Women's Soccer Announces Two National Letter of Intent Signees

Head women's soccer coach Joe Mallia announced the signing of two players for the 2004 season. The Greyhounds finished last season with their fourth consecutive Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference title as well as their third trip in as many years to the NCAA College Cup.

Tyhira Glenn (Moorestown, NJ/Moorestown) is a four year varsity starter at Moorestown High School. She was named the All-South Jersey Player of the Year, Burlington County Times Player of the Year, and the Courier Post Player of the Year. Glenn also earned first-team all-state, first-team All-South Jersey, first-team all-county, first-team all-conference, NSCAA all-region. She was named one of the top 20 players in NJ. Glenn was a member of the New Jersey Olympic Development Team from 1999-2003 as well as a member of the Region 1 Olympic Development Team in 1999 and 2003. She attended National Camp in 2003 and her club team, PDA Galaxy, has won several New Jersey State Championships, two Regional Championships and has been to the National Club Championships twice.

"Ty is a dynamic athlete," Mallia said. "Our expectations for her are that she comes into our program and makes and immediate impact. She has a great background that will help her to adjust to the college level."

Brittany Marano (Manahawkin, NJ/Southern Regional) was also a four year varsity starter. In addition to that role, she was a team captain in her junior and senior years. Marano was named first-team all-conference, Team MVP, second-team all-county, all-state honorable mention. She also participated in the New Jersey Olympic Development Program from 1999-2003. Marano's club team, Match Fit United, were New Jersey State semi-finalists in 2002.

"Brittany is a technical midfielder," Mallia said. "She has a good idea for the game. We look forward to her stepping in and adding depth for us. She has a great work ethic and intensity."

"We are excited about the signings of these two individuals," Mallia said. "Our staff believes that they will be able to come in and contribute as our program continues to move forward."