Junior midfielder tries out for national team

Courtney O’Brien ’15 is trying out for the United States Under-17 women’s soccer team this month. This makes O’Brien the second Wolverine girls’ soccer player to try out for the U-17 team, after fellow midfielder Chloe Castaneda ’15 attended the national team camp in Florida last month. Coaches for the national women’s team scout potential […]

Castaneda trains with U.S. U-17 National Team

Soccer player Chloe Castaneda ’15 was one of the six midfielders chosen to attend the U.S. U-17 Women’s National Team’s week long training camp in Lakeland Ranch, Fl. Casteneda, who helped the girls’ soccer team earn a Mission League championship and a number one ranking among high school teams on the West Coast in 2012, is […]

Full-back commits to Southern Methodist University

Girls’ soccer full-back Malanna Wheat ’14 committed to play for Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas on June 6. “I knew that I wanted to commit between June and July, definitely before I started senior year, and I had it narrowed down to six schools,” Wheat said. “I chose SMU because, first off, I love […]

Girls' soccer loses on penalties

Making its way to the CIF semifinals, the varsity girls’ soccer team had faced little trouble from its opposition. The only thing in the way of progressing on to the finals was a game against Chaminade, a team that the Wolverines had already beaten once during the regular season. Despite many chances on goal, none […]

Pregame with the No. 3 team in the nation

“Feet, feet, feet…” the words ring through the crisp winter air as we link arms and go around the circle, making sure our cleats are touching one another, tightly linked. My back is cold in the chilly wind, but my face is warm, facing in toward my teammates. We all lean forward as one, Malanna […]

Girls' soccer claims Mission League

After trouncing Louisville 6-0, the Harvard-Westlake girls’ varsity soccer team finished their season with a League record of 8-1-1 and earned the title of Mission League Champions. Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy delivered the Wolverines their only loss of the season and initially, both teams were going to share the title because they were tied. However, […]

Girls soccer switches offensive formation

Since changing formations at the start of the season, players say the varsity girls’ soccer team has been very successful and will be testing its skill in the Canyon in Mater Dei Invitational. The major change that the team made this season was changing its formation from a 4-3-3 to a 4-4-2. Head Coach Richard […]

Up Front with Hannah Lichtenstein '13

Forward Hannah Lichtenstein ’13 is the captain of the girls’ soccer team. She is the team’s leading scorer along with Rina Gores ’15. The Swarthmore commit is the team’s only starting senior. What was your most memorable goal of the season? The second goal in the game against El Camino. We were down 3-1 and […]

Girls' soccer records second straight shutout

After shutting out Oaks Christian 3-0, the varsity girls’ soccer team gained their second consecutive win and increased their overall record to 3-1-1. Hannah Lichtenstein ’13 scored two goals, and Rina Gores ’15 scored the third to confirm the win. The team’s next game will be against Mater Dei on Dec. 19 in their first […]

Girls' soccer avoids loss with tying goal in final minutes

In a six goal thriller, the Harvard-Westlake girls’ varsity soccer team tied El Camino Real in their second game of the season, 3-3. Although El Camino Real opened the scoring up early on, the Wolverines were awarded a penalty moments later after Chloe Castaneda ’15 was fouled in the penalty box. Team captain Hannah Lichtenstein […]

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