Monday, December 14, 2009 - SCC Women's Soccer is proud to announce the signing of Paola Martinez from Quito, Ecuador. Paola was a member fo the Ecuadorian U-17 National team that competed in the Sudamericano U-17 Championship in Chile in 2008. In her high school career, she started 63 out of 70 games played and scored 38 goals while recording 54 assists. She was also Captain of her high school team which finished first or second in the San Pablo City Championship in 2004, 2005, and 2006 while she was named to the All-City Tournament team in 2003 and 2006. In 2002 she won the award for Best Athlete of the Province of Pinchincha.
"I am extremely excited to add Paola to our team," stated Patriot Coach Paul Patton. "She will bring experience, talent, a strong work ethic, and some diversity in style of play to our team. We are lucky to sign her and I think that she will help our program improve and grow while she is here."