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Rosters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 Coaching Staff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-4 Support Staff/Pronunciations . . . . . . . . . . . .5 Spartan Profiles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6-23

Returners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6-18 Newcomers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18-23 2008 Results . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24 2008 Statistics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25 2008 WAC Recap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26 Coaching Records . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28 Postseason History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29 Spartan Record Book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30-33 Single-Match Bests . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30

Single-Season Records . . . . . . . . . .30-31 Career Records . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31-32 Single-Season Team Records . . . . . . . .33 Miscellaneous Records . . . . . . . . . . . . .33 All-Time Hat Tricks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33 Year-by-Year Results . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34-37 Awards and Honors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .38-40 Letterwinners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .41 San Jose State University . . . . . . . . . . .42-43 Culture of Champions . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44-45 Spartan Stadium . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .46 City of San Jose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .47 Koret/ Hall of Champions . . . . . . . . . . . . . .48

Credits: The 2009 San Jose State University women's soccer media guide is a production of the Sports Information Department. Content written, editing and layout done by Richard Stern and Doga Gur. Assistance from Lawrence Fan, Amy Villa, Jeff Leightman and Craig Winans. Photography by Terrell Lloyd, Damon Tarver, David Godinez, Alexis Cuarezma, Ron Fried, John Poch, Wayne Salvatore, Jeremy Layport, Derek Sijder, Ben Warden, SJCVB, San Francisco Giants and the Western Athletic Conference. Printing by Sierra Office Supply & Printing.

San Jose State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, disabled veteran's or Vietnam veteran's status. This policy applies to all SJSU student and staff programs and activities. Questions regarding this policy should be directed to the Director of the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action, SJSU, San Jose, CA 95192, (408) 924-1115.

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School: . . . . . . . . . .San Jose State University Location: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .San Jose, Calif. Enrollment: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .32,746 Founded: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1857 Affiliation: . . . . . . . . . . . . .NCAA Division I Conference: . . . . . . . . . . . . .Western Athletic Nickname: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Spartans Colors: . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Gold, White & Blue President: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jon Whitmore Director of Athletics: . . . . . . . . .Tom Bowen Sr. Associate AD/SWA: . . . . . . .Stacy Martin Sr. Associate AD: . . . . . . . . . . . . . .John Poch Asst. AD/Soccer Supervisor: . . . .Matt Witty Faculty Rep.: . . . . . . . . . . .Dr. Bill Campsey Department Phone: . . . . . . . .(408) 924-1200 Head Coach: . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Jeff Leightman

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(Binghamton, 1995) Record at SJSU (Seasons): . . . . . .5-11-4 (1) Career Record (Seasons): . . . . .107-77-5 (11) Assistant Coach: . . . . . . . . . . . .Craig Winans

. . . . . . . . . . . . . .(San Francisco State, 1981) Office Phone: . . . . . . . . . . . . .(408) 924-1718 Spartan Stadium (Capacity): . . . . . . . .30,456 Spartan Field (Capacity): . . . . . . . . . . . . .500 Press Box Phone: . . . .(408) 924-1234 (Stadium)

2008 Overall Record: . . . . . . . . . . . . .5-11-4 2008 WAC Record/Finish: . . . . . .2-4-1/T5th Starters Returning/Lost: . . . . . . . . . . . .10/1 Letterwinners Returning/Lost: . . . . . . .16/4 Newcomers: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 First Year of Women's Soccer: . . . . . . .1995 All-Time Record: . . . . . . .100-161-21 (.392)

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 Seasons All-Time WAC Record: . . . . .33-47-9 (.421)

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 Seasons WAC Tournament Titles (Last): . . .1 (2000) WAC Tourn. Appearances (Last): .9 (2008) NCAA Champ. Appearances: . . . . .1 (2000) Stadium Record: . . . . . . . . . . .50-48-7 (.509)

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 Seasons Spartan Field Record: . . . . . . .5-17-1 (.239)

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 Seasons Sports Information Director: . . . . .Lawrence Fan Women's Soccer Contact: . . . . . . . . .Doga Gur E-Mail: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .doga.gur@sjsu.edu Office Phone: . . . . . . . . . . . . .(408) 924-1211 Cell Phone: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(650) 353-0153 Office Fax: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(408) 924-1291 Website: . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Roster

Alphabetical

No. Name

Pos. Ht. Yr.

