Pitt women's soccer 2013 signing class represents three countries and six different states.
QUOTING MILLER: "Roosa is an exciting player. She continues to adapt to the college game, and we anticipate her being more of a complete player going into her sophomore season. We look for her to be impacting our success either in the midfield or up front."
2012: Named a Fourth Team All-American by College Sports Madness...Led Pitt in points (14), assists (eight) and corner kicks taken (46), ranked second on the team in shots (24) and third in goals scored (three)...Also recorded 29 shots, including 12 on goal and racked up 1,254 minutes of playing time...Ranked third among Big East statistical leaders in assists and assists per game...Ranked No. 46 nationally in assists per game...Became only the third player in Pitt history to be named the Big East Women's Soccer Rookie of the Week on Aug. 27 after totaling one goal, five assists and seven points in wins over Robert Morris, St. Bonaventure and Duquesne...Also named the College Sports Madness Women's Soccer Big East Player of the Week for her efforts...Saw action in all 19 games, including 17 starts as a freshman...Recorded three goals on the season including a career-high two at St. Johns in a 2-2 tie (Oct. 7)...Notched a goal in a 3-1 win over Duquesne (Aug. 26)...Finished with a career-high two assists in two games: at St. Bonaventure (Aug. 24) and Duquesne (Aug. 26)...Totaled four points two different times: Duquesne (Aug. 26) and at St. John's (Oct. 7).
HIGH SCHOOL: Native of Kuopio, Finland who led her team to the girls Finnish Championship in 2010...Was named Finnish technique champion in 2008...Also played on both the U16 and U19 national teams, playing in 11 games and scoring two goals...Named 2012 team MVP.
PERSONAL: Born October 27, 1993 in Kuopio, Finland...Daughter of Jarmo Arvas and Jaana Strengell...Undeclared major and enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences.
Minutes: 100, at St. John's, 10/7/12.
Goals: 2, at St. John's, 10/7/12.
Assists: 2, two times- Duquesne, 8/26/12; at St. Bonaventure, 8/24/12.
Points: 4, two times- at St. John's, 10/7/12; Duquesne, 8/26/12.
Shots: 5, two times- at St. John's, 10/7/12; Robert Morris, 8/22/12.