Florida Sol Alumni


Morgan Brian 2009-2013

Since 2012, Morgan Brian has become one of the top young players in the nation. In 2013, she received her first cap with the U.S. Women’s National team being the youngest player on the team at that time. Morgan is one of only 4 women to  have won 2 Mac Herman awards as best NCAA player in 2014-15. She was also named the U.S. Soccer Young Female Athlete of the Year and led the University of Virginia to the women’s Final Four Championships in 2014 and 2015. Morgan played a big role in the 2015 Women’s World Cup, which the U.S. Women’s National Team won the tournament. She now plays for the Houston Dash in the NWSL where she was the first overall pick in the 2015 draft.

 

Emily Sonnett 2015

Emily Sonnett has moved from the U-23 U.S. Women’s National Team to compete for a roster spot on the senior Women’s National Team since playing for the Florida SOL in 2014. She has 8 caps for the WNT with her first being against Brazil October 2015 during the WNT Victory Tour. Emily was drafted by the Portland Thorns FC being the first overall pick in the 2016 NWSL Draft. Emily also played at the University of Virginia from 2012-2015.

 

 

 

 

Havana Solaun 2009-2014

In 2014, co-captain Havana Solaun played her senior year for the University of Florida being an All-SEC first team selection. In 2015, she was drafted by the Seattle Reign FC in the NWSL draft. She scored the game-winning goal in a preseason game against the University of Washington, but sadly she also had a season-ending injury in that same game. Now that 2016 is here, Havana is ready for the 2016 NWSL season as well as spending some time with the U-23 WNT having been last called up to their training camp in January 2016.

 

 

 

 

Kristin Grubka 2009-2014

After winning the NCAA College Cup Championship with Florida State in 2014, Kristin Grubka was drafted by the Sky Blue FC in the 2015 NWSL Draft. Being with Sky Blue FC, she is given the opportunity to play along with great defenders Christie Rampone and Kelley O’Hara. Kristin has been playing with the U-23 WNT since 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

Theresa Diederich 2009-2014

Theresa Diederich ended a great career at the University of Alabama in 2014. Being a three-year captain, she ranked third in shots on goal in Crimson Tide history and ranked eighth in total points. In 2015 Diederich made her debut in the NWSL with the New Jersey Sky Blue FC, where she still plays to date. In November 2015, she returned to her high school alma mater, Episcopal, to coach the Girls’ Varsity team. Theresa was also part of the Sol '93' team that won the 2012 USYSA National Championship.

 

  

  

 

Christen Westphal 2011-2014

Christen Westphal played along with Havana Solaun at the University of Florida from 2012-2014. Westphal just finished her senior year in 2015 being named the SEC Defensive Player of the Year. This January she was the third pick of the 2016 NWSL Draft by the Boston Breakers. Being on the U-23 WNT, Westphal has had the opportunity to play with former Florida Sol teammates: Havana Solaun and Kristin Grubka.

 

 

  

 

Elizabeth Tucker 2009-2013

After playing for the Florida Sol, Elizabeth Tucker played at Notre Dame University where she helped the team win an NCAA National Championship in 2011. In her senior year at Notre Dame Elizabeth was named ACC Scholar-Athlete of the year and NCAA Woman of the Year, perhaps the most prestigious award an NCAA Student Athlete could win. Elizabeth never played high school soccer, instead chose to play basketball.