0 Danielle Anderson GK 5-10 JR

10 Emmy Belding

F

5-7 SR

4 Brittany Boehm

D

5-4 JR

2 Katie Bonadies* F/MF 5-5 JR

00 Nina Butera

GK 5-10 JR

5 Kelsey Costan

MF/F 5-3 FR

21 Krista Cullen

D

5-6 FR

22 Munvir Dhillon

MF 5-4 FR

12 Shanelle Furner MF 5-6 SO

24 Michelle Haughey F

5-4 SO

13 Laura Hill

F

5-5 FR

7 Kelsy Holm

D

5-8 SO

16 Jessica Ingram

D

5-9 SO

3 Kim Johnston

D/MF 5-2 JR

11 Roxy Kamal*

F/MF 5-4 SR

6 Katie Knopp

F

5-7 JR

14 Kelsey Lord

MF/D 5-6 FR

8 Amanda Martin MF/D 5-2 SO

15 Lauren Ng-Pinkerton MF/D 5-6 JR

17 Angela Nu?ez

MF/D 5-5 SR

25 Hallsie Pacheco MF 5-5 SR

23 Helen Phan

D

5-8 FR

19 Shannon Righetti F/D 5-8 FR

20 Stephanie Righetti F

5-7 SO

Jessica Sanchez

D

5-2 JR

26 Lauren Sanchez MF/F 5-7 SO

9 Angela Santoro

D

5-7 SO

18 Amanda Simat

MF 5-3 FR

Exp. Hometown/Last School JC Fremont, Calif./Ohlone College 1V Aptos, Calif./Cabrillo College 2V San Ramon, Calif./California HS 1V Los Gatos, Calif./Los Gatos HS 2V San Jose, Calif./Presentation HS HS Elk Grove, Calif./Elk Grove HS HS Folsom, Calif./Folsom HS HS San Jose, Calif./Piedmont Hills HS 1V San Carlos, Calif./Carlmont HS 1V San Jose, Calif./Branham HS HS Sierra Madre, Calif./Pasadena HS 1V Alta Loma, Calif./Los Osos HS 1V San Jose, Calif./Santa Teresa HS 2V Los Gatos, Calif./Leigh HS 2V San Jose, Calif./Presentation HS JC Suisun, Calif./Solano College HS Livermore, Calif./Granada HS 1V Fremont, Calif./Saint Francis HS 2V San Jose, Calif./Santa Teresa HS SQ Cupertino, Calif./De Anza College 3V Lodi, Calif./Lodi HS HS Milpitas, Calif./St. Lawrence Acad. HS San Jose, Calif./Pioneer HS 1V San Jose, Calif./Pioneer HS JC San Jose, Calif./De Anza College 1V San Jose, Calif./Archbishop Mitty HS 1V Los Gatos, Calif./Leigh HS HS Pleasanton, Calif./Foothill HS

Head Coach: Jeff Leightman - 2nd Season, Binghamton, 1995 Assistant Coach: Craig Winans - 4th Season, San Francisco State, 1981 Volunteer Assistant Coach: Ivan Bandov - 2nd Season Volunteer Assistant Coach: David Lovercheck - 1st Season Operations Volunteer: Colin Corstorphine - 2nd Season

Numerical

* - Team Captain

No. Name

Pos.

00 Nina Butera . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .GK

0 Danielle Anderson . . . . . . . . . . .GK

2 Katie Bonadies* . . . . . . . . . . .F/MF

3 Kim Johnston . . . . . . . . . . . . .D/MF

4 Brittany Boehm . . . . . . . . . . . . . .D

5 Kelsey Costan . . . . . . . . . . . .MF/F

6 Katie Knopp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .F

7 Kelsy Holm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .D

8 Amanda Martin . . . . . . . . . . .MF/D

9 Angela Santoro . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .D

10 Emmy Belding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .F

11 Roxy Kamal* . . . . . . . . . . . . .F/MF

12 Shanelle Furner . . . . . . . . . . . . .MF

13 Laura Hill . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .F

No. Name

Pos.

