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After making a run to the NCAA Tournament's Elite Eight, BYU's women's soccer program has signed seven new recruits for the 2013 season. The seven recruits hail from Utah, Texas, Arizona, California and New Jersey.
Here are BYU's new recruits:
Name: Avery CaltonHometown: Ogden, Utah
High school: Ogden High SchoolClub Team: Avalanche
Name: Hannah ClarkHometown: Danville, California
High school: Monte Vista High SchoolClub Team: Mustang Blast
Name: Brittain DeardenHometown: Mercer County, New Jersey
High school: West Windsor Plainsboro High School SouthClub Team: PDA Crush
Name: Kayci GriffinHometown: Cedar Park, Texas
High school: Cedar Park High SchoolClub Team: Lonestar Soccer Club
Name: Ashley HatchHometown: Gilbert, Arizona
High school: Highland High SchoolClub Team: Legends FC
Name: Ella JohnsonHometown: Bountiful, Utah
High school: VIewmont High SchoolClub Team: Forza Futbol Club
Name: Elena MedeirosHometown: Bountiful, Utah
High school: Bountiful High SchoolClub Team: Sparta United
"We're really excited this year to add seven great incoming freshman to our team," said BYU head coach Jennifer Rockwood in a school news release. "It's a big day for our program and each of these girls. We've known and watched them for a long time. All of these girls have been to camps over the years and we've watched them with their clubs over the last several years. We couldn't be more excited to add all of them to a great returning cast that we have.
The thing we love most about all these girls is that they're amazing athletes, great competitors and have played at the highest levels. We're really looking forward to seeing them out on South Field."