Holly Matson - NJIT

Holly is a fierce tennis competitor. She competes for NJIT, an NCAA DI program. In her first season at NJIT, she notched 10 wins.

Year: Sophomore

Height: 5'8"

Degree: Business

High School: St. Andrew's College

Hometown: Taupo, New Zealand

Career Highlights: St. Andrew's College Senior A Team 2013-2017 (Captain 2016 & 2017); NZ Secondary Schools Mixed Team Champion 2015-2017; Canterbury Junior 18U Singles Champion 2017; Canterbury Representative 16U 2016; Waimairi Club Senior Team 2015-2017; NZ 16s Championship First Place Doubles (with her sister Michal who currently competes for Seton Hall University) 

Taylor Nelson - Emporia State University

Taylor is a talented tennis player. He competes for Emporia State University, an NCAA DII program. As a freshman, he compiled an 8-3 record.

Year: Sophomore

Height: 6'1"

High School: Burnside 

Hometown: Christchurch, New Zealand

Career Highlights: Burnside HS Senior A 2014-2016 (Captain); South Island Secondary Schools Championships 2nd Place Mixed Team 2016; NZ 18U National Championship Semi-final Doubles; Australia Rod Laver Junior Open Series 2015; NZ Top 8 Masters 16U Tournament 2015; NZ 16U Championship 2nd Doubles; Sanchez-Casal Tennis Academy Barcelona 2013 

Tasmyn Fahey - Casper College

Tasmyn competes for Casper College, an NJCAA program. 

Year: Sophomore

Position: Middle Hitter

Height: 6'1"

Degree: Sociology

High School: Burnside

Hometown: Christchurch, New Zealand

Career Highlights:  Burnside HS Senior A 2014-2016; Canterbury U19 Representative Team 2016 (Captain); NZ Secondary Schools Champions 2015 & 2016; NZ U19 Development Team 2015; NZ U17 Squad 2014; Shirley Volleyball Club Premier team 2015-2017

Star Davidson - University of Virginia

Star is an accomplished rower. She competes for University of Virginia, an NCAA DI program. Star was part of the ACC Varsity Four that was named ACC Crew of the Year.

Year: Sophomore

Height: 5'11"

High School: St. Margaret's College

Hometown: Christchurch, New Zealand

Career Highlights: NZ Junior Trials 2016; St.Margaret's College 2012-2016; South Island U15 Representative 2015; 2016 Maadi Cup 2nd U18 8+, 2nd U18 2- & 3rd U18 4+; 2015 Maadi 1st U18 8+, 1st U17 8+ & 1st U17 4+ (course record)

Sarah Fitchett - Southern Methodist University

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Sarah competes for Southern Methodist University, an NCAA DI program. Her varsity four recently won SMU's first gold medal at the American Conference Championship. 

Year: Sophomore

Degree: Undecided

High School: Christchurch Girls 

Hometown: Christchurch, New Zealand

Career Highlights: 2018 AAC Gold Medalist; CGHS 2013-2016; South Island Representative Team 2015; 2016 Maadi Cup 4th U15 8 & 6th U18 8+; South Island Secondary Schools Championship 4th U16 8+ & 4th U18 8+

Phillip Hoeper - Georgetown College

Phillip competes for Georgetown College, an NAIA program. He was recently named to the 2017 Mid-South Academic All-Conference.

Year: Sophomore

Height: 6'1"

High School: Christchurch Boys 

Hometown: Christchurch, New Zealand

Career Highlights: CBHS Senior A Team 2014-2015; Tennis Australia Northside Open Doubles Quarterfinalist 2017; Waikato Bays U18 Championship Doubles Quarterfinalist 2016; Queenstown Senior Open Singles Quarterfinalist 2016; NZ 18U Junior Championship Singles R32, Doubles R16; Tennis Canterbury Juniors 3rd Place 18s Singles; Burwood Park Tennis Club Premier League #1 Player 2016

Nicola Prebble - University of California, Davis

Nicola plays field hockey for University of California, Davis, an NCAA DI program. She recently earned America East All-Championship Team honors. 

Year: Sophomore

Position: Midfield

Height: 5'4"

Degree: Undecided

High School: Diocesan School for Girls

Hometown: Auckland, New Zealand

Career Highlights: Started in all 18 games as a freshman; 2017 Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA Division l National Academic Squad; NZ U18 Squad 2015 & 2016; Auckland U18 Representative Team 2015 & 2016; Diocesan School for Girls Senior A 2013-2016 (Captain in 2016); 4th place Federation Cup 2016

Janvhi Clark - University of South Florida

Janvhi is an accomplished tennis player. She competes for the University of South Florida, an NCAA DI program. 