14 Kelsey Lord . . . . . . . . . . . . . .MF/D

15 Lauren Ng-Pinkerton . . . . . . .MF/D

16 Jessica Ingram . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .D

17 Angela Nu?ez . . . . . . . . . . . .MF/D

18 Amanda Simat . . . . . . . . . . . . . .MF

19 Shannon Righetti . . . . . . . . . . . .F/D

20 Stephanie Righetti . . . . . . . . . . . . .F

21 Krista Cullen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .D

22 Munvir Dhillon . . . . . . . . . . . . .MF

23 Helen Phan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .D

24 Michelle Haughey . . . . . . . . . . . . .F

25 Hallsie Pacheco . . . . . . . . . . . . .MF

26 Lauren Sanchez . . . . . . . . . . .MF/F

Jessica Sanchez . . . . . . . . . . . . . .D

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Coaching Staff

Jeff Leightman

Head Coach Second Season

Jeff Leightman is in his second season as head coach of the San Jose State University women's soccer team, and continues the rebuilding process of the program.

In his first year, Leightman had seven true freshmen and one redshirt freshman start at least 11 games each, improving San Jose State's overall winning percentage from .238 to .350 while qualifying for a fourth straight WAC Tournament. A program-high 10 Spartans earned Academic All-WAC distinction.

Leightman arrived from his alma mater, Binghamton (N.Y.) University, where he compiled a record of 102-66-1 from 1998-07. He led the Bearcats to the 2004 America East Conference regular-season and tournament titles and an NCAA Championship berth, earning AEC Coach of the Year honors.

Leightman has worked at the collegiate level for 16 years, having coached a nationally-ranked NCAA Division III program, a regionallyranked Division I program at Villanova and a Division I national champion at North Carolina prior to leading Binghamton.

In 1998, Leightman's first year at Binghamton, the Bearcats were ranked nationally and finished with a 14-3-1 record and an Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) crown. Over seven years at Division I, he directed his squad to regional top-10 rankings by both the National Soccer Coaches Association of America

(NSCAA) and Soccer Buzz. In addition to the 2004 title,

Leightman led Binghamton to the America East semifinals in 2005 and 2007, and the quarterfinals in 2006. The Bearcats were ECAC runners-up in 1999 and semifinalists in 2001 and 2003. Leightman has served as the America East Women's Soccer Coaches' Chair from 2005-07, the National Chairman for the NSCAA rankings and the East Region Chairman for the NSCAA ScholarAthlete All-America Committee.

Leightman has been involved with the Olympic Development Program since 2002. He was a United States Youth Soccer Region I staff coach at the U13 and U14 levels, as well as the head coach of the New York State West ODP U16 and U17 teams.

As an assistant coach at Villanova in 1997, Leightman helped guide the Wildcats to an 8-8-2 record, the Big East Tournament semifinals and an ECAC Tournament appearance. At North Carolina in 1996, he assisted in a national championship as the Tar Heels finished with a 25-1 record and the Atlantic Coast Conference title.

Leightman's coaching career began at Binghamton as an assistant coach from 1993-96. He earned a degree in biological sciences from Binghamton in 1995, and holds an NSCAA Premier diploma.

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Coaching Staff

Craig Winans

Assistant Coach Fourth Season

Craig Winans is in his fourth season as the assistant coach for the San Jose State women's soccer program.

Prior to joining the Spartan staff in 2006, Winans had been the director of coaching of the Xtreme Soccer Club, based in Pacifica, Calif., where he was responsible for building the recentlyformed club program. In addition, he was the girl's head coach at Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep in San Francisco, Calif., during the 2004 season.

Winans has also been a state staff coach and instructor since 1997 and district Olympic Development Program (ODP) head coach since 1995 for the

California Youth Soccer Association (CYSA), based in Pleasanton, Calif.

The 1981 San Francisco State University graduate majored in business with an emphasis in accounting. Winans also attended the United States Air Force Academy, where he played college soccer, and Cal State Hayward.

The San Francisco native holds an NSCAA Premier diploma and a United States Soccer Federation National "B" coaching license. He and his wife, Vickie, have four children, Bridget, Brendan, Kevin and Theresa, and reside in San Francisco, Calif.

Ivan Bandov

Volunteer Assistant Coach Second Season

David Lovercheck Volunteer

Assistant Coach First Season

Ivan Bandov is in his second season as a volunteer assistant coach for the San Jose State University women's soccer program. He primarily works with the Spartan goalkeepers, but assists in other aspects as well.

David Lovercheck is in his first season as a volunteer assistant coach for the San Jose State University women's soccer program. He also serves as the head equipment manager for FC Gold Pride, the Bay Area franchise of Women's Professional Soccer.

Colin Corstorphine Operations Volunteer

Second Season

Colin Corstorphine is in his second season as a volunteer with the San Jose State University women's soccer program. In 2009, he is assisting in an operations capacity, after serving as a coach in 2008.

