Florida Gators soccer adds Villanova transfer

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Midfielder Shaye Seyffart joins the Gator soccer team next fall as she transfers to Florida from Villanova. Seyffart has played in every match of the Wildcats’ 2018 and 2019 seasons.

Seyffart enters Florida as a junior and is the team’s 12th addition. In addition to Seyffart, 11 freshmen join the Gators in 2020.

More on Seyffart:
Shaye Seyffart @shayeseyffart

*   Position: Midfielder
*   High School: Hunterdon Central H.S. (Jeannine Calhoun)
*   Hometown: Ringoes, N.J.
*   Club Team: Sky Blue PDA (Michael Smith)
*   Info
*   At Villanova (2018-19)
*   Appeared in every match of Villanova’s 2018 and 2019 campaigns – starting every match of 2018 and 15 as a sophomore
*   Scored a goal in each season
*   Fifth among the 2019 Wildcats in minutes played (1,411) and fourth in 2018 (1,321)
*   High School

*   Part of Hunterdon Central’s New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) Group 4 state champion team in 2016
*   Hunterdon Central No. 5 on USA Today’s final national rankings for fall 2016<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__usatodayhss.com_rankings_expert_girls_fall-2Dsoccer_2016_13&d=DwIFAg&c=sJ6xIWYx-zLMB3EPkvcnVg&r=o5LKAX7slotfFMyE71jI7L22NYBIi1-KbRGNSXudTPo&m=DjmEB10xqizcQGD64F-garVwROiW4X_uk3CcEAQvJZ4&s=KWc91JacvHq3XKQWRwOfCrdOlcH6nNykTGplsi7a-c4&e= >
*   HCR H.S. claimed three Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex Tri-County team titles
*   2016 NJ.com All-State third team<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.nj.com_highschoolsports_article_njcoms-2D2016-2Dall-2Dstate-2Dgirls-2Dsoccer-2D3rd-2Dteam_&d=DwIFAg&c=sJ6xIWYx-zLMB3EPkvcnVg&r=o5LKAX7slotfFMyE71jI7L22NYBIi1-KbRGNSXudTPo&m=DjmEB10xqizcQGD64F-garVwROiW4X_uk3CcEAQvJZ4&s=kV76XYIwfT9OFIcN4NCegJFXcbluw0sXUsIAmiO_b8Q&e= > – scoring nine goals despite playing primarily on backline
*   Skyland Conference All-Star second team in 2016<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.nj.com_highschoolsports_article_all-2Dskyland-2Dconference-2Dgirls-2Dsoccer-2Dhonors-2D2016_&d=DwIFAg&c=sJ6xIWYx-zLMB3EPkvcnVg&r=o5LKAX7slotfFMyE71jI7L22NYBIi1-KbRGNSXudTPo&m=DjmEB10xqizcQGD64F-garVwROiW4X_uk3CcEAQvJZ4&s=Ggo94xU4qMSKwmTSrjhxc8o7EZbzIT1DUdidS6clTPM&e= > and 2015<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.nj.com_highschoolsports_article_skyland-2Dconference-2Dgirls-2Dsoccer-2Dhonors-2Dand-2Dfinal-2Drankings-2D2015_&d=DwIFAg&c=sJ6xIWYx-zLMB3EPkvcnVg&r=o5LKAX7slotfFMyE71jI7L22NYBIi1-KbRGNSXudTPo&m=DjmEB10xqizcQGD64F-garVwROiW4X_uk3CcEAQvJZ4&s=toPE3YWhurLIgxhHhKCVTXIa_fraXQe-CGrprDe8d3s&e= >
*   2016 Hunterdon County Democrat All-Area Team<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.nj.com_highschoolsports_article_hunterdon-2Dcounty-2Ddemocrat-2Dall-2Darea-2Dgirls-2Dsoccer-2Dteam-2Dfor-2D2016_&d=DwIFAg&c=sJ6xIWYx-zLMB3EPkvcnVg&r=o5LKAX7slotfFMyE71jI7L22NYBIi1-KbRGNSXudTPo&m=DjmEB10xqizcQGD64F-garVwROiW4X_uk3CcEAQvJZ4&s=ToQ3QbEC_7h84oALJU04et6vpA4sfYG65WlcJadC3h4&e= >
*   2015 Courier News All-Area honorable mention<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.mycentraljersey.com_story_sports_high-2Dschool_soccer_2015_12_10_courier-2Dnews-2Dgirls-2Dsoccer-2Dall-2Darea-2Dteams_76053512_&d=DwIFAg&c=sJ6xIWYx-zLMB3EPkvcnVg&r=o5LKAX7slotfFMyE71jI7L22NYBIi1-KbRGNSXudTPo&m=DjmEB10xqizcQGD64F-garVwROiW4X_uk3CcEAQvJZ4&s=anyVErvRbGPzpEfUKIE5DkzcZ5icZ4UnbOwoW2A44qc&e= >
*   Club
*   Sky Blue PDA U18/19<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__skbl.ussoccerda.com_sam_teams_index.php-3Fteam-3D3952640-26player-3D249001529&d=DwIFAg&c=sJ6xIWYx-zLMB3EPkvcnVg&r=o5LKAX7slotfFMyE71jI7L22NYBIi1-KbRGNSXudTPo&m=DjmEB10xqizcQGD64F-garVwROiW4X_uk3CcEAQvJZ4&s=Tu3QlDqQL_AH9eJlUYeozGMsTC7ido1fB7jWOiIogT0&e= > among nation’s leaders in her final season
*   Also played with PDA ECNL gunners U17 and U16 and FC Bucks Fusion ECNL U14, U15
*   Invited to US Soccer Federation National Training Center (2014, 2015)

