Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Countdown to No. 1

Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Countdown to No. 1

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GIRLS SOCCER No. 17 Midland Park

Last year's record: 16-4-2

2015 final ranking: No. 19

Best assets: There's confidence in Midland Park after making a run last season to the North 1, Group 1 final, where the Panthers fell to Kinnelon, 2-0. "We're trying to continue that success from last year," coach Allison Ruta said. "This year we're looking to prove last season wasn't a one-hit wonder or a fluke. We think we can be as strong as we were." A slew of returning talent, headlined by senior M Melissa Lein, also is reason for optimism. Catching fire late in the season, Lein finished with a team-best 24 goals. As a team, Midland Park struck for 78 total goals, up from 27 in 2014. Sophomore M Kendra Cirino, senior F Michaela Smith, sophomore M Emma Lein and senior D Kasey Oakes are among seven returning starters from a team that finished second in the NJIC Patriot. …

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