FARMINGTON, CT - The Connecticut Fusion of United Women's Soccer (UWS) have announced the signing of three more players to their 2018 roster: defender Anna Cronin and midfielders Rachel Morrier & Molly Socha. Cronin and Socha are currently attending the University of Hartford - playing under Head Coach John Natale - while Morrier is a redshirt junior at the University of Massachusetts Lowell.
Cronin transferred to the University of Hartford from UConn after a redshirt season and with the Hawks, the Glastonbury, CT-native started in all 19 games in the 2017 season. Socha played in 19 games this past season, starting in 18, and was named the team's Most Valuable Player for 2017. Morrier started in all 16 games last fall at UMass Lowell, leading her team with 11 goals (24 points) on the season as the team's co-captain.
Along with previously announced signings of Sierra Stone and Haley Nolan, this brings a total of four current University of Hartford players to the Fusion roster, along with Chanel Johnson and Stephanie Santos who previously played for the Hawks.
"I'm excited about the level of talent we have right in our backyard and it's always beneficial to have a group of players who have played together joining our roster," said Fusion Head Coach Tom D'Agostino.
The Connecticut Fusion roster now stands at nine players with more signings to be announced over the next several days. The team will begins it's first year in UWS with the home opener on Friday, May 11th at 7:00 PM vs. the New England Mutiny at Farmington Sports Arena. For more information on the Connecticut Fusion, please contact General Manager JP DiTommaso by phone at (860) 404-5789 or email at email@example.com.
About United Women's Soccer (UWS): UWS is a national women's soccer league sanctioned by U.S. Soccer through the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA). UWS is a professionally operated league created for teams that meet high minimum standards. The season runs from May until the end of July, culminating in a National Championship match. The UWS player pool is comprised of college players, aspiring & former professionals and international stars. You can follow UWS on social media on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Media can contact UWS Director of Communications Jorma Kansanen by e-mail at UWSPress@gmail.com. You can visit the league's official website at UWSSoccer.com. Interested team applicants can contact League Commissioner Joe Ferrara, Jr. by e-mail at Joe@UWSSoccer.com.