Hometown Hero: Stephanie Ribeiro

This week’s Cardi’s Hometown Sports Hero is University of Connecticut senior Stephanie Ribeiro.

The former Cumberland All-Stater is tied for 2nd in goals scored in Division I soccer and is on the watch list for the Hermann award, given to the top player in college soccer.

Her success building on a junior season that saw Ribeiro earn the American Athletic Conference midfielder of the year, helping the Huskies make a run to the Sweet-16. Her efforts also earning her a second call up to the US National Team.

If you have a Hometown Sports Hero you’d like to nominate, email sports@wpri.com.