RCTC Women's Soccer Preview

RCTC Women's Soccer Preview
Aug 23, 2018

Rochester, Mn- The Rochester Community & Technical College women's soccer team will kick-off the Bryan Weiss era tonight with an non-conference tilt against Dakota County Technical College. The following is the Yellowjacket preview with information as provided by the coaching staff. A strong freshman recruiting class and new approach hope to give the Yellowjackets a strong start in their first season under new head coach Bryan Weiss. 

2018 RCTC Yellowjacket Women's Soccer Preview:

Head Coach: Bryan Weiss, 1st year, 0-0 Overall

Assistant Coaching Staff: Torri Jordan, Assistant Coach/Goalkeeper Coach; Dustin Beckman, Assistant Coach

2017 Overall Record - MCAC Record : 3-7-1 Overall / 0-3-0 MCAC

2018 RCTC Schedulehttp://www.rctcyellowjackets.com/sports/wsoc/2018-19/schedule

2018 RCTC Roster: www.rctcyellowjackets.com/sports/wsoc/2018-19/roster

Key Returning Athletes: 

Sarah Baack, Goalkeeper, Zumbrota, MN

MaKayla Day, Forward, St. Johns, FL

Key New Incoming Athletes: 

Micayla Biffert, Midfielder, Stewartville, MN

Dominique Brucki, Defender, Rochester, MN

Nicole Haidar, Defender, Lake City, MN

Elisabeth Stelley, Midfielder, Rochester, MN

Makenzie Swanson-Larson, Midfielder, Stewartville, MN

Valya Urbach, Forward, Lake City, MN

Monika Vargas, Midfielder, Austin, MN

Sydney Vrieze, Defender, Stewartville, MN


Coach Weiss on Defensive Expectations for the 2018 season: 

"Sarah Baack (Captain, GK, So.) returns to lead the RCTC Yellowjackets' defense. While protecting the net she will also be leading defenders like Dominique Brucki (Def, Fr.), and Sydney Vrieze (Def, Fr.)."


Coach Weiss on Offensive Expectations for the 2018 season: 

"The RCTC Yellowjackets' offense will feature a creative unit led by MaKayla Day (Captain, Fwd, So.), Elisabeth Stelley (mid, Fr.), and Makenzie Swanson-Larson (Mid, Fr.)."

Coach Weiss the on Overall Team Expectations of 2018 season.

"We are a young squad that has high expectations, including developing into an intelligent and cohesive unit."

RCTC Yellowjacket local media & campus contacts:

Post Bulletin, Rochester, MN, Guy N. Limbeck, glimbeck@postbulletin.com

Post Bulletin, Rochester, MN, Pat Ruff, pruff@postbulletin.com

KTTC, Rochester, MN, Pat Lund, plund@kttc.com

KAAL, Rochester, MN, Diana Cannizzaro, dcannizzaro@kaaltv.com

KAAL, Rochester, MN, Sean Tehan, stehan@kaaltv.com

Bryan Weiss, Head Coach Women's Soccer, bryan.weiss@rctc.edu

Michael Lester, Athletic Director, mike.lester@rctc.edu

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