her freshman campaign at UC Irvine, starting all 19 games for the Anteaters. A standout defender, Roberts ranked third on the team in minutes played, seeing the pitch for 1,614 minutes at the left back position.
“Shea is an outside back who can change the game with her athleticism,” Dedini said. “She is also very dangerous with her ability to come forward and attack from the back line. Shea is a hard worker who will step in and play a lot of minutes for us right away.”
A native of Folsom, Calif., Roberts played four years for Mike McBride at Folsom HS, earning first team all-Delta River League honors on two occasions. Teaming with the Hornets’ Paige Tucker, Roberts was co-MVP of the DRL in 2008, scoring 10 goals while leading the Bulldogs to an 11-3-4 record. For her efforts, Roberts earned first team all-metro honors from the Sacramento Bee, joining new teammate Caitlin Pulver among the honorees.
Roberts competed at the club level for the San Juan Spirits ‘90, playing alongside 11 other players who are currently in Division I soccer. That includes Hornet teammates Jordan Carlberg, Elece McBride, and Tucker, who played for head coach John DeMartini.
Roberts and the Hornets continue their spring season at Chico State on Friday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m.