5 Matigan Farnese
5 - Matigan Farnese
Height: 5-3
Year: Senior
Hometown: Newmarket, NH
High School: Newmarket
Position: Backfield
Major: Nursing

2019 Season: Started five of seven matches that she appeared in ... Missed the final 10 matches due to injury ... Attempted a shot in the Sharks 0-0 tie vs. Mount Holyoke College on August 31.

2018 Season: Named to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference Academic All-Conference Team ... Started all 17 matches for the Sharks ... Made her first collegiate start vs. Wellesley College on August 31 ... Helped Simmons post a 1.33 goals against average from the backfield.

2017 Season: Saw time in six matches in her first season for the Sharks ... Made her collegiate debut on September 2 vs. Newbury College.

High School/Personal: Four-year letterwinner for Newmarket High School ... Named to the Division IV All-State First Team as a senior and the Second Team as a junior for the Mules ... Tabbed to the Granite State All-Conference squad for NHS following her senior year and was selected a finalist for the Seacoast Media Group Female Athlete of the Year award ... Played in the New Hampshire Lyons Cup match and was named the game's Best Defensive Player ... Chosen a Captain for Newmarket High prior to her senior campaign ... Played for Seacoast United from 2010-16 ... Graduated with Highest Honors as the Class Salutatorian at NHS ... Named a New Hampshire Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Scholar ... Earned Academic Achievement in Algebra 1 and was honored for Exceptional Project Work in Information Technology & ME and Excellence in Street Law ... Achieved the Highest Average in Western Civilization at Newmarket High School ... Recipient of the Elmira College Key Award ... Served as National Honor Society President and was a member of National Technical Honor Society at NHS ... Tabbed a Student Council Representative and Class Historian ... Member of Interact, SEARCH, Health Occupations Students of America ... Served in her community as Head Coach for Newmarket Youth Soccer Association and got involved with Trick or Canning, Christmas in the City, Timberland Community Service Day, Internship Exeter Hospital Family Center, and the Student Athlete Leadership Team ... Born September 5, 1999 ... Daughter of Jennifer and Joseph Farnese ... Majoring in Nursing at Simmons and would like to pursue a career as a Nurse ... Earned Dean's List honors for every semester at Simmons ... Enjoys soccer, skiing, spending time with family and friends, country music, going to the lake, traveling, fishing, shopping and reading.