Varsity Soccer - Girls
Pingree girls’ soccer competes in the Eastern Independent League while also playing a challenging schedule outside of the league. The team has enjoyed great success in recent years having regularly qualified for the New England Tournament, winning back-to-back championships in 2013 and 2014.
The goals of our program are to develop teams that can compete successfully and to instill in our players the value of always striving for competitive excellence without compromising a commitment to good sportsmanship. Please come by the field to watch one of our games!
Pingree Alumni Collegiate Athletes
Charlotte Esty '16, Dartmouth College
June Kiely '16, St. Lawrence University
Kerri Zerfoss '16, Northeastern University
Kasey Provost '14, Roger Williams University
Kristina Caradonna '14, Connecticut College
Ariana Twomey ‘11, Amherst College
Alex Karamitsios ‘11, Dickinson College
Jennifer Newman '10, University of Rochester
Jamie Cappucci '10, Bates College
Jackie Lee '08, Salve Regina University
Kellie Barile '08, Clark University
Jillian Cappucci '06, Bates College
Tina Lee '04, Salve Regina
|3||Alexis Nickole||2020||Saugus, MA|
|4||Sarah Faulkner||M||2019||Beverly, MA|
|5||Elizabeth Evangelista||B||2018||North Andover, MA|
|6||Jessica Tonthat||2020||Middleton, MA|
|7||Mei Li Hart||2020||Rockport, MA|
|8||Caroline Evangelista||M||2019||North Andover, MA|
|9||Nina Dooley||F||2019||Hamilton, MA|
|10||Porter Dooley||M||2019||Hamilton, MA|
|11||Alexandra McNinch||F||2017||Beverly, MA|
|12||Sarah Ager||2020||Middleton, MA|
|13||Nicole Scarfo||M||2017||Boxford, MA|
|14||Cameron Dowd||B||2018||Topsfield, MA|
|15||Isabella Molloy||2020||Topsfield, MA|
|16||Megan Foye||F||2017||South Hamilton, MA|
|17||Olivia Pena||B||2017||Lynnfield, MA|
|18||Sydney Raess||2020||Boxford, MA|
|19||Abigail Dirks||B||2017||Danvers, MA|
|20||Taylor Casale||F||2017||North Andover, MA|
|21||Olivia Adamic||F||2019||North Andover, MA|
|GK||Lauren Giordano||GK||2018||Saugus, MA|
|GK||Holland Stam||2018||Ipswich, MA|
Head Coach: Dushawne "Doc" Simpson
Dushawne Simpson is the former Director of Coaching at Aztec and current assistant coach of the Boston Breakers professional team. As coach, Simpson has led Aztec Soccer teams to state, regional, and national titles. Simpson began coaching for Pingree in 2011 and led the team to back-to-back New England championships in 2013 and 2014. He was named Salem News Coach of the Year in 2013.
Before moving over to coaching, Simpson was himself a standout soccer player. Simpson played his youth soccer in Connecticut and played his high school soccer at Avon Old Farms School and then Avon High School. At Avon High School, Simpson helped lead his team to a #2 national high school soccer ranking in 1990 and was selected to the 1990 CT All-State team in Soccer, Basketball, and Track.
Simpson continued to shine at the collegiate level, playing at NCAA Division II powerhouse Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU) as a freshman and then moving on to Salem State College. As a freshman at SCSU, Dushawne was all-conference and Freshman of the Year when he led the league in scoring, and he was an all-conference performer at Salem State College.
Simpson followed up his brilliant college career by playing professionally for several teams, including the New Hampshire Phantoms, the Connecticut Wolves, and the Boston Bulldogs, as well as U.S. Avellino of Serie C in Italy.
Assistant Coach: Ashley McGowen
Ashley Mcgowen grew up in Saugus, Massachusetts, where she was captain of her high school soccer and track teams. She is a licensed teacher with a BA in English and currently works in special education at Masconomet High School. Prior starting coaching at Pingree in 2016, she coached the JV girls soccer team at the Waring School for six years. She also coaches club soccer. She spent six years as a head and assistant coach for Aztec Soccer Club, and currently coaches for NEFC-Breakers, as head coach of U11 and U13 girls teams. In addition to coaching soccer, she has coached track and field at Masconomet.