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Paul-Wayne Mahlow

Athletic Trainer

Drew Agbay Academic Advisor

Support Staff

Chris Holder Strength & Conditioning

Matt Witty Assistant A.D./ Sport Supervisor

Pronunciation Guide

Ivan Bandov . . . . . .EYE-vin BAN-dov Brittany Boehm . . . . . . . . . . . . .BAME Katie Bonadies . . . . . . . . .BON-ah-deez Nina Butera . . . . . . . . . .biew-TEH-rah Colin Corstorphine . . . .core-store-FIN Kelsey Costan . . . . . . . . . . . . .COST-un Munvir Dhillon . .mun-VEER DILL-un Shanelle Furner . . . . . . . . . .Sha-NELL Michelle Haughey . . . . . . . . .HAW-kee Roxy Kamal . . . . . . . . . . . .kuh-MALL Katie Knopp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .NOP Jeff Leightman . . . . . . . . .LIGHT-mun Lauren Ng-Pinkerton . . . . . . . . . . . .ING Angela Nu?ez . . . .ON-hella NOON-yez Hallsie Pacheco . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . . . . . . . .HALL-zee puh-CHAY-ko Helen Phan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .FAN Shannon Righetti . . . . . . . . .rih-GET-ee Stephanie Righetti . . . . . . . .rih-GET-ee Amanda Simat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .SIM-it Craig Winans . . . . . . . . . . . .WHY-nuns

Justin Weaver Equipment Manager

Matt Goudreau Events & Facilities

Eileen Daley Assistant A.D./

Academics

Jennifer Miller Compliance Coordinator

Liz Jarnigan Associate A.D./ Student Services

Jody Smith Assistant A.D./ Events & Facilities

Whitney Rotrock Director of Student

Services

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Spartan Profiles

10

EMMY BELDING

F, 5-7, SR, 1V Aptos, Calif.

SPARTAN NOTES: In her second season with the Spartans...enrolled in school and participated in training during the 2008 spring semester...voted by teammates as San Jose State's MVP and Offensive MVP in 2008...2008 Academic All-WAC honoree.

net against WAC foes Louisiana Tech (10/24) and at Boise State (11/2)...collected her lone assist on the opening goal of a 3-2 home loss against Utah State (10/26)...nine points and four goals in WAC matches tied for the league lead... tied for second on the WAC goal-scoring chart in all matches, and sixth in points... played a season-high 104 minutes at home against Seattle (8/31) and Fresno State (10/10)...all four shots against Cal were on goal...matched that single-game season high with four shots against Miami (Ohio) (9/21) and at Saint Mary's (10/3).

CABRILLO COLLEGE: Played two years at Cabrillo College (Coach Paolo Carbone) in Aptos, Calif., scoring 56 goals...was chosen the MVP of the Coast Conference in 2007 and was the Forward of the Year in her freshman year in 2006...two-time all-conference pick.

APTOS HIGH SCHOOL: Played four years of varsity basketball and participated in varsity track and field for three years, graduating in 2005...was a twotime first-team all-league selection in basketball, and part of the school-record-setting 4x100 relay as a track athlete.

EMMY: Majoring in advertising...plans

to pursue a career in photography...attend-

2008: Led the Spartans in virtually all sta- ed Saint Mary's College in Moraga,

tistical categories, including goals (8),

Calif., during the 2005-06 academic year,

points (17), game-winning goals (3), shots but did not participate in soccer...played

(39) and shots on goal (21)...was the lone her club soccer for the Santa Cruz

Spartan to start all 20 matches...notched Breakers (Coach Ashley Edgar) and the

the game-winning goal in three of San

Aptos Surf (Coach Hillel Rom)...enjoys

Jose State's five victories, at home versus the beach, babysitting, and spending time

Sacramento State (9/14) in overtime, at

with her family...has one brother, John...

Air Force (9/26) and at Nevada (10/12)

parents are Richard Belding and the late

...scored three equalizers, versus

Kathy Belding...father, Richard, was a

California (8/24), at Hawai'i (10/19) and junior college All-American as a swim-

against Boise State (11/6) in the WAC

mer at Foothill College...Emily Belding

Tournament...also reached the back of the was born on December 31, 1986, in

Redwood

BELDING'S CAREER STATISTICS

City, Calif.

Year

GP GS Shots G A Pts Shot% GWG

2008

20 20 39 8 1 17 .205

3

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