Ava Wert ‘22 Recruiting Profile

  • Avonworth High School
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Women's Soccer
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Ava Wert's Women's Soccer Recruiting Profile
Club:
Pittsburgh Riverhound's Developmental Academy
Height:
5'4"
Weight:
130
Dominant Foot:
Right
Age:
15
Prim. Position:
GK
Sec. Position:
FW
  • 2019 Highlights #2

Personal Statement

My name is Ava Wert, and I am the starting Goal Keeper for the 2003 ECNL Pittsburgh Riverhound’s Developmental Academy Girl’s team.  How does a 5’4” 2004 birth-year player become the starting keeper for an older team, you say?  This is what I bring to my team:


  • Speed (when not in the net I also play striker for my ECNL team)

  • Foot skills and ball control that allow me to build calmly out of the back

  • Strong technique and ball handling skills that allow me to “take care of the ball”

  • Accurate punting and goal kick distribution with ability to change up the game pace as needed

  • Loud and directive from the back line

  • Positional awareness for high balls and breakaways

  • Aggressive and physical presence to get the job done

  • Positive attitude with a strong work ethic and desire to be the best for my team

While my stature may be 5’4” – my play and heart for the game is like 6’!  I am a leader from the back of the field, and work hard to direct and help my defense.  When not between the posts I am up top as a striker, aggressively working to get any body part on the ball to help my team get a goal.  One of my favorite parts of the game is beating a team that was favored to win, when we surprise the other team, and my team and I rose to the occasion and did what we knew we could.  We played like a “Riverhound”.

I’m looking for a school with a strong emphasis on academics, where the coach is a leader for me on and off the field, where the school and team environment is positive, and where excellence is expected and the ability to reach it is taught.  My hope is that I can find a school that is invested in me as a student, as a soccer player, and most importantly as a person. 

Athletics

High School Information

  • Years w/ Varsity:
  • 1 year
  • Varsity Starter:
  • 1 year
  • 2018 Varsity Team
  • Starter - Jersey: #8
  • Individual Awards:
    Rookie of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Team scoring leader
  • Team Awards:
    Sectional 2nd Place, Regional 3rd Place, State qualifier
  • Season Schedule

Club Information

  • Seasons of Club Experience:
  • 3 seasons
  • 2018 Pittsburgh Riverhound's Developmental Academy (ECNL)
  • Notes: Starting GK for the 2003 team (birth-year is 2004); also play on the field as Forward/Attacking Midfield
  • Season Schedule
  • 2017 Pittsburgh Riverhound's Developmental Academy (ECNL)
  • Notes: Was the starting GK for the 2017 Girls U15 (2003) ECNL Pittsburgh RDA team; team qualified for the ECNL Playoffs in WA (inaugural year in the league)
  • 2016 North United Soccer Club
  • Notes: Starting GK for the U13 (2004) Girls team; State Cup semi-finalists

Coach References

  • Club Coach
  • Jason Kutney
  • Position Coach
  • Hunter Gilstrap
  • High School Head Coach
  • JC Mahan

Academics

Grades

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Test Scores

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High School Information

High School:
Avonworth High School
State:
PENNSYLVANIA
Phone:
(412) 366-6360

Academic Accomplishments

Honors Classes:
Yes. Honors: History, English, Math, Biology
Registered with the NCAA Eligibility Center?
No

Awards, Achievements and Activities

  • Activity
    • Community Soccer League Referee Church Usher Mission Trips: Haiti Volunteer: Gregory's Gift (non-profit Adoption Fund)

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Contact Information

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Mailing Address

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Statistics

Statistic 2018 Varsity Te
Goals 20
Games Played 23
Record 14-7-2
 

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