Farrell Ranked No. 2 Midfielder In The Country
July 11, 2012
SEATTLE - Incoming women's soccer freshman Isabel Farrell was recently ranked the fourth-best incoming player in the entire country for the 2012 season by www.CollegeSportsMadness.com.
The Bellevue, Wash., native out of Interlake HS signed a National Letter of Intent to play for Lesle Gallimore's Huskies beginning this fall. She is ranked the No. 2 midfielder in the class behind Cari Roccaro who is headed to Notre Dame.
Farrell is the only in-state player in the 2012 class for UW. She has played on several US Youth National Teams, including the U-14, U-15, U-17, and U-18 teams. She has also played with the Crossfire Club Team in Redmond, Wash., for five years and led her team to first place in the Washington State Cup in 2008, 2010, and 2011, as well as a second place finish in the ECNL National Final in New Jersey in 2010. At Interlake High School, she was named Team MVP, King Co-MVP, Regional Player of the Year, during her senior year, and helped lead her team to the 2011 State Championship title.
Also making the list at No. 33 overall and the No. 6 defender is McKenzie Karas. Out of Arbor View HS in Las Vegas, Nev., Karas, who often goes by "Jammer" has also played for the US Youth National Team from 2009-12. She played with Las Vegas Premier Club Team for three years, where she helped lead the team to a first-place undefeated finish in the 2011 Surf Cup in San Diego, Calif. She has also played with Heat FC for the past year, where the team finished first in the 2012 Disney Showcase in Florida. She and fellow UW recruit, Falon Miller, attended and played together at Arbor View HS. At Arbor View, she was a four-time letterwinner and a two-time team captain (2010, 2011). During her sophomore season, she was named Sunset Region NW League Player of the Year and Nevada Gatorade Player of the Year and helped lead her team to a District, Regional, and State Championship, a season in which the team went 18-1. She also played on the Regional Team all four years of high school.