Sycamore Football Lessons Previews: Freshmen
Ahead of the regular season, we’ll take a closer look at each class on the Sycamore roster. Indiana State Women’s Soccer welcomes a class of seven freshmen into the 2022 season fold, which includes players from four different states.
Adelaide Wolfe – Defender
Wolfe joins the Sycamores from Pleasant Valley High School in Bettendorf, Iowa, where she was a four-year winner under head coach Ed Knupp. She was a four-time varsity nominee and helped the team reach a 17-3 record in 2021. She played for Sporting Iowa East under coach Paul Dayrell where she won the State Club Cup in 2020.
Lea McDonald – Defender / Midfielder
Coming from Glendale High School in Springfield, Missouri, McDonald started four years under head coach Jeff Rogers. She was named a second-team All-State in 2021. She played club football for former ISU head coach Vernon Croft for Sporting Springfield SC. McDonald was also a starter on the varsity volleyball team.
Madeleine Lotspeich – Goalkeeper
Winner of a four-year letter at Fort Zumwalt West High School in O’Fallon, Missouri under head coach Sean Baldwin. Lotspeich won two Missouri State Cup championships while playing club soccer. She was a three-time varsity All-Conference selection and also played two years of high school basketball.
Corynn De Groote – Midfielder/Forward
DeGroote didn’t have to travel far, coming from West Vigo High School in West Terre Haute. She was selected for four years in all conferences under head coach Alicia Lanham. DeGroote has scored 121 career goals, including an eight-goal game. Received all-district first team in his senior season. She also ran track in high school, finishing 16th in the state in the 400m in 2021.
Ella Rosch – Midfielder
A native of Parkway West High School in St. Louis, Missouri, Roesch was a four-year winner under Annie Wayland. Selected in all regions, she helped lead her team to the district championship. Roesch played club football for the Sporting St. Louis Rangers under Mike Preusser where she helped the team win a pair of Midwest Regional Championships.
Katie Koger – Midfielder/Forward
Koger was a starter for four years at Guerin Catholic High School under head coach Sean Yau. She was a three-time All-County draft pick while scoring 35 goals and registering 17 assists. Koger helped lead the team to second place in the state in her junior season A four-time All-State Academic selection, she played club football for Indiana Fire ECNL under coach Paul Dolinsky. Koger was also a starter for four years for the college basketball team making All-Conference and All-County teams.
Ella Gorri – Defender / Midfielder
Winner of a four-year letter to Glenwood High School under coach Jay Lipe. Gorrie was named SJR Women’s Soccer Player of the Year in 2021. She was also named to the United Soccer Coaches All-North Region team in 2022. Gorrie played club soccer for SLSG ECNL and Eclipse ECNL RL.
After Thursday’s exhibition in Bellarmine, the Sycamores will open their regular season on the road Thursday, August 18 at SIUE with kickoff scheduled for 8 p.m. ET.
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