Washburn, the third seed in the Class AA State Tournament, gets on the road to US Bank Stadium with a quarterfinal match against St. Michael-Albertville at Farmington High School, Wednesday, October 26, at 7:30pm.

Millers Win!

1 2 Final
St. Michael-Albertville Knights 0 1 1
Washburn Millers 2 0 2
Washburn Goals: Ruppert (Heinemann); Villars

Washburn Millers v. STMA Knights

October 26, 2016 • 7:30pm • Farmington High School

This will be the first meeting between the Millers and Knights.

STMA, currently ranked 9th in Class AA through the QRF ranking system, ended the regular season with a 15-1-3 record, losing only to top-ranked East Ridge early in the season. It has not lost a match in it last 17 matches, compiling a 14-0-3 record since August 29, with draws against Burnsville, Maple Grove, and Princeton. STMA defeated Rogers 2-0 on October 18 to win the Section 8AA championship. The Knights come into the tournament as one of three unseeded teams.

Washburn is ranked third in Class AA girls soccer (QRF) and is seeded third overall in the Class AA State  Tournament, behind East Ridge and Rosemount. The Millers come into the match with a 16-1-1 record overall, having defeated Wayzata 3-1 in a come-from-behind victory on October 18 to capture the 6AA championship. Washburn has outscored opponents 67-12 this season and has given up only two goals in its last 9 matches.

The Knights play in the Mississippi Eight Conference, where it finished first for the season, ahead of Rogers, Princeton, and St. Francis. Washburn is the undefeated Minneapolis City Conference champion.

Washburn high school girls soccer mascot

Washburn Millers Varsity Roster

Number Name Position Year
1 Taylor Cottew (C) G 12
2 Ella Endo A 9
3 Marli Rajacich A 10
4 Austyn Kimbrell D 12
5 Isabel McLaughlin F 12
6 Allegra Abrams M 11
7 Lila Maus D 11
8 Charlotte DeVaughn (C) D 11
9 Lydia Ruppert M 11
10 Georgia Christman (C) M 12
11 Lizzie Mewes M 10
12 Tess Ryan A 10
13 Kaitlyn Villars A 12
14 Emma Adams D 11
15 Niki Ryan D 12
16 Gaby Kuehn D 12
17 Anisa Carlson M 12
18 Hannah Heinemann M 11
19 Lily Slater A 11

Washburn Schedule/Record

Date Opponent Time Location Score
8/25/16 at Lakeville North 7:00 PM Lakeville North T 2-2
8/30/16 at St. Louis Park 7:00 PM St. Louis Park High School W 1-0
9/1/16 at Minneapolis Southwest 5:00 PM Southwest W 2-0
9/6/16 Burnsville 7:00 PM Washburn Stadium W 3-0
9/8/16 at Roosevelt 5:00 PM Roosevelt High School W 8-0
9/10/16 Cretin-Derham Hall 5:00 PM Washburn Stadium W 3-2
9/15/16 Minneapolis Edison 5:00 PM Washburn Stadium W 6-0
9/17/16 at Holy Angels 7:30 PM Academy of Holy Angels W 3-1
9/19/16 at Eagan 7:00 PM Eagan High School L 2-5
9/22/16 Minneapolis Southwest 5:00 PM Washburn Stadium W 5-0
9/24/16 Hopkins 6:00 PM Washburn Stadium W 1-0
9/27/16 Blake 5:00 PM Washburn Stadium W 4-0
9/29/16 at Minneapolis South 3:30 PM South High School W 9-0
10/4/16 Edina 7:00 PM Washburn Stadium W 3-0
10/6/16 at Henry/North 5:00 PM Patrick Henry High School W 8-0
10/13/16 Minneapolis Southwest* 7:00 PM Washburn Stadium W 2-0
10/15/16 Hopkins* 5:00 PM Washburn Stadium W 2-1
10/18/16 at Wayzata* 7:00 PM Wayzata High School W 3-1
10/26/16 St. Michael-Albertville 7:30 PM Farmington High School  W 2-1
11/1/16 Rosemount 2:00 PM US Bank Stadium
11/3/16 Class AA State Championship 5:30 PM US Bank Stadium

STMA Varsity Roster

Jersey Name Position Year
0 Meriel Orham D 8
1 Ally Erickson M 12
2 Delaney Kneefe F 12
3 Daisy Miller M 10
5 Lindsay Finnerty F 12
6 Tori Jensen F 12
8 Cecelia Miller M 10
9 Carly Jo Gamrath M 12
10 Molly Young M 11
12 Anna Poss D 12
13 Karley Mager D 12
14 Ellie Hassinger M 11
15 Katie Johnson D 10
16 Samantha Och F 9
17 Jucel Zerna D 11
20 Kyra Winslow F 10
21 Makenzie Langdok M 12
22 Addie Johnson D 12
24 Katie Bakker M 10
25 Carolyn Bania G 11
42 Taylor Beehler A 9
44 Kassi Schoen A 9

STMA Schedule/Record

Date Opponent Time Location Result
8/25/16 at Elk River 5:00 PM Elk River W 5-1
8/29/16 East Ridge 7:30 PM St. Michael-Albertville L 0-1
8/30/16 Park 7:00 PM St. Michael-Albertville W 3-0
9/1/16 at Burnsville 7:00 PM Burnsville T 1-1
9/6/16 at Apple Valley 5:00 PM Apple Valley W 2-0
9/8/16 at North Branch 7:00 PM North Branch W 5-1
9/13/16 Chisago Lakes 7:00 PM St. Michael-Albertville W 5-2
9/20/16 Cambridge-Isanti 7:00 PM St. Michael-Albertville W 6-1
9/22/16 at Rogers 7:00 PM Rogers High School W 2-1
9/24/16 at Maple Grove 1:00 PM Maple Grove T 1-1
9/27/16 at Big Lake 5:00 PM Big Lake High School W 8-0
9/29/16 Buffalo 7:00 PM St. Michael-Albertville W 9-0
10/1/16 at Moorhead 1:00 PM Moorhead W 4-1
10/3/16 at Princeton 5:00 PM Princeton T 2-2
10/4/16 at Monticello 5:00 PM Monticello H.S. W 3-0
10/6/16 St. Francis 7:00 PM St. Michael-Albertville W 3-0
10/13/16 Elk River 7:00 PM St. Michael-Albertville W 5-0
10/15/16 Moorhead 7:00 PM St. Michael-Albertville W 2-0
10/18/16 Rogers  7:00 PM St. Michael-Albertville W 2-0

Header and featured image courtesy of Steve Kotvis & f/go.