Girls Elite

'Caps at College: Girls Elite Academy grads accolades & awards


It has been another tremendous season of graduates from the Whitecaps FC BMO Academy System playing collegiate soccer. Below is a recap of what has been achieved as postseason play heats up.


16 recent Girls Elite Academy graduates will be playing in the 2023 NCAA Tournament, starting this Friday, November 10.

  • University of Colorado - Hannah Duguid - play Texas A&M
  • Texas A&M - Andersen Williams, Mia Pante, Jazmine Wilkinson play Colorado
  • University of Texas - Holly Ward, Olivia Ahern play Lamar University
  • Notre Dame - Clare Logan play Valparaiso
  • University of Memphis - Mya. Jones, Izzy Monck, Shae Taylor, Anna Hauer play LSU
  • University of Arkansas - Ava Jackson play Grambling
  • Arizona State - Andrea Kraetzer, Ava Wright play Santa Clara
  • University of Iowa - Sonya Mehta play Bucknell University
  • Quinnipiac - Ella Gagno play Brown University

Univ. of Memphis American Athletic Conference - Conf Champions

  • Mya Jones, Izzy Monck, Shae Taylor, Anna Hauer on team
  • AAC Offensive Player of the Year &  - Mya Jones,
  • AAC Rookie of the Year - Anna Hauer
  • 1st team All-Conference - Mya Jones
  • AAC All Rookie & and 2nd Team - Anna Hauer

Univ. of Texas - Big 12 Conf. Champs

  • Holly Ward & Olivia Ahern on team
  • Holly Ward All-Big 12 Tournament Team

Grand Canyon Univ - Western Athletic Conf. Champions

  • Aleisha Ganief on team
  • Aleisha 1st team All-Conference

Univ. of Iowa - Big 10 Champs

  • Sonya Mehta on team

Quinnipiac Univ.- Metro Atlantic Athletic Conf Champs

  • Ella Gagno on team
  • Ella on MAAC All -Conference team

Texas A&M - Southeastern Conference

  • Mia Pante - Named to All-SEC Conference Team

U Sports

Trinity Western took home the Canada West title in a thrilling final over UBC. Among the connections on the winning side are former Girls Elite player Bryana Buttar, as well as Whitecaps FC Alberta REX alum Olivia Kranjcec.

On the other side, some of the UBC connections include 'Caps alumni Dani Mosher, Ava Ferreira, and Emma Hooton.


SFU qualified for the 2023 Great Northwest Athletic Conference Women's Soccer Championships. Among the Girls Elite connections are Isabella Muzzolini and Mikayla Tupper.

Tupper was honoured as GNAC co-Newcomer of the Year, and All-GNAC Honourable Mention. She and Muzzolini - last year's winner - are the only Red Leafs to win the award.

Muzzolini added more honours this year, being named first team all-GNAC.