College Commitments

It's official!

SVFC players have made their college commitments!

"Having known these kids for such a long time and watching them grow into the players and people they are today has been amazing. They have represented their communities, schools and this soccer club in such a professional way on and off the field. I think it's great for our younger players to see what these players have done and will continue to do and use that as motivation to keep working hard. "

- Chris Laughton, Soccer Operations.

Jenna Smeriglio

High School: Norwalk High School

College: Salve Regina University | Newport, RI

Jenna is the type of player who you know will leave everything she has on that field every game. She leads by showing how hard of a worker she is game after game and practice after practice. It's a quality that will continue to bring her success on and of the field.

Caila Degrandi

High School: Norwalk High School

College: Lasell College | Newtown, MA

Caila is someone you can always rely on when a big tackle or play needs to be made. Her speed and determination make it a tough day at the office for any opposing attacking player. She has also has amazing leadership qualities that have led her to wear the captain armband.

Jonny Roach

High School: Norwalk High School

College: Elms College | Chicopee, MA

Jonny can do it all on the soccer field, he can get forward, he can put in a big tackle when it's needed, he can change the game with a pass and he is a leader in every sense of the word. Jonny was a major part of SVFC's 2000 Boys undefeated run and tournament titles this past season.

Lucas Araujo

High School: Norwalk High School

College: Western Connecticut State University | Danbury, CT

Leader, competitor, talented, skillful, determined are all words that can define the type of player and person that Lucas Araujo is. A very talented central midfielder that any team would want leading and playing in their midfield.

Cole Judkins

High School: Norwalk High School

College: Goucher College | Townson, MD

Cole is known for keeping his team in games with huge saves when they are needed the most. His positive attitude and fearless shot stopping abilities are attributes that will help whatever team he is rostered to.

Sebastian Echeverri

High School: Norwalk High School

College: University Of Bridgeport | Bridgeport, CT

Sebastian has a very creative skill set in the final third that is complemented by his powerful pace. He can turn defenders inside, out and is the player you want to have the ball when the game is calling for a goal. Sebastian can play as a striker, winger, or creative midfielder which is an asset that any coach would welcome with open arms.

Matthew Engler

High School: Staples High School

College: Emory University | Atlanta, GA

The game of soccer calls for creativity, every team needs a player who can open up the game with one pass or create a presence that drives their team to victory. Engler is that player and will play an important role in the center of the midfield for any team that he is part of.

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