April 9, 2013
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - University of San Diego head women's soccer coach Ada Greenwood has announced the addition to former Torero All-American Ellie Magracia to the Torero coaching staff beginning in the 2013 season.
"We are so excited about Ellie Joining out staff," stated head coach Ada Greenwood. "She brings exceptional knowledge and experience to the program on and off the field. Being an alumnus, Ellie understands the challenges and how to achieve the highest level in the Torero environment. She is one of the greats and will help with all aspects of the program."
Magracia, a 2012 graduate of USD, was a four-year starter for the Toreros and helped lead USD to four consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances. Magracia was a key member of the 2011 Torero team that put together the memorable season in program history, as USD won a share of its first-ever WCC Championship, and reached the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament for the first time in program history. Magracia was a three-time All-WCC selection, a freshman All-American and she earned NSCAA All-West Region honors as a senior.
Last season, Magracia served as an undergraduate assistant coach for the Toreros, as she finished up her degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering.