2002 Soccer Recruiting Class Ranked No. 4 In The Country By Soccer America

March 22, 2002

TEMPE, Ariz. - Soccer America magazine has tabbed Arizona State's 2002 women's soccer recruiting class as the fourth best in the country. Additionally, the Sun Devils' class, under the direction of second year head coach Ray Leone, has three players (#5 Manya Makoski, #17 Brittany Cooper, #25 Stephanie Ebner) represented on Soccer America's Top-25 College Women's Recruits list. Elizabeth Bogus, Kacey Schaub and Haley Stein round out the class, the first full recruited class to Tempe for Leone:

Soccer America's 2002 Top 10 Recruiting Classes features no teams outside the ACC, Pac-10 and Big East after a vast majority of the top national-level talent available, plus at least one big-name foreign player, signed or committed to programs in the three conferences.

Four ACC programs and three each from the Pac-10 and Big East comprise the SA Top 10. The ACC and Pac-10 are considered the top two women's soccer conferences in the nation.

Soccer America Top 10 2002 College Women's Recruiting Classes:

1. North Carolina


3. Virginia

4. Arizona State

5. Boston College

6. Stanford

7. Connecticut

8. Duke

9. Notre Dame

10. Clemson

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