NHTI’s Women’s Soccer: Kicking the Competition

NHTI’s women’s soccer team is one of the nation’s perennial powers among two-year colleges, competing regionally and nationally in the U.S. Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA).

In 2018, the Lynx went undefeated in conference play for the fifth year in a row and won their third-straight YSCC tournament championship. They were awarded the #3 seed for the USCAA National Tournament in Virginia Beach. Our Lynx are well known in small college circles for their success on and off the field. In 2018-19, our Lynx women’s soccer team was selected to receive the YSCC Sportsmanship Award.

Our Lynx women’s soccer players have earned numerous awards, including YSCC Sportsmanship Award, YSCC Coach of the Year, YSCC Player of the Year, and a pair of YSCC All-Conference players. NHTI is well represented at the USCAA All American level with many All-Academic honors, which are awarded to student athletes that are at least sophomores that attain a GPA of a 3.5 or higher.

NHTI Women’s Soccer Coaches

Heidi Crockett, Head Coach

Crockett has been a player and coach in soccer, softball, lacrosse, and basketball. A Gilmanton, N.H., native, she owns and operates Crockett Titles and graduated from California University of Pennsylvania in 2015 with a degree in Sports Management – Exercise Science with a concentration in Wellness and Fitness. Crockett won the YSCC Championship four times in her tenure (2014, 2016, 2017, 2018), including an undefeated season in 2018. She has led NHTI to three USCAA National Championship Appearances (2016, 2017, 2018).

Crockett is a veteran coach with a fantastic background in many athletic circles. Before coming to NHTI, she served as the assistant coach at New England College from 2010-13 and at Plymouth State University from 2008-2010. She is active in youth soccer, coaching at the Elite U18 level with Peak FC and the NH 2002 Olympic Development Team. She holds a US Soccer D License, a NSCAA National Coaching Diploma, and a NSCAA Regional Goal Keeping Diploma.

Kelsey Rainie, Assistant Coach

Rainie joined the women’s soccer staff in 2021. She played soccer at Concord High School and has since been an avid coach and soccer enthusiast since. Most recently, she served at Winnisquam High School as the team’s assistant coach.

NHTI Women’s Soccer Roster 


#0 Madison Lima

Cl: FR   Pos: GK   Ht: 5-3
Major: General Studies
Hometown: Belmont, NH 
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#2 Olivia Farrar

Cl: JR   Pos: D/GK   Ht: 5-2
Major: Science in Education
Hometown: Northwood, NH 
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#3 Grace Bradley

Cl: FR   Pos: D   Ht: 5-2
Major: Health Science
Hometown: Berlin, NH 
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#4 Alexis Deming

Cl: FR   Pos: M   Ht: 5-4
Major: Accounting
Hometown: Jefferson, NH 
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#5 Jaycee Murray

Cl: SO   Pos: M   Ht: 5-8
Major: General Studies
Hometown: Lancaster, NH 
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#6 Morgan Rule

Cl: FR   Pos: D   Ht: 5-2
Major: General Studies
Hometown: Concord, NH 
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#9 Lilly Curtis

Cl: FR   Pos: M   Ht: 5-6
Major: Health Science
Hometown: Epsom, NH 
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#10 Emily Knouse

Cl: SO   Pos: F   Ht: 5-5
Major: General Studies
Hometown: Loudon, NH 
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#11 Emily Weldon

Cl: FR   Pos: M   Ht: 5-7
Major: General Studies
Hometown: Pembroke, NH 
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#12 Kalleesta Selby

Cl: FR   Pos: M   Ht: 5-2
Major: General Studies
Hometown: Newbury, NH 
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#14 Madisyn Buteau

Cl: FR   Pos: M   Ht: 5-3
Major: Health Science
Hometown: Gorham, NH 
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#16 Emma Leonard

Cl: FR   Pos: D   Ht: 5-3
Major: Allied Health
Hometown: Rochester, NH 
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#18 Chloe Astholz

Cl: SO   Pos: M   Ht: 5-6
Major: General Studies
Hometown: Concord, NH 

#21 Gwendalynn Knipping

Cl: SO   Pos: D   Ht: 5-6
Major: Liberal Arts
Hometown: Gilford, NH 
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NHTI Women’s Soccer Roster Fall 2021

2021-22 Women’s Soccer Schedule

DateTimeOpponentResultBox ScoreRecap
September 74:00 PM@ Central Maine CCW (2-1)Box ScoreRecap
September 1812:00 PMvs Paul Smith’s College L (1-2)Box ScoreRecap
September 224:00 PM@ Southern Maine CCW (2-0)Box ScoreRecap
September 251:00 PM@ Holyoke CCW (3-0)Box ScoreRecap
September 304:00 PMvs Central Maine CCL (1-6)Box Score 
October 21:00 PMvs Word of Life CollegeW (9-0)Box ScoreRecap
October 54:00 PMvs Vermont TechW (5-0)Box ScoreRecap
October 91:00 PM@ Albany College of Pharmacy   
October 134:00 PMvs Bristol CC   
October 1612:00 PM@ New England College   
October 23 YSCC Final Four at NHTI   
October 24 YSCC Finals at NHTI   

NHTI Women’s Soccer Championships

YSCC Champions: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018
USCAA Tournament Appearances: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018

2021-22 NHTI Women’s Soccer Season Headlines