2017: Played in 19 matches, making 18 starts on the season as a freshman defender ... Finished the year with 1 goal, 2 assists and 3 shots ... Served as a key member of the UMKC defensive line that pitched 11 shutouts, including shutouts in 6 of 7 WAC contests ... Helped lead the defensive unit to WAC-leading marks in goals allowed (16), goals against average (0.79), and shutouts (11) ... Scored first career goal in an 8-0 win over Chicago State (10/28) ... Recorded a career-high 2 assists, tied for 2nd in UMKC single-game history, in a 2-1 win over UT Rio Grande Valley (10/20) ... 2017-18 Academic All-WAC Selection.
Background: Four year letter winner with Lee’s Summit West High School for head coach Todd Krey ... Helped the Titans to an overall record of 39-24-3 ... Helped lead the team to a 2013 Suburban Conference title and a district crown ... Led the squad in goals scored in 2014 and 2015 ... Garnered 2015 Missouri High School Soccer Coaches Association (MHSSCA) ... Named to the 2015 All-Class 4 Kansas City Second Team ... Two-time All-Suburban Conference selection ... Chosen as a member of the 2014 MHSSCA All-Class 3 Kansas City Third Team ... Played club soccer with Sporting Blue Valley ECNL for three years ... Earned an academic letter all four years of high school after exceeding a 4.0 GPA throughout high school.
Personal: Born December 4 … Daughter of Pete and Star Cipolla … has two sisters, Christin and Cassie, and a brother, Alex … Plans to major in Biology while attending UMKC.