St. John’s has made two additions to the women’s soccer team as Sofia Ambrosio and Angelina Scoma will join head coach Ian Stone’s team this fall.
A native of Cranford, N.J., Ambrosio closed out her high school playing days at Cranford High School. During her senior season, she had five goals and eight assists as the Cougars (18-4) won the UCC – Watchung Division Title.
Prior to attending Cranford, Ambrosio spent her freshman and sophomore years at Wardlaw-Hartridge. As a freshman, she scored 17 goals and had nine assists before posting 23 goals and five assists during her sophomore campaign.
Ambrosio played her club soccer for Cedar Stars Academy. During the 2017-18 season, she appeared in 29 games (28 starts) and had a team-high eight goals.
Scoma makes her way to St. John’s from Danville, Calif. There, she played three years of varsity soccer at Carondelet High School and finished with 11 goals and 12 assists. During her time at Carondelet, Scoma was named to the East Bay Athletic League’s (EBAL) third team during her sophomore and junior seasons.
Serving as a captain during her senior year, Scoma helped her team to the North Coast Section Championship with a 17-3-6 record. The Cougars finished the year ranked fifth in the state of California and 14th on the national level.
Scoma was named MVP for her high school, earning a spot on the EBAL second team following her senior season. Off the pitch, Scoma is a three-time scholar athlete.
On the club circuit, Scoma played five seasons for Mustang ECNL. During that time frame, Scoma was invited to participate with the U.S. Soccer Federation in Northern California in 2013, 2014 and 2015. She also participated in the NorCal Player Development Program (PDP) State Pool in 2014.