December 12, 2012
COLLEGE BOOT SPOTLIGHT: JONELLE FILIGNO
Meet the candidates, and vote!
Rutgers redshirt junior forward Jonelle Filigno is one of four nominees for Big Apple Soccer Women’s College Player of the Year and a regional nominee for the Soccer News Net Women’s College Boot, recognizing the national player of the year.
|Rutgers forward Jonelle Filigno is a Second Team NSCAA All-American and All-Big East First Team selection, and a candidate for the Soccer News Net Women’s College Boot.
photo courtesy Rutgers Athletic Communications
Filigno, of Mississauga, Ont. (St. Marcellinus Secondary School/Dixie Saints), is the first Scarlet Knight to be named an NSCAA All-American (Second Team) and to the All-Big East First Team since 2009. A three-time Big East Player of the Week, Filigno ranked first in the league in game-winning goals (seven), second in points (35) and goals (15). In the NCAA, the 2012 Olympic Bronze medalist finished third in game winners, ninth in goals and 18th in points. In the Rutgers record book, Filigno tied for first in single season goals, first in game winners and third in points. For her career, the forward currently sits third in game-winning scores (12), fifth in goals (25) and sixth in points (60).
Fan voting accounts for 40% of the total toward selection of the Soccer News Net College Boot. Voting for the College Boot and Big Apple Soccer Women’s College Player of the Year award is open through December 15.
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