NAME: STEPHANIE RIBEIROCITIZENSHIP: USA COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY: UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT POSITION: MIDFIELD/FORWARD HOMETOWN: PAWTUCKET, RI YOUTH CLUB: MASSACHUSETTS PREMIER SOCCER
Stephanie Ribeiro grew up in the small town of Pawtucket, RI. She made a name for herself as a four-year letter winner and earned Team MVP honors her junior and senior years in high school. While at Cumberland High School, Ribeiro scored 105 goals and was named All-State and All-New England three times.
Ribeiro began her collegiate career at the University of Connecticut (UCONN) in 2012. She started three games and made appearances in all 19 the team played that season. After a solid 2013 season where she tallied 16 points, Ribeiro suffered an injury that caused her to miss all of 2014. She came back the in 2015 to score seven goals and eight assists, and then followed that up with a senior season that saw her starting all 23 games and scoring 21 goals and 14 assists.