Becky Burleigh says:
“We are happy to have someone of Shaye’s consistency, work ethic and character join the Gators. Looking forward to her becoming part of the team for the upcoming season.”

Florida Soccer Additions for Fall 2020 Season  Fall 2019 Gator Signing Release<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__floridagators.com_news_2019_11_18_10-2Dadditions-2Dfor-2Dgator-2Dsoccer-2Dfor-2D2020.aspx&d=DwIFAg&c=sJ6xIWYx-zLMB3EPkvcnVg&r=o5LKAX7slotfFMyE71jI7L22NYBIi1-KbRGNSXudTPo&m=DjmEB10xqizcQGD64F-garVwROiW4X_uk3CcEAQvJZ4&s=VweO8ODZlvkGUkPvqI2_uXhEunLxc9nrIUaYIWhZfLs&e= >




High School


Anna DeLeon

Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif.


Palos Verdes H.S.

Strikers FC

Alexa Goldberg

St. Petersburg, Fla.


St. Petersburg H.S.

Tampa Bay United

Tori Grambo

St. Johns, Fla.


Bartram Trail H.S.

Florida Elite Soccer Academy

Izzy Kadzban

Longwood, Fla.


Lake Mary H.S.

Florida Kraze Krush

Ashlyn Kane

St. Johns, Fla.


Bartram Trail H.S.

United Soccer Alliance DA

Beata Olsson

Enkoping, Sweden


Celsiusskolan Uppsala

Uppsala W

Cece Price

Potomac, Md.


Our Lady of Good Council


Madelaine Rhodes

Vero Beach, Fla.


Vero Beach H.S.

Florida Kraze Krush

Shaye Seyffart*

Ringoes, N.J.


Hunterdon Central H.S.

PDA Sky Blue DA

Delaney Tauzel

Jacksonville, Fla.


Creekside H.S.

Florida Elite Soccer Academy

Andrew Spivey
Andrew always knew he wanted to be involved with sports in some capacity. He began by coaching high school football for six years before deciding to pursue a career in journalism. While coaching, he was a part of two state semifinal teams in the state of Alabama. Given his past coaching experience, he figured covering recruiting would be a perfect fit. He began his career as an intern for Rivals.com, covering University of Florida football recruiting. After interning with Rivals for six months, he joined the Gator Country family as a recruiting analyst. Andrew enjoys spending his free time on the golf course and watching his beloved Atlanta Braves. Follow him on Twitter at @AndrewSpiveyGC.