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The Western New York Flash has signed Katherine Reynolds ’10 to its National Women’s Soccer League roster. Reynolds most recently played for the German club SC Freiburg.
Reynolds returns to the Flash after being a key member of the 2012 Women’s Premier Soccer League (WPSL) Elite Championship team. Last season, in the WPSL Elite Championship game, the defender netted a key goal in the penalty shootout. That goal helped lead the Flash to their third-consecutive championship, following wins in the W-League and Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS).
The former Bronco was named to the M.A.C Hermann Trophy watch list and started in all 22 games in her senior year. In her junior year she was acknowledged as Team Tri-Captain and earned All-WCC Second Team honors. In 2009, Reynolds received NSCAA All-West Region Second Team recognition and was named to both the WCC Preseason All-Conference Team and the All-WCC Academic Team.
Katherine was a member of the U.S. U23 Women’s National Team beginning in 2007. After playing three years with the Seattle Sounders Women in the W-League, where she made 18 appearances and scored three goals, she entered the WPS. The Washington native was a fourth round selection in the 2010 WPS Draft, taken with the Boston Breaker’s fifth pick. That same year, Katherine joined the Philadelphia Independence before playing for the Atlanta Beat in 2011.
submitted Apr. 8, 2013 3:55P
Tommy Medica ’10 is in his third professional season with the Padres. Last year, Medica hit .330 for Single-A Lake Elsinore with 19 homers and 87 RBIs in 93 games.
While playing for Santa Clara, Medica suffered a devastating injury that dislocated the shoulder of his throwing arm when he was sliding into second base. “Eventually, my goal is to catch again,” Medica recently told the San Diego Union-Tribune. “If I can throw well enough to catch again, my chances are going to get a lot better. It’d be huge. And my arm feels 10 times stronger than it did last year.”
submitted May. 7, 2013 10:03A
Hiu, Alyssa (Savage)
Alyssa Savage '10 married Paul Hiu (Macquarie Uni, Sydney) on April 6, 2013 in beautiful Tiburon, California surrounded by 100 close friends and family. Alyssa and Paul met in 2008 when she was studying abroad in Sydney. Alyssa and Paul both live happily in Australia with Paul working as a chiropractor and Alyssa as a graphic designer. Fellow Broncos who attended the wedding include: Eric Pelfrey '09, Jenna Abeyta '09, Nicholas Duston '09, Rahul Hirani '10, Michael Lee '10, Ryan Clark '10, Chris Woodhouse '10, Brittany Benjamin '10, Ryan Amante '10, Giselle Estabrook '10, Carlo Ammatuna '10, Emily Entress '11, John Kurt Wagner '12, Jessica Dickey '12, Ryan Selewicz '13 and Samantha Juda '13.
submitted May. 16, 2013 12:44A
UGRD Arts & Sciences '10
Fabino, Jenna (Torosian)
Jenna Torosian Fabino '10 accepted a client-management position with FindTheBest.com, an unbiased, data-driven comparison site. The start-up Internet company is based in Santa Barbara, CA, where she is currently living with her husband.
submitted Apr. 12, 2013 4:53P
Christian Max '11 is in China studying Mandarin and working with new American students. He has received high marks on his Level 5 (out of 7) examinations. He now speaks five languages.
submitted May. 1, 2013 11:53A
GRD Leavey/MBA '11
Pravin Boddu MBA ’11 published a satire on India, Drifting Democracy—India: from a Common Man's Perspective, which is available via Amazon CreateSpace.
submitted Feb. 14, 2013 2:55P
UGRD Leavey Business '11
Reena Aboumrad '11 married Tony Driver '11 at Chaminade Resort and Spa in Santa Cruz, CA on June 29, 2013. The two met during Winter Quarter '10 in Professor O'Brien's Accounting 130 course.
submitted May. 28, 2013 4:17P
Justine Folk '12 and Benjamin Williams '11 married on Sept. 15, 2012, in Rocklin, Calif. The wedding party included fellow Broncos Michael Kawamoto '11, Elizabeth Hatch '11, Sarah Esparza '10, and Bianca Frediani '12. The newlyweds are now living in Vacaville.
submitted Mar. 4, 2013 8:49A
GRD Law '12
Ropers Majeski Kohn & Bentley, P.C. has added Rachael E. Brown '09, J.D. '12 as an associate in its San Jose office. She graduated cum laude from Santa Clara University and also received a High Tech Law Certificate in Intellectual Property Law. During her time in law school, Brown served as assistant director of the Internal Moot Court program; helped revitalize Equality SCU, a group dedicated to advocating and advancing LGBT issues; served on the board of the Women and Law group, helping to promote the advancement of women in the legal field; and she also worked as a law clerk at RMKB.
Her practice area includes a broad range of civil litigation, including business and intellectual property matters. She focuses her practice on claims of copyright and trademark infringement, trade secret litigation, disputes arising from contract, and unfair competition. She is currently working on extending her experience in the areas of estate planning and employment litigation.
submitted May. 29, 2013 11:25A
Thomas M. Kim J.D. ’88, MBA ’88 has been elected president of Global Turnaround Management Association for 2013.
submitted Feb. 6, 2013 10:52A
Chloe Lynn Wilson ’13 writes, "I am thrilled to announce that I will be serving as a Jesuit Volunteer with JVC Northwest for one year beginning in August 2013! I will be a community liaison/tribal court spokesperson with the Northwest Justice Project on the Colville Indian Reservation in Omak, Wash. I especially want to thank all of the Campus ministers who inspired me to pursue this incredible adventure, and who supported me through my application and discernment process!"
submitted May. 12, 2013 3:54P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '13
Amy Tamayo ’13 of Hailey, Idaho, has been chosen to participate in the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals. It is a one-year, federally funded fellowship for study and work in Germany. From more than 600 applicants, Tamayo was selected as one of 75 participants. While in Germany, she will attend a two-month German language course, study at a German university or professional school for four months, and complete a five-month internship with a German company in her career field.
submitted Apr. 22, 2013 8:00A
UGRD Leavey Business '13
Goalkeeper Larry Jackson ’13 has joined the Colorado Rapids, one of Major League Soccer’s ten charter clubs. Jackson was also named the 2012 West Coast Conference Goalkeeper of the Year.
submitted Apr. 18, 2013 11:52A