Year: Junior

Height: 5'7"

High School: St. Peter's 

Hometown: Tauranaga, New Zealand

Career Highlights: Was the third-highest ranked junior in NZ and was ranked as highly as No. 2 in the national age group rankings; Doubles finalist and singles semifinalist at the NZ U18 National Championship; Four-time singles semifinalist and one-time finalist in the New Zealand age group national championships

Rory Williamson - University of Mount Olive

Rory is an up-and-coming golfer. He competes for the University of Mount Olive, and NCAA DII program. His team is currently ranked 27th.

Year: Junior

High School: Christ College

Hometown: Christchurch, New Zealand

Career Highlights: Tied 25th Canterbury Strokeplay championship 2017; Quarterfinals Canterbury Matchplay Championship 2016; 2nd Avondale Junior Open 2016; Christ College Senior A Team 2013-2016

Kayla Reed - University of Michigan

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Kayla is the ultimate utility player on the hockey pitch. She competes for the University of Michigan, an NCAA DI program. She helped her No. 3-ranked team advance to the NCAA Semifinals. 

Year: Junior

Position: Midfield

Height: 5'5"

Degree: Science and the Arts

High School: Rangitoto College

Hometown: Auckland, New Zealand

Career Highlights: Started all 24 games as a freshman; lead freshmen with 16 points (6G, 4A); scored a reverse chip that was featured on ESPN's Top 10 Plays of the Week; NZ U21 & U18 Team Member; Competed in the U21 Junior World Up; named 2015 Player of the Tournament and helped North Harbor win back-to-back U18 Representative Championships 

Joe Bell - University of Virginia

Joe is an elite soccer player. He competes for the University of Virginia, an NCAA DI program. In 2017, Joe helped his team advance to the ACC title game.

Year: Sophomore

Position: Midfield

Height: 6'0"

Degree:  Undecided

High School: Scot's College

Hometown: Wanaka, New Zealand

Career Highlights: Started and played in all 21 games as a freshman (1907 minutes); notched 5 points (2G, 1A); 2017 ACC All-Freshman Team; 2018 ACC All-Academic Team; NZ U20 Team (4 caps); FIFA U17 World Cup Team Member; College Sport Wellington Soccer Player of the Year 2016

Jack Beaumont - North Texas

Jack Beaumont is a distance runner with lots of pace. He competes for North Texas, and NCAA DI program. He recently finished 2nd in the 3000m run at the Texas A&M invitational.

Year: Sophomore

Event: Cross Country; Track & Field

Height: 6'0"

Degree: Undecided

High School: Central Southland College

Hometown: Winton, New Zealand

Career Highlights:

Cross-country: in 2017 had 2 top-five finishes; came in 13th at the C-USA championships; earned 2nd team All-C-USA

High School: Finished ninth at the World Mountain Running Championships; Holds 11 New Zealand running records, including three set in the last two years; set school record times in the 10,000m, 5000m, and 3000m steeplechase.

Emma Fellowes - Upper Iowa

Emma may be little in stature, but she's a fierce competitor on the soccer field. She competes for Upper Iowa, an NCAA DII program. 

Year: Sophomore 

Position: Midfield 

Height: 5'1"

Degree: Architecture

High School: Papanui

Hometown: Christchurch, New Zealand

Career Highlights: Started 6 games and saw action in every game as a freshman; Named to the New Zealand Secondary Schools All-Tournament Team; was a four-time Canterbury/South Island Representative 

Henry Bryden - Queens University of Charlotte

Henry competes for Queens University of Charlotte, an NCAA DII program. He recently carded the best score (72, even par) to finish 3rd overall and helped his team finish 4th at the SAC Championships.

Year: Senior

Height: 5'9"

Degree: Political Science

High School: Christchurch Boy's

Hometown: Christchurch, New Zealand

Career Highlights: Placed 3rd overall at the SAC championships; Men's Regional Golf Champion

Alice Zeimann - Minnesota

Alice is an outstanding volleyball player. She competes for the University of Minnesota, an NCAA DI program. Her recruiting class was ranked fourth-best in the USA.

Year: Sophomore

Position: Outside Hitter

Height: 6'0"

Degree: Journalism

High School: Burnside

Hometown: Christchurch, New Zealand

Career Highlights: NZ Senior Women's Team Member; NZ U17 Team Member; NZ U17 & U19 Beach Volleyball Team Member; won back-to-back Sportswoman of the Year awards

Olivia Mendonca - Duke University

Olivia competes for Duke University, an NCAA DI program. The 18th ranked Duke Rowing Team recently took 3rd at the ACC Championships. 

Year: Junior

Event: V8

Height: 5'7"

High School: St. Margaret's College

Hometown: Christchurch, New Zealand

Career Highlights: Captured the Carolina Cup championship with a time of 6:41.3; Helped Duke win the Carolina Cup with 99 overall points and a sweep of all five races; Named the ACC Crew of the Week following the performance at the Carolina Cup; 2015 World Rowing Junior Championships; during senior year at St. Margaret's, placed first in the eights among all New Zealand Secondary Schools and second in the pairs