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About Manya Makoski

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Plays for the Los Angelos Sol, in the women’s professional soccer league.

Selected with the fifth pick in the third round (19th overall) in the WPS General Draft.

In 2002 Makoski was named Gatorade Connecticut High School Player of the Year after winning accolades in 2001 as an NSCAA Adidas Connecticut High School Player of the Year, 2001 Parade All-American, 2000-2001 NSCAA All-American, 2001 NSCAA Adidas U-17 All-American, and 2001 Adidas Elite Soccer Program participant (top-150 players in the country).

Makoski also won the 2000-01 Hartford Courant Player of the Year award, 2001 Connecticut CJSA State Player of the Year, 2000-2001 Connecticut Post MVP, 2000 New Haven Register MVP.

International:

* Member of the 2002 US Under-19 World Cup Team that won the FIFA World Championships in Canada
* Won her third straight Nordic Cup as a member of the 2005 U.S. U-21 National Team

Club:

* Member of the WPSL’s SoccerPlus CT in 2008
* Tallied seven goals for the 2004 W-League runner-up New Jersey Wildcats Team

College:

* Was named an Academic All-American and earned First-Team All-Pac-10 honors in 2004
* Set the ASU single-season assist record with nine

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