Four East Islip High School seniors and members of the girls soccer team have each signed a National Letter of Intent to play college soccer this fall.
Jackie Carty will attend Molloy College in Rockville Centre, Rachel Florenz will attend Stony Brook University, Victoria Robbins will play for the University of South Carolina and Rebecca Schreiner is heading to Lafayette University.
Carty, a goalkeeper, earned All-State, All-County and All-Long Island honors during her time at East Islip, and was named 2016 Goalie of the Year. A three-sport athlete, she also played for the varsity basketball and softball squads. She will major in nursing.
“Molloy was my choice due to its strong nursing program and great coaching staff,” Carty said.
Florenz, a forward and midfielder, is the team’s leading scorer and a Newsday Athlete of the Week and was named All-County in her junior and senior years. She also played club soccer for the Brentwood Youth SC and plans to major in biology as a step toward a career in nursing.
“I picked Stony Brook for the academic programs they had to offer me,” Florenz said.
Robbins, a goalie, is heading to South Carolina. She played club soccer for HBC Impact and served as captain of East Islip’s varsity gymnastics team. She plans to major in biological sciences.
“I liked the positive atmosphere and beautiful campus, and the team felt like family,” said Robbins.
Schreiner, a forward, played soccer for the HBC Impact club team, where she served as captain. As a member of East Islip’s varsity tennis team for four years and its captain for two, Schreiner earned All-County, All-League and All-Division honors as well as two MVP awards and the Suffolk County Girls Tennis Association Sportsmanship Award She also played on East Islip’s varsity basketball team. She plans to major in engineering.
“Lafayette is a very good academic as well as athletic school,” said Schreiner. “I will get a good education while playing high-level soccer